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Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device

Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised a further $61.2 million in a series C round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from existing investor Sir Richard Branson.<p>VentureBeat first discovered Ring back in 2013 when the startup was known as Doorbot — which was basically a …

Hands on with the new Twitter Timeline: Don't expect fireworks

Relax. Twitter's new Timeline algorithm is pretty tame.<p>Nearly 24 hours after Twitter first announced a new Twitter Timeline option to load "Best …

Time I

Apple has reportedly decided who will make the iPhone 7's processor — and Samsung is losing out

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), based in Taiwan, will be the only company that makes the processor for the upcoming iPhone, which is expected to be called the iPhone 7.<p>Samsung and TSMC currently make the chip in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, according to 9to5Mac, but Apple was …

Mobile Technology

Synaptics 'IronVeil' Brings Biometric Security To The Desktop PC

Over the last week, there have been some important announcements related to client device security. Intel announced Authenticate yesterday, and late last week, Microsoft reiterated support for Intel’s Skylake with its Credential Guard. Security is becoming one of the most important things that …

Information Systems

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

Google Project Skybender could bring super fast internet with the use of drones

We tend to take the internet for granted around these parts of the planet, but access to the world wide web happens to be a bit of a privilege. According to Internet Live Stats, only about 40% of the world has an internet connection.<p>Considering that Google’s business revolves mostly around …

Project Loon

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

6 Ways CranioSacral Therapy Facilitates Brain Health

A primary focus of CranioSacral Therapy is to gently lessen the body’s connective tissue strain and decrease meningeal stress. CranioSacral Therapy …

Facebook Gets An Offline Mode

Facebook this week said it will begin rolling out new technology that allows users on slower mobile connections to still see new stories in their News Feed, even when on a poor connection or when they’re unable to reach Facebook’s servers. In addition, users will be able to comment on posts when …

Flipboard now allows sharing through Facebook Messenger

Flipboard‘s latest update for Android and iOS has added Facebook Messenger integration, allowing you to easily share articles with your friends in the chat app.<p>Using the share sheet in the Flipboard app, you can now send a link directly to someone on Messenger.<p>When you share the article this way, …

Apps

Wal-Mart enters mobile payments with launch of Walmart Pay

<i>Bengaluru (By Sruthi Ramakrishnan Reuters)</i> — Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would launch ‘Walmart Pay,’ to become the first U.S. retailer to offer its own payment feature to expand consumer payment options and increase the speed of checkouts.<p>Walmart Pay will be introduced in select U.S. stores on …

Make Your iPhone Faster With This One Simple Trick

For as long as iPhones have been around, Apple’s company line has been that its mobile operating system, iOS, does an excellent job managing the …

The 20 most used business buzzwords of 2015

Agile, cloud computing and game-changer are among the 20 most used business buzzwords used by online publications in Australia this year.Innovation …

The Humble Wooden Desk Meets The Internet Of Things

Opendesk’s cloud-connected “data desk” aims to be a secure place for employees to keep their digital files.<p>Since it opened up shop in July, Opendesk has been busy making open-sourced furniture whose designs can be downloaded, tweaked and then produced locally, anywhere in the world. Last month, …

18 things that have no business being connected to the internet

In the near future, if analysts and media reports are to be believed, every object in our lives will be connected to the internet in some capacity. We’ll be in constant contact with our homes, clothing, cars, and offices, receiving information and giving out commands on the fly. Our ovens will …

MTV Coins New Name For Post-Millennial Generation: The Bottom Line | CNBC

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Finally, a smartphone you can wash with soap and water

What's better than a waterproof smartphone? How about one you can clean with soap? Kyocera, which has done a line in toughphones for several year, revealed exactly that. Launching in (particularly soap-themed) pink, white and blue options in Japan, don't let the <i>kawaii</i> design fool you -- the phone …

Mobile Technology

Apple may release a new 4-inch iPhone in 2016

Record sales for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6S and 5.5-inch iPhone 6S Plus are proof people love bigger iPhones. But what about people who have small hands …

Mobile Technology

5 surprising ways your voice affects your success

Just like people judge you based on your height and weight, they often draw conclusions about your ability and personality based on the way you speak.<p>It's not fair, but science suggests that those with certain kinds of voices are more likely to get ahead.<p>Here, we've rounded up five surprising ways …

Eight ways to be more creative and insightful | The Star

People who are highly analytical have more activity in their left frontal lobe. And people who are highly insightful have more activity in the right …

Creativity

The 10 most important announcements from Apple WWDC 2015

If there's one reveal people were hoping for at WWDC, it was Apple's long-rumored music service. On this count, Tim Cook delivered, promising to “change the way that you experience music forever" with a new streaming platform. It's entering a crowded market, and Apple seems to be banking quite a …

The founder of China's most valuable tech startup reveals the secret to its success

What's the company's secret to success? According to its 45-year-old CEO, Lei Jun, who was interviewed in The Wall Street Journal, it's simply about "seizing the right opportunity."<p>"Even a pig can fly if it stands at the center of a whirlwind," Jun said in a Monday front-page story discussing the …

Skype’s futuristic voice translator will soon be part of the main app

Skype’s automatic voice translation tool is one of those technologies that just makes you feel like you’re in the future, but having to download a separate app to use it is a little inconvenient.<p>That won’t be the case for long, however, as the Skype team today announced that it’s integrating the …

Meerkat Founder On Getting The Kill Call From Twitter

Meerkat founder Ben Rubin has criticized Twitter for only giving the live streaming startup two hours’ notice before pulling the plug on access to its social graph. Speaking onstage with TechCrunch’s Josh Constine here at Disrupt NY, Rubin said: “Big platforms should take leadership coming from …

USB has a huge security problem that could take years to fix

In July, researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell announced that they'd found a critical security flaw they called BadUSB, allowing attackers to smuggle malware on the devices effectively undetected. Even worse, there didn't seem to be a clear fix for the attack. Anyone who plugged in a USB stick …

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32 Free (& Almost Free) Content Marketing Tools

Marketers get by with a little help from their friends – well let us introduce you to 32 new content marketing friends to help make your job a little …