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Applyifi generates investment decks for startups, matches them to investors

A brilliant idea has struck you, and you know exactly how to build on it and create a profitable business. However, a few things are stopping you on …

Startups

‘How did they do that?’ New book reveals BlackBerry’s response to original iPhone

Living in a world where the iPhone dominates, and rivals don’t so much compete by doing things differently as by offering cut-rate versions of the same core technology, it can be easy to forget how much of a disruption Apple’s handset actually caused when Steve Jobs unveiled it in 2007.<p>A new book …

New 'Deep Learning' Robot Learns Skills Through Trial and Error

Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error - much …

Google Cardboard, Version 2: How VR and AR could take off at Google I/O

Virtual and augmented reality have been sprouting up everywhere in 2015, but Google's had its hands in VR and AR since last year's Google I/O developer's conference. This year it could be poised to do even more.<p>Virtual-reality devices, like the Oculus headset, close us up into the a separate world, …

Augmented Reality

5 Companies That Will Dominate Consumer IoT Market - Part 1

Internet of Things is no more a science fiction. From smart homes to connected cars to smart healthcare, consumers and vendors are gearing up for the next big thing. There is more to IoT than those fancy wristbands, gadgets, and watches. From chip manufacturers to communication providers to …