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Google’s Sergey Brin said to be working on a zeppelin-like airship

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been known to enjoy ambitious flights of technological fancy, but this may be his flightiest: Bloomberg reports the enigmatic billionaire, who favors dark attire and once leapt out of an airplane wearing Google Glass to promote the launch of the wearable, is now …

Aviation

5 Ways to Create a 'FunTasktic' Work Culture

What makes Google, CISCO, Dell, and Starbucks some of the best places to work for? Certainly, they pay their employees well, but it’s not the only …

Employee Engagement

10 Simple Ways to Gain More Instagram Followers

Who said earning followers had to be difficult? Most times, it’s as easy as watching what you post.<p>Gaining Instagram followers as potential customers …

Marketing

Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface

In case you’ve been dying to use Linux-like command line on your Android device – or you simply want people to stop playing with your phone – this app might be precisely what you’ve been looking for.<p>Available for free, Linux CLI Launcher is an unusual app launcher that turns your regular Android …

The Top 28 Marketing Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Learn everything you need to know about marketing, growth and entrepreneurship.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “If we encounter a …

Marketing

Korea’s Ticket Monster nabs $115M at a $1.4B valuation to ramp up in grocery

After an M&A rollercoaster that involved getting acquired by LivingSocial and then Groupon (before getting spun out again), Korea’s Ticket Monster, a mobile e-commerce marketplace, today is announcing a major cash injection to boost its chances as an independent company in a highly competitive, …

Venture Capital

Industry pioneer is under the impression that wireless charging will be a ‘standard feature’ on iPhone 8

Powermat Technologies, a self-described “pioneer in the rapidly emerging wireless charging industry”, just hired the CEO of CompuCom, a “leading …

Mobile app startups: Zeeno, Overnight and SpeechCode

This is a regular roundup of some of the latest <b>mobile application startup</b> launches in travel covering everything from trip inspiration and planning …

Multimedia

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Genetics

This cyborg insect could bring big advances In medical care

Scientists look to flying animals — birds, bats and insects — for inspiration when they design airborne drones. But researchers are also investigating how to use technology to interact with, and even guide, animals as they fly, enhancing the unique adaptations that allow them to take to the air.<p>To …

InterAct

The surgeon giving his patients VR instead of sedatives

In Mexico’s most violent state, a surgeon is using virtual reality to relieve the pain and stress of operations when sedatives are not possible. Jo Marchant watched him as he works.<p>Ana Maria has never been to Machu Picchu. The 61-year-oldalways wanted to visit the mountain ruins but she suffers …

Virtual Reality

Solar Charger Lets You Power Your Phone From the Sky

As connected as we all are to our various mobile devices, it seems impossible that outlets aren't a standard feature up at 30,000 feet (especially …

iPhone users beware! This simple text message can crash any iPhone: But here's how to fix it

If you have a reputation to maintain as an elite prankster, this will certainly give you a boost.<p>Apple iPhone and iPad users are at high risk of …

5 Facts About Stocks Every Retiree Should Know

Many retirees think that they should pull away from the stock market, mistakenly believing that the risks involved with stocks makes them unsuitable investments for a retiree's portfolio. Yet the fact is that with retirees living longer than ever, having stocks in your investment portfolio is …

Lite-On Semiconductor to Provide Wireless Charging Components for iPhone 8

Lite-On Semiconductor is to provide integrated chip components for the next-generation "iPhone 8" that will support fast wireless charging, according to a new report out today.<p>According to Chinese-language paper <i>Commercial Times</i>, the Taiwan-based maker of discrete and analog IC components will …

Swiss cops use anti-drone guns at the World Economic Forum

Swiss authorities have added another security measure for this year's World Economic Forum in Davos: anti-drone guns. <i>Bloomberg</i> has spotted local police preparing HP 47 Counter UAV Jammers to make sure no unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) gets too close to the venue, whether it's sent by a spy …

Want to Be Financially Fit in 2017? Use These Tips | Investopedia

The beginning of the year is a great time to reorganize your financial goals and the way that you aim to reach them. Here are six top tips on taking …

How Designers And Developers Can Work With A President Who Doesn’t Trust Technology

The government’s digital footprint is still in its infancy. Huge product VP Dan Hou considers how to help it grow up–with or without Trump’s help.<p>For people who work at the intersection of technology and government, Trump’s presidency is a source of deep uncertainty. After all, President Obama was …

Innovation

How can I tell if a PC processor is any good?

The processor is the most important part of a computer, but CPU names and numbers don’t mean much to most people. Regular commenter 75drayton wants help figuring them out<p><i>I had no idea the Core i3-6100 you mentioned last week is faster than some of the slower i5 chips. Is there any chance of you</i> …

Computer Hardware

Encrypted email service ProtonMail now supports Tor to thwart meddling governments

Encrypted email service ProtonMail is doubling down on its privacy credentials today with the news that it will now allow users to connect their email accounts through the Tor network.<p>Founded out of CERN in Switzerland back in 2013, ProtonMail launched globally last year with the promise of …

Privacy

Apple and Amazon end audiobook deal to avoid antitrust case

Apple has settled a possible antitrust lawsuit to the satisfaction of European Commission regulators and German Federal Cartel Office, after scrapping an exclusivity deal with the Amazon-owned Audible.<p>The investigation dates back to November 2015, following complaints from the German Publishers and …

The Monica Lewinsky scandal is getting the 'People v. O.J.' treatment

Ryan Murphy's <i>American Horror Story</i> franchise is already six seasons deep (with two more on the way), and his <i>American Crime Story</i> saga is rapidly …

Meet the ride-sharing app being used by thousands attending the Women’s March

More than 250,000 people across the country are expected to attend the Women’s March on Washington the day after President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. That means hundreds of thousands of people have had to figure out how to get to and from the event.<p>Adam Nestler sees that logistical …

Peanut is a new startup from Deliveroo co-founder and former Badoo deputy CEO

Peanut — which TechCrunch understands will launch as early as next month — is a new London startup founded by ex-Badoo deputy CEO Michelle Kennedy and Deliveroo co-founder and former CTO Greg Orlowski.<p>Initially available for iOS, the app appears to be a social networking platform, designed to …

Startups

The Ideal Amount of Protein to Eat After Exercise

If you’ve read our article about eating enough protein and want to get really serious about getting the most out of your exercise program, then you …

U.S. jobless claims fall unexpectedly in latest week

The number of Americans filing initial claims for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week back to near the lowest levels in decades.<p>Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 234,000 for the week ended Jan. 14, the Labor Department said on …

How to Get a Stronger WiFi Signal

... without upgrading your internet connection.<p>Location, location, location—that adage definitely applies when it comes to coaxing stronger WiFi from …

Wi-Fi

Clean Energy Will Thrive In 2017 Because It's Cheap And Companies Want To Buy It

Every January, Michael Liebreich and Angus McCrone, founder and chief editor of Bloomberg New Energy Finance respectively, look into their crystal ball and predict what is going to happen in clean energy markets in the year ahead. At the end of the year, they come back to their forecasts and look …

Renewable Energy

Newspaper reporters beware of Xiao Nan, the first Chinese robot journalist, who wrote an article in just a second!

The robot journalist Nan, is capable of writing both short as well as long articles, Wan Xiaojun, a professor at Peking University, revealed<p>For the …