Social Media Sidebar

Announcement

Please sign up, comment on articles and bring your friends!

Current poll

PlanetTech is asking:

What do you think about our new web site?

Love it, indeed
Really good solution
Same as old one
The old one was better
This is a new option

Quote of the day

'By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it'

 

Eliezer Yudkowsky

Software

Pirate Bay Browser Clocks...
votes (89)
Tesla enters race to build...
votes (86)
Occipital New Structure...
votes (82)
Ford car takes control of...
votes (79)
IBM Watson wants to fix...
votes (79)

Google imagines environment aware mobile adverts

Posted in Software on 23rd Mar, 2012 02:45 AM
by AlexMuller
If you have ever stood in the rain wondering where the nearest umbrella shop is, then the latest Google patent may interest you.
Rate this!
+1

Free apps eat up your phone battery just sending ads

Posted in Software on 20th Mar, 2012 02:37 AM
by AlexMuller
Up to 75 per cent of the energy used by free versions of Android apps is spent serving up ads or tracking and uploading user data: running just one app could drain your battery in around 90 minutes.
Rate this!
+0

Race Against the Machine

Posted in Software on 17th Mar, 2012 11:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Will technology create permanently high unemployment?
Rate this!
+1

Ex Google employee says Google+ has ruined the company

Posted in Software on 15th Mar, 2012 05:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate.
Rate this!
+1

Google working on motion interface for Android

Posted in Software on 9th Mar, 2012 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has had great success with the Kinect, its motion detecting interface for the Xbox 360 game console
Rate this!
+2

Can Computers Catch You Telling a Lie?

Posted in Software on 5th Mar, 2012 11:59 PM
by APM
Research suggests that software might be better than law enforcement officials at detecting a lie. But will it really work?
Rate this!
+1

BitTorrent Pirates Go Nuts After TV Release Groups Dump Xvid

Posted in Software on 5th Mar, 2012 11:29 PM
by APM
Some Internet piracy groups decided to implement some new regulations and standards last week. Instead of releasing TV shows in the Xvid/avi format...
Rate this!
+1

Computer modelling: Brain in a box

Posted in Software on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:27 PM
by APM
Henry Markram wants 1 billion Euros to model the entire human brain. Sceptics dont think he should get it.
Rate this!
+1

Evi trumps Siri for general knowledge

Posted in Software on 29th Feb, 2012 06:53 PM
by APM
Move over Siri, Evi is the new kid in town. Its no Watson, but Evi, created by True Knowledge, a Cambridge, U.K. based semantic technology startup
Rate this!
+1

Eye controlled computer games for disabled children

Posted in Software on 28th Feb, 2012 02:29 PM
by APM
Computer games which can be controlled by eye movements are being developed by researchers at a UK university.
Rate this!
+0

Photoshop Touch coming to the iPad, reminds us Adobe finally gets mobile

Posted in Software on 27th Feb, 2012 08:22 AM
by APM
Adobe will officially launch its Photoshop Touch iPad app at the Mobile World Congress on Monday, months after Android users first got their hands on the app
Rate this!
+1

Stochastic Pattern Recognition Dramatically Outperforms Conventional Techniques

Posted in Software on 25th Feb, 2012 07:02 PM
by APM
A stochastic computer, designed to help an autonomous vehicle, outperforms a conventional computer by three orders of magnitude,
Rate this!
+1

Computer modeling: brain in a box

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2012 11:03 AM
by APM
Henry Markrams controversial proposal for the Human Brain Project (HBP) an effort to build a supercomputer simulation that integrates everything known about the human brain
Rate this!
+0

Starting March 1st, A Red License Plate in Nevada Means the Driver is a Robot

Posted in Software on 23rd Feb, 2012 01:35 AM
by APM
An extended campaign in Nevada by Google has led to a new host of provisions which will allow automated cars to legally drive in the state.
Rate this!
+1

GPs to prescribe health apps

Posted in Software on 22nd Feb, 2012 03:35 PM
by APM
GPs could soon offer their patients free smartphone apps to help with managing health conditions.
Rate this!
+1

Patents: Apple wins over Motorola in slide to unlock ruling

Posted in Software on 19th Feb, 2012 09:53 PM
by APM
Apple has won a patent dispute against Motorola Mobility regarding a slide to unlock feature on smartphones.
Rate this!
+1

Recent headlines

  • Posted in Science on 2017-04-23 16:03:05
    Google's universal quantum computer could become world's.....read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2017-04-23 15:51:27
    Anti-dementia drugs will soon start clinical trials..read more
    Posted in Business on 2017-04-23 15:47:18
    Robots can handle a third of our workplace tasks, study.....read more
    Posted in Science on 2017-04-22 15:31:01
    Proposed Mission to find life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus..read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2017-04-22 14:32:54
    Global plan to wipe out hepatitis..read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-10 01:33
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-20 07:17
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Software on 2013-10-20 06:43
Pirate Bay Browser Clocks 1,000,000 Downloads..read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-10 02:10
Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into new.....read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-14 03:13
Endothelial Cells Can Repair and Regenerate Organs,.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Staring at Your Phone Could Be Making You Short Sighted..read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Oculus Rift virtual reality headset coming to mobile, but.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Delivering drugs via nanoparticles to target mitochondria..read more

Recent Blog Posts

  • Posted by AlexMuller
    Intensive medical treatment can reverse type 2 diabetes..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Daily consumption of tea protects the elderly from cognitive.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    New analysis method of metabolites accurately predicts whether.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Unproven stem cell 'therapy' blinds three patients at Florida.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Indigenous South American group has healthiest arteries of all.....read more

Login to your Account

Login to your PlanetTech Account here

Username:
Password:
Remember me
or

Create a New Account

You just need username and password

The following errors occured:
Username:
Email:
Password:
Verify password:
Remember me