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Samsung Bot Public 2021-05-05 13:00:00The Samsung Bot Public has different domains that are configured according to the task at hand– while one domain features a three-tier shelving

ÖLOBOX 2021-05-04 13:00:00ÖLOBOX aims to encourage a new culture of healthy snacking and an attentive attitude that takes into account how we interact with the packaging,

SOC Lunch Box 2021-05-03 13:00:00SOC Lunch Box is a three-tier lunch container packaged inside a magnetic carrying case that doubles as a tablecloth.

Inflatable Rooftop Tent 2021-04-30 13:00:00The GT Pickup from GentleTent is a fully-inflatable lightweight rooftop tent designed specifically for double-cab trucks. From its rack on the roof, t

The Pocket Mini Blanket 2021-04-29 13:00:00The Pocket Mini Blanket will literally save your butt. It provides a clean, dry seat for two. Great for walks, hiking, parks, or shared public seating

PooPail 2021-04-28 13:00:00As the world’s only 2-in-1 solution for cleaning up dog poop, the PooPail eliminates the part of pet ownership that really stinks. The 4-gallon

L’Oréal Water Saver 2021-04-27 13:00:00Besides laundry-washing and lawn-sprinkling, the daily washing of hair uses up a lot of water. L’Oréal's new Water Saver system is desig

Neozoon Lamp 2021-04-26 13:00:00Created by Munich-based product designer Lukas Heintschel, the Neozoon consists of an aerospace-grade aluminum body that houses the electronics, a 3D-

A Space-Saving Sink 2021-04-23 13:00:00Vita Neo was designed and built to create space in the kitchen by merging the kitchen sink and dishwasher. The countertop sink features a stainless st

The Pocket Sized Barista 2021-04-22 13:00:00COFFEEJACK comes from the folks at Hribarcain, famed for their great work in the EDC department. Now, they’ve set out to shrink the coffee machi

The Paper Razor 2021-04-21 13:00:00The Paper Razor, as its name suggests, comes with an all-paper body and sports a metal blade-head on top. Designed to be flat-packed, the single-use r

Stoke Cooking Appliance 2021-04-20 13:00:00The appliance elevates from the usual dial stove cooking method, as it uses the charcoal modules for controlling the amount of heat that is transferre

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Exploring partial synchronization in networked systems 2021-05-12 11:10:01Synchronization is all around us: from thousands of fireflies congregating near trees and lighting up simultaneously to an excited audience taking par

Brain computer interface turns mental handwriting into text 2021-05-12 11:00:08Scientists are exploring a number of ways for people with disabilities to communicate with their thoughts. The newest and fastest turns back to a vint

A mechanical approach to more efficiently clean desalination 2021-05-11 08:36:06Filtration membranes are critical to a wide variety of industries around the world. Made of materials as varied as cellulose, graphene, and nylon, the

3D printing company Desktop Metal will now use 2021-05-08 06:20:01The 3D printing company Desktop Metal has just announced the release of Forust, a new tool using wood to 3D print objects. The company, founded in 201

Pioneering study explores passengers' experiences of self-driving cars 2021-05-06 10:47:38Trust, safety and security are the most important factors affecting passengers' attitudes towards self-driving cars. Younger people felt their person

Algorithm for shoe-based blind assistance system 2021-05-06 08:27:45A shoe that tells you where to go: The Lower Austrian company Tec-Innovation has developed an intelligent shoe for detecting obstacles. The shoe, know

Researchers develop pasta that morphs into shape when 2021-05-05 14:00:06People love pasta for its shapes—from tubes of penne and rigatoni to spirals of fusilli and rotini.

3D printing could be used in search for 2021-05-05 12:39:14An X-ray telescope designed to search for supermassive black holes could be built using a novel 3D-printing technique called plasma metal deposition.

Mindblowing: advances in brain tech spur push for 2021-05-04 03:24:00As sci-fi thriller "Inception" topped box offices across the world, audiences were delighted and appalled by its futuristic story of a criminal gang

Printing our way out of the Netherlands housing 2021-04-30 09:05:18Eindhoven leads the way: for the first time, Dutch residents are moving into a 3D-printed concrete home. Professor Theo Salet of Eindhoven University

Latency-aware optical networking for automated deployment of 5G 2021-04-29 09:47:16Extremely low transmission latency is one of the key features promised by 5G communication networks. Additionally, smart networking requires technolog

Neurable introduces brain-computer interface headphones 2021-04-28 15:00:01The neurotechnology company Neurable has revealed plans for brain-computer interface (BCI) headphones, similar to previous products designed to learn

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Government advises on workplace vaccines and antigen tests 2021-05-14 08:10:49The newly updated Return to Work Safely Protocol sets out requirements for employers as workplaces begin to reopen in the coming weeks. The post Gover

These 4 companies all have new jobs on 2021-05-14 08:00:07Curious about the hiring landscape in Ireland right now? Check out the new jobs announced this week for Cork, Dublin and Galway. The post These 4 comp

Toshiba allegedly struck by ransomware attackers DarkSide 2021-05-14 07:39:50The French division of the Japanese conglomerate is investigating a cyber-attack that it believes is linked to the Colonial pipeline attackers. The po

How marketers can respond to ‘the death of 2021-05-14 07:15:45Core Marketing’s Conor Murphy talks about the demise of third-party cookies and how online marketers can respond. The post How marketers can res

Facebook’s Diem exits Switzerland in latest shake-up 2021-05-14 06:08:09The cryptocurrency project has met much resistance from global regulators and is now relocating to the US. The post Facebook’s Diem exits Switze

Imagine’s fixed 5G to cover 1m premises by 2021-05-14 05:00:46On the back of pandemic-driven demand for broadband, Imagine has accelerated completion of the first phase of its €300m fixed 5G programme. The p

Coinbase rides the crypto wave with soaring revenues 2021-05-14 04:52:58The cryptocurrency exchange reported more than $1.8bn in quarterly revenue but the volatility of bitcoin lingers overhead. The post Coinbase rides the

Google and SpaceX team up on Starlink satellite 2021-05-14 04:52:45An enterprise service combining Google Cloud infrastructure with Starlink’s satellite broadband is expected to launch later this year. The post

Irish health service IT systems shut down following 2021-05-14 04:15:59Hospitals across the country are expected to experience delays as the HSE’s IT system suffers a ‘significant and serious’ attack. Th

Airbnb bookings signal a travel rebound 2021-05-14 03:50:14With bookings up 50pc and revenue recovering, CEO Brian Chesky said travel’s rebound will be ’unlike anything we have seen before’.

Google fined €102m in Italy for shutting out 2021-05-13 08:45:12Italy’s antitrust authority said Google abused its dominant market position by not allowing the JuicePass app to operate on Android Auto. The po

The new agency tasked with making ‘EU space 2021-05-13 07:35:26EUSPA, the newly launched successor to the GSA, will support the implementation of EU priorities such as the Green Deal and digital transition. The po

WIRED » Innovation Insights

New Mask Guidance, Shots for Teens, and More 2021-05-14 14:38:00Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

Making Video Games Is Not a Dream Job 2021-05-14 12:00:00For his new book Press Reset, journalist Jason Schreier spoke to countless game developers who have had their lives upended by the industry.

A New Brain Implant Translates Thoughts of Writing 2021-05-14 09:00:00In early experiments, a paralyzed man with implants in his premotor cortex typed 90 characters per minute—by envisioning he was writing by hand.

Want a Better PC? Try Building Your Own 2021-05-14 09:00:00Assembling a computer yourself is a good way to learn about how it works.

The Knives Out Sequel Seems Made for the 2021-05-14 09:00:00And that's (mostly) a good thing.

The Apple Designer You’ve Never Heard of Is 2021-05-14 09:00:00Plus: The iPod’s cultural importance, the fate of Loon’s balloons, and the price of an SNL appearance.

Could You Really Climb the Spinning Ship’s Cable 2021-05-14 08:00:00Anna Kendrick’s rotating spacecraft cleverly uses cables and a counterweight to make artificial gravity. But scaling them would be harder than i

Tech Companies Don't Need to Be Creepy to 2021-05-14 08:00:00The unlikely success of DuckDuckGo suggests a way to escape surveillance capitalism.

In Defense of Snow Days 2021-05-14 08:00:00Virtual school after a snowstorm is yet another kind of techno-solutionist slush that should be plowed away.

Muchos Bezos: Inside Amazon’s Empire With Author Brad 2021-05-14 08:00:00This week, we talk to the author and journalist about his new book on the retail giant and its famous boss.

The Real Cost of Colonial Pipeline's $5 Million 2021-05-14 07:00:00Stopping payments would go a long way to stopping ransomware. But the choice is never quite so easy.

Live Audio Apps Lure Creators With Money and 2021-05-14 07:00:00Talk is cheap, unless you’re an in-demand content creator for platforms like Clubhouse and its many clones.


Senator Says the Military Is Secretly Spying on 2021-05-14 15:45:19 The military seems to be spying on American citizens without a warrant or legal authorization, according to a newly-released letter from Senator Ron

Former Navy Pilot Says Team Saw Unidentified Objects 2021-05-14 15:40:52 A specially set up task force is about to release a long-awaited report about “unidentified aerial phenomena,” unusual sightings of stran

Biotech Firm Behind CRISPR Mosquitoes Is Working on 2021-05-14 15:16:24 Oxitec, the British biotech firm behind the genetically engineered mosquitoes that just took flight in the Florida Keys earlier this week, is now mov

Elon Musk Has Lost $20 Billion Since Hosting 2021-05-14 15:02:59 Tesla Drop Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lost a considerable amount of his wealth, more than $20 billion, since he made his appearence on Saturday Night Li

New Cryptocurrency Kills Your Hard Drive to Mine 2021-05-14 14:14:26 The race is on to become the next mainstream cryptocurrency that doesn’t contribute millions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions due to unsusta

Lawyer Slams Bill Gates for Connections to Jeffrey 2021-05-14 13:44:19 Bill Gates can’t seem to catch a break over his ties to convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein. Not only were those connections a seemingly maj

Florida’s Gene-Hacked Mosquitoes Have Hatched and Taken Flight 2021-05-14 12:56:43 The genetically-engineered mosquitoes unleashed earlier this month in the Florida Keys are now old enough to take flight, reproduce, and spread their