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How technology is transforming New Orleans

New Orleans may not be known as a tech hub, but it's slowly developing thanks to the current pace of technology.

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It’s time to decide how quantum computing will help your business

Companies may be less than five to 10 years away from using quantum computing to solve big business problems.

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Yes, Apple is building a car

All signs point to Apple building cars in the same way (and for the same reason) they build iPhones.

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3D printing, married to traditional metal casting, could reshape manufacturing

Working with a Michigan foundry, Autodesk used its Netfabb 3D design software to create a 3D printed mold to make a magnesium airline seat frame that could save an airline more than $200 million in fuel costs.

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4 key techniques for continuous improvement in corporate innovation

There's a lot of attention paid to how to design and implement corporate innovation programs, but not how to effectively operate these programs and capabilities in a sustainable way.

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Microsoft's Emma Watch could help people with Parkinson's

A Microsoft researcher has developed a watch that could help control the hand tremors resulting from Parkinson's disease.

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Desktop 3D printer presages the future of multi-layer circuit board design

An Israeli start-up is now shipping to beta customers a 3D printer that can produce multi-layer circuit board prototypes, drastically cutting development time and ensuring that intellectual property remains in-house.

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Startup unveils 3D printer that can build carbon fiber, Kevlar, fiberglass parts

Impossible Objects is developing a 3D printer that can use composite materials to challenge traditional manufacturing methods to create parts for industries such as automotive and aerospace.

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Industrial robots are security weak link

Industrial robots used in factories and warehouses that are connected to the internet are not secure, leaving companies open to cyberattacks and costly damages, a study finds.

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Why your next business phone will be an Amazon Echo

Virtual assistant appliances are for the home. The first business Echo will work like a landline business phone.

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SpaceX's plan to blanket the world in internet

SpaceX's plan to launch over 4,000 satellites into orbit around Earth to achieve worldwide broadband isn't new, but now the company has a timeline.

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FAQ: 3D XPoint memory – NAND flash killer or DRAM replacement?

3D XPoint is a new class of non-volatile memory that can boost server and PC performance for real-time data processing. In the future, it will likely take on the data center DRAM’s role.

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4 considerations for navigating 'innovation antibodies' and 'innovation theater'

Many innovation leaders need to carefully navigate the waters between too much resistance to innovation from corporate antibodies and, conversely, too much enthusiasm for innovation from those wishing to put on theater.

WiGait uses wireless signals to continuously measure a person's walking speed.

MIT device measures walking speed with wireless signals to detect health problems

MIT researchers developed the WiGait so it measures walking speed, which can help predict potential health issues, by analyzing wireless signals. It is reportedly more accurate than a wearable such as Fitbit or GPS via a phone. The...

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Bixby starts rolling out in South Korea, but when will it hit the rest of the world?

Samsung's virtual assistant, Bixby, is finally rolling out to Galaxy S8 users in South Korea, but when will it hit the rest of the world?

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Your car will eventually live-stream video of your driving to the cloud

With a barrage of sensors, cameras and LiDAR equipment and embedded WiFi, autonomous vehicles are expected to produce an ocean of big data that could reach about 5,800 exabytes in size.

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Why the Uber engineer accused of stealing Waymo secrets stepped back from self-driving cars

The Uber engineer accused of stealing trade secrets from Google's Waymo has stepped back from working on a key technology of self-driving cars. Here's what is going on.

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Amazon Echo Look: Do people really want an Amazon camera in their bedroom?

Amazon has come out with a new version of its Amazon Echo -- one that takes your picture and helps you analyze your outfits. But is it creepy, or cool?

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