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US Navy X-47B Robot Fighter Jet Completes First Phase Of Testing

The Navy's robotic fighter just got one step closer to earning its wings. The X-47B, an unmanned stealth attack jet, has completed the first major phase of flight testing on its way to become...

Transcribe Videos And Make Them Searchable With Koemei

Wouldn't it be great to be able to search videos for what people are actually saying instead of relying on tags or descriptions? Koemei (pronounced "co-may") aims to do just that through their cloud-based...

Abundance – The Future is Better Than You Think

This post is written by Singularity University Co-Founder and Chairman Peter Diamandis. We are all unknowingly addicts. Addicts of bad news. Twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week, the news media is constantly feeding...

Why I Believe That This Will Be The Most Innovative Decade In History

This post is written by Vivek Wadhwa, Vice President of Academics and Innovation at Singularity University. Many people believe that we’ve run out of ideas and that the future will be one of bleak shortages...
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Accelerated Tech News 11: SU, Skin Cancer, Stem Cell Veins and More!

Welcome to Accelerated Tech News, Singularity Hub's weekly recap news show that uploads information directly into your brain via your visual cortex. Each week ATN brings you a quick review of the biggest...
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For New Movie, “The Prototype,” The Singularity Pits Man Against Machine

Gun fights, cop chase scenes, a damsel in distress, and a good man caught in a bad situation – exactly what you’d expect from a movie depicting one scenario of how the singularity might...

Stop Using Petroleum: Propel Opens First Alternative Fuel Center, Installs Pumps At Dozens Of Gas Stations

There's nothing that says 'squandered potential' like a treadmill in the corner of a room being used as a clothes hanger...well, until now. A recent Business Week article stated that more than one-third of...
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Machinima Scores $35 Million In Team Play With Google

If you've ever stumbled around on YouTube and landed on videogame footage with a snarky voiceover talking about ex-girlfriends, best snacks, and references to shows on Comedy Central, you might have been rather shocked...

Mobile Payment Startup Square Growing Strong And Transforming Small Business

Some ideas are just too good to be true, and accepting credit card payments with a mobile device is one of them. Square, the mobile payment startup conceived by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, quickly...
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Gut-On-A-Chip, The Latest In Scientists’ Attempt To Mimic Organs In The Lab

Scientifically speaking, the ideal test subject for medical research is the human being. But, for obvious reasons, we resort to the next best option: experimenting on animals. A relatively new trend in research labs,...

CEO Of Russian Email Company Fuels Robotics Revolution With $25 Million

You want a robotics revolution? Then get ready to drop $25 million. That is, of course, if you are Dmitry Grishin, the co-founder of the Mail.ru Group and CEO of Russia's #1 email service,...
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“Helping a Billion People” Began Last Night – Singularity University Opens 4th Summer Program

Singularity University's fourth Graduate Studies Program began last night with excitement and aplomb. SU is the world's premier educational institution in the field of understanding, and harnessing, exponential growth in science and technology. Cofounders...

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