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Sony patent filing for glasses, would share data face to face

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jun, 2012 05:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Google might not realize it, but Project Glass isnt alone in the patent race these days.
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China astronauts complete successful space docking

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module on Monday, the latest milestone in Chinas ambitious campaign to build a space station.
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Building block of a programmable neuromorphic substrate: a digital neurosynaptic core

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM SyNAPSE team has fabricated a key building block of a modular neuromorphic architecture
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How Wireless Charging Will Keep Toxic Waste Out of Landfills

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 03:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Rechargeable batteries were supposed to keep trash out of landfills. Instead they replaced old garbage with new.
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Never a better time to buy: SSD prices in consistent decline

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 03:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The data shows that prices have moved inversely to HDDs since the tragic flooding of Thailand last year. Your takeaway: SSDs are cheaper than ever.
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Water Desalination across Nanoporous Graphene

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jun, 2012 03:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have shown that nanoporous graphene can filter salt from water at a rate that is 100 to 1000 times faster than the best commercial desalination technology
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All carbon solar cell harnesses infrared light

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jun, 2012 06:45 AM
by AlexMuller
New type of photovoltaic device harnesses heat radiation that most solar cells ignore.
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Apple ordered to pay damages to Samsung by Dutch court

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been ordered to pay damages to rival Samsung Electronics by a court in the Netherlands.
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You want a robotics revolution?

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:35 PM
by AlexMuller
CEO Of Russian Email Company Fuels Robotics Revolution With $25 Million
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Gigapixel camera catches the smallest details

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:27 PM
by AlexMuller
One billion pixel snapshots offer researchers high resolution view of dynamic processes.
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Google Scores a Patent on Google Glasses Technology

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2012 03:13 PM
by AlexMuller
he USPTO just awarded Google with a patent on an integrated finger tracking input sensor device for Google glasses
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Tactile robot finger outperforms humans in identifying textures

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jun, 2012 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The BioTac sensor can correctly identify a randomly selected material from a a sample of 117 common materials 95 percent of the time
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Future Sky City Skyscraper: apartments for 174,000 peole and 104 elevators

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
This is follow up news about the tallest skyscraper project that is expected in Changsa from Broad Group.
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Microsoft Announces Its First Real Tablet: The Surface

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft is showing off its very first modern (read: post iPad) tablet.
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Smartphone users risking health with overuse of devices

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2012 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
People are risking their health by working on smartphones, tablets and laptops after they have left the office, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
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DARPA asks:

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jun, 2012 01:30 PM
by AlexMuller
What tech from science fiction would you most like to see as science fact?
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