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HP Memristors Will Reinvent Computer Memory 'by 2014′
Continuuity comes out of stealth, promising big data for small developers

Lego to launch Minecraft sets

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The hugely popular block-building game is to be celebrated in a chunky new set, designed by Lego's Cuusoo communityIn what could be the most post-modern, self-referential toy tie-in of all time, Lego has announced that it is releasing a new construction kit based around the hugely successful PC title, Minecraft.The...
Lego to launch Minecraft sets

ARM unveils processor and graphics tech for mid-range smartphones

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now To date, if you want to get a smartphone, you’re either stuck with a low-end entry-level device or a high-end iPhone or Android device. ARM, the mobile processor design house, wants to change that so you’ll have another choice...
ARM unveils processor and graphics tech for mid-range smartphones

Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS

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Despite its promise to turn anyone into a computer programmer through interactive online tutorials — and its more than 1 million registered users, including New York City Mayor Bloomberg — Codecademy hasn’t been equipped to teach the most basic programming languages until now. On Monday, the startup will launch...
Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS
SuVolta shows it can cut chip usage power by 50 percent

Crystals... made of time

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Sometimes I know that I'm going to write about a paper before I even read it. The hook is simply too inviting. A new paper, simply entitled "Time crystals," with a companion paper "Quantum time crystals," is that sort of irresistible. Even if the papers turned out to be...
Crystals... made of time
DARPA looks to Android to control wearable, battlefield Predator Vision system
Applied Materials crafts the giant machines to make ultra-high definition displays

The world’s first ‘Nike+ FuelStation’ opens in London, designed for digitally-enabled athletes

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Nike has opened the world’s first ever Nike+ FuelStation, launching at London’s Boxpark – a ‘temporary’ pop-up mall. For the record, Boxpark strips and refits shipping containers to create “low cost, low risk, ‘box shops’”, and puts them together with a mix of international fashion and lifestyle brands, galleries and...
The world’s first ‘Nike+ FuelStation’ opens in London, designed for digitally-enabled athletes

Intel: Keeping up with Moore's Law is becoming a challenge

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Intel will advance Moore's Law for the foreseeable future, but keeping up with it is becoming more challenging as chip geometries shrink, according to a company executive. Moore's Law is based on a theory that the number of transistors that can be placed on silicon doubles every two years,...
Intel: Keeping up with Moore's Law is becoming a challenge

Bislr Launches Tools To Build Marketing-Optimized Websites, Raises $3.5M From Tim Draper And Others

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Bislr, a startup that’s officially launching today, was built to solve one of the problems that CEO Michael Sharkey said that he himself faced in his past startups — the need to quickly build a website that integrates the different applications that marketers use. So Bislr integrates with existing marketing...
Bislr Launches Tools To Build Marketing-Optimized Websites, Raises $3.5M From Tim Draper And Others
Ten websites that teach coding and a bunch of other things
NASA is funding a 3D food printer, and it'll start with pizza

VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley

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As Managing Director of T2 Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley venture firm that helps build “innovation ecosystems” around the globe, Victor Hwang knows quite a lot about what it takes to create an environment where high-tech startups can grow and thrive. In fact, it’s the subject of his new...
VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley

A battery breakthrough that focuses on the building blocks

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The electrolyte part of a battery is like the guts or the basic building blocks of the battery — for a lithium ion battery, the ions flow back and forth from the anode to the cathode through the electrolyte. If battery makers could enhance just the basic electrolyte, it could...
A battery breakthrough that focuses on the building blocks

Sir John Parker: How to engineer Britain's industrial revival

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Sir John Parker says the UK should not focus on individual firms but follow France and Germany and back successful sectorsBritain must follow the examples of France and Germany by picking industrial winners, and consider reforming immigration restrictions that threaten companies with a shortage of engineers, according to one of...
Sir John Parker: How to engineer Britain's industrial revival
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