An innovative self-service sexual health clinic has opened in Soho, London, where anyone can be screened free of charge six days a week, while only waiting six hours to get their results back. The NHS Dean Street Express clinic was designed by Penson architects and features a high-tech system that allows patients to log themselves ..
Melbourne based startup Zero Latency built a wireless cooperative virtual reality environment in which you and a friend can blast – or run and hide from – zombies that seem freakishly real “Virtual reality needs its arcade moment,” argues Zero Latency co-founder Tim Ruse. The Oculus Rift headset may be making waves around the tech ..
The European Court of Justice made a ruling Tuesday that will affect how search engines operate in Europe. The “right to be forgotten” was argued by plaintiffs and gives people the right to request old information be removed from search engines. The ruling only affects search results, the original link would not be removed or ..
FDA gives approval for DEKA prosthetic arm controlled by muscle impulses Prosthetics have come a long way in recent years, with many artificial limbs incorporating advanced robotic and cybernetic systems that include everything up to and including mind control. Unfortunately, for all these advances, the lack of prosthetics capable of complex motor control means that ..
Army researchers envision a fan embedded within the mask’s filtration system that uses less power, is lighter and is far less bulky than conventional respirators (Image: U.S. Army illustration) As well as protecting soldiers from impacts, modern helmets and masks are also designed to provide protection against chemical and biological agents. Such gear requires a ..
More than 100 major technology companies have voiced opposition against a new proposal from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler that would make concessions to a “pay to play” model of network management that would allow ISPs to charge companies for preferential treatment. These new rules, which are currently scheduled to be voted on May 15, ..
Video professionals with the US Army, Red Bull and National Geographic are already using the technology, and you’ll soon have your chance. The consumer-ready CENTR Camera aims to make it easy to capture 360-degree HD footage, recording your world in full. Built by former Apple engineers, the CENTR has four HD image sensors mounted around ..
Microsoft gained the most websites again in April 2014, bringing it the closest it has ever been to Apache’s leading market share, according to the May 2014 Netcraft Web Server survey. Netcraft received responses from 975,262,468 sites in April, up by 16 million from March. Apache added 4.3 million sites in the month, however lost market ..
Apple has reportedly bought Beats Electronics for a cool $3.2bn. The news comes courtesy of Dr. Dre himself in what has to be one of the most unorthodox corporate announcements in recent years, via Instagram. The Instagram video along with a number of images, all of which seem to suggest the purchase is a sone ..
Google and other major tech companies have been meeting with the NSA about cybersecurity for years, emails obtained by Al Jazeera reveal. The emails between Google executives Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt and NSA Director General Keith Alexander were obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and date from the summer of 2012. The emails ..
BMW Group DesignworksUSA has designed a solar carport to house the new i3 and forthcoming i8 electric vehicles. BMW is revealing the one-car solar garage concept as part of the official media launch of the i8 in Los Angeles. The concept follows previous efforts from the German automotive giant to power its “i” sub-brand using renewable energy. It last ..
Airforce One may be the flashiest plane in the US presidential hangar, but that doesn’t mean the day-to-day runabout gets neglected. The US Navy has announced that Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded the contract to replace the Marine One helicopter fleet used to transport the President. The initial US$1.24 billion contract is for six S-92 ..