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We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

After 500,000 Apps Built, Bizness Apps Launches Apex, A New White-Label App Builder

Founded in 2010 as a DIY app and website development platform, Bizness Apps has quietly turned its attention to resellers and digital agencies, becoming one of the largest providers of white-label app development software on the market.<p>In fact, over 500,000 total mobile apps have now been created …

Pronoun, A Self-Publishing Platform For Authors, Is Ready To Serve Humanity

Pronoun, a self-publishing system that aims to help authors get their books edited and printed, is beginning the long road to making it easier for self-published authors to get noticed. First stop? Getting authors onto the platform.<p>The company, founded by Josh Brody and Ben Zhuk, raised $3.5 …

Facebook turns Notes into a blogging platform with revamped interface

When was the last time you wrote a note on Facebook? It’s probably been a while, but the company now wants to change that.<p>Today Facebook is rolling out its first major update to Notes in a long time, essentially turning it into a blogging platform akin to Medium.<p>You can now add a cover photo as a …

QuickPic ahora te ofrece hasta 5.000 GB de almacenamiento gratuito en la nube

La popular galería <b>QuickPic</b>, que desde finales de agosto pasó a ser propiedad de la empresa china <b>Cheetah Mobile</b> (Clean Master), recibe hoy su primera …

Google Play te regala el álbum 1000 Forms Of Fear de Sia y tres álbumes de música clásica

Es habitual encontrar de vez en cuando alguna canción gratuita en <b>Google Play</b>, y de forma muy ocasional encontrar algún albúm completo para descargar …

Fundbox Secures $50 Million More To Power Small Businesses

Less than six months after announcing a $40 million Series B investment, alternative lending startup Fundbox has closed on another $50 million in funding to provide small businesses with the immediate cash they need to stay afloat.<p>Spark Capital Growth led the round, which brings Fundbox’s venture …

Plytix Bags €500K Seed For Image-Based Product Analytics

Born out of ex-Googler Morten Hellesøe Poulsen’s own frustration with the limitations of Google Analytics, Copenhagen-based Plytix offers a way for brands to track the performance of their products across multiple web shops.<p>It does this by providing an online image bank where retailers fetch the …

Developer Of Space Engineers Searches For Universal AI

Even with a 30-strong R&D team, the amount of work needed to create a truly universal AI is huge.<p>“We have three pillars in our work,” Rosa explained. “First is to come up with a proper cognitive architecture or architectures, which can do the intelligence in specific training or testing …

Descarga gratis 240 nuevos libros y manuales técnicos de Microsoft

El verano es la época perfecta para devorar libros a la sombra y con una cervecita bien fría. Si además quieres reforzar el inglés y aprender algo, …

Seis fondos para sacarle todo el partido a la Bolsa española | Mercados | Cinco Días

La economía española crece a un ritmo del 4% anual, la mayor tasa de toda la zona euro. El petróleo sigue en niveles históricamente bajos, el nivel …

México, un jugoso mercado para las grandes empresas: allí logran el 73% de su beneficio

EconomíaHoy.mx - 17:04 - 29/05/2015<p>Foto: <i>Getty</i><p>Las multinacionales obtienen hasta un 73% de su beneficio en México y, aunque operan en más de una …

Mobile Payment Startup MyCheck Raises $5M From Santander’s Innoventures Fund

MyCheck, another startup that wants to make it easy to pay your restaurant bill using your mobile phone, has closed a $5 million Series B. However, perhaps more noteworthy is the company’s new backer: the Spanish bank Santander via its recently launched Santander Innoventures Fund.<p>The $100 million …

9 Tech Investments Entrepreneurs Should Consider in 2015

There are so many new apps or pieces of software designed to make your business life easier – and more new technologies come out every year. It’s easy to get distracted and invest in a shiny widget or exciting new software when what you really need is an answer to a problem.<p>With that thought, I …

AmbyGear’s New Smartwatch For Kids Combines GPS Tracking With Educational Games

A company called Ambit Networks has just launched its own take on wearables aimed at children with the debut of the AmbyGear Smart Watch, now live on crowdfunding site Indiegogo. The new watch includes built-in GPS and alerts for parents as well as educational content and games for kids. It’s …

Woolet aims to be the wallet you'll never lose

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never lost your wallet ever again? There might just be a way to make that happen. The Woolet is a smart wallet that attaches to your mobile device via Bluetooth, and will send you a notification if you move too far away from it. You can manage your wallet connection by …

No inventory? No problem! Dropshipping offers retail without storage

Tapiture, a Pinterest competitor, doesn't just show you stuff you might like. In many cases, it lets you buy that stuff as well.<p>Aside from some …

eCommerce

Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants.<p>Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell phones and bulky wads of keys before sitting down. Tunney, himself bothered by …

Swatch Touch Zero One tracks your beach volleyball skills

Swatch's first foray into the fitness-tracking business is the Touch Zero One, a touchscreen watch built with beach volleyball in mind. This is an upgrade to the barely readable Swatch Touch, introducing features that track the ferocity of your spikes and bumps, how many steps you take and the …

HTC's Grip Wristband Helps Outdoor Runners With Built-In GPS

This Nike FuelBand-inspired device tracks much more than movement<p>If you're a outdoor runner, and you still haven't bought a wearable wristband to track your fitness goals, you might want to consider HTC's first wearable device—the Grip.<p>The HTC Grip was made in partnership with Under Armour and uses …

Citymaps Hits Android and Introduces Collaborative Maps

Citymaps, the social mapping platform, has launched on Android. We first wrote about the company way back in 2012 and its free app has been on iOS for some time.<p>The company’s angle is that it lets you create playlists of your favorite places and build personal maps. The big change with its latest …

Stirio Keeps Things Moving In The Kitchen

If you cook at all, you often discover that you’re in need of a third hand. And there are many different ways you can get that third hand, but the …

Time-lapse videos of Earth capture line between life and death

We've already taken a look at some of the best still photos captured of the Earth from space in the past year, but high-quality video footage of our world from above can be harder to come by. Enter European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, who has gifted all of humanity the beautiful …

Time-lapse Photography

2 Gmail Tips that are Ninja Worthy

<b>Join Me for a Terrific Webinar!</b><p>I have a brand new webinar booked and ready to roll. We are going to explore my<p>Seven Favorite Productivity Apps, and …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

Mosquitoes

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Legion Meter Can Charge Your Device 92 Percent Faster

Are you sick and tired of the slow charging of your smartphone and tablet? If the answer to this simple question is yes, then you may want to look at …

BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED Projector Review

A digital LED projector has a number of advantages over the more conventional bulb-based model, chief among them being ease of use, near-instant …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …