Use Your Arm as a Smart-Watch Touch Pad

Rather than playing games like Angry Birds by swiping your finger across a touch screen, you may someday be able to do so by swiping your finger across your arm. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are making this possible through a project called SkinTrack. You’d wear a ring on your index finger that emits an …

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What is 5G?

Just five years after the first 4G smartphone hit the market, the wireless industry is already preparing for 5G. Each of the four nationwide cell phone carriers, as well as smartphone chipmakers and the major network equipment companies are working on developing 5G network technology for their customers. There are many significant hurdles that all …

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Facebook, WhatsApp most popular apps in India

Social networking giant Facebook and mobile messaging service WhatsApp have retained their positions as the ‘most popular applications’ among Indians this year, says a new report. Besides, Truecaller and UC Browser also figure among the top-five most popular mobile applications among Indians, as per the study conducted by WhichApp, a mobile app that helps users …

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11 hardest Google job interview questions

It’s one of the most competitive companies in the world to get a job with –- so what are Google’s interview questions like? Quora users identifying themselves as employees and former candidates at the search company have posted questions online, and we filtered down to some of the hardest. According to one employee, the company …

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IBM to acquire Merge Healthcare in $1 billion deal

IBM said it would buy medical image company Merge Healthcare in a $1 billion deal and combine it with its newly formed health analytics unit, which is powered by its famous Watson supercomputer. IBM plans to combine data and images from Merge Healthcare’s medical imaging management platform with Watson’s cloud-based healthcare computing system. The system …

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