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Serial entrepreneur Jud Bowman recently offered some insight into where his latest startup, Sift, is headed. Although Sift is still in "stealth mode," Bowman discussed some intriguing features, such as an "App-trap."
Backed by grants from the National Science Foundation, the state of North Carolina and the North Carolina State University Daugherty Endowment Fund, Raleigh startup LUMEOVA says its patent-pending wireless technology will boost WIFi speeds. With billions of devices utilizing wireless, LUMEOVA believes it can help ensure networks can handle the growing load. The company is among the startups presenting at CED Tech Venture.
Today (Friday, July 29) is the last chance to get a discount price for the Internet Summit in Raleigh November 16-17. Companies and speakers on the agenda include: Hulu, Moz, Marketing Profs, Airbnb,Red Hat, the Daily Show, Salesforce, Walgreens, AOL, Bitly, comedian Rainn Wilson, Ann Handley.
Grant Thornton is calling for nominations to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 (NC100) program, which recognizes the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina, including Innovator and Technologist of the Year.
Moogfest 2016 has wrapped and Downtown Durham is returning to normal after a weekend of techies roaming the streets looking for action. They found plenty, with interactive art installations - free for all - in every plaza, DJs spinning non-stop in local nightclubs and parks, and future technology being discussed and demonstrated all over town.
Will our "robot overlords" someday become creative enough to make music and art humans appreciate? The folks at Moogfest from Google Brain's Magenta project say that what they're really up to is using machine learning to create new tools artists can use to enhance their own expression.
The connection between the sound system used in the ancient Roman Coliseum and modern technology is closer than you might think, said music and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier at Moogfest Saturday afternoon.
Are we doomed if we don't become transhuman? Does an immortal creature exist now? Or iis our future limited only by our ability to imagine it?
What is the next step in virtual reality technology? It's "mixed reality," the merger of virtual reality with the real world, according to R. Benjamin Knapp, PhD, director of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) at Virginia Tech during the "How Close Can We Get to a Holodeck event at Moog fest Friday morning.
Research Triangle Park needs to become "a mashup of Tomorowland and the Magic Kingdom," Bob Geolas, president and CEO the Research Triangle Park Foundation told the audience at the Moogfest Future Cities panel discussion Thursday afternoon.
The East Coast Game Conference kicks off today with some big news: Gamers at Wake Tech can now earn BA degrees at Peace College. Meanwhile, on the gaming front, virtual reality (VR) will be a major theme at ECGC,which is adding several new features this year.