Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends

Oligarch Buys Russia’s Most Popular Social Media

AP | September 16, 2014

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA

A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia’s most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court.

How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

TIME | September 10, 2014

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The Silicon Valley giant has redrawn the line that separates our technology and ourselves. That may not be a good thing.

Our Children Are Slaves To iGadgets: Generation Helpless

Infowars | September 11, 2014

iGadgets are controlling our time and soon they will be controlling your money.

 

“Hello, Computer” – Intel’s New Mobile Chips Are Always Listening

MIT Technology Review | September 5, 2014

Tablets and laptops coming later this year will be able to constantly listen for voice commands thanks to new chips from Intel.

China to mass produce industrial robots

Xinhua | September 2, 2014

China’s first industrial robot production line is expected to start operation in the northeastern city of Shenyang this month.

Synthetic Biology industry growing exponentially

PE HUB | September 2, 2014

By Joanna Glasner

Synthetic biology, which uses engineered gene sequences to create new biological systems and devices, used to be a subject for futurists and sci-fi writers.

DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system

Extreme Tech | August 29, 2014

By Sebastian Anthony

DARPA, on the back of the US government’s BRAIN program, has begun the development of tiny electronic implants that interface directly with your nervous system and can directly control and regulate many different diseases and chronic conditions, such as arthritis, PTSD, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease), and depression.