June, 2015

From Smart Phones to Smart Homes

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Stepping into a cool and comfortable home with a cup of freshly brewed coffee waiting to be served after a hectic day at work is nothing less than luxury in today’s fast paced world. And for this to happen, you don’t need to be Richie Rich or have a butler, but a smartphone and a smart home. Welcome to the […]

Taming 3D Printing Inventions

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In the previous blog, our blogger discussed how 3D Printing is set to revolutionize healthcare. However, there are several concerns of ethical patenting plaguing this sector. This blog delves into this issue to understand how the US Government is trying to protect authentic inventions. The market for 3D printing is expected to grow to over $8.4 billion by 2025. Today 3D printers, which are […]

Relax & Energize with Digital Drug

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Better sleep, reduced hangovers, motivated workouts, increased productivity, active start on a Monday morning – while all these are still persistent items in our ‘to-achieve’ list, Isy Goldwasser set off on a solution finding mode. Result? She created the world’s first digital drug to alter a person’s mood! Goldwasser’s Silicon Valley start up, Thync, has introduced a smartphone-controlled headset, also […]

Qimonda Supercharges Samsung’s OLED Biz

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In a lightning fast turnaround from portfolio acquisition to licensing, WiLAN announced it has licensed Qimonda’s patent portfolio to Samsung barely a week after WiLAN acquired it from Qimonda.  The patent portfolio of Qimonda comprised of more than 7,000 patents and applications related to various semiconductor technologies including DRAM, FLASH memory, semiconductor processes, semiconductor manufacturing, lithography, packaging, semiconductor circuitry and […]

PC Designers Accept Bitcoin Challenge

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In my previous blog on whether cryptocurrency can usher in a Utopia, I elucidated about a complete e-currency system that was bereft of a centralized authority and how a system determines the adding of coins to the e-coffer through ‘mining’ strategies. But how does one decide how many coins to produce and when to stop? Well, Bitcoin’s mysterious creator has […]

A Printer that Walks on Paper

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Most gadgets have gone mobile, giving us the flexibility to telecommute or work on the go. However, there is one device that missed the flight – the Printer! It is no wonder that while we can work from any part of the world that offers Internet connectivity, we most often than not struggle to find a printer. This was a […]