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Move Over Tech Startups: Food Startups Are the Ones to Watch

The silicon is quickly disappearing out of Silicon Valley and is being replaced by something a little squishier: food. New food startups with millions of dollars in funding are attracting a new type of young professional hungry to build a better food system. With more than 80,000 food companies …

Top 10 Drone Startups

Commercial drone startups are flying high in 2015.<p>High-profile startups such as 3D Robotics have, between them, already raised a significant $50 …

Hong Kong FinTech Lab Held Some Surprises For Startups

The first FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific held surprises for both startups and banks, said Adrian Seto, who as Accenture’s director for fintech innovation in the region was responsible for the Lab.<p>“The banks really were surprised by the number of applications and the quality of the startups …

The Top Actors, Rappers, and Athletes Trying to Disrupt the Tech Game

When you've got so much cash that you can, for example, have your wedding <i>reception</i>—not even your actual wedding—at the Palace of Versailles, …

Magazine sobre los gadgets y noticias de internet

agosto 20, 2018 Comentarios desactivados en Artralgia: Que es y como se trata<p>El significado literal de esta palabra es dolor en las articulaciones, …

Nike+ Partners with Wearable Tech Brands to Encourage Runners Around the World

After months of collaboration, Nike will launch partnerships with a list of wearable tech brands,<p>After months of collaboration, Nike will launch …

SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles -- Designers Predict Wearables' Next Phase

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur is on the ground for SXSW. Check back for highlights from the festival as well as insights on trends from a range of thought leaders and innovators. See Billie Whitehouse and Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman today at the panel</i> Beyond …

Swim Your Way to a 6-Pack

Here's our seven-step plan for leaving everyone in your wake<p>We're giving it to you straight: You're never going to swim like Michael Phelps. For starters, you're probably not 6'4''—and in the water, length means speed. Then there's your—by comparison—penguinlike wing span. Phelps's span is 79 …

5 Daily Mental Habits for Success in the Pool

<b>by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers by clicking here.</b><p>An easy way to have more fun in the pool while also …

Solitude and Leadership

<i>Listen to a narrated version of this essay:</i><p><i>The lecture below was delivered to the plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in</i> …

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Follow the White Ball

The torments of Ronnie O’Sullivan, snooker’s greatest player.<p>Early on a Tuesday morning last fall, Ronnie O’Sullivan was running through the woods near his home, in Chigwell, Essex, northeast of London. It was damp and muddy, England in November. O’Sullivan, who is thirty-nine, loves the anonymity …

Carbon Capture

Has climate change made it harder for people to care about conservation?<p>Last September, as someone who cares more about birds than the next man, I was following the story of the new stadium that the Twin Cities are building for their football Vikings. The stadium’s glass walls were expected to kill …

Interview: Neil Jacobstein Discusses Future of Jobs, Universal Basic Income and the Ethical Dangers of AI

<i>As part of Singularity Hub’s Future of Work series, I had a chance to sit down with Neil Jacobstein, the co-chair of the Artificial Intelligence and</i> …

Apple co-founder on artificial intelligence: ‘The future is scary and very bad for people’

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Super Rich Technologists Making Dire Predictions About Artificial Intelligence club gained another fear-mongering member this week: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.<p>In an interview with the Australian Financial Review, Wozniak joined …

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The #1 Cyber Security Threat To Information Systems Today

<i>Cyber security is a top concern in the IT industry today. In this series, we will look at various threats to cyber security – and what steps businesses can take to meet those security threats to information systems head on.</i><p>Hacking today is big business. Hackers put in long, hard hours for payoffs …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

10 Smart Study Tactics That Support How The Brain Actually Works

Here’s the problem with what I’m about to tell you: these tactics may may be news to you, but in psychology circles most of them have been around for …

The murder that obsessed Italy | Tobias Jones

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

Our future government will work more like Amazon

As part of Verge Hack Week, we've invited great minds from around Vox Media to contribute their thoughts on the future of everything — from food to fashion to the written word. In this installment, we welcome Vox Media product team coordinator Mike Case.<p>There is a lot of government in the United …

The US military is spending $2.9 million to develop a soft robot suit for soldiers

Harvard researchers are building a flexible exoskeleton based off human musculature<p>It's no secret the US military is looking to enhance soldiers of the near-future with the kind of gear and weaponry seen usually in sci-fi (see the TALOS "Iron Man" project as one prime example). But it's latest …

Top 10 Emerging Technologies That Are Changing The World

Advertisement<p>The world is changing fast, and it can be hard to keep up with all the various technologies being developed at any one time. From …