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This is oil's endgame

Others are not so sure. As prices continue to fall, the market continues to be confronted with lower and lower predictions for the price of oil. For example, several bulge-bracket banks recently registered price targets of $20. Not to be outdone, Deutsche Bank suggested prices could fall to …

What Startups Should Never Say During A VC-Pitch

<i>Category:</i><p><i>Tags:</i><p>Dec 31<p>I’ve been listening through a number of startup pitches in Silicon Valley, both as observer, and to give feedback as pretend …

Here's what to expect at CES 2016 this week

We are on the eve of the year's biggest technology conference, the Consumer Electronics Show. As you read this, <i>The Verge</i> is setting up shop in a tiny, somewhat-ventilated trailer just outside the Las Vegas Convention Center, the hazy memories of New Year's Eve now fully exorcized from our …

The Hottest On-Demand Startups Of 2015

What was the hottest space for startups this year? We can deliver the answer to you in an hour or less.<p>That’s because delivery and other on-demand services have quickly become one of Silicon Valley’s biggest pursuits, something venture capitalists sunk hundreds of millions of dollars into in 2015. …

Tech startups will never leave Silicon Valley — here's why

And it's true, in some ways. It would be better, for example, for the tech startups of Silicon Valley to decamp for Silicon Hills or Silicon Lakes or Silicon Upstate or what have you. There's no fundamental reason why a tech startup must be headquartered in the Bay Area, the way a mining operation …

IBM’s Watson Can Figure Out A Lot About You–Just By Looking At Your Social Media

IBM’s Watson team–and anyone using their API– can infer dozens of traits about your personality just from your social media posts.<p>IBM’s Watson computer has branched out into social media consulting.<p>IBM recently worked with NPR tech reporter Aarti Shahani to analyze Shahani’s personality based on …

Venture capital funding for start-ups is down sharply in 2015

The venture capital sector is heading back to Earth. The big question for the new year is how bumpy its landing might be.<p>A new set of data indicate that key segments in venture capital — the business of funding start-up companies — will be down sharply for 2015, a sign that the dramatic run-up in …

Easy ways to track all your holiday packages

It can tricky to track all of the packages you're sending and hoping to receive this holiday season. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis unwraps tips to help figure out where your packages are and when they'll arrive.

You'll flip for this smart frying pan

The Pantelligent is a smart frying pan that uses a Bluetooth-connected app to guide you through recipes. This $199 pan (converting roughly to £140 in the UK and AU$285 in Australia) regularly produces meals that border on perfection.

Pantelligent review: Smart frying pan removes guesswork from stovetop cooking - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Pantelligent's easy-to-use app talks you through each step of a recipe and will advise you when to turn the heat up or down, which makes it easy to learn how to cook new dishes or perfect classic recipes. And if you often bungle recipes the new Autopilot feature does a lot of the work …

Cook smarter with this connected frying pan (pictures)

An IFTTT-powered CNET Smart Home? We're testing it out

The free online automation service lets you link devices that don't work together otherwise. Can it be the glue that holds the CNET Smart Home together?<p>If this, then that.<p>That's the idea behind IFTTT, a free online automation service that lets you link devices and web services that don't normally …