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What's Past is Prologue: A Look Inside the Future of Lockheed Martin

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I receive a terse invite from Lockheed Martin that asks me to take a "glimpse into the future," but it doesn't mention whose future it is. I could write about what I know of the American defense contractor on the back of a postage stamp, but a cursory Google...
What's Past is Prologue: A Look Inside the Future of Lockheed Martin

Microsoft's new Kinect patent goes Big Brother, will spy on you for the MPAA

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Microsoft has filed for a Kinect-related patent, and it’s a doozy of an application. The abstract describes a camera-based system that would monitor the number of viewers in a room and check to see if the number of occupants exceeded a certain threshold set by the content provider. If there...
Microsoft's new Kinect patent goes Big Brother, will spy on you for the MPAA

Tech Dispatches from Davos: Why They Invited the Little Guy

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Now that it’s over, I have to confess that I was quite surprised that CloudFlare was ever invited to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting. While today we have some national governments and Fortune 500 companies that use CloudFlare, our bread and butter is bringing the resources of the Internet giants to...
Tech Dispatches from Davos: Why They Invited the Little Guy

Amazon calls dibs on another giant piece of Seattle land

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Amazon.com has signed agreements that give the company the option to purchase another big swath of land for possible future development in Seattle — suggesting that the tech company doesn’t see its growth slowing down anytime soon. The potential expansion is just north of downtown Seattle, next to the property...
Amazon calls dibs on another giant piece of Seattle land

Honest Buildings Gets An Undisclosed Amount Of Funding From RockPort Capital And Mohr Davidow Ventures

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Real-estate network Honest Buildings just announced a new round of funding led by RockPort Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures. Originally a service to measure the environmental impact of your next office building and choose it accordingly, the company now aggregates all sort of data in order to help potential occupants....
Honest Buildings Gets An Undisclosed Amount Of Funding From RockPort Capital And Mohr Davidow Ventures

What can be learned when sharing leads to failing

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My sharing economy startup, neigh*borrow, was an obvious idea. There were hundreds of doodads in my apartment that I only used once in awhile — wrenches, power drill, vacuum, vegetable peeler, and camera. My building held 300 units whose occupants I figured were in similar straits. And my New...
What can be learned when sharing leads to failing

Nissan Terra concept takes you and your fuel cell off the beaten path

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Your average fuel cell powered car is something like the Mercedes B Class F-Cell: tiny, light and hugely efficient. Nissan is trying to break that rather restrictive preconception with its latest concept, the Terra. Like its cross-prefixed predecessor, the Xterra, and similarly quirky Juke, the Terra is designed to...
Nissan Terra concept takes you and your fuel cell off the beaten path

Sony Xperia U hands-on

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Sony certainly didn't pull out the big guns today at its Mobile World Congress 2012 keynote -- those showstoppers were for CES. Instead, the electronics giant decided to trot out two new, mid-to-low end additions to its NXT line of handsets, a portfolio that previously claimed the ion and...
Sony Xperia U hands-on

Chicago’s Catapult workspace: 12 companies in harmony, building the city’s future

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Author’s note: I recently took a journey, a last sojourn, through Chicago’s tech scene. I’m leaving, and I wanted to give the place that has been my welcome host for four years a proper exit. This post and the following few are my goodbye to Chicago. It’s been great. Not...
Chicago’s Catapult workspace: 12 companies in harmony, building the city’s future

FCC moves toward new airplane broadband service

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has taken a major step toward helping more airlines offer in-cabin wireless broadband, with the agency voting Thursday to explore using new spectrum for air-to-ground broadband service.The FCC voted to open a notice of proposed rulemaking, or NPRM, seeking comments on a proposal to...
FCC moves toward new airplane broadband service

Roewe 350: The first car to run on Android

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Filed under: China, Technology, Roewe Google and the Chinese government are having a little row right now, but that hasn't stopped China's love for Google goods. The production lines for the Roewe 350 have started rolling out sedans, and the little four-door, designed as a sign of SAIC's automotive futur,e...
Roewe 350: The first car to run on Android

Calif. Legoland hotel opens brick doors to reservations

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Construction progresses apace at the San Diego Legoland hotel, which opens next year. Among other accoutrements, it features themed rooms with a treasure chest that can only be opened when occupants solve a series of riddles. [Read more]...
Calif. Legoland hotel opens brick doors to reservations

Fire Shadow missile can remain aloft for six hours before obliterating a moving target (video)

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If we were making a list of terrifying airborne war machines, this would probably rank near the top. You certainly won't want to be targeted by the Fire Shadow, but from the safety of a web browser, it's impossible not to marvel at the craft's versatility. Manufactured by French...
Fire Shadow missile can remain aloft for six hours before obliterating a moving target (video)
Toyota's 2013 Avalon Limited becomes world's first car to adopt Qi wireless charging

Nvidia launches a "sweet spot" GPU of its own

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Nvidia today fired the next salvo in the GPU arms race: The GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost. Nvidia and arch-rival AMD have decided that 30 frames per second at 1080p resolution is the gaming sweet spot, and so the GPU designers have set about beating each other over the...
Nvidia launches a "sweet spot" GPU of its own

Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits

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Sharp has announced an unusual photovoltaic panel for the Japanese market that collects energy from the sun while still allowing the light to shine on through. Though it's rated at a lowly 6.8 percent / 98 watt max efficiency, the glass-like properties make it useful as a construction material...
Sharp unveils semi-transparent solar panels, lets you see the sun while reaping its benefits
Security Start-Up Lookout Invades San Francisco's Financial District
2012's solar eclipse in pictures
White House Facebook Timeline reaches back to 1789
Adding an electric car cut the payback point of our solar panel investment in half

International Space Station Astronauts To Hang Out In Google+ Hangout

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Three of the boys in bowls will be on NASA's G+ page on Friday morning. Three of the ISS's astronauts will be taking part in a G+ Hangout at the end of the week. Chris Hadfield, Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn will be hanging about, as you do when...
International Space Station Astronauts To Hang Out In Google+ Hangout

NADAC Systems turns off the lights, and more, to save energy

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Drago Ognjenovic Portland-based NADAC Systems has developed technology that saves energy by switching off unoccupied spaces. That recently earned the company a semifinalist position in the 2012 Pacific Northwest Cleantech Open. I met up with NADAC’s CEO, Miodrag Ognjenovic, to find out more. How is NADAC Systems going to change...
NADAC Systems turns off the lights, and more, to save energy

As cyberthreats mount, hacker's conviction underscores criticism of government overreach

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Their guns drawn, a dozen federal agents, police and forensics experts kicked in the door of a run-down two-story home in Arkansas shortly after dawn, barged inside and ordered the occupants to put their hands on their heads. Read full article >>...
As cyberthreats mount, hacker's conviction underscores criticism of government overreach

Detroit Hack City

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Driving through downtown Detroit is like seeing a city after the Fall. The streets are empty, and there are entire buildings devoid of windows, let alone occupants. It’s the Rust Belt writ large, a reminder that we are not permanent. We spent a few days in Detroit during our meet-up...
Detroit Hack City

Technical Glitch Leaks Special SXSW Foursquare Badges Early

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If you’re excited about the mysterious array of special Foursquare badges promised for this year’s SXSW, then you’ll probably want to skip this post. Otherwise, read on. A site dedicated to Foursquare badges appropriately called Foursquarebadg.es has taken advantage of a technical glitch this morning to identify 15 special badges...
Technical Glitch Leaks Special SXSW Foursquare Badges Early
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