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Cadillac Introduces BOOK, a luxury car subscription service: Drive any Cadi you want with the convenience of ownership without the hassle of ownership

By Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten<p>For three months this past Fall we had the opportunity to participate in a pilot program exploring a new business concept and consumer experience for luxury car sharing. Today, BOOK by Cadillac goes live in the NYC metro area with a $1500 monthly service that removes …

Carsharing

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

Lab-Gallery Aquaints Non-Techies with the Connected Home

Lab-Slash-Gallery Aquaints Non-Techies with the Connected Home<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an …

Why A Rewards-Based System Has The Power To Transform The Healthcare Industry [Future Of Health]

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an intimate conference where emerging pioneers and established experts …

How To Pitch Investors On A Connected Device

Whether you are making a wearable or home automation device, these are the things to think about before pitching your idea.<p>Renee DiResta invests in connected hardware.<p>She’s a venture capitalist with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, which has helped fund companies including LittleBits and Misfit …

Computer Science

R/GA Announces The 10 Startups In Its Connected Devices Accelerator

R/GA and Techstars have chosen 10 companies to develop tech that will connect the physical and digital worlds in the first cohort of their Connected Devices Accelerator.<p>When it comes to connected devices, the futuristic dream of a being able to communicate with the objects in your life is not very …

GE’s Stake In Quirky Marks A Surge In The Connected Devices Market

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>Wearable X CEO …

Starbucks Will Roll Out Smart Coffee Machines That Track User Preferences

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an intimate conference where emerging pioneers and established experts …

Make Your Innovative Idea Seem Less Terrifying

Four years ago, Craig Hatkoff, co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, approached me about a brainstorm: an event recognizing and celebrating breakthrough innovators. When I suggested to Clayton Christensen that we partner with Hatkoff to create the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Clay’s …

Ford's 3D-Printed Haptic Shift Knob Demonstrates the Promise of Open-Source Vehicle Telematics

Ford research engineer Zach Nelson hacked up an Xbox 360 controller, and used an out-of-date MakerBot Thing-O-Matic, to make a rather interesting mod …

Driverless Cars

Robot Lets People Remotely Experience An Italian Vacation

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an intimate conference where emerging pioneers and established experts …

Could This Idiotic Product Help “The Internet Of Things” Go Mainstream?

Egg Minder might be dumb product design, but as a piece of mass communication about web-connected products, it just might be genius.<p>Pop quiz: how many eggs are in your refrigerator <i>right now</i>? For most of us, there are three possible answers:<p>Enough.<br>• Who cares.<br>• I don’t know, let me open the fridge and …

Internet of Things

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

New Research: You’re Doing Customer Experience Innovation Wrong

“Innovation” has become a buzzword in the customer experience field.<p>In a recent Forrester survey of 100 customer experience professionals, nearly half of respondents said that their executive team’s strategy for customer experience is market differentiation. And an ambitious 13% said that they’ll …

Starbucks Concept Store Looks Like Traditional Japanese Teahouse

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CRN Internet of Things News

Internet of Things

Free your Fitbit: can a 'Human API' liberate your health data from corporate overlords?

First came the fitness trackers. Wearable electronic sensors like the Fitbit, Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, and Withings have taken off in recent years, letting users automatically collect oodles of data on their running mileage, food intake, and general activity levels. But the boom in body tracking …

MOVABLE Raises $1.9 Million In Seed Funding, Now For An A-Round

Wrist-worn activity monitors abound these days, from Nike’s FuelBand to Jawbone’s UP system and Fitbit’s activity products. Newcomer to the space, MOVABLE, just got fueled up to compete, taking $1.9 million in seed funding.<p>The Cleveland, Ohio-based company’s MOVband operates by using a device that …

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …

FDA Can't Hold Back Stream of Mobile Health Apps

It was bound to happen. As smartphones, tablets and all those wearable computer gizmos get more and more powerful – and just as important – become …

Dollar Shave Club Gets Into Dudes' Back End Business

Much of the Internet retail business is just re-imagining traditional distribution markets. Think Warby Parker, which made glasses cheaper and sent …

Extract Colors From Your Surroundings With Adobe's Kuler App

Color nerds, watch out – the Kuler app might give you a heart attack from excitement.<p>Kuler is the name of Adobe's web-based, socially powered color …

Text up a steaming espresso with this coffeemaker (pictures)

One Textspresso, coming right up<p>Hack job<p>Life of Pi<p>A marriage of hardware and software<p>Want to buy one? Too bad

Coffeemakers

Nest Heats Up, Announces New Energy Partners | Inc.com

Pardon the pun, but the Nest is really heating up.<p>After selling hundreds of thousands of thermostats in 2012, the company announced Monday it has partnered with four major energy companies around the country--Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Austin Energy, and Southern California Edison. The …

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