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Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Storage, SSD, flash drive discounts - CNET  CNET · 4 hours
Here's a list of the top storage deals as they are revealed for the biggest shopping day of the year. more
Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future  TechCrunch · 6 hours
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for... more
We're giving away an HP Spectre x360 laptop - CNET  CNET · 1 day
We joined forces with HP to give away this 13-inch laptop that comes with 8GB of memory; 256GB of SSD storage and Windows 10 Home 64. This sweepstakes... more
Get acquainted with the upcoming Quest headset from Oculus  Windows Central · 2 days
The upcoming standalone headset from Oculus is sure to fill a gap in the VR market. Oculus is one of the first companies most people think of when it comes... more
Here's what's going on with the next-gen Rift VR headset  Windows Central · 2 days
A new version of Oculus Rift is still coming, but it's probably not what we were expecting. If you were excited about all the prototype "Half Dome" VR... more
Neural network for 3D printing of metal products  nanowerk · 2 days
In order to accelerate the mathematical modeling for 3D printing, researchers have developed a neural network. more
EU US Roadmap Nanoinformatics 2030  nanowerk · 2 days
Scientists with different scientific backgrounds, working in the field of nanotechnology, have cooperated with the main objective to provide as broad an overview as possible about the young and rapidly evolving field of nanoinformatics. more
Join us for a ride in Ford's prototype self-driving car video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Self-driving cars aren't quite ready for prime-time, but we're getting close and Ford's work with Argo AI in Miami is helping get... more
HRE's 3D-printed titanium wheels are basically witchcraft - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Thankfully they're just conceptual, because there's no way to keep that wheel clean. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 70 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements  MacRumors · 3 days
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced over two years ago in March of 2016.... more
G-Technology G-Drive Mobile SSD R-Series Review  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
G-Technology might not be a recognised name for many buyers, but the high-end storage solution company's new portable SSD has wide appeal. more
Nanotubes built from protein crystals: Breakthrough in biomolecular engineering  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery... more
Faster new Intel AI brain sticks into the side of your PC for $99 - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The Neural Compute Stick 2 uses a Movidius Myriad X artificial intelligence chip and is geared... more
Biotech holding company Roivant Sciences raised $200M in funding at a whopping $7B valuation  TechCrunch · 4 days
Roivant Sciences has had a bumpy couple of years, but that isn’t stopping investors from pouring more money into the... more
Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Storage, SSD and flash drives - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Here's a list of the top storage deals as they are revealed for the biggest shopping day of the year. more
First 5G cities in UK named by EE  BBC · 4 days
The UK's big cities will be the first to get the futuristic mobile technology, says mobile operator. more
Moths and nanomagnets could save lives  nanowerk · 4 days
Experimental therapy could repair mutations that cause genetic diseases. more
Nanotribological printing - a novel 3D nanotechnology fabrication technique  nanowerk · 4 days
A novel nanoscale additive manufacturing technique termed Nanotribological Printing creates structures through tribomechanical and tribochemical surface interactions at the contact between a substrate and an atomic force microscope probe, where... more
Simplifying life for diabetics with a nanotechnology breakthrough  nanowerk · 5 days
Scientists have developed a means of printing transistor-based glucose sensors directly onto a catheter attached to a wearable pump. Diabetics can program the pump to deliver insulin and glucagon, the hormones they... more
US overtakes China in top supercomputer list  BBC · 5 days
A new list of the world's most powerful machines puts the US in the top two spots. more
How solar panels could cool our homes while harvesting energy  THE VERGE · 5 days
One day, rooftop solar panels could pull double-duty: harvesting energy from the Sun while also cooling... more
iFixit teardown of 11-inch iPad Pro and Apple Pencil raises intriguing possibility  9to5Mac · 5 days
One thing you can be sure of with any new Apple device: it won’t be long before iFixit takes it apart to show us... more
Google, Alphabet and the fight over a controversial 'smart city' in Toronto  CBC · 5 days
On CBC's new daily podcast Front Burner, technology reporter Matthew Braga explains Sidewalk Toronto's plan to create a futuristic neighbourhood in downtown Toronto and... more
The best 3D printing filaments you can buy for around $25  Windows Central · 5 days
This list is to give you an overview of each material and the best product you can pick up for under $25 in its class. For... more
How issues of microtransit, congestion and parking are closing in on cities  TechCrunch · 6 days
Earlier this week in a new experimental newsletter I’ve been helping Danny Crichton on, we briefly discussed transit pundit Jarrett Walker’s article in The... more
You iPhone X touch not working? Apple will fix it, free of charge - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The company is also fixing some 13-inch MacBook Pros with faulty SSD data storage chips. more
Does Samsung Galaxy Book2 have a microSD memory card slot?  Windows Central · 1 week
Best answer: The Galaxy Book2 does come with a microSD card slot that can be used for transferring files and expanding storage. Samsung: Samsung Galaxy Book2 ($1,000) Amazon:... more
Touch not working on your iPhone X? Apple has a fix for that - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The company is also fixing some 13-inch MacBook Pros with faulty SSD data storage chips. more
Limiting social media use reduced loneliness and depression in new experiment  TechCrunch · 1 week
The idea that social media can be harmful to our mental and emotional well-being is not a new one, but little has been done by researchers... more
Micro Center Stores Offering $200 Off New MacBook Air Starting Today  MacRumors · 1 week
Micro Center retail stores are offering an impressive $200 off new MacBook Air models,... more
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights  TechCrunch · 1 week
This week, I’ve tried to do something new at TechCrunch with this experimental column — getting obsessed about a topic broadly in tech and writing a continuous stream of thoughts and analysis about it. With my... more
Cellphone combined with nanotechnology to detect HIV viruses  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and monitor its management in resource-limited regions. more
A new path through the looking-glass  nanowerk · 1 week
Innovative experimental scheme can create tailor-made mirror molecules. more
LaCie USB Type-C Portable SSD With 540MBps Speeds, Up to 2TB Storage Launched  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The new LaCie SSD comes with USB Type-C compatibility, and offers 540MB/s sequential read and write speeds as well. more
Robots Might Build Our Houses on Mars  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The 3D-printed Habitat Challenge is a five-year competition hosted by NASA and its partners to design housing for deep-space exploration, including trips to Mars. more
Is the Surface Pro 6 a no-go for you? Here are some great alternatives.  Windows Central · 1 week
If you're in the market for a new 2-in-1, but Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 isn't doing it for you, check... more
Healing kidneys with nanotechnology  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have developed a new method for treating and preventing acute kidney injury. Their technique involves the use of tiny, self-assembling forms measuring just billionths of a meter in diameter. more
Harley-Davidson debuts its first electric motorcycle, coming 2019  THE VERGE · 1 week
After toying with the idea for the better part of four years, Harley-Davidson this week showed off its first electric... more
Virgin Hyperloop One has a new CEO and board chairman  TechCrunch · 1 week
High-speed futuristic transportation company Virgin Hyperloop One is changing up its leadership. CEO Rob Lloyd has left after three years at the helm and Jay Walder, who ran... more
Virgin Hyperloop One taps Citi Bike’s Jay Walder as new CEO  THE VERGE · 1 week
Virgin Hyperloop One has found a new CEO, and it’s someone who knows a... more
Are you a no on the Surface Pro 6? Here are some alternatives  Windows Central · 1 week
If you're in the market for a new 2-in-1, but Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 isn't doing it for you, check out our... more
Healing kidneys with nanotechnology  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers describe a new method for treating and preventing acute kidney injury. Their technique involves the use of self-assembling nanostructures. more
Hybrid Gantry Stage provides Precision XY/XYZ Motion with Linear Motors, Air Bearings, and Ball Bearings  nanowerk · 1 week
PI's new A-341 hybrid gantry XY/XYZ positioning stage provides the framework for controlled precise overhead motion that is... more
The SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB solid state drive is down to a new low price  Windows Central · 1 week
If you aren't working from an SSD right now, you need to change that. The SanDisk SSD Plus... more
The foldable phones are coming  THE VERGE · 1 week
Futuristic-looking bendable tablets and smartphones have captured our imagination for years. Whether it’s the folding tablets found in Westworld or the many book-like slates with foldable... more
Samsung Shows Off Prototype Smartphone With Foldable Display  MacRumors · 1 week
At its 2018 Developer Conference, Samsung today showed off its new foldable display technology, called Infinity Flex. Samsung is using... more
Get ready for bendable phones video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Samsung shows off a phone prototype with its foldable Infinity Flex Display, which can turn a phone into a tablet. more
Here’s what Samsung’s wacky folding phone looks like in action  TechCrunch · 1 week
As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet. Neat! Less neat: the company sort of went... more
The world's first crypto city video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Akon, the Grammy-nominated singer, has a vision for a futuristic city in Senegal with an economy based on his own cryptocurrency: Akoin. more
Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action  TechCrunch · 1 week
As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet. Neat! Less neat: the company sort of went... more
Samsung shares a glimpse of its folding ‘Infinity Flex Display’ smartphone  TechCrunch · 1 week
After hyping its unveil of its long-rumored folding smartphone, Samsung kind of delivered an announcement, revealing a dual screen folding phone prototype. “How can we make... more
This is Samsung’s foldable smartphone  THE VERGE · 1 week
Samsung has been teasing its foldable smartphone for weeks, and now the company has unveiled it for the first time today. Samsung calls its foldable phone... more
Nanotechnology-based immunotherapy that promotes organ transplant acceptance  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have developed a novel type of immunotherapy based on innovative nanotechnology that induces long-term organ transplant acceptance in mice. Their study could transform patient care and help to overcome barriers that prevent successful... more
3D-printed bionic mushrooms fuse nanotechnology, bacteria and fungi  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers take an ordinary white button mushroom and supercharge it with clusters of tightly-packed cyanobacteria and swirls of graphene nanoribbons to make electricity. more
Alibaba rival plays the long-game on technology investment  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
China’s  has made it clear recently that it’s venturing into artificial intelligence and automation. Every few months over the past year, the online retailer – China’s second-largest by transactions... more
Watch biotech startups pitch at IndieBio’s demo day today  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
IndieBio, the biotech startup accelerator that's produced heaps of notable companies (including several that have graced the Startup Battlefield), is holding its twice-annual demo day today. An even dozen young... more
The midrange Surface Go is now available in Microsoft’s store  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft’s tiny laptop-tablet hybrid Surface Go originally came in two variants: a 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD... more
Vimeo adds a channel exclusively for holograms  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Vimeo has long regarded itself as the video sharing site for those that want to get experimental. Well, the company has found a new medium to get creators pumped about and I think it’s fair... more
Instagram prototypes bully-proof moderated School Stories  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Instagram is considering offering collaborative School Stories that only a certain school’s students can see or contribute to. And to make sure these Stories wouldn’t become bullying cesspools, Instagram’s code shows a warning that “School stories... more
Win an Xbox One S and Fishing Sim World game!  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Fishing in games is important. Fishing games are even more important. Therefore, we're teaming up to give away an Xbox One S and a great fishing game. There... more
Microsoft now selling $499 Surface Go with 4GB of RAM, faster 128GB SSD  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The new middle-ground model was previously only available from Costco. Though the Surface Go only initially launched in two flavors, a model... more
One step closer to complex quantum teleportation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For future technologies such as quantum computers and quantum encryption, the experimental mastery of complex quantum systems is inevitable. Scientists have now succeeded in making another leap. While physicists are trying to increase the... more
The Zortrax Apoller safely smooths 3D prints  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The Zortrax Apoller, a Smart Vapor Smoothing device that uses solvents to smooth the surface of 3D-printed objects. The resulting products look like they are injection molded and all of the little lines associated... more
Elon Musk doesn’t care if people buy his ‘Blade Runner pickup truck’  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Elon Musk has given more details about Tesla’s upcoming pickup truck in a recent interview with Recode. The Tesla CEO noted that he wants... more
3D-printing human tissue video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed a process to 3D-print ligaments, tendons and spinal discs that could lead to quicker recoveries. more
Quantum on the edge: Light shines on new pathway for quantum technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have for the first time demonstrated the protection of correlated states between paired photons using the intriguing physical concept of topology. This experimental... more
The SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB solid state drive is less than $144 right now  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Grab one of these for your computer today! The SanDisk Ultra 3D NAND 1TB solid state drive is only $143.99... more
HPE and NASA make supercomputer on ISS available for experiments  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Last year, HPE successfully built and installed a supercomputer on the International Space Station that could withstand the rigors of being in space. Today, the company announced that... more
A supercomputer on the ISS will soon be open for science experiments  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Astronauts will soon be able to use a supercomputer to help run science experiments on the International Space Station. The Spaceborne Computer, a joint... more
Prospect is a stylish science fiction movie that puts world building first  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Science fiction tends to be an expensive genre. Bringing the elaborate worlds of Star Wars, the futuristic dystopia of Blade Runner 2049, or the... more
Microsoft Lumia 950 originally had gestures that made it much 'smarter'  Windows Central · 2 weeks
We go hands-on with an early Lumia 950 prototype featuring smart gestures that never made it into the device that was released. To many, the launch... more
High hopes & hype for experimental depression drug ketamine  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Hopes are high and so is the hype for an experimental depression treatment called ketamine more
Alphabet executive named in NYT sexual misconduct exposé resigns  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
An executive at Google parent company Alphabet’s X division has resigned after being named in a high-profile New... more
Integrated quantum chip operations possible, tests show  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
For the first time, an Australian team has combined two fundamental quantum techniques on an integrated silicon platform, confirming the promise of silicon -- the basis of all modern computer chips -- for quantum... more
A Maxed Out Mac Mini With Full Upgrades Will Cost You $4,200  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Apple today introduced a long-awaited refreshed Mac mini, which has been reengineered to take advantage of the newest hardware available on the market. The... more
Alleged Asus prototypes show experimenting with a seriously odd notch location  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Considering we have reached ‘peak notch’ on all but a few select smartphones, the... more
Walmart-owned Sam’s Club is opening a cashier-less store in Texas  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Sam’s Club — the members-only, Walmart-owned retail store — is taking a page from Amazon’s playbook... more
Apple offering free repairs to fix iPhone X display issues and 13-inch MacBook Pro SSD data loss problems
LaCie launches new portable USB-C SSD, up to 2TB storage with 500MB/s speeds, drop protection, more
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Prospect is a stylish science fiction movie that puts world building first