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Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon Valley

Like Target and Amazon, Walmart is trying to figure out what the future of retail looks like. The company already bought up startups like Jet.com and clothing store ModCloth to better compete online, but Walmart's next move will invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 20th, 2017

Ignyta Seeks To Sell Off Development Program

San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Ignyta said on Thursday afternoon that it is looking to sell of its taladegib oncology program, after reaching a deal to change licensing terms it has with Eli Lilly and Company. Ignyta said it is "explori.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News13 min. ago

Nokia"s new Android phones will come to the US

Three out of four new Nokia phones are headed stateside, though the one you probably want won't. Nokia rocked the mobile world at last month's MWC tech expo, announcing four new phones at the show. One of them nearly broke the internet (OK.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News28 min. ago

Navdeep Bains: The man leading Canada’s big bet on innovation

The federal government unveiled its ‘innovation budget’ Wednesday, with $400-million for venture-capital investments.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News45 min. ago

The Compulsive Patent Hoarding Disorder

An anonymous reader shares an article: It takes money to make money. CSIR-Tech, the commercialisation arm of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), realised this the hard way when it had to shut down its operations for lack of fund.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Photovoltaic ink could lead to easy solar panel manufacture

Easily scalable processing could make for rapid panel production. Enlarge / Perovskite crystals in a photovoltaic cell. (credit: Los Alamos National Lab) Currently, silicon is the dominant technology for photovoltaic solar power. There are a h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

"Business and politics are inseparable" says our favorite Silicon Valley tweeter

Box CEO Aaron Levie isn't one to keep his mouth shut, providing often witty commentary on Twitter, at conferences and on television about Silicon Valley and the state of the industry. SEE ALSO: What CEOs are saying about the Muslim ban, and what they.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

This nature-inspired wind turbine is shaped like a tree

NewWind has designed a generator with 63 micro wind turbines that look like leaves on a tree. The company wants to encourage sustainable living in urban environments with its quiet, aesthetically pleasing product. Read more...More about Standalone Fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

A bunch of 5-star reviews of WhatsApp"s Snapchat update sure look fake

Just like everything else owned by Facebook, WhatsApp is becoming more like Snapchat.  Whether that's a good or bad thing depends on your own preferences and loyalty to the actual Snapchat. But it looked like a lot of people were thrilled by the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

This patent for Apple Watch could cut down on distracted driving

Apple has patented a new feature that appears to reduce notifications on its wearable once the user hits the road. Using mobile devices while driving tends to be a dangerous-at-best, deadly-at-worst combination, one that's compounded even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Two new Michael Kors Access smartwatches are coming to Canada

Michael Kors is expanding its smartwatch offerings with two new Android Wear 2.0 devices, the Sofie for women and Grayson for men, both of which are coming to Canada. The Sofie has a lightweight, thin case body with a pavé bezel and round display......»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Shanghai has a new high-tech retail store that’s almost 100 percent unmanned

Started in Europe, Wheelys 24/7 is an unmanned retail store that's just opened a new outlet in Shanghai. Customers open the doors, scan their items, and pay using just their smartphones. The post Shanghai has a new high-tech retail store that’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple patent application outlines an iPhone-powered notebook

Apple may soon be channeling its inner Motorola and Asus if a product described in a recent patent application ever comes to fruition......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 20 min. ago

Navistar Unveils OnCommand® Connection Telematics And OnCommand® Connection Marketplace

LISLE, Ill., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of its OnCommand® Connection remote diagnostics solution for all makes and models, Navistar announced the launch of its telem read more.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

You Don’t Wanna Know How a Climate Change-Induced Mass Extinction Can End (Hint: Lizards)

It’s a widely accepted fact that we’re fucked. That’s sort of in a general sense. You, reader, are certainly not making it past 2100. And civilization? Maybe it will meet its maker from superbugs and nuclear war in 50 years, or sea level rise i.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Instagram adds two-factor authentication, censors photos that are deemed offensive or disturbing

When in doubt, blur it out. That’s how Instagram is handling any controversial photos that surface on its platform.On Thursday, Instagram announced a new policy to blur out “sensitive” content that users have flagged as either offensive or.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

8 Best Power Rangers Pop Vinyls

The coolest Funko Pop Vinyls based on everyone's favorite show about morphing. The ridiculousness of the Power Rangers franchise is directly proportional to its incredible multimedia success. Those who cut their teeth on the series have now com.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

X-Men 3 Director Says Rotten Tomatoes Hurt BvS

Brett Ratner believes Rotten Tomatoes "put a cloud over" Batman v Superman. X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner believes Rotten Tomatoes is hurting the movie industry. While speaking at the Sun Valley Film Festival last weekend (via Ent.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Trump"s latest poll: Do you like Trump? Yes or yes?

Hey friends, it's time for another riveting poll from President Trump's campaign. Woo hoo! On Thursday, Trump Headquarters sent out another one of its middle school-esque email polls, but rather than solely throwing shade at the media, this poll simp.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Well, what do you know: "Power Rangers" is surprisingly OK

We're all a little tapped out on '90s nostalgia for a moment, so much so that Lionsgate's Power Rangers reboot sneak attacked us with its spring release. The movie looks like guiltless Transformers visuals meets formative teen movie (you'll hear.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Samsung shows off three Gear S3 concepts including this steampunk-style pocket watch

Samsung at the annual Baselworld Watch and Jewelry Show this week is showcasing a trio of new wearable concepts based on its Gear S3 smartwatch......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago