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Pushbullet update lets you browse Android and PC files remotely, available to free and Pro account users

Just when you thought Pushbullet couldn’t get more useful, the company has updated its popular cross-platform app to include remote file browsing. With the new update you’ll be able to access files on your phone from your computer, or vice-versa, even if you don’t have one of the devices with you. …

Apps

Try Apple's Swift language in IBM's online sandbox

Apple recently announced that it has open sourced its Swift programming language that lets developers code software for iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS. You can now try it for yourself without installing anything, thanks to IBM.<p>The company has launched a Web-based Swift sandbox where you can write code …

Cognitive Computing

1,000 Year Old Remedy May Cure MRSA, Still Faces Market Hurdles

A plant-based ointment recipe pulled from a 1,000-year-old manuscript is spiking excitement about what historical knowledge and traditional remedies can do to defuse the antibiotic crisis. At the same time, it’s highlighting how difficult it can be to move any compound—natural or synthetic, ancient …

Medicine

Xpenditure Raises $5.7M To Kill The Monthly Expense Report

Belgian startup Xpenditure has closed $5.7 million in Series A funding. The Brussels-based company offers an expense management platform aimed at enterprises, SMEs and sole traders — basically anybody who has to track and action expenses — and, ultimately, promises to do away with the need to …

SimplyCook Is A Recipe-Kit Startup That Avoids Being In The Fresh Food Delivery Business

UK startup SimplyCook is another recipe kit service. However, unlike competitors HelloFresh, Gousto, Marley Spoon, and Shuttlecook, the company doesn’t send you all of the fresh ingredients required to turn its recipes into food on your table.<p>Instead, the subscription service consists of recipe …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

Atomic Is The Missing Interface Design Tool In Your Browser

Great interface design is quickly becoming a priority as companies everywhere start realizing that it’s paramount to their succeeding in the crowded online space.<p>Then why, despite its importance, has there been such a gap in the UX design tools space?<p>Atomic, a startup team of ten based in …

UX Design

Microsoft readies new free version of its Power BI business intelligence service

Microsoft is planning to introduce a free version of its Power BI business-intelligence tools/service, and will cut prices on its new, fully featured …

Google Launches Private Docker Repositories For Cloud Platform Users

Google today announced the beta launch of the Google Container Registry for its Cloud Platform. This new service allows developers to host, share and manage their private Docker container repositories on the company’s cloud computing platform.<p>By default, Docker offers its own public images registry …

You can play nearly 2,400 classic MS-DOS games for free right now

From Wolfenstein 3D to Prince of Persia, all in your browser<p>The Internet Archive is turning into one hell of an arcade. After releasing emulators so that you could play hundreds of Atari and arcade games right in your browser, the site has made its gaming library even bigger: starting now you can …

Portuguese buses and taxis are also wi-fi routers

Routers on 600 buses and taxis allow free Internet access and collect data for city planners.<p>A massive mobile Wi-Fi network that could be a model for …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

The littleBits Cloud Module–debuted at TED–lets you create your very own objects that are part of the larger Internet of Things.<p>Why pay $250 for a Nest Wi-Fi-connected thermostat when you can build your own? It sounds complicated–the kind of thing that might require at least a little bit of …

Internet of Things

ALE2012 - Pirate metrics AARRR

Introduction to the Pirate Metrics – AARRR related to customer development and business model canvas in order to gain insights on how your customers behave and create an environment where you easily can validate startup hypothesis avoiding the commonly used feel good metrics.

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Why First Time Founders Should Join an Accelerator Program

<i>Ohad Frankfurt is the cofounder and CEO of Swayy, a personalized content curation and management platform.</i><p>About a year and a half ago, we got accepted to the Elevator accelerator program in Tel Aviv, Israel. At the time, we started working on a product called Summer, a browser extension which lets …

Jukedeck: the software that writes music by itself, note by note

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

Amazon’s Next Big Thing: Predictive Shipping

Amazon’s latest expedited shipping idea is a little more believable than drone delivery. In December, the company received a patent for what it calls “a method and system for anticipatory package shipping.”<p>First noted by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Amazon says it will be able to predict a customer’s …

Review of health and care data security and consent

Today 2 independent reviews have been published which make recommendations about data security in the health and care system in England and a new …

The Architecture of Open Source Applications (Volume 2): ZeroMQ

ØMQ is a messaging system, or "message-oriented middleware", if you will. It's used in environments as diverse as financial services, game …