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Analytics Firm App Annie Raises $63 Million in Series E Funding

App Annie, the nearly six-year-old, San Francisco-based app analytics firm that long ago became the first stop for developers, investors, and journalists looking to better understand app rankings and trends, has raised $63 million in Series E funding in “mostly equity” and debt, says cofounder and …

Dashlane's overhauled multi-platform password manager is now easier on the eyes

Dashlane’s password manager has been updated today for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android devices to bring a consistent look and feel across platforms, as well as introducing a few other tweaks and new features.<p>Among the updates Dashlane 4 offers users are new viewing options (grid or list) and a ‘Quick …

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Walmart Simple Text Could Be Walmart’s Version Of Magic

One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one of these things. At the Disrupt Hackathon, we’re learning quite a bit. An early trend is SMS. Surprise!<p>There’s Magic, …

Cocoa, fruit and tea can help keep heart healthy, study says

Substances found in cocoa, fruit and tea could help healthy people keep their heart and circulation in good working order as they get older, according to researchers in Germany.<p>Healthy middle-aged people who consumed two flavanol drinks a day had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels than a …

High Blood Pressure

Fancy new smart lock can see who’s at your door

Electrics giant Westinghouse is getting into the connected-home game, and its first offering is a smart lock that looks like it should be seeing if it can’t lock down a stabilizer in a <i>Star Wars</i> X-Wing.<p>The Nucli (which is pronounced “new-klee” and not “nuck-lee,” regardless of how your brain sees …

European VC firm Lakestar launches new $400M fund for local and U.S. startups

Europe’s Lakestar has announced a fresh €350 million ($400 million) fund, as the Guernsey-based venture capital (VC) firm looks to plow more cash into European and U.S. startups.<p>Founded and chaired by European VC Klaus Hommels, who was an early investor in Skype, Spotify, Facebook, and other …

Pigeon.ly, A Startup Focused On Serving The U.S. Prison Population, Joins Y Combinator

Ever since he was a teenager, Frederick Hutson has had a knack for business. When he was 19, he built a window-tinting business that he then turned around and sold for $50,000.<p>At 21, he saw his friends struggling with an illegal marijuana business and figured out how to efficiently traffic the drug …

No inventory? No problem! Dropshipping offers retail without storage

Tapiture, a Pinterest competitor, doesn't just show you stuff you might like. In many cases, it lets you buy that stuff as well.<p>Aside from some …

eCommerce

Zuckerberg’s advice for entrepreneurs: ‘What ends up mattering is the stuff you get right’

Yesterday at a live town hall, Facebook CEO and professional T-shirt model Mark Zuckerberg took questions from around the world, answering a few inquiries about his advice for new entrepreneurs. His response was really quite elegant: “What ends up mattering is the stuff you get right.”<p>Zuckerberg …

Salient Eye (Android) review: Salient Eye is the simplest of home security solutions - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Salient Eye is impressively easy to setup and use. Also, it's free.<p><b>The Bad</b> Salient Eye is for Android users only and about as bare bones as it gets -- you won't find many advanced security camera features here.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> As far as free theft-deterrent and motion-notification systems …

Home Security

Dashlane can now change all your passwords with a single click, and it's amazing

A feature we have been waiting for forever<p>Dashlane, the subscription-based password management service, is introducing a feature today that ought to become standard in every product like it: the ability to change all your passwords with a single click, including accounts with two-factor …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Homeboy Review: A Motion-Detecting Home Security Camera

Cameras that clip to your body, cameras you strap to your face, cameras for your own personal flying machines, cameras for just about every occasion. Cameras are everywhere, and it seems you can’t do anything without your actions being captured for posterity.<p>While some may argue that the ubiquity …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

Curious Launches Categories, Courses, And A Crafting App For Mobile

Curious, the video-enabled tutoring and teaching service for anyone who thinks that curiosity may be bad for cats but great for people, is launching some new features, a new crafting app, and a wholly redesigned website.<p>The company’s site now is organized into categories and courses for the massive …

Florida police trial James Bond-style vehicle tracking darts

A James Bond-style GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida is enabling officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.<p>The device shoots a dart at a target car, which once attached can be tracked via a secure website, says Officer Paul …

Samsung’s Gear S is the first third-party smartwatch to get Nike+

The Samsung Gear S was only announced earlier this week and it’s already compiling a nice library of apps. Samsung announced on Friday that a Nike+ …