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In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

<i>Will Murphy is the vice president for blockchain at of Talla.com, the company behind Botchain, a blockchain for managing autonomous intelligent</i> …

Blockchain

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Framing

Feeld Time — Secret watchfaces designed to connect.

Feeld is on a mission to connect open-minded humans in new ways. Last month we announced Secret Wallpapers designed to help Feeld members discover …

HP stacks up a new modular PC with the Elite Slice

Stack separate modules, from an optical drive to a Skype phone to a wireless phone charger, to create your own mini desktop.<p>Why buy more PC than you need? Especially if you're buying a business desktop, or potentially an entire office full of them, and you're looking to save space or money by …

Gear & Gadgets

‘Scale slower’ and other lessons from 20 years in startups

Also: “Burn less.” “Monetize early.” And “you can’t improve what you don’t measure.”<p>My startup career is roughly as old as Evan Spiegel (of Snapchat), the brothers Collison (of Stripe) and most of today’s YouTube stars. The “startup world” looked very different in my earliest days. AOL sent CD-ROMs …

Startups

De Vorm's Workspace Divider lamp adds privacy to open offices

Dutch brand De Vorm's combined lamp and desk partition has been designed to bring privacy to crowded open offices (+ slideshow).<p>The felt AK 2 …

Furniture

Remarried couples should abstain from sex, Philadelphia Catholic church says

Catholics in Philadelphia who are divorced and civilly remarried will be welcome to accept Holy Communion – as long as they abstain from sex and live out their relationships like “brother and sister”.<p>New guidelines published by the conservative archbishop of Philadelphia this month also called on …

Divorce

The developers behind Ethereum are hacking the hacker that hacked it

Hacking is a two way street.<p>The core developers behind Ethereum, which supports a cryptocurrency similar to bitcoin, launched an assault on an anonymous hacker that stole at least $89 million through its network.<p>Alex Van Der Sande, lead designer for Ethereum, announced the counterattack on Twitter …

Cryptography

take an exclusive first look at g-star raw research by aitor throup

As G-Star RAW showcase its most directional capsule collection to date during Paris Men's Fashion Week, creative consultant Aitor Throup talks us through the project before sharing his hopes, fears, and dreams for the future of the fashion industry.<p>Having danced in and out of the industry's …

Gaming Conventions

This Australian Party Has a New Voting Idea That Could Radically Change Politics

A little-understood innovation in the mysterious world of cryptocurrencies has been hailed as revolutionary, drawing comparisons with the invention …

Australian National University

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If Fictiv helps build it, hardware startups will come

Building things is hard. It’s so hard that early stage capital deployed to hardware startups consistently makes up less than 3% of venture capital investments according to the WSJ.<p>With Fictiv, Dave and Nathan Evans want to combine engineering expertise with rapid prototyping to bolster the …

Startups

Muji launches collection of homeware handcrafted by Japanese artisans

Japanese brand Muji is introducing a range of handmade homeware – including woodwork, ceramic and glass pieces – to its stores (+ slideshow).<p>Named …

Japan

Apple’s new search ads are a kick in the teeth for app makers

Last week, Apple put the rumors to bed and confirmed that it will introduce paid search ads to the App Store, meaning app makers can pay to have ads for their apps appear at the top of search results. This could be detrimental to many of them. Apple’s App Store has more than 1.5 million apps, which …

Bizarre Beijing ruling says iPhone 6 copies Chinese phone, Apple must halt sales

<i>Update: Apple has now issued a statement.</i><p>iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been …

An AI wrote a sci-fi short film by learning from 90s screenplays

We’ve previously reported how AI is developing rapidly and gaining the ability to do things like defeat human champions at the game of Go, describe photos in words for vision-impaired users, detect cyber attacks and even write novels and financial reports.<p>That’s old hat – there’s now an AI that can …

Science Fiction Movies

Microsoft now offering Surface Membership Plans

Microsoft has quietly introduced a Surface Membership Plan that allows small businesses to keep up with the latest Surface hardware and buy the devices on a monthly payment plan. Starting at $32.99 per month, business users get "the latest Surface devices, accessories, support, and training." The …

Small Business

Run Android on an iPhone - with some heavy engineering and caveats

Familiar with cramming one operating system into somewhere it doesn't belong, developers at Tendigi have just created a homemade iPhone case that lets you run Android on your iOS smartphone. (Well, kind of). Fortunately, because of the Android Open Source Project, it gave Nick Lee the freedom to …

Android Development

2016 Internet Trends Report

The 2016 edition of Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report covers today's Internet growth and an in-depth look at the following:<p>• Global Internet users have surpassed 3B; India has supplanted the US as the world’s second-largest Internet market.<p>• Internet user growth remains consistent (led by …

Kolelinia updates design for Halfbike pedal-powered scooter

Transportation design studio Kolelinia has released an updated model of its three-wheeled Halfbike – which raised close to $1 million on Kickstarter …

Microsoft made a powerful Outlook watch face for Android Wear

A watchface for both your email and calendar<p>Today, Microsoft announced a new Android Wear version of its mobile Outlook mail and calendar app. This isn't just a way to check emails or look at your schedule by tapping your wrist. Microsoft designed this version of Outlook to be a watchface, so it …

Wear OS

Men can beat wives 'lightly' says Pakistan's Islamic council

A draft proposal by Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology has recommended that husbands should be able to beat their wives, as long as they do it “lightly”.<p>CII chairman Muhammad Kahn Sherani told the Express-Tribune newspaper: "If you want her to mend her ways, you should first advise her … If she …

The Pirate Bay cofounder on Facebook: ‘From a democracy standpoint, Mark Zuckerberg is a dictator’

The Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde is not a fan of Facebook’s online domination. Specifically, he argues CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg has too much power.<p>“People in the tech industry have a lot of responsibilities but they never really discuss these things. … Facebook is the biggest nation in …

NBC

This App for Threesomes Might Be for Something Else Entirely

3nder, three times the fun...or is it?<p>“The whole threesome thing started when my partner and I were curious about exploring our sexualities …

Oppo folding smartphone prototype is a modernized flip phone

Back in the ’90s before the smartphone craze kicked off and the design that everyone wanted for their mobile phone was the iPhone-style candy bar …

Gear & Gadgets

Fifth of UK couples close to break-up - Relate study

<b>Almost one in five (18%) couples in the UK argue regularly or consider separating, a study suggests.</b><p>The report, carried out by charity Relate and based on a survey of 20,980 people in relationships from 2013-15, suggested 2.87 million people were in "distressed" relationships.<p>Dr David Marjoribanks, …

West Yorkshire

I went to the launch of Will.i.am's new smartwatch and it was rid.ic.ulous

The i.am+ Dial's virtual assistant singing a Britney duet with its creator was just one surreal moment in a weirdly endearing night.<p>I think somehow I always knew that the first time I set foot in the hallowed halls of London's historic Royal Albert Hall it would be to see Will.i.am launch a …

Time I

Google Just Fixed One Of The Biggest Pain Points In Mobile UX

The new Gboard keyboard aims to solve iOS’s multitasking problem by putting Google front and center on every screen in iOS.<p>Multitasking is a huge headache in mobile. Something as simple as texting the address of a bar to someone you’re meeting can require traversing three different screens and half …

Google

Zaha Hadid Architects presents plans for new Prague business district

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed its designs for a new central business district for Prague next to the Masaryk railway station.<p>London-based ZHA – …