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When We Stop Being Human

When We Stop Being Human

Terence McKenna talks about the Singularity and Change Change is a constant, and however we might  forget or passively ignore the fact, it is happening behind our backs, in front of our eyes, above our heads, and at a corner we have not bothered hearing about. For me, the change we have let slide passively [...]

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Xenon Flash for Photos in Dark from Smart Phones

Xenon Flash for Photos in Dark from Smart Phones

A Singapore invention looks set to equip mobile phones with a built-in, small yet powerful Xenon flash, allowing consumers to take great photos even in low-light conditions. Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have made a revolutionary capacitor that overcomes the limitations of current capacitors, which are needed to store enough energy to fire a [...]

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A Boost to Your Mobile Signal

A Boost to Your Mobile Signal

When using your mobile phone, it doesn’t take much to lose that precious signal — just turning a corner or riding on a train can be enough. EU-funded research is developing new technologies to eradicate those annoying ‘black holes’ in wireless coverage, while freeing up some mobile network capacity at the same time. We live [...]

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Cellphone, GPS Data Suggest New Strategy for Alleviating Traffic Tie-Ups

Cellphone, GPS Data Suggest New Strategy for Alleviating Traffic Tie-Ups

By Robert Sanders, Media Relations Asking all commuters to cut back on rush-hour driving reduces traffic congestion somewhat, but asking specific groups of drivers to stay off the road may work even better. The conclusion comes from a new analysis by engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley, that [...]

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Mobile Payment update for the week of 6/25

Mobile Payment update for the week of 6/25

Every day we see more people using their smartphones to make payments whether through apps directly on them or by using them to pay for purchases at stores. The rise of mobile payment types is only being outpaced by adoption which is accelerating at a breakneck pace. Check out what the blogs are saying this [...]

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The domination of mobile and the future of media

The domination of mobile and the future of media

They say the world is getting smaller. And indeed, as goes the world, so goes the World Wide Web.   With the explosive growth of devices such as smartphones, tablets, and GPS systems, the “Handheld Revolution” has indeed begun.  Where it will take us, we can’t be sure. But at the very least, we can take [...]

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SEO update for the week of 6/4

SEO update for the week of 6/4

In short, Search Engine Optimization works by tweaking a website so that it is compliant with the requirements of search engines like Google. These search engines use what they call “web spiders” (also known as web crawlers) these web spiders or web crawlers are pieces of software that “crawl” all over the web pages, reading them [...]

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Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

With the rate that the tech world is moving these days, some feel that giant tech companies Facebook and Google might be completely gone in 5 – 8 years. The author of this selection, Eric Jackson from Forbes.com, presents two schools of thought. The first is that senior teams and directors have an outsized influence [...]

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Mobile Update for the week of 4/9

Mobile Update for the week of 4/9

Cell phones are fetching an integral part of our daily lives. It is no surprise that a revolutionary study just released says mobile technology has everlastingly changed the way we love, live and work. The cell phone has made long distance interactions easy. GSM phones that place calls worldwide have turned this world into a [...]

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What Was Hot at RSA Conference 2012?

What Was Hot at RSA Conference 2012?

First, a disclaimer. I attended two days of the RSA conference this week and saw and interviewed several vendors. Interviews by myself and others were videotaped and will be available soon. However, the sheer number of exhibitors and others was tremendous. I am sure I did miss some of the great technologies and vendors. But [...]

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