Leap Motion takes gesture control to a Minority Report level. But what if you married it with your everyday OS? This new video shows exactly what kind of applications you can look forward to on your Windows 8 machine. And it's a whole lot cooler than touch.
We're still a long way more to go to cure Alzheimer's but the scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed a drug that may just reverse memory deficits and slow the disease. In elderly mice that is.
Google CEO Larry Page appeared at the company's I/O developers conference today, and capped off the lengthy keynote presentation with a speech about the future of technology. He also talked about how negativity in the press and between rival companies are hurting innovation.
BlackBerry announced at the BlackBerry Live Keynote today that it will be launching BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for iOS and Android this summer. It is a big move for the company. What would this mean for their devices?
Google Glass is just a pair of weird looking specs that can take photos and videos and search things and give you directions. But the promise of it is bigger. And developers have been getting their hands on Google Glass and have begun to see what they can build with it.
There's money to be made from a ton of advertising from Tumblr given its monstrous traffic. But of all the questions of whether or not Yahoo will screw up their $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, the biggest question is: what will it do with Tumblr's porn?
Google has just led a new $125 million investment in Lending Club - the peer to peer loan site backed by Kleiner Perkins' Mary Meeker. The company announced, and nabbed a 7 percent stake, reports the New York Times' Michael De La Merced.
The largest study of a potential AIDS vaccine has been shut down due to futility. Called HVTN-505, it begun in 2009 and enrolled 2,500 volunteers and the vaccination process doesn't actually involve any live or even deactivated HIV, instead it starts with one that includes genetic material that's modeled after the virus to prime the immune system.
The attack on the Boston Marathon has left hundreds injured according to reports. The Global Terrorism Database catalogues events like this, and there has been a record of eight other attacks or attempted attacks involving marathons. Only one was lethal.
Solar energy hasn't really caught on because of cost and that it was incapable of competing with coal and other traditional energy sources. Now, Two countries, have found that solar energy production within their borders reached "grid parity". This means solar energy costs are now on par with the rest of the grid.
Maps are important. It saves us from getting lost, and ensures that we get accurate guides to public transportation systems. In some cases, it can also save lives. The World Vision, is a humanitarian organization focused on poverty and justice and they are using it to change the world.