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Basic Smartphones Now Cheap Enough to Replace Feature Phones Worldwide

Earlier this year, Mozilla announced their project to build and sell a $25 smartphone. The firm, maker of the Firefox web browser and mobile operating system, now says... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/27/14

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Google to Spend a Billion or More on Internet Satellites

Internet access is common in the developed world, but many in emerging markets are just now getting online. For Google, one of the most visited sites in the world, it's... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/14/14

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Can Google Tango Make Off-the-Shelf Drones Autonomous?

Personal drones are all the rage. Though hobbyist RC helicopters and planes have been around for years, today’s multi-rotor vehicles are easier to pilot thanks to GPS... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/5/14

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Singularity Surplus: New Uses for Hot Techs and New Tech for Unwanted Heat

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/30/14

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Following the Solar Brick Road to Clean Energy and Smart Roadways

Sometimes big ideas come from unexpected places. A proposal to power the entire United States with solar energy, without wires or solar farms, by using solar cells to pave... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/22/14

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Google Self-Driving Cars Are Learning to Navigate the Urban Jungle

Mercedes, BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Audi—major car companies say they’re working to make cars drive themselves. But all are lagging behind Google. The internet company... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/13/14

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Drones Overhead, Seeing Everything, Always: Inside Google and Facebook’s Latest Acquisitions

Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight -- effectively aerial satellites... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/8/14

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You Can Hear the Taste of Spices by Touching This Poster

If you have synesthesia, where one sensory input involuntarily stimulates another, the world is a symphony of color and a painting of sound. Taken from the Greek words... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/28/14

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