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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 April 2014

* Why Nike is getting out of the wearable game >>
* New Wireless Power Set Up Charges 40 Smartphones from Across the Room >>
* Stunning Hubble Telescope View Reveals Deep View of Universe (Video, Image) >>

* A GPS Surfer’s Watch That Keeps Track of Every Wave Conquered >>
* This Huge Nuclear Waste Dump Will Be Washed Away By Rising Sea Levels >>
* Pirate Bay Hits Historic 10 Million Torrent Milestone >>

* See the bridge of the USS Voyager with an Oculus Rift >>
* ChineseCubes Are Cubes That Teach You Chinese >>
* Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers >>

* Artificial Intelligence Gets A Boost With Hardware-Centric Nervana’s $600K Round From The Partovis, Sam Altman >>
* im Cook Highlights Apple’s Use Of Clean Energy, Sustainable Materials In New Video >>
* Apple, Google Vying For Mobile Game Exclusivity >>

* AMD Not Trying To Get Its Chips Into Low-Cost Tablets >>
* Toward an open Internet of Things >>
* Graphene You Can Whip Up In A Blender >>

* Malaysian 777 Ocean Floor Wreckage May Lie Miles Outside Search Area >>
* NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars >>
* Medical Marijuana: How the Evidence Stacks Up >>

* Want people to think you are a better boss? Get the latest gadget, say scientists >>
* Supersymmetry and the Crisis in Physics >>
* Boeing-Built Fighter Jets Could Launch US Military Satellites Into Space >>

* Monkeys Can Do Math >>
* Tired of cleaning the grill? This robot can help >>
* High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet >>

* No direct evidence of link between cellphone radiation and cancer: Oncologist >>
* In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin >>
* 9 Tricks Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And Other Highly Successful Execs Use To Run Effective Meetings >>

* Ancient plants ‘frozen in time’ by space impacts >>
* China looks to buy 8 more AP1000 nuclear reactors and is accelerating nuclear reactor approvals >>
* Project Tango: NASA SPHERES >>

* Ancient plants ‘frozen in time’ by space impacts >>
* Cosmos Explains Why Big Business Is Often the Foe of Science >>

* US Air Force’s Secretive X-37B Space Plane Nears Day 500 in Orbit >>
* Sunset on the domes: how Silicon Valley is losing its futuristic past >>
* How Google Screwed Up Google Glass >>

* Explore the bridge of ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ through Oculus Rift >>
* NASA sending Google’s Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots >>
* Why Facebook Can’t Figure Out What to Do With Its Apps >>

* Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control >>
* The Longevity Dividend >>
* DARPA developing foldable space telescope >>

* New Tech Could Lead to Night Vision Contact Lenses >>
* Stanford scientists observe brain activity in real time >>
* Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off >>

* High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation >>
* Atom probe assisted dating of oldest piece of earth >>
* No Escape From Problems in Space Colonies – Earth is Des Res – Even After Nuclear War or Asteroid Impact >>

* Preventing an autonomous-systems arms race >>
* Americans Aren’t Ready for the Future Google and Amazon Want to Build >>
* Hackers backdoor the human brain, successfully extract sensitive data >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 April 2014

* In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults >>
* NASA is using Google’s Project Tango to put flying robots on ISS >>
* SpaceX Claims Milestone With Bold Reusable Rocket Test >>

* For $20, Build a VR Headset For Your Smartphone >>
* Facebook Introduces Opt-In “Nearby Friends” Feature >>
* Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Structures >>

* The Latest Incarnation Of ASIMO Is Actually Quite Badass >>
* Google Releases Android Camera App With Selective Focus >>
* Google Uses Algorithms to Create SLR-Like Photos >>

* Samsung, Globalfoundries Prep 14nm Process >>
* MRI, on a molecular scale: Team develops system that could peer into atomic structure of individual molecules >>
* The Future of Work: Handheld devices are game changers >>

* Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap >>
* Internet use may cut retirees’ depression >>
* Scientists produce thinnest feasible membrane >>

* ‘Smart’ device that engineers cells to kill cancer >>
* Pocket-sized anthrax detector aids global agriculture >>
* ‘Dressed’ laser aimed at clouds may be key to inducing rain, lightning >>

* Modern sharks may not be “living fossils” >>
* Scientists identify target for treating dengue >>
* Breakthrough in leukaemia treatment >>

* First impressions: ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ >>
* Wheat rust: The fungal disease that threatens to destroy the world crop >>

* 3D mirror shows what li es under your skin >>

* Oculus Rift: redefining virtual reality >>
* There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising >>
* MRI, on a molecular scale: Team develops system that could peer into atomic structure of individual molecules >>

* Why Google Isn’t Growing (GOOG) >>
* 39% Of Americans Believe Teleportation Will Happen In The Next 50 Years >>
* Facebook Can Now Track Your Precise Location Continuously Through Your Phone >>

* Honda’s Incredible Human-Like Robot Makes US Debut >>
* Large-scale asteroids have hit Earth 10 times more often than previously thought >>

* Scientists on Track to Assemble 3D Printed “Bioficial” Heart >>
* Tissue engineered vagina’s function normally over eight years >>
* Google Asked to Censor Two Million Pirate Bay URLs >>

* Physics-exploiting axe splits wood in record time >>
* The Videophone Turns 50: The Historic Failure That Everybody Wanted >>
* Elon Musk and Spacex plan to recover and refly a first rocket stage in 2015 >>

* Hands On With Facebook Nearby Friends [Video]: No More Checkins >>
* 3D-printed cast concept uses ultrasound to heal broken bones >>

* Google scoops up another high-profile scientist for anti-death project >>
* 3D-printed cast concept uses ultrasound to heal broken bones >>

* Crowdfunded Gadgets That Talk To Your Home And Charge Your Phone With Wind Power >>
* Youngest Billionaires of 2014 >>
* RunKeeper gets into the step-tracking game with Breeze >>

* ‘Wearable eyes’ take all the work out of having emotions >>

* If the Robots Kill Us, It’s Because It’s Their Job >>
* Nissan offers free electricity to entice EV customers >>

* My connected home turned me into a spy and an addict >>
* Timeline for Slang terms for Sexual Intercourse >>
* Vodafone customers could watch Netflix for free >>

* Giant Laser Complex Makes Fusion Advance, Finally >>
* The Farscape Movie is Officially Happening >>
* Oculus Rift Now Lets You Ride the ‘Back to the Future’ Hoverboard >>

* $42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand >>
* If Calico can deliver me an added 40 years of healthy life then Google has my Ok to chip my head with their search and advertising >>
* World Bank preparing to implement plans to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 >>

* A Dropbox for the Internet of Things >>
* Preventing an autonomous-systems arms race >>
* Americans are optimistic about technology, except drones… and robots… and… >>

* Volkswagen’s New 300 MPG Car Is Not Allowed In America Because It’s Too Efficient >>
* Forget 5G – 10Gbps WiFi is coming next year >>

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