Link: “Why Facebook’s Data Sharing Matters”

“Facebook has cut a deal with political website Politico that allows the independent site machine-access to Facebook users’ messages, both public and private, when a Republican Presidential candidate is mentioned by name. The data is being collected and analyzed for sentiment by Facebook’s data team, then delivered to Politico to serve as the basis of data-driven political analysis and journalism.” By Marshall Kirkpatrick. > Weiter bei ReadWriteweb

Link: “Virtual Reality Startups Look Back to the Future”

“Thirty years after the first wave of virtual reality, new startups are determined to take it mainstream.” Von Simon Parkin > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “Artificial Organs May Finally Get a Blood Supply”

“Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.” Von Susan Young > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “Google Glass to Be Covered by Vision Care Insurer VSP”

“Google and VSP, the nation’s biggest optical health insurance provider, have struck a deal to offer subsidized frames and prescription lenses for Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear. The announcement could take wearable devices, which tech analysts say are the next wave of computing, out of the realm of science fiction and into the mainstream by making them more affordable and giving them a medical stamp of approval. And it opens the door to a new level of cooperation between the health care and consumer electronics industries, which could lead to a world in which people wear or even ingest computers.” Von Claire Cain Miller > Weiter bei The New York Times

Link: ‘What Noise Does the Electric Car Make?’

“Electric vehicles can be so quiet that they pose a new risk on the road. But what kind of artificial sound should be added?” Von Don Norman > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “Here’s Conan O’Brien’s vision for turning Microsoft around if he were named CEO”

“Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien is a tad disappointed that he wasn’t selected to become Microsoft’s next CEO — then again, he was never really up for consideration anyway. In a post on LinkedIn today, the comedian shed some insight into what a possible Conan reign at the software company would be like.” Von >Weiter bei The Next Web

Link: “The Weirdest Thing at Sochi? Your Face on a Giant Screen of Morphing Pistons”

“One of the most impressive spectacles visitors can find at the Sochi games this month doesn’t have anything to do with sports at all. It’s their own face, over 20 feet tall, rendered on a giant morphing wall at the entrance to Olympic Park.” Von Kyle VanHemert (@kvanhemert) > Weiter bei Wired

Link: “Samsung Said To Be Planning ‘Galaxy Glass’ Computing Eyeware This Fall”

“Samsung was early to market with a smartwatch in the Galaxy Gear, and now it looks like it might be one of the first in the mix with a glasses-based computing device. A new report from the Korea Times (via Verge) suggests that Samsung is currently developing a Google Glass competitor, which is in fact provisionally named “Galaxy Glass,” set for launch in September at the annual IFA tech conference.” Von (@drizzled) > Weiter bei TechCrunch

Link: “Flexible Glass Could Make Tablets Lighter and Solar Power Cheaper”

“Researchers at the U.S. government’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have built flexible solar cells using a thin and pliable kind of glass from Corning, the company that makes the glass that covers iPhone screens. The new solar cells could make rooftop solar power far cheaper.” Von Kevin Bullis > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review

Link: “News: News Corp New Corporate Logo”

“The old logo was a graphic manifestation of all we thought was wrong and evil with News Corp, the kind of logo that would be created as a prop for a villain in a Hollywood movie: globe-ish, blue, ambiguous, engulfing. Ugly. The new logo is or, at least attempts to be, all the contrary — human, personal, warm, accessible [...].” Von Armin Vit > Weiter bei BrandNew

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