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3D print your own jewelry? This startup says yes

Brian Park was a product manager for social video game company Zynga for a year and a half before he saw opportunity knocking in a field in which he …

This tiny 16-lens camera produces 52 megapixel photos

It's only the size of a smartphone, but Light's L16 "multi-aperture computational camera" houses an array of 16 individual camera units, each with …

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

Daniel Faggella Contributor<p>Daniel Faggella is founder of TechEmergence, a news and advice website for entrepreneurs and investors interested in the intersection of technology and the mind.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Google, Baidu and the race for an edge in the global speech recognition …

Sony has a new crowdfunding website for employee projects

Last year, Sony revealed a business program that encouraged employees to develop the most innovative ideas they can think of in an effort to find new hits. Now, the company has launched a crowdfunding <i>and</i> e-commerce platform called "First Flight" for products that come out of that project. While its …

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Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

The easiest 1 series camera to imagine people buying<p>Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and …

For Some Hardware Startups, Y Combinator Gives Boost Beyond Crowdfunding

From "smart" grills to Bluetooth luggage, the Internet of Things is now most definitely a thing at Y Combinator.<p>Tech startup accelerator Y Combinator is usually associated with the software bigs: Dropbox, Airbnb, Reddit, Stripe and Twitch are just a handful of well-known companies backed by YC.<p>And …

After 3 Years And $64M In Seed Funding, Onshape Launches The Mother Of All Products

Behind every product is a product, almost invariably a computer-aided design (CAD) software package known as Solidworks. If you are a designer and want to draft a belt buckle for a new handbag, you have to use this software to carefully extrude the metal contours so that it is ready for …

Citymapper Redesign Makes Finding the Right Bus Easier

Transit trip planner, Citymapper just redesigned its mobile apps to make getting around town that much easier.<p>Citymapper 5.0 for iOS and Android now allows users quickly swipe between the mapping feature, nearby transit items like buses, bike share and ferries and their departure time, and the City …

Apps

Beam is an Android-powered projector that fits into a light socket

We’ve certainly seen some awesome projectors in the tech world lately, but none quite like this. The Beam smart projector is powered by your Android device, and has a ton of functionality like waking you up in the morning with the latest news, showing you your social updates when you come home, and …

Gear & Gadgets

This app concept is Tinder for binge-watchers

The "Tinder for X" trend continues unabated. Feel free to groan, but with a morbid sense of curiosity. Today, the app concept that wants to be the next new thing calls itself Binger, because if love isn't built on a foundation of drunken hookups you only <i>kind</i> of regret, then surely it's about …

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Anki announces the next generation of its A.I. racing game, and it’s awesome

Your robot cars can now jump<p>Anki, whose racing game powered by artificial intelligence has seen surprising success, is announcing the sequel today at the New York Toy Fair. Anki Overdrive, which will go on sale in September, adds brand-new cars, a modular track, and bridges that make races …

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Whether you work, play, study or shop on the Web, your browsing activity should be private and your transactions secure from hackers. Anonymizer takes care of all that so you can browse without a worry in the world, on your desktops and mobile devices.<p>Anonymizer’s easy to use apps let you use its …

Can 3-D Printed Homes Help Solve Homelessness?

A new project will print homes for charity–if it can get funding.<p>The best way of solving homelessness, many advocates argue, is just to give people homes. Though it sounds simplistic–and expensive–a “housing first” policy in places like Utah and Boston actually saves the government money. Now a …

Want Your Cookies To Look Really Fancy? Try This 3D Printer

Behind on your holiday baking? Maybe a 3D printer would help.<p>Natural Machines, a Barcelona-based startup, has created a 3D printer for food, called the "Foodini." It won't do all the work necessary to make a batch of cookies, but it at least helps with assembly, giving non-experts a way to make …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

Pitch Your Startup On TechCrunch Radio On Sirius XM

After a highly successful 6-week pilot, and a brief hiatus, TechCrunch Radio on Sirius XM is returning and settling in for a much longer stay. We’ll be returning very soon for our usual hour-long show on Sirius XM 102 Indie, and like usual, we’ll be holding our rapid-fire startup pitch-off.<p>If …

17 of The Best Tools to Get Your Content Its Largest Audience

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re creating useful, actionable, epic content, everyone deserves to see it.<p>So how do you get your hard work and effort seen by the largest audience possible?<p>We’ve considered that question often at Buffer, as we try to maximize our content so …

'Build It & They Will Come' No Longer Works for Mobile Apps

<i>Jordan Wright is the co-founder & CEO of Comfy, an Austin startup changing the way university students find housing.</i><p>“Build it and they will come” hasn’t worked in app stores for years. In today’s crowded app stores, you must put in the elbow grease to help your app show in top results. Only then …

Google Play Music, you’re looking pretty fine with your new visualizer

While Spotify and Taylor Swift continue to duke it out, Google Play Music is surprised and delighted its users by releasing a new music visualizer today.<p>The new “Particles” visualizers makes a beautiful colored smoke dance around on your screen to the rhythm of the song playing at the moment.<p>To …

Edward Snowden documentary reveals more about the new leak source (update: New Yorker interview)

The US government insisted that there was a second source leaking intelligence data besides Edward Snowden, and we now have some extra evidence to support this claim. Laura Poitras' just-launched documentary covering the Snowden leaks, <i>Citizenfour</i>, reveals that this mysterious tipster is both higher …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

Pope OKs protecting Iraq minorities, wants UN OK

Here's another 'PlayStation Phone' that Sony could have made

Sony may have given up on its Xperia Play, but Chinese gaming companies 78point and Much think there's still a demand for Android phones with built-in gaming buttons and joysticks. Funnily enough, both brands ended up sourcing their hardware from the same OEM, which is why 78point's P01 and Much's …

The Time Is Ripe for Elected Leaders to Come Out for Marijuana Legalization

The New York Times made history last weekend when they became the first national paper to call for marijuana legalization. What makes the news so huge is not only their position, but the passion and space they are giving to the issue. In addition to the lead editorial, "Repeal Prohibition, Again", …

Launching Indie Games on Xbox One Can Cost up to $5,000

Insurance and localization fees add up for developers.<p><b>UPDATE</b> A Microsoft spokesperson issued us with the following statement regarding costs for …

Legendary British newsreel collection is now free to watch

British Pathé's entire collection of newsreels is now available for free on YouTube. The 85,000 videos showcase 80 years in global events, ranging from the historically significant to the downright weird. The repository includes newsreels from the First and Second World Wars, footage of the 1937 …

The darknet just got its first black market search engine

The network of sites known as the darknet, only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser, resembles the early internet in many ways — including being difficult to navigate. Most users get around by clicking from link to link, accessing pages like "The Hidden Wiki" that list popular site …