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DEMOFall – the Small Business session

09/26/2007, CashViewCashView is a cash management service that provides companies an easy way to manage documents, make payments, process invoices and view cash flow in real-time BatchBook from BatchBlueBatchBook combine contact management, communication management...

Volvo opens carbon neutral factory

09/25/2007, And the Swedish automobile company is the first in the world to do so, to boot. This factory in question is Volvo Trucks’ plant in Ghent, Belgium, and will be a milestone of sorts to help meet the EU’s goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions...

Space Invaders rocks glasses

09/24/2007, Imagine what happens at the next nuclear fallout where most of the world’s population perish, leaving only a handful to repopulate a post-apocalyptic earth. Should they dig around for some food, chances are they’ll find these Space Invaders...

Maple Seed Flying Spy Cam

09/24/2007, The pentagon has been said to work on robotic spying insects and has probably tried rat-mounted cameras, but this maple seed camera is one of the most interesting project to date. Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to develop this device. The...

iRex gets funding for an e-Book “Breakthrough”

09/24/2007, It has been reported that e-Book maker iRex has raised 6 million Euros in funding to help it make a breakthrough in the consumer market. Sony is the current leader in that space, if I remember correctly. It’s not clear what iRex will do with...

Salamander robot like the real thing

09/20/2007, Has technology really progressed so far that what is created in a laboratory acts pretty much the same way as an animal born in the wild? The answer would be a resounding “yes” where the Salamander robot is concerned. This amphibious robot was...

Loudtalks VoIP walkie-talkie service

09/19/2007, Loudtalks is a free VoIP walkie-talkie service that lets you babble away with your friends online without having to go through the hassle of dialing up or waiting, just like how a real life walkie-talkie works save for the fact that you’ll have to...

Death Valley puts out tech bait

09/19/2007, Death Valley park rangers will attempt to lure a new generation of Americans to explore the great outdoors by laying down some technological bait, where the vast national park on the California-Nevada borders are now being enhanced by a portable device...

Spiderman suit design in the works

09/19/2007, A scientist has successfully developed a Spiderman suit design which uses the self-cleaning, adhesive power of engineered molecules known as carbon nanotubes, resulting in gloves and boots that enable a person to stick to walls. While you won’t be...

Alaska Airlines to launch inflight WiFi

09/18/2007, Alaska Airlines has just announced that it will bring inflight wireless Internet connectivity sometime next year, based on Row 44’s satellite-based broadband connectivity solution. The system will first be tested on a next-generation Boeing 737...

Zyken NightCove

09/17/2007, The Zyken NightCove is definitely an interesting alarm clock – most notably for its astronomical price of $2,500. It doesn’t use the standard alarm jingle to wake you up – instead, it increases the intensitiy of light in order to slowly...

Ultra-realistic robot double

09/16/2007, We all know how good China is when it comes to cloning stuff, but at the WIRED NextFest exhibition at LA last Thursday many people were stumped when they laid their eyes on an ultra-realistic robot from China. Modeled after Zou Renti (founder of the...

New Four-Legged Robot – New4LR

09/14/2007, A German University (Technische Universität Darmstadt) is working on an Aibo-like robot that will come with an open-source software development kit (SDK). It is currently aimed at researchers and enthusiasts, but it is possible that someone will turn...

Bee tongues sniff out bombs

09/13/2007, Inscentinel Ltd. has developed the Vapour Detection Instrumentation that is said to be able to detect explosives, cancer, drugs, and virtually any other item that you’d like to sniff out. What’s the amazing technology behind it? The answer...