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Nokia to invest in 'array' mobile cameras that use small lenses to capture big images

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If the name "Pelican" rings a bell, it's possibly because we covered its array imaging camera prototype back in 2011. The technology uses an array of lenses that are relatively tiny in terms of how much space they take up in a mobile device, but which work together to...
Nokia to invest in 'array' mobile cameras that use small lenses to capture big images

Samsung bringing 85-inch ultra high definition TV to CES

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Samsung announced on Monday that it won 27 CES Innovation Awards for several of its products, but nested within a list of familiar honorees was a wildcard: an 85-inch ultra high definition TV. Bringing earlier prototypes (pictured above) to fruition, this massive up and comer cranks out resolutions of...
Samsung bringing 85-inch ultra high definition TV to CES

7 reasons why Europe really matters to cloud computing

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Cloud computing tends to be a very North America-centric topic, if only because so many of the biggest providers of cloud resources and services are based in the United States. That’s fair enough — the business side of things is very important — but other continents, particularly Europe, have a...
7 reasons why Europe really matters to cloud computing

Pentaho open sources 'big data' integration tools under Apache 2.0

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BI vendor Pentaho is open sourcing a number of tools related to big data in the 4.3 release of its Kettle data-integration platform and has moved the project overall to the Apache 2.0 license, the company announced Monday. While Kettle had always been available in a community edition at no...
Pentaho open sources 'big data' integration tools under Apache 2.0
HP Labs head Prith Banerjee becomes latest exec to depart the company

Why Meg Whitman's Plan To Rescue HP Won't Work

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Hewlett-Packard has proven yet again that just when you think it has hit absolute rock bottom, HP will prove you too optimistic. On Wednesday, HP stock sank to its lowest price in 10 years after telling investors that profits for the next fiscal year would limp in far below Wall...
Why Meg Whitman's Plan To Rescue HP Won't Work
Samsung to unveil 85-inch Ultra HD TV at CES, catching up with Sony, Toshiba, and LG

With Impala now GA, Cloudera's CEO sizes up the SQL-on-Hadoop market

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There is no shortage of confidence in the Hadoop space, and market leader Cloudera bolstered its own on Tuesday with the general availability of its Impala SQL query engine for Hadoop. And if CEO Mike Olson’s comments are any indication, we’re in for a long ride of competitive jockeying and...
With Impala now GA, Cloudera's CEO sizes up the SQL-on-Hadoop market

LG Is Also Said To Be Building A Smartwatch And Google Glass Competitor, As Is Everyone

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If you’re looking for a smartwatch in the next few years, you likely won’t want for choice. A new report pegs LG as developing its own take on the new category, according to The Korea Times on Friday. LG is supposedly working on a smartwatch as well as a product...
LG Is Also Said To Be Building A Smartwatch And Google Glass Competitor, As Is Everyone
Elastic launches Close.io, sales software designed by salespeople

Are VCs throwing in the towel on science?

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In contrast to the numbers released last week by CB Insights, Thompson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association released numbers today that showed a decline in venture funding in the first quarter of this year. What may explain the difference? The NVCA closely tracks two sectors a lot...
Are VCs throwing in the towel on science?

Siri's speech-to-text makes Apple target of yet another patent suit

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Apple is the target of yet another patent suit, this time over Siri’s voice-to-text capability. On Friday, Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University sued Apple in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, according to Reuters. The school says it owns two U.S. patents for the technology that...
Siri's speech-to-text makes Apple target of yet another patent suit

3M and Nanosys team-up to roll out quantum dot-enhanced LCDs

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Nanosys' eye-popping QDEF (Quantum Dot Enhancement Film) might be inching closer to a display near you. A new partnership with 3M aims to get the color-loving tech commercialized and into mainstream products. The film uses quantum dots to create an LCD with a wider color gamut -- apparently translating...
3M and Nanosys team-up to roll out quantum dot-enhanced LCDs

WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)

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WiGig, a multi-gigabit speed wireless communications technology, was first announced back in 2009, but it’s taking companies like Panasonic quite a while to come up with applications that make use of it. Via WiGig, devices can communicate with each other at multi-gigabit speeds using the 60 GHz frequency band. Panasonic has...
WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)
PTTOW is the Dalai Lama + Coca Cola + Will.i.am + GE + Elon Musk

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

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In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to produce, efficient to run materials, that could turn the next page in gadget history has always remained frustratingly out of reach. Now, a new process for creating semiconductors grown on graphene could see...
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

A TED View of the Future: Hypersonic Gliders, Liquid Batteries and Flying Robots

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This morning the TED conference brought researchers out of the lab to show off their latest gadgets — if you can use the word “gadget” to describe a hypersonic Mach 20 glider, autonomous and collaborative flying robots and a long-lasting liquid battery. Flying robots play keyboard It was a good...
A TED View of the Future: Hypersonic Gliders, Liquid Batteries and Flying Robots
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