12 November 2014

Myo Armband, The Future of Gesture Control (video)

Thalmic Labs' Myo armband turns electrical impulses in your muscles into commands for your electronics. Switch songs on Sonos or change slides in PowerPoint just by wiggling your fingers. Sam Grobart reports for Bloomberg's "The Year Ahead: 2015 " series. (Source: Bloomberg 11/11)



With its first Lumia, Microsoft aims low
That is, it's not exactly a flagship phone intended to go after the high-end likes of theApple iPhone, Google's Nexus 6 or Samsung's Galaxy line.

New York Times

Yahoo Buys Digital Ad Service BrightRoll for $640M
ABC News
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer ... Meanwhile, ad revenue at Google andFacebook has been steadily rising by 20 percent or more in ...
Yahoo to Buy Ad Platform for $640 Million - Wall Street Journal
Yahoo bets big on video with $640 million BrightRoll acquisition - Fortune

Wall Street Journal

Alibaba, Apple Talks on Payments Tie-Up Focused on China
Wall Street Journal
Alibaba, Apple Talks on Payments Tie-Up Focused on China ... Chairman Jack Ma said at The Wall Street Journal's WSJD technology conference last ...
Jack Ma Will Take Alipay Public, Bullish On Apple Pay Partnership - Forbes

NPR (blog)

Facebook Friends Ebola Relief, Google Searches For Donations
NPR (blog)
If you're one of the billions of people who use Facebook and Google on a daily basis, you may have noticed some new messaging coming from the ...

BBC News

Facebook new Messenger service reaches 500 million users
BBC News
Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than 500 million users worldwide. ... In April, Facebook had told users that they would need to download a ... said Jack Kent, senior mobile analyst at the IHS Technology consultancy.... 


Apple must face US lawsuit over vanishing iPhone text messages
"Apple takes customer satisfaction extremely seriously, but the law does not provide a remedy when, as here, technology simply does not function as ...

BBC News

Google to lease former Nasa airfield for space research
BBC News
Google latest "moonshot" is an apt one - it is investing in a Nasa-owned ... company has acquired firms working on satellite technology and robotics.

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