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Automated Wine Bar Serves You Drinks After Smartcard Transaction

07/29/2013, Self-service seems to be the way to go, and human waiters as well as bartenders do seem to be a dying breed in the process as part of the “collateral damage” whenever restaurants and eating establishments deploy food serving robots. Well, a new wine...

Kyoto University Installs “Alone” Seats In Its Dining Hall

07/29/2013, You might have often heard the phrase “forever alone” on the internet, this particular phrase has been made popular by memes. It is usually used to describe someone who doesn’t have any friends and is, quite literally, alone. Kyoto...

Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree, Creates 7,000 New U.S. Jobs

07/29/2013, Amazon announced today that it is going on a hiring spree. The company is creating some 7,000 new jobs so as to cater to its expanding fulfillment network in the U.S. Hiring has already begun, these are full time jobs that, per Amazon, pay 30 percent more...

Sony And Panasonic Aim To Release 300GB Optical Discs By 2015

07/29/2013, It has been announced today that both Sony and Panasonic are joining forces to create the next generation standard for optical discs. The objective with these discs is to expand their potential for long term data storage. Both companies hope to improve...

BreakupText App Changes The Way Couples Break Up

07/28/2013, Breaking up with someone? There’s an app for that – not my words, this is how the developers of BreakupText describe their app. Technology is now rooted deep within many aspects of life, and it goes without saying that technology is perhaps...

Best Stories Of The Week (22 To 26 July)

07/26/2013, Here’s a round up of what we think is the 5 most interesting stories for the week, and obviously, the new Nexus 7 takes top spot, followed closely by the Google Chromecast announcement. Moving on from all things Google, how about a mouse that could have...

Holovision Full Sized Hologram A Possibility

07/26/2013, Holograms have always fascinated humankind ever since the idea of it was shown off in a science fiction movie. In fact, who would not want to have a holographic representation of the other person on the line appear in front of you whenever you take a...

Google Now Real-Time Speech Translation Reaches Near 100% Accuracy

07/26/2013, Google does seem to have dipped their fingers into a slew of different projects, and this time around, we have word that their very own real-time translation project for the spoken – take note, spoken, and not written, word over smartphones are...

Scientists Implant False Memories Into Mice

07/26/2013, It looks like there is no need for a telepath like Professor X in our reality to do the tricky job of memory implants, as there is always good ol’ science to fall back upon. It seems that scientists have successfully implanted false memories into mice,...

WaterBean Filter Is An Interesting Alternative To Bottled Water

07/25/2013, It is estimated that consumers in the U.S. spend as much as $15 billion each year on purchase of bottled water. Then there’s the longstanding debate about tap water vs bottled water, it is believed that as much as 40 percent of bottled water is...

Chromecast Support For Google TV Confirmed

07/25/2013, At its event yesterday, Google announced Chromecast. A $35 HDMI dongle that lets users “cast” content from their nearby devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers to the TV. By no means is Chromecast itself a “smart TV,” it...

Dronestagram Lets Users Upload Aerial Photographs

07/24/2013, Do you love all things concerning drones? Well, here we are with a unique drone-focused project in the form of a new website that is called Dronestagram, where it is tipped to provide a boost to commercial drone owners who want to show the world the kind...

Official White House Photographer Rolls Out Instagram Feed

07/24/2013, The world might be all fired up about a married woman of childbearing age who recently gave birth to a healthy, 3.8kg baby boy, and both mother and child are doing fine. Well, I am quite sure that the whole reason the US was founded was because they...

DexType The Leap Motion Virtual Keyboard

07/24/2013, It was at the beginning of this week when the Leap Motion gesture recognition device was made available to the masses, and while the first generation of software for the Leap does include its fair share of incredible programs, there are certain quarters...