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Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

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Report: Uber is working on another $1 billion in funding

Car service startup Uber is looking to raise another $1 billion in funding just months after completing a major round, according to a new report.<p>The …

60 seconds with a simple but smart home monitoring device

There are already plenty of ways to keep an eye on your abode from afar, so any new home monitoring product better have a fresh approach if it wants to stand out from the competition. For start-up Form Devices, the goal wasn't to create an elaborate, connected home security system that did <i>more</i> than …

Mobile app developers: Here's an API for user acquisition

CEO David Dundas calls it the “Stripe for mobile advertising.” That might be a little over the top, but the point is made: Decisive is trying to make the hardest problem in mobile development as simple as adding an API.<p>“Most app developers neglect app promotion because it seems like a black box,” …

Accounts Launches A New Address Book For iOS That Tracks Your Many Identities

An application called Accounts, live now on iOS to start, is a new attempt at developing a universal address book. While many competitors that have gone before it have focused on aggregating user accounts from the major social networks – like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, Accounts is interesting …

Jawbone Up24: Another Small Step for Activity Tracking

Wearable activity-tracking devices, which measure your steps and caloric burn, among other things, still aren’t mainstream. But they’re slowly …

Fitness Technology

Facebook Patents Point To An All-Seeing, All-Hearing Instagram Video

Facial recognition, landmark detection, and even audio cues picked up through your phone’s microphone could let Instagram Video intelligently suggest a cover frame for mini-movies or even tag them, according to recent Facebook patents. The tech could route each video to the right people and put its …

Waiting stinks: How to redesign your product’s dead time

Recently my family gathered in North Carolina to celebrate a milestone in my sister’s life, and we arrived 10 minutes early for our reservation at a …

The first arrest filmed on Google Glass?

"No, officer! Don't arrest me, arrest him! The weirdo with the strange glasses! He's far more dangerous than I could ever be!"<p>Had one New Jersey reveler been slightly more mentally alert on July 4, he might have used this dialogue to divert the police's attention.<p>Instead, his arrest was filmed …

MIT tool connects the dots of your life through Gmail metadata

How much does the metadata gathered in your inbox reveal about you? Quite a lot, judging by what researchers at the MIT Media Lab have managed to accomplish with Immersion. They've built a web app that — once you grant it permission to do so — digs through your email history to piece together a …