Amazing experimental attack planes on show

The U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment (OA-X) is a groundbreaking event where innovative aircraft undergo a series of trials to determine how they perform in attack roles. Here’s an inside look at some of the exciting aircraft on show at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico during OA-X.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2017/08/11/amazing-experimental-attack-planes-on-show.html

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It's saliva! A new ultra-thin battery is powered by spit

Innovative researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a paper-like battery thats activated by saliva.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/its-saliva-new-ultra-thin-battery-is-powered-by-spit.html

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Meet Stan, a robot that can pick up your car and park it for you

Stan is a robot that wants to park your car for you. The innovative system powering Stan has the potential to utterly transform how large parking lots use space, making them far more efficient than they are now.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/meet-stan-robot-that-can-pick-up-your-car-and-park-it-for.html

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US Comptroller Gears Up for Blockchain and Internet Finance


The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has a lot of catching up to do in dealing with innovative information technology, as it affects not only conventional finance, but also new channels of e-commerce made possible through advances in IT. These channels include cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, related “blockchain” technologies, and other Internet-driven financial services. The OCC, a unit of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has established an Office of Innovation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84090.html?rss=1

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Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC

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Microsoft announced multiple new Surface products yesterday, including the innovative Surface Studio and the updated Surface Book. The company’s hardware efforts have been plagued by bugs, errata, and issues — will this be the launch that finally goes smoothly?

The post Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/238309-microsoft-unveils-new-core-i7-surface-book-one-surface-studio-pc?source=Computing

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/25/mit-scientists-invent-solar-powered-sponge-that-can-boil-water.html

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/26/injectable-sponges-used-for-first-time-to-stop-soldiers-bleeding.html

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Toyota developing wearable device to help blind and visually impaired people

Toyota is developing innovative technology to improve mobility and independence for blind and visually impaired people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/07/toyota-developing-wearable-device-to-help-blind-and-visually-impaired-people.html

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Novel Quartz news app launched for Apple Watch ahead of Android phones

Article Image An innovative new app launched today by business news site Quartz turns new stories into an interactive streaming text conversation. Also of interest: the new iPhone app was launched for Apple Watch before being released to Android phones at all.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4d86e0d1/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A20C110Cnovel0Equartz0Enews0Eapp0Elaunched0Efor0Eapple0Ewatch0Eahead0Eof0Eandroid0Ephones/story01.htm

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New service allows anonymous users to rent out your hard drive

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In what sounds like a both innovative and horrifying idea, new service Storj allows anonymous users to rent out space on your hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/197434-new-service-allows-anonymous-users-to-rent-out-your-hard-drive

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The best, worst, and most innovative PCs and components of 2014

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Here’s our list of the most innovative work done in the PC space this year, both in terms of complete systems and at the component level — with a dishonorable mention thrown in for good measure. Note that ‘innovative’ doesn’t always mean practical — some of these systems are fairly specialized, but they still display a willingness to think outside the box.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/196470-the-best-worst-and-most-innovative-pcs-and-components-of-2014

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