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Tumblr launches first in-stream sponsored posts on web following mobile rollout

There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food

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Anjan Contractor's 3D food printer might evoke visions of the "replicator" popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor's company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. But...
There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food
Tumblr launches first-ever mobile ads in its iOS and Android apps

GE's Jeffrey Immelt Would Love to 3-D Print Jet Engine Parts Someday

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If you’re into the 3-D printing craze consider this: Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of the industrial giant General Electric, is one of you. The practice of 3-D printing has some practical applications in the big industrial world of building jet engines, Immelt said in an interview with Kara Swisher at...
GE's Jeffrey Immelt Would Love to 3-D Print Jet Engine Parts Someday
Nvidia GeForce GTX 690: Just how much video card do you need?
Jet engine cooling tech adapted for silent ultrabooks

Twitter's Top Lawyer: Fighting To Protect Tweets Just Makes Good Business Sense

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In the fight to protect free speech versus placating governments and earning money, free speech often wins out for Twitter's chief lawyer. "We value the reputation we have for defending and respecting the user's voice," Alexander Macgillivray said in an interview with the New York Times, published Sunday. "We think...
Twitter's Top Lawyer: Fighting To Protect Tweets Just Makes Good Business Sense

GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Big Data Bet

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The name General Electric today calls to mind locomotives, jet engines and electrical grids, so called “big iron.” But a decade from now it will call to mind something very different: Big data. On stage at D11 Wednesday, GE CEO Jeff Immelt explained why software innovation is so crucial to...
GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Big Data Bet

Rolls-Royce revs up giant Lego jet engine

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Rolls-Royce dreams up a half-sized Lego version of the powerful turbofan Trent 1000 jet engine found on each Boeing 787 Dreamliner wing. [Read more]...
Rolls-Royce revs up giant Lego jet engine

Now on Kickstarter: a new kind of spinning energy storage device

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Will Kickstarter prove to be a good source for some of the geekier next-gen energy technologies? Well, crowd-funding has certainly emerged as an interesting new opportunity for solar roofs. On Monday entrepreneur Bill Gray launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for his energy storage technology startup Velkess. At Velkess,...
Now on Kickstarter: a new kind of spinning energy storage device

As data gets bigger, what comes after a yottabyte?

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An exabyte of data is created on the Internet each day, which equates to 250 million DVDs worth of information. And the idea of even larger amounts of data — a zettabyte — isn’t too far off when it comes to the amount of info traversing the web in any...
As data gets bigger, what comes after a yottabyte?
The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food

How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?

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Telcos feel like they are between a rock and hard place. When you consider the transition to all IP networks, the margin pressures associated with meeting the insatiable demand for mobile data and the threat that over-the-top services represent to their businesses; it’s clear that they are doing more than...
How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?

Inhabitat's Week in Green: origami Yoda, high-speed rail line and a self powered building

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. It's been a great week for two of our favorite things over at Inhabitat: LEGOs and Star Wars. First, a group of LEGO builders...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: origami Yoda, high-speed rail line and a self powered building

GE Is So Stoked About 3D Printing, They're Using It To Make Parts For Jet Engines

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CONFIRMATION as to how seriously some companies are taking additive manufacturing, popularly known as 3D printing, came on November 20th when GE Aviation, part of the world's biggest manufacturing group, bought a privately owned company called Morris Technologies. This is a small precision-engineering firm employing 130 people in suburban Cincinnati,...
GE Is So Stoked About 3D Printing, They're Using It To Make Parts For Jet Engines

What happens when you stand in your swimsuit directly behind a jet engine

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The airport on the island of Sint Maarten is right next to the beach. So people enjoy standing right next to the perimeter fence so that the jets can blow them backward onto the beach. [Read more]...
What happens when you stand in your swimsuit directly behind a jet engine

Moving Lego replica of jet engine

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A moving replica of a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine has been made out of thousands of Lego bricks....
Moving Lego replica of jet engine

GE needs the data analytics minds of the Valley (and knows it)

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The massive jet engine that GE propped up next to the stage at its Minds and Machines event on Thursday morning, in the Dogpatch area of San Francisco, was symbolic of a few things for GE. It’s the kind of old-school technology that GE makes, but which it wants to...
GE needs the data analytics minds of the Valley (and knows it)

Valve's Steam Box Prototypes Are Being Prepped For Player Testing In "Three To Four Months"

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As it turns out, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gets awfully chatty when he attends award ceremonies. His appearance at the (generally awful) Spike TV Video Game Awards got him ruminating about the future of living room PCs, and ahead of today’s BAFTA Games Awards he confirmed to the BBC that...
Valve's Steam Box Prototypes Are Being Prepped For Player Testing In "Three To Four Months"

Bloodhound supersonic rocket car to be tested live on the internet

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First full test of hybrid land-speed record vehicle will be streamed over the web from Cornwall as part of educational initiativeEngineers planning to test what they describe as Europe's largest hybrid rocket car next week say they are confident it will work - so confident that the exercise is being...
Bloodhound supersonic rocket car to be tested live on the internet

Bloodhound SuperSonic Car test-fires its engines, roasts the lab wall (video)

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The land-speed record has been in British hands since 1983, but it's never been the motherland's habit to rest on its laurels. Yesterday, in a bomb-proof shelter in Cornwall, the team behind the Bloodhound SSC test-fired its rocket system for the first time, producing a staggering 14,000 pounds of...
Bloodhound SuperSonic Car test-fires its engines, roasts the lab wall (video)

CITI: These 10 Technologies Are Completely Changing The Way The World Does Business

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In a massive new research report, Citi's analysts take a close look at 10 technologies it says will disrupt the way we do business.  They've dipped into practically every sector you can think of: energy, entertainment, IT, manufacturing, and transportation among them. Some of these technologies have been with us...
CITI: These 10 Technologies Are Completely Changing The Way The World Does Business

DailyDirt: Spaceworthy Engines That Will Take Us 'To Infinity And Beyond!'

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Humans -- not content to be stuck on this planet and itching to find alien life -- are hard at work developing better ways to send satellites and spacecraft into orbit and outer space. If we actually want to colonize Mars by 2023, then some new propulsion technologies might be...
DailyDirt: Spaceworthy Engines That Will Take Us 'To Infinity And Beyond!'

MIT’s (T)ether melds virtual and real space, shows the future of collaboration

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Every few months a new innovation in physical interaction with virtual objects comes along and the Minority Report comparisons begin. But (T)ether, a new project by a group of students at the MIT Media lab, is one of the first that actually made me believe it. After watching their demo...
MIT’s (T)ether melds virtual and real space, shows the future of collaboration
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