A team in Japan is reporting that they’ve developed a NOT gate using quantum bits. 10 years to a viable computer that is way fast.
Xerox have developed a technology for printing semiconductors on to plastic. More flexible displays, direct from your inkjet.
Coke is running a game over SMS, in which participants send in codes off coke bottle caps, using their phones, in order to accrue points for prizes.
Clutter allows you to navigate your music collection entirely through thumbnails, which you can scatter around on your desktop, or pile up.
The Octopus card is a swipe card that is used extensively in Hong Kong for commuter transit, but also for payment at shops, parking, cinemas, and access to residential spaces.
Link to Gordon Bell’s MyLifeBits Project in which he is trying to live an entirely paperless life, constantly capturing things digitally.
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It may soon be legal in Finland for parents to track their kids, using their cell phones, even without their consent.
This could be a hoax, but here’s an article about a “Hyper CD-ROM“, developed in Romania, that can store 10 Tb of data, and could theoretically go up to 100 times that (aparently that’s a Pb).
Here’s an article about heads-up display technology getting some efficiency gains for technicians using them at Honda and in the military.
iRATE radio is a program that allows you to rate and download free MP3s. It’s a way of discovering new, free music.