Inventions
China’s new Nasdaq-style board for tech shares starts trading with 25 companies listed  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Trading on China’s new Nasdaq-style stock market began today, with 25 tech companies listed on the Science and Technology Innovation Board, operated... more
Cities must plan ahead for innovation without leaving people behind  TechCrunch · 17 hours
Yung Wu Contributor Yung Wu is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub. More posts by this contributor To actually change the world, Big Tech... more
In healthcare these days, ‘There’s an app for that’… unless you really need it  TechCrunch · 1 day
Sarah Lisker Contributor Share on Twitter Sarah Lisker is a Program Manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations and a collaborator in The OpEd... more
Microsoft's continued cloud success may depend on increased innovation  Windows Central · 3 days
As Microsoft looks to keep its cloud business booming, flexibility and rapid innovation will be its greatest assets. It's no secret that Microsoft's cloud business has been one of the... more
Live and let spy: Inside the KGB Espionage Museum - CNET  CNET · 3 days
From an umbrella that shoots ricin poison to the "widows kiss" lipstick gun, the KGB developed some of the most innovative — and lethal — gadgets... more
Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?  BBC · 4 days
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways. more
Watch an unfiltered interview of PicsArt founder at Disrupt Berlin  TechCrunch · 4 days
Smartphones have become a creative playground thanks to cameras and innovative apps, such as PicsArt. With PicsArt, anybody can add filters, stickers and tweak photos and videos in... more
Latest e-skin innovation gives robots and prosthetics an exceptional sense of touch (w/video)  nanowerk · 4 days
Unique sensor system responds 1,000 times faster than the human sense of touch, the fastest ever achieved for an e-skin. more
Inventor of computer password dies aged 93  Sky News · 1 week
The man who invented the computer password, Fernando Corbato, has died aged 93 from complications related to diabetes. more
How HONOR Is Taking Smartphone Photography to the Next Level  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
HONOR has been at the forefront of innovation in smartphone cameras for quite some time now, and continues to introduce new features with every new smartphone that it... more
Xiaomi Continues Chip Strategy Revamp With Investment in Semiconductor Designer  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which... more
Alan Turing is the face of UK’s new £50 note  THE VERGE · 1 week
Alan Turing, whose work laid the groundwork for the invention of the modern computer, will be... more
Computer password inventor dies aged 93  BBC · 1 week
Fernando Corbato also pioneered work on ways for lots of people to use the same computer simultaneously. more
'Smart' metamaterial textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors by 1,000 times  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect. They incorporated conductive textiles into clothing to dynamically connect several wearable devices at once. more
This video reimagines the iPhone as a retro Macintosh  THE VERGE · 1 week
Imagine if Apple, instead of inventing something completely new for its original iPhone design, had maintained the look... more
Why Halifax is cataloguing up to 30,000 trees on the peninsula  CBC · 1 week
The Halifax Regional Municipality is planning to create an inventory of almost every tree... more
Negative? How a Navy veteran refused to accept a ‘no’ to his battery invention  TechCrunch · 1 week
The journey for Trevor Jackson started, as many things do in tech, with research. He’d become fascinated by the experiments... more
Researchers applied novel hydrogel to harvest water from humid air above sea surfaces  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Huge amounts of water evaporate from water surfaces such as reservoirs and the open sea each day. To address this issue, especially... more
Anvyl, looking to help D2C brands manage their supply chain, raises $9.3M  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Growing D2C brands face an interesting challenge. While they’ve eliminated much of the hassle of a physical storefront, they must still deal with all... more
Hardware startups: Pitch to the world’s top investors at Hardware Battlefield 2019  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Early-stage hardware startup founders, it’s your turn to step into the spotlight and launch your innovative inventions to the world’s top investors. We’re inviting you... more
Grasshopper’s Judith Erwin leaps into innovation banking  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In the years following the financial crisis, de novo bank activity in the US slowed to a trickle. But as memories fade, the economy expands and the potential of tech-powered financial services marches forward,... more
The Department of Defense wants ideas for a tiny autonomous space station  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has issued a solicitation for a tiny, “self-contained and free flying orbital outpost” that can host experiments and... more
New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Brian Wynne Contributor Share on Twitter Brian Wynne is the president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. More posts by this contributor The biggest... more
Sony announces a new $185M fund to invest in tech startups  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Sony is doubling down on the world of startup investment. The Japanese tech giant announced a new fund that is aiming to raise 20 billion JPY... more
Can Innovative Cameras, Aggressive Pricing Help Asus 6Z Beat OnePlus 7?  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Asus 6Z is a mid-range flagship smartphone that's taking on the OnePlus 7. We've compared the two phones at length to help you choose one of... more
Glass screens and no buttons: How Jony Ive changed modern tech at Apple  Sky News · 3 weeks
Jony Ive is leaving Apple after more than 20 years of designing some the company's most innovative products including the iPhone, iPod... more
How Apple's Jony Ive changed the face of tech  Sky News · 3 weeks
Jony Ive is leaving Apple after more than 20 years of designing some the company's most innovative products including the iPhone, iPod and Mac. more
Prosthetic limbs: An invention for amputees in the developing world  BBC · 3 weeks
It's high-tech, it's cheap, and it's been designed for amputees in the developing world. more
Cathay Innovation leads Laiye’s $35M round to bet on Chinese enterprise IT  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
For many years, the boom and bust of China’s tech landscape have centered around consumer-facing products. As this space gets filled by Baidu, Alibaba,... more
Huawei Warns US Patent Curbs Would Hurt Global Tech  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Huawei warned Thursday a US senator's proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation." more
Host your country’s startup delegation at Disrupt Berlin 2019  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Creative technology and innovative ideas know no boundaries, which is why thousands of early-stage startup founders, investors, innovators and entrepreneurs — from more than 50 countries — will convene at... more
Huawei warns US patent curbs would hurt global tech  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Huawei warns proposal to block Chinese tech giant from pursuing damages in US patent courts would be a 'disaster for global innovation' more
Soft robots for all  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Each year, soft robots gain new abilities. They can jump, squirm, and grip. Unlike hard robots, they can handle tomatoes without bruising the fruit, resurface unscathed after being run over by a car, and journey through radiation, disaster zones, and... more
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French inventor will attempt to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard
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In the country where mukbang was invented, this YouTuber is pushing the genre
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Alan Turing is the face of UK’s new £50 note
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The streamer who built a giant Starbucks island in Minecraft to connect with fans
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This video reimagines the iPhone as a retro Macintosh
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Original USB plug wasn’t reversible because being cheap was more important
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Why we had to wait for USB-C to get a reversible plug: co-inventor explains
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