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Google Reveals New Product: 'Smart' Contact Lenses

Google Reveals New Product: 'Smart' Contact Lenses
by Forbes
Google “glucose” right now, and you’ll find a slew of results with Google in the header. This is because Google is getting into a new market: Diabetes. The company has just revealed a new method for monitoring glucose,... Read more Jan 17 2014, 10:11am CST
 

Smart Contact Lenses? Leave It To Google

Smart Contact Lenses? Leave It To Google
by Forbes
If you Google “blood sugar” right now, you’ll find a slew of results with Google in the header. This is because Google is getting into a new market: Diabetes. The company has just revealed a new method for monitoring... Read more Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST
 

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation
by Forbes
Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a... Read more Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST
 

Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots'

by Associated Press
European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a... Read more Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST
 

IBM Goes All In On Cloud - Announces A $1.2B Global Service Investment

IBM Goes All In On Cloud - Announces A $1.2B Global Service Investment
by Forbes
When Bob Dylan famously crooned that the times they are a-changing he was unlikely to be thinking about the technology marketplace. But his lyrics are apt as I sit and reflect on some news that IBM just announced. The... Read more Jan 16 2014, 9:06pm CST
 

John Hancock Signs Off On Distributed Solar

John Hancock Signs Off On Distributed Solar
by Forbes
The distributed solar power industry has recruited another brand-name investment backer: the John Hancock Life Insurance Company. John Hancock, a division of the Canadian financial services conglomerate Manulife... Read more Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST
 

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable
by Forbes
Google announced today that it will distribute working demos its Dart app framework through Runnable, the Palo Alto startup that has been dubbed the “YouTube of code.” Runnable creates virtual machines in your browser... Read more Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST
 

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission

LinkedIn's Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission
by Forbes
Is LinkedIn tip-toeing into the world of volunteer service — or could it touch off  a bigger stampede than people realize? After chatting this week with Meg Garlinghouse, head of the LinkedIn for Good program, I’m... Read more Jan 16 2014, 8:46am CST
 

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation
by Forbes
It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of regulations in the 2013 Federal Register, the launch (so called) of Obamacare, and five... Read more Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
 

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference
by Forbes
In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California.  In SEMI’s words... Read more Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
 

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