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What an Anti-Memory Is and How It Frees Your Mind

Neuroscientists at Oxford just discovered how your brain moves memories into long-term storage. It’s called an anti-memory, and it’s more helpful …

Neuroscience

Your next apartment could come with a 'smart lock' installed

Instead, Latch is making its first smart door lock available to real estate developers, so that apartments will come fully equipped with the high-tech entry system. Because Latch is a smart lock, there are no keys required; the lock is operated by passcode and smartphone integrations.<p>For most …

DIY Computer For Kids Maker Kano Ships Its Build-Your-Own Screen Kit

Learn-to-code startup Kano is now shipping a 10.1-inch HD display to go with its keyboard plus Raspberry Pi DIY computer kit for kids. Back in May the startup announced a $15 million Series A funding round, in part to develop additional hardware add-ons for their core product, such as the screen …

Hail a scooter-riding 'Vallie' to park your car in London

Driving in London can be slow and stressful enough, but finding a parking spot? Eesh. For many locals, that's the stuff of nightmares. Vallie wants to solve the problem with a valet parking app that lets you request custom drop-off and pick-up points inside the city. The service is available right …

Photoslurp Helps Brands Sell Products From Instagram

One of the nice things about Instagram is that unlike the rest of the web, the platform is generally devoid of annoying hyperlinks in posts and comments. However, while no hyperlinks make a cleaner user experience, they also make it hard for e-commerce brands to drive shoppers to external …

eCommerce

18 Facts You Didn't Know About the $2 Bill

$2 bills are seen in circulation so rarely that some people still think they’re counterfeit.<p>Not too long ago I had to mosey on down to my local …

3D printing is a cool, futuristic concept that's not making a lot of money

3D printing is the closest thing we have to magic: it can recreate everything from toys to clothes to human cells. Now the companies behind it just …

How Much Is Too Much? Money Is Definitely Flowing Into Dubai's Consumer Sector

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Healthcare, education and all consumer-related investment sectors are by far the most popular investment sectors in the MENA region nowadays. This …

Restaurant creates plates designed to look good on Instagram

Sure, it tastes delicious, but how will it look on Instagram?<p>Israel's Carmel Winery teamed up with Tel Aviv restaurant Catit to offer the customers …

Yull brings stiletto manufacturing back to the UK

The shoemaking start-up has doubled export sales, despite struggling to get a foothold in the UK high street<p>Shoemaker Yull, a start-up that has single-handedly brought stiletto manufacturing back to the UK, is doubling sales off the back of record export sales, despite struggling to secure a …

Startups

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

Apira Science's iGrow: lasers in the service of ending baldness

For men and women who are losing their hair<p>"We have peer-reviewed science!" says Jeff Braile, the president of Apira Science's medical device division the moment I walked up to their booth at CES. Clearly he was familiar with my oeuvre.<p>The company's iGrow laser therapy was approved by the US Food …

These are Instagram's first new filters in two years

For all that you hear about Instagram’s filters, the company doesn’t release that many; there were two additions in December 2012, and nothing since then. Apps like VSCO Cam have picked up the slack since, offering a wider variety of filters and editing abilities to help your photos stand out. …

Todaself lets app developers launch and monitor ad campaigns with self-service platform

Israeli mobile-ad network Todacell has launched a self-service mobile-ad platform that allows app developers and advertisers to launch ad campaigns in a matter of minutes. They can also continuously monitor them and optimize the ads for audience and geography.<p>The Tel Aviv company is moving into a …

China, now “leading the world in innovation,” invented a terrifying microwave pain gun

China has apparently invented a new form of futuristic non-lethal weapon—which is pretty handy if some of its biggest cities are going to continue protesting against a lack of democracy.<p>The Poly WB-1 uses millimeter-thick microwave wave beams that heat up the water molecules under the skin, which …

Communist Party

Friday fun: ClipDis turns your text messages into video mashups

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: ponsulak / Shutterstock.com<p>Well, this is silly: iPhone video app ClipDis turns your ordinary text messages into short …