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SXSW was all about blockchain dreamers

SXSW was all about blockchain dreamers

This year’s SXSW was all about blockchain dreamers, cryptocurrency scammers, and everything in between The event, a play on the initial coin offerings that have turned digital currencies into some of the buzziest and most fraught investment opportunities on the planet, is being held at a steakhouse on Lavaca Avenue …

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Venezuela Says Its Cryptocurrency Raised $735 Million -- But It's a Farce

Venezuela Says Its Cryptocurrency Raised $735 Million — But It’s a Farce

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claims a new state-sponsored cryptocurrency called the petro raised $735 million on Tuesday—its first day on sale. But the government hasn’t provided any way to independently verify that $735 million figure. And there’s reason to doubt almost everything the Venezuelan government has said about the project. …

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Stem cell vaccine immunizes lab mice against multiple cancers

Stem cell vaccine immunizes lab mice against multiple cancers

Stanford University researchers report that injecting mice with inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) launched a strong immune response against breast, lung, and skin cancers. The vaccine also prevented relapses in animals that had tumors removed. The work appears in the journal Cell Stem Cell on Feb. 15. iPSCs are …

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Medication Reminder

Medication Reminder (Taking your medication should be as easy)

Taking your medication should be as easy and automatic as possible, not yet another thing you need to add to your mental checklist. There are many products out there that add ease and simplicity to adhering to your medication regimen — whether it’s making sure you take it or make sure …

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Qualcomm teams with Benchmark Electronics

Qualcomm teams with Benchmark Electronics on wearable patches

Benchmark is targeting a 2018 launch date for the biometric patches. Qualcomm teams with Benchmark Electronics on wearable patches Qualcomm Life is working with electronics company Benchmark to create low-cost, disposable biometric patches that will help hospitals to monitor patients inside and outside the hospital. “A patient walks in the …

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World's first trigonometry

Coming Techs of this week: 27 August 2017

Robot  OptoForce: a better way of sensors for robots Robotics technology provider of multi-axis force and torque sensors OptoForce has renamed its HEX-70-XE-200N and HEX-70-XH-200N end-of-arm robot sensors. Both also include several new enhancements — though the sensors’ prices will remain the same. [More] MIT Robogami Lets You Design 3D-Printed …

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Coming Techs of this week: 21 August 2017

Coming Techs of this week: 21 August 2017

Robot China Breaks Historic Records in Automation “China is by far the biggest robot market in the world regarding annual sales and regarding the operational stock,” said Joe Gemma, President of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). “It is the fastest-growing market worldwide. There has never been such a dynamic …

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Coming Techs of this week : 15 August 2017

Coming Techs of this week : 15 August 2017 Robot & Artificial Intelligence IBM Watson Makes a Treatment Plan for Brain Cancer Patient in 10 Minutes; Doctors Take 160 Hours In treating brain cancer, time is of the essence. A new study, in which IBM Watson took just 10 minutes …

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Coming Techs of this week : 7 August 2017

Coming Techs of this week : 7 August 2017 Robot & Artificial Pop-up Soft Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Procedures Researchers at Harvard have developed a soft robotic arm that can lie flat when housed inside an endoscope as it travels through narrow passages in the body, but can pop-up when …

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Coming Techs of this week : 28 July 2017

Robot & Artificial Intelligence Soft Robotic Exosuit Can Help Stroke Patients Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States. More than 6.5 million Americans are stroke survivors, and the vast majority of them never fully recover the ability to walk. “The fact that many stroke survivors can’t, …

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