New re-ordering device reduces need to ever leave the house again with a one-touch button for when products run out Have you ever been stuck on the toilet with no toilet roll? An end to that nightmare
If you have a penchant for dressing up numbers and stats in infographics, you’ve maybe come across Infogr.am over the past few years. In a nutshell, the Latvian startup delivers a user-friendly WYSIWYG
When they find a bug, they get paid. The more bugs they find, the more they are invited in to hack ever-more sensitive parts of a company's network. They hack companies like Google, Dropcam, Pinterest,
With predictive analytics, Amazon can figure out what you'll buy next, Netflix knows what you'll watch next and Target can guess if you're pregnant. In the world of venture capitalism, some firms have
The smart thermostat space is plenty competitive nowadays, and securing an exclusive and high-profile retail partner seems the go-to sales strategy. Over the past few months, we've seen Nest buddy up npower
Google’s latest moonshot could revolutionize the way we move stuff from point A to point B. As Google [X]’s Captain of Moonshots Astro Teller puts it, “Project Wing aspires to take a big chunk of the friction
Amazon and Google, having evolved well beyond their respective beginnings as on online bookstore and a web search engine, are now expanding in ways that bring them closer to becoming direct competitors.
Pre-orders start in South Korea this week LG is continuing to push OLED TV technology with the announcement that it'll be the first company in the world to ship 4K models. 65-inch and 77-inch 4K OLED will
Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.
The Colors of Motion is a beautiful, interactive experiment that looks at the use of colors in movies, showing them off in a way that you’d usually never see. The Matrix in color Built by interaction Charlie
New research from MIT reckons that robots controlling human tasks in manufacturing is not only more efficient than flesh-and-blood middle-management, but preferred by people that do the work too. Automation
Robo Brain isn’t exactly feasting on the internet. That implies a level of choice, or agency. What’s happening to Robo Brain is closer to force-feeding, as researchers from four different universities
For the nearly the last ten years, Mike Farmer has been trying to unseat Google from its perch as the king of search. Now, four years in to his second search startup, Farmer thinks he may have found the
How a new hire hints at an unfolding strategy. Big data startup Hortonworks just announced an interesting hire. The company says it has tapped Brian Marshall, a analyst with the researcher firm ISI, as
Since Google has some stake in 23andMe, you can be certain the genomics will be a major focus of Calico's investigations. Genetics too are known to play a role in disease and factors that influence longevity.
ChangeTip is hoping to drive mass adoption of micropayments on the web by using Bitcoin plus existing social networks as the medium to deliver feeless micro donations to content creators. Which means of
Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing
Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting
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