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Inside the crash of Fling, the startup whose founder partied on an island while his company burned through $21 million

In early July 2015, temperatures were rising in the boardroom on the top floor of a 12-story office block in Hammersmith, West London.<p>Marco Nardone, the 28-year-old CEO and founder of social-media app Fling, had called an emergency meeting the day after his app was removed from the App Store by …

Startups

Super Mario Run kommt im März für Android

Dass Super Mario Run sicherlich die erfolgreichste Nintendo App ist, gibt ihnen Auftrieb. Nach der iOS Version hat die Android Version jetzt ein Releasedatum. Im März. Die 40 Millionen der iOS-Version dürften sie locker überteffen, wie viele am Ende die 10 Euro für das vollständige Spiel bezahlen …

Digital

Scientists create 3D-printed objects that can change shape after they’re printed

3D printed plastics tend to remain pretty stable over time. For example, your 3D-printed Yoda won’t turn into a Chewbacca head without some severe plastic trauma… until now. Scientists at MIT have created a 3D printing technique that allows you to change the polymers in an object after printing. …

Free Radicals

2016 was supposed to be the year of VR. Instead, augmented reality ruled

All signs pointed to a revolution: Powerful VR headsets — Facebook’s Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and Sony’s PlayStation VR were about to make their …

Microsoft erklärt, was die Mixed Reality wirklich bedeutet

<b>Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Hyper Reality, Merged Reality, Mapped Reality – was war doch gleich was? In einem Erklärvideo</b> …

The All-American iPhone - MIT Technology Review

Donald Trump says that if he becomes president, he will “get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China.” …

THE VIRTUAL REALITY REPORT: How the early days of VR are unfolding and the challenges it must overcome to reach mass adoption

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>The virtual reality (VR) market has made significant strides throughout 2016.<p>New VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive debuted amid …

Virtual Reality

In Las Vegas laden Fußgänger eine Straßenbeleuchtung auf

So sieht dezentrale Energieversorgung aus. Las Vegas testet eine Straßenbeleuchtung, die ihre Energie aus Photovoltaik-Panelen auf den Lampenschirmen …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

HP Inc. stellt Mini-Workstation für CAD-Anwender vor

Die HP Workstation Z2 Mini ist 5,8 Zentimeter hoch und nimmt lediglich eine Grundfläche von 21,5 mal 21,5 Zentimetern ein. Sie wurde unter anderem …

Digital

The Tyranny of Simple Explanations

The history of science has been distorted by a longstanding conviction that correct theories about nature are always the most elegant ones.<p>Imagine you’re a scientist with a set of results that are equally well predicted by two different theories. Which theory do you choose?<p>This, it’s often said, is …

Infografik: Die vergangenen 15 Jahre und ihre Technologien

15 Jahre hat das neue Jahrtausend mittlerweile auf dem Buckel und in Fragen der Technikentwicklung sind 15 Jahre eine lange Zeit. Selbst vor zehn Jahre hätten die wenigsten auch nur an die Existenz eines Smartphones geglaubt und auch die Idee eines Autos von Suchmaschinenentwicklern hätte man als …

Wirtschaft

How Facebook is preparing for the video boom

Facebook, more than nearly any web company, knows how much people love watching videos.<p>So far this year, the social network’s users have watched an …

Drones + X

Small drones are advancing quickly. They used to be little else but sophisticated remote-controlled toys and people love to complain when we call them ‘drones’ because that implies that they are at least semi-autonomous (and maybe able to bomb a terrorist (and a few innocent bystanders)). But …

Beacons are moving out of the pilot phase and helping retailers and marketers revolutionize in-store shopping

Beacons can be used to power indoor maps, payments services, and location-sensitive product catalogs. There are many different beacon hardware vendors and systems — including Apple's iBeacon system — but they all share some basic characteristics. Namely, they allow retailers and event organizers to …

eCommerce

Automatische Bremssysteme werden quasi Standard: Massiver Fortschritt in der Fahrzeugsicherheit

Auffahrunfall mit vielen Verletzten: vollautomatische Bremsen inallen Serienfahrzeugen können helfen, diese schlimmen Bilder zu verhindern.<p>Bild: …

Wirtschaft

Warum benutzt niemand Helicon Triebwerke?

Auch mir passiert es immer wieder, dass ich vergesse mir die entscheidenden Fragen zu stellen, oder zumindest hartnäckig genug nach den Ursachen für …