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April 10, 2015
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UA Engineering Turns Smartphones Into Eye-Screening Tools

Professor Wolfgang Fink, whose innovations have helped restore partial sight to the blind, takes on a new challenge: creating telemedical devices that can prevent blindness. University of Arizona researchers are developing technology that converts smartphones into powerful eye-examining instruments that … Continue reading

July 21, 2014
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Fast and curious: Electrons hurtle into the interior of a new class of quantum materials

As smartphones get smarter and computers compute faster, researchers actively search for ways to speed up the processing of information. Now, scientists at Princeton University have made a step forward in developing a new class of materials that could be … Continue reading

January 8, 2014
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Yahoo Unveils New Products and Experiences for Smartphones, Web, Tablet and TV at CES 2014

LAS VEGAS — Today at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Yahoo! Inc. unveiled new products and media sites across smartphones, tablets and the web, as well as a new suite of advertising technology to help advertisers, … Continue reading

December 10, 2013
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IBM Scientists Demonstrate Quantum Phenomenon for the First Time Using a Plastic Film

Originally predicted in the 1920s by Satyendranath Bose and Albert Einstein, applications could include energy-efficient lasers and optical switches, critical components for future computer systems processing Big Data ZURICH – 10 Dec 2013: For the first time, scientists at IBM … Continue reading

May 16, 2013
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Mother’s Day Online Shopping Up 15 Percent. Reports IBM

Mobile Percentage of Sales Reaches 17 percent, as On-the-Go Consumers Shop for Mom ARMONK, N.Y. – 16 May 2013: Mother’s Day online shopping grew 15 percent in the week leading up to Mother’s Day, compared to the same time period … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
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UCLA researchers capture wasted heat, use it to power devices

FINDINGS: Imagine how much you could save on your electricity bill if you could use the excess heat your computer generates to actually power the machine. Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have taken … Continue reading

January 3, 2013
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comScore Reports November 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share

Samsung and Apple Continue to Seize Share in OEM Market RESTON, VA, January 3, 2013– comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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Tablets Reinvent Americans’ Relationship with Print

Nearly 2 in 5 Tablet Owners Read Newspapers and Magazines on Their Device in August Kindle Fire Owners Most Likely to Consume News According to comScore TabLens RESTON, VA, October 17, 2012 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the … Continue reading