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January 27th, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Harvard professors: Privacy is dead and it’s never coming back

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Imagine a world where a department store knows from your buying habits that you’re pregnant even before your family does or mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA.  Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

BMW, VW join forces to build fast-charging stations for electric cars in US

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German car companies, BMW and Volkswagen are teaming up with ChargePoint to install a network of fast-charging stations for electric cars in the U.S. Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Bill Gates wants to tackle mobile banking without bitcoin

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Bill and Melinda Gates have a pretty substantial to-do list.  In the Gates Foundation annual letter, they have outlined their long-term, 15 year goals for the challenges they wish to solve.   Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 12:13 pm

Grow your ashes into a tree with the Bios Urn

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How would you, your loved ones, or even your pet like to grow into a tree after death?  It is now possible with the Bios Urn. Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 11:54 am

Real life Star Trek Tricorder By 2016?

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The tricorder was a handheld device, featured on the Star Trek shows and movies, that is able to diagnose a wounded or sick patient in seconds.
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January 26th, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Disruptive technology trends for the coming year

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Every new year comes with a landslide of predictions and trends to guide us through the year. Continue Reading »

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January 26th, 2015 at 1:50 pm

New wave of hands on drones

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Farmers, police forces, and extreme sports enthusiasts have already found uses for drones.  Now engineers are testing versions of the tiny craft that can do more than just observe.

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January 26th, 2015 at 1:36 pm

Electric buses on the rise

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Electric cars have come a long way and they continue to wrestle more market share from their fossil-fueled counterparts, but electric cars can only take us so far.  Electric buses, on the other hand, are a lot more exciting and becoming more commonplace. Continue Reading »

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January 26th, 2015 at 1:04 pm

Nasa releases 1.5 billion pixel image

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A sweeping bird’s-eye view of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31) is the largest NASA Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, it is also the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor.

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January 26th, 2015 at 12:06 pm

New iPhone app helps blind with sight on demand

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By Developing systems to identify the tangibles in life come to her naturally, from how to stock her canned goods to labeling her music collection so she can listen to which ever genre strikes her, Karen Koch Rasmussen can navigate life just fine without sight.  Continue Reading »

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