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Radiologists use MRIs to find biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

A brain imaging technique that uses no radiation and no contrast agent appears to detect the earliest signs of impending cognitive decline in the elderly, a new study says. Paired with an assessment that looks for other warning signs, researchers said the imaging test may offer an easy, low-cost …

Dementia

Cruising 101: Industry Terms Defined To Save Cash

Cruise Vacation Week is sailing full speed ahead, and there are enough deals to float your boat! If you are confused by cruise jargon while researching and booking your vacation, you aren't the only one. Here are some important cash-saving industry terms demystified:<p><b>Onboard credits:</b> Although costs …

Apps Are Better Than Social Media for Engaging Event Attendees

Meetings and events attendees find scheduling and communication apps significantly more useful than social media updates and hashtags, according to a …

Tourism Queensland Hopes an InstaMeet Can Make Northeast Australia Shine

Destinations are creating more opportunities to drum up user-generated content (UGC) and beef up engagement on Instagram.<p>This past weekend Tourism …

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport Is Psyched About Its New Tesla Taxis

If you think Schiphol’s new airport taxi video looks like a car commercial, it’s because, technically, it is.<p>That’s because not only has Amsterdam’s …

HangIt Raises $6.2 Million Seed Funding To Disrupt Mobile Marketing

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 7, 2014–<p>HangIt, a mobile platform company founded on the principle that mobile location changes everything, announced today that it has raised $6.2 million in seed funding and has established headquarters in New York City.<p>The HangIt platform, to be launched later …

Samsung slump echoes demise of rivals BlackBerry and Nokia

Smartphone maker could follow decline of former mobile phone darlings which were too slow too adapt to changing market<p>Samsung Electronics has reported a 60% slump in quarterly profits as the sudden decline in its mobile phone business draws comparisons with fallen rivals BlackBerry and Nokia.<p>Having …

Highfive: A new device and cloud service that will fix your meetings and video conferences

Even with technological advances in other aspects of our lives, business meetings have remained frustratingly antiquated. Conference calls, which often still take place over traditional landlines, are spent talking over each other, while the first chunk of in-person meetings is wasted trying to get …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's …

IBM and Airlight Energy Are Developing Affordable Solar Power Technology

IBM Research has teamed up with Airlight Energy, a Swiss-based supplier of solar power technology to bring you affordable Solar Technology by 2017. …

Clean Energy

Adventure 101: Shore Diving in Bonaire

Magnificent <b>Bonaire</b> stands firmly on a pinnacle, reigning supreme over all other shore diving destinations in the world.<p>With a decidedly rugged character, this charming Dutch island in the southern Caribbean skips chain hotels and instead woos dedicated divers with easy access to underwater wonder. …

The Invisible Bubble of Silence Travelers Have Been Waiting For Is Already Here

Airline passengers who have had their fill of cabin noise and rowdy seat mates, who may be the worse for drink, could soon enjoy an invisible bubble …

The Changing Relationship Between Travel Brands and Instagram Influencers

Social media has turned destinations’ marketing strategies on their head and introduced a new player — the social media influencer — into the …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: GetTreated, Mapstylr And More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

Sub-Saharan Africa Is Fastest-Growing Region for Wellness Tourism

Tourists increasingly factor wellness into their travel plans, from indulging at a farm-to-table restaurant to regenerating themselves at a spa or in …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

New Talent at Tent London

Andy Murray calls his candleholder Frank – new in yellow for Tent it’s made from copper, resin, and honeycomb concrete, making it surprisingly …

Furniture

Protecting Your Innovations: Don't Miss the RKS Session On Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

If you don't think about your company's intellectual property very often, it's time to pay closer attention to that which makes up, on average, over …

Intellectual Property

How 5 Different Creatures Flap Their Wings

Eleanor Lutz is the 22-year-old Seattle-based designer behind Spaceship Earth, an online map that transforms Earth into the Death Star. But Lutz isn’t just a sci-fi nerd. She’s also got a degree in molecular biology and a love for the animal kingdom, interests she pursues in earnest by way of …

Posters

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

Process: Harry's

Early this year, just after we decided to do a collaboration with Harry's, the quirky startup taking on the shaving industry, the 9-month-old company …

Microscopy

After two years, KakaoGame hits 20M monthly active users

After two years, mobile messaging network KakaoGame has hit more than 20 million monthly active users.<p>South Korea-based Kakao has become a huge player in mobile messaging networks with the launch of KakaoTalk, and its mobile social gaming platform, KakaoGame. The service is a pioneer in game …

Unboxed lets you see Made.com products in real homes

Furniture supplier Made.com has taken the customer experience to new heights with a digital interface called Unboxed, which allows users to view …