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Though the glimpses are only of renderings and plans, Volkswagen is giving us a chance to view firsthand what may be the first ever electric sports car. The firsthand view comes after the automaker filed for a design and...
Apple will be moving its UK headquarters to the former Battersea Power Station, London’s iconic brick building. If you have Pink Floyd’s iconic 1977 album “Animals,” you will see the building portrayed in the background. The building’s redevelopment is...
Everyone knows who Hong Kong actor and stuntman Jackie Chan is, (he contends he is more proudly “Hong Kong” rather than Chinese) and with his success he is easily one of China’s (or Hong Kong’s) multi-millionaires. So it’s no...
They say that “people fear what they don’t understand” which is why in a recent survey done, 43.8 percent of drivers don’t want self-driving capabilities in cars. While this is understandable from a somewhat safety point of view, there...
Everyone knows that North Korea is one of the few remaining bastions of a closed country ruled by total dictatorship; notwithstanding that it is a communist state as well. And so, like previous dictator states before it like Nazi...
A Los Angeles-based company called Hyperloop One is presently developing technology for a futuristic transit system. It has now raised an additional $50 million as it prepares for a full-scale test of its Hyperloop system in early 2017. A...
RadarCat isn’t a real cat with a radar transmitter strapped on its back. It’s a sensor that can connect to any computer or smartphone to recognize and identify organic and non-organic objects. Researchers at the University of St. Andrews...
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently formally unveiled a large-scale tidal energy turbine that is to be deployed in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth. The turbine will be the first of four to be completed at the...
Scientists all over the world for more than the last 10 years have been trying to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into anything useful, including fuel. Anything coming out of this study on an industrial scale will definitely change the...
An outdoor enthusiast has invented a foldable and portable boat to make it easier for fishermen, hunters, and even campers to get around easier through water barriers. The K-Pak is just 9 feet long, weighs only 21 pounds, and...
Learning to ski is one of the most difficult things in learning sports. There’s something seemingly scary with strapping on skis and looking down on slopes. But now, there’s a new product that can help skiers not only feel...
When kids and adults alike hear the word “Hasbro,” it’s clearly a company name that has enchanted generations with their line of Transformers action figures and even snuggle stuffed toys like My Little Pony. This year, the toy maker...
Facebook boss and founder Mark Zuckerberg is presently searching for someone to become the voice of his new virtual assistant “butler.” So who else would answer the call but one of Hollywood’s biggest stars playing the role of Tony...
Sisyphus is basically a kinetic art coffee table that uses a marble that automatically rolls to draw intricate designs on a layer of sand on top of the table. Just as music uses instruments and gadgets to be played,...
Technology has a funny way of either catching up or biting you from behind. For more than six years Apple’s iPhone series has dominated the smartphone industry and Android series phones had to always play second fiddle. But now,...
Last Friday, users of DYN, Twitter, Etsy, Github, Soundcloud, Spotify, Heroku, Pagerduty, Shopify, Okta, Zendesk, and Business Insider in some areas of the United States and England reported that these said websites were not loading. Aside from the above...
In the past, an AI powered app was utilized to fight ISIS. But now, this Google subsidiary application is aimed at eliminating a new enemy – internet trolls. A group called Jigsaw, also Google’s former think tank is now...
This slick yacht looks like something a villain would have designed for the next James Bond movie. This new Superyacht is the Black Swan and was designed and conceptualized by designer Timur Bozca. The Black Swan is a unique...
Instagram is growing up. Well, not literally because if it did grow up sort of like aging then no one would want to work with them again. They merely moved into their new building, and boy, what a building....
These top 10 billionaires are the insanely rich only in the technology category, since there are others with much bigger asset worth in other categories. But in this tech category alone the “poorest” only has a net worth of...
Can you ever imagine that the future of the earth’s food crops isn’t tied to fertilizers or organic technology, but, on AI or artificial intelligence? Food security is constantly threatened by a never ending list of threats. Climate variability...
The latest sports phenomenon that may hit the global airwaves in 2017 or 2018 won’t be the Olympics or the NBA or Major League Baseball. In fact, this sport won’t feature players with abs and intensive physical training. That’s...
When you visit Kickstarter or Indiegogo, you’ll find literally thousands of projects waiting for crowdfunding campaigns from the web. Unfortunately, no disrespect to the real and honest-to-goodness tech inventors out there, many of the projects and inventions on these...
Are you looking for something to keep unsafe content away from the office or at home (from the kids as well as the husband)? Yahoo’s new open source artificial intelligence can help you with this. Jay Mahadeokar – Yahoo’s...
When commercial laptops came out in the mid 2000’s, many people were glad for the mobility. Then the iPad came out some 7 years ago, and with it, the advent of the tablet era, and analysts were calling this...
Naturally, we all spend the majority of our day (sometimes night, if you get the night shift) at work. Therefore, it’s only fair to say that everyone wants to enjoy their time at work as much as they can,...
They say that technology is a ‘dog eat dog’ world wherein inventors and technologists bite, paw, and claw their way to the top in attempts to be ‘top dog’ in terms of sales (sorry, the puns were just too...
The rumors have been true after all. Blackberry just confirmed that its new Android-powered smartphone, the “Argon,” or more clearly, the DTEK60, just passed through FCC test standards successfully. The phone may be launching very soon, probably before the end...
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has recently informed Facebook to cease and desist its present collection of user’s data from WhatsApp in Germany after the messaging app updated its privacy terms last month and...
Smart Wink home platform recently launched its new Wink Hub 2, its upgraded and better version of its original Wink Hub. According to the company the new product is “better, faster, more reliable, and more secure.” Basically, it still...
Fotr is a new iPhone app that’s sort of taking you back in time to the age of analog photography. The Fotr app will make you think twice when you shoot photos so as to improve picture quality while...
The drones or UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) that we are all familiar with in movies and the news are either the spying kind, delivers deadly missile and bomb payloads, or are simple camera platforms for photographers and videographers. So what...
For those not yet familiar with Slack, it’s a popular business application for the purpose of improving internal communications in a company or office. From a startup just over two years ago it has now grown into a company...
What do you do when you’re filthy rich and own Facebook? You donate billions of dollars to put an end to all disease. Seems ambitious, doesn’t it? But that is what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan...
Tech billionaire and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is hatching an ambitious plan to eventually colonize Mars, possibly with thousands of people almost en masse, in order to protect humanity as a species in case certain doom finally arrives in...
A company called Human, Inc., has just evolved auditory listening for humans with its new wireless audio called “Sound” and it offers a new category into wireless audio while offering different listening and communication experiences.   On September 20, 2016, Human Inc....
The annual Content Marketing World took place in Cleveland, Ohio early this month. If you happen to be part of the largest in-person content marketing event of the year, you know that change is coming in the realm of...
Alphabet Inc. which is owned by two Google founders is now calling its new phones Pixel and Pixel XL with the latter running on the new Android 7.1 Nougat. The proposed launching is set for October 4 in San...
Last Tuesday, Spotify and Tinder revealed to the public that they formed a tie-up to help people connect to each other and find their soul mate through their music preferences. This means that the matching application, Tinder will now...
French game development studio Quantic Dream just came out with its new interactive cinematic game called, "Detroit: Become Human." This new PlayStation 4 exclusive is based on the premise of an android revolution ripe with plenty of precedents. Films like...
Sewbo is a sewing-machine-like machine with a smart robotic arm and is the first robot that can assemble and sew together a complete item of clothing. It was created by Seattle-based web developer Jonathan Zornow. This robot could spell the...
Did you know that Apple has a new desktop operating system? It’s called Apple MacOS Sierra and it’s now available for download. You can get it for free at the Apple Mac App Store but if you just bought...
When Apple first came out with the first Apple Watch, it was full of promises to become a popular new computing platform. A year and a half after Apple Watch went on sale, people have used the watch only...
Layer3 is that mysterious pay TV company that is now focused on packaged top channels in souped-up set-top boxes despite the recent move of technology to cordless cable and TV services. And it’s now targeting the more high-end video...
Google just launched its newest messaging application, “Allo” and everyone’s excited about it! Touted as a “smart messaging app”, this application has its very own Google Assistant, which is a virtual assistant powered by AI that helps answers questions...
For most people, the new iPhone 7 models are a luxury and the meager paychecks of a regular employee are not going to buy you the cool new iPhones that come in colors such as Jet Black and Matte...
I know how it feels, seeing your phone vibrating and signaling that it has only 5 percent more to go. You try desperately to squeeze in a few more minutes of Angry Birds, clean out your contact lists and...
Fitbit has been doing really well this year, with both the earlier models of Alta and Blaze. They are now offering sequels to older models with the Fitbit Charge 2 and the Fitbit Flex 2. Whether you want to use heart rate...
Those driverless cars you see in science fiction movies and TV shows is now becoming more of science and less of fiction. The science of driverless cars is in fact already upon us as car companies and a search...
The release of the iPhone 7 signals the world’s continuous shift towards a more wireless world. According to some insiders, the latest flagship phone of the Cupertino-based tech giant will feature (or “un-feature”) the loss of the standard audio...