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Why The Bio-Startups That Save American Lives Are Launching In Berlin

By Leah Hunter9 minute Read<p>Berlin has solidified its status as a hotspot for tech startups. But it’s more than just the likes of SoundCloud and EyeEm …

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

Secrets To Building A Totally Addictive App (Without That Guilty Feeling)

By Ciara Byrne6 minute Read<p>“I think my worst habit is struggling with technology,“ says Nir Eyal, the author of <i>Hooked: How To Build Habit-forming</i> …

LG tries to create a universal AirPlay for apps

A single tool for app developers to stream video to multiple types of TVs<p>LG today is releasing something it's calling "Connect SDK" to app developers. It's an open-source project that's designed to allow iOS and Android devices to stream video and photos to as many television devices as possible. …

Microsoft Now Accepts Universal Windows Apps As Its Insta-OEM Kit For Windows Phone Goes Live

Starting today developers can now link Windows Store and Windows Phone applications to create the already-announced “universal” applications that Microsoft announced recently at its Build developer conference.<p>Microsoft is working to unite development for its two core Windows platforms, …

Could keybase.io do for crypto what GitHub did for Git?

Kimono Could Be The Gateway Drug To Finally Get You Coding

Kimono is a bookmarklet that activates visual, click-to-define, datasets and then turns those into a structured API or directly produces a dynamic …

If You Can’t Beat Them, Buy Them

Kickstarter is the greatest idea incubator of the 21st century, possibly ever, but it doesn’t teach people how to ship a product. A study by the …

A (Nearly) Complete Online Toolkit For Startups

By Alexis Caffrey5 minute Read<p>When you’re launching a startup, what’s the one thing you need? Initial funds? Organization? A plan? Well, yes–but also …

Want To Hack On The Internet Of Things? Meet WunderBar

WunderBar is designed specifically to get mobile app developers who do not have hardware experience started with the Internet of Things. The makers …

Behold, The SnapChat Clone Wars Have Begun

PingPal is a Swedish company that’s been playing in this ephemeral communication arena for a few years now, but it has recently rolled out more of …

This Smart Sleep Mask Helps You Rest Better in Less Time

By Steven Melendez4 minute Read<p>Studies say up to a quarter of Americans don’t get enough sleep, and there’s no shortage of articles about how to …

Mind-Controlled Computing Goes Open Source

OpenBCI is their solution. It’s an open source, Arduino-powered BCI that allows anyone with a laptop to access their brainwaves. Murphy and …

PRISM Break! How This Developer Created His Own Cloud

By Ciara Byrne7 minute Read<p>In the wake of the PRISM Internet surveillance scandal, a site called PRISM Break appeared containing a list of tools …

Good Story, Bro–Now Here’s How To Make It Better

By Fast Company Staff6 minute Read<p>This is a great crash-course in design thinking for journalists, but it’s missing some context. What’s the goal of …

This Microcontroller Will Let Non-Coders Hack Anything

Last week, Technical Machine announced the Tessel, an extensible, Arduino shield-compatible chip that the startup plans to take to Kickstarter next …

Finally, An Affordable 3-D Printer Big Enough To Print More Than Trinkets

By “large” we mean 16″x16″x9″, enough to finally print a regulation-size chessboard for all those 3-D-printed rooks you’ve been churning out. …

More Than An Office, Teenage Engineering’s Minimalist Garage Is A Tinkerer’s Paradise

By Ciara Byrne5 minute Read<p>Teenage Engineering’s office doesn’t have a doorbell. You knock on a garage door, which is hauled aside to reveal …

Can The “GitHub For Science” Convince Researchers To Open-Source Their Data?

By Gabe Stein and Matt Mankins10 minute Read<p>Nathan Jenkins is a condensed matter physicist and programmer who has worked at CERN, the European …

This Video Game Headgear Can Be Used For Virtual Reality Art Shows

The product of a collaboration between technology-artist Geoffrey Lillemon and the Amsterdam-based creative agency Random Studio, “The Nail Polish …

The Push To Bring Microcontrollers To The Web Yields A New Arduino IDE

Obviously, operating from within your browser means Codebender has zero installation, unlike normal IDEs such as Arduino IDE, Apple’s Xcode, or the …

How To Build A Low-Cost “Wi-Fi Mesh Network” For Emergency Communication

By David Lumb6 minute Read<p>When tropical storms hit New York City, internet connectivity is often the first thing to go down. The next time it happens …

This Killer New Service Lets You Connect To Any Popular API–Without Wrappers

By Natalia Rodriguez5 minute Read<p>In modern apps, API integration is crucial; without connecting to the other networks we use, an app is just a silo. …

Hack Your Useless Inkjet To Print Electronics Circuits

New research shows standard inkjet printers can be modified to print functioning circuits. These instant inkjet circuits, as they’re called, could …

An Open Source Phone That’s Completely Unlocked, Hardware Too

What is it? A phone whose guts you can mess around with and upgrade to your specifications. What isn’t it? The most powerful smartphone on the …

Inside Tessel, The JavaScript Microcontroller That Is Changing Everything

By Gabe Steinlong Read<p>In early October, startup Technical Machine blew up the crowdfunding scene with its first product: Tessel, an open-source, …

This Guy Made His Own iBeacon For $70

Nope! You can build your own indeed, and that’s exactly what Tony Smith did recently. The El Reg writer made the equivalent of an iBeacon with a $50 …

This Open Source DIY Synthesizer Makes Music Hacking Dead Simple

The littleBits Synth Kit, a collaboration with Japanese synthesizer company Korg, comes with 12 color-coded modules that each contain a standard …

A Chemistry Set For Hackers, Made Modern

By Steven Melendez4 minute Read<p>Chemistry sets were the original hardware hacker’s cookbook, teaching kids about the modular nature of matter in ways …