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Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset and Cortana. 21 January 2015Last updated at 15:23 ET By Leo Kelion Technology desk editor WATCH: HoloLens blends 3D transparent graphics with the real world Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will bring its voice-controlled assistant Cortana to PCs.

Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset and Cortana

It also unveiled a headset that it said would one day project the operating system over views of the real world. In addition, the firm announced that the OS upgrade would be offered free of charge for devices running Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Phone. Samsung Establishes Lab To Focus On Drones, Unmanned Vehicles, Virtual Reality, And Other Innovative Technologies. Samsung has created its own innovative laboratory that will focus entirely on developing projects that center of future technologies, such as drones, driver-less vehicles, robotics, 3D printing, virtual reality, and robotic telepresence.

Samsung Establishes Lab To Focus On Drones, Unmanned Vehicles, Virtual Reality, And Other Innovative Technologies

(Photo : Kārlis Dambrāns) Samsung wants to widen its consumer electronic horizons far beyond smartphones and is looking to invest heavily in future technologies that it believes will be more responsive to the needs of the consumer. South Korean media reports say Samsung has established a new research lab that focuses solely on projects involving virtual reality, drones, unmanned vehicles, robotic telepresence, 3D printing, and more. Want Google’s modular Android phone? Find a food truck in Puerto Rico. Google's modular Project Ara smartphone still isn't a thing you can buy, but over the last year or so it has moved from idea on paper to dummy prototype to actual working prototype.

Want Google’s modular Android phone? Find a food truck in Puerto Rico

Today, at its Project Ara Module Developers Conference in Mountain View, Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group shared some more information on Ara and when we might expect to see phones in the wild. Google's first test market for the first Ara phone will apparently be Puerto Rico, a US territory chosen because of its "diverse mobile user base," the fact that many of those users' cell phones are their primary means of Internet access, and because its free trade zones would make it easier to get modules. Microsoft's HoloLens headset is a holographic display for Windows 10.

World Internet Users Statistics and 2014 World Population Stats. The size of the World Wide Web (The Internet) How Big is the Internet? Over 13 years ago, we released a study that revealed search engines were missing the vast majority of content online in a portion of the Internet called the Deep Web.

How Big is the Internet?

Adayoftheinternet_info.png (PNG Image, 840 × 3700 pixels) - Scaled (27%) Do You Know How Big the Internet Really Is? [Infographic] 25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday. 1 The importance of "permissionless innovation" The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables permissionless innovation.

25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

This stems from two epoch-making design decisions made by its creators in the early 1970s: that there would be no central ownership or control; and that the network would not be optimised for any particular application: all it would do is take in data-packets from an application at one end, and do its best to deliver those packets to their destination. Untitled. The size of the World Wide Web (The Internet)

Mobile Internet - Statistics & Facts. As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4 percent.

Mobile Internet - Statistics & Facts

In 2017, figures suggest that more than 90 percent of internet users will access online content through their phones. Mobile internet usage has worked its way into the daily life of smartphone and tablet users, enabling consumers to access information and share their lives on the go. Mobile social networks and apps are increasingly popular during everyday activities and social events. This constant connectedness to social networks is perpetuated by the fear of missing out. According to recent studies, 56 percent of U.S. social networkers suffer from FOMO. Mobile devices and internet also influence the way consumers interact with media and has many further implications for TV ratings, advertising, mobile commerce and more. The usage of mobile devices for shopping activities has also become increasingly popular. This text provides general information. Internet Access – Households and Individuals 2014. How the internet of things can encourage business collaboration.

The Internet of Things (IoT) holds great promise for effortlessly enabling complex enterprise scenarios.

How the internet of things can encourage business collaboration

For the uninitiated, the IoT is the idea that inexpensive sensors and ubiquitous internet connectivity will allow the products and appliances we interact with on a daily basis to become smart. The number of possible scenarios in enterprise to which this can be advantageous is huge. There’s only one catch. Internet of things: Connect your TV, home, even your body, to the internet. But beware hackers. You may have noticed that there’s a lot of talk about the “internet of things” – things that aren’t computers but with connectivity, such as appliances and sensors.

Internet of things: Connect your TV, home, even your body, to the internet. But beware hackers

Think of an internet-connected lightbulb, thermostat, door lock, washing machine or oven you can control from inside or outside your house. Internet of things. What is Internet of Things (IoT)? - Definition from WhatIs.com. The Internet of Things (IoT) is an environment in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

What is Internet of Things (IoT)? - Definition from WhatIs.com

IoT has evolved from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the Internet. The concept may also be referred to as the Internet of Everything. In this Insider guide, InfoSec pros will learn about the risks related to the IoT and what they can do to mitigate them. A thing, in the Internet of Things, can be a person with a heart monitor implant, a farm animal with a biochip transponder, an automobile that has built-in sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low -- or any other natural or man-made object that can be assigned an IP address and provided with the ability to transfer data over a network. Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. Share Smart Machines Deep analytics applied to an understanding of context provide the preconditions for a world of smart machines.

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

This foundation combines with advanced algorithms that allow systems to understand their environment, learn for themselves, and act autonomously. Prototype autonomous vehicles, advanced robots, virtual personal assistants and smart advisors already exist and will evolve rapidly, ushering in a new age of machine helpers. Technology Trends Blog. Tech Trends 2015.