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10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

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Startups

The Modern JavaScript Developer’s Toolbox

<i>The Web Platform has gone a long way since HTML5 was first made popular and people started looking into JavaScript as a language that could do build</i> …

JavaScript

Average penis size revealed in study results

The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) in length when erect, and 11.66cm (4.6 inches) around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 penises around the world.<p>In a flaccid state, it found, the penis of the average man is 9.16cm (3.6 inches) in length …

Anti-Social Behaviour

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

Vertical farm can make 44,000 pounds of tomatoes on the side of a parking lot

Project lets Wyoming town keep growing food all year long<p>The Wyoming town of Jackson gets long and bitter winters. One mile above sea level in a landlocked state, months of heavy snow leave the town unable to grow much of its own produce, forcing it to import fresh fruit and vegetables from other …

Musikki opens up real-time music database to app developers

Musikki is the music world’s answer to IMDb – it provides a comprehensive database of information on musicians including their background, concert dates and news, and allows users to buy music through its app.<p>Today, the company has announced the launch of its Music API, which developers can use to …

Databases

Samsung's homegrown '5G' comes with a catch

Samsung and HTC's new smartphones may command the bulk of the attention at this year's Mobile World Congress but the show isn't just about new handsets. Samsung and Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom will use the show to demonstrate a new mobile data system that'll reach of speeds up to 7.5Gbps. …

How to Track if an Email has been Read

We send a lot of important emails and never get any replies. But sometimes these emails might not be delivered and there are chances that these …

Apps

Startup success factors: Short names and an office in Silicon Valley, study finds.

Writing a recipe for startup success is like trying to bottle lightning. Estimates, after all, put the startup failure rate as high as 90 percent; …