Reuters is reporting that Foxconn workers are getting a pay bump to 1,800 yuan per month and it could further raise above 2,200 yuan a month if the worker passed a technical examination. 25% increase in pay! The pay three years ago was 900 yuan a month.
Sounds great except 1,800 yuan is about $285, meaning around $10 a day, or less than a dollar per hour.
The Mi.Mu have existed for a while already, but exclusively on Imogen Heap's hands. Now, her tech folks have refined them enough to be sold. The wearable gloves will track your hand movements and will recognize specific postures and detect the speed of the gestures you're making. Read more
We'll be seeing lots of people wear Google Glass if they somehow make it really fashionable. But enough of that, because Google Glass of the far future will be one you don't wear because it is attached to you. Read more