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Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price

When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there's one thing we've learned about the Raspberry Pi, it's that there's always room for improvement. Today, the Zero has …

Affirm acquires budgeting app Sweep to expand into personal finance

Online lending company Affirm has announced it is acquiring Sweep, an app-based personal finance tool.<p>The move comes just two weeks after Affirm raised a $100M Series D round, which was partially raised to help the company expand into new product categories outside of lending.<p>Specifically, Max …

FinTech

A Tutorial on Drill-down FusionCharts in jQuery

When dealing with data analysis, most companies rely on MS Excel or Google Sheets, but dealing with data presented this way isn’t very eye-catching …

JavaScript

Which Tech Should You Learn Now?

There are so many tech stacks and platforms to chose from. Should you learn Angular 2, React, Node, or something else entirely? Let’s take a look at …

The World of Vinyl: 20 Albums That Defined 1973

Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s HBO series, <i>Vinyl,</i> is set in the music business of 1973, the point at which the overbearing weight of the reigning …

Hail, Coens! – The Indie Brothers’ Top 10 Films

News broke today (August 18) that a spin-off to the cult 1998 comedy <i>The Big Lebowski</i> is currently being worked on. But it won’t be another movie from …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

35 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions | Digital Adda

Google Chrome is the most used Web Browser worldwide, according to Alexa because of its swift performance, a clean interface and easy syncing with …

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online

<i>Editor’s note: The following post was written by</i> Office Servers and Services MVP Steve Smith <i>as part of our Technical Tuesday series—on bonus</i> …

The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

When you consider Bill Clinton’s svelte physique post-heart surgery and Paul McCartney’s on-stage energy, it may seem that vegetarianism is a …

Nutrition

Indie film buffs now have their own streaming service

In a sea of streaming movies, a new video service wants to curate quality films for viewers.<p>Tribeca Shortlist thinks decision fatigue is keeping …

Televisions

Features

Get started in seconds<p>Sign up for free and start monitoring your data. No setup, no credit card, no training. With our simple out-of-the box …

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

Episode 069 with Bradly Green on AngularJS—Office 365 Developer Podcast - Office Blogs

In this episode, Jeremy Thake and Richard DiZerega talk to Bradly Green, the engineering director at Google, on the AngularJS framework.<p>Download the …

Project manager's guide to planning a perfect project

Being a project manager is a tough job. There are constant demands on your time, people to keep on track, pressure to do a certain amount of work in …

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives • The 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now | SPIN

12 Sites That Will Teach You Coding for Free

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Over the past …

Online Education

Common Sense Education

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Call Me Lucky'; 'The End of the Tour'; Training Dogs For Film

Fresh Air Weekend<i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This</b> …

David Foster Wallace

$10 Million For UpCounsel Means Small Businesses Can Hire BigLaw Attorneys

UpCounsel, a marketplace for legal services, has pulled in $10 million in new funding to provide small businesses with attorneys at a fraction of the cost of a big law firm.<p>Menlo Ventures led the Series A round, with participation from previous investors Homebrew and Metamorphic Ventures, which …

Small Business

BBC Two - Later... with Jools Holland, Series 46, Episode 3

Joining Jools from London are Florence and the Machine who return to the show to debut tracks from their upcoming third album How Big How Blue How Beautiful, the Charlatans return to the studio for the first time in seven years to play a couple of numbers from recently released Modern Nature, their …

Jools Holland

Display SharePoint List Data Using REST and AngularJS: Part 1

Hi All.<p>So let's start with the requirements.<p><b>Requirement:</b> Get all the list items and display them in a specific format. (Actually here we have …

15 IKEA Hacks to Improve Your Morning Routine

Did you know that IKEA recently did a study on morning routines and discovered that the way you spend the first 59 minutes of your day can drastically affect how the rest of your day goes? They found that 55% of people do not consider themselves morning people, and that homes with children report …

Time Management

Taplet Lets You Pull HD Photos From Any Video With A Single Tap

The iPhone has offered the ability to take photos at the same time as you record video, but capturing photos from video that has already been captured isn’t quite so straightforward.<p>Taplet aims to solve that.<p>The company, with $1 million in seed funding, has created an app that lets users upload HD …

Mobile Photography

Website builder The Grid gets Chrome extension, iOS app, & automatic image cropping

You don’t necessarily have to be a good designer in order to craft a slick-looking website.<p>New tools and features from website-building startup The Grid make it easier to build a handsome site even if you lack design skills. Now The Grid offers a Chrome browser extension, an iOS app, and a new …

11 skills you need to master to land a $100,000 engineering job at Google

Google is the most desirable employer on Earth.<p>Engineers are the rock stars there — and they’re paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the …

Box’s Latest Vertical Package Focuses On Financial Services

Box has a plan to keep growing and it involves building vertical pillars on top of the base Box platform and APIs. To that end, Box announced a new financial services vertical today with a set of tools and technologies geared specifically to firms in the financial services industry.<p>The company …

Wall Street

Introducing New Plans and Pricing

Subscription Changes: $10 Basic and Larger Team Plans<p>Formotus this week rolled out two significant changes to our subscription plans and pricing …

Pay Per Click

Tailor Brands Raises $1.1 Million in Seed Funding To Build Out Its Automated Design Process

The algorithmic logo design startup Tailor Brands has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Disruptive Fund and various angel investors.<p>We first wrote about the beta launch of Tailor Brands at Disrupt San Francisco this past fall. It tested various branding concepts in beta. It’s now ready to …

Startups