TECHNOLOGY - 25 years of DNA on computers
DNA carries out its activities “diluted” in the cell nucleus. In this state, it synthesizes proteins and, even though it looks like a messy tangle of thread, in actual fact its structure is governed by precise rules that are important for it to carry out its functions. Biologists have studied DNA by observing it experimentally with a variety of techniques, which have only recently been supplemented by research in silico, that is to say, the study ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140103085244.ht


TECHNOLOGY - 5 Cleantech Firms That Could Go Public in 2014
An IPO or acquisition is the promised land for VC-funded startups -- but those have been rare cleantech events over the last few years. The fact is that most cleantech companies require a longer time frame, a bigger budget, and a different set of investor skills than do IT software startups. Will we see any IPOs from the renewable energy and cleantech sector in 2014? In the past decade, companies such as SunPower, First Solar, EnerNOC,
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/5-Cleantech-Firm


TECHNOLOGY - AT&T will give you up to $450 to leave T-Mobile
AT&T is clearly worried that T-Mobile's recent success may be coming at its own expense -- it just launched a promotion that gives T-Mobile customers up to $450 to switch to Big Blue. The deal offers converts a minimum of $200 once they've subscribed .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/03/att-will-give-you-up-to-4


TECHNOLOGY - BBM beta for Android gets Channels and voice chat
Android users who've enjoyed their first taste of BBM will want to visit the BlackBerry Beta Zone today. BlackBerry has just released a private beta of the messaging client that introduces promised Channels and Voice support, giving Android users the .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/03/bbm-beta-for-android-gets


TECHNOLOGY - Best apps to download for the new year
http://www.today.com/video/today/5397295


TECHNOLOGY - CES: What To Expect From The Biggest Tech Show
An entire year’s worth of smartphones, high-definition TVs and tablets will be unveiled at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas,
http://news.discovery.com/tech/gear-and-gadgets/ces-what-to-


TECHNOLOGY - Corning is now ready to make 3D Gorilla Glass for wearable devices
Corning's Gorilla Glass is useful for protecting the (mostly) flat screens of smartphones, but it's not a great fit for the curvy world of wearables. The company is prepared to change with the times, though, as it just announced that it can .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/03/corning-is-now-ready-to-m


TECHNOLOGY - Forget Kinect: Control These Games With Your Eyes
Use your eyes to select areas on a map and zoom in, select players, provoke a reaction in other gaming characters or look around corners .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/gear-and-gadgets/forget-kinec


TECHNOLOGY - Have Smartphone, Need Snowplow: An App for Clearing Your Driveway
Former college roommates launched Plowz in November as an Uber-like service for hiring plow truck
http://origin-www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-01-03/have-


TECHNOLOGY - Jump Rope That Creates Electricity — PULSE
We all need to exercise. However, with much of that exercise, we could also be contributing to electricity generation… if we simply had the right exercise equipment.PULSE Jump Rope — Electricity Generating Jump Rope Developed For Off-Grid Power (via Planetsave)What do you say to the idea of a jump rope that can harness your movement to charge small electronic devices? Cool? Impractical? Useful? Well, regardless of your personal thoughts on .. ...






http://cleantechnica.com/2014/01/02/jump-rope-creates-electr


TECHNOLOGY - Lighting facts: Did you know that 70% of lightbulbs in the U.S. are still inefficient models?
If every home in the U.S. switched just one inefficient light for an Energy Star one, that would be equivalent to taking 800,000 vehicles off the road in term of greenhouse gas emission .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/energy-efficiency/lighting-facts-d


TECHNOLOGY - New Mac Pro uses 74% less aluminum and steel, 68% less energy compared to previous generation
Apple recently released a completely redesigned version of their top-of-the-line professional workstation, the Mac Pro. How does it stack up .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/new-mac-pro-uses-74-less-a


TECHNOLOGY - US library offers glimpse of bookless future
(AP)—The future of the public library looks a lot like an Apple Store. Rows of glossy iMacs and iPads beckon. Hundreds of other tablets stand ready for checkout to anyone with a borrowing card .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-texas-library-glimpse-bookless-


TECHNOLOGY - use web design and development skills to create a new paradigm for communicating impact
We at ZanaAfrica love connecting with passionate people who come alive when using their skills to bring justice to girls. We're overhauling our site to better communicate how we use business and non-profit solutions to unlock girls' and women's productivity and health through Kenya-based manufacturing of sanitary pads (and underwear made from reclaimed fabric in Egypt).If your new year's resolution is to use your talent to transform society,
http://www.good.is/posts/use-web-design-and-development-skil


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