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Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How

Thousands of startups around the world finally have access to the world's most powerful startup accelerator.<p>Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners …

Startups

India's startup scene is getting a $1.5b shot in the arm this year

With over 4,200 startups, India is the third largest market for fledgling tech firms on the planet. The country saw these companies receive more than $9 billion in funding last year and active investors doubled to nearly 500.<p>Over the weekend, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled an action …

Startups

CES 2016: Desktop 3D printer uses paper, glue and razors

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1218000/1218381_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524638262_38233590407fec8524499ce8bf599252<p><b>A desktop 3D printer that uses paper, ink and glue to create highly detailed objects has been unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.</b><p>Mcor …

The Oculus Rift costs $599 and ships in March

Pre-orders are now open for the first Oculus Rift consumer virtual reality headset and the company finally revealed the all-important price: $599 (€699 in Europe and £499 in the UK). Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey knows that the long-term success or failure of the Rift depends a lot on that number, but …

TP-Link announces the 'world's first' 802.11ad router

Two days after Acer's announcement of the world's first 802.11ad laptop, and we now have a router that supports it. The TP-LINK Talon AD7200 is, obviously, the world's first 802.11ad router. What's 802.11ad? It's a 60GHz WiFi standard for that sits on top of the existing 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. It's …

Wi-Fi

Vidyo app allows you to record your iOS device’s screen without jailbreaking

It may not be available for long, but a new screen recording utility has appeared on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. The app, called Vidyo, costs $4.99 and allows users to record their device’s display by simulating an AirPlay Mirroring connection (via MacStories).<p>Because Viydo simulates an …

Film

It doesn’t matter how many resolutions I make: the next New Year always arrives before I’m ready to close the book on the previous year’s movies. …

Top 10

Nikon announces the D5, its new flagship DSLR camera

Three years after the D4 was born, Nikon's now introducing the highly anticipated successor to its flagship DSLR: the D5. Nikon says the camera is built for speed and accuracy, featuring an insane 153-point AF system, to help cover an extremely wide focus area. Inside, there's a full-frame …

Why is Einstein famous?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate.</i><p>Albert Einstein announced his greatest achievement, the general theory of …

Physics

5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kickstarter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was letting vendors of any size accept payment with a swipe of a card on a mobile …

Remote Controls

Net Neutrality and More: 2015 in Review

Internet

10 Videos from 2015 That Will Reaffirm Your Faith in Humanity

"I really needed this today."—You, all the time.<p>In 2015, certain presidential candidates *and* 7 million divorces and breakups upsetting the delicate ecosystem of celebrity romantic relationships happened, but in the end, it is the clumsy puppies the internet will remember. Here, (re)watch 10 of …

A Quick Tour Of Wearables In 2015

Wearables had a varied year in 2015, with a lot of hype and a few big winners streaking ahead of the field, leaving plenty of also-rans struggling to stand out.<p>It’s fair to say that the entire category is yet to prove whether it offers lasting utility or mere faddish novelty. The success of the …

Wearable Tech

Relive the Most Inspiring Moments of 2015

2015 is over, and many people are glad to see it go, if only for the symbolic feeling of starting over with the promise of a new year. But it's important to remember the good moments - and 2015 did have some big ones.<p>Our look back at the most inspiring videos and trends of 2015 documents everyday …

Year in Review: These were the 10 most important moves that Google made in 2015

2015 saw many announcements and developments within the Mountain View company. It was a big one. While we may not have seen as many of the flashy moonshot projects we’ve seen announced over the last few years, like Google Glass, Project Loon, Project Titan, and others, 2015 came with some big …

Sketch Hunt best posts of 2015

2015 Was a Big Year for Sketch App<p>Here’s our list of the coolest and the biggest (most viewed) posts.<p><i>From April, when Sketch Hunt started, through to</i> …

Movie Date's Best Films of 2015

Rafer and Kristen wrap up 2015 with their favorite films of the year.<b>Rafer's List</b>• Inside Out<br>• Clouds of Sils Maria<br>• The Revenant<br>• Mad Max: Fury Road<br>• Amy<br>• In …

Ten Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Space Images Of 2015

2015 has been a pretty awesome year for space exploration. It has seen the likes of the New Horizons flyby of Pluto, private enterprises making some …

Astronomy

Photos of the year 2015: Ingrid Bulmer

Our series showcasing some of the best work of 2015 by our team of talented photojournalists continues with Ingrid Bulmer's photos.<p>We will feature …

The Face of Ion Tiriac

It’s the face. When they talk about Ion Tiriac, they always talk about the face. He first entered tennis at the dawn of the Open Era, a Romanian …

2015 In Review - Best In Movies

Best of lists are always a subjective lot. They usually result in howls of protest or some kind of comment similar to, “____ is not on the list and …

Movies

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 10 fact-checks in 2015

Florida was center stage in the national political scene this year as several state residents ran for president.<p>PolitiFact Florida’s most popular …

Beauty: my 2015 winners

Pleasingly, it was the year of the comeback<p>While the shops sell off the dregs of the Christmas sparkle and prepare to re-rack with slightly weird pastels few of us know what to do with, it seems a good time to look back at my best – or favourite – finds of 2015.<p>Pleasingly, it was the year of the …

The 21 best money quotes of 2015

Here is our round-up of the most memorable money quotes of this year<p>This year saw the introduction of the pension freedoms, a major crackdown on landlords and numerous tax changes.<p>Below, we round up some of the most memorable quotes surrounding these issues, and also look at the best celebrity …

Ranking Real Madrid's Top 5 Players for 2015

Real Madrid won't look back upon 2015 fondly.<p>In a year in which Barcelona took all before them, capturing a historic treble on the way to five titles in total, their fierce rivals from the Spanish capital went empty-handed and endured frustration on nearly all fronts. Embarrassment, …

Astronomical milestones of 2015

The New Horizons mission to Pluto might get all the attention, but 2015 had plenty of other amazing space mission firsts — and lasts, as scientists …

Astronomy

Top Fifteen Movies Of 2015

2015 was truly a historic year for the motion picture industry, even though the most anticipated and highest grossing movie of the year didn't come …

Movies

The biggest tech trends of 2015

We asked Intel, PayPal and SAP what the important tech trends were in 2015, and what they expect to develop in 2016.<p>><br>• ><p>Intel customers using their …

Internet of Things