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BMW's car subscription pilot program starts at $2,000 per month

The rumors of BMW's American branch joining the car subscription craze were true. The automaker has launched a pilot Access by BMW program in Nashville, giving you a more flexible alternative to ownership that lets you switch cars as often as you like (through a mobile app, of course) without …

Meet Lumi, the Los Angeles startup that just raised $9 million for a packaging business

It’s not every chief executive who wakes up in the morning to a view of their office door across the parking lot from the Airstream trailer they call home, but Jesse Genet isn’t every CEO.<p>Genet is the co-founder and chief executive of Lumi, a Los Angeles-based startup that supplies the packaging …

Nomad’s new wireless charging hub is a traveler’s best friend

If you spend any meaningful amount of time in hotels, you’ll know that many of them are still living in the age of the 30-pin adapter, even though most of us have already moved on to Lightning, wireless charging and USB-C. So it’s essential to pack charging equipment to handle any need that might …

Ubisoft acquires casual mobile game publisher Ketchapp

Even if you're a regular gamer, you might not know about Ketchapp. The publisher is only a couple of years old, and the games it posts to the Play …

ClassPass sacrifices 10% of customers in pursuit of healthier margins

ClassPass, the subscription service for fitness classes, became a household name because of one simple innovation.<p>The business model. Combining the breadth of a marketplace with a subscription pricing structure sparked a handful of similar startup launches (like Vive, which does the same thing with …

Asus Chromebook Flip: Nothing cheap about it except the price

Asus Chromebook Flip review<p>Flippin' premium convertible<p>Tablet in seconds<p>Excellent touchscreen<p>Total lightweight<p>Chrome OS<p>Tent mode<p>Big-ass bezels<p>Old …

An IBM engineer quit to become an Instagram star — these 29 photos prove it was a good idea

But his biggest passion was always photography, and after he saw his Instagram followers grow past 100,000, he quit his IBM job.<p>Now Roos is one of the most popular Instagram photographers, with more than 433,000 followers. Some of the world's biggest brands, including Samsung and Sony, reach out to …

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

In the late 1990s, one of the original portable music file formats -- the MP3 -- was causing quite a bit of bother. It had earned itself a reputation as a pirate format, mainly due to the sharing site Napster, which was at the height of its notoriety. While MP3 inevitably prevailed, there is a much …

How to make your site mobile ready

Mobile has the moxie and if your business hasn’t stepped up to the mobile bar, there is no doubt you’re missing out. Today we’re talking about the single most critical mobile component of your business: Your website. Is it mobile-friendly?<p>Google recently announced a major change to its algorithm, …

How to make money on Instagram

Although these are not directly clickable links within Instagram, using these techniques can help guide interested consumers to find your products or services. You’re trying to create an experience that gives your audience an easy path to make a purchase. Use caution if including a call to action …

'The Witcher 3's' Business Model Is A Revolution

Video games aren’t cheap to make. And among video games, open world games are special: you’ve got to make more content than most people can feasibly experience, you’ve got to record giant amounts of dialogue, you’ve got to make assets for all of that, and you’ve got to make functional mechanics to …

McKinney Community Fights Charges of Racism Brought on by Pool Party Video

A seven-minute video of a police officer's forceful treatment of pool-partying teenagers has thrust the town of McKinney, Texas into the fierce national debate over police tactics and racism — a tempest that some residents say their town doesn't deserve.<p>The episode has taken on a surreal quality, …

New WordPress Insights tool shows you the best time to post

WordPress is introducing more powerful analytics with a new tool called Insights.<p>The main new feature is the ability to tell you what times and days your website is most popular, for example 9:00AM and Tuesdays.<p>One neat tool for independent publishers is the Posting Activity visualization, a sort …

ASUS unveils updated Chromebox that’s extremely quiet and low-power in idle

The last Chromebox we saw from ASUS went on sale over a year ago starting at a mere $179, and now the company has announced its successor today at its Computex press conference in Taipei. For the uninitiated, Chromebox’s are desktop Chrome OS computers without a keyboard, mouse, or monitor included.<p>…

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