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What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Patents

Patent applications, patent registration, and defending patents can be tricky. Here's how to do it right.<p>You've just had a brilliant idea for a new product or invention. The first thing you should do is get a patent, right? Well, maybe not. First of all, patents are expensive, will require a lot of …

Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted

Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself.<p>The company quietly records many of the …

The 8 biggest new features in Android N

Android N may not yet have a name, but we already know a lot about it. Google has been iterating on its ubiquitous mobile OS far more publicly than usual, issuing a couple of developer preview versions earlier this year and now releasing a "beta-quality" build that it says is ready for regular …

Sony wants to patent a contact lens camera with image stabilization and autofocus

It's only an application though, and for tech that doesn't yet exist<p>Mother. Flipping. Smart. Contact lenses. Every time I see a patent for these, I get slightly less freaked outby the idea of putting electronics in my eye, and slightly more excited for my soon-to-be laser vision. The latest company …

How to create a fake HDR effect in Photoshop

HDR tonemapping is the Marmite of photography. It’s something people either love or they hate, but even if you hate it, when used subtly it’s a …

Tutorials

After AlphaGo, what's next for AI?

AlphaGo’s victories against legendary Go player Lee Se-dol over the last few days mark a major milestone in AI research. The complex Chinese board game had long been considered impossible for computers to crack, but DeepMind used machine learning and neural networks to give its AlphaGo AI the …

Artificial Intelligence

WhatsApp faces standoff with feds over its message encryption

A judge has approved a wiretap via WhatsApp in a criminal investigation, but first the messages would need to be decoded.<p>WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned maker of an instant-messaging app, may face the same legal conundrum as Apple in a case that centers on the thorny issue of privacy versus …

Privacy

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you know

When you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? An ad pops up that’s right up your alley, or three new articles show up in your feed that are similar to something you’ve just clicked on.<p>If it sometimes seems like Facebook knows you personally, that’s because it does. It …

Apps

Over a third of people think AI poses a threat to humanity

Many of those developing AI disagree, saying machines are no where near as intelligent as the media makes them out to be. Machines are still decades away from achieving human levels of intelligence, they say, adding that no one knows if they'll turn against us or if they'll ever be able to organise …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

Amazon's Alexa is coming to your car

Heads up displays turn your windshield into Google Glass and your car into a conversation companion.<p>Arnab Raychaudhuri started with a simple …

This man grew his company from $30 million to $100 million in one year, mostly thanks to Amazon

Take ScienceLogic, for example, a company founded 12 years ago by CEO David Link.<p>ScienceLogic's revenue under contract — aka "bookings" — tripled from about $30 million in 2014 to $100 million in 2015, Link told Business Insider.<p>And he expects big growth again in 2016, although he wouldn't share …