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New service allows U.S. workers to get paid daily instead of weekly:


Workers are calling the shots in an ever-tightening labor market. So why should they wait a week or two before they see their paychecks? A small but growing number of U.S. workers can draw from their ...


Less small talk, more genuine conversations - WATCH OUT! : Vertellis can cause uncontrollable hugs, kisses and maybe even a little tear... :


Wanna know why this Dutch question cardgame is taking over the world? Well... We (Willem, Bart, Lars & Liz, the team behind Vertellis) https://www.vertellis.com/ felt that we lost touch with the ...


Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will build a futuristic tech world in Toronto:


On Wednesday, the City of Toronto and Sidewalk Labs -- which is the urban innovation arm of Google's parent company Alphabet -- announced a partnership to radically re-imagine 800 acres of the city's ...


Google's new super-secure email is crazy strong but not for the forgetful:


Google on Tuesday rolled out a nasty-complicated but insanely secure version of its Google accounts aimed at "those who need it most," such as journalists, politicians and activists. It's not pretty but ...


Where is technology taking the economy?:


We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic era--a distributive one--where different rules apply. By W. ...


Earthquake-resistant concrete keeps walls from falling :


While we may hear about ways of constructing new buildings to make them earthquake-resistant, what about all the buildings that are standing already? Well, that's where a new concrete developed at Canada's ...


The "Smart Society" of the Future Doesn't Look Like Science Fiction:


What is a "smart" society? While flights of imagination from science-fiction writers, filmmakers, and techno-futurists involve things like flying cars and teleportation, in practice smart technology is ...


and to make your day complete - now this... Yellowstone supervolcano may blow sooner than thought -- and could wipe out life on the planet:


Scientists working in and around Yellowstone National Park say that the supervolcano sitting under the tourist attraction may blow sooner than thought, an eruption that could wipe out life on the planet. According ...


Google's Pixel Buds translate 40 languages in your ear :


Software that can translate languages in real time would be huge news for travel, business and society as a whole. Names big and small have promised to make this technological leap in recent years, but ...


Squirtable surgical glue seals wounds in 60 seconds Medical:


Advanced surgical glues that seal wounds faster could mean big things when it comes to medical care, with shorter recovery times and fewer complications just a couple of potential advantages. A new material ...


"Personal thermostat" startup heats up for commercialization:


MIT spinout prepares to launch line of wristbands that keep wearers thermally comfortable. Rob Matheson | MIT News Office http://news.mit.edu/2017/personal-thermostat-startup-heats-commercialization-0927 Many ...


Fujitsu develops hands-free speech translator:


It has two integrated omnidirectional microphones - one of them faces forward, to pick up the voice of the patient, while another faces up, to pick up the voice of the wearer. Onboard software automatically ...


Are You Ready To Have Your Brain Connected To The Internet?:


By now we're all familiar with the "Internet of Things" and have accepted that anything that can be digitally linked through the endless expanse of the internet no doubt will be. But what happens when ...


Franklin Foer's 'World Without Mind' argues that Silicon Valley will lead us to our doom:


To many Americans, large technology firms embody much of what's good about the modern world. Google holds the key to new depths of knowledge. Amazon is the white-knight savior of impulse shopping. Facebook ...


Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge -- even when you're not home:


Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you're not home. The world's largest retailer announced Friday ...
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3D-printable synthetic muscle is three times stronger than you:


The classic image of a robot is one clad in a rigid metal shell, but that might not be practical in situations where man and machine will need to work together. The emerging field of soft robotics is ...


This Silicon Valley start-up wants to replace lawyers with robots:




Biologists beat back death in fruit flies. Humans next?:


Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have figured out a way to extend the life of female fruit flies by 20 percent by manipulating what the school has called a "cellular time ...


These Wireless Earbuds Provide Real-Time Foreign Language Translation:




Meet The Millennial Who's Trying To Save The Labor Movement With A Facebook For Unions:


Organized labor may be in a decades-long slump, but at least among the commentariat it appears to be making a comeback. Frustrated at labor's longtime slump, Larry Williams Jr. created UnionBase ...


Nanomachines that drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds developed by scientists:


Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists. The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can ...


Video gamers tasked with helping develop new molecule for controlling CRISPR:


A few years ago, a team of researchers at Stanford University launched a video game called Eterna. The game was designed to harness the brain power of thousands of gamers, challenging them to design new ...


5 ways 3D printing could totally change medicine:


3D printing technology is going to transform medicine, whether it is patient-specific surgical models, custom-made prosthetics, personalized on-demand medicines, or even 3D printed human tissue, says ...


Early Stage: This Y Combinator startup helps blind people 'see' using sonar:


What they make: A wristband that uses sonar to alert visually impaired people of nearby obstacles Why it's cool: Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a bat, and navigate through the dark using ...


Hunger Solving App Launhes Under the Big Sky - Tangotab Expands to Montana:


In 2012, an entrepreneur set out on a mission to solve hunger and feed people-in-need in communities around the United States, just by using an app when dining out. Helena, MT, August 25, 2017- ...


Jim Clark - The guy who gave us Netscape is at it again with CommandScape:


"It could be an enormous company... in a slow-moving ($100 billion) market where technology is 15 years old," says the 73-year-old billionaire, who is to tech start-ups what TV impresario Dick Clark was ...


Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo:


At the height of the day's solar eclipse in New York, Google finally revealed the name of its latest Android operating system -- in honor of another dark disc: the Oreo. The company turned the beloved ...


'No thanks, Alexa.' Walmart teams with Google to offer voice shopping:


Peel the sticky notes off the refrigerator door. Now Google will be able to order your Walmart purchases for you. Starting next month, shoppers will be able to order items from detergent to orange ...


Try out your code on a swarm of real robots:


Researchers from around the globe can write their own computer programs, upload them, then get the results as machines at Georgia Tech carry out the commands. The researchers will even send video evidence ...


Bug burgers? Switzerland says insects are what's for dinner - Save a Cow - Eat a Cricket:


When you think of Swiss food, chocolate and cheese quickly come to mind. But now a novel food is creating a buzz in this Alpine nation. Burgers and meatballs made from insects will hit grocery shelves ...

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