The two 18-inch OLED displays LG just introduced show it already has the fundamental technologies to lead the large-sized flexible and transparent display market, the company said. Continue reading
How Facebook is Trying to be the Next Google
What makes Facebook remind me of Google the most is the $22 billion spent on acquisitions in the last 6 years. Continue reading
Google unveils 3D sensor smart phone
Google said its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) unit developed the phone as part of a project called Project Tango with help from researchers at various institutions. Continue reading
GE develops high-tech fridge magnets that could save the world billions of dollars in energy costs
For a long time, researchers could only make it work with superconducting magnets that had to be cooled to very low temperatures — which made it useful as part of a larger, cryogenic cooling system, but useless for room-temperature situations. In recent years, the development of better magnetocaloric materials and strong room-temperature magnets has allowed the technology to inch slowly forward Continue reading
India Raises Concerns On Bitcoin’s Credibility, But Doesn’t Call It Illegal Yet
Raghuram Rajan, the RBI’s new governor has reiterated the central bank’s concerns about the credibility of Bitcoin. Addressing a technology conference in Mumbai earlier today, Rajan said there are ambiguities about who controls the value of Bitcoin. Continue reading
Mobile Apps market at its peak in 2013
The cost to acquire a loyal user, or one that opens an app three times, grew from $1.30 in 2012 to $1.62 in 2013. Meanwhile, app downloads over 2013 broke records, though the download growth has been slowing, as previous reports have pointed out, indicating that some maturer markets are nearing their saturation point
Google reportedly partners with Audi
The Web giant and carmaker will develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on Google’s mobile operating system, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Hundred gadgets of the 2013
Here you go…… The 100 gadgets of year 2013.
Samsung Galaxy S5 coming sooner than later, says report
The latest round of rumors has the presumed successor to Samsung’s Galaxy S4, a more powerful Galaxy S5, sporting unicorn-esque specs, perhaps some new flexible materials, and craziest of all: Launching as little as ten months after the Galaxy S4 was introduced.
Snapchat, not for sale
Snapchat, which was valued at $800 million just a few months ago, makes an app for sending pictures and videos, called “snaps,” that disappear after a few seconds. The service now processes more than 400 million snaps per day, and is a big hit with tweens and teens, although the company has yet to say how many people use it