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Innovate! Europe: Start-Ups Apply to Free Going Global Workshops

01/29/2009, Innovate! Europe is a competition program organized by Guide Wire Group to identify the most promising European startups and help them accelerate their introduction to the global market. During the talent selection process, the emerging technology...

Canon Japan Sends Employees Home to Make Babies

01/26/2009, Canon is sending employees homes early (5:30) twice a week, to help the birthrate of Japan. Japan has a low birthrate and a rapidly aging population and the traditional 12-hours work days did not help in that matter. At least, that’s the assumption...

Lego Digital Box Kiosk Uses Augmented Reality in Retail Stores

01/24/2009, Some retail stores now have Lego’s Digital Box Kiosk uses Augmented Reality to show customers what they can do with Lego Technic. The principle of augmented reality could be resumed to “compositing real-time 3D graphics on top of live video...

CD Disc Packaging

01/18/2009, We’ve seen what an optical illusion the Floppy CD-R Disc was last week, and here we are with another unique design – the CD Disc Packaging by designer Adam Faja. Adam Faja has decided to use a black floppy disk case (of the 5.25″...

Wireless Power is almost at Hand, Partly Thanks to Fulton

01/09/2009, We’ve heard about wireless power for a long, long time and in the past few years, it seemed so close, but previous solutions were clunky and required customers to buy a replacement battery, which often existed for the most popular but also often...

Next Chumby Products to Use a Samsung S3C6410 Application Processor

01/08/2009, Chumby, the maker of the… Chumby will use Samsung’s S3C6410 application processor in some of its upcoming products. Chumby talks about smarter photo frames and things like that, which doesn’t sound all that edgy, but if they are as cute as the first...

Diamond Mining Ship aka Peace in Africa

12/07/2008, Elizly Steyn on the deck photo by Simon Barber, Brand South Africa Blog [South Africa Blogging Tour 2008] On Wednesday, we flew to this amazing diamond mining ship 10 miles off the Northern Cape coast of South Africa. Elizly Steyn, the metallurgist, one...

Almost Official: Wikio’s Top 20 Update in Two Days

12/01/2008, On Wednesday, Wikio is going to update its Top 20 Tech sites list and we’ve learned what it will look like. We’re glad to see Ubergizmo in there and we thank our readers, fans, friends and fellow bloggers for it. Many people are familiar with...

Medion GoPal P5430 Released

11/30/2008, Medion wants to conquer Europe by releasing its latest GPS navigation system, the GoPal P5430. This device comes with above average features, including a fingerprint sensor for security reasons. Features include :- Traffic Master Voice control SiRF Titan...

Kids Share Tips for Cheating in School on YouTube

11/23/2008, Technology always finds a way to be used for something malicious. This time it’s juvenile, but still detrimental to education. According to CBS News; videos instructing students on how to cheat their way through tests have become plentiful on...

Turkish Man Escapes German Prison In Cardboard Box

11/20/2008, Just before you start ribbing your friend who’s playing Metal Gear Solid about how silly it is for Solid Snake to sneak around in a cardboard box, along comes news that proves yet again that truth is stranger than fiction. A Turkish man has managed...

Fifty-One, a New Electronic Cigarette

11/10/2008, This new electronic cigarette targets those who want to cut down on smoking, but have a hard time getting rid of an old habit. The cigarette does not have flame, smoke, tar, odor, ash or carcinogens (they say).It allows one to “smoke” in...

Victor Multi-Kill Mousetrap

11/03/2008, Nobody likes Rats, and though it’s satisfying to see it snagged with your rat trap or glue trap, getting rid of the carcass after that sure isn’t fun. An interesting product called the Victor Multi-Kill trap offers a simpler way for you to...