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The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Decisions & Designs

Job security, steady income, foreseeable career path, savings, what do these all have in common?<p>Job security, steady income, foreseeable career path, savings, what do these all have in common? They are all just a few of the sacrifices one can expect when starting their own brand. The daunting task …

"Cyberlegs" hold promise for amputees

Tests on a new kind of bionic leg have recently started in Italy. The new devices are the result of the European project “Cyberlegs”, which combines artificial limbs with so-called wearable robots to enable amputees to walk with less effort and more naturally.<p>There are, in fact, two different kinds …

Why Startups Should Tread Carefully When Hiring A Growth Hacker

I’m the first person to admit that marketers need to reshape how they approach their craft. We are building businesses in a climate that relies heavily on the malleable ability to disrupt the norm. What “always worked” has become outdated and new ideas are needed.<p>“Growth hacking”—the process of …

How health IT falls short of its promise

In a recent op-ed in The New York Times, Robert M. Wachter, MD, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, a patient …

Google’s new Android Wear commercial has lots of fancy finger work

Google just released the full version of the Android Wear commercial launched just hours ahead Apple’s big Watch event from March 9.<p>While that clip was a quick 17 seconds, the full version extends over a minute and showcases Android Wear devices from Sony, Motorola, LG, Asus, and Samsung. Because …

Scientists Want To Trick The Gut Into Burning Fat Without Food

Forget the so-called "miracle" diet pills that claim to rev up metabolism.<p>Slowly but surely, we're entering a new era of clinically tested drugs to combat obesity; most of the newest ones try to do that by suppressing appetite. And while no one's giving up on old-fashioned diet and exercise to help …

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The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

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Is Apple planning its own search engine?

What is Apple Search? That's a question a lot of people will be asking over the coming months, after <i>Cult of Mac</i> spotted a job ad that references the as-yet-unknown service. The job summary calls for a project manager to work on "a search platform supporting hundreds of millions of users" and "play …

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Lumx-front-end framework based on AngularJS & Google Material Design

The first responsive front-end framework based on AngularJS & Google Material Design specifications.<br>LumX will help you to design beautiful …

ClassDojo Now Helps Teachers, Parents and Students Communicate Better

ClassDojo, a teaching aid platform designed for use in schools, has today updated its core offering to include a range of new features and the ability to keep parents better informed of progress.<p>Fully overhauled, the platform now provides a specifically tailored view for teachers, students and …

Facebook Unveils Another New App, This One for Groups

Groups is the fifth standalone app Facebook has unveiled since January.<p>Facebook is adding yet another standalone app to its mobile arsenal.<p>The social network announced Groups on Tuesday, an app dedicated to Facebook’s existing group messaging and sharing feature. Groups serve as mini social …

How to Keep Your Remote Team Accountable

<i>Michael DeFranco is the CEO and Founder of Lua.</i><p>Often times, budding entrepreneurs think the hardest part of starting a business is just that: Starting it. The simple act of biting the bullet and going it alone. Yet with most good businesses come future employees; and with every employee comes …

There is more to mobile web development than just HTML, Javascript and CSS

There are three main technology choices to consider when building apps for smart devices; web, native, and hybrid.<p>Web apps are built and deployed to …

Should Developers Switch to Android Studio?

Android Studio has become increasingly popular across Android developers and the open source community — so much, in fact, that many users are even …

Watch hackers attack each other in real-time

A US security company called Norse, which specialises in darknet monitoring, has built a real-time map that shows where cyber-attacks are being …

What Beauty Looks Like, From Argentina to Vietnam

Esther Honig sent an untouched image to Photoshop designers around the world. She had one request: "Make me look beautiful."<p>It started with a self-portrait. Esther Honig sent a photograph of herself, lit simply and shot from the shoulders up, to a designer in Sri Lanka. She sent a simple request …