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Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs Awards $350K Each To Six Ambitious Biotech Startups

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While most of us are still reeling in shock last week’s one billion Instagram buy,  Peter Thiel — through both Founders Fund and the Thiel Foundation is almost single-handedly leading the charge into a future where humans don’t age or suffer from Cancer, among other things. Call it crazy or...
Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs Awards $350K Each To Six Ambitious Biotech Startups

Nexus 4 wireless charger now on sale for $60 at Google Play Store

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When the Nexus 4 was first announced, we had a glimpse of a wireless charging dock that was meant to go with it. Well, good news for folks in the United States, as the induction dock has just popped up on the Play Store and Nexus 4 owners can...
Nexus 4 wireless charger now on sale for $60 at Google Play Store
The Europas: 6 of the best winners (and losers)
Man builds induction-powered LED engagement ring, wins at everything

DICE+ wants to team with screens and usher in an era of powered board games (hands-on)

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We learned about DICE+, the digital chance cube, just before E3, and today we finally got to give it a few rolls and find out a bit more about DICE+ from the folks who made it. It's an inch-sized cube with a soft-touch rubbery finish that's packed with a...
DICE+ wants to team with screens and usher in an era of powered board games (hands-on)

Interview: Schiller on NFC, induction charging, Lightning

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While the new iPhone 5 is a significant upgrade from the iPhone 4S, Apple has chosen to not include two hotly anticipated technologies -- near field communication, and wireless induction charging. Apple Senior Vice President has explained the absence of both technologies, and the rationale behind the new iPhone connector...
Interview: Schiller on NFC, induction charging, Lightning

MAG II Gun Controller reports for FPS duty on PS3 and PC from Nov 20th

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Last time we saw a MAG gun controller, it was being splayed all over the FCC. But, that was some time ago; gamers with a gun habit will be twitching those trigger fingers for something new. One option? How about the MAG II? Initially seeing the light of day...
MAG II Gun Controller reports for FPS duty on PS3 and PC from Nov 20th

The LG Nexus 4 Gets Official: 4.7″ Screen, 8 Or 16GB of Storage, And Android 4.2 Starting At $299 Unlocked

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Google finally introduced its latest Nexus Android reference phone to the world (meaning the device that gets major OS updates first, and the one that’s guaranteed to receive all of them first, untouched by individual OEM bloatware). LG takes its turn at a Nexus device this time around, delivering the Nexus 4,...
The LG Nexus 4 Gets Official: 4.7″ Screen, 8 Or 16GB of Storage, And Android 4.2 Starting At $299 Unlocked

TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers

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TDK's Boombox rocked minds and windows alike with its modern take on a retro classic. Buoyed by its success, the casette-maker of old is back with new audio hardware at IFA. Three devices, again on the speaker front. First up is the Boombox Wireless, which is a similar, but...
TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers

Engineer crafts induction-powered LED ring for love

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It took months of painstaking research and development for an engineer to build a light-up ring for his fiance that activates when he's nearby. [Read more]...
Engineer crafts induction-powered LED ring for love

A CPR coach: New $1,795 device measures chest compressions in real time

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Redmond-based Physio-Control today rolled out a new technology called TrueCPR which is designed to help first responders and other health professionals more accurately determine whether they are performing CPR chest compressions properly. The unit uses a proprietary technology known as Triaxial Field Induction to monitor the depth of compressions, using...
A CPR coach: New $1,795 device measures chest compressions in real time
Apple Patents A Convertible MacBook Design, And Street View Navigation That Can Go Inside Buildings
Google's new Nexus 4 wireless charging orb is pretty, but flawed
The Electree+, A Solar-Powered, Induction Charging Bonsai Tree Hits Kickstarter

JBL Power Up speaker and wireless charger combo now shipping, whimsically priced around $250

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The fruit of JBL's partnership with Espoo, the Power Up wireless speaker and induction charger, has just landed at AT&T and Verizon. Aside from receiving your beats over Bluetooth, the 2 x 10-watt speaker can also charge Qi-compatible devices like the Lumia 920 and the Nexus 4. It uses...
JBL Power Up speaker and wireless charger combo now shipping, whimsically priced around $250

Qualcomm pairs up with Delta Motorsport, flirts with Renault for Halo wireless charging trials

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Qualcomm will be trialling its wireless charging system in London later this year, adding two names to turn Qualcomm Halo from a Australian science project into reality. It's teaming up with Delta Motorsport, which will add the induction platform to some of its E-4 electric sports coupés in preparation...
Qualcomm pairs up with Delta Motorsport, flirts with Renault for Halo wireless charging trials

Google welcomes Gladstone, MO to the Fiber family

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It looks like the slow and steady fiber-fication of Missouri is well underway, as the Gladstone City Council has voted to bring Google's speedy broadband service to the city. This comes just a few days after the Mountain View company welcomed Grandview into the fold, and we're sure the...
Google welcomes Gladstone, MO to the Fiber family
Orbitz, Pinterest, Sky Gamblers, Foursquare and others added to Apple's App Store Hall of Fame

Dear Google And Nokia: To Build An Accessory Ecosystem, You Have To Ship

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Apple devices benefit from a huge, rich accessory ecosystem that means whether owners of its products are at a Best Buy, an airport or even a corner store, they’ve got plenty of options for cases, speakers, headsets, skins, charging cables, and more. A similar ecosystem is beginning to build up...
Dear Google And Nokia: To Build An Accessory Ecosystem, You Have To Ship

On Business Madness

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On Business Madness I am not intentionally a business person. Over the course of my career to date I’ve worked at companies of various sizes, and have been situated at commensurately varying distances from the concerns of running a business: funding, sales, forecasting and planning, marketing, payroll, legal matters, and...
On Business Madness
Apple Patents Induction Charging Smart Covers For iPad And A Mobile Camera With Optical Zoom

Touchstone is Awesome. What's Next?

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The Palm Touchstone is a great product, one of those "Why didn't I think of that" kinds of things that seems small and insignificant but actually changes the way you feel about everyday stuff - like charging your phone. It's in my own Top Five Pre Accessories and it should...
Touchstone is Awesome. What's Next?

The other fall election: Robot Hall of Fame opens voting to the public

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ASIMO accepts its induction into the Robot Hall of Fame in 2004. flickr user: HondaNews During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from fretting over the sad state of passwords or trying to understand certain patent law decisions. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're...
The other fall election: Robot Hall of Fame opens voting to the public

Google Working On High-Resolution Nexus 7 For I/O Reveal, Android Notebooks Later This Year, Analyst Says

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Google’s I/O developer conference is happening next week in San Francisco, and one of the big questions around what we’ll see there includes hardware. Now KGI securities analyst Mingchi Kuo (via 9to5Google), who unlike other analysts actually has a good track record of predicting things accurately, has let slip that...
Google Working On High-Resolution Nexus 7 For I/O Reveal, Android Notebooks Later This Year, Analyst Says

RUMOR: Google Is Planning Stores Just For Google Glass (GOOG)

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Google is planning retail stores to sell its internet-connected glasses, Google Glass, we've heard second-hand from a source. Our source tells us he knows someone that is working at  Google to develop the Glass stores. This person apparently meets with Sergey Brin to plot out the stores. When briefed on...
RUMOR: Google Is Planning Stores Just For Google Glass (GOOG)
Beauty and brains: the LG Optimus G reviewed

In a bid to learn from each other, Twitter and Etsy are running an 'engineer exchange'

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Twitter and Etsy are teaming up on a joint project but, rather than a new type of integration or product, the duo are pooling their collective brains and starting an engineer exchange program which will see them temporarily trade employees and know-how. The unique initiative is aimed at helping the...
In a bid to learn from each other, Twitter and Etsy are running an 'engineer exchange'
Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email: 'I see email being used, by and large, exactly the way I envisioned'

Ford Sync module enshrined in Computer History Museum

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A first-generation Ford Sync hardware module was celebrated at the Silicon Valley Computer History Musuem on Monday. The device is among the first automotive technologies not found under the hood to be inducted into the museum. Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company and Henry Ford's great grandson, spoke...
Ford Sync module enshrined in Computer History Museum

Magnetyze brings induction charging to iPhone 4/4S

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Once you start charging your iPhone by placing it on this slick magnetic stand, you'll never want to go back to port-based charging. [Read more]...
Magnetyze brings induction charging to iPhone 4/4S
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