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The Design Sprint — GV

The sprint gives teams a shortcut to learning without building and launching.<p>The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business …

UX Design

8 Tips To Increase Downloads for Your App

So you’ve just built an iOS app or maybe an Android one. You’re really proud of your design, the app works on every device you tested and there seems …

Apps

Nanorods Of Photocatalysts Achieve 100% Conversion From Solar Energy To Solar Fuel

There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me ramble on about this, my most favourite example of nature-inspired nanotechnology in previous …

Clean Energy

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

'Passive Wi-Fi' uses 10,000 times less power than normal to save your phone battery

Your smart devices are always virtually hopping around trying to connect to Wi-Fi, which is great for when you want to surf the Web but it hammers your battery.<p>Now a team of researchers from the University of Washington has created what they’re calling a Passive Wi-Fi system that uses almost no …

Wi-Fi

App monetization: An inside look

When developing an application, the elephant in the room is typically monetization. Whether or not you ideate and build with this at the forefront of the discussion, deciding how a program will make money ultimately decides its shelf life.<p>Appodeal, recent closer on a three million dollar round, …

AdTech

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

What’s Next in Computing?

The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles. There has been a lot of handwringing lately about …

Layer muses on messaging’s future — and why some brands should skip Facebook

If there’s anything that Facebook Messenger, Slack, and Operator have shown, it’s that we’re in an era of conversational commerce. It’s an environment where phone calls are eschewed in favor of instant messaging. But even with more applications and services incorporating chat services, until …

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know Before Moving to Silicon Valley

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

"Sea Bubble" Could Bring Driverless Car Tech to Urban Rivers Starting in Paris

Can automation take waterways by storm?<p>The world’s first flying water taxis will soon be floating passengers down the Seine river in Paris. The …

Microsoft patents a modular PC with stackable components

Microsoft has patented a “modular computing device” that would enable people to put together the exact PC components they want, allowing for replacement of certain parts rather than forcing people to buy entire new computers when they want upgrades.<p>Microsoft applied for the patent in July 2015, and …

Industrial Designer

Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

Social Media

TensorFlow

TensorFlow 1.8 has arrived!<p>We're excited to announce the release of TensorFlow 1.8! Check out the announcement to upgrade your code with …

Machine Learning

Yahoo Releases Its Biggest-Ever Machine Learning Dataset To The Research Community

Yahoo announced this morning that it’s making the largest-ever machine learning dataset available to the academic research community through its ongoing program, Yahoo Labs Webscope. The new dataset measures a whopping 13.5 TB (uncompressed) in size, and consists of anonymized user interaction …

Machine Learning