Google Glass finally has a purpose

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There’s finally something awesome to do with Google Glass Google Glass was a failure. At least, according to most people. But not for one specific group: people with Parkinson’s. They’ve been experimenting with new software for Glass and say that it improves the quality of their lives. People suffering from Parkinson’s have challenges with their […]

Here’s why Windows 10 will be so good

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The secret behind why Windows 10 is so good Microsoft listened to you. More than anything else, that’s why Windows 10 won’t be another Windows 8 or Vista. In conversations with press, top decision makers at Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Toshiba noted that Microsoft requested their input throughout the process of creating Windows 10. They […]

Apple Pay Coming to the UK

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Bringing the Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay to Customers Internationally SAN FRANCISCO — June 8, 2015 — Apple® today announced that starting next month, Apple Pay™ will be available to customers in the UK, bringing them the easy, secure and private way to pay. Whether buying groceries, grabbing coffee, picking up lunch or […]

Google: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

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In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent. That’s the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York. Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our brains will be able to connect directly to the […]

Microsoft’s Windows 10 has a release date: July 29

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The next iteration of the software maker’s operating system is slated to arrive in two months. Microsoft has set a release date for Windows 10 to arrive in the summer. The software maker announced Monday that it will begin offering its newest software to power PCs and tablets as a free upgrade on July 29. […]

Smart cards aim to make shopping more secure

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The days of fumbling through your wallet in search of the right credit card could be over. Smart cards have arrived on the scene to offer a new option. This technology stores all your credit card information — as well as debit cards and reward cards — in one place. “There are a bunch of […]

Microsoft just showed off the future of the PC

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Microsoft just gave us a glimpse at the future of computing. Some day soon, your smartphone might be able to replace your work PC and home laptop. You could keep your computer in your pocket, because your phone will be your PC. At its Build developers conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Microsoft (MSFT) unveiled […]

Audi To Use Carbon Fiber Chairless Chairs In Its Plants

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The health of its employees has top priority for Audi. For this reason, at its plant in Neckarsulm, the company is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities: the so-called “chairless chair.” This high-tech carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces […]

Windows 10 is coming this summer

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Windows 10 is just a few months away. Microsoft (MSFT) still hasn’t given an exact date, but the company announced that Windows 10 would launch sometime this summer. That’s a little more specific than “later this year,” which had been Microsoft’s mantra up until Wednesday. Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for current Windows […]

Google Wallet and Apple Pay race for second place

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Apple Pay could see more of a challenge from Google Wallet as a result of this deal with wireless carriers. While Apple has ventured into mobile payments with Apple Pay, Google’s latest deal with wireless carriers could give Google Wallet more of an edge. Google and mobile payments company Softcard announced a deal Monday that […]

Google ending current Glass program

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Google will stop selling the current version of its Google Glass and reorganize the business behind it, Dow Jones reported on Thursday. Google will release a new version of the much-hyped wearable data product at some point this year, the report said. The tech giant’s shares were largely unaffected following the news. The newly reorganized […]