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Faceshift: Apple buys Star Wars motion-capture company

By Chris Baraniuk  Technology reporter Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Comic-Con 2015 Reel Technology  Apple has purchased the company behind motion-capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film. Faceshift, a Zurich based start-up, specialises in software that allows

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Nest Thermostat in Google’s Alphabet Gets an Upgrade

Source: Nest Nest 3rd generation thermostat Nest Labs, the connected device company in Google’s Alphabet, is releasing a third version of its flagship connected device, the Learning Thermostat. Its key specs sound a lot like phone specs: It is slimmer than

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A 30-year history of the future; Nicholas Negroponte

  Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future.  TED Talks MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte takes you on a journey through the last 30 years of tech. The consummate predictor highlights interfaces and innovations he foresaw in the

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