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The Next Billion People

The electricity-defying Gravity Light Worldwide, 1.3 billion people live without any access to electricity. That’s 18% of the world’s population. So what are we doing to bring power to these people? Jim Reeves and Martin Reddiford have made an incredible step forward with their amazing Gravity Light, a portable, low-cost light that relies on no …

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Driverless Cabs and Dreaded Trolls

No Driver? No awkward conversation! When Uber debuted, it seemed like the perfect solution to our many taxi woes. But after myriad problems both big and small, Uber’s Achilles heel was clear: its drivers. While Uber sits mired in lawsuits over their choice of drivers, Google is quietly working on the future. Ride-share using self-driving …

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How iBeacons are Revolutionizing Mobile App Development and Retail

How can your mobile app benefit? iBeacons have only been around since the release of iOS 7, but already they’re revolutionizing the way people shop, bridging the gap between online and in-store shopping and helping solidify mobile’s place in the retail space. How do they work? Small, inexpensive Bluetooth transmitters, Apple calls iBeacons, “a new …

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Apple – CarPlay

Apple – CarPlay Not a whole lot more information than we saw at WWDC but it’s nice to know it’s still moving. It’s promising to see the innovation of mobile phones finally coming to a car and it’s time we admit (at least in the US) that it’s almost certain a person buying a brand …

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