TECHNOLOGY - 'Superlens' extends range of wireless power transfer
(Phys.org) —Inventor Nikola Tesla imagined the technology to transmit energy through thin air almost a century ago, but experimental attempts at the feat have so far resulted in cumbersome devices that only work over very small distances. But now, Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of wireless power transfer using low-frequency magnetic fields over distances much larger than the size of the transmitter and receiver .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-superlens-range-wireless-power.


TECHNOLOGY - Cloud-computing boosts German software giant SAP
German software giant SAP said on Friday that cloud-computing boosted sales and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the year as a whole .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-cloud-computing-boosts-german-s


TECHNOLOGY - DNews: 3D Printing Food, Helmets and More at CES 2014!
3D printing is huge at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, and Trace checked out three of the newest printers .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/videos/3d-printing-food-helme


TECHNOLOGY - Efficiency Along for the Ride at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show
At this year’s International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, amidst a vast array of wearable technologies, there was an endless supply of products that claimed to be part of the connected home experience. The focus on the connected home, or "smart home" if you prefer, is certainly not new in 2014. But this year, it seemed like there were more platforms and more options for everyone, rather than just cool stuff for wealthy homeowners or a ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Energy-Efficienc


TECHNOLOGY - Efficiency Along for the Ride at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show
At this year’s International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, amidst a vast array of wearable technologies, there was an endless supply of products that claimed to be part of the connected home experience. The focus on the connected home, or "smart home" if you prefer, is certainly not new in 2014. But this year, it seemed like there were more platforms and more options for everyone, rather than just cool stuff for wealthy homeowners or a ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Energy-Efficienc


TECHNOLOGY - Electronics startups abound as barriers to entry come down
Tucked into the tiniest of corners of the gargantuan Consumer Electronics Show one night this week was Sonny Vu, the founder of Misfit .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-electronics-startups-abound-bar


TECHNOLOGY - Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat
Remember the alien with heat vision in the movie "Predator"? You, too, can now stalk people in the jungle by their heat signatures—or check your home insulation for leaks, whichever is most useful to you .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-gadget-iphone-case.htm


TECHNOLOGY - Go Ahead, Insert Yourself Into A Video Game
The xxArray system uses 68 cameras to capture a 360-degree, full-body image in 3D so you can create a realistic avatar. Continue reading .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/gear-and-gadgets/go-ahead-ins


TECHNOLOGY - Modelling modules lead to higher-quality aluminium
Scientists have developed modelling tools that show the impact of even minute adjustments to the casting process on aluminum casthouse products .. ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140110102633.ht


TECHNOLOGY - Predicting crime with big data, affordably
Research has resulted in commercial technology that public safety practitioners and researchers worldwide are using to fight crime. It is being offered free of charge to law enforcement agencies .. ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140110142212.ht


TECHNOLOGY - Privacy concerns raised as Google+ makes it possible to send email via name search
Questions raised as new automatically enabled feature in Google+ lets people send emails to strangers without knowing their email address. By Charles ArthurCharles Arthu .. ...
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/10/privacy-co
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TECHNOLOGY - Salman Khan On Techology, Education And REBOOTING CA Higher Education
Khan Academy is a non-profit[3] educational website created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard Business School. The stated mission is to provide ‘a free world-class education for anyone anywhere’ .. ...
http://www.good.is/posts/salman-khan-on-techology-education-


TECHNOLOGY - Tech gets in your head, literally, to ease stress
Yes, technology can get into your head, says the maker of a new brain-sensing headband that promises to reduced stress .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-tech-literally-ease-stress.htm


TECHNOLOGY - Technology uses micro-windmills to recharge cell phones
A UT Arlington research associate and electrical engineering professor have designed a micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become an innovative solution to cell phone batteries constantly in need of recharging and home energy generation where large windmills are not preferred .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-technology-micro-windmills-rech


TECHNOLOGY - Ultra-low consumption chip developed
Researchers have developed a chip incorporating a new design of ultra-low consumption, digital analogue converter; it consumes 50 million times less than a conventional light bulb .. ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140110102637.ht


TECHNOLOGY - We’re Losing the War against E-waste, New Report Says
By 2017, global e-waste rates will increase by 33% to 65.4 million tons per year—the weight equivalent of almost 200 Empire State Buildings .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/were-losing-war-a


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