New printed chip could spark cheaper sensor networks

Thin Film Electronics ASA, a maker of disposable memory used in toys, has developed a way to add computing to its chips. This means it can offer thin, disposable tracking tags for a few cents apiece, providing a valuable component for the Internet of things.

Alan Kay: With the Tablet, Apple Will Rule the World

Alan Kay, credited with inventing the concept of the laptop in 1968, has been lambasting computer makers for not maximizing its potential ever since. One device might get close to even Kay’s high standards: The tablet computer that Apple is expected to unveil tomorrow.