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Indian big data startup DataRPM secures $5.1 million funding from US investors

Indian big data startup DataRPM has secured US$5.1 million in Series A funding led by US-based InterWest Partners and CIT (Center for Innovative …

Introducing a Programming Revolution

Wolfram Development Platform<p>Introducing a programming revolution<p>Absurdly Fast Development and Deployment<p>By leveraging the Wolfram technology stack, …

Programming

Space Race 2.0 — why this is a great time to invest in space tech

Whether or not the unfolding political crisis in Ukraine and looming U.S. sanctions against Russia will lead to an outright Cold War scenario remains to be seen, but you can be certain that the global geopolitical scene has changed, yet again.<p>The last Cold War facilitated an unprecedented arms and …

China’s top wearable tech startup nets $10 million in funding, but looks to be falling behind the competition

Codoon, the Chinese wearable tech maker, has received RMB 60 million – nearly $10 million – in series A funding. Local tech blog iFanr reports that …

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

Sebuh Honarchian, a developer from Los Angeles, showed up at the South By Southwest Interactive trade show in Austin, Texas on Saturday because he heard there would be a Bitcoin ATM and he needed to pay rent. He found the machine in a corner of the trade floor, flashed it a QR code on his phone, …

This iPhone case can read your blood pressure

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Azoi<p>Want to use your iPhone(s aapl) for tracking more than just your run? Azoi just launched Wello, a new mobile …

Quantified canine startup Whistle starts building a dog-centered social network

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Whistle<p>If you’re a dog lover, you may not admit it but you secretly want a social network centered solely on your …

Data science: Not a real thing, or a thing not worth less than six figures?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Bruce Rolff<p>You’d think by this point we might have settled on a definition of what a data scientist is, …

Last night I ate a computer-generated meal. It was fantastic.

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: S. Higginbotham<p>A bourbon cocktail with turmeric and banana juice. Two different preparations of duck with ingredients …

CubeSensors Brings Health And Comfort Monitoring To The Whole Home

In the future, your home will know you just as well as your smartphone does. The era of the connected smart home is upon us, and that all starts with sensors.<p>CubeSensors, a competitor in our CES 2014 Hardware Battlefield, is looking to help you track the health and comfort levels in your home the …

How A Boston Venture Capital Firm Grew Into A Silicon Valley Powerhouse

Charles River Ventures has quietly emerged as a venture capital force in Silicon Valley.<p>In the fall of 2008, during the height of the financial crisis, raising venture capital to fund your startup amounted to a fool's errand. But PayPal alumnus David Sacks is no fool, and he knew exactly who to tap …

Venture Capital

How far has Bitcoin come in the past year? This report tells all

In a single year, the price of Bitcoin grew by a factor of 56. Imagine that happening to $100 in your checking account — you’d get $5,600.<p>It’s a neat stat that we at VentureBeat didn’t come up with on our own. It’s one of the many nifty bits of information tucked inside a 91-page report that …

Secrets from 10 of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs

As the Great Recession fades from our collective memories, and the Canadian economy once again finds its legs, one of the downturn's most positive lasting effects may be a rebirth of entrepreneurial spirit across the country. Many who lost their jobs or struggled to find new ones chose to launch …

Entrepreneurship

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The Ring Input Device Puts Gesture Control And Home Automation On Your Finger

This embed is invalid<p>There was once a rumor that Apple would actually use a ring device for input to an Apple television. Neither of those gadgets exist yet, of course, but Ring is a Kickstarter project trying to fund a finger-based wearable that could enable the kind of controls envisioned in that …

Ex-Apple Engineer Launches Moov, The Next Generation Of Wearable Fitness Tracking

Welcome to the next generation of wearable fitness tracking! The first round of fitness trackers focused on introducing the idea of data to your daily activity and workout, but a new company called Moov wants to go beyond basic “step” data to tell you how to improve your form and get the most out …

The irrational rationality behind Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Advertisement<p>45 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom illustration<p>Another day and another acquisition — and another one that is jaw dropping and seemingly …

The Mt. Gox Implosion Is Bitcoin's First Financial Crisis

Now Bitcoin users know what a cryptocurrency crisis looks like—up close and personal.<p>Early Tuesday morning, troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox abruptly halted trading altogether, following months of increasingly lengthy delays in processing withdrawals for users cashing out bitcoins they stored at …

Bitcoin Needs Better Oversight, But No One Agrees On The Details

The implosion of Mt. Gox, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, has many cryptocurrency believers and government entities alike agreeing on one thing: The Bitcoin economy needs some kind of regulation to prevent fraud and rebuild trust with users.<p>That’s the easy part. Exactly what kind of …

7 Dead-Simple A/B Tests You Should Run on Your Homepage

Performance Testing

Is Innovation and Disruption a Threat or an Opportunity?

We live in a time when innovation is constant and market disruption threatens...everything. The question is, do you see innovation and disruption as …

How To Think Like a Psychologist: A Free Online Course from Stanford

In early January, we brought you a set of 15 tips to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions, straight from <i>The Willpower Instinct,</i> a …

State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

<i>Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here.</i><p>Today, CoinDesk is pleased to release its first ever 'State of …

The Science of Selfies: A Five-City Comparison

Where do they smile the most? The least? Who poses most expressively?<p>When the magisterial Oxford English Dictionary crowned "selfie" the word of the year in 2013, it only affirmed what anyone with a smartphone has known since the first photo with the hashtag selfie was posted on January 16, 2011: …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment