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FIPEL wonder-light: Where are the numbers?
Why the "stupid network" isn't our destiny after all

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Jake Dyson's lamp, wooden light bulbs and weed-killing lasers

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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. This week Inhabitat has been reporting live from New York Design Week, where we've witnessed countless innovative green designs from around the world. To...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Jake Dyson's lamp, wooden light bulbs and weed-killing lasers

Having Ideas Versus Having a Vision

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In the past decade, firms have been praised for ideas. Experts have celebrated the power of brainstorming and idea-generation techniques. Eureka light bulbs have populated the covers of many books. Businessmen have been asked to improve their creative attitudes. And 2009 was named the Year of Creativity and Innovation by...
Having Ideas Versus Having a Vision
Chinese LED Firm Raises $30m, Press Talks About Al Gore Instead
Almond+ Wireless Router And Smart Home Hub Hits Kickstarter, Pre-Orders Start At $95

GreenWave Reality ships WiFi light bulbs that flick on through motion and smartphones

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We've seen connected light bulbs before, some more sophisticated than others, but they're rarely as straightforward as GreenWave Reality's just-shipping Connected Lighting Solution. Eco-friendly LED bulbs in the lineup include their own WiFi and are immediately controllable from a smartphone or tablet as soon as they're receiving power. Basics...
GreenWave Reality ships WiFi light bulbs that flick on through motion and smartphones
Google cuts the lights at server farm to hide gear from competitors

What It's Like At Google's Hyper-Secure Server Centers (GOOG)

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Unlike Facebook, which has pretty much opened its server technology to the world as an open source project, Google is extremely secretive about its back-end technology. So secretive, for example, that it doesn't even keep lights on in its server rooms for fear of someone taking a look at...
What It's Like At Google's Hyper-Secure Server Centers (GOOG)

As social games boom, Spark Capital hires former Zynga exec as first venture partner

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Image via Flickr user Official GDC Zynga’s rise to a social gaming juggernaut traded on the public markets with a market cap roughly equal to long established companies like Electronic Arts highlights the rapid transformation of the gaming industry. Boston’s Spark Capital, eager to tap the next wave of startups...
As social games boom, Spark Capital hires former Zynga exec as first venture partner

Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition

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If you'd been by the shore of the Sumida River in central Tokyo this past weekend, you would have noticed that it was glowing a distinct shade of blue. That's because Panasonic decided to kick off the first-ever Tokyo Hotaru (fireflies) festival by sending 100,000 EVERLED light bulbs down...
Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition

Fast Talk: How Warby Parker's Cofounders Disrupted The Eyewear Industry And Stayed Friends

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Meet Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and co-CEO of Warby Parker. He tells Fast Company how a pact over a beer at the company's inception helped its founders preserve their friendship.Last year saw 500% growth for the online eyewear brand, Warby Parker. The company is disrupting prices in a business historically rife...
Fast Talk: How Warby Parker's Cofounders Disrupted The Eyewear Industry And Stayed Friends

How A Superbulb Massively Brightened 3M's Innovation Pipeline

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The LED Advanced Lightbulb is a unique product. Here's the story of how Tom Simpson and his team brought an idea into the light. Every few months, a light bulb in Tom Simpson's office would burn out and someone would have to change it. In fact, that's what we...
How A Superbulb Massively Brightened 3M's Innovation Pipeline

Researchers create plastic Fipel replacement for light bulbs

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US researchers have claimed to create a new light bulb made of plastic to replace the relatively new LED bulbs. Designed to replace fluorescent bulbs seen in large-scale lighting systems such as within office complexes, the new bulbs use multiple layers of plastic to generate a flicker-free light that is...
Researchers create plastic Fipel replacement for light bulbs

Get Ready For Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Controlled By Your iPhone

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Wi-Fi light bulbs are almost here. Plug them in to an ordinary light socket. Fire up the Wi-Fi device that comes with them. Grab the app. Now, you've got yourself an instant "smart home" where you can program your home lighting from your tablet or phone, no rewiring required. GreenWave...
Get Ready For Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Controlled By Your iPhone

Toshiba slips into the red as it records a $153 million loss

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Toshiba's most recent fiscal results (the first of its 2012 financial year) show that while the company pulled in $16 billion in turnover, it slumped to a $154 million loss for the last three months. While its "social infrastructure" unit (power plants, LED light bulbs and radiation detectors) generated...
Toshiba slips into the red as it records a $153 million loss
What Happens If Smartphones Become Commodities?
Fraunhofer tests an LED lamp that will light up your PC at 3 Gbps

Daily Report: New Reasons to Change Light Bulbs

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LED bulbs last longer and use less power than older ones, and with prices falling, a change makes even more sense, David Pogue writes in The New York Times....
Daily Report: New Reasons to Change Light Bulbs
Too many remotes? The internet of things can solve it

ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020

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ARM isn't content with dominating the mobile space. It's been by the far the most vocal about an Internet of Things where everything is connected -- and to make that happen, it just established an industry forum in the UK that it hopes will establish common ground for all...
ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Sky City One, remote-controlled light bulbs and the Zero-G Olympic Games

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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 took five years to build the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building -- but this week Inhabitat reported that Chinese company BSB plans...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Sky City One, remote-controlled light bulbs and the Zero-G Olympic Games

3Gbps LED light bulb WLAN achieved by Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

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We first noted it back in 2008: the possibility of using LED light bulbs for secure and directional wireless internet access. Well, the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute is claiming that speedy data rates of up 3Gbps have proven feasible in its labs. The boost comes from its latest enhancements,...
3Gbps LED light bulb WLAN achieved by Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

3M's first LED bulb uses TV tech to appeal to lighting Luddites

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One of the most exciting aspects of the advent of LED lighting has been the chance for companies to take unique approaches to how they want to solve the challenges presented by the shift in technology. Switch Lighting, for example, has pioneered a liquid-cooled design while GE has decided to...
3M's first LED bulb uses TV tech to appeal to lighting Luddites

Today's Scuttlebot: Wireless Light Bulbs and Windows 8 Hardware

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Monday's selection includes a hardware challenge as laptop makers prepare for Windows 8 and light bulbs for the home that can becontrolled via an app....
Today's Scuttlebot: Wireless Light Bulbs and Windows 8 Hardware

Apps for Philips's Hue Light Bulbs

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Philips, the lighting giant, is announcing that it will create an official developer's kit to attract companies to make products that work with its Web-enabled Hue, an LED bulb customers can control from a smartphone. It's another step on the road to the so-called connected home....
Apps for Philips's Hue Light Bulbs

New light bulb to last 23 years

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Light bulbs meant to last for more than two decades while consuming very little energy may go on sale later this year....
New light bulb to last 23 years

Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on

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There are all sorts of ways to go green these days, from driving an EV to installing super efficient light bulbs, and now Logitech's given us an environmentally friendly way to type tactilely on a tablet. It's a new iPad and iPad 2-friendly case called the Solar Keyboard Folio,...
Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on
How my mobile devices are ready for the next storm: Fenix ReadySet

Mossberg: Here's Whats Coming In 2013

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Here's what 2013 holds for us in terms of technology, according to gadget guru Walt Mossberg: Tablets will continue to dominate over laptops. Companies like Microsoft and Google will take cues from Apple's playbook and make their own devices complete with the hardware, operating system, apps, and an online...
Mossberg: Here's Whats Coming In 2013
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