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A movable smart-watch screen makes it easier to read a map or play a game.
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Technology news is full of incremental developments. These are the breakthroughs that matter.
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A unique gathering of 13 companies showcases a coming year of launches.
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Other big Chinese e-commerce companies, including JD.com, merge social networking, payments, and mobile.
- Nerve-Stimulating Implant Could Lower Blood Pressure
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
- FDA Approval for Robotic Arm Controlled by Muscle Activity
An electromechanical limb developed by Segway maker DEKA now needs a manufacturer to mass-produce it.
- The Emerging Science of Superspreaders (And How to Tell If You’re One Of Them)
Nobody has figured out how to spot the most influential spreaders of information in a real-world network. Now that looks set to change with important implications, not least for the superspreaders themselves. <
How a Russian cyberwar in Ukraine could ripple out globally
Soldiers and tanks may care about national borders. Cyber doesn't.
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
Meta’s new learning algorithm can teach AI to multi-task
The single technique for teaching neural networks multiple skills is a step towards general-purpose AI.
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
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