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A small community of 3D-printed concrete houses is coming to the Netherlands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Living in a community of 3D-printed homes will soon be reality in the Dutch city of Eindhoven.<p>In what is considered a world first, a single-floor, three-room house made of 3D-printed concrete will be ready for occupation in 2019. More than 20 people have already registered their interest in …

Carbon Dioxide

These two men paid over $650,000 for lunch with Warren Buffett—here are 3 things they learned

The average American spends just over $1,000 a year getting lunch at restaurants. But investors Guy Spier, 52, and Mohnish Pabrai, 53, spent $650,100 …

Success

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Nintendo’s New Patent Describes A Joyfully Weird Multi-Touchscreen Game System

A new patent application from Nintendo describes an exciting new idea from the Japanese gaming leader. It proposes a game system with multiple, …

Apple tried to sue a small iPhone repair shop in Norway, the repair shop won

It's no secret that Apple doesn't want you to be able to easily repair your devices. While almost anyone can open an Android repair shop, opening an …

10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2016: Where Are They Now? - MIT Technology Review

In February <i>MIT Technology Review</i> highlighted 10 breakthrough technologies poised to significantly change the world over the next few years. Here’s …

Genetics

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

Google rebrands: Apps for Work are G Suite, enterprise platform is Google Cloud

Company plans to add smarter collaboration features soon.<p>Google's cloud services have a new name: everything cloud-based—including the Google Cloud …

John McAfee sues Intel to challenge trademark infringement threat

John McAfee and MGT Capital Investments, a publicly traded company that in May announced it had acquired McAfee’s anti-spying company D-Vasive and appointed McAfee as its chief executive, today filed suit against chipmaker Intel. The filing comes three months after an Intel lawyer sent MGT a letter …

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding UX Design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we …

UX Design

6 New UX Prototyping Tools for Designers

The UX prototyping space is booming. Dozens of solutions are now available for a practice that was done largely with paper and flat deliverables less …

Prototyping

Using Color Theory to Improve Website Accessibility

There are tons of articles and guides about <b>color theory</b> and its importance for every web designer. Colors are really essential in design and may even …

That Lindsay Lohan GTA 5 lawsuit is actually going forward

Cast your mind back to 2014 when Lindsay Lohan set in motion a lawsuit suing GTA 5 devs Rockstar for using her likeness for character Lacey Jonas. …

Grand Theft Auto

How Twitter could be 10X bigger, 100X more profitable, and 1000X more awesome

I’ve spent many years studying, writing about, building, and funding companies (such as Bottlenose, Klout, and The Daily Dot) in Twitter’s ecosystem.<p>Despite the media chatter, I am still bullish on Twitter – as should be any investor who understands the social network’s fundamentals and true …

Supreme Court smashes “do it on a computer” patents in 9-0 opinion

Court declines to stop software patents altogether.<p>The most-anticipated patent decision from this Supreme Court term was published today. The …

What’s stupid this month: Xerox patents sharing documents online

Xerox gets a new toy, and it may be visiting a courthouse near you.<p>Once a month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's crack team of patent lawyers …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

A survey of Apple's input innovations

With Force Touch rumored to arrive on the new iPhones next week, let's take a look back at some of Apple's other notable input methods. Cupertino has always offered a unique spin on the norm, whether it's a mouse with no buttons, multi-touch gestures or a trackpad for your desktop. The …

Recommended Reading: The story behind Google's new logo

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Evolving the Google Identity</b><br>by Alex Cook, Jonathan Jarvis and Jonathan …

Comedy Central

9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

40 Brand Logos with Hidden Messages

Some of the best known logos hide the best kept secrets. 40 Brand Logos with Hidden Messages infographic designed by Oomph! reveals some of those …

A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology

Cellphone Technology has come a long way since the 80's. A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology infographic from Lyca Mobile covers each …

Infographics

The Top 20 Start-Up Accelerators in the U.S.

Start-up accelerators have become a prominent feature of the entrepreneurship landscape in recent years. New programs appear nearly every month, and in many ways, accelerator participation has become a rite of passage for budding entrepreneurs. Yet, with the proliferation of programs, the newness …

Why most digital transformations will fail (and how to make sure yours doesn’t)

<i>This article is part of a series written by speakers featuring at our upcoming tenth TNW Conference Europe. Martin is VP, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. He focuses on eBusiness & Channel Strategy, and leads the development of Forrester’s Digital Business Transformation Playbook.</i><p>Yes, I …

AT&T lawyers don’t read court docket, can’t appeal $40M patent verdict

Missed the deadline to appeal 2014's biggest win for a "non-practicing entity."<p>A missed deadline means that AT&T lawyers can’t appeal a $40 million …

Is Social Media Actually Helping Your Company’s Bottom Line?

When it comes to business, we talk too much about social media and expect too little. It’s like the old joke about sales people: one person says, “I made some valuable contacts today,” and the other responds, “I didn’t get any orders, either.” Companies measure the market results of their sales …

The 5 Pillars of Interaction Design

<i>Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin —</i> <i>the wireframing and prototyping app</i> <i>— where he develops in-app and online content for the wireframing and prototyping platform.</i><p>In today’s world of infinite-scrolling websites and touch devices, you must understand interaction design in order to create user …

UI Design

Patent troll claims to own Bluetooth, scores $15.7M verdict against Samsung

Patent enforcers win in court, twice in two weeks. Will it matter for reform?<p>Gordon Bremer didn't invent Bluetooth 2.0. In fact, as he admitted on …