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What We Know From A Decade Of SaaS

As the number of unicorns, those private companies valued at a billion dollars or more, has moved from a handful to a herd in Silicon Valley, many are left wondering just how arbitrary valuations have become. For founders in search of their next round of funding, trying to determine your company’s …

HidrateMe Is A Connected Water Bottle That Will Glow When You Need To Take A Sip

HidrateMe aims to help you fill up on your H20 with a sensor that monitors your intake and syncs that information up with an app on your smartphone. Should you need more water than you are ingesting, the bottle will glow.<p>The bottle is also doing exceptionally well on Kickstarter right now. The …

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

The Next Big Thing In Algorithm-Driven Recommendation Services? Humans

Text Rex, from the Infatuation food and drink site, gives local search a personal touch.<p>I’m texting with a stranger about dive bars. No, this isn’t a Tinder date in the making. I’m just looking for places to go hang out after work. But rather than firing up Yelp or letting Foursquare push …

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Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming, watching videos or holding their hands. UC Berkeley's BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) isn't nearly that dependent, however. The machine uses neural network-based deep …

Brain-Powered Prosthetics Get Closer To Becoming An Everyday Reality

A friend growing up had a combination of prosthetic legs that replaced the limbs he’d been born without pretty admirably, using a combination of hydraulics and mechanical joints, but without any real smarts and so with considerably limitations (he drove using steering wheel-mounted controls rather …

Alarm.com files to raise $75 million through initial public offering

Security and home automation company Alarm.com, riding the interest in the smart home, has filed to raise up to $75 million through an initial public …