Nishant Ghosh

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Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive.<p>Now Crave, which raised a $2.4 million …

New Activehours App Lets You Pick Up Pay Before Your Paycheck

Sometimes, you just need a few dollars between paychecks. About the only options for someone with bad credit is to borrow from a friend or family member or take out a high-interest payday loan. A new app-based service called Activehours offers another way. It gives you access to your pay as you …

Apple Updates Retina MacBook Pros With Better Specs

Apple has updated its Retina MacBook Pro line, with new Haswell processors that edge their predecessors (also Haswell) by small amounts (200MHz), and with new base RAM for the low-end 15-inch model that doubles the amount of memory it carries within from 8GB to 16GB.<p>The Retina MacBook Pro update is …

Forget Google Glass — These Smart Glasses Put A Virtual Tablet In Front Of Your Face

The company initially grabbed headlines in 2013 when it demoed its One headset at AllThingsD's D11 conference. Following the conference, Atheer Labs more than doubled its $100,000 goal on Indiegogo to fund the One in early 2014.<p>Although the headset was meant to be a consumer device like Glass, the …

Apple Finalizes Beats Deal After Paying Vivendi $404 Million

Apple has cleared all of the major hurdles necessary to officially announce the $3 billion acquisition of Beats. Apple disclosed its intention to buy Beats in May, but it still required approval from U.S. regulators and the European Union. The European Union approved of the deal three days ago and …

Judge takes issue with Apple's $450M e-books settlement offer

Skirting an upcoming trial, Apple agreed to pay $450 million last week to settle an antitrust lawsuit that alleged the company conspired with five book publishers to fix e-book prices. However, the judge ruling over the case is having concerns with the settlement proposal, according to Reuters.<p>US …

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Silicon Valley’s Real Estate Crunch Is A Golden Opportunity For Other American Cities

When Curse CEO Hubert Thieblot told his employees last year that he was moving the company’s San Francisco headquarters to Huntsville, Alabama last year, they thought he was crazy.<p>About 20 of his employees quit because they didn’t want to relocate.<p>“It was very controversial,” said Thieblot, who had …

Curated Food Delivery Startup Caviar In Talks To Be Acquired By Square For $100 Million

Curated food delivery startup Caviar is in talks to be acquired by Square in a deal that could be worth at least $100 million, according to several sources. While we’ve heard the deal is slated to take place over the next couple of weeks, these things could always fall apart.<p>Caviar is one of many …