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At CES 2014, Medical Wearables Find Their Pulse

There’s no question that the trend with the largest presence at CES is wearable technology. The place is crawling with it! Especially in the health and fitness subset. Not surprising, considering that the wearable market is set to reach $19 billion by 2018, according to Juniper Research. To give you some perspective, the retail revenue...

Toyota is “Bullish” on Fuel Cells

“Change takes persistence. What I’m going to tell you about today is going to radically change our world. And sooner rather than later.” —Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Sales, Toyota Today, Toyota Motors (TM) outlined its hydrogen fuel ambitions – a plan that for years has been written off as a foolish quest. “But...

Microchip Your Newborn!

As I mentioned last Saturday, I’m reporting to you live this week from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. To say there’s a lot to cover would be an understatement. That’s why we’ve added a “CES 2014” section to our website, so you can follow the action as we tweet and blog from the...

The Latest Stunning Breakthrough in Bioengineering

It’s the latest development in the fast-growing field of bioengineering – and another example of how technology is helping to solve some of the world’s biggest health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), some 26 million Americans alone are living with kidney disease. And over 90,000 people die from it each year....

I’m Being Sealed in Carbonite Like Han Solo

Happy New Year and all that jazz… but I want to get right down to business today. In a matter of hours, I’ll be jetting off to Las Vegas. Not for gambling and general debauchery… Instead, I’m getting sealed inside a carbonite cube like Hans Solo in Return of the Jedi. But unlike Han Solo, I won’t be in there alone…...

At Last! The Deal is Finally Done…

Well, it’s finally happened. As the calendar flips to 2014, I feel an odd sense of déjà-vu from when I talked about this story at various points in 2013. In fact, I first covered it almost exactly a year ago here. And then again eight months later, as the two mobile giants were inching closer...

Scientists Just Cracked Rain Man’s Genetic Code

Once again, technology is stepping up to the plate to tackle a serious and debilitating medical condition. One that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is diagnosed in 20 out of every 1,000 children in the United States – up from 11 in 1,000 in 2008. We’re talking about autism – a neural...

Don’t Snore… Sing! The Quirky Therapy That Promotes a Silent Night

It’s the bane of couples across the globe – having a partner who persistently snores. But aside from the noisy, annoying aspect, where snorers are often the butt of jokes, there is, of course, a serious element, too. Not only does it disturb rest, snoring and sleep apnea can cause irregular breathing, with many resorting...

The Five Most Dangerous Headlines of the Year

There’s no doubt about it… It’s been another absolutely fascinating year in the technology world. The sector continues to capture the public’s attention with its rapid, relentless advances toward making our world a more enjoyable place. We’ve profiled some truly ingenious, breakthrough innovations this year, full of life-changing potential. And since this is our last...