Hybrid drones carry heavier payloads for greater distances sartup’s gas-electric engines may pave way for package delivery and human flight

Hybrid drones Startup’s: MIT alumnus Long Phan SM ’99, PhD ’12 is a technology innovator and entrepreneur with several engineering “firsts” under his belt. In the mid-1990s, Phan helped build the Draper Small Autonomous Aerial Vehicle, the world’s first fully autonomous helicopter. While working on Wall Street in the early 2000s, he became an early […]

Positive thinking:The negative side of positive thinking Study finds optimism may curb action

The negative side of positive thinking Study finds optimism may curb action Two Democratic fundraising emails were sent to supporters. In one version, the candidate was leading a closely contested race; in the other, he was trailing. Which email got more clicks and coaxed more donations?     Perhaps counterintuitively, the losing candidate’s message sparked […]

HP unveiled HP ElitePOS, versatile all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system, powered by Windows 10

The ElitePOS modernizes the retail POS device with an innovative, sleek modular design that supports use cases beyond checkout to help the retail and hospitality industries deliver a consistent and compelling experience. With options such as a receipt printer that integrates into the column stand and a magnetic stripe reader that can be built into […]

Virtual reality Mixed reality Augmented reality watch an animated guide

Virtual reality. Mixed reality. Augmented reality. What’s the difference, and how will blending the physical and digital worlds empower you to do things that were previously impossible? More importantly, how will all this affect our pants? Watch the latest episode of the Microsoft Story Labs animated series “Explanimators” below to learn everything you need to […]