This week in the news, there is more progress regarding 3D printers as the prospect of printing human skin arises. As well as this, a Taiwanese company launches a new form of e-bike with a swappable battery and the self-proclaimed “safest” place to store your most valuable information was broken into.
This week in the news, KFC saves your phone from greasy fingers with the Tray Typer, a placemat Bluetooth keyboard. You’ll also read about bionic lenses, an invention that could one day give you vision exceeding 20/20, and MEDi, a friendly robot that makes doctor visits less painful.
BookBub, American Eagle Outfitters, Alibaba. These are three companies that are showing that expansion is the only way to survive in today’s competitive business world. This week in the news, we highlight all three as they make aggressive moves to reach global markets.
This week in the news, Guandong factories are having robots replace workers. Tens of thousands of employees are being replaced, with more plans to become entirely robot run. BMW furthers its localization efforts into India by increasing their parts production in Chennai. And finally, 3D printers become even more handy and are used to create space […]
In the News: NailO Turns Your Fingernails into Tiny Trackpads, and Electric Smart Pants Steer You Around the City
This week in the news, NailO introduces a wearable input device that allows easy access to content and hardware through the simple tap of a thumb. You’ll also read about Electric Smart Pants, a futuristic navigation system that, quite literally, jolts you in the right direction. Also, rumor has it blood tests will soon be […]
In The News: Bangladeshis to Add 400,000 New Words to Google Translate, Nobel Prize Novelist Faces Translation Trouble
This week in the news, Bangladeshis celebrate their country’s independence with a translation campaign, an FBI linguist misses pop culture references in courtroom evidence and one translator’s decision changes the way a Chinese novel is perceived worldwide.
This week in the news, Chinese Police arrest over 100 people selling meat from diseased pigs, Ross Ulbricht is on trial for monitoring a drug trafficking website, and Google Translate App releases a new update that aims to make your smartphone a little smarter.
In The News: Bill Gates Drinks Feces Water, Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, Uber Launches Logistics Service
This week in the news, Microsoft founder Bill Gates wants to tackle the world’s health problems by drinking water made from human excrement and basketball star Shaquille O’Neal teams up with headphone company Monster Inc. to promote the company’s latest inventions, including a waterproof floating speaker.