Stefan Aumano

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Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

So viel Geld hat jeder Löwe bei DHDL investiert

. Nach zwei Staffeln und über 115 Pitches ziehen wir Bilanz: Wie viel Geld haben die Löwen versprochen? Und vor allem: Wie viel Geld ist wirklich …

Enter sugar snake: Hands-on with MEL Science's chemistry kit

Physicist and mathematician by training and a father of four, Philippov sold his first company, SPB Software, to Russia’s Yandex four years ago, and recently quit the Internet giant in order to start a new venture.<p>“When I was a kid, I wanted to be a scientist, but eventually became a programmer,” …

One of Silicon Valley's most secretive startups raised $105 million and is now worth over $20 billion

Its latest round of financing now totals more than $554 million at a valuation of $20.2 billion, according to PitchBook data.<p>In July, the secretive big-data company confirmed it had issued $500 million in stock, but had sold only $450 million of it.<p>Wednesday's filing amends that number to a total …

Germaine Greer's 'Lop Off Your D***' Statement On Trans Views Inflames Cardiff University Ban Row

Germaine Greer has responded directly to a group of students trying to ban the prominent feminist from delivering a lecture at Cardiff University …

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A photographer traveled to every brothel in Nevada — here's what they are really like

Now he's been to every single one in the state.<p>Over the course of five years, McAndrews made regular trips to Nevada's legal brothels, staying anywhere from a week to a month each time. He stayed in bedrooms in the houses, shared a bathroom with the working girls, and saw the world that no one — …

Skype URLs make it ridiculously easy to video chat with anyone, no account needed

Skype is making a small but important change that will make video and voice calls a lot more accessible: You can now invite anyone to a conversation with a simple URL, and they don’t even need to have the app installed or own a Skype account.<p>To receive a conversation URL, you can just click the …

How to View Detailed Battery Info on Your iPhone

In iOS 9, you can view specifics on which apps are using your iPhone’s battery. If you find your battery is draining quickly, viewing detailed battery info is a great way to figure out why. You can see which apps use chunks of your battery life, how long the app was active, and how long the app was …

LinkedIn Wants To Shut Down An App That Reveals Your Age

The extension works by analyzing data points on the public profile, such as the year you graduated college and the dates of your work experience, and gives an estimated age range. When I tested it on myself and a handful of colleagues of varying ages, it is indeed pretty accurate, as long as you …

Russian hackers breached Dow Jones for trading tips: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Russian hackers had infiltrated Dow Jones & Co to steal information to trade on before it was made public, and the breach was “far more serious than a lower-grade intrusion” disclosed by the company, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.<p>A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this …

This is what happens when 30,000 people try to compose a single song (it’s pretty good!)

We’ve seen Twitch plays Pokemon and Twitch plays Dark Souls, but how about Twitch plays piano? That’s the spirit crowdsound.net is aiming for by creating a crowd-sourced melody.<p>It’s a simple premise: visit the page, listen to the music created so far, and select which note you think should come …

Spotify reacts to Joanna Newsom’s “villainous cabal” criticisms

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times on Friday, musician Joanna Newsom had some harsh words for Spotify.<p>While discussing her new album, the eccentric singer-composer-harpist laid out her complaints with the music streaming service using the quirkiest, most Joanna Newsom-sounding metaphor …

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One of the UK's biggest ever tech hubs is set to open within months at the London Olympic Park

The UK government said the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics cost £8.92 billion. That reportedly works out at £142 per head for every man, woman and child in the UK.<p>It's therefore no surprise that there was pressure on the organisers of the Olympics to find new uses for the facilities.<p>London …

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Google, micro-learning & the future of education

Over the last several months my co-founder Chirag and I have spent a lot of time thinking about micro-learning as we build our startup, Lrn. We are big supporters of the micro-learning format -specifically on mobile- and believe it can make educational content easily accessible to a global audience.<p>…

Innovation: Forscher fordern neue Innovationskultur

Forscher fordern neue Innovationskultur<p>Innovation:<p><b>Am Dienstag trafen sich 400 Forscher aus 30 Nationen in Budapest zur wichtigsten internationalen</b> …

Guttenberg berät die Lufthansa nun bei Innovations-Fragen

Übersicht. Lufthansa Innovation Hub, iKiosk, OnlineFussballManager, SoundCloud und Ballou PR – diese Digital-Unternehmen verlieren oder gewinnen …

Projekt Worth für mehr Innovation in Europa

Serge Rombi, Euronews-Journalist, hat sich im französischen Modeinstitut in Paris mit Danièle Clutier, der Koordinatorin einer europäischen Initiative getroffen. Das Projekt Worth fördert Innovation indem es Partnerschaften zwischen kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen einerseits und der Welt der …

The videogame that teaches business strategy better than professors

I’ve spent most of my career as a teacher. I think of education as a holy calling. Yet I now find myself in the uncomfortable position of championing computer games that will put teachers out of jobs.<p>Videogames have already been used successfully to teach elementary-school students basic math …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 1: Breezeblock Dubstep Warz (2006)<p>Then closely intertwined with the grime scene, the slow, bass-heavy sound of dubstep …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Why Are Millennials So Obsessed With Food?

The author Eve Turow argues that a generation’s taste for natural ingredients will shape the future of restaurants, grocery stores, and agriculture.<p>When Eve Turow returned to her college campus for her five-year reunion, she realized that she’d changed: Back when she was in college, she was content …

The surprising second lives of prisons | CNN Travel

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

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10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

A New Caption That Works for Every New Yorker Cartoon

In 2006, a blogger named Charles Lavoie argued that every <i>New Yorker</i> cartoon—from bears-waiting-in-an-elevator to two-old-businessmen-playing-with-dolls—could be aptly captioned “Christ, what an asshole!” Lavoie was correct: They totally could. He documented the rewritten cartoons on his blog for …

What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future.<p>"France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series of paintings, made by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910, shows artist …

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Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

Artist Casts Beautiful Blooms to Create "Fossils" of Everyday Life

London-based artist Rachel Dein of Tactile Studio preserves everyday objects in a unique way. Using the process of casting, she presses both natural and man-made materials into wet clay and then fills the voids with a combination of plaster and concrete. What results are slabs that showcase the …