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
Feb. 12, 2016 Researchers have always thought that flat, ultrathin optical lenses for cameras or other devices were impossible because of the way all the colors of light must bend through ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Physicists have developed a nanolaser, a thousand times thinner than a human hair. Thanks to an ingenious process, the nanowire lasers grow right on a silicon chip, making it ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Computerized cognitive rehabilitation (a program to help brain-injured or otherwise cognitively impaired individuals to restore normal functioning) can improve attention and executive functioning in ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Rechargeable lithium metal batteries offer energy storage capabilities far superior to today’s workhorse lithium-ion technology that powers our smartphones and laptops. But these batteries are not ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Scientists have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of signal transmission at a per-channel data rate of over ten gigabits per second over multiple channels at around 300 GHz. The ... 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
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
Apr. 26, 2011 People who have strokes are often left with moderate to severe physical impairments. Now, thanks to a glove, stroke patients may be able to recover hand motion by playing video ... read more