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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Medical investors once spent a disproportionate amount of their money on diseases affecting the brain, heart and skeleton. Now market pressures and technological advances are driving them to invest across the human body more broadly.
4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
The answer in recent years has been the eyes and ears, as investors have poured money into treatments for diseases causing blindness, hearing loss and other diseases affecting an aging population. At the same time, venture capital is pulling back from two historical leaders, heart and orthopedic conditions, in part because of difficulties in bringing medical devices for those ailments to market.
6 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com
Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online accounts with a second layer of security. Thieves broke into the celebrity accounts at online storage services such as Apple's iCloud.
9 hrs ago | Finextra Research news
Everything seems like it is connected to the Internet, just about, including TVs, home thermostats, sprinkler controls, door locks, egg trays , tooth brushes , and more. A study by HP shows that 70 percent of devices have vulnerabilities.
13 hrs ago | GigaOM
Will connectivity make consumer products better by influencing product design? It can't hurt. Not everybody can have Nest's design team.
If Alibaba's IPO raises US$21 billion as expected, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa will have been bested and Alibaba's valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. No Chinese company has wide international brand recognition, but e-commerce giant Alibaba may change that.
Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.
It's like it's 2010 all over against as the FCC indicates it may take a second look at bringing the idea of network neutrality to the wireless networks as part of its Open Internet proceeding. This week the Chairman of the FCC and Google both seemed to come out in favor of making holding wireless internet to the same network neutrality standards we hold the wired internet.
Apple's ambitious new mobile payment initiative, Apple Pay, was announced on Tuesday during the company's iPhone event. Many questions still linger about the service, but information is beginning to trickle out from various sources as retailers, banks, and credit card companies prepare for the service's October launch.
At its seventh Uncarrier event in San Francisco, T-Mobile unveiled plans to clutter up the internet for everyone -- T-Mobile customers and non-T-Mobile customers alike. On the face of it, things sound great.
Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car -- which, unlike earlier models, the company hopes to operate without a backup driver -- at NASA's Ames Research Center on the grounds of Moffett Field, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space agency officials said this week. Because Moffett is federal property, Google cars can drive the network of streets that crisscross the sprawling, 2,000-acre research facility without worrying about California regulations that say a human operator must be able to take control of self-driving vehicles during testing on public roads.
When asked what went wrong in India, with less than 3% mkt share after 18 yrs & $1 bn investment, she said "a lot of things went right too in India." Rai also speculated that coalition compulsions might have prevented Singh from heeding requests from cabinet colleagues to refer the spectrum issue.
A passenger was detained on a Southwest plane at Seattle-Tacoma Airport Thursday after using ominous names for his Wi-Fi hot spot, sources said. Passenger Alayna Keagle said people became concerned after noticing strange and disturbing hot spot names emerge, such as "Southwest Bomb on Board."
The European Union's competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust battle. The EU body said Tuesday it is "now in contact with Google to see if they are ready to offer solutions" to improve their proposed settlement.
The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings. The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings.
Making life easier is the whole point of both home automation and remote controls, so the group behind the ZigBee home network specification has tried to bring the two together more tightly in a new standard. On Tuesday, the ZigBee Alliance announced the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard, which could become the foundation for remotes that control an entire house full of networked appliances.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:33 pm
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