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Live Traffic Map Uses Vancouver Drivers' Cellphone Data

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August 15, 2013
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Drivers in the Vancouver area are unknowingly helping to track traffic congestion, as their cellphone GPS signals are being automatically fed into a new online traffic map.


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Sensor Me: Breathometer, Fitbit & Micro Tech Revolution

Sensor Me: Breathometer, Fitbit & Micro Tech Revolution

FORA.tv (Oct. 2, 2013) — Sensor Me: Breathometer, Fitbit & Micro-Tech Revolution Social Data Week - Mandarin Oriental New York Technology now shapes and helps us make sense of the world. Robert Scoble will outline the five key technology transformations that are changing our world. Scoble will discuss the role of personalization, wearable computing and how the rise of big data combined with social data will change the way we live and work.
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Tech Company Claims Its Phone Battery Can Charge In 30 Sec.

Tech Company Claims Its Phone Battery Can Charge In 30 Sec.

Newsy (Apr. 8, 2014) — The new technology uses Nanodots that provide faster speeds to memory chips and cellphone batteries. Video provided by Newsy
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Talking Robots Take Control of Kinshasa's Traffic Problems

Talking Robots Take Control of Kinshasa's Traffic Problems

AFP (Feb. 18, 2014) — Kinshasa may have found an answer to its traffic problems - robots. So far the DR Congo's capital has two eight-foot talking androids directing drivers and pedestrians, and the engineer behind the machines is eyeing the global market. Duration: 01:48 Video provided by AFP
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