L’unione tra artigianato e tecnologie nasce da alcune premesse e fortunati incroci storici, a partire dall’accessibilità degli strumenti, la crescente semplicità e la circolazione della conoscenza resa possibile da internet e la filosofia open source. Continue
Anche la Apple si prepara a sbarcare in grande stile nel mondo dei pagamenti mobili: insieme all’iPhone6 ha lanciato anche la piattaforma Apple Pay che permetterà di pagare semplicemente via telefonino. Continue
I dispositivi potranno controllare parametri come il sonno e il tremore associato al morbo e analizzare i dati Continue
Forse già a ottobre l’indagine formale sull’eventuale abuso di posizione dominante da parte di Google, che costringerebbe i produttori di cellulari a pre-caricare i servizi a scapito di app e servizi concorrenti. Continue
As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, the implications for business model innovation are huge. Filling out well-known frameworks and streamlining established business models won’t be enough. Continue
Just found this awesome 27 min talk by Joi Ito on the 9 principles of open innovation. They are not that new – first version appeared in 2012 – but they seem to have matured, like good wine in well kept cellars. Almost every sentence he speaks is tweetable continue
How do you know whether or not your iOS app is going to be a hit? Getting an email from Steve Jobs is probably a strong indicator.
Ashish Toshniwal, the 31-year-old CEO of app design firm Y Media Labs, told Business Insider about how one of the first iPad apps his startup helped create impressed the late Apple CEO and co-founder. continue
People always like to take a swing at those on top. Apple — the highest-ranked tech company in the Fortune 500 — faced more patent lawsuits in 2013 than any other company in the United States. continue
When Leap Motion first launched its gesture-based controller, many wondered whether the device would have many practical applications, beyond games and gimmicky apps. continue
I remember fondly two years ago, when 2-Factor-Authentication (2FA) became popular and well used across major web applications (Google, Facebook, Yahoo and others). I found, my naive sixteen year old self unable to come to terms for why the genius idea had not been thought of before. continue
The technology industry is preparing for the Internet of things, a type of computing characterized by small, often dumb, usually unseen computers attached to objects. These devices sense and transmit data about the environment or offer new means of controlling it. continue
Young people live their lives through technology: they are the web generation and they are hungry for more. Our challenge is to channel the natural enthusiasm our pupils have for ICT by using it in their everyday lives and embed it purposefully into the modern foreign languages (MFL) classroom. continue
Wednesday is the first day that any American with $1,500 burning a hole in their pocket can buy Google Glass, Google announced Tuesday in a Google+ post. continue
Il colosso americano dello streaming da marzo paga per ottenere dai provider maggiore banda per i suoi clienti. Lettera di 100 aziende contro priorità e discriminazioni. continue
The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop new techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool. continue
Three months ago Microsoft announced that long-time Microsoftie Satya Nadella would become the company’s third-ever CEO.
That has turned out to be a very smart choice. continue
No one’s perfect, least of all UPS. But as far as mistakes go, this is just about as bad—and expensive—as it gets. Thanks to one hell of a mixup, Reddit user Seventy_Seven just got a $400,000 unmanned aerial vehicle delivered straight to his doorstep. Talk about service. continue
Wearable technology has come a long way since the first wristwatch was made by Patek Philippe & Co of Switzerland in 1868. Today, wearable devices can monitor our health, track our diets — and potentially save our lives.
Despite Nike’s recent decision to lay of staff from its FuelBand wearable tech division, the market potential of the wearable tech industry still seems to be huge, with Juniper Research recently stating that revenues from smart wearable devices will hit $19 billion by 2018. continue
The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.
The tablet has long been pinned as the murderer of the traditional computers and it certainly looked like it was going to be the one to do away with them (perhaps in a few years), with the focus of many companies such as Apple and Microsoft shifting towards a tablet-first world. continue
The world’s most famous physicist is warning about the risks posed by machine superintelligence, saying that it could be the most significant thing to ever happen in human history — and possibly the last. continue