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Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see …

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn plans to replace almost every human worker with robots

China’s iPhone factories are being automated<p>Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant behind Apple’s iPhone and numerous other major electronics devices, aims to automate away a vast majority of its human employees, according to a report from <i>DigiTimes</i>. Dai Jia-peng, the general manager of …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Why the State Department Is Worried About Donald Trump and His Tweets

When President-elect Donald Trump announced last week that he wanted ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state, many in the foreign policy establishment were worried. Aside from the fact that Tillerson has zero public service experience, his history of striking oil deals with …

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Brazil grapples with lynch mob epidemic: 'A good criminal is a dead criminal'

At the height of the Brazilian summer, New Year’s Eve celebrations in the northeastern city of Fortaleza attract hundreds of thousands of revellers to the beach. Further inland, in the impoverished neighborhood of Dias Macedo, residents gather in the streets to drink, set off fireworks and wait for …

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This Economic Theory Explains Why TV Viewership Is Shrinking--And How Competitors Sink One Another | Inc.com

Since its invention in 1927, television has been a staple of the American home. Interior decorators even base entire living room designs around the "boob tube". But technology and life rarely are still for long, and based on the most recent numbers reported by Nathan McAlone of <i>Business Insider</i>, …

Honda teases electric concept car with AI-powered emotions

The NeuV will be revealed at CES in January 2017<p>Honda has teased the first image of what looks to be an ambitious new concept car — an experimental vehicle dubbed the NeuV. The automaker will be showcasing the car at CES on January 5th and says it will be automated, electric, designed for …

Google helps humans evade CAPTCHA in update

Invisible ReCAPTCHA will use algorithms rather than input to determine whether you're bot or not.<p>Google is trying to do away with CAPTCHA. Well, not quite. It's trying to make CAPTCHA an undetectable user experience with a new system called Invisible ReCAPTCHA, which uses algorithms to determine …

North Korea 'hacks South's military cyber command'

<b>South Korea's military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have been breached by North Korea, the military has said.</b><p>A spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what data was accessed.<p>The North has …

Daimler may make electric cars in China to boost sales

Daimler may make batteries and Mercedes-Benz electric cars in China as part of a drive to manufacture more products locally and to try to boost sales, according to board member Hubertus Troska.<p>Sales of the German company's luxury cars in China have grown 28 percent so far this year after Mercedes …

In-Store Pickup Could Be Retail's Secret Weapon Against Amazon

It's time for traditional retailers to prove that one of their biggest advantages over Amazon can, in fact, deliver.<p>After last year stumbling through the first real test for in-store pickup, the retail service will come under even more pressure this holiday, as more Americans do their shopping …

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New battery technology charges smartphones in seconds and lasts for a week

Scientists at the University of Central Florida are working to patent the new technology.<p>Scientists have developed a new process for creating a …

Prepare Your Workforce for the Automation Age

The internet has dramatically changed the way companies operate. Massive data storage capacity, super-fast data transmission and mobility devices—along with slick application program interfaces—have left companies scrambling to adapt.<p>Today, innovations in digitization and robotization are quickly …

How to Create a Product (and Launch It) in Under a Week | Inc.com

<i>By Jonathan Long, founder of Market Domination Media.</i><p>The internet, combined with a well-thought-out online marketing strategy, has completely removed the barriers of entry when it comes to creating a product and launching it to an audience worldwide. In fact, you can do it in less than a week. I'd …

Trump to scrap Nasa climate research in crackdown on ‘politicized science’

Donald Trump is poised to eliminate all climate change research conducted by Nasa as part of a crackdown on “politicized science”, his senior adviser on issues relating to the space agency has said.<p>Nasa’s Earth science division is set to be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space, …

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Google taught artificial intelligence to encrypt messages on its own

A team at Google has built a system to show that artificial intelligence can build its own form of encryption. While not very complex currently, this research could set the table for encryption that gets stronger as hackers attempt to crack it.<p>To see if the artificial intelligence could learn to …

Artificial Intelligence

UI Animation. Microinteraction for Macroresult.

Microinteraction is one of the key things to care about in UI/UX design. They are, perhaps, the best proof that attention to small details is able to …

UI Design

Why a CVT Is Basically the Perfect Transmission

A dual-clutch gearbox is an automatic, and it isn't even the best one.<p>It was just over ten years ago that we lost my favorite automotive writer of all time, LJK Setright. A classical musician, law student, and accomplished photographer, Setright is probably best known for the forged-steel certainty …

The top 10 car tech innovations of 2015

There was a time when customers had to wait for the complete redesign of a vehicle to gain the latest tech features. However, with the ever-increasing convergence of the tech and automotive industries we've seen the rate of change accelerate at a rapid pace, meaning the features offered in one year …

Ten Little-Known Facts About the Mercedes-Benz 600

Historically owned by royalty, it has windows that will take your arm off, if you're not careful.<p>In addition to being a world-renowned authority on one of the most fascinating cars ever built, Karl Middelhauve, the Wisconsin man who makes his living restoring Mercedes-Benz's 600 Grosser limousine …

Lean Six Sigma Project Management Certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for the elderly to flipping burgers, according to a new study.<p>Robot doctors and lawyers? It’s a change …

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