Technology

#Love: Design For It
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 If you believed the hype, you’d think technology was killing love. To start, the search has been tainted, or so people say. Algorithms are turning serendipity into superficial math. Swipe right and find yourself mired in a hookup culture gone mad. Try the likes of Grindr and experience the irrevocable blurring of the lines between […]

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EverPurse Raises Seed Round For A Different Kind Of Wearable
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 Two years after we first wrote about them, the fashion technology company Everpurse is back in the proverbial saddle with a new product and big plans for the future of a different kind of wearable. The Chicago-based company, which was launched by the dynamic husband and wife duo Liz and Dan Salcedo, has returned with […]

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The NSA, Cisco, And The Issue Of Interdiction
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 It’s been a hectic week of NSA news in light of Glenn Greenwald’s recently published book, which furthered the revelation that the NSA intercepts (interdicts) hardware from US companies. The agency then reportedly compromises the equipment before it is delivered to overseas customers. Published pictures imply that Cisco technology is part of the class of equipment captured… Read More

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Making Time Go Faster for Aged Booze
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Small distillers (and even big ones) would love to speed up the chemistry that happens inside a barrel, because as long as what they make is sitting in wood, it’s not making money. Technology that could shorten the time between distillation and bottling would be a massive boon to the industry.

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Fujitsu fills top seat at UK and Ireland biz
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Former head of tech products moves up in ongoing management reorg Fujitsu’s technology products group lead Michael Keegan is moving up in the world, taking over as head of the UK and Ireland from Duncan Tait.…

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Ten States Pass Anti-Patent-Troll Laws, With More To Come
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An anonymous reader writes “With patent reform stalled in the Senate, many states have decided to take up the issue themselves. ‘As states kicked off their legislative sessions this winter, lawmakers responded to the threats against small businesses by writing bills that would ban “bad faith patent assertions” as a violation of consumer-protection laws. The […]

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Brave New IoT World
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Wearable technology and other devices, objects and systems connected to the Internet will be fully pervasive in our society by 2025, according to a new report. The Internet of Things, or IoT, references the many objects in our everyday lives that are connected to the Internet and share data. While the trend already is taking […]

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Asus Announces FonePad 7 Powered By Intel
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Asus, known for PC peripherals and Laptops has made its presence felt in the tablet market with the Nexus 7 and FonePad series. Hoping to expand its reach, the Taiwanese company has unveiled a new tablet FonePad 7 (FE170CG). As its name suggests, the device sports a 7-inch screen. The screen resolution is 1024×600, which is […]

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This quadriplegic racer will drive a Corvette using only his head
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When Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt crashed in 2000 and became a quadriplegic, many assumed that his driving days were over. However, technology is about to put him back on the track. Arrow Electronics has developed the Semi-Autonomous…

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