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How to Tell Which iPhone Apps Are Killing Your Battery

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7 Qualities Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each entrepreneurial journey is as unique as a set of fingerprints. However, there is a set of common denominators that tie the most successful entrepreneurs together.<p>Here are seven common shared qualities that set extraordinary …

Entrepreneurship

5 Steps You Must Take Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you bored in your job, unchallenged by your work and have an idea for a great new business you just can’t get past your boss’s door? Maybe it’s time to walk out the door and go it alone.<p>Starting your own business can reap …

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6 Secrets of Happy Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people choose to become entrepreneurs because they seek more fulfilling work. They might be unhappy with the traditional daily grind of office work and desperate for more control over their daily tasks, or driven to create …

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The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A good number of today’s funded start-ups provide incredibly useful technology but lack a marketing strategy or coherent business plan. To many observers, the old rules that once governed investing in startups have gone out the …

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5 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Entrepreneur

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of helpful and motivational content, especially business-minded podcasts and videos of keynote speakers from conferences around the world. TED Talks, a collection of thousands of presentations from some of the most …

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The 4 Pillars of Prosperity All Entrepreneurs Should Attend To

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many entrepreneurs are wealthy and powerful in the business aspects of life but poor in the others. Some feel fulfilled in a work context but hollow in a personal one. "Is this all there is?" is the question that gnaws at …

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Save time finding your possessions with Tile's Apple Watch app

Most people spend an average of 10 minutes per day looking for lost possessions. Tile, a tiny device that you can attach to important items, helps to …

Imagine If Your Smartphone Had a Second, Full-Size Screen

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all done it: You pull your boarding pass up on your phone while in the security line at the airport, only to have it buried behind your email and Twitter when you finally make it to the gate. One company is looking to add …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels

This isn’t Google Glass in a contact lens, but it may just be Google’s first step in this direction. The company’s Google X lab just teased a smart contact lens on its blog that is meant to help diabetics measure their glucose levels.<p>The company says it is currently testing prototypes of this …

This Tiny Sensor Spots Salmonella in Minutes, Not Days

A new biosensor quickly detects salmonella in food and can be easily customized to detect other types of bacteria—or even different strains for the …

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Device tests blood to watch drugs in real-time

A new device, which can monitor the levels of specific drugs as they flow through the bloodstream, may soon take the guesswork out of drug dosing and …

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Silver nanowire sensors could be the flexible foundation for new wearables

A clear, bandage-like sensor could eventually make everything from fabrics to our fingers smart. Dr. Yong Zhu and a team of North Carolina State University researchers created an ultra-thin, flexible sensor that could be used in clothing, on the body, any in other ordinary objects to track things …

How big data could be used to predict a patient's future

Healthcare was once about trying to heal the sick patient. But organisations around the world, including the NHS, now have an opportunity to shift this focus to one of keeping the public healthy and anticipating health issues before they become a problem.<p>The ability to create and capture data is …

Startup invents heartbeat-sensing wristband to store passwords, bitcoin

It was in the last few decades that researchers realized that the human heartbeat, no matter how fast or slow it's going, generates signals that are every bit as unique to an individual as a fingerprint or retina.<p>Now, a Toronto startup named Bionym is turning that insight into a novel kind of …

Samsung-backed Android alarm app helps researchers fight disease while you sleep

Our smartphones don't do much when they're sitting there charging overnight, something Samsung and the University of Vienna want to take advantage of to cure diseases. A new app called Power Sleep uses your phone's downtime to crunch protein calculations. That data's used to research cures for …

Health data boom heralds new era of personalised medicine

<b>We are moving from a world where we treat illnesses to one where we predict and prevent them, advised by mobile doctors in our pockets.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessHelping feed the world with big dataBad guys v the data defendersBig Data: Are you ready for blast-off?Lotus F1 Team looks …

DermoScreen iPhone App Can Detect Skin Cancer

George Zouridakis, a professor at the University of Houston, has developed DermoScreen, an iPhone app that can be used to take a photo of a …

New app brings doctors to doorsteps in New York City

Uber's been making waves (and pissing off city governments) by letting you flag down fancy cars, so is it any surprise that one of its early engineers created another "we'll come to you" startup? It's called Pager, it just launched today in Manhattan, and it promises to bring doctors to your …

Humanity Is Now Officially Ready For Suspended Animation

Surgeons from the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are set to begin suspended animation trials by dramatically cooling down …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

iOS 8.2 Beta 4 Brings Apple Watch Mentions

Advertising<p>It has almost been a month since Apple last seeded a beta version of iOS 8.2 to developers. That changed today. iOS 8.2 beta 4 has now …

Translate Keyboard: A native keyboard you can use to translate your words into a different language

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Personify Lets You Video Chat and More in a 3D virtual space

While 3D may have flopped in the living room, its potential for video conferencing shines brightly.<p>Personify has launched an immersive video calling app and platform of the same name featuring Intel’s RealSense technology, which promises to bring a more immersive and realistic experience to video …

A detailed examination of the Selfie Brush (iPhone 6 edition)

Historically, if you wanted someone to know what you looked like after you'd died, you hired a portrait artist to work for weeks recreating your face in agonizing detail. With the advent of video conferencing, however, the forward-facing camera went from technological oddity to vital necessity. It …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second computer monitor, but most of the software that makes …

NYC May Soon Accept Bitcoin And Apple Pay For Parking Tickets

New York City is considering accepting alternative payment methods like Bitcoin and Apple Pay for parking tickets.<p>Sign up to receive the latest …

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Shopping Apps Are Now The Fastest Growing Thing In Mobile

With Snapchat’s rise and Facebook’s$19 billion WhatsApp purchase, 2014 seemed like the year of the messaging wars.<p>Turns out, ecommerce was the real mobile star of the past year. According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, shopping app usage grew faster than any other category of apps. Sessions on …

CES 2015: iHealth Gateway per raccogliere e monitorare i dati del paziente. Video intervista con Uwe Diegel

iHealth Gateway è la nuova linea di iHealth, presentata a Las Vegas al CES 2015:i dati del paziente raccolti con diversi prodotti per il monitoraggio …