Category Archives: Technology

Keep on self-trucking – FT

Freightliner, part of Germany’s Daimler Trucks, plans to take some of the strain off the US’s truckers — with a truck that can take over some of the driving. Robert Wright takes a ride on one. For more video content … Continue reading

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Apple Watch and its luxury gambit – FT

Apple has unveiled the latest details for its new Watch model. FT reporters Hannah Kuchler and Tim Bradshaw review the device and look at what chances Apple has in the luxury market. For more video content from the Financial Times, … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015

The World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015 report will introduce the major innovations that will disrupt the world, as identified by the Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies. On the panel: Moderator: Mariette DiChristina is editor-in-chief and senior vice … Continue reading

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Japan Tops List of Innovators

Today’s IBD notes that Japan has moved to the top of list  countries hosting the world’s most innovative countries.   The study is based on a Thompson-Reuters report, The U.S. was the most innovative nation among the top 100 in … Continue reading

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How to print a house – Economist

3D printers are not just being used to fabricate small plastic toys. Researchers are now experimenting with ways to use the technology to build full-scale buildings. For more video content from The Economist visit our website: http://econ.st/1nQ1FAe (click here if video … Continue reading

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Robots Rising – MIT Tech Review

Nice graphic from MIT Technology Review. click to enlarge and for better resolution (click here if graphic is not observable)

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AirBnb: The Hotel Disruptor – Bloomberg

Marriott wants to add 30,000 rooms this year.  We will add that in the next two weeks.– Brian Chesky,  Airbnb CEO Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) — Airbnb, the site upending the hotel industry, is the darling of the sharing economy. Can … Continue reading

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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 – MIT Tech Review

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 Introduction Agricultural Drones Ultraprivate Smartphones Brain Mapping Neuromorphic Chips Genome Editing Microscale 3-D Printing Mobile Collaboration Oculus Rift Agile Robots Smart Wind and Solar Power Archive of Past Lists

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What Bubble?

Take a look at the relative growth of Qualcomm‘s market cap, revenues, and earnings since 2005 as presented at the company’s annual meeting last month.    No bubble in the stock price here. The big question is:  has the massive … Continue reading

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Robots, Immigrants from the future – Economist

ROBOTS are having their moment. Today they can jump, walk, speak and run. But they’re at their best when collaborating, soothing the elderly or even making art – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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