Inventions
You've never pedaled a bike like this video - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
The inventors of NuBike say its unique lever system is more efficient and easier on the rider than a traditional bike. more
Saturday's top deals: connected coffee makers, Echo Dot bundles, & more  Windows Central · 14 hours
We spend every day trawling the web for the very best deals so you don't have to. Our very favorites from today have been rounded up... more
HBO Theranos doc's director: Elizabeth Holmes is like Steve Jobs and Scientology - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings to... more
Epic Games Store title exclusivity: Are the PR headaches worth it?  Windows Central · 2 days
The Epic Games Store has been making waves, often for the wrong reasons. Here's how Epic's push into distribution has been creating headaches. Competition is important.... more
Epic Games Store is causing headaches for developers and gamers  Windows Central · 3 days
The Epic Games Store has been making waves, often for the wrong reasons. Here's how Epic's push into distribution has been creating headaches. Competition is important. Not only... more
Tesla accuses self-driving startup Zoox and former employees of trade secret theft  THE VERGE · 3 days
Tesla filed two lawsuits late on Wednesday against multiple former employees and the self-driving startup Zoox for allegedly misappropriating the company’s trade secrets. The... more
HBO Theranos doc's director: Elizabeth Holmes is like Scientology, Steve Jobs - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings to light, talk... more
Attend TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on the future of transportation  TechCrunch · 3 days
The way people and packages move from Point A to Point B is in the midst of a remarkable transformation driven by technological innovations... more
TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day session event on the future of transportation  TechCrunch · 3 days
The way people and packages move from Point A to Point B is in the midst of a remarkable transformation driven by technological innovations... more
Want in on nanotechnology? Capitalize on collaborative environments  nanowerk · 4 days
New study shows that partnerships could assist successful technology transfer and possibly, breakthroughs in innovation. more
HBO's Elizabeth Holmes Theranos documentary exposes American health care - CNET  CNET · 4 days
"The health care system has become horribly perverted," says Alex Gibney, director of The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. more
HBO Theranos doc's director: Elizabeth Holmes is like Steve Jobs, Scientology - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings to light, talk... more
Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t stopping hiring abroad  TechCrunch · 5 days
The growing intensity of the US visa approval process has made it more difficult for companies to attract, support and retain foreign talent. However, recruiters are still sourcing talent from... more
In big tech’s future expansion plans, public good should be the corporate incentive  TechCrunch · 5 days
Yung Wu Contributor Yung Wu is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub. More posts by this contributor To... more
UK’s Automata raises $7.4M for its lightweight industrial ‘desktop’ robot  TechCrunch · 5 days
Manufacturing has been one of the biggest and earliest adopters of robotics innovations in the last several years, but with that early movement has also come entrenchment: the... more
Facial recognition: Apple, Amazon, Google and the race for your face - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Facial recognition technology is both innovative and worrisome. Here's how it works and what you need to know. more
5 reasons to apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2019  TechCrunch · 6 days
The search is in full swing for the most innovative, interesting and utterly disruptive early-stage tech startups to compete in Startup Battlefield,... more
HBO documentary on Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos lie exposes American health care - CNET  CNET · 6 days
"The health care system has become horribly perverted," says Alex Gibney, director of The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. more
Facial recognition 101: Your face is your new fingerprint - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Facial recognition technology is both innovative and worrisome. Here's how it works and what you need to know. more
Google Doodle pays tribute to Japanese inventor Seiichi Miyake - CNET  CNET · 6 days
His invention -- the Tenji block -- changed the way the visually impaired interact with the world. more
Theranos documentary The Inventor diagnoses Silicon Valley schadenfreude - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Review: This might sting a bit. Elizabeth Holmes built her startup Theranos on lies, but the fraud exposes bigger problems. more
Theranos doc's director: Elizabeth Holmes is like Steve Jobs, Scientology, Enron - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the producer and the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings... more
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is innovative, but average - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Despite being a plug-in hybrid crossover SUV, this Mitsubishi may not be the fuel efficiency warrior you're looking for. more
HBO Theranos documentary The Inventor diagnoses Silicon Valley schadenfreude - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Review: This might sting a bit. Elizabeth Holmes built her startup Theranos on lies, but the fraud exposes bigger problems. more
Can there be too much competition between startups?  TechCrunch · 1 week
Competition is the core of capitalism. Competition between companies lowers prices — on average — and ensures that they are forced to innovate lest they lose their markets to others. Competition between... more
Pi Day 2019: The best pizza and pie deals - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Still hate math? You won't after scoring these freebies and discounts on some of the best foods humans ever invented. more
Super sensitive, groundbreaking smart sensor 'tastes' and 'sniffs'  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed an innovative sensing system capable of identifying and distinguishing different stimuli. The system is based on origami combined with ink. more
Volkswagen CEO Expects Software to Make Up 90 Percent of Auto Industry Innovation  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
"Software will account for 90 percent of future innovations in the car," Herbert Diess told VW's annual press conference. more
Spotify files antitrust complaint over ‘Apple tax’  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Spotify announced this morning that it’s filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Union, alleging that the iPhone maker is... more
'Bullying tactics' by tech market leaders harms consumers  Sky News · 2 weeks
The increasing dominance of tech giants "is limiting competition and consumer choice and innovation", a new independent review has warned the government. more
Facebook Hubs Launched Across 9 Cities in India to Nurture Startups  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Facebook Hubs will help foster innovation and support for the community, by hosting mentor hours and training, workshops, roundtable discussions across 20 locations in nine cities. more
Google Doodle celebrates 30th birthday of the World Wide Web - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The web giant -- one of the tech industry's biggest companies -- pays homage to the invention that made the company possible on its... more
Web inventor warns of 'negative consequences'  Sky News · 2 weeks
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor the World Wide Web, has issued a warning about its "negative consequences" on the 30th anniversary of him first proposing it to managers at CERN. more
The responsibility for a sustainable digital future  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Mounir Mahjoubi Contributor Share on Twitter Mounir Mahjoubi is the French Secretary of State for Digital Affairs. On March 12, 2019, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “World Wide Web”, Tim Berners-Lee’s ground-breaking... more
Movie technology inspires wearable nanogenerator unit that aims to harvest energy  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Technology designed to advance self-powering devices such as consumer electronics and defense innovations. more
World Wide Web at 30: Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Says It Must Emerge From 'Adolescence'  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
World Wide Web needs to rediscover its strengths and grow into maturity, its designer Tim Berners-Lee said on Monday. more
Google Doodle celebrates World Wide Web's 30th birthday - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The web giant -- one of the tech industry's biggest companies -- pays homage to the invention that made it possible. more
WWWorries? Inventor of Web laments coming-of-age woes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Web's inventor knows his revolutionary innovation is coming of age, and doesn't always like what he sees: state-sponsored hacking, invasion of privacy, online harassment, hate speech and misinformation among the ills of its... more
OpenAI shifts from nonprofit to ‘capped-profit’ to attract capital  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
OpenAI may not be so open going forward. The former nonprofit announced today that it is restructuring as a "capped-profit" company that cuts returns from investments past a certain point.... more
Tim Berners-Lee: 'Stop web's downward plunge to dysfunctional future'  BBC · 2 weeks
Thirty years after he invented it, Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the web is not what it should be. more
With these numbers, it’s no surprise SoftBank is investing in Latin America  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
After SoftBank announced its plans to launch a $5 billion innovation fund in Latin America, we reached out to the good folks at the Latin American... more
Daylight saving time is hot garbage  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
This story was originally published on March 12th, 2016. It has been updated to include video, but it has not otherwise been edited as... more
Most of the Fortnite dance lawsuits are on pause  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Five lawsuits against Fortnite developer Epic Games are on hold as the law firm behind them waits for... more
Here’s a sneak peek at HBO’s Elizabeth Holmes documentary, The Inventor  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos has inspired quite a bit of content, including a NYT Best Seller, an ABC podcast, a movie starring Jennifer... more
Apple dealt a blow, loses star witness in Qualcomm trial - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Arjuna Siva, a former Apple engineer who Apple says co-invented one of the patents in question, is no longer intending to appear. more
'Community' fridges let people give food away to fight waste  CBC · 2 weeks
To combat food waste — and help ensure more people have access to nutritious food —... more
SoftBank launches the Innovation Fund, committing $2B to invest in Latin America  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
While SoftBank continues to make big bets on startups out of its $100-billion Vision Fund, it has also launched another investment vehicle to invest... more
The Fukushima nuclear disaster's legacy: An inescapable stigma - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Commentary: Pockets of innovation, like a drone testing field, have some hoping the region sheds its notoriety. But it's not that simple. more
Code Jumper gives children who are blind the tools to code - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The innovative technology teaches children who are blind or visually impaired how to code. more
Liquid metal research: New solutions for the energy transition  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Whether for thermal energy storage systems, new process paths for the emission-free production of hydrogen, or innovative large-scale solar power plants: liquid metal technologies can accelerate decarbonization of the energy... more
NASA teams with Google to create huge, stunning visual universe - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The "Once Upon A Try" project celebrates the inventions of humankind and explores NASA's extensive image archives. more
Lunar science, artificial intelligence and robotics featured in Canada's new space strategy  CBC · 2 weeks
After years of calling for clearer direction in the country’s space program, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains unveiled Canada's new... more
Canada to unveil its new space strategy  CBC · 2 weeks
After years of calling for clearer direction in the country’s space program, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains will... more
Notion’s new web clipper makes it a powerful competitor to Evernote  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In the years since Evernote cratered, ambitious note-takers have been searching for an app... more
Jerry Merryman, Inventor of the Hand-Held Calculator, Dies at the Age of 86  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the hand-held electronic calculator who is described by those who knew him as not only... more
Co-inventor of the handheld calculator dead at 86  CBC · 3 weeks
One of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator, described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but... more
'Brilliant' man who was an inventor of the calculator dies  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator, has died in Dallas more
As the Web Turns 30, Is It an 'Out-of-Control Monster'?  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Thirty years ago this month, a young British physician working at a lab near Geneva invented a system for scientists to share information that would ultimately change humanity. more
Laying the foundations for an integrated approach to environmental nano-safety  nanowerk · 3 weeks
The PANDORA project aims to merge immunology, environmental sciences and nanotoxicology into a broader approach to environmental nano-safety that will provide a deeper understanding of the subject, and... more
Announcing the Agenda for TC Sessions: Robotics/AI at UC Berkeley on April 18  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
We’re bringing TC Sessions: Robotics + AI back to UC Berkeley on April 18, and we’re excited to announce our jam-packed agenda... more
The future of AR, according to Microsoft - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman talks to CNET about haptics, eye tracking, and what happens next more
3D printed tool cuts through titanium, wins innovation prize  nanowerk · 4 weeks
High quality cutting tools can now be 3D printed, with potential for time and cost savings in aerospace and Defence manufacturing. more
The Inventor: HBO's Theranos film diagnoses Silicon Valley schadenfreude - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
This might sting a bit. Elizabeth Holmes built her startup Theranos on lies, but the fraud exposes bigger problems. more
Woz alert: Apple co-founder predictably concerned iPhone falling behind on foldable displays  9to5Mac · 4 weeks
In a new interview with Bloomberg today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared some of his thoughts about folding phones. With Samsung and Huawei currently... more
The Mate X is Huawei’s 5G foldable  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
The world’s fastest growing mobile company has long had a chip on its shoulder when it comes to Apple and Samsung. For too long, the company has had to go out of its way... more
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