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Oculus VR for Therapy; Cyberinsecurity; iCloud Bug; Foxconn Eyes India

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 3:16 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Oculus Virtual Reality Headset Finds Medical Uses Virtual Reality (VR) is great for gaming, but Jennifer Patterson, a University of Pittsburgh engineering student, used the Oculus prototype software to help treat soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. And she hopes her effort might show doctors and therapists the benefits of technology for […]

Tech Sightings, September 11, 2014

Posted September 11th, 2014 at 2:46 pm (UTC-4)
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Google Buys High-Tech Spoon Manufacturer It’s not an ordinary spoon. Lift Labs’s high-tech spoon accounts for tremors and makes it easier for people suffering from neurodegenerative disease to eat. The company, along with some of its employees, will join Goggle’s Life Sciences division. Bank of England Sees Bitcoin Fraud Risk, Deflation Danger The Bank of […]

Tech Sightings, September 10, 2014

Posted September 10th, 2014 at 2:45 pm (UTC-4)
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Botnet Twists the Knife in iCloud Security After stealing pictures of nude celebrities from Apple’s iCloud accounts, hackers are now using a botnet – Kelihos botnet – to send their victims emails, purportedly from Apple, asking them for ID information to address alleged iTunes purchases . Printable Solar Panels May Be Coming to a Device […]