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Businesses weigh a Google Glass ban, concerned that the wearable computers will be used to secretly film people.
Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20 gbps (bits per second).
An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal.
Flat screens and pedestrian pixel densities are so 20th century. Luckily, forward-thinking display designers are already working on an immersive, massively innovative future.
Google said Wednesday that it will reach out to "several thousand" people through Twitter and its Google+ social network to take part in its Explorer project for trying out its computerized eyewear.
Market research firm IDC expects display shipments to contract by 6 percent in 2013, though people who do buy monitors will go for larger screens.
Diff Displays is a multi-display system that "knows" when you're looking at one of your multiple monitors.
Molten, the Japanese maker of sporting equipment, is preparing to launch an outdoor scoreboard with a large display made from e-paper, as the technology continues to expand from electronic readers into the mainstream.
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said it was still negotiating a deal for greater cooperation with Sharp, despite the Japanese display maker securing a $110 million investment to supply LCD panels to rival Samsung Electronics.
'The screen really is that nice,' says the father of Linux.
Japan's Sharp has secured a US$110 million lifeline investment from Samsung Electronics, and agreed to become a major supplier of screens for the South Korean company's growing electronics empire.
This year's MWC may have been lacking in high-end smartphone launches. But the "W" stands for "world," and lower-cost models shown this week are needed to open up the mobile-phone market to more people globally.
Canon's new virtual reality eyewear is powered by a PC and beefier than Google Glass—but at 83 times the cost.