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This startup lets you use your smartphone to reduce 3D printing costs

Online clothes shopping has surged in the past few years, as consumers become more confident buying before trying. However, everyone has had one bad experience with size, length or fit and had to return or live with the mistake.<p>Wiivv Wearables wants to make the fear of a wrong size a thing of the …

Want better iPhone photos? Shoot raw

If you love taking photos, one of the best features in iOS 10 is the ability to capture in raw.<p>Raw photos are images captured straight from the sensor without any processing. Usually when you take an image on your phone -- or any camera -- noise reduction, white balance and sharpening are all …

Mobile Photography

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives Jimmy Fallon And The World An Introduction To The Nintendo Switch

Reggie Fils-Aime is still one of those figures from the gaming world that brings a little excitement when he’s popping up. There’s some lame dad qualities there, but you don’t hear a lot of negative stuff aside from the Nintendo machines printed money. The Wii U might’ve been a misstep, but Reggie …

Watch Miyamoto play the Super Mario Bros theme song with The Roots

Here’s footage of Shigeru Miyamoto playing the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> theme song with The Roots. It’s probably the most famous song in video games being played by the most famous video game designer and producer — he’s also the most adorable.<p>It’s a big day for Nintendo with Miyamoto doing the press …

Retrogaming

Fitbit is reportedly buying Pebble

Pebble might only live on in our memories and Fitbit's devices in the future. According to <i>The Information</i>, Fitbit is buying smartwatch maker Pebble for an undisclosed amount. An anonymous source indicates to <i>Engadget</i> that Fitbit is buying the indie smartwatch maker for only $34 to $40 million -- …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

The Future Of Progressive Business Is Companies That Are Good, Not Just Doing Good

By Ben Schillerlong Read<p>These days, we have high expectations of what companies should be. It’s not enough that they make good products. They also …

Sustainability

How CFOs Can Take the Long-Term View in a Short-Term Economy

Investors are increasingly seeking firms with long-term growth strategies, rather than ones focused on managing short-term earnings to boost the stock price. This, in turn, is triggering a shift in the perceived role of the CFO — from bean counters to planters of seed corn.<p>No one has done more to …

Hacking The Career: What Organizations Should Do

One of the most disruptive changes we’ve seen in business over the last decade is the end of the traditional “career.”<p>People used to join companies for life: We would look for a great company when we got out of school, join the new-hire development program, pay our dues working up the ranks, and …

Here’s What Happens When You Give Your Employees More Independence

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

What new jobs will exist in 2035?

By 2035, workplace changes will see us looking for jobs as remote pilots or online chaperones.<p>This is the finding of an Australian report looking at …

Employment

Welcome To The Post-Work Economy

By Ben Schiller10 minute Read<p>If the goal of the economy is to provide decent-paying work for everyone, that economy clearly isn’t doing a good job at …

Economics

A $50 device turns any video into a 3D experience — and is a terrifying way to watch 'Game of Thrones'

But a former fiction writer and her famous tech husband have come up with a way to watch any movie today and have a similarly dazzling experience.<p>They've created a $50 pair of glasses, available now, that takes any content, like TV, Netflix shows, websites, photos, and turns them into a 3D effect, …

Game of Thrones

Edward Snowden hid in the homes of Hong Kong asylum seekers for 2 weeks after his explosive NSA leaks

Snowden's Hong Kong lawyer, Robert Tibbo, arranged for him to stay with some of his clients — and they have now broken their silence about their aid for the first time in a series of interviews.<p>Back in 2013, the world was rocked by the leak of highly classified US documents detailing the NSA's …

Hong Kong

5 'Pokémon Go' hacks for every lazy player

With the whole world playing <i>Pokémon Go</i>, you need every advantage to stay ahead. Here are some of the hacks to get an edge on the competition when …

The internet has made advertising weirder than ever

Thirty years ago, a drug agent-turned-drug smuggler named Andrew Thornton II fell to his death after a parachuting mishap in the sky over Knoxville, …

Baby Keeping You Up? Nanit’s Innovative Monitor Helps Parents Get A Good Night’s Sleep

One of the biggest problems new parents deal with is severe lack of sleep: Newborns and babies often wake up in the middle of the night, leaving mom …

Inventions

This $2.8 billion startup gets all of its daily meetings done in 10 minutes

I arrived just in time for breakfast: Like I found out on my previous visit, Pivotal brings in a catered breakfast every single day as an incentive to make sure all employees are around for a daily all-hands meeting, attended by everybody in every department, at precisely 9:06am.<p>(Breakfast today …

Headphones

Sky will begin 4K broadcasts on August 13th

When Sky launched its new Q service, blurring the lines between live TV and on-demand content, it also laid the groundwork to make the leap to 4K. However, while the top-end Sky Q Silver box has supported Ultra HD output from the get-go, we've only been given pretty vague assurances customers would …

Why Facebook is betting on Office 365 and the Microsoft Cloud

<i>Today’s post was written by Tim Campos, CIO of Facebook.</i>At Facebook, our mission is clear. Give people the power to share and make the world more …

Employment

Google Adding VR Shell To Chrome Browsers On Android

It has been reported this week that Google will soon be making new updates available for its Chrome browser developer version which will include a VR …

A glance at Sony's PSVR - Business

video<p>video<p>video<p>Months ahead of Sony Corp's the new virtual reality (VR) gaming head-mounted display 鈥� PlayStation VR, or PSVR - ships to consumers' …

How entrepreneur’s pot startup hooked Microsoft

David Dinenberg’s Kind Financial developed software that helps government agencies track pot production and sales. The unlikely software …

Startup Airwallex to take on the banks, Western Union and Paypal

Having raised $5 million, from backers such as Gobi Partners, Melbourne payments technology start-up Airwallex is ready to launch. There are also …

How Startups with Little Funding Can Get Top Notch Developers

Hiring a developer? Here's what to look for before bringing one on board.<p>Startups typically lack funding and promises of investments, which can create an issue when it comes to paying for top notch developers and crucial staff. You can still attract top developers with a small budget. Be creative …

Inside Silicon Valley’s Robot Pizzeria

In the back kitchen of Mountain View's newest pizzeria, Marta works tirelessly, spreading marinara sauce on uncooked pies. She doesn’t complain, …

Didn’t Go to College, but Have You Seen My LinkedIn?

You’re staring at a spreadsheet and you’re stumped. Waiting for you in Help is a suggestion to connect with a freelance expert on LinkedIn. You …

Higher Education

The Psychology of Behavioral Targeting Goes Deeper Than You'd Think

Brands have long known that the more personalized they make content, the more effective it is in engaging people. New research shows that the …

Halt and Catch Fire's third season heads to Silicon Valley in August

Catch up on Netflix<p>The third season of <i>Halt and Catch Fire</i>, AMC's acclaimed drama about the early days of the modern computing industry, will debut Aug. 23, the network announced today.<p>AMC will air a two-hour premiere at 9 p.m. ET/PT that day. The rest of the season will air in the show's regular …