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22 Crowdfunding Sites (and How To Choose Yours!)

It's not just Kickstarter anymore. Here's a road map.<p>Crowdfunding used to be pretty simple. Artists, inventors, and filmmakers posted their ideas, and funders chipped in a few bucks to make something happen. Kickstarter, the site that triggered the crowdfunding movement, was the cornerstone. In …

Crowd Funding

Apple announces Anki Drive, an AI robotics app controlled through iOS

Apple is just starting its WWDC keynote this morning, but it's already announcing something quite interesting: a new company called Anki and its inaugural iOS app called Anki Drive, which centers around artificial intelligence and robotics. The name, which is Japanese for "memorize," features smart …

Startup drugs

Startups can be a vice grip of stress. At first you don’t have money, and so when you finally do, it’s feels like a victory. You are funded at last. …

How to Become a Technical Co-Founder on the Quick

8 min read<p>With entrepreneurs groaning about the lack of technology co-founders and CTOs in the market and Code.org projecting there will be one million more tech jobs than people in 2020, intensive developer programs are popping up all over the country in an attempt to close the skill gap.<p>These …

College & University

5 Negotiation Tips From Steve Jobs

An old e-mail exchange between Steve Jobs and James Murdoch illustrates how savvy negotiation works.<p>A series of emails about ebook prices between Apple and HarperCollins, including ones written by Steve Jobs, were recently released as part of the Department of Justice price-fixing suit against …

U.S. Department of Justice

Jack Dorsey's Five Startup Tips To A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur

<b>Guest post written by current high school senior and author Jack Kaufman</b><p>Since I was a sophomore in high school, I have been extremely interested in business and entrepreneurship. I am undoubtedly sure that I want to start a successful business and have dabbled with a few ideas and software projects …

The World’s Most Clever Business Cards

Competition is stiff when you’re trying to lure clients. To stand out in a crowded marketplace you have to get creative. These people got the …

The Device That Could Change the Way We Use Computers

Here's how Leap Motion developed its disruptive technology--from a math formula to the shelves of Best Buy.<p>Michael Buckwald and David Holz, a pair of unassuming twentysomethings from Florida, arrived in San Francisco in 2010 with two 30-pound backpacks slung over their shoulders.<p>In the bags was the …

Startups

3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Startup

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As if making the transition from student life to the working world wasn't hard enough.<p>In March, the unemployment rate among 18- to 29-year-olds was 11.7 percent, more than four percentage points higher than the national average …

Entrepreneurship

A Legged Robot That Specializes In Scuttling Across Sand

The math that went into this robot could improve planetary rovers in the future, researchers say.<p>Is this what the Mars rovers of the future might look like?<p>Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have tackled an unusual robot problem: How to walk across sand. There are plenty of …

PETMAN Is A Humanoid Robot That Could Probably Walk Big Dog

PETMAN is a humanoid robot made by Boston Dynamics. BD also created Big Dog, the quadrupedal, brick-throwing robot that haunts our dreams.<p>This robot, shown here gussied up in a hazmat suit and gas mask, however, is far scarier. While I doubt he can do much right now without those cable support, …

Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter

It might not boast a camera or any on-board weaponry, but if you've been itching to hack around on your very own drone, the Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter …

Drones

COMAN-bot stays on its feet in face of moderate-to-pronounced shoving

Being a sensing, autonomous machine, COMAN is a robot in the truest sense of the word. Despite its apparent state of headlessness, the robot is not …

BeagleBone Black Has Arrived

Our friends at BeagleBoard.org revealed the newest iteration in their line of embedded Linux development boards, the BeagleBone Black. Besides the new color, the board should look familiar; it has the same footprint and similar layout as the original BeagleBone. However, there are a lot of new …

Human-Robot Interaction: What Do Machines Mean For Future Of Communication? (VIDEO)

If a squat, cardboard-framed robot with a high-pitched voice started asking you questions, would you answer it? Would you share your troubles? Unload your concerns?<p>Many people would -- at least, that's what roboticist and artist Alex Reben has found. He unleashed the smiling bot Boxie in the halls …

Yeti Robot Detects Polar Dangers

Wildlife<p><b>Meet Yeti—the robot that’s making life easier for polar scientists.</b><p>No, it doesn’t look like a giant white ape. But the battery-powered rover has all the toughness of an abominable snowman, surveying undetected hazards at research sites in Greenland and Antarctica. (See pictures of polar …