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NASA Releases More Than 1,000 Computer Codes to Spark Innovation

In an effort to spur innovation inside and outside the space industry, NASA is releasing more than 1,000 of its computer codes to the public Thursday …

Space Exploration

LogMeIn's join.me Named Finalist for Most Innovative Mobile Solution and Best B2B Product in 2014 MITX What's Next Awards

BOSTON, Apr 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>LogMeIn , Inc. LOGM, +0.73% has been named a finalist for the 2014 MITX What's Next Awards in …

Innovation

Logitech Unveils Innovative New Smartphone Case Solution

Logitech has unveiled a suite of mobile accessories designed for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s that combines beautiful design with unparalleled …

Big Money for Mobile Crowdsourced Transit App Moovit, With Sequoia Leading $28M Round

The notion that public transportation is a large and growing global opportunity for a tech company might seem a bit of a strange one. But, as Moovit …

Startups

Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch Needs More Time

As a kid, you might have dreamed of the day where you could own a smartwatch like the ones you used to see in old Dick Tracy comics, or on “The …

Alphabet Of The Future: 26 Experimental And Innovative Typographies

The alphabet like you've never seen it before -- 26 experimental and technologically-innovative typographies.<p><i>Jelte van Abbema's bacteria typeface</i><p>Anyone who has eaten alphabet soup is guilty of building their own typography. Sure, the actual pursuit of arranging types is a lot more complicated than …

United Kingdom

Will Wearable Technology Be the Next Big Innovation in Health Care?

Health-care spending in the United States is hovering at around 18% of GDP, and the industry is facing pressure to quickly become more efficient. …

Top 6 Green Innovations of 2013 - Vote for Your Favorite!

Green technology advances by leaps and bounds – and in 2013 we saw no shortage of incredible innovations. From an ingenious ocean cleanup invention …

TaDaweb Lets You Create ‘Small Data’ Mashups Without Writing A Single Line Of Code

There is much talk about “Big Data” and the power it can provide. But with <i>Big Data</i> can come <i>Big Prices</i> associated with the cost and complexity of wrangling all that information.<p>According to TaDaweb — a company displaying this week at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 — the data many businesses are trying …

Mobile News App Circa Launches Its Web Platform For Browsing And Following Stories

Circa, a startup that offers quick and mobile news consumption, is expanding its services to the web by launching its online platform for following and sharing news. While the website doesn’t have the full functionality of the iOS app, the company aims to complete it later this year.<p>The mission of …

Soil IQ looks to design, data and connectivity to make gardening & farming more sustainable

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Startup Re:char has spun out a new venture called Soil IQ, which will launch the entrepreneurs’ connected soil sensor gadget, …

30 startup tips for avoiding failure, from successful founders

Toying around with the idea of starting a company? Worried about things that may go wrong or making the wrong decisions? Did you just start a company but are concerned about how you are doing things? You are not alone, and you definitely are not in unchartered waters.<p>There are not only many …

Google unveils Constitute, a new project to view the world’s constitutions

Google wants to help the countries of the world write their next constitution.<p>With a new project called Constitute, the search giant aims to make it …

WeChat users in China get their own vending machines

WeChat users in China can now quench their thirst in-between chatting online with their buddies using new WeChat vending machines.<p>During a month-long …

To keep hackers away from implanted devices, researchers use the heartbeat as a password

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock<p>Just like a phone or computer, devices implanted inside the body can be hacked; potentially with …

How Social Technologies Can Kickstart Innovation

The collaboration landscape is no longer about isolated groups of people that work together to complete a specific job. Today, enterprise collaboration extends more broadly across the organization, encouraging partnerships across teams that might not have previously worked together. What's the …

Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

Google I/O got most of the attention this week, but a conference at the other end of Silicon Valley showed there's plenty of innovation happening in the word of data centers, too.<p>On the exhibition floor at the Uptime Institute Symposium, I/O Data Centers showed software that lets a facilities …

Gamification: Using play to motivate employees and engage customers

Smart businesspeople have long understood the value of competition as a motivator. Performance leaderboards hold a prominent place in sales offices, on factory floors, and in other business environments. Academic institutions use GPAs and class rankings to inspire a competitive edge. In a famous …

How small businesses can mine big data

As buzzwords go, big data is currently one of the most powerful—and one of the most perplexing. It sounds like something only multinational conglomerates can afford. But the concept of analyzing very large amounts of data and looking within it for patterns, trends, and insights is one that nearly …

LinkedIn University Pages are a case study in building big data apps the right way

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Professional network LinkedIn (s lnkd) rolled out its new University Pages feature last week to much fanfare, but the pages …

Free Trial - Salesforce 30-Day

Try the world’s #1 CRM solution free for a full<br>30 days.<p>Questions? Call us at 1-855-909-8432.<p>Sell smarter with Sales Cloud — find more customers, grow …

PMP or PRINCE2? Which Is Right for You?

PMP – a far more stringent set of prerequisites must be met before you can attempt the PMP exam. So if you are just breaking into the sector then you …

How Organizational Change Impacts Projects

Heraclitus wrote, “There is nothing permanent except change.” This is especially true in business today where change is a continuous process and is …

Project Management Blogs You Should Follow in 2013

During 2012 I had the great pleasure of getting to know some of the best project management professionals in the industry. Many of them have blogs or …

The Future Of Working From Home

Does your company let you work from wherever you want? If it doesn’t, it may be watching as progress passes it by. The next generation of working doesn’t require a desk.<p>Sometimes it seems that a new study comes out every day touting the benefits of working remotely–it makes you more productive, …

The Workplace
Economics