TECHNOLOGY - 'Wello' iPhone case can track your blood pressure, temperature and more
Last year, Scanadu caught our attention with Scout, its simple-to-use tricorder-style health monitor. Now a new iPhone case promises to make monitoring your vital signs even easier. Called Wello, the case has sensors built in that can give you a.. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/06/wello/?ncid=rss_truncate


TECHNOLOGY - Carnegie Mellon University Improves Building Management and Energy Efficiency by Using Power BI Solution
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is one of the world’s leading research institutions with a reputation for developing innovative technologies.  The University’s Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics looks for ways to improve energy and operational efficiency in buildings worldwide.  Modern buildings include many complex control systems with its own sensors, interfaces and data storage.
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http://solarthermalmagazine.com/2014/03/05/carnegie-mellon-u


TECHNOLOGY - Computer reads text written in the air and other innovations
In the future, computers and humans will cooperate more seamlessly: perhaps by easier access to data or by the intuitive control of programs and robots. Conference exhibits along this line include gesture-controlled communication, firewalls to data management and computer-supported surgery .. ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140305084616.ht


TECHNOLOGY - EcoMotors Brings Silicon Valley Tech and a $200M JV to China’s Engines
EcoMotors, a VC-funded engine startup based in Allen Park, Michigan, builds the "opoc" engine, so named for its opposed-piston, opposed-cylinder architecture. The firm just signed a deal in China for production of its engine, which aims to be "15 percent to 50 percent more efficient, smaller, lighter, and less expensive" than today's diesel engines.  We spoke with Andrew Chung, a partner at Khosla Ventures and Director at EcoMotors this morning. ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/EcoMotors-Brings


TECHNOLOGY - EcoMotors Brings Silicon Valley Tech and a $200M JV to China’s Engines
EcoMotors, a VC-funded engine startup based in Allen Park, Michigan, builds the opoc engine, named for its opposed-piston, opposed-cylinder architecture. The firm just signed a deal in China for production of its engine which aims to be "15 percent to 50 percent more efficient, smaller, lighter, and less expensive" than today's diesel engines.  We spoke with Andrew Chung, a partner at Khosla Ventures and Director at EcoMotors this morning. He em ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/EcoMotors-Brings


TECHNOLOGY - First light for MUSE: Powerful 3-D spectrograph successfully installed on Very Large Telescope
A new innovative instrument called MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) has been successfully installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. MUSE has observed distant galaxies, bright stars and other test targets during the first period of very successful observations .. ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140305084844.ht


TECHNOLOGY - Getty Images opens up its stock photo vaults for free, legal use with new embed tools
Whether it's @HistoryinPics or just an Imgur-hosted picture posted to Reddit, professional photos are being used everywhere on the internet -- and usually without payment or credit to the original owner. Getty Images licenses out stock photos.. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/05/getty-images-embed-free/?


TECHNOLOGY - Mozilla to improve web page load times through image trickery
Ever tried loading websites full of selfies and filtered food images on a shabby connection? If your answer is yes, then you know it always leads to tears and frustration. Good thing Mozilla's got your back -- the non-profit behind Firefox just.. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/05/mozilla-mozjpeg/?ncid=rss


TECHNOLOGY - Save money and the planet: Turn your old milk jugs into 3-D printer filament
Making your own stuff with a 3-D printer is vastly cheaper than what you'd pay for manufactured goods, even factoring in the cost of buying the plastic filament. Yet, you can drive the cost down even more by making your own filament from old milk jugs. And, while you are patting yourself on the back for saving 99 cents on the dollar, there's a bonus: you can feel warm and fuzzy about preserving the environment. Making your own plastic 3-D printer ...
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140305125253.ht


TECHNOLOGY - Silicon Valley Startup Green Charge Networks Signs 1 MW of Intelligent Energy Storage
Santa Clara, California. – Green Charge Networks, a leader in intelligent energy storage, has signed agreements for 1 MW of energy storage with retail chain customers and city municipalities that are seeking to reduce their electricity bills through smart grid technologies. Many businesses in California and New York City pay 40% or more of their.. .. ...
Green Charge Networks






http://solarthermalmagazine.com/2014/03/05/silicon-valley-st


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