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Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Startup Knightscope building 5 foot-tall robotic security guards to patrol campuses and malls   —  Rise of the Robot Security Guards  —  Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.  —  As the sun set on a warm November afternoon, a quartet of five-foot-tall …
Nov 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Google Genomics cloud service launched in March, stores genomes from hospitals and universities for $25/year   —  Google Wants to Store Your Genome  —  For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.  —  Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch.
Nov 7, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Antonio Regalado / MIT Technology Review:
Butterfly Networks raises $100M to create handheld 3D medical imaging device using ultrasound   —  Jonathan Rothberg's New Startup Raises $100 Million for Chip-based Ultrasound  —  A scanner the size of an iPhone that you could hold up to a person's chest and see a vivid, moving …
Nov 4, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Patent, trademark filings reveal more about Magic Leap's wearable augmented reality tech   —  How Magic Leap's Augmented Reality Works  —  Patent and trademark filings reveal the augmented reality technology that convinced Google and others to invest $542 million into Magic Leap.
Oct 26, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Emerging Technology From the arXiv:
How the SuperVision algorithm, developed in 2012, marked the turning point in image recognition when machines surpassed humans   —  The Revolutionary Technique That Quietly Changed Machine Vision Forever  —  Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition …
Sep 11, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:
Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PC's, pays participants $100/month   —  How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?  —  Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.  —  Anyone paying attention knows …
Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:
Profile of Gavin Andresen, who succeeded Satoshi Nakamoto as Bitcoin Core's chief developer   —  Meet Gavin Andresen, the Most Powerful Person in the World of Bitcoin  —  In March, a bewildered retired man faced journalists yelling questions about virtual currency outside his suburban home in Temple City, California.
Aug 15, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Kevin Bullis / MIT Technology Review:
Researchers demo cheaper resistive random access memory fabrication, raising prospect of terabyte chips for smartphones   —  Super-Dense Computer Memory  —  Researchers have discovered a new way to make chips that could pack terabytes into smartphones.  —  A novel type of computer memory could …
Jul 27, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Yahoo researchers develop algorithm to find the most beautiful route, rather than the shortest   —  Forget the Shortest Route Across A City, New Algorithm Finds The Most Beautiful  —  If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use.
Jul 9, 2014, 4:05 AMIn context
MIT Technology Review:
Dating Mining Reddit Posts Reveals How to Ask For a Favor—And Get it   —  There's a secret to asking strangers for something and getting it.  Now data scientists say they've discovered it by studying successful requests on the web  —  One of the more extraordinary phenomena on the internet …
May 27, 2014, 5:55 AMIn context

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SimilarWeb:
Does Ello's Sudden Rise In Popularity Herald A New Era Of Social Media?  —  The latest social network to be on the tip of everyone's tongue is the rebellious Ello which launched earlier this year and promises an ad-free experience.
Zoho:
Zoho Survey: Segment Survey Responses with Multi Collectors  —  Do you distribute one survey to different groups of people only to find that filtering results and analyzing reports is taking up your time?
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …