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With Super Hi-Vision, the TV landscape will look very different ten years from now

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No sooner are we getting to grips with 3D and HD, and we’re already being told about the “next big thing” in televisual technology. But keep your hat on, this next one is some years away yet. Super Hi-Vision (or Ultra High Definition) has been getting a fair bit of...
With Super Hi-Vision, the TV landscape will look very different ten years from now

NASA: We’ve Been Hacked Thousands Of Times Because Of Inadequate IT Infrastructure

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Paul Martin, NASA’s Inspector General, gave written testimony in a House committee earlier this week detailing the security threats faced by their IT infrastructure. The thrust of the document is that NASA needs to double down on cybersecurity but, naturally, needs more money to do so. Their IT budget is...
NASA: We’ve Been Hacked Thousands Of Times Because Of Inadequate IT Infrastructure

Creating Canada's 'Quantum Valley'

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Two co-founders of BlackBerry have started a $100 million fund to invest in companies using quantum physics. They plan to help create ultrapowerful sensors and motors, building on esoteric discoveries at research labs they've financed in Ontario....
Creating Canada's 'Quantum Valley'

QUICK QUIZ: Which Candidate Said "I Believe The Federal Government Should Invest More In Basic Research..." ?

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A quick quiz for you politics wonks out there. One of the big Republican talking points in recent months has been about how the Obama Administration has squandered vast pots of taxpayer money investing in clean energy. So, it must have been Obama who said the following a few years...
QUICK QUIZ: Which Candidate Said "I Believe The Federal Government Should Invest More In Basic Research..." ?

New Robots Help People Walk Again

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Several companies and research labs are working on wearable robots to help disabled people walk or to make the human body superhuman....
New Robots Help People Walk Again

Apple Has A 7.85 Inch iPad In Its Research Lab, But It Can't Decide Whether Or Not To Release It (AAPL)

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Apple has a smaller version of the iPad in one of its research labs, says plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber. He revealed the little scoop on his podcast, and The Next Web picked up on the report: “Well, I don’t know. What I do know is that they [Apple]...
Apple Has A 7.85 Inch iPad In Its Research Lab, But It Can't Decide Whether Or Not To Release It (AAPL)
Five innovations that will define tech in 2013

DailyDirt: Smaller, Better, Faster Wireless

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The term wireless is a bit strange because it classifies a whole range of modern technology by the lack of a wire. Cordless technologies are getting better all the time, but the reliability and transfer speeds of wires are still superior in many ways. Thankfully, there are plenty of folks...
DailyDirt: Smaller, Better, Faster Wireless
Cloud: Why VMware Paid $1.26B for 70 Software Engineers
AT&T Introduces Digital Life: IP-Based Home Automation And Security System With 24/7 Monitoring Centers

The World's First 3D Printed Building Will Arrive In 2014 (And It Looks Awesome)

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Sure, 3D printing is fun and cute. And products like the Makerbot and Form 1 will most certainly disrupt manufacturing, even if it’s only on a small scale. But the possibilities of 3D printing stretch far beyond DIY at-home projects. In fact, it could entirely replace the construction industry. We’ve...
The World's First 3D Printed Building Will Arrive In 2014 (And It Looks Awesome)

Bringing Technologies To Mobile Applications

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Editor’s note:  GD (Ram) Ramkumar is a serial entrepreneur and computer scientist. He was founder and CTO of SnapTell (acquired by Amazon in 2009) and is now the Founder and CEO of Concept.io, a new mobile startup. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford. I started as a...
Bringing Technologies To Mobile Applications

Ford to Open Palo Alto Research Lab this Summer

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Car manufacturers are slowly but surely morphing into technology companies and it's not just upstart manufacturers like Tesla who are trying to piggyback on Silicon Valley's deep pool of engineering and academic talent. General Motors, for example, already has offices in Palo Alto and today, Ford announced that it has also...
Ford to Open Palo Alto Research Lab this Summer

IBM announces research laboratory in Kenya

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Technology company IBM will be opening a research laboratory in Nairobi, Kenya -- the first of its research labs on the African continent. The announcement came via a news release Monday. IBM president Ginni Rometty met with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki to mark the announcement. The laboratory, IBM Research...
IBM announces research laboratory in Kenya

Microsoft SketchInsight lets you build a story with interactive sketches

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Microsoft is putting its SketchInsight interactive whiteboard system on display at the company's TechFest event this week. Designed as a system for storytelling, SketchInsight is a prototype project straight out of Microsoft's research labs. SketchInsight simply lets you tell a story using interactive sketches on a whiteboard. In Microsoft's...
Microsoft SketchInsight lets you build a story with interactive sketches

UW president pledges to double startup production as new incubator hatches

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UW President Michael Young, along with the UW's Linden Rhoads and director of Department of Commerce Rogers Weed University of Washington President Michael Young today announced an ambitious plan to double the number of startup companies coming out of the offices, research labs and dorm rooms of the state’s largest...
UW president pledges to double startup production as new incubator hatches
'Years of work' lost as Hurricane Sandy drowns rat colonies at NYU disease research labs
Dylan’s Desk: You will soon be using a Kinect, even if you don’t have an Xbox

LaserMotive lights up first product -- transmitting power over fiber with lasers

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LaserMotive, a company known for using lasers to transmit power through the air, is expanding to a new medium: fiber-optic cables. The system uses a laser to convert electricity into light for transmission over fiber optics. On the other end, a photovoltaic receiver converts light back into electricity. The company,...
LaserMotive lights up first product -- transmitting power over fiber with lasers

Cloud Security Provider Zscaler Scales Up, Takes Its First Outside Investment: $38M From Lightspeed

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Zscaler, a provider of cloud security services to small businesses, corporates and service providers, has raised a hefty $38 million from a single investor, Lightspeed Venture Partners. This is the first outside investment ever taken by Zscaler, which was founded in 2007, and had in the past been funded internally....
Cloud Security Provider Zscaler Scales Up, Takes Its First Outside Investment: $38M From Lightspeed

VIDEO: IBM reveals tech advances of the future

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Technicians at IBM's research labs in Switzerland demonstrate their latest technological breakthroughs including adding water to computer components....
VIDEO: IBM reveals tech advances of the future
Microsoft reportedly testing curved Windows Phone onscreen keyboard

HGST develops helium-filled, high-capacity hard drives: no, they won't float away

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With certain exceptions, talk of advanced hard drive technology regularly has a tough time escaping research labs. Western Digital's HGST is promising a much more tangible project that could boost data capacities by a wide margin. By filling the gaps between drive platters with less buffeting-prone helium instead of...
HGST develops helium-filled, high-capacity hard drives: no, they won't float away

RITE Project aims to conquer internet lag, eliminate excuses for game noobs

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Lag: it's the bane of video chats, VoIP calls and Call of Duty players trying to keep a streak going. The European Commission must be as irked by delays and drops as we are, as it's giving €3.6 million ($4.8 million) over three years to help three universities, Alcatel-Lucent...
RITE Project aims to conquer internet lag, eliminate excuses for game noobs

Kinect Fusion 3D object scanning coming in future Kinect for Windows SDK update

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When we first got an early look at Kinect Fusion at Microsoft's research labs back in December 2011 it seemed like a technology that would take years to be made available as a product, but Microsoft is doing that very soon. The software maker announced today that the 3D...
Kinect Fusion 3D object scanning coming in future Kinect for Windows SDK update
Let's take tech out of the research labs and into the hands of entrepreneurs (guest post)
Scientists discover quadruple-helix DNA that could prove valuable in fighting cancer

DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops

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DuPont's managed to work its way into just about every home and place of business here in the US of A, but despite this nationwide proliferation, we haven't seen the Delaware-based chemicals giant making waves in the consumer electronics space. But with home wraps, plastics and body armor on...
DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops
3-D printing goes Disney: turn yourself into a Star Wars action figure for $99

New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours

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If you’ve downloaded a popular torrent in the last three years, you may have had your IP address logged and your activities monitored, according to new research. Computer scientists from the University of Birmingham tracked BitTorrent traffic during five separate timeframes: July 2009, August 2009, August 2010, February 2011, and...
New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours
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