Technology In School

95 floors in 43 SECONDS: Hitachi’s new ultra-high-speed lift
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Guangzhou skyscraper denizens to hold on to hats Hitachi has unveiled plans for two express lifts which will rocket up a China skyscraper at speeds in excess of the genteel 30mph (48kmph) British speed limit.…

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Worries subside as chip designer ARM predicts boost in smartphone sales
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Although ARM sales were disappointing at the end of last year, the chip designer expects smartphone sales to be boosted in the second half of 2014.

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Xappmedia Raises $3M For Interactive Audio Ads
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 Xappmedia is announcing that it has raised $3 million in seed funding for its recently launched audio advertising platform. The first part of a Xappmedia spot can sound like a regular ad, but then it offers a call to action. For example, an ad for a flower company could begin with a promotional spiel, but […]

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Roku FINALLY Releases A YouTube Channel For Most Of Its Streaming Boxes
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 After what has been seriously way too long, Roku has just launched an official YouTube channel for most of its lil’ streaming boxes. The catch: Roku says the channel is only compatible with “current generation” devices, which they define as any box launched after July 2011. Roku’s model numbering system is super confusing*, so just […]

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Netflix Is the Real Winner if the Supreme Court Sides With Aereo
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Even if the Supreme Court rules in Aereo’s favor, its biggest challenges may be still to come.

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Berlin Is Retiming Some Of Its Street Signals For Cyclists
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All over the world, we’re seeing cities add bike lanes, bike paths, bike parking, bike sharing—but the way you know cities are really getting serious is when they start reprogramming their signals for cyclists instead of cars. In Berlin, a new pilot project is doing exactly that. Read more…

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Android finally outshines iOS in mobile ad traffic — report
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For the first time ever, Android’s share of mobile ad impressions surpassed those of iOS, according to Opera Mediaworks.

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Get a pair of Avantree Bluetooth sport earphones for $24.99
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Available in two very different styles, these wireless ‘phones were built with exercise in mind.

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The techiest playground in school: UCLA's Technology …
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Yoh Kawano (left) and Dave Shepard (second from right) help to brainstorm a problem in the Technology Sandbox, which houses teams engaged in cutting-edge digital research. It's called the Technology Sandbox, arguably …

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