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E-paper sneakers change your style on the fly

If you're the sort to buy multiple pairs of sneakers just to make sure your footwear is always fashionable, you might soon have a way to save a lot of money. David Coelho is crowdfunding ShiftWear, or sneakers that have color e-paper displays in their sides. You only need a mobile app to change …

The founder of Oculus says schools need his invention because 'classrooms are broken'

"Classrooms are broken. Kids don't learn the best by reading books," Luckey said at the Dublin Web Summit, according to The Guardian.<p>"There's clearly value in real-world experiences: going to do things. That's why we have field trips. The problem is that the majority of people will never be able to …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

How corporate fears of hacks just created Silicon Valley's newest $1 billion startup

Don't want to become the next Ashley Madison? Silicon Valley thinks you need to upgrade your security.<p>Investors are putting their faith in a company you may never have heard of called Okta. The six-year-old San Francisco-based company provides software that gives businesses an extra layer of …

The IoT Sector Could Be A $7 Trillion Market Opportunity

Manav Gupta, founder and chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Internet Of Things (IoT) accelerator Brinc, tells me that the IoT sector could be a $7 trillion market opportunity.<p>He also says that the IoT sector’s future is what he calls IoT 2.0, where smart devices talk to each other and are …

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe on the future of virtual reality

With the Oculus Rift headset due to launch early in 2016 after what feels like an eternity of build up, consumer level virtual reality is about to …

Virtual Reality

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Amazon wants to build drive-up grocery stores

If you enjoy the luxury of ordering groceries online but would rather not wait at home for your food deliveries, Amazon might soon come to your rescue. <i>Silicon Valley Business Journal</i> understands that Amazon is working on a drive-up grocery store in Sunnyvale, California (a possible concept …