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 27, 2016 Our excitement with and rapid uptake of technology -- and the growing opportunities for artificial brain enhancement -- are putting humans more firmly on the path to becoming cyborgs, according to ... read more
May 27, 2016 It happens in many households. Kids are tapping on their cell phones or are preoccupied by their favorite TV show as their parents ask them a question or want them to do a chore. Unlike previous ... read more
May 26, 2016 One of the undeniable powers of social media is its ability to influence people and their behaviors. This is especially true, a study finds, when it comes to alcohol use. Researchers found that when ... read more
May 26, 2016 Black holes are still very mysterious celestial bodies which, according to the majority of physicists, do not, however, escape the laws of thermodynamics. As a result, these physical systems possess ... read more
May 25, 2016 In 1977, Princeton mathematician Paul Seymour made a conjecture about certain large graphs. Nearly 40 years later, mathematicians have come up with a proof he was right. The conjecture is 13 words ... read more
May 24, 2016 Excessive internet use contributes to the development of school burnout. School burnout, in turn, may lead to excessive internet use or digital addiction. Mind the Gap, a longitudinal research ... read more
May 25, 2016 A new study asserts that the three-parameter 'alpha-beta-gamma' (ABG) model used in the past by 3GPP for predicting signal coverage might spell trouble at frequencies above 6 gigahertz ... read more
May 23, 2016 While cholera has hardly changed over the past centuries, the tools used to study it have not ceased to evolve. Using mobile phone records of 150,000 users, a new study has shown to what extent human ... 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