Google Pushes To Keep Glass Legal In Cars

Lawmakers in New York and New Jersey — and others across the country — are pushing bills that would ban the use of wearable computers like Google Glass behind the wheel. But Google’s pushing back against the bill, launching a lobbying and publicity campaign to fight what they consider “misconceptions” about Glass — which include the idea that they’re distracting for drivers.

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Mind-music aims to revolutionize electronica

Two scientists from the Brainwave Music Project have developed technology that transforms brainwaves into music. Our brains perform this kind of “data mapping” almost constantly, but the software to harness it has only just been developed. These two innovators say the technology could make electronic music more accessible. But would you really want to listen to the music your brain makes?

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Public companies innovate to create greener products

HOST INTRO: Companies like Johnson & Johnson and General Electric are selling greener products to appeal to customers concerned about the environment. They say these products can serve their bottom line, but are just one piece in a push for better environmental practices. Claire Pires has the story. According to Trucost, an environmental data company, […]

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New generation of tech led by $19 billion Whatsapp

HOST: The social media industry’s buzzing this week over Facebook’s announcement it’s buying Whatsapp for $19 billion dollars. That’s a pretty big price tag for something that’s basically a cheaper version of a text message. At Social Media Week in Chelsea, it seemed these kinds of apps geared for smaller communications,  as opposed to the […]

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