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Wallpaper of the Week by Nina Geometrieva

The wallpaper of this week is an image created by Nina Geometrieva a visual designer based in Singapore. Nina's work is simply amazing and this …

Apple collects a flock of patents today

Today is Patent-palooza for the patent-generating machine otherwise known as Apple, as 46 of its patents were granted and published. In this batch, what kinds of innovations interest the Colossus from Cupertino?<p>The unlocking-a-device patent stands out, particularly because Apple is accusing Samsung …

Google slashes Google Drive storage pricing, offers 1TB for $9.99

Google is cutting the monthly cost of extra storage for Google Drive today. Users always receive 15GB for free, but they can now jump up to 100GB for $1.99, down from the previous price of $4.99. Perhaps the most appealing option is the 1TB tier, which has fallen from $49.99 each month all the way …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Biotechnology

Study: Entrepreneurs Over 50-Years-Old Struggle With Innovation | Inc.com

It might sound like a stereotype, but new data shows it to be true: Older entrepreneurs struggle to do cool, new stuff.<p>That's the finding from France's NEOMA Business School, which studied nearly 70,000 entrepreneurs from more than 60 countries over a seven-year period.<p>The study's results mirrored …

Entrepreneurship

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Facebook launches internet.org to boost global web access

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is to head up a new global partnership with the aim of making internet access available to the next 5 billion people.<p>Known as internet.org, the partnership will work to develop joint projects, share knowledge, and mobilise industry and governments to bring …

Internet

Why AOL Just Spent $405 Million on Adapt.tv

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>AOL just spent more than it paid for The Huffington Post to nab a company you've never heard of that …

Biomeme Wants To Turn Your iOS Device Into A Disease-Detecting Mobile DNA Lab

There’s a vast, vast sea of the smartphone accessories out there that are designed to solve first-world problems (do we honestly need another bottle opening case?), but here’s one that aspires to change the rest of the world. The folks at Dreamit Ventures-backed Biomeme have developed a device that …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Geometric Japanese-inspired Jewelry from Nylon Sky

UK jewelry brand Nylon Sky, currently based between London and Barcelona, began in 2010 with a love of geometric patterns and laser cutting. Evolving …

Locket pays you pennies a day to cover your Android lock screen with ads

It turns out you <i>can</i> make money by wasting time on your smartphone. Locket is a new Android app that places advertisements on your phone's lock screen and rewards you for swiping through for more information. Once you've downloaded and installed Locket, it requests three pieces of information; your …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …