Kathleen Smith

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Snaptee: Design Your Own T-Shirt From Your Smartphone

Snaptee, a cool Hong Kong-based company that lets customers create their own t-shirts on the fly, has launched an Android app to accompany its four-month old iOS app.<p>The startup is on “a mission to make t-­shirt design accessible to everyone,” and that’s exactly what its mobile apps do. You can …

Reesio Raises $1 Million+ For Its Real Estate Software Platform

San Francisco-based real estate startup Reesio is announcing today that it has closed on $1.096 million in new funding for its transaction management software for real estate agents. Investors included Digital Garage, MicroVentures, Hiten Shah, and other angels. The company had previously raised a …

8 Newcomer Resorts Not to Miss

Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, unique, brand-new resorts that are the epitome of wellness traveling at its best.<p>Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, …

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Smart Teenage Brains May Get Some Extra Learning Time

John Hewitt is a neuroscientist who studies the biology of intelligence. He's also a parent. Over the years, Hewitt has periodically drawn upon his scientific knowledge in making parenting decisions.<p>"I'm a father of four children myself and I never worried too much about the environments that I was …

Brands, It’s Time To Get Moving: Why Action-Oriented Marketing Is The Way Forward

By Douglas Van Praet5 minute Read<p>Despite our continued homage to the almighty 30-second spot and the much heralded promise of the virtual and digital …

These 3D Maps Show Where Shoppers Are At Any Moment Based On Their Mobile Phone Signals

Placed is a new mobile "location analytics" company that builds visual 3D maps for advertisers showing where their customers are at any given moment based on signals sent out from their mobile phones.<p>Knowing where shoppers are when they're not actually in the store will help advertisers buy …

How to get your app noticed before it dies

“There are two kinds of people in this world: the workers and the hustlers. The hustlers never work and the workers never hustle.”<p>Yes, I just quoted a line from “Cocktail.” It’s a movie that aligns well with the world of tech as we know it today. Being an entrepreneur today involves getting noticed …

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

Three Ways to Save Your Skin if You Wreck at 95 MPH | WIRED

A CURRENT AFFAIR Suiting Up<p>The importance of good riding gear cannot be overstated. It’s what separates my skin from the pavement and my extremities …

Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)<p>Too many hotels to choose from? Andrew Harper rounds up the best luxury, …

The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

When Old is New: Craft Distilling Comes Full Circle

The first thing I thought when I saw Corsair Distillery's Quinoa Whiskey was how great it is that hippie health food nuts now have their own spirit. The second was that it's refreshing to see that kind of experimentation emerging from today's craft distilling scene. American whiskey has been …

The real reason women are leaving Wall Street

In my first job on Wall Street in 1982, I shared an office with the assistant to the top auto industry analyst, Maryann Keller. Our workspace was across the hall from hers, and I could watch and hear her through the glass. She never rested. From before I came in until after I left, Keller worked …

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Best Food Bloggers: The Top 10 Of September (PHOTOS)

They're just the inspiration you need for fall cooking.<p>With fall rolling in, and the weather beginning to cool, we're finally excited to get back into the kitchen to do some real cooking and baking. But after so many months of trying to keep the oven off, we're all in need of a little recipe …

'Just Add Water' Beer Coming Soon

The days of being forced to drink cans and bottles of pre-made beer are almost a thing of the past. For too long, the consumer has been sucking down …

Jenny Craig Is Getting Rid Of Celebrity Spokespeople — And It's All Because Of Jennifer Hudson

And if your gut reaction is, "But why? I <i>loved</i> Jennifer Hudson's commercials," then you're a part of the problem.<p>Ad Age reports that new CMO Leesa Eichberger was bombarded with Jennifer Hudson praise, which is problematic considering that the recently svelte singer is actually a Weight Watchers …

After Initially Locking Down Funds, PayPal Relents And Gives GlassUp Access To Indiegogo Cash

The GlassUp, an ambitious Indiegogo project that wanted to take the concept of Glass and make it more about passive consumption of content than about privacy-treading recording, video and photography, was in danger of losing a full third of its funding earlier today due to a PayPal rule, but is now …

Menu Dashboard Locu Launches Publisher Platform, Makes Its Data Available To All

Locu, the increasingly popular menu and price list dashboard for restaurants and local merchants, today announced that it has opened its publisher platform to any online publisher who is interested in using its data.<p>With its new publishing platform, third-party sites can now use the company’s data …

Mobile Weather App Minutely Lets You “Correct” The Weather, Visualize Storms In 3D

Mobile weather applications may be becoming the new playground for user interface designers, but few can also make claims as to advancing the technology behind the display of the weather on users’ smartphones, as well. But that’s the case with Minutely, a newly launched mobile weather application …

Nokia Lumia 1020 gets first UK price, a hefty £550

Incoming! Nokia's formidable new photo-blower is pointed at the UK and the Finnish phone-flinger is about to pull the trigger. Due here in September, …

Indian Motorcycle Unveils Three New Models In Bid To Take On Harley Davidson

America’s first motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycles, came roaring back to life Saturday night at the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S. Dakota, where the company unveiled not just one, but three new models to challenge market leader Harley Davidson.<p>The new bikes combine Indian’s iconic …

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

Postal Service Considers Cutting Into Alcohol Shipping Business

(Credit: Charles Dharapak/AP Photo)<p>As the U.S. Postal Service faces $15 billion in losses this year as fewer people send mail, one of the ways it …

Kickstarting: A Watch That Lets You Tell Time By Feel

For the sighted and the blind–and inspired by a Paralympic medalist–an inventor creates a watch no one ever has to look to.<p>The act of people glancing at watches to tell time is already potentially on its way to extinction, as the devices we rely on as timekeepers aren’t necessarily strapped to our …