Google predict self-driving cars will be on consumer driveways in around 3-5 years. However the insurance industry and regulators believe that’s a little optimistic. Find out more on Bloomberg.
Amazon have a won a patent up where users can sell their unwanted eBooks in their marketplace. Find out more on Techcrunch.
Just less than 2 years old, Google+ has soared to the number 2 spot of active users pushing Twitter below YouTube. Find out more at International Business Times
With no human input, supercomputer Iamus composes its own vision of an ideal musical score in less than a second. Here the whole piece at io9.
Forecasts by Forrester Research show both SAAS and data driven smart apps (i.e. apps used for business intelligence and decision making) is to grow faster than the overall software market. Find out more at Techcrunch.
Numerous innovations in the space industry will soon see holiday goers experience vacations literally out of this world. Find out more at Space.com.
Welcome news to iPhone users, Google releases its own maps app for the iOS with newly added (and missing) features. Find out more on Techcrunch.
With now over 140 million active users and 1 billion tweets every 2 ½ days, what topics captured the attention of eager tweeters the most in 2012? Find out on Twitter.
Researchers have found Google’s new app verification service identifies just 15% of known malware. Find out more at NC State University.
Inspired by water retaining desert beetles, a start up company are developing a water bottle that refills itself with nothing but air. Find out more at Living on Earth.