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Desktop Metal raises $115 million to make metal 3D printing more accessible

Desktop Metal, a company specializing in bringing metal 3D printing systems to more manufacturers and engineers, has raised $115 million in a series D round of investment from a slew of notable investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), New Enterprise Associates (NEA), GE Ventures, Future …

Startups

This modular solar panel system can be embedded just about anywhere

Platio incorporates recycled plastic into solar pavers, benches, and decks<p>From roofs to roads, and even wall paint, solar-embedded infrastructure is having a moment. Joining the buzz is Platio, a Budapest-based solar paver company that’s already installed public projects in Hungary, Sweden, and …

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

We've been swapping DNA for a long time.<p>A femur discovered in a cave in southwestern Germany has provided researchers with firm evidence that a small …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

This Scientist Has Come Up With A Mathematical Model For A Time Machine

After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.<p>Ben Tippett, a mathematics and …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

A New "Solar Paint" Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Powerful Paint<p>Powering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some …

Scientists Discover That Our Brains Can Process the World in 11 Dimensions

Seeing Like Never Before<p>Neuroscientists have used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the structure of our brains. What …

4 Tips for Building a Million-Dollar Business

The reason so many new businesses fail? Expectation misalignment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seventy-five percent of startups fail, many of them epicly. Of the thousands of companies founded every year,a mere fraction survive. And, of those few remaining, only a …

Entrepreneurship

Homer Simpson defeats Google's all-powerful DeepMind artificial intelligence

Super computer not smart enough to visually recognise many of Homer's signature actions.<p>D'oh! You'd never believe it, but in a new research paper, …

Scientists Finally Witnessed a Phenomenon That Einstein Thought "Impossible"

Celestial Warping<p>According to Einstein’s general relativity theory, spacetime bends or gets distorted when it crosses a massive object due to its …

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills .</i>

Software

HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road

Today, we deployed HTTPS by default on Stack Overflow. All traffic is now redirected to https:// and Google links will change over the next few …

Software Development

3D printing gets another dimension

By now you’re probably familiar with 3D printing, in which a computer is used to control the deposition of a material in successive layers to create …

Fabrication

Coding In The Age Of Code Components

This is the age of code components. Web, React, Angular, Vue, and even Node components are the building blocks of pretty much everything these …

Get a Dell E525w all-in-one color laser printer for $129.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>This is another rerun, and actually with a slightly higher price than last time (just $10) -- …

Marijuana stocks jump on legalization reports

Canadian-list marijuana stocks jumped on Monday amid reports that Ottawa is rushing to announce legislation for the recreational use of the drug before April 20.<p>Shares of Canopy Growth Corp. (WEED-T), Canada's largest producer, and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. (OGI-X) were each up eight per cent in …

Train to get certified in Microsoft Excel for just $15

Decades ago, when tech pioneers like IBM first tried to encourage business owners into bringing computers into the office, the spreadsheet was one of their most attractive enticements.<p>The benefits of a neatly organized, easily cross-referenced spreadsheet to put a company into immediate perspective …

Liquid energy storage system gets the "MOST" out of the Sun

Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source …

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

TIL

We all know how good is Chrome Dev Tools when it comes to the web debugging capabilities. There are number of features in the Dev Tools which are …

Optimus Modular 3D Printer, Laser And Desktop CNC Machine In One (video)

Developers, makers and hobbyists looking for a desktop CNC cutter, 3D printer and laser engraver may be interested in any new modular system called …

Airbus Wants to Test Its Flying Car Prototype This Year

The aviation giant wants the autonomous flying taxis to work like ride-share services.<p>Airbus Group announced today that it plans to test an autonomous airborne taxi prototype for one passenger by the end of 2017, according to a report from<i>Reuters.</i> The aviation giant sees flying taxis as the next …

Quiz: What CSS framework should you use?

CSS can revolutionise your web layouts, help you create animated menus, responsive layout grids and more – but it can also be a real nightmare. We’ve …

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Web Design

How Thinking Like a Designer Can Unlock Organic Growth

To truly grow your business, invest in the things that don't go out of style: quality, freedom and purpose.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my company decided to go full time, we made a big decision right off the bat: As designers, we wanted to focus our energy on</i> …

Entrepreneurship