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Gadget Lovers Beware! Tech Can Warp Your Memory
Technology changes the way we live our daily lives, the way we learn, and the way we use our faculties of attention and research has suggested that it may have profound effects on our memories, altering and in some cases impairing its function, says a report published in the Huffington Post...
Smartphone Technology That Warns of Extreme Weather
Now, this could be an invention that can save many lives in our eastern states where extreme weather is a regularity. A new prototype system of sensors in southern California can improve warnings or response times to severe weather, floods, tsunamis, and earthquakes. Read more on the Christian Science Monitor
Now Virtually Try Out Clothes Before Buying Online
Many companies that tried to sell clothes online failed to make an impact because of the touch-and-feel factor that people say decides their buying decision. Watch a video on how you can try out clothes virtually before deciding to buy it online. ABC News details a new technology that could be a game changer...
Intel Guru Steve Brown Thinks Future of Tech is Bright
Prepare for a tsunami of technological innovation within a decade, from intelligent shelves that identify the ingredients of a medication to an allergy sufferer, to smart clothing and augmented reality that lets us see and experience the world with astonishing digital complexity. Read the Sydney Morning Herald
Will Technology Be Able to Replace 80% of Physicians?
Trust Vinod Khosla to say it as he sees it and also get people to sit up and take notice. Days after the tech guru mentioned that technology would render physicians obsolete, this article looks at what the community thinks about his radical views. Read the report on the Forbes Website
Seven Lessons Santa Can Teach The World And Its Wannapreneurs
Over the centuries, Santa Inc has created a tradition that fits with the core objectives of any age - the rites of honouring consistency, creating values, ensuring innovation and finally, guaranteeing end-user's satisfaction. Take a close look at his strategies...
7 Reasons Employees Don't Trust Their Leaders
The growing tensions between leaders and their employees are creating productivity challenges as uncertainty becomes the new normal in the workplace.
Five Ways to Learn Nothing from Your Customers’ Feedback
Many companies make the same mistakes over and over again while interpreting customer feedback. The leaders of these companies seem to want to hear from their customers but the approach they adopt seems almost as if nobody in the organization will actually learn anything from what they hear. And if employees don’t learn anything, how can they take action to make things better?
SnapChat Busts Marketing Myths & Teens' Privacy Needs
Snapchat lets users send photos and messages that disappear from a recipient's phone after just a few seconds. It's been wildly popular, especially among teens. This trend proves a point to the marketing gurus who have been chasing teen mindshare with an overdose of information. Read more on All Tech Considered...
How Bluetooth Could Make Digital Wallet Mainstream
The latest iteration, Bluetooth 4.0, comes with a low power variant called Bluetooth LE, which allows two nearby devices - like a cash register and smartphone - to connect when they're in range of one another. Read more about this phenomenon on the CNN Money website...