July 22, 2016 by
The Huddle Feed in Technology

Google is giving away free gas between LA and Vegas

Good news for California and Nevada drivers this weekend: Google is offering up free gas for two days between LA and Las Vegas. Yes, really, free gas.  The giveaway is part of a promotion around its new Google Maps app and includes free burgers and coffee for drivers making the

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

This Animated VR Film Features Adorable Alien-Fighting Bunnies

Invasion!, a new short film by VR animation company Baobab Studios, puts you right in the middle of the lagomorphic action. Bunnies are cute. But a new short film by virtual reality animation company Baobab Studios reveals that animated bunnies who save you from an alien attack in virtual reality

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Trends

IoT and cameras: Going from smart to intelligent

Eyes are considered to be the most powerful human sense. The equivalent technological tool is an intelligent video camera that can observe, analyze and act on provided information. This technology is know as Intelligent Video Analytics or Video Content Analysis. Vendors such as Cisco and IBM are key companies in

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

A beginner’s guide: How to play ‘Pokémon Go’

If you’re starting out in the colorful world of Pokémon Go and you’re keen to catch them all/be the best like no one ever was/etc., there are a few key things you need to get to grips with first. Whether you’ve never played Pokémon before or you have fond childhood

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Mark Zuckerberg’s AI is already making him toast

Mark Zuckerberg’s personal artificial intelligence is already toast…ing his bread. Since January, the Facebook founder and CEO has been working on an AI to help him at home and with work. “You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man,” he wrote on Facebook in January. SEE

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Trends

Philadelphia preps for its Smart City Challenge

Philadelphia has announced a goal to create a large multi-purpose wireless network — called the “Smart City Challenge” — that will depend on public-private partnerships to address the digital divide and enhance existing operations and services. Site of the upcoming Democratic convention, Philadelphia has frequently been recognized for placing among the top municipal governments

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Trends

Making the megacity sustainable through IoT

32.6 trillion liters. That, roughly, is the amount of water annually lost through leaky pipes before it gets to homes, businesses and hospitals. Put another way, if you could detect those leaks and plug them, you could almost fill China’s Three Gorges Dam to the brim every year with clean, treated water.*

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

360-degree video tour of North Korea gets you inside its isolated capital

North Korea is a bizarre place, cut off from the rest of the world under its dictatorship. Only about 2,500 foreigners reportedly visit the country every year.  Heck, most people don’t want to visit North Korea because it’s such a strange place. Thanks to 360-degree cameras and VR headsets, you

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Trends

Tesla fatality can’t dissuade NHTSA from self-driving upside

Despite a fatal crash setback for the self-driving car industry, the leading U.S. car safety regulator said it is standing behind autonomous vehicles. Automotive News reported on a conference with Mark Rosekind, chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. During the conference Rosekind indicated that the U.S. government would

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July 22, 2016 by The Huddle Feed in Trends

Will these wearables finally make us cyborgs?

I am one of those people that firmly believes that implanted wearables are the future of health technology. Devices like cochlear implants have been around since the 1980s, contraceptive implants since the late 1990s and there are many other implanted medical devices that add quality to life — or even

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