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Apple Pushes Digital Wallet with Apple Pay

September 10, 2014 10:00 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. The technology company on Tuesday introduced a new digital wallet service called Apple Pay that is integrated with its Passbook credential-storage app and its fingerprint ID security system...

German Startup Factory Rocket Launches IPO

September 10, 2014 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, announced Wednesday that it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The Berlin-based company said it aims to raise 750 million euros ($968 million) with a flotation "intended to take place later in 2014," giving no specific date...

Review: Apple Watch Looks to Be Another Winner

September 10, 2014 9:53 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a ... 

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Hotseat 37: Antenna Design Strategy

September 10, 2014 9:31 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

In this edpisode of the HotSeat, WDD sit down with Larry Morrell, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development Larry Morrell at Cavendish Kinetics...                             

The World's Smallest Breathalyzer

September 9, 2014 9:27 pm | by Elevator Communications | News | Comments

Nearly every day a record breaking crowdfunding campaign catches the attention of the world with new devices that meld the worlds of software with hardware. And one key player in this revolution is 3D printing. The DrinkMate project, now on ...

Social Robots to Work With Humans Within Rules

September 9, 2014 9:21 pm | by AP / Powered by NewsLook.com | Videos | Comments

The next generation of social robots will act within social rules attached to its role and impact the way humans interact with each other. The field is actually called cognitive robotics ...         

A Smart Fluorescent Antenna for Wi-Fi Applications

September 9, 2014 9:08 pm | by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) | News | Comments

A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical wiring. Due to continuously evolving applications, the electronic ...

Electronic Nose Can Help Customize Asthma Treatment

September 9, 2014 9:05 pm | by European Lung Foundation | News | Comments

An electronic nose can be used to successfully detect different sub-groups of asthmatic children, according to a new study. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September ...

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Phosphorus a Promising Candidate for Nano-Electronic Applications

September 9, 2014 8:51 pm | by Mike Williams, Rice University | News | Comments

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. That makes it a promising candidate for nano-electronic applications that require stable properties ...  

Photo of the Day: Discover the Smart House: The Future Is Here

September 9, 2014 5:52 pm | by Mobile World Capital Barcelona | News | Comments

What will our houses be like in the future? Will the washing machines be connected? The light bulbs? The plants? Thousands of smart projects are being developed to automate the houses, to make them more efficient, more useful and easier for the users. We're showing you here some of the solutions to come...

Photos of the Day: GE Leaves the Home

September 9, 2014 11:15 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. The company is selling the division that invented the toaster in 1905 and now sells refrigerators, stoves and laundry ...

Amazon Slashes Price of Its Fire Smartphone

September 9, 2014 10:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost ...     

Letting Your Car Find a Spot, Park Itself

September 9, 2014 10:20 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself. Technology being honed by French auto parts maker Valeo uses a dozen ultrasonic ... 

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Apple to Reveal Its Next Big Thing

September 9, 2014 10:14 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for ...

SEGGER emSecure Puts an End to Cloning Embedded Devices

September 8, 2014 9:45 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The emSecure from SEGGER is the first digital signature software package designed specifically for embedded systems. The emSecure module provides a selection of easy-to-use functions, which allows the developer to easily add a digital signature to a product...

Don't Like Clickbait? Don't Click

September 8, 2014 12:25 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Doesn't it seem like a lot of online news sites have moved beyond reporting the news to openly inciting your outrage (and your page views)? News analyst Sally Kohn suggests — don't engage with news that looks like it just wants to make you mad...

Battery-Free Pace Maker Adapts Power from Swiss Watches

September 8, 2014 10:41 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, brought to you by SanDisk, Google's Project Wing uses drone to deliver packages faster; robotic birds to help decrease the dangers that birds can create; high-end micro and small satellites that allow the communication satellite to exhaust its propellant resources until the last drops; battery-free pacemakers; and a truly secure data encryption...       

Apple to Tighten Online Security after Recent Hack

September 8, 2014 9:35 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. will use email and push notifications to alert the hundreds of millions of people using its services when there has been an attempt to restore their iCloud data on a new device, change an account password or log on to an account with a new device...

Microsoft Revamps MSN to Flow Across Devices

September 8, 2014 9:20 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices. The company says the revamped site fits in with Microsoft's overall strategy of making mobile phones and Internet-based services priorities as its traditional businesses...

Photos of the Day: Mezzanine Gesture-Control

September 7, 2014 11:11 pm | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When you imagine the future of gesture-control interfaces, you might think of the popular science-fiction films “Minority Report” or “Iron Man.” In those films, the protagonists use their hands or wireless gloves to seamlessly scroll through ...

Secure Computing for the 'Everyman'

September 7, 2014 9:57 pm | by Los Alamos National Laboratory | News | Comments

The largest information technology agreement ever signed by Los Alamos National Laboratory brings the potential for truly secure data encryption to the marketplace after nearly 20 years of development at the nation's premier national-security ...

Bringing Gesture-Control Tech from Hollywood to Conference Rooms

September 7, 2014 9:52 pm | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When you imagine the future of gesture-control interfaces, you might think of the popular science-fiction films “Minority Report” or “Iron Man.” In those films, the protagonists use their hands or wireless gloves to seamlessly scroll through ...

Minkoff Moves into 3D Prints, Wearable Technology

September 7, 2014 9:42 pm | by Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press | News | Comments

How's this for a young fashionista's dream accessory: A studded bracelet that also serves as a phone charger?That was just one of many millennial-friendly concepts introduced Friday at Rebecca Minkoff's Fashion Week show, always an event that draws a posse of young starlets...

HotSeat 36: WiNG Express

September 5, 2014 2:58 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

In this episode of the HotSeat, WDD speaks Gary Singh who leads global product and strategic marketing for Enterprise Networking and Data Capture divisions at Motorola Solutions...                                   

HotSeat 35: SimpleLink Wi-Fi Family

September 5, 2014 10:29 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

In this episode of the HotSeat, WDD sits down with Amichai Ron, who is the general manager for the embedded connectivity solutions (ECS) group within the Wireless Connectivity Solutions business at Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). In this role, Ron is responsible for several product lines including the SimpleLink Wi-Fi family...

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