June 2014
Nest reveals tie-ups with Jawbone, Mercedes and others

  Nest’s thermostat will have the ability to communicate with other products Google’s Nest division is to allow its “smart” thermostats and smoke alarms to communicate with third party products. Initial tie-ups include letting Mercedes cars and Jawbone Up wristbands turn the heating on, and allowing Lifx’s wi-fi connected light bulbs to flash red if smoke is detected. Nest’s co-founder Matt Rogers told the BBC

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Jun
2014
China’s Tianhe-2 tops supercomputer chart again

Tianhe-2 supercomputer manages 33.86 petaflop/s China has the world’s most powerful supercomputer for the third time in a row as the country once again ups its presence in the global top 500. Tianhe-2 was top of the twice-yearly list that keeps tabs on supercomputer development and growth. Since the last list, China had 20% more supercomputers in the top 500, while US representation went down

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Jun
2014
May 2014
Tilting smartwatch

Tilting smartwatch cuts need for fiddly screen-jabbing Video: Smartwatch lets you control apps with a twist Tapping and swiping on smartwatch apps is fiddly – and your fingers get in the way of what’s on the screen, too. To the rescue comes Gierad Laput of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a tiltable watch face that could save you a whole lot of screen

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May
2014
10 World Changing Technology

10 Upcoming Technology That May Change The World We have seen great leaps in digital technology in past the past five years. Smartphones, cloud computing, multi-touch tablets, these are all innovations that revolutionized the way we live and work. However, believe it or not, we are just getting started. Technology will get even better. In the future, we could live like how people in science

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May
2014
Best 3D Printers 2014

Best 3D Printers 2014 Pictured: XYZ Printing da Vinci and Cubify Cube 3″Star Trek” promised replicators that could print out anything in seconds, even a cup of “Earl Grey, hot.” While the technology isn’t there yet, it is getting closer, thanks to consumer 3D printers. These devices convert a digital design into any small, plastic 3D object that your imagination and design skills (or designs

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May
2014
April 2014
Bendy implant harnesses the power

Bendy implant harnesses the power of your beating heart Fancy becoming a real human dynamo? Every breath you take could one day be used to generate electricity. Energy from the natural motion of the heart, lungs and diaphragm in cows, pigs and sheep has been harnessed to power medical implants. The hope is that people with pacemakers, cochlear implants and heart monitors will one day

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Apr
2014
DNA nanobots deliver drugs

  It’s a computer – inside a cockroach. Nano-sized entities made of DNA that are able to perform the same kind of logic operations as a silicon-based computer have been introduced into a living animal. The DNA computers – known as origami robots because they work by folding and unfolding strands of DNA – travel around the insect’s body and interact with each other, as

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Apr
2014
March 2014

(Reuters) – ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple’s iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years. Sales of top-end smartphones, a market dominated by Apple and Samsung, were lower than predicted during the Christmas holiday season, leading to worries that the market was becoming

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March 2014

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