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The world's fastest elevators - 20 metres per second - are coming soon to China

In 1854, at a trade fair in New York, Elisha Otis removed his top hat while standing on a moving platform held up by a rope. On his order, a man among the crowd below swung an axe at the rope. ...

13 hours ago from The Independent

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Samsung Galaxy K leaks in pictures, turns out it's a big camera

We’re only a week away from Samsung officially announcing the new Galaxy K, but it turns out this camera hybrid stopped for a photoshoot on the way. Samsung is one of several companies ...

16 hours ago from Geek.com

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Gigabyte preps Haswell BRIX mini-PC with Nvidia GeForce graphics

Gigabyte is preparing to launch a new BRIX mini-PC equipped with an Intel Core i5 Haswell CPU and Nvidia GeForce graphics.?? read more

26 minutes ago from TG Daily

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Server from IBM, Google, others part of effort to best Intel in data centers

IBM hooks up with industry heavyweights including Google, Ubuntu Linux, and Nividia, to establish "open" ecosystem based on its new Power8 compute architecture to take on Intel.

16 hours ago from CNET

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Intel's Alpine Ridge Thunderbolt chip doubles bandwidth, but changes the connector

On paper Thunderbolt as an interface sounds great. It combines PCI Express and DisplayPort alongside a DC connection and uses the same connector as a Mini DisplayPort. That means it can be used ...

21 hours ago from Geek.com

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IBM Watson Group to transform the consumer shopping experience

Imagine having access to your own personal shopping assistant anytime, anywhere. Thanks to a partnership between IBM and Fluid Inc., the ultimate shopping advisor, powered by Watson, is poised ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Japan Display Develops 10-Inch 4K Tablet Screens

There are several tablet options available in the market that offer high resolution displays. The iPad Air has a 2,048×1,536 pixel resolution display and Google’s Nexus 10 ups that ...

14 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Etsy acquires indie-gadget marketplace Grand St.

Gadgets are probably the last thing you'd look for on Etsy's DIY-heavy marketplace, but that could soon change. Today the NY-based company announced that it's acquiring Grand St., an online ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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KOR-FX haptic vest brings games closer to your chest

That pounding in your chest when the action gets really intense in a video game or movie takes on a new dimension with the KOR-FX 4DFX, an adjustable and lightweight vest that translates audio ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Gizmag

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Google offered to help Samsung with Apple patent battle costs

Confirming what a lot of us thought already, Google is more than a little interested in Apple and Samsung's continuing court battle. New evidence revealed by Apple's lawyers outlines emails ...

Wed 23 Apr 14 from Engadget

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