Chris Tiengo

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New ASUS PadFone Infinity spied on camera, may arrive in September (updated)

There have been hints that ASUS' new PadFone Infinity could represent a little more than a speed boost; if newly leaked details obtained by <i>ePrice</i> are authentic, we may have proof. Photos included with the leak show an exterior design that's virtually identical to that of the current PadFone, save …

Remote Work Collaboration Startup Sqwiggle Closes On $1.1M In AngelList’s First Syndicate Round

Working from the couch in sweatpants is awesome (in fact, I’m doing it right now), but there are certainly benefits to working with other people in the flesh. For example, if you can see that your coworker is at her desk, you don’t have to preface a quick question with, “You there?” Little things …

Customer Loyalty Tech Startup Belly Raises Another $12M From Andreessen Horowitz

In a sign that the customer loyalty space is heating up, Chicago-based tech startup Belly announced today that it has raised $12 million in Series B-1 round funding. That makes $28 million altogether in venture capital raised for the 2-year-old startup.<p>Already existing investors Andreessen Horowitz …

Monitor Lets You Track Any Url and Sends You an SMS If It Goes Offline

If you’re in charge of a website, or a whole lot of websites, or perhaps your job requires you to keep tabs of downtime across certain sites, then Monitor is well worth a look.<p>Quite simply, Monitor will tell you by email or SMS when any of the websites that you are monitoring have gone offline, and …

Fitness App Hot5 Launches To Get You In Shape With High-Intensity, 5-Minute Workouts

Remember that scene in There’s Something About Mary when the dude is telling Ben Stiller about his great idea for a workout video, called 7-minute abs? Well, what if I told you that you could get in shape with just five minutes of working out, thanks to a new mobile fitness app?<p>This new app, called …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Electric road charges buses while they drive

The challenge with electric vehicles -- well, one of them -- is that to actually, you know, go anywhere, they have to be stationary for significant blocks of time so they can charge. Some measures have been proposed, such as solar panels that can provide energy while the car drives, and even …

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Webflow Lets You Design Responsive Websites Visually, Publish Instantly When You’re Done

Webflow, a Y Combinator-backed startup offering creative professionals an easier, more visual way to design and host responsive websites, is launching out of its closed beta, with already some 10,000 users signed up. It’s an idea whose time has come, as more of the world now interacts with the web …

Woman Pays For Two iPhones, Reportedly Tricked Into Buying Two $600 Apples Instead

There are apples, and then are Apples. One hapless phone customer in Australia reportedly found this out the hard way, when she paid for what she thought was a pair of iPhones and ended up with two very expensive pieces of fruit.<p>The unidentified 21-year-old woman had negotiated to buy the phones on …