Getting tech right in Iowa and elsewhere requires insight into data, human behavior
Building a technical solution without doing the user-research to see what people really need runs the risk of reducing credibility and further eroding trust.
Intezer raises $15M for its DNA-style ‘genetic’ approach to identifying and tracking malware code
As the total cost of cybercrime reaches into trillions of dollars and continues to rise, an Israeli firm called Intezer — which has built a way to analyse, identify and eradicate malware by wa
In healthcare these days, ‘There’s an app for that’… unless you really need it
Sarah Lisker Contributor Share on Twitter Sarah Lisker is a Program Manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. She manages SOLVE Health Tech, wh
Ten steps to prepare for an exponential future
If it feels like technological change is happening faster than it used to, that’s because it is.
Gjemeni puts your couch in a box
Gjemeni, pronounced Gemini, is a new furniture-on-demand service from founder Sean Pathiratne. The company offers decidedly tech-forward furniture that comes in a single box and can be assembled by an
Nokia 8110’s slider ‘Matrix’ feature phone returns with 4G and a €79 price tag
Nokia’s 8110 — the distinctive ‘candy bar’ feature phone with a slider opening — was once the phone that everyone wanted but no one could afford, made popular through the
The 3D-Printed Peek Camera Helps Diagnose Eye Disease In Developing Areas
The Peek, or Portable Eye Examination Kit app, is a smartphone based system for diagnosing eye problems. It uses a 3D-printed add-on that can allow ophthalmologists to give detailed and complete eye e
Acer to buy E-Ten, is the aPhone coming soon?
Back in September, I explicitly and pointedly asked Acer president Gianfranco Lanci, and I quote, “Can the world expect to see [dramatic pause] the aPhone?” A question to which he emphatic
BlackBerry power users wanted
We’re not too far off from our annual smart phone series, but I’d like to hear what the BlackBerry power users in the audience have to say about their devices. What are your favorite apps?
First Labeling of the HTC Excalibur to be on German O2 Network
We’ve been watching the progress of HTC’s Excalibur for awhile now. HTC is the shadowy man-behind-the-curtain for Cingular’s self-branded smartphones, and T-Mobile’s MDA and SD
Cingular 8525 Pictures Surface
Renderings appeared this weekend of the Cingular 8525, the company’s HTC Hermes bastardization. Unfortunately, the Cingular version has had its front facing camera removed, thus preventing it fr
TomTom Finds Palm
Palm announced today the Palm GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition. The system is powered by the new TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 software that features voice navigation and turn-by-turn directions. Meanwhile, a ne
Nokia E61, Never Again
It seems that Nokia’s E61 smart phone doesn’t perform up to Blackberry standards and our friend at ideagroup truly felt the burn. The E61 exhibits slow dialing from contact lists, slowed down his