The latest stretchable electronics need to make a faster transition to patients, and this new work could help.
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I’m MIT Technology Review's chief correspondent, keeping an eye most often on the world of information and communication technologies—and asking my kids when I don’t understand what’s going on. Recent projects have taken me to Kenya to write about mobile-phone-based health initiatives, and Germany to explore how they’ll ramp up renewable power while closing down nuclear plants. My 2008 feature on the Obama campaign’s social-networking operation was selected for The Best Technology Writing 2009.
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A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
A new tool roots out ads that are too easy for users to accidentally click.
Developers and designers are now building apps for Google’s smart watch platform.
Cellular networks guzzle electricity and diesel fuel, but researchers are showing how new versions could be cleaner but still reliable.
If Netflix has to pay tribute to Comcast, then shouldn’t Comcast pay tribute to cloud storage firms?
New cars will soon come with high-bandwidth connections and app stores.
An info-war is under way as websites are blocked and telecom cables to Crimea are mysteriously cut.
Device-makers align around a wireless charging technology that works through tables to charge multiple devices—and it’s expected in products later this year.
At Mobile World Congress, a preview of a central way to manage washing machines, parking meters, and glucose sensors.