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Smart clothes peg pings your phone when there’s rain on the way

Peggy is a smart clothes-peg prototype that uses a number of sensors and local weather information to tell you when the washing is dry and ping you when rain’s on the way to prevent you drying the same load twice. … Continue reading

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Department of Transportation to NYC drivers: Let us spy on you for road study – New York Daily News

The city DOT wants New Yorkers to voluntarily hand over data generated by the way they drive, in an effort to solve traffic problems. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nydailynews.com The headline sounds sinister but I was thinking the same thing. … Continue reading

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Survey says: Drivers don’t want autonomous cars

Autonomous cars may be the future, but they might not be what consumers want, a new survey says. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.digitaltrends.com I think it can be taken as read that we all want safer cars. Hands up anyone … Continue reading

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Connecticut adds GPS tracking to 500 public transit buses – StateScoop

Gov. Dannel Malloy is launching a new plan to bring real-time GPS tracking to hundreds of public buses. Sourced through Scoop.it from: statescoop.com Once again I started asking myself why they have waited till now, but this is just a … Continue reading

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IT firm alleges Domino’s Pizza stole its GPS tracking technology – The Australian Financial Review

A Sydney IT firm has claimed Domino’s Pizza Enterprises stole the technology used in its GPS tracking system that allows customers to follow their pizza from store to door. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.afr.com This is a really tough topic. … Continue reading

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Minister to promote NZ as ITS test-bed – Voxy

Transport Minister Simon Bridges will promote New Zealand as a test bed for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and new investments through a range of meetings in the USA and Japan this week. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.voxy.co.nz This is great … Continue reading

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Best new mobile apps for iOS, Android – Digital Spy UK

Best new mobile apps for iOS, Android Digital Spy UK Each week, Digital Spy rounds up the biggest mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. Source: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk Train spotting rises to a new high and I’m sure there are plane … Continue reading

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What Would Google Do?

One of my favourite reads over the last couple of years has been Jeff Jarvis’ book entitled What Would Google Do? Given their phenomenal and ongoing success Google continue to innovate and reinvent themselves. This is something that most companies … Continue reading

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