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Vancouver startup creates interactive holographic room for RMH BC

Holograms in your living room. Interactive imaginary play pals in your child’s bedroom. Those are just some of the futuristic concepts that will soon become a reality if Vancouver, BC startup H+Technology has their way.

10 astonishing technologies on the horizon

As we all know, technology is developing at an incredible rate. As 2015 arrives, some developments are expected, others might be a bit more surprising.

Columbus dentist delivers medical aid through technology Special

Dr. Patrick Singley, a Columbus, MS-based dentist, has developed a simple EMR iPad solution for non-profit organizations that allows medical missions to create a ‘virtual clinic’ in a jungle tent or village.

Apple hits $700 billion market capitalization

Apple has reached a new monumental financial milestone. Tim Cook has passed the ultimate leadership test by steering this tech company to double its value.

Digital Journal's Holiday Gift Guide: Tech edition

Our holiday gift guide returns, with reviews of some of the hottest tech goodies you'll want to buy for your loved ones. Learn about new Koss headphones, how to charge cellphones on the go, addictive Nintendo games, and a gadget to find your lost items.

Op-Ed: How much further can smartphones go?

Memories still linger of the Tetris-style block phone I was given on my first day of secondary. A decade later, we all have phones that can do everything imaginable, such as scan fingerprints and monitor heart rate.

Skype rolls out web version of the application

Skype, the telecommunication software that enables voice calls and real-time messages over the Internet once again garnered the attention of the world by releasing a web version of the application.

Hagel unveils plan to boost military 'innovation'

Simi Valley - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Saturday a technological innovation plan to ensure America's military superiority in the 21st century.

Millennials to force our focus for innovation at CES

With over 2 million square feet of exhibit space, 160,000+ attendees from 140 countries, and 20,000+ new product announcements, The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the mecca for the latest tech innovations.

Blackberry slowly seeing success

Despite concerns about the subsiding of Blackberry, CEO John Chen and the company have completed the first phase of their two-year turnaround plan.

Waterless washing machines are coming to the U.S.

Technology has finally caught up with the humble chore of washing clothes. New technology is allowing you to wash your clothes, without separating colors from whites, with just a small amount of water.

Internet star Twitter plans tech center for SF homeless

San Francisco - Internet darling Twitter, the unique micro-blogging service that went public a year ago, wants to provide tech training to homeless residents of San Francisco from a center near the company's new headquarters.

Op-Ed: Go slower to go faster

There are three things I’m going to tell you in this piece. They are fundamental to understanding your health, the health of your startup, and why things move so much faster in China.

Head of Twitter news staff lasts less than one year

San Francisco - The head of Twitter's news staff left the social media company Wednesday after less than a year at the helm of a revitalized operation.

Ultimate cost of HP restructuring put at 55,000 jobs

Palo Alto - More than 15,000 additional workers will lose their jobs with Silicon Valley mainstay Hewlett-Packard Co. by next October when the venerable tech giant splits in two.

Nanoparticles used to solve crimes

Lausanne - Scientists have outlined a new method using nanoparticles to detect fingerprints left at crime scenes. The new technology is said to be far more accurate than the current process.

Xerox Canada and GreenCentre Canada collaborating on green tech

Xerox Canada and GreenCentre Canada are collaborating to boost the commercialization of green tech in Canada by combining their logistical resources.

Op-Ed: Uber loves teachers

Today, Uber announced their Uber for Teachers program and it deeply hurts my heart. There's no better way to say this, though I wish there were.

Hold the phone! iOS8 updates nixed

The day the iOS 8.0.1 was released, it was almost immediately pulled. Complaints over dropped calls flooded in, and some users say they completely lost service which their fingerprint sensor was disabled.

Quantum technology advances digital communications

Technologists have shown that information stored as quantum bits can be "exponentially compressed" without losing information. This technological feat will be useful for a new generation of communications and computer storage.

Election apps bring smartphone democracy to Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Have you ever wanted to pelt a politician with a tomato? Or wished for that perfect candidate to come along and sweep you off your feet?

SmartWatches are so yesterday — Introducing the SmartRing

As Samsung, Apple and Co. are all launching their own takes on the SmartWatches, MOTA, a US company based in the Silicon Valley with its award-winning design team, has designed the next step in the high-tech consumer electronics: the SmartRing!

Sears stores offer curbside pickup/returns to online shoppers

Hoffman Estates - Online shoppers picking up or returning items to brick-and-mortar Sears stores nationwide can take care of business without leaving their cars.

Use S.T.E.A.M. to win the 'Big Hero 6' challenge

Young people from the ages of 8 to 17 have the chance to demonstrate their creativity to win one of six coveted spots to celebrate the red carpet premiere of the new Disney film, 'Big Hero 6' and meet the creators behind the innovative animated marvel.

Op-Ed: Technology at the forefront of stopping digital piracy

Traditional watermarks were added to documents to prove they were authentic, Digimarc has introduced an electronic version of the watermark to authenticate eBooks.

Op-Ed: How disruptive are Apple's announcements?

Not at all. The reality is that the devices Apple announced on Tuesday were either improvements to their own existing devices or ones that entered into an existing market new to Apple.

What you need to know about the iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed a completely redesigned iPhone this morning. The iPhone 6 sports larger screens than its predecessor, reaching a maximum 5.5 inches for the iPhone 6 Plus. The new A8 processor is reportedly 25 percent faster than the A7.

Ferguson leads teens to develop app documenting police abuse

Decatur - As questions surrounding the police response to protests in Ferguson, MO continue, three Georgia teens announce the release of an app allowing users to document abuse by police.

Viewers control screen action: New interactive movie theater fun

Audience Entertainment has developed a new gadget coming to movie theaters around the world that welcomes viewers to become a human joystick as part of the big-screen viewing action right from their seat.

'Smartest' motorcycle helmet raises over $800,000 in one day

Indiegogo campaigns rarely reach massive levels of funding. However the hi-tech Skully AR-1 motorcycle helmet has broken all expectations and is one of the most popular projects the site has ever seen.
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The Schaft robot was actually able to use a hose properly, drive a vehicle and remove heavy debris from simulated accident zones. Japanese officials likely think they could win again at another Robot Olympics.
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DigitalJournal.com editor David Silverberg discussing on CBC the top tech successes and failures of 2010
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WholeWorldBand CEO John Holland was approached by a filmmaker friend curious to post a new short work, in order to have platform users to collaborate on its soundtrack. "It’s really down to the user and the artist to look at how they best utilize it and make the most of out of it.”
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An iPhone keyboard from ThinkGeek
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Audience members become their own human joystick gadgets in new interactive movie going fun
Audience members become their own human joystick gadgets in new interactive movie going fun
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Former CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs
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Images of the new iPad
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The Olympus-LS-20M pocketCam
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The LeapFrog system is designed to let kids play in several different ways.
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Manicure with IWNY hashtag
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In their early advertisements they show off the various ways kids can use the system.
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