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Roll up for the Nebula 12, a wifi lamp that brings the weather indoors

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Great news, meteorology fans! Swiss designers Micasa Lab have created a swirling liquid-nitrogen weather device to enjoy in the comfort of your own homeFollowing the roaring success of the Barbican's Rain Room installation, you can now recreate the weather in your own home, thanks to a new lamp by experimental...
Roll up for the Nebula 12, a wifi lamp that brings the weather indoors
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Bluetooth-accessory startup Mosoro gets $1.5M in funding

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Mosoro, a startup that makes Bluetooth hardware with complimentary smartphone apps, has raised $1.5 million in its first round of funding. Mosoro creates “appcessories,” or Bluetooth devices with dedicated companion apps for iOS and Android. The company has made two Bluetooth devices so far, 3-D Sport and Weather, and has two...
Bluetooth-accessory startup Mosoro gets $1.5M in funding

Why can we send people to the moon but still not predict the weather? (video)

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Science has come a long way in the past 100 years. We’ve sent humans to space, landed devices on Mars, proposed groundbreaking theories, exploded nuclear bombs, decimated diseases, and more. But with all these advancements, why is still so hard for us to predict future weather conditions? A new...
Why can we send people to the moon but still not predict the weather? (video)

New Speed Cameras Catch You From Space

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A new kind of speed camera that uses satellites to measure average speed over long distances is being tested in Britain. The "Speedspike" system combines plate reading technology with a global positioning satellite receiver to calculate average speed between any two points in the area being monitored. From the article:...
New Speed Cameras Catch You From Space
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Use This Gorgeous iPhone App To Know EXACTLY When It's Going To Rain

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In our battle against the elements, Dark Sky is definitely a digital tool we want to have in our pocket.  The weather app for iPhone aims to tell you exactly when it it going to rain down to the hour. And Dark Sky is beautifully crafted to boot. Couple that with...
Use This Gorgeous iPhone App To Know EXACTLY When It's Going To Rain

Britain's New Self-Driving Car System Is Nothing Like Google's

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Move over into the slow lane, Google. Scientists at Oxford University have developed a self-driving car that can cope with snow, rain and other weather conditions not found in the search giant's home in California. The system can be fitted to existing cars and could one day cost just £100....
Britain's New Self-Driving Car System Is Nothing Like Google's

Insert Coin finalist: Observos environmental monitoring sensors hands-on (video)

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We first heard about Observos a month ago when it became a participant in our Insert Coin semifinals, but it wasn't until the Hexagonal Research product showed up at Engadget Expand that we were able to see working models of its environmentally aware sensors. Each sensor, which is shaped...
Insert Coin finalist: Observos environmental monitoring sensors hands-on (video)
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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal and rain to reach Indian Wells final

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• Swiss triumphs 6-3, 6-4 and plays John Isner in final• American downs world No1 Novak Djokovic in three setsRoger Federer beat great rival Rafael Nadal – and the rain – to book his place in the final of the BNP Paribas Open against John Isner.The Swiss world No3 was...
Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal and rain to reach Indian Wells final

These Are The First Apps You Need To Download On Your New Kindle Fire

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Now that Amazon's new Kindle Fire is shipping, make sure that you have the best apps to supercharge your experience. The new Kindle sports a lot of improvements over the previous version. Users can now enjoy a crystal clear screen, front facing camera, and fast processor. Besides making a new...
These Are The First Apps You Need To Download On Your New Kindle Fire

Contribute to a worldwide 'mood diary' with Moodoo

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Moodoo is a new iOS app from Urban Design. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, though the store description suggests that it will become a paid app before long. Moodoo is a “mood diary” app that allows users to record the way they are feeling...
Contribute to a worldwide 'mood diary' with Moodoo

The Future Of Urban Farming Is Salad Ingredients That Grow In Your Apartment Window

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As more people move into cities, and with the rise of interest in the health benefits of locally-grown produce, urban farming is one of the industries ripe for disruption. Besides weather conditions and agriculture blights challenges that come along with any agricultural endeavors, farming in cities is hindered by the...
The Future Of Urban Farming Is Salad Ingredients That Grow In Your Apartment Window

Apps & updates: Real Racing 3 trailer, Twitter, HopStop, more

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Real Racing 3: EA officially announced the next title in its Real Racing series, which is now being handled by developer Firemonkeys (recent merger of Firemint and and IronMonkey), and also released the rather impressive announcement trailer above featuring pre-alpha footage. More info is coming later this year but...
Apps & updates: Real Racing 3 trailer, Twitter, HopStop, more

The Climate Corporation Gets $50M More for Weather Insurance

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Silicon Valley venture capitalists like to talk about how what they really want to do is fund companies that don’t just build trendy social apps or solve incremental problems. And so, the VCs are piling in to back The Climate Corporation, which provides an automated insurance program for American farmers based...
The Climate Corporation Gets $50M More for Weather Insurance

Google Earth update offers smoother graphics, Google+ integration

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Google rolled out a new version of its Google Earth software, replacing the patchy, quilt-like mapping graphics with smoother, more cohesive graphics. “The Google Earth globe is made from a mosaic of satellite and aerial photographs taken on different dates and under different lighting and weather conditions. Because of...
Google Earth update offers smoother graphics, Google+ integration

Nicklas Bendtner banned for 56 days after clocking 104mph in Porsche

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• Sunderland striker fined £660 for offence in December• Dane not present in court, no points added to licenceNicklas Bendtner has been banned from driving for 56 days and fined £660 after admitting speeding at almost 104mph in his Porsche.The Danish striker was late for a flight from Newcastle Airport...
Nicklas Bendtner banned for 56 days after clocking 104mph in Porsche

Facebook Adds Weather Forecasts To Events And Public Places In Quest To Show Useful Info Where People Need It

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Facebook has come up with another way to stop you from leaving its site. While you’re setting up an event, especially one that’s going to take place outside, it makes total sense that your potential guests would want to know what the weather conditions are for that day. Today, Facebook...
Facebook Adds Weather Forecasts To Events And Public Places In Quest To Show Useful Info Where People Need It

The Weather Channel Releases Lumia-Only Windows Phone App: Augmented Reality, Social Weather Alerts, And More

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The Weather Channel has been working hard to improve its mobile experience, with a new iPad app, a revamped iPhone app, and now a brand new Windows Phone app for Lumia devices. The WP app for Lumia will have features exclusive to Lumia owners for the next three to six...
The Weather Channel Releases Lumia-Only Windows Phone App: Augmented Reality, Social Weather Alerts, And More
France's Netatmo Raises $5.8M To Extend The Reach Of Its Connected Weather Station

A hands-on demo with Node, the ultimate sensor device (video)

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One of the more interesting things I got to see at last week’s CES in Las Vegas was Node, the modular sensor developed by Variable Technologies. At the center of Node is a Bluetooth-connected sensor module that looks a bit like the body of a flashlight. Users can connect two...
A hands-on demo with Node, the ultimate sensor device (video)
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Yahoo starts delivering on its mobile promises with 2 gorgeous apps

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Today, Yahoo has rolled out two new mobile apps — improved versions of Weather and Mail, old-timer apps that have gotten huge improvements in look and feel to make them, as a rep said via email, “a little...
Yahoo starts delivering on its mobile promises with 2 gorgeous apps

Condé Nast got only 3 percent of Flite, the digital advertising pioneer

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Condé Nast, the giant high-end magazine publisher, has invested in Flite, a Silicon Valley advertising technology company. This much is true, as the New York Times reported on Monday. Flite allows marketers to create innovative ads online much more efficiently than before, in part by bringing cloud technology to bear....
Condé Nast got only 3 percent of Flite, the digital advertising pioneer
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The Weather Channel launches redesigned iOS app, with new social, local and personal features

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The Weather Channel has rolled out a new version of its iOS app which sees a massive interface overhaul and a number of key new features introduced. Launched in the UK in July 2001, The Weather Channel constitutes a website and mobile app, and provides pretty comprehensive global weather information....
The Weather Channel launches redesigned iOS app, with new social, local and personal features
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