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Why Snapchat Is the New LinkedIn for Tech Startups | Inc.com

Snapchat's core interaction is simple; users take a picture or video and send that content to select individuals or broadcast that content to all their followers through the platform's <i>Story</i> feature.<p>While Snapchat is by design a communication mobile app platform, it has also evolved into a social …

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Tesla's cars and NASA's Mars rovers have this one mysterious material in common

Lithium is one of the most mysterious elements in the universe to scientists, but it's also a growing commodity for automotive companies like Nissan, Tesla, Volkswagen, and even NASA's Mars rovers, who are using it in the game-changing re-chargeable batteries that fuel their all-electric …

Flextronics Will Manage Global Supply Chain With New Real-Time Software

The contract manufacturing specialist says a new program will help oversee its network of 14,000 suppliers and aid risk mitigation efforts<p>By<p>Rachael King<p>Flextronics International Ltd. FLEX 0.21% , said Tuesday it has created software that will help the company manage its complex global network of …

Mobile Devices

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

Benzene and n-hexane are chemicals thought to cause cancer and nerve damage, and they both have been used in the final assembly of Apple's iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Mac computers -- until now.<p>The tech giant announced Wednesday that it is banning the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final …

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Strapping a Camera to a Shark Is as Awesome as You’d Expect

Author: Erin Biba. Erin Biba Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.11.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><b>Scientists love to</b> research sharks, probably …

Google Offers $1 Million Prize For Anyone Who Can Build A Better Power Inverter

Google, the internet search behemoth based in Mountain View, CA, is offering to pay a $1 million prize – as part of the Little Box Challenge - to anyone who can design and build a better small-scale power inverter.<p>Why would Google, the IEEE and a few other companies like Cree and Transphorm pay $1 …

LogMeIn ditches free accounts, asks users to pay up or it'll LogYouOut

If you've been using LogMeIn's free account, you might, nay <i>will</i>, need to find another option. The remote desktop service is no longer offering its gratis service, forcing existing users to either migrate to one of the paid accounts, or move over to a competitor. Users who bought LogMeIn Ignition …

Logo Design: Golf

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

The Napwell Knows When You Are Sleeping, Then Coaxes You Awake

Is this the year of the sleep mask? Napwell thinks so. The Boston-based company is creating a napping mask that allows you to grab some shut-eye and wake up gently as lights inside the mask slowly rouse you from your slumber.<p>The device lets you set a nap duration and then nod off. Once you reach …

Read all about this 1984 Ruf Turbo Cabriolet that was recently for sale

"What's it like to be sucked out of your socks?"<p><i>Bring a Trailer just uncovered this 1984 Ruf Turbo Cabriolet. The car just sold on eBay for $54,000, but was once a</i> Road & Track <i>feature car. We dug through the archives to find the original text, which included a good bit about the original 911 Turbo</i> …

Nissan unveils finalized ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype

No more concept: This is the actual car that'll race at Le Mans<p>Nissan has officially unveiled its Garage 56 contender for the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ZEOD RC.<p>Designed by Ben Bowlby, the creator of the radical DeltaWing, the ZEOD RC will be the first car to race at La Sarthe that is capable of …

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Have You Ever Seen Long Exposure Photos of Ferris Wheels?

The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. as a landmark for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

20 Greatest World Cup Goals

This article explores the 20 greatest World Cup goals in history. There are many pieces out there that present the most wondrous goals on a purely aesthetic basis, based on technique, finesse, power or unpredictability.<p>This editorial doesn’t ignore the beauty of a moment or the sheer delight of a …

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Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Zombie Ant and the Fungus That Controls Its Mind

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.13.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>A spiny ant, <i>Polyrhachis armata</i>, from …

Hooray! for Yahoo!

Let’s face it, it’s rare to hear about a glowing reception for a new logo these days. Gap, Tropicana, and UC Berkeley have all made headlines in …

Here’s What Makes F1 Helmets So Insanely Safe

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 09.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:09 pm. 4:09 pm<p>The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has about as …

Why a New Golden Age for UI Design Is Around the Corner

• Author: Cliff Kuang. Cliff Kuang Design<br>• Date of Publication: 08.13.13. 08.13.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Over the past four years, the Walt …

The Mistakes That Cost BlackBerry Its Crown | WIRED

Up until the birth of the iPhone in 2007, BlackBerry (or the company formerly known as RIM) had an iron grip on the smartphone market. It had put …

Can These Cute Flashcards Make Learning Chinese a Snap? | WIRED

<i>Chineasy</i> teaches the rich and complex Chinese language through cleverly designed images that illustrate the meaning of each character. The project …

Review: Fitbit Flex

In well-defined markets, it's rare to see a breakthrough device. And yet here we are. There are a lot of sleep and activity trackers to choose from …

Updated: Get Ready To Oggl Hipstamatic’s New Photo Filtering iPhone App

One of coolest photo-filtering apps for iPhone is about to have a little brother. The Hipstamatic maker is expected to launch Oggl later this week, …

Guys: Holding A Guitar Makes You More Attractive

Every kid in high school learning guitar to get a girlfriend was actually right.<p>Single dudes: Are you holding a guitar at this moment? If not, you are not reaching your Maximum Attractiveness Potential, according to two (2) recently published studies.<p>A French study that was just published suggests …