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Tags results for 'innovation'

Keeping Pace with Accelerating Technology

Posted in Reviews on 13th Dec, 2013 02:40 AM
by AlexMuller
The accelerating pace of progress in information technology is creating ever more opportunity for disruptive innovation.

Google’s Eric Schmidt worries European governments will 'regulate out' innovation

Posted in Business on 11th Oct, 2014 11:47 PM
by AlexMuller
“That they will somehow prevent a place where a young entrepreneur can invent something truly new.”

Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2014 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Landing on a comet, nuclear fusion with lasers and a tractor beam are among the 10 physics breakthroughs of 2014, as chosen by a leading science magazine.

Seven life-changing surgeries made possible by 3D printing

Posted in Hardware on 13th Dec, 2014 12:46 AM
by AlexMuller
3D printing technology has enabled some truly life-changing surgeries in the past year.

How Technology Brought Us Closer to the Future in 2014

Posted in Science on 17th Dec, 2014 07:57 PM
by AlexMuller
As the year draws to a close, it’s worth glancing over our shoulder. What technologies and themes were brightest in 2014? Read on.

Google's Sidewalk Labs to solve urban problems

Posted in Business on 13th Jun, 2015 12:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Sidewalk will focus on improving city life by developing and incubating urban technologies to address issues like cost of living, efficient transportation and energy usage.

Medical innovations get £18m in funding

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2015 09:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Development of a universal flu vaccine and a home testing kit for lung infections are among 12 projects to have received backing from an £18m fund for medical innovation.

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Posted in Business on 7th Sep, 2015 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.

Canon develops 250 megapixel photographic sensor

Posted in Hardware on 8th Sep, 2015 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
Canon develops a 250 megapixel sensor for surveillance, astronomy and other specialized imaging systems.

Electricity from the air? Drayson's big idea

Posted in Hardware on 30th Sep, 2015 11:48 PM
by AlexMuller
'Freevolt' can be the power source for the internet of things, allowing low energy devices from wearables to sensors to operate without being plugged in.

Wi-Fi Trick Gives Devices Super-Accurate Indoor Location

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2015 06:53 PM
by AlexMuller
The Wi-Fi routers with mobiles in offices and malls could be used as a super-accurate indoor location system.

Disruption by Tech Companies Expanding Into New Markets

Posted in Business on 27th Oct, 2015 12:12 AM
by AlexMuller
Very few companies have actually successfully disrupted themselves. Most successful companies leverage their existing assets to expand into new, high growth markets.

Google has filed a patent for a 'needle-free blood draw'

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2015 05:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The company has filed a patent for a "needle-free blood draw" system that can be used either as a wearable on a person's wrist or as a hand-held device.

Peter Diamandis lists his top 10 Breakthroughs for 2015

Posted in Software on 31st Dec, 2015 09:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Futurist and entrepreneur Peter Diamandis: As we near the end of 2015, here are my top 10 picks for 2015 technology breakthroughs.

HP Labs chief spells out the trends of the next 30 years

Posted in Business on 2nd Oct, 2016 05:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Shane Wall, chief technology officer and global head of HP Labs, talked to the press about four trends that will drive technology for the next 30 years.

Google Flags Promise in New Goodenough Battery

Posted in Hardware on 20th Mar, 2017 03:32 PM
by Alex Muller
The 94-year-old creator of the lithium-ion battery has invented another breakthrough storage device that’s capturing the attention of industry heavyweights.

China is betting big on AI

Posted in Science on 18th Oct, 2017 12:13 AM
by Alex Muller
China is planning to invest tens of billions of dollars in the next few years to master artificial intelligence.

U.S. officials are having a 'Sputnik moment' over AI innovation in China

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017 09:44 AM
by Alex Muller
It was the American fear of the technological gap between the United States and the U.S.S.R. that ignited the space race to put a man on the moon.

Bill Gates' charity is offering $10 million to 'innovators' who can solve the world's challenges

Posted in Business on 15th Nov, 2017 02:30 PM
by Alex Muller
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $10 million to fund ideas improving education and eradicating poverty, among other causes.

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