Technology Timeline

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Some Fantastic Things Coming In The Next 25 Years

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Ray Kurzweil has received 20 honorary doctorates, has been awarded honors from three presidents of the United States and has written 7 books (5 of which were national bestsellers). Ray is the principal inventor of technologies ranging from the CCD flatbed scanner to the first print-t0-speech reading machine for the blind. Kurzweil is the chancellor… Read more »

‘Google Earth Pro’ Now Available For 100 Percent Off

Google Earth Pro is now free.

Google announced on Friday that the $399 Google Earth Pro software was going on sale. How much will you have to pay to get the premium features now? Nothing. Friday morning, Google released the following blog explaining the situation. “Over the last 10 years, businesses, scientists and hobbyists from all over the world have been… Read more »

Facebook News Feed Has Gotten Better Thanks To Special Focus Groups

FAcebook News Feed Keeps Getting Better

Facebook’s news feed has always been the social media site’s crowning jewel. This is the function that allows people to stay on the site after they have posted their favorite photos of their kids or commented on their friend’s favorite photos of their kids. Now the Facebook news feed is getting a rather serious overhaul… Read more »

Google Changes Its ‘Vague’ Privacy Policy

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Pressure from watchdogs has forced Google to change its privacy policy in the UK, which will make it easier for users to see how their personal data is being used by the search engine giants. According to a report from BBC News, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that Google’s policy was “too vague when… Read more »

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Will Compete With Apple iPad Pro

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 has been a huge hit for the comeback company and has revitalized the tablet-laptop hybrid. Tech Radar summarizes why the Surface Pro 3 was, perhaps, 2014’s most innovative device. “The Surface Pro 3 is closer than Microsoft has ever been to making good on its mobile computing vision. After over a… Read more »

Apple Watch Release Date Finally Announced

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After months of speculation, the Apple Watch finally has a release date, Forbes can reveal. According to the report, chief executive officer Tim Cook confirmed that the Apple device will be ready to ship this April, and that everything is “right on schedule.” Cook has already expressed his excitement about the device. “My expectations are… Read more »

IBM Layoffs Could Affect A Quarter Of Its Workforce

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Technology giant IBM may be about to undergo huge layoffs with reports stating the company is preparing to make more than 118,000 staff members redundant which accounts for 26 percent of its entire workforce. The news comes after technology blogger Robert X. Cringely said that more than a quarter of its workers will be “getting… Read more »

Bat Robot Really Flies And Walks!

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A new robot built to resemble a bat has been given the name, DALER, standing for Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot, and it has the ability to walk and fly. The bat robot has been designed and built to access different terrains, permitting it to carry out a wide range of search and rescue operations. DALER… Read more »