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Skechers, Google and others play with Dirtt's modular offices

Canadian company Dirtt provides reusable building components and 3D design software, but is still convincing architects it's more sustainable than other options - and worth the price<p>Hand a child a tub full of Lego bricks, and it won't be long before she shows off what she's built. When footwear …

Office Furniture

California's Farmers Need Water. Is Desalination the Answer?

President Obama will get to see California’s disastrous drought first hand today on a visit to the farming city of Fresno. It won’t be a pretty …

Water

Ocean's Dilemma

Science<p>Search<p>APW4 Shot in 'Running Gun Battle' on North Carolina Highway, Police Say<p>New YorkSkydiving Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Backyard of …

North Carolina

BuildingIQ Seeking Funding to Expand Software Business, CEO Says

BuildingIQ Inc., a closely held developer of energy-management software, is seeking to close a Series B funding round by the end of this year to …

10 Questions: Mogens Smed, CEO, DIRTT Environmental Solutions

FORTUNE — The son of a furniture craftsman, Mogens Smed moved from Denmark to Calgary, Alberta, Canada when he was 4 years old. Although he earned an …

Forget selfies: Use a Kinect camera to make a 3D figurine of … you

Thanks to the mobile revolution, we probably all have hundreds of blurry, self-taken, and horribly off-center pictures of ourselves. Looking for something a bit impressive? How about a little statue of yourself?<p>Shapify can do just that, and all it needs from you is a Kinect, the motion-sensing …

Acton’s remote-free RocketSkates are like mini Segways you strap to your feet

Yup, you read that right. At long last, rocket skates are a real thing that legitimately exist in the universe that you and I inhabit.<p>Now, before you …

Handsfree

These motorized roller skates already raised $66K on Kickstarter

Want to recapture the days when roller skates were considered by some as a primary mode of transportation, but find moving your legs to be a pain in the ass? If so, you might want to check out “RocketSkates.”<p>While no actual rockets are involved (it’s only the early part of the 21st century, you …

'Rocket Skates' Funding Campaign Soaring On Kickstarter

<i>Rocket Skates (Credit: Action R)</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A startup campaign aimed at mass producing motorized roller skates has shot past online …

RocketSkates let you zip along the sidewalk at a top speed of 12MPH

Let's nip your enthusiasm right in the bud: No, these motorized skates you see above aren't actually powered by rockets. Now hold on, don't close the browser tab just yet. Just launched on Kickstarter, Acton's RocketSkates do have a rather misleading name. But they're actually quite the improvement …

Futuristic roller skates zip along at 12 mph

There are no flames shooting out the back, but Rocketskates give you the look of the future, strapped firmly to your feet.<p>Roller-skating has gone through waves of popularity, from the short-shorts on Venice Beach look of the '70s to the Rollerblades of the '80s, all the way to the current revival …

Skating

RocketSkates bring motors to your feet

Skateboards, bicycles, even scooters — all valid ways to get around, but none quite as eye-catching as the RocketSkates, a Kickstarter effort that …

Wireless

Hooked Media turns in an entirely new take on app recommendation — one that Apple can't kill

App recommendation engines are getting booted from Apple’s app store because they suck, according to a new player in the app-finding business. But Hooked Media has come up with an entirely new take on app recommendation that has two unique qualities.<p>One, it doesn’t suck. And two, it can’t be …

How to find the right smartphone games for you

CNET talks to Hooked's CEO about getting relevant recommendations for games.<p>If you're anything like me, you'll spend a lot of time perusing an app store looking for an interesting new game, but then are unable to commit to one.<p>It's a problem for users looking for games, and it's a problem for …

Apps

Hooked Personalizes App Recommendations Based on Usage

Every smartphone user constantly spews a fountain of data — our locations, our Internet activity and our artsy photos. The big question now is: Whom …

Apps

Flingo is about to make your smart TV even smarter

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Seemingly everyone watches TV with some sort of second screen in front of them — be it a laptop, mobile phone or tablet …

Flingo on NBC Bay Area Tech Now (July 2011)

Bit Torrent Co-Founder Lands $7M for Social TV Company Flingo

Flingo will use the money to expand its social TV platform, hoping to become a part of everyone’s “second screen” viewing experience<p>Flingo, a company …

Flingo pacts with Collective Digital Studio

Flingo is teaming with Collective Digital Studio to offer more web-generated content to television screens. Flingo, a device that allows users to …

Linkin Park Partners With Flingo for Connect TV App

Linkin Park has partnered with Flingo to create a branded app that delivers non-stop video and entertainment on connected TVs.<p>"Linkin Park TV" is a …

Flingo raises $7M to bring social TV to every network

One of the largest TV app publishers you’ve never heard of, Flingo, announced today that it has raised an additional $7 million from August Capital, which will help the company bring its Social TV technology to more devices and television networks.<p>Flingo has developed a technology, dubbed SyncApps, …

Smart TV Platform Flingo Comes Out Of Stealth To Merge Television And The Web

Founded in 2008 by former BitTorrent employees Ashwin Navin and David Harrison, Flingo has slowly been building its smart TV app publishing empire for two years and the platform finally unveils itself today with some hefty partnerships. Co-founder Navin likens the core synchronization tech behind …

Mark Cuban flings funding at Flingo

The billionaire entrepreneur gets behind the maker of smart-TV technology that mixes social networking with television content.<p>Smart TV software company Flingo announced today it has received a $1 million dose of Series A funding from billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban and venture capitalist Gary …

Smart TV