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Winds of change

Winds of change

Helium blimps can be raised hundreds of metres into the air to generate twice the energy of the average tower.

published April 24, 2012 by

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Holey Optochips, Batman

Holey Optochips, Batman

IBM is set to break Moore's Law with a chip that can transfer data at speeds eight times faster than the quickest parallel optical components available today.

published March 13, 2012 by

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Ford's cure for gridlock

Ford's cure for gridlock

There's plenty of evidence that more roads simply lead to more cars. Now, Ford has a vision that will see us make better use of the roads that we already have.

published March 4, 2012 by

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Retro collaboration

Retro collaboration

Microsoft might be onto something with IllumiShare, a way of sharing pictures and objects without being bound by the constraints of your computer screen.

published March 4, 2012 by

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Mapping where Google left off

Mapping where Google left off

Google did a pretty good job of giving us snapshots of streets around the world, but it never took its mapping project to the bottom of the ocean. The folks at the University of Sydney are now filling in that hole, so to speak.

published March 4, 2012 by

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Ahead to the past

Ahead to the past

Derek Fung, from sister site CNET Australia, takes a little look back at where we came from in "Tech Time Machine".

published February 29, 2012 by

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