Inventions
Australian who says he invented bitcoin files for copyright - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
Craig Wright has registered both the original code and the first whitepaper on bitcoin. more
Backed by LG, AmazeVR is hoping to resurrect virtual reality’s consumer dreams  TechCrunch · 9 hours
For over 100 years entrepreneurs have come to Hollywood to try their luck in the dream factory and build an empire in the business... more
Amazon’s Alexa Fund invests in edtech startups, Zoobean and Unruly Studios  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Two edtech companies, Zoobean and Unruly Studios, are the latest to receive investment from Amazon’s Alexa Fund — Amazon’s corporate venture fund focused on fueling innovation... more
The pun-loving computer programs that write adverts  BBC · 16 hours
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans? more
Apple Watch Series 3 Replacement Shortage Sees Repairs Substituted With Series 4: Report  Gadgets 360 · 16 hours
Running low on inventory for the older model, Apple has informed its retail staff to substitute some Apple Watch Series 3 repairs... more
Teaching machines to write better adverts than humans  BBC · 1 day
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans? more
How to watch space launches  THE VERGE · 4 days
George Méliès’ 1902 film A Trip to the Moon has been watched by countless film and science fiction buffs. Besides its innovative (for the time) effects,... more
The doctor who invented 18 medical devices  BBC · 5 days
Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market. more
The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price  TechCrunch · 5 days
Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact... more
Microsoft and Sony partner for game streaming technology  Windows Central · 5 days
Let's see what happens next. What you need to know Microsoft and Sony will partner on gaming streaming technology going forward. The two companies will collaborate on image sensors. They also aim... more
Global Learning Xprize splits $10M purse for best teaching app for disadvantaged kids  TechCrunch · 5 days
Kids need a good education to have the best chance of succeeding in the world, but in distant parts of developing countries... more
How to see our world in a new light  TechCrunch · 5 days
Startups are ultimately vessels of speculation, of new products, new markets, and innovations the world has never seen. While data and information are important components for exploring the frontiers of... more
UK app that replaces teachers wins Elon Musk's $10m  Sky News · 6 days
A UK nonprofit has won an Elon Musk-sponsored prize for inventing a way for children to learn to read without teachers. more
Train to become a cloud computer architect with this bundle  Windows Central · 6 days
We’re living in the era of the cloud. Companies ranging from small startups to massive Fortune 500 conglomerates all rely on an increasingly powerful cloud structure in order... more
Beyond costs, what else can we do to make housing affordable?  TechCrunch · 1 week
In this section of my exploration into innovation in inclusive housing, I am digging into the 200+ companies impacting the key phases of developing and managing housing. more
Accelerating quantum technologies with materials processing at the atomic scale  nanowerk · 1 week
An emerging suite of information technologies based on fundamental quantum physics has been given a boost by researchers, who have invented a method to engineer single atomic defects... more
Innovations in inclusive housing  TechCrunch · 1 week
A look at hundreds of startups rebuilding affordable housing from the ground up. more
Google Doodle honors Pap smear inventor Georgios Papanikolaou - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The pathologist revolutionized early cancer detection and founded an entire scientific discipline. more
Modern sounds and the Q Acoustics Concept 300 speakers: Review - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Stunning design, innovative tech, and superb sound come together on the Q Acoustics Concept 300 speakers. more
Prepare for a lucrative project management career with this $39 bundle  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Companies in virtually every industry and ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 conglomerates are always looking for talented and trained project managers who can inspire... more
The best Razer keyboards for your gaming PC  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Razer is one of the top brands for PC gamers worldwide, and among all the various products the company makes, there remains a staple at the heart of its lineup. A Razer... more
Robotic sex toy maker given $2m prize and apology  Sky News · 2 weeks
A sex tech business which was stripped of an award on grounds its innovation was obscene has now received an apology - and a $2m prize. more
Dear Hollywood, here are 5 female founders to showcase instead of Elizabeth Holmes  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
There's a seemingly insatiable demand for Theranos content. John Carrerou’s best-selling book, Bad Blood has already inspired an HBO documentary, The Inventor, an ABC podcast called The Dropout,... more
Dear Hollywood: Here are five female founders to showcase instead of Elizabeth Holmes  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
There's a seemingly insatiable demand for Theranos content. John Carrerou’s best-selling book, Bad Blood has already inspired an HBO documentary, The Inventor, an ABC podcast called The Dropout,... more
Couchbase’s mobile database gets built-in ML and enhanced synchronization features  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Couchbase, the company behind the eponymous NoSQL database, announced a major update to its mobile database today that brings some machine learning smarts, as well as improved synchronization... more
Google’s latest AI art project turns your face into a ‘poem portrait’  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Google is always sponsoring weird and inventive projects with the help of artificial intelligence, and its latest is characteristically odd. Named PoemPortraits, the web... more
Where to buy the new SteelSeries Arctis 9X headset  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Best answer: The only place you can purchase the SteelSeries Arctis 9X from right now is SteelSeries or GameStop in the U.S. and Argos in the U.K. Retail partners like... more
AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The AR industry can avoid the creepy aspects of today’s data collection methods without hindering innovation. more
Novel method to produce purer, safer drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Physics and Chemistry scholars have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process and lead to the production of higher quality medicinal drugs which are purer and have no side... more
AWS expands cloud infrastructure offerings with new AMD EPYC-powered T3a instances  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Amazon is always looking for ways to increase the options it offers developers in AWS, and to that end, today it announced a bunch of new... more
Could self-braking trolley stop children causing chaos?  Sky News · 4 weeks
A shopping trolley that is able to brake automatically when a possible collision is detected has been invented to prevent children causing chaos as their parents do the food shop. more
Oracle turns to innovation hubs to drive cultural and business shift to cloud  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Oracle was founded in 1977. While it’s not exactly IBM or GE, both of which date back to the late 19th and... more
Researchers create artificial mother-of-pearl using bacteria  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A biologist invented an inexpensive and environmentally friendly method for making artificial nacre using an innovative component: bacteria. The artificial nacre is made of biologically produced materials and has the toughness of natural nacre, while also... more
Bowers & Wilkins unveils ultra-premium ‘Formation’ home speaker line with AirPlay 2  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
Last week, Bowers & Wilkins invited us downtown in New York to show off their latest audio line, Formation. The lineup is predicated on... more
Week-in-Review: is Samsung unfolding another flop?  TechCrunch · 1 month
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Samsung tries to deliver a big innovation and fails miserably. A big story this week on TechCrunch was that in the buildup to the release of the Samsung... more
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