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Superhuman strength is in reach with Titan Arm

A battery-powered robotic arm that exponentially increases human strength has won the 2013 James Dyson Award.<p>Fans of <i>Iron Man</i> around the world, rejoice. Super-human strength is finally within reach. This year’s winner of the prestigious James Dyson Award, the international design competition led by …

How To Create An Open Office That Is More Awesome For Both Introverts And Extroverts

Open office layouts can suck–but they don’t have to. In part two of our office design series, senior editor Anjali Mullany talks with workplace experts about how to turn your collaborative space into super productive real estate.<p>Earlier this week, my colleague Jason Feifer published a funny and …

Infographic: The History Of Audio Equipment

From phonographs to boom boxes, it’s all here in one giant print.<p>A prominent sci-fi writer once told me that, as prescient as they’d been, he and his peers had missed one big tech trend: Miniaturization. And they really did miss it. Because as you examine Pop Chart Lab’s latest mega print of 219 …

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Can Wearable Computers Revolutionize How We Learn To Code?

How to avoid becoming a "zombie business"

According to recent research from Barclays, SMEs hit a growth ceiling after four years, and data from Begbies Traynor reveals that as many as one in …

Small Business

Inside Twitter’s Vision For A TV-Powered, Profitable Future

Fred Graver, Chloe Sladden, and Ali Rowghani on Twitter’s mission to woo stars, networks, and advertisers–and transform the company into an IPO–worthy role model for every startup that builds audience before revenue.<p>“So, where are we on getting Spader?”<p>Fred Graver, Twitter’s head of TV, is hunkered …

Urinal videogame company raises £250k through crowdfunding

Captive Media‘s “play as you pee” device, designed for pub and restaurant toilets, allows men to control the games using their “stream.”<p>The …

Startups

Morrisons boss pledges to put sales back on track

Britain's fourth largest supermarket suffers sharper fall in like-for-like sales in last three months compared with earlier in the year, citing 'subdued' consumer spending and fierce competition<p>The chief executive of Wm Morrison has pledged that the supermarket retailer will return to like-for-like …

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These Twin Sisters Control What You Buy From Rodarte, Mercedes And Lady Gaga - And You Won't Even Notice

The subtle art of consumer manipulation is meant to put shoppers in a buying mood–and these days they are being led around by the nose. Call it the new frontier of subliminal seduction: A cottage industry has sprung up to massage your mood by introducing aromas while you browse upscale boutiques or …

Disney Halloween Series by Isaiah Stephens

Today on Abduzeedo, we are all about Halloween! Since most of us will be in costumes for the occasion, how about the characters from Disney too. …

Starbucks Reinvents The Coffee Cup

The coffee brand abandons its ubiquitous paper cup for a new, highly styled version aimed at tea drinkers.<p>Last week on the Upper East Side of New York, Starbucks unveiled its newest outpost, Teavana. Unlike the company’s other 13,000+ stores, Teavana will only carry tea and it will be served in a …

How to remain focused and in control

<b>Plan ahead</b><p>This is the first thing I advise my mentees to use when deciding which tasks to embark on. Keep a task list of anything and everything that …

Network Marketing

Share The Protection with Tandem Helmet

<b>Tandem Helmet design</b> has received 2013 Red Dot Design Award Honourable Mention, it’s a smart concept helmet for motorbike rider. You can see many …

Screw Innovation, Part 1: Spax Screws

I am that common breed of DIY jerk that uses sheetrock screws for everything; I'm more handyman than craftsman. Were I the latter, I'd probably have …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

CEOs and inventors most likely took art or music lessons as a kid

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Time spent learning to play Chopin or Bach at age 8 or 13 may give a child the chops to eventually be a CEO or scientist.<p>Or as researchers at Michigan State University put it: “A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison.”<p>People who own businesses or were …

CEOs

Governors pledge to get millions of zero-emission cars on the road

The push to get more zero-emission vehicles on U.S. roads got a significant boost as eight governors pledged to get 3.3 million non-polluting cars on the roads by 2025.<p>The agreement by the leaders from California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon, Maryland, Rhode Island, New York and Vermont …

How to invest in the changing energy market

Britain is building new power stations, which in turn is throwing up investment opportunities. We look at the different ways to invest<p>"Don't get mad, get even." If this is your reaction to rising gas and electricity bills – and the steady stream of profits they appear to generate – one response is …

Can Walmart Shake Up The Renewable Energy Sector?

By Ariel Schwartz5 minute Read<p>Given that it is the most massive retail store on the planet, Walmart is an unlikely champion for sustainable causes. …

Renewable Energy

Grand Theft Auto V accounted for 50% of all games software sold last month—and that’s bad news

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Two sets of numbers out this week show just how quickly the ground is shifting in the videogame industry. Figures from the NPD Group, released monthly and watched closely, show a bumper September for videogame retail sales. Total US sales came in at $1.08 billion across …

Grand Theft Auto

Subaru officially kills Tribeca crossover

Subaru has decided that it's the end of the line for its unpopular midsize crossover SUV.<p>Subaru spokeswoman Jessica Tullman confirmed that model-year 2014 will be the Tribeca's last.<p>Production will end in January, and deliveries to retailers will end in February. The move is not surprising. The …

More iPhone 5c Supply Chain Rumors

Has Apple reduced orders for its new iPhone 5c? A growing chorus of reports suggests that it has.<p>Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal reported …

iPhone 5

How Google's record stock high compares to other tech giants

Google's stock price broke $1,000 for the first time today, as investors continue to be impressed by the company's steady growth in search advertising. The 13 percent stock surge, which came a day after a stronger-than-expected earnings report from the company, doesn't make Google the most valuable …