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Want To Be Excited On Monday Morning? Be An Intrapreneur.

<i>“While it’s true that every company needs an entrepreneur to get it under way, healthy growth requires a smattering of intrapreneurs who drive new projects and explore new and unexpected directions for business development.”</i> —Sir Richard Branson<p>Nina Bhatti is an entrepreneur. She’s the CEO and …

Startups

The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

Tech Trends

Here Are the Things at CES You'll Actually Want to Buy

Automate and personalize your life with these gadgets that revolutionize the most basic activities.<p>Some gadgets work better in theory than practice. Many are concepts, designed more for the “whoa” factor or to make a point about the state and potential of technology in our world, than for practical …

3D home design startup Modsy raises $23 million in Series B funding

Technology has made buying stuff for your house a whole lot easier to do on a whim, but there haven’t seemed to be quite as many advancements in terms of ensuring that what you buy actually makes your space look good.<p>Modsy isn’t an augmented reality company as much as they are a 3D imaging startup …

Safest Cars For 2018 Announced - Hyundai And Subaru Lead The Pack

A new list of vehicles recognized for offering the highest levels of crash protection was released on Thursday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit financed by the insurance industry. Sixty-two 2018 model year cars earned top ratings in the most recent annual evaluations aimed …

Subaru

Apple Mac Software Has Login Flaw That Puts Data at Risk

Apple Inc. released an update to its latest operating system for Mac computers and said it’s changing development practices after a significant …

High Sierra

This simple device lets you connect your TV to any Bluetooth speakers or headphones

Are you tired of listening to your partner complain at night when he or she is trying to sleep but you’re catching up on the new season Stranger …

Tech Trends

Wearable Tech Emerging For Chronic Pain Relief

Some think that wearables are a pain, like Alan Tyers who wrote “why I hate wearable technology” for The Telegraph. But how about wearables that can actually relieve pain?<p>The opioid crisis has revealed another real ongoing problem: a lot of people have chronic pain. For example, Lady Gaga recently …

Lady Gaga

Health risks may lurk in your home, environmental group says

Tackling a home improvement project? Your next remodel may pretty up your home, but it could befoul the air you breathe. Now, the Healthy Living Home Guide makes it easier to choose products that won't contribute to indoor air pollution.<p>The online guide was prepared by the Environmental Working …

Pollution

Mindbody CEO says dynamic pricing is how every experience, service should be priced

Jim Cramer caught up with the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Mindbody to hear about the software company's prospects in online booking.

Jim Cramer

For a dollar, an AI will examine your medical scan

A company called Zebra Medical Vision (Zebra-Med) has unveiled a new service called Zebra AI1 that uses algorithms to examine your medical scans for a dollar each. The deep learning engine can examine CT, MRI and other scans and automatically detect lung, liver, heart and bone diseases. New …

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

François Hollande

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Amazon Prime Day deals: Smartphones, TVs, consoles, and more

The third annual Amazon Prime Day is starting right now, and this year, Amazon is extending the event to 30 hours of deal-fueled shopping.<p>We have all the info you need right here, including all the details on Amazon Prime Day 2017 deals, promotion availability, and tips on how to prepare for the …

The law firm Cooley is updating its packet of startup tips and financing documents

The law firm Cooley is putting out a new package of seed investment documents for public viewing on its “GO” microsite, the firm said today.<p>It’s a way for entrepreneurs and early-stage investors and business owners to access what the firm considers to be best practices for early-stage investment …

Grammarly raises $110 million for a better spell check

Some people really need help with grammar. By the way, “a lot” is two words. “Your” and “you’re” are not the same thing.<p>Grammarly has been quietly building a freemium grammar checker to help students, writers and people who want to make a good impression on social media or email. Now they’re …

Hardware 101: Smart Irrigation Controllers

Let’s say you already have an automatic sprinkler system—but it’s not too smart. Even when it’s pouring outside, the control box doesn’t have a clue; …

Smart Homes

The 20 best Mac apps and games [2016 Edition]

If there’s one thing I hate it’s list posts about apps. I love the idea, but the execution so often centers around apps that most of us are already using. This renders these types of posts useless, as I could easily search the top 10 in the Mac App Store without the additional clicks.<p>Today, I want …

How to Safely Delete Private Data Forever

If you’re erasing sensitive files from a computer, you probably want them gone forever and far beyond the reach of data recovery tools. …

Operating Systems

Curriculum

Personalize Your Coursework<p>The Center for Social Innovation offers a curriculum to address the needs of students at various stages of awareness of …

Stanford University

Idea Generation Tools

Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas, where an idea is understood as a basic element of thought …

Onyx: Simplifying Mac Maintenance

Onyx from Titanium Software aids Mac users by providing a simple method to access hidden system functions, run maintenance scripts, automate …

Linux

The Next Hot Trend On Campus: Creating Innovation

Innovation centers are transforming higher education campuses and powering the future of learning.<p>As tomorrow’s global citizens enter higher education with words like “make,” “hack,” and “prototype” embedded in their vocabulary, they are fueling a powerful movement toward “learning by …

What new jobs will exist in 2035?

By 2035, workplace changes will see us looking for jobs as remote pilots or online chaperones.<p>This is the finding of an Australian report looking at …

Fourth Industrial Revolution

The playful wonderland behind great inventions

Necessity is the mother of invention, right? Well, not always. Steven Johnson shows us how some of the most transformative ideas and technologies, …

APIs

Computer Science courses with video lectures

Please Note: UC Berkeley course videos to be taken offline on 15th March 2017. As per website, Beginning March 15, 2017, iTunesU Course Capture …

What will the job market look like in 30 years?

Last weekend, I attended a seminar during the 10th anniversary celebrations of Hong Kong’s Journalism Education Foundation.<p>The seminar focused on how …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Apps