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Moovweb prepares for in-browser Apple Pay

Moovweb, a digital commerce software provider with partners including Macy's and Petco, announced that it had allocated $10 million to improve its own platform in order to help its partner merchants support in-browser Apple Pay.<p>Though nothing official has been announced, it's rumored that Apple …

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …

Neuroscience

Researchers Identify Nine Modifiable Risk Factors for Most Cases of Alzheimer's Worldwide

<b>All potentially modifiable; could prove promising options for prevention, say researchers.</b><p>Nine potentially modifiable risk factors may contribute to …

Neuroscience

This Smartphone Anti-Slip Solution Has the Best Kickstarter Video Ever

…and the product's only a dollar, for chrissakes<p>I've often lamented that the iPhone is a beautifully-crafted object that we must hide inside a …

Go to 'social media bootcamp' so you can stay on top of digital trends

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>StackSocial More than ever before, brands are turning to social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even Snapchat …

The head of Silicon Valley's most intense startup factory shares how founders can double their chance of success

A lot of founders get so caught up in the startup lifestyle that they forget to build their product. It's a lesson that applies to all startups, Y Combinator or otherwise.<p>During the three months of the Y Combinator program, Altman writes, the companies grow nicely. Y Combinator has fostered …

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Circle Medical Brings A Full Service Medical Practice To You

Circle Medical, launching from this summer’s Y Combinator batch, is a full service medical practice that will come to you.<p>While other doctor-on-demand startups have existed for a while, Circle Medical’s goal is to provide a service that can used as a regular part of your life, not just in …

What $5 Per Day Will Buy You on Facebook Ads

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this:<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><b>Pay for reach with</b> …

The guy who once wrote a profanity-filled email so he would NOT get funded just raised $7 million

But Autopilot CEO Mike Sharkey had the exact opposite in mind when he wrote VCs before getting seed funded: turn me down.<p>Why?<p>Sharkey, an Australian native, was applying for government funding at the time, but one of the qualifications was you had to fail to raise private funding from a venture …

Websites can track us by the way we type – here’s how to stop it

Meet KeyboardPrivacy: a proof-of-concept Google Chrome extension that masks how long your fingers linger on each key you depress as you type and how …

The Innovation That Will Dry Your Clothes in a Fraction of the Time

Vibrations are coming to make laundry day a little less terrible.<p>Heating laundry inside a standard 220-volt clothes dryer is a huge energy drain. But one scientist just found a brilliant way to reinvent the dryer, making it simultaneously faster and more energy-efficient to do the …

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

There will be a 'great opportunity' as the dollar system unravels

So the Fed financed wars which satisfy special interests and have nothing to do with national security and proceed unabated. But that will end in time as the dollar system unravels. Then there will be a great opportunity — if our educational effort has been successful in creating enough widespread …

50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world

We compiled a list of 50 scientists from across the globe who are doing just that — changing the world for the better.<p>These scientists' revolutionary research in human happiness, evolutionary biology, neutrino physics, biotechnology, archeology, and other fields is helping to advance our lives in …

'Trackbuster' Service Aims to Strip Tracking Information From Incoming Emails

Trackbuster is a new service that's designed to remove invisible tracking codes from incoming emails, preventing companies and marketers from tracking information like the time an email was opened, IP address of the recipient, which links were clicked, and more.<p>Many of the popular email marketing …

U.S. Constitution Acknowledges Jesus And Is Unquestionably, Uniquely Christian

This year marked the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Not insignificantly, Barack Obama intentionally ignored God …

These microphones give humans bat-like powers - Futurity

New lightweight ultrasonic loudspeakers and microphones—built with graphene—let us mimic how bats and dolphins use sound for communication and …

Graphene

Monster Black Hole Spews Plasma in Incredible Time-Lapse Video

It's a collision of cosmic proportions: A video from the Hubble Space Telescope shows two chunks of material smashing together inside a jet of plasma …

No charger needed: Human movement will soon power smartphones

Aim-listed Tekcapital has acquired two energy harvesting technologies which can power smartphones by human movement.<p>Oxford-based Tekcapital has acquired two energy harvesting technologies to power mobile devices, such as smartphones, by human movement.<p>The Aim-listed company acquired the exclusive …

Wearable Tech

Wall Street Costs The Economy 2% Of GDP Each Year

“Wall Street is back,” says the <i>New York Times</i>, and the economic cost is high. The excessive financialization of the U.S. economy reduces GDP growth by 2% every year, according to a new study by International Monetary Fund. That’s a massive drag on the economy–some $320 billion per year. Wall Street …

Regulation

Startup Aims To Free Lyft Drivers And Hourly Workers From Cash-Flow Crunch

As a driver for Uber and Lyft, Debi Jones spotted an opportunity to make some extra money during college graduation season in Raleigh, N.C. With many customers hiring her to get around to the festivities, she realized they’d probably be open to buying graduation accessories, like hats and funny …

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