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Samsung to make co-branded Galaxy Tab slates with Barnes & Noble Nook software

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Barnes & Noble<p>As Barnes & Noble(s bks) struggles to remain relevant in the ebook market, it’s turning to Samsung in …

LinkedIn launches major profile redesign, new $10 premium tier

LinkedIn just redesigned its profile pages with a new image-centric layout — but only paying users get the new look (for now).<p>Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, LinkedIn’s new profiles feature cover photos, cleaner typography, and larger profile pictures. The new design …

MIT Students Create Solar Panels That Still Work In The Shade

Your shady roof is solar-power friendly now.<p>The number of homes with solar panels has grown quickly in the last few years. But there could be a lot more. Up to three-quarters of houses are still thought to be unsuitable for solar because of shading, ownership, and structural issues. Shading is also …

BitLit Helps You Get E-Book Versions Of The Physical Books You Already Own

Chances are, you’ve got a good number of those old-school physical books in your house but have mostly moved to e-books at this point. What if you could potentially get a cheap or free e-book copy of some of those books? That’s what BitLit promises its users.<p>The Vancouver, Canada-based startup is …

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Secrets to Success with Email Autoresponders

Email autoresponders are one-to-one emails sent to a subscriber on your list that are triggered to add value to the experience a person has with your business online.<p>Autoresponders are triggered by an action taken on your website or by a timer set by your team, whichever best suits the …

Top Hat Raises $10.5 Million for Mobile Teacher Tools

Top Hat helps professors get real-time feedback, share homework, measure class participation and set up study tournaments.<p>Education startup Top Hat has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding, having evolved from a company that helps professors give instant quizzes on students’ mobile phones to a …

Allclasses grabs $1.5M to help you find the most kickass classes online

Education startup Allclasses closed a new $1.5 million round of funding for its online course search platform, the company announced today.<p>Allclasses wants to make it easier for people to find a roundup of all the classes available online and compare those classes by price, format, quality, and …

Wi-Fi Camera Dropcam Can Now 'See' Humans

The Wi-Fi video camera Dropcam is about to get even better. The company announced Tuesday that Dropcam Cloud Recording subscribers will receive a …

Tumblr’s mobile app now offers blog editing

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Blogging platform Tumblr (s yhoo) has had a working mobile app for the last five years, but until now it’s been missing a …

Google Debuts Classroom, An Education Platform For Teacher-Student Communication

Google is tackling the persistent need in education for better software with Classroom, a new tool launching in beta preview to help teachers make, collect and track student assignments, and to help them better communicate with their classes.<p>The Classroom app is part of Google’s Apps for Education …

Sony blows away record with 185TB cassette tape

Cassette tapes may have faded into oblivion long ago, but magnetic tape storage still has a key role to play behind the scenes. Extremely high density tapes are used by corporations and government agencies for archival purposes because they're cheaper, more power efficient, and more reliable than …

Video is in the classroom – and your new college recruits expect it in the conference room

In the past decade, video has transformed the way college students learn new material, interact with faculty, and demonstrate proficiency. On campuses around the world, lectures are recorded for students to use as an on-demand study resource. Outside the classroom, professors record instructional …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives

Rebuilding limbs with ingenuity and a 3-D printer<p>Led by a film producer with no engineering background, Not Impossible helps people overcome physical limitations through technology, including making prostheses with 3-D printers.<p>Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of …

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Anonymous' radio-based networking keeps protesters off the grid

Despite being an internet activist group, Anonymous knows the value of avoiding traditional communication; it's sometimes the only way for dissidents to elude surveillance and service disruptions. Accordingly, the group has just unveiled AirChat, a networking system that uses any available radio …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

This 3mm-thick connector will let you Snap things onto your phone

People buy cases mainly to protect their precious phones, but very few offer functional versatility, and you're often forced to give them up when you upgrade. Well, that may no longer be a problem thanks to a new minimalistic solution dubbed Snap. This attachment system starts off with a circular, …

Mophie Space Pack review: An iPhone battery case that also increases your storage

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I love my iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it has a couple of irksome qualities. For instance: I can usually make it …

Ultrakam lets iOS cinematographers shoot at film-quality resolution

These days, it seems, everyone’s a videographer. We can attribute (or blame) that phenomenon at least partly on the ubiquity of video on smartphones and consumer cameras.<p>But now there’s a way for mobile filmmakers of all levels to push even harder beyond creative limits. VFXWarrior today launched …

Smog-busting electrostatic fields could fight pollution

<i>This article was taken from the April 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Pinnacle Studio video-editing app comes to iPhone

Your iPhone can capture full 1080p video, making it a surprisingly robust tool for all kinds of moviemaking: vacations, family events, Bigfoot sightings, or even the indie film you're hoping to debut at Sundance.<p>Of course, out of the box there's no way to join or split clips, add titles, create a …

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Piggybacking: Marketing for The Age of The Network Effect

<i>Sangeet Paul Choudary is the author of the blog Platform Thinking. Patrick Vlaskovits is a NYT bestseller author and CEO of Superpowered.</i><p>Welcome to the age of the zero-dollar marketing startup. WhatsApp, and earlier Instagram, have officially become a permanent part of startup lore for having built …

How plastic bottles could solve Africa's lighting issues

Despite all the advances in technology, the problem of lighting up rural Africa after darkness falls is still very real. It was this thought that …

Meet ThinkUp: Your personal social media guru

If you’re a heavy Twitter or Facebook user, you know just how many social media tools there are out there that promise to help track your activity’s performance online.<p>There’s TwitterCounter (owned by The Next Web) for tracking how many followers you have, Klout for giving you a social media ‘rank’ …

Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

<b>Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.</b><p>What if you …

Tempdrop Is A Wearable Body Temperature Sensor For Fertility Tracking

Taking your body temperature can be used for more than just telling if someone has a fever. Basal body temperature (BBT), or the lowest temperature a body reaches during sleep, is also an important clue for women who are tracking their menstrual cycles and want to see what days they are most likely …