07 December 2014

Bionic Eyes, What If the Blind Could See Again? (video)

What if the blind could see again? Today, more than 40 million people in the world suffer from total blindness. But robotics and scientific research could change that, with European and U.S. companies fighting for the market. Bloomberg’s Caroline Connan met with the French company developing the next bionic eye. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Windows 10 no 'loss leader' for Microsoft, but making money may rely on services
Mary Branscombe is a freelance journalist who has been covering technology for over two decades and has written about everything from programming languages, early versions of Windows and Office and the arrival of the web to consumer gadgets and ...


CBS pulls programming off Dish Network in several US markets
(Reuters) - CBS programming will no longer be available to Dish subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other markets, after CBS Corp (CBS.N) and Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) failed to agree on a new contract. The talks fell apart after two ...

Wall Street Journal

Sony Pictures Employees Receive Email Claiming to Come From Hackers
Wall Street Journal
Cars enter Sony Pictures Entertainment headquarters in Culver City, Calif. On Friday, employees of the studio received a threatening email purporting to be from recent hackers....

Tom's Guide

PlayStation Experience Preview: What to Expect
Tom's Guide
Sony always has a massive presence at gaming trade shows, and this weekend the Japanese tech giant is cutting out the middleman and hosting an all-PlayStation Event of its own. Running on Dec. 6 and 7 in The Venetian in Las Vegas, Sony's PlayStation ...


Zuckerberg is on shaky ground criticizing Apple's business model
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on the attack against Apple, calling its products overpriced, and its views on Internet privacy “ridiculous.” Back in September as the furor over the leaked celebrity photographs raged, Tim Cook took a little shot at the ...


Want to watch one of the last videos of Steve Jobs? Too bad
Six months before he died, Apple's co-founder and CEO gave a video deposition for a lawsuit over the iPod. The plaintiffs' lawyers refuse to release the video, even though it was shown at the trial on Friday....


Samsung Galaxy S6 Rumors: Truly “The Next Big Thing”?
It's the end of the year. The holidays are ramping up, the malls and retail stores are rich with sales, and you are itching to purchase a new gadget. Why wouldn't you be? It can be hard to resist some of the deals that manufacturers and carriers offer with the ...


Gearing Up for the Hour of Code
NBC Bay Area
A group of elementary school students from East Palo Alto are learning how to help their peers with the Hour of Code, a nationwide effort by Code.org to expose students to coding during Computer Science Education Week ...


YotaPhone 2 dual-screen smartphone launches in UK and Europe
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(AFP Relaxnews) -- Presented in February at Barcelona's MWC 2014, the surprisingly original YotaPhone 2 is finally available in Europe and the UK. This Android smartphone from Russian brand Yota Devices has screens on both sides, one of which uses ...

New York Times

Cisco Systems sues rival for infringement of network patents
WASHINGTON Dec 5 (Reuters) - Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc filed two lawsuits on Friday against Arista Networks Inc, accusing the smaller rival of copying its networking technologies. The lawsuits, filed in a federal court in California, accuse ...

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