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Nimble VR aims to let you use your hands in virtual reality

Nimble VR is revealing its Nimble Sense technology today, which lets you use your hands in virtual reality worlds.<p>Virtual reality’s ability to transport you to an immersive world has generated a lot of excitement for company’s like Oculus VR, which Facebook acquired earlier this year for $2 …

Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits in Common

Maybe being an entrepreneur is in your DNA but, even if it's not, it's in your power to succeed at it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This Entrepreneur.com "best read'' was originally posted Oct. 28, 2014</i><p>Were you born to be an entrepreneur? Being successful requires a …

What To Do When Your Big Data Isn't Big Enough

<i>Gartner predicts that the cumulative Big Data spend for the period within 2011 and 2016 will reach a whopping $232 billion.</i><p>Storage of Big Data–and particularly unstructured data such as video, PPT presentations, and Word documents that do not fit into a database–has been the subject of considerable …

Twitter Unveils Its New Developer Toolkit—Fabric

Twitter is making its play for developers.<p>At its first-ever Flight developer conference, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced a new developer toolkit aimed at helping developers build and make money off applications on the Twitter platform. Called Twitter Fabric, the bundle of services includes …

Why Twitter launched Fabric, in 5 devastating charts

Yesterday Twitter unveiled Fabric, a semi-integrated suite of tools for mobile app developers. The company somewhat grandiosely refers to it as a “modular mobile platform,” but while it’s definitely modular and certainly focused on mobile, it’s not a platform in any commonly understood sense of the …

Meet Rooms, Facebook’s semi-anonymous app and first real attempt to fix the broken problem of social

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Facebook Rooms<p>There’s an argument to be made that Facebook built the current social networking era and then Facebook …

Security Will Need Big Insight, Not Just Big Data

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Neill Occhiogrosso is a partner at Costanoa Venture Capital.</i><p>In looking for new opportunities in security and many other sectors, we look for the echoes of the current IT mega-trends: cloud, mobile, big data. These trends, and especially the interactions between them, are dramatically …

U.K. Startup Swytch Is Building An App To Open Up The ‘Burner’ Phone Number Market

The telco industry has resisted change for years. That anti-innovation attitude, coupled with the rise of smartphones and fast data networks, provided ample opportunities for over-the-top startups to circumvent moribund and expensive telco offerings with VoIP and messaging apps that were both less …

The internet of things is becoming the next cloud battleground

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / asharkyu<p>Sensors and connected devices are popping up everywhere, and the data they’re producing has to …

Drivebot is a Fitbit for your car, helping you save grief, money, and gas

There are plenty of wearable devices out there to help you monitor your health, but a team from Thailand has applied that same concept to cars. The …

Why companies that rely on open-source projects must insist on a strong, enforceable code of conduct

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Boumen Japet/Shutterstock<p>Once derided and under constant legal attacks, open-source software is now a force in the …

How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61.<p>While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Amazon stock was down over 12% after a disappointing Q3 earnings call.</b> There were misses on both the top and bottom line.<p><b>2. Amazon is taking a $170 million charge for unsold Fire Phones.</b><p><b>3. Microsoft beat earnings estimates in its Q1 earnings.</b> The stock was up 4% last night.<p><b>4. A doctor in New</b> …

15 Exceptional Ways to Kick Your Productivity Way Up

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

How To Beat Procrastination (Backed By Research)

The bridge between now and your success is doing the work. So why do you try to jump, hang-glide or rope-swing your way across the gap? You’re wired to find shortcuts, smartcuts and hacks. It’s in your entrepreneurial DNA. When you finally accept that it’s time to do the work, beware!<p><b>There’s a</b> …

Best Websites — October 2014's Picks

Locating “The Top 10 Websites for Designers” each month is no easy task. HOW art director Adam Ladd meticulously combs the internet in search of …

Graphic Design

The Best Browser Privacy Tools (That Don’t Make Life More Difficult)

In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the …

Our experience design conference Roadmap is a month away

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>In less than a month, Gigaom’s experience design conference, Roadmap 2014, …

Quora Turned Into Something Its Cofounders Didn't Expect

It touches on everything from bizarre interview stories to how Steve Jobs would sell a pen.<p>Five years after its creation, Quora has made a name for itself, but interestingly, one of its founders did not necessarily anticipate that happening.<p>In light of Quora rolling out its first iPad app, Kurt …

Is it possible to scale civility on the Internet? Quora is trying

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Jonas M Luster/Flickr<p>Cyber-bullying has been a big issue for years now, but it has become particularly newsworthy in …

Why I Don’t Buy the Quora Hype

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not writing this in my capacity as a university professor or researcher; I don’t claim to be an expert on social networking; and I will be happy to be proven wrong—I have no vested interest in the success or failure of Quora. And, given the fire I’ve already …

Why Wesabe Lost to Mint

A number of people have asked and speculated about why the company I co-founded, Wesabe, shut down earlier this summer. Some of the claims or guesses …

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13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age | WIRED

13 lessons for a new era<p>We’re living amidst a new renaissance in design: Call it Silicon Modern—a moment made possible by cheap processors, new …