Wayne Lau

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How to decide whether to buy a new smartphone

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: D. Hammonds<p>So you want a new smartphone? Of course you do. With a big new phone coming out every couple of weeks, it’s …

Protag’s tracking device enlists the help of strangers to find your lost stuff

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Innova Technology<p>Ever since Bluetooth Low Energy chips emerged, a growing number of object tagging and tracking …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

How Instagram Almost Ruined My Life

Insecurity, FOMO, and the other unfiltered harms that everyone’s favorite photo app can do to you.<p>In 2013, the phrase “you have no filter” no longer means you’re not invited to dinner parties. It just means you don’t have Instagram, an app that turns its users into monsters. Don’t get me wrong–the …

"Our thinking was, let's make this as easy as writing and printing a Word document." Today, Microsoft announced a crucial step to empower the next wave of 3-D printer adoption. Windows 8.1 will be the first OS to support 3-D printing natively on desktops and tablets. http://trib.al/HOjeXoi

4 Pillars Of Successful Brand Building From HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes

HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes shares the key areas he focused on to build HootSuite’s brand from scrappy startup to globally recognized social-media tool.<p>As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges you will face will be building your brand. The ultimate goal is to set your company and your brand …

You thought central bank money printing was at an end? Don’t bet on it

Over the past month, there has been something of a sell-off in sovereign bond markets, leading some to speculate that the era of record low interest rates is drawing to a close.<p>Is the great bond market bubble finally over? For the following, very simple, reason, I’m not yet convinced.<p>The world …

The Best Big Companies For Work-Life Balance

Juggling the demands of a career and personal life is no easy feat. In fact, maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle became <i>especially</i> difficult during the recession when employees were expected to do more with less–and even as things improve, the challenges persist.<p>Job search engine Indeed.com …

With new Android app, language-learning startup Duolingo looks to double users

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Android(s GOOG) users with aspirations of learning another language have a new app to check out. About six months after …

Outsourcing education

LECTURE halls can seat only so many students, but it's easy enough to broadcast lectures online to tens of thousands. Ventures such as EdX, a …

Xbox One will track viewers' TV habits and reward them for watching ads

Microsoft’s new Xbox will track what users watch on TV, but also reward them for watching adverts, a new patent application suggests.<p>Digital credits or physical rewards could be awarded for watching adverts or TV series, and the patent suggests that eye tracking and even heart-rate monitors could …

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Google Glass makes me want a smart watch

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I just tried Google(s goog) Glass for the first time today – not for very long, just for a few minutes, but long enough to …

Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The photo wars aren’t over, but a shift is about to take place in terms of the content we upload and share to the internet, …

Facebook, Waze acquisition talks break down: which big tech company will step in?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: The Amazing iOS 6 Maps Tumblr<p>Everyone wants to know: which major tech company is going to acquire Waze, the …

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann: consumers will soon expect every service on every platform, mobile included

Ben Silbermann has found himself in a pretty swell spot. He's the CEO of Pinterest -- a company that was recently valued at $2.5 billion, despite not making a single cent to date. He took the stage today at D11 in Southern California, answering questions shot from Kara Swisher. One of the key …

Yves Behar’s August smart lock lets users open doors with a mobile app - http://tcrn.ch/11q1ZdP