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A 15-feature “travel jacket” with eyemask and neck pillow is Kickstarter’s most-funded piece of clothing ever

Air travel is miserable. Aside from all the hassles of getting on the plane, once you’re in your cramped little seat it becomes difficult to do anything but sit upright, elbows tucked, and wait for the journey to be over.<p>In testament to what a nightmare it is, a Kickstarter campaign for a “travel …

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Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …

With 'Ingress,' the world is Google's game board

Your Android smartphone becomes your entry into a new dimension of video games with 'Ingress,' a sci-fi game that is played in the real world, in real-time, around the globe.<p>Want a glimpse into the future of video games? Tap into <i>Ingress</i>.<p>The real-world augmented reality game was launched quietly in …

10 Secrets to Successfully Pitching Investors for Big Money

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>A great idea doesn't cost a thing, but parlaying it into a successful business doesn't come cheap. Whether they need $5,000 or $500,000 to build their business, entrepreneurs more often than not must pitch their idea to investors to procure funding. The process …

Jimmy Wales - The freethinker

<b>“Wikipedia is subversive in an interesting way. I mean that in a good sense of subversive – subverting tyranny.”</b><p>Creative, bright, willful – Jimmy …

Apple in talks to buy Israeli tech company PrimeSense for $280 million. Just ...

Public<p><p>Israel is having quite a month.<p>Looks like Apple might buy PrimeSense. Don't know what they do? Check out my interviews with Primesense's CEO: …

Why Does Wikipedia Work?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Jimmy Wales' TEDTalk</b><p>Founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating to create a self-organizing, self-correcting, never-finished online encyclopedia.<p><b>About Jimmy</b> …

Thinking Outside The Dropbox: The Cloud Company Straps On Its Platform Shoes

Dropbox clearly wants to be more than a mere cloud-storage company. To get there, it’s trying to rally developers with a new suite of coding tools to shape what it calls the Dropbox Platform.<p>What’s The Dropbox Platform?<p>Dropbox, founded in 2007, offers two gigabytes of free cloud storage to users …

Valta lets you turn off gadgets from your smartphone

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>It’s safe to say that we’re entering the age of the smart home. With smart doors, smart appliances and smart thermostats to …

Latin America Is Home To The World's Fastest Growing Internet Market | Fox News

The future for Internet tech companies, online advertisers and mobile startups is south of the border, according to the analytic company Comscore.<p>Latin America has the fastest growing Internet market in the world, having increased 12 percent in the past year to more than 147 million unique visitors …

Moving is the worst. These tools make it a little better

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock<p>I’m moving, and while I have not yet found an app that will magically transport my stuff from the old …