Are giving kids a smartphone a parent’s answer to staying connected? (INFOGRAPHIC)

While modern families find themselves overwhelmed with activities and parents often juggle multiple commitments, parents do not believe smartphones are the answer. The 2014 Family Communications Survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Filip Technologies in August among over 2,000 U.S. adults found more than 20 million parents (85 percent of parents with […]
Lorenzo Richelmy in a scene from Netflix's "Marco Polo." Photo Credit: Phil Bray for Netflix.

Netflix’s new series and an IMAX movie release: looking more like HBO?

Besides the acclaimed House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, two more recent announcements makes the once exclusively online service look more like HBO… or is HBO looking more like Netflix? And how did IMAX get into the picture? Interesting also to note that both of these are being produced in conjunction with […]
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Minecraft’s Evolution – a Timeline (Infographic)

Rocky Bytes has come up with an infogrpahic timeline history of Minecraft, the popular sandbox construction game created by Mojang AB founder Markus Persson, and inspired by the Infiniminer, Dwarf Fortressand Dungeon Keeper games. Gameplay involves players interacting with the game world by placing and breaking various types of blocks in athree-dimensional environment. In this environment, […]

Ebola Treatement Units in Liberia, one of the documents created by the NGA for open distribution to fight Ebola.

NGA creates unclassified website to support Ebola relief efforts

To help combat the spread of the Ebola virus disease, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is providing unprecedented online access to its unclassified geospatial intelligence products to lead federal agencies and their partners through a public-facing website dedicated to the crisis. Access was released last week, and since then the GSA has added additional content, primarily […]
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Bebop Sensors Launches Wearable Smart Fabric Technology

First Thin Smart Fabric Sensors to Measure All Aspects of Physicality:  Force, Location, Size, Twist, Bend, Stretch & Motion BeBop Sensors, Inc., the wearable sensor technology company created by musical instrument inventor Keith McMillen and KMI, announced today their first product, the BeBop Wearable Smart Fabric Sensor, an ultra thin wearable smart fabric sensor that […]
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Amazon opens Kindle Scout: vote for new books to get published and receive free books

Books that are popular with readers will be considered for publication by Kindle Press Beginning today, readers can visit Kindle Scout, Amazon’s new reader-powered publishing program, to preview excerpts from unreleased books and help decide which will get published and receive free books. “For me, Kindle Scout is a potential way to get my work […]

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NGA Awards Harris Corporation Potential $770 Million Mapping Products and Services Contracts

Harris Corporation has been awarded a potential $770 million in indefinite delivery/requirements contracts for up to five years to provide geospatial data services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Here’s a promotional video about Harris Corporation and their services: Under Foundation GEOINT Content Management (FGCM) contracts, Harris will create high-quality data and products of the Pacific, […]
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Cognitive Scale Emerges from Stealth with the first Technology Independent Cognitive Cloud Platform

After 18 months focused on product and technology development, Cognitive Scale has emerged from stealth with the industry’s first technology independent cognitive cloud platform, four vertical industry applications, new customers, partnerships with technology titans, and 22 patents filed. The company is on track to close 2014 with multi-million dollars in revenue resulting from several high-value customer […]
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Three Quarters of 3D Printer Owners Report High Daily and Weekly Usage, Finds New CEA Study

3D printers expected to bring in $76 million in U.S. revenue this year According to a study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the organization that runs the popular annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas,  three quarters of 3D printer owners (76 percent) report using their 3D printers daily or several times […]

New Collins English Dictionary’s animated video celebrates English as a living language

Spend two minutes to see how a living language, English, with its ability to quickly absorb new words into common use, can be visualized by the gifted visual thinkers of Scriberia for the release of the 12th edition of the  Collins English Dictionary. The Collins English Dictionary  has just been released in its 12th edition in […]
Toshiba releases new chip for the connected car

Toshiba ships a new chip bringing high res multimedia and camera connectivity to the connected car (IoT)

Toshiba  announced the launch of what it considers a key new addition to its portfolio of solutions for the automotive market—more specifically, for the connected car, another sub-category in the Internet of Things (IoT). The TC358791XBG automotive companion chip was created to drive high-resolution multimedia (audio, video) and camera connectivity for next-generation infotainment applications in the […]
26 Crazy Facts about Google

26 Crazy Facts You Never Knew about Google (INFOGRAPHIC)

We are fascinated with Google. And that’s not surprising, from the Googleplex to Google Doodles, Google culture to Google glass, there’s something about Google’s bold and disruptive moves and celebratory and explorative culture that gets the attention of even non-techies. With a name that, in less than a generation, has become a verb, we can’t […]



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