Thanksgiving Day Tech Roundup

Posted by Prashanth Gopalan

We know you're going to be really busy on Thanksgiving today, but why pass up on your daily dose of sizzling hot tech news? Have both. Here are some top tech stories to get your grey matter rolling.

  • Human heart gets its own IP address. Yes, a Dutch firm revealed this week that by making the heart the centre of a new body area network (BAN), cell phones can pick up on abnormalities with the heart tissue and forward these woes to the a local doctor or physician. Electronic health on steroids.
  • Google develops a car that drives itself (video). Google and TU Braunschweig of Germany both developed vehicles that have succesfully test driven autonomously. They can drive, merge, stop, start and react to sudden hazards. They really should make it pick up your groceries too.
Company:
Microsoft Canada
Website:
http://www.microsoft.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them. We run our business in much the same way, and believe our seven core business units offer the greatest potential to serve our customers in the coming decade. more

Company:
Adobe
Website:
http://www.adobe.com
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States

Adobe helps people and businesses communicate better through its world-leading digital imaging, design, and document technology platforms for consumers, creative professionals, and enterprises. Adobe’s platform-driven approach is focused on providing more complete and innovative solutions for each of its customer segments than ever before. With its digital imaging and digital video software products, including... more

Company:
Google
Website:
http://www.google.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a first step to fulfilling that mission, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed a new approach to online search that took root in a Stanford University dorm room and quickly spread to information seekers around the globe. Google is now widely recognized as the world's largest search engine --... more

Company:
Amazon
Website:
http://www.amazon.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc., seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of... more


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Prashanth Gopalan

Prashanth Gopalan

Prashanth Gopalan is a freelance blogger based out of Waterloo and Toronto. When not blogging obsessively on Techvibes, he can be found opining on politics, current affairs, history, economics, business and everything in-between. Feel free to connect with him and drop him a line. He doesn't bite (at least not since he was three). more



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