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VIDEO: ‘Minority Report’ Software Becomes A Reality

80 votes | submitted 2012-07-24 04:09:11 by johndo | 4 comments

Large-scale motion and gesture-controlled computing is no longer confined to science fiction movies, as Los Angeles-based Oblong Industries again demonstrates its exciting software that gives users a fresh new way to interact with computers. Dubbed “g-speak,” Oblong calls its software a spatial operating environment.

Kaggle’s algorithms show machines are getting too good at judging humans

66 votes | submitted 2012-07-24 01:51:05 by cqlivingston | 1 comments

Kaggle, a San Francisco-based startup that hosts data science competitions, has uncovered some disconcerting insights about human behavior in its two-year run. At times, its founders have been rprised by the accuracy of an algorithm, and the competitions continue to evoke controversy.

VIDEO: Samsung might finally launch the tablet it unveiled five months ago

73 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 21:34:02 by jared00 | 2 comments

Following a brief appearance on Amazon’s site that suggested a July 30th launch, the Note tablet is now the star of its first commercial.

Google stops taking orders for 16GB Nexus 7

76 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 20:21:57 by creative_mind | 4 comments

Demand for Google's 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet seems to have well exceeded the tech giant's expectations.

In Just Three Years, The iPad Has Changed Everything About The Computer Market

65 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 19:59:47 by bluebillion | 2 comments

Kissenger: Virtual Lips for Long-Distance Lovers : Discovery News

72 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 18:18:05 by k4b20 | 3 comments

A gadget equipped with motion sensors allows lovers to exchange smooches over the Internet.

Facebook Advertising Efforts Face a Day of Judgment

61 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 17:11:50 by farhanrazzak | 0 comments

Samsung to announce Galaxy Note II with 5.5-inch display at August 15th press event

116 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 16:25:43 by ServerGeek | 20 comments

Confirmed. Samsung will indeed be introducing a follow-up to the Galaxy Note, the Galaxy Note II, during its press conference on August 15th.

Scientists engineer a cyborg jellyfish from rat cells and silicone

102 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 16:11:14 by creative_mind | 4 comments

In this video, released yesterday, you can watch what might be called the world's first cyborg lifeform. Called a medusoid, it's a completely engineered jellyfish that blends living and non-living parts ..

Apple earnings could see iPad rival the iPhone ..

71 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 16:05:47 by creative_mind | 2 comments

Here come the tweeting robots

68 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 15:55:00 by ahaddigg | 1 comments

Developer says piracy forced Dead Trigger Android game to go free

77 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 15:15:47 by rock_solid | 6 comments

With 400m activated devices and another 1m added every day, Android is on a roll. So why are many games developers still wary of porting their iOS titles to Google's platform? Piracy is a key reason.

The Best App Is the One You Don't Have to Use

60 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 15:09:23 by Nenik | 0 comments

Apps are reaching an inflection point. Now that zillions of apps are available to serve every imaginable purpose, there are two ways for them to keep us interested. They can either melt into the background and do their jobs with minimum fuss, or they can force us to pay attention to them. Which option sounds better in the long run?

Will Microsoft's Surface Tablet Float or Sink?

70 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 12:01:59 by Tecnozooo | 3 comments

Microsoft is taking a risky step by developing its own hardware to compete directly with its partners. How will it actually fair when it's released?

Canon to enter mirrorless camera market from September

45 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 08:23:38 by dhanadigger | 1 comments

TOKYO (Reuters) - Canon Inc said on Monday it would sell its first mirrorless camera from mid-September in a bid to tap a growing market for small, interchangeable-lens cameras that rival Nikon Corp entered

Verizon Vs. AT&T, Which New Data Plan Is Right For You

66 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 06:36:32 by andynorten | 3 comments

xkcd: ContextBot

64 votes | submitted 2012-07-23 06:00:24 by mklopez | 0 comments