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The fuzzy lines between science fiction and science fact. Digital innovation, the rise of mobile, gaming and other tech innovations like 3D printing continue to fuel start ups around the world and change the face of business forever.
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Elon Musk’s Tesla offers to acquire Elon Musk’s SolarCity for $2.8B

Elon Musk’s Tesla offers to acquire Elon Musk’s SolarCity for $2.8B | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
The great Elon Musk empire is uniting. Today his electric car and battery company Tesla announced its offer to acquire his solar panel installation company..
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Very interesting indeed.

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U.K. entrepreneurs react to Brexit vote

U.K. entrepreneurs react to Brexit vote | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
The UK’s tech community has reacted to today’s Brexit vote. The results, announced early this morning, saw 48.1% of voters asking to remain in the European Union (EU), whilst the remaining 51.9% voted for a Brexit. The news comes after various surveys conducted across the industry showed the tech sector’s overall support for remaining within the EU.
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Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
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In a recent interview at the Code Conference in California, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk suggested we are living inside a computer s
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We are al in the matrix?

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26 Disruptive Tech Trends for the Rest of the Decade

26 Disruptive Tech Trends for the Rest of the Decade | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Each year at this time, I read all of the predictions for the new year plus the “top X” lists wrapping out the previous year. Add to that the first week of chaos that is CES and all of the new tech
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A good article looking into the future of disruptive trends.


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How Technology is Taking Over Our Lives Illustrated by Artist Jean Jullien

How Technology is Taking Over Our Lives Illustrated by Artist Jean Jullien | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Wonderful observational illustrations critiquing our addiction to technology by French artist Jean Jullien. Jullien studied at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art and is currently based in London. More images below!                 … Continue reading →
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Love it!

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Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence

Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Here is how to develop the attitude you need to succeed.
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Great article well worth a read.

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This device uses Wi-Fi to see through walls

This device uses Wi-Fi to see through walls | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Being able to see through walls is definitely a superpower I would pay to have. And while it's not entirely possible yet, researchers at MIT's Computer Sci
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In Takeover of EMC, Dell Makes Ambitious Bet

In Takeover of EMC, Dell Makes Ambitious Bet | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
In buying EMC, Dell is betting that the huge acquisition will help one of the best-known names in computing keep up with its rapidly evolving industry.
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Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons?

Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons? | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Picking a programming language to learn can be a stressful task. The trendy language at any given time isn't necessarily one that anyone will care about in a..
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An interesting article from Techcrunch looking at the Programming languages most often used at Hackathons. 

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App designer Anvitha Vijay, 7, takes out $10,000 prize

App designer Anvitha Vijay, 7, takes out $10,000 prize | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
e Prize $10,000 Media Kit a
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Your never to young to create at App. Well done Anvitha!

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A Rare Look Inside A Massive Bitcoin Mine

A Rare Look Inside A Massive Bitcoin Mine | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Bitcoin mining is not a pretty business. It requires lots of specialized servers that are essentially unusable for normal computing and lots of cooling. But..
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Fascinating video from within a Chinese Bitcoin Mine. 

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Elon Musk uses this ancient critical-thinking strategy to outsmart everybody else

Elon Musk uses this ancient critical-thinking strategy to outsmart everybody else | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Before he was a world-changing entrepreneur, Elon Musk was on track to become a physicist — even starting an applied physics Ph.D. at Stanford University. But while he dropped out of the program af...
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Often breaking a problem down to its most simple elements arrives you at the best solution. Aristotle is still remembered  2300 years after his death and not by accident. A good read.

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How 'Metal Gear Solid' Helped Turn An Amputee Into A Maker

How 'Metal Gear Solid' Helped Turn An Amputee Into A Maker | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
James Young's bionic arm will be Bluetooth-enabled, with a screen to control his electronics. It has a laser and a torch, and it can fly drones. But it has trouble picking up a grocery basket.
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Inspiration can come from anywhere.

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Eight Signs That You're Smarter Than Average

Eight Signs That You're Smarter Than Average | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
This infographic from Business Insider shows some of the behaviors and traits that research has suggested are associated with a higher level of intelligenc
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What will be the top 10 tech trends for 2016?

What will be the top 10 tech trends for 2016? | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it

InterstAlways a good read, so we figured we’d flag: tech ‘dealmaker’ GP Bullhound has released its annual report predicting the top 10 technology trends for 2016. The London-born firm has made its research report available online for free, so download the PDF now and check it out.

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Interesting thoughts here.

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Jaguar creates ‘Actual Reality’ prank

Jaguar invited people to experience the only virtual reality simulation worthy of the F-TYPE. One that turned out to be not-so-virtual. Watch their reactions...
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This is very cool, where do you sign up? 

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Facing threat of extinction: How pro services can compete in the age of AI

Facing threat of extinction: How pro services can compete in the age of AI | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Alastair is president at Huddle. The professional service industry — any third-party consultancy or support service that helps businesses operate better — is massive. In the United States the professional service industry is comprised of almost 20 million people, which is roughly 13 percent of the total American workforce. Those 13 percent are in grave danger, finding themselves…
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A very interesting article and a real sign of the times ahead.

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Why Cisco paid $700 million for this guy's company after buying his last one for $3 billion

Why Cisco paid $700 million for this guy's company after buying his last one for $3 billion | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Cisco announced its plans to buy a...
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Oracle's Amazon-killer might really be six months away

Oracle's Amazon-killer might really be six months away | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
At Oracle's enormous customer conference held...
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This fight will be interesting to watch, we wonder if Oracle will land many punches.

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To innovate, scientists and engineers find inspiration in the arts | ZDNet

To innovate, scientists and engineers find inspiration in the arts | ZDNet | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
In the innovation field, a rebirth of Renaissance thinking is brewing. Scientists and engineers are engaging with the arts to think creatively--an evident trend at the recent PopTech conference.
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Inspiration for innovation can literally come from anywhere.

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Infographic: Uber Becomes the World's Most Valuable Startup

This chart shows the world's most valuable startups as of August 2015.
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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?

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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?

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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?

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The Rise Of Micro Startup Acquisitions

The Rise Of Micro Startup Acquisitions | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Recent news of Pinterest acquiring a two-person startup was probably a head scratcher for most of you. It shouldn’t be. Along with Kosei, Hike Labs was a..
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An interesting trend and an ideal way for startups to accelerate their growth. Who knows this may happen to Clinch. *waves hands - over here!*

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The Four Horsemen: Future Of Digital Business | Digital Buzz Blog

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A fantastic 15 minute, 90 slide video regarding the future of Digital business and the prospects for the four big players, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.


Fascinating stuff.


The prospect of Amazon and Apple particularly interesting. 

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Software defined networking – still more concept than reality? | Information Age

Software defined networking – still more concept than reality? | Information Age | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Software-defined networking (SDN) is increasingly being hailed as the ‘next big thing’ after cloud computing. But, like cloud, is it going to take years before it is widely adopted?
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Very interesting article on Software-defined Networking (SDN) - I wonder when the technology will catch up to the hype?

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