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  • Claims to be "the first commercial device powered by wasted energy in wireless transmissions"
  • Launched this week, the CleanSpace Tag is a carbon monoxide sensor that monitors personal air quality
  • With low frequencies of 20 to 30 nanowatts, "the technology has never made it into commercial use, until now"
  • People report feeling strongly about the importance of local public libraries; people actually using libraries less.
  • 1/3 (≈) of respondents 16+ said libraries should “definitely” remove some print books and stacks "to free up space for technology hubs"
  • 1/2 (≈) of those surveyed said libraries should “definitely” make 3-D printing technologies available
  • Tinder is permeated with "regressive social norms.” 62% of all dating app users are male.
  • Bumble is "specifically regulated to give women more power;" women message men first
  • contains more biographical info at first glance; CEO and creator, Whitney Woolf: former co-founder of Tinder.
  • "Students attending the University of Oklahoma can use Apple Pay at any of the campus's 400 point-of-service locations."
  • This includes everything from "Couch Restaurants to the One University Store and the OU Bookstore."
  • "In the near future, more than 700 universities and colleges will adopt the payments service."
  • "Lets you move large files between your computer and your smartphone via your Wi-Fi connection."
  • "Transfer as many files as you’d like, with no file size limits, while also not counting against your data plan due to its use of Wi-Fi."
  • Portal is the latest app from Pushbullet
  • Photos could "employ an algorithm that would make it look like a Van Gogh or a Picasso."
  • "Demo illuminates what could be possible by employing Deep Neural Network vision models" (object and face recognition combination).
  • Google working on a similar project with DayDream; RealMac released an experimental app called Deep Dreamer.
  • "The Everything Machine turns all the components and sensors in an iPhone or iPad into Lego-like bricks of programming logic."
  • Allows kids to program simple or complicated "machines."
  • By dragging components "and attaching them to one another you can create simple apps, called machines."
  • "11,000 fans turned out to watch a regional championship match for the video game 'League of Legends.'"
  • "The two-day 'e-sports' event was a sign of the sport’s rising professional status."
  • "The sold-out event had tickets ranging in price from $25 to $65."
  • New feature will "alert users when Maps has found a newly-captured photo taken at a food-related place on their device."
  • Then it will "offer to attach that photo to a location for other users to see."
  • Similar to Tablescape which "encouraged users to upload 'foodographs' (photos of food) with specialized categories."
  • Fans now pay to be entertained live by watching other gamers play.
  • Twitch has half a dozen ways to gain revenue, "it can be the most profitable channel, if you’re willing to work hard and play smart. "
  • Bought by Amazon in 2014 for $970M, Twitch has 100 million monthly viewers.
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