A French court orders Twitter to hand over names in the case of anti-Semitic messages. In this week's show we discuss what implications for the company ahead of its IPO in 2014? And what implications for Internet governance?
Plus, a handy idea for cold days: a glove that allows you to make phone calls using Bluetooth.
AP (Oct. 22, 2014) As more and more Bluetooth-enabled devices are reaching consumers, developers are busy connecting them together as part of the Internet of Things. (Oct. 22)
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AP (Dec. 15, 2015) As more people get used to talking to their phones and computers, the Associated Press decided to test three voice-enabled services _ Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana and Google Now. See how they ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 7, 2015) Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehabilitative success at home by using a robotic glove fitted with sensors, developed by European scientists. Jim Drury reports.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Jan. 15, 2014) Brace yourself - WiFi fridges and bluetooth toothbrushes are coming. Pitched as a big leap forward, Reuters' Jon Gordon argues the connected home paradigm is more shortsighted than ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 9, 2015) Sure, your speakers may have good sound quality, but can they float? Bluetooth’s Air2 speaker set lets you listen to your favorite Bruno Mars song (or Taylor Swift, if that’s what ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 7, 2015) It might sound counterintuitive to have a lighter—you know, that thing that helps you smoke—help you quit smoking. But that's exactly what Quitbit aims to do. A heated coil lights the ... watch video
AP (Aug. 6, 2015) When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled the auto industry by exposing a glaring security ... watch video
May 2, 2016 Researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog's body ... read more
Apr. 29, 2016 Studying the way that solitary hunters such as tigers, bears or sea turtles chase down their prey turns out to be very useful in understanding the interaction between individual white blood cells and ... read more
May 2, 2016 The leading method for creating quantum bits, or qubits, currently involves exploiting the structural defects in diamonds. But researchers found that the same defect could be ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 How does the image-recognition technology in a self-driving car respond to a blurred shape suddenly appearing on the road? Researchers have shown that machines can learn to respond to unfamiliar ... read more
Apr. 30, 2016 Bullying and taunts that may have once stayed in the schoolyard increasingly spill over into text messages and social media. A new study shows that the combined effect of both face-to-face and ... read more
Apr. 29, 2016 With an ever-increasing volume of electronic data being collected by the healthcare system, researchers are exploring the use of machine learning -- a subfield of artificial intelligence -- to ... read more
Mar. 23, 2015 Scientists have developed various kinds of software for smartwatches that utilize speech recognition in social communication and show smart traffic data on the watch display. Now, you no longer need ... read more
June 13, 2013 With modern communication aids, users of electric powered wheelchairs can operate a PC and cellphone without human assistance. A new module is set to transform electric powered wheelchairs into ... read more
Jan. 15, 2013 Researchers have designed a new device to help deafblind people to communicate and surf the Internet. The system called TacTic is currently at prototype stage and is aimed primarily at those who use ... read more
Oct. 23, 2012 Give a hand to some computer engineering students for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand. It's called a Gauntlet Keyboard, a glove ... read more