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Data Analytics Has Big Pharma Rethinking Its Core Competencies

An identity crisis of sorts is striking the pharmaceutical industry. Many of its biggest players are rethinking their core competencies in reaction to health care reform and the changing landscape of health care delivery. But their reaction is also spurred by the sweeping data revolution.<p>Pharma …

Ecobee's smart thermostat knows conditions throughout your home

As clever as smart thermostats can be, they usually have only a limited sense of what's going on in your home. They may know that it's cool in the hallway, but not that it's roasting in the living room. Ecobee may have a better, more holistic approach with its third-generation climate controller, …

The UK's Spectator Brings Its Provocative Voices to Flipboard

The UK’s Spectator Brings Its Provocative Voices to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / July 7, 2014<p>Established in 1828, The Spectator is the oldest …

Groupon Introduces Gnome, an iPad-Powered Point-of-Sale System

Groupon today announced Gnome, a new point-of-sale system that integrates with the company's network of daily local deals. The iPad-based system provides a payment processing system as well as customer management tools for merchants that offer Groupon deals.<p>In addition to serving as an all-in-one …

Nest Uses Its Data To Turn Electric Utilities Into Cash Cows

When Google acquired smart thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion, the startup quickly stated that it would never share its user data with other Google services and outside companies. But according to a recent report by Forbes, the company is taking advantage of its data to create a lucrative …

API Testing Service Runscope Raises $6M Series A Round Led By General Catalyst, Announces Enterprise Tools

Runscope, a service that helps developers test and debug APIs, today announced that it has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round led by General Catalyst Partners, with participation from Lerer Ventures and True Ventures. As part of this investment, General Catalyst Managing Director Steve …

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …

How the web’s new landlords are making it easier than ever for anybody to build a website

In the new domain-name land rush, the temptation of alternatives that range from .guru, to .sexy may not be enough to get many to switch from the old reliable .com. But some companies have a plan to lure businesses to make the switch.<p>Last month, the first of what will eventually be hundreds of new …

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The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

Anatomy of a Mobile App e-book

• Why you need to determine the business logic of every app<br>• Why the best apps integrate all the available customer data for a richer experience<br>• How to …

Techstars Seattle Startup Shippable Raises $2.05M For Continuous Integration Platform Built On Docker

Shippable, a Techstars Seattle startup, has raised $2.05 million in seed funding for its continuous integration service that is built using Docker, the popular Linux container used for its lightweight portability. The syndicated round was led by Chris DeVore of Founders Co-op, along with Divergent …

Apple's Entirely Unnecessary But Very Cool Method Of Making The Mac Pro

This is an interesting little tale to me covering as it does two parts of my working life: tech and business and then the wider shores of the metals business which is what I do in my day job. Apple's new Mac Pro uses one particular metals manufacturing technique which is entirely unnecessary in a …

Fake Amazon resume proves the power of personal branding

A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.<p>Philippe Dubost began his trawl for a new job as a web product manager in late December.<p>Depressed by the thought of …