High school to use tech to help the blind differentiate paper money

A school in Maryland has been awarded a grant from MIT to develop a device to help the visually impaired identify paper currency, but advocates for the blind remain deeply frustrated that such a device is necessary

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/08/high-school-to-use-tech-to-help-blind-differentiate-paper-money.html

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Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/sony-unveils-2-updated-playstations-pro-and-slim-versions.html

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MIT scientists invent solar-powered sponge that can boil water

Foam, specially-coated copper, and bubble wrap are components of a simple but innovative new device that can boil water without electricity, MIT announced.

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Cloud Platforms and the Connected-Device Value Chain


Internet of Things cloud platforms offer device makers and companies the opportunity to greatly expand the value of products and services. These devices are reshaping the value chain by altering product design and development, manufacturing, marketing, supply chain management and service after the sale. They also generate new support activities, such as product data analytics and security. While connectivity and cloud support require additional product costs for device makers, business value expands greatly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83813.html?rss=1

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Leak may have just confirmed the secret Apple had up its sleeve for the iPhone 7

Apple’s iPhone 7 is shaping up to be a more intriguing device than we may have originally given it credit for.

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Microsoft admits it’ll miss 1 billion Windows 10 user target on time, blames mobile implosion

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 has enjoyed brisk adoption, but it isn’t going to hit its original one billion device target by 2018. Blame Windows 10 Mobile, which isn’t shifting nearly enough units to make up the difference.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231860-microsoft-admits-itll-miss-one-billion-windows-10-user-target-on-time-blames-mobile-implosion

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Dallas police used bomb robot to kill shooting suspect

Dallas police used an explosive device attached to a robot to kill a suspect in the coordinated sniper attack that killed five officers Thursday, in what experts say is a first for U.S. law enforcement.

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HummingBad: Chinese malware infects 10 million Android devices, experts warn

Experts at cybersecurity specialist Check Point have issued an APB to all Android device users: the HummingBad malware problem is about to get worse.

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Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3

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Google may bring Android to the Raspberry Pi 3, vastly expanding the range and capability of the diminutive device. The latest version of the RBP is significantly more powerful than earlier products — within range of a lower-end smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/229252-google-reportedly-working-on-bringing-android-to-the-raspberry-pi-3

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Injectable sponges used for first time to stop soldier's bleeding

A U.S. military surgical team used an innovative device to staunch the bleeding on a gunshot victim, marking the first occasion that the device has been used in a patient clinically.

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Days after Apple Watch's $50 price cut, competitor Pebble lays off 25% of staff

Article Image Affordable smartwatch maker and wearable device pioneer Pebble announced on Wednesday that it is laying off 25 percent of its staff this week, citing difficulty raising capital in Silicon Valley.

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AT&T enables international Wi-Fi calling with iOS 9.3

Article Image Apple iPhone owners who updated their device to iOS 9.3 are being notified via text message of AT&T’s international Wi-Fi calling feature, a service that allows users to place calls to — and receive calls from — the U.S. without incurring airtime charges.

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Despite having the same A9X & M9 chips, only the 9.7" iPad Pro has always-on 'Hey Siri'

Article Image In a continuing curious omission, every device that runs Apple’s M9 motion coprocessor features support for always-listening “Hey Siri” — except for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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New 'iPhone SE' cases suggest design nearly identical to iPhone 5s

Article Image New pre-release cases for Apple’s rumored 4-inch “iPhone SE” may imply that device will be virtually identical to the iPhone 5s, in spite of a recent case suggesting design tweaks more akin to the 6s.

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Former Google exec Vic Gundotra shows off Kardia Band, an ECG heart monitor for Apple Watch

Article Image The Kardia Band — built by Google+ founding father Vic Gundotra’s medical device startup AliveCor — is an Apple Watch band with an integrated ECG module that the company hopes will make it easier for heart patients to identify potential problems before it’s too late.

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