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Tink scores $10M for its virtual banking app

Sweden’s Tink, a mobile banking app, has raised $10 million in Series B funding in a round led by Swedish investment firm Creades, and SEB Venture Capital, the venture arm of Swedish bank SEB.<p>The new capital will be used to help the startup expand internationally and, by taking advantage of new …

Amazon's customizable Dash Button for the Internet of Things

With its line of Dash Buttons, Amazon looked to make it easier to resupply specific household items at the press of an Internet-connected button. Now …

Bosch is building its own Internet of Things cloud network

Like it or not, it looks like the Internet of Things is going to be more than an annoying buzzword or passing fad. The latest proof is that Bosch is offering an end-to-end environment to get your house communicating with the various devices and appliances inside. First up? Building its own cloud …

Digitization Is Upon Us — The Biggest Change In Sports In Over 100 Years

The widespread collection and utilization of data is already shifting the landscape, and this is only the beginning.<p><b>By</b> <b>Brian Krzanich</b><p>This weekend at …

This fitness tracking app pays you to walk more

Having a hard time motivating yourself to exercise? What if somebody offered to <i>pay</i> you work out? That's the idea behind Bitwalking -- an app, digital currency and marketplace that pays its users 1BW$ (Bitwalking dollar) for every 10,000 steps they take.<p>The idea behind the app is about more than …

ByeBuy Raises €1M To Make It Easier To Switch Gadgets

German startup ByeBuy, which offers a pay-as-you-go and on-demand alternative to gadget ownership, has raised a €1 million seed round. Backers include Commerzbank subsidiary Main Incubator, in addition to Rocket Internet’s venture arm Global Founders Capital, Hannover Innovation Fund, KRW Schindler …

Gear & Gadgets

Xiaomi Launches A Self-Balancing Scooter And New Mi TV

Xiaomi made its name with affordable Android smartphones, but the Beijing-based company’s future lies in creating a diverse ecosystem of consumer hardware. Today Xiaomi announced that it will add a self-balancing scooter and new smart TV to its lineup.<p>The television isn’t a big surprise—called Mi …

The Aria Lets You Control Your Smart Watch Without Touching It

After nearly a month of time with the Apple Watch, there’s been a few moments that drew attention to the downside to having a computer strapped to one’s wrist. Brushing one’s teeth, eating, and even holding your significant other’s hand on a walk all preclude accessing your wrist with your other …

Mobile phones can now help detect sleep apnea

<i>Image | ramicm</i><p>Just when you’d thought you’d seen everything in the world of apps, in comes the latest novel creation in the health sector. Experts …

Google opens its Person Finder tool to aid earthquake relief efforts in Nepal

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal early this morning, striking an area between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, with damage extending to India, Bangladesh, and Tibet. At the time of publication, nearly 1,000 people have died and more than 1,700 have been injured as a result of the earthquake, …

Manfrotto Digital Director: iPad Air als Erweiterung für DSLR-Kameras

Manfrotto hat mit dem Digital Director die erste von Apple zertifizierte iPad-Erweiterung für digitale Spiegelreflexkameras vorgestellt.<p>Beim Digital …

Digital

The Next Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity Is Mobile Enterprise

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kevin Spain is a general partner at Emergence Capital.</i><p>Enterprise mobile applications – like enterprise cloud applications a decade before – are poised to become a $100 billion market opportunity. I’ve worked with enterprise technologies exclusively for more than a decade and have …

Augmented And Virtual Reality To Hit $150 Billion, Disrupting Mobile By 2020

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tim Merel is the managing director of</i> <i>Digi-Capital.</i><p>Virtual reality and augmented reality are exciting – Google Glass coming and going, Facebook’s $2 billion for Oculus, Google’s $542 million into Magic Leap, not to mention Microsoft’s HoloLens. There are amazing early-stage platforms …

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Apple ResearchKit Turns iPhones Into Medical Diagnostic Devices

Medical research is plagued by small sample sizes and inconsistent data collection. So Apple is stepping up to help health innovation with Research Kit, a new iOS software framework that lets people volunteer to join medical research studies. ResearchKit lets people take tests like saying “ahhh” to …

ResearchKit angekündigt: iPhone-Nutzer helfen Forschung

News & Rumors: 9. March 2015, Alexander Trust<p>iOS 8 - Funktionen am iPhone 5s<p>Apple hat ResearchKit angekündigt, eine Schnittstelle für iOS, die der …

JoT #2115: Apple Watch selection flowchart!

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Apple Watch

You wouldn't like a bigger battery in your iPhone, says Apple's Ive

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Admit it, you've cursed at your iPhone once or twice.<p>Just when you needed it most, it left you. Or, rather, its battery did. It left you standing in the middle of a bar, embarrassingly unable to post an …

How I turned my Xbox's Kinect into a wondrous motion-capture device

When Microsoft started selling a basic Xbox One package without a Kinect V2 for $100 less, the result was unequivocal: Sales took off. Most gamers can take or leave the ubiquitous depth camera, because it just <i>isn't as useful</i> for gaming as, say, the Wii controller. It <i>is</i> indispensable for certain …

Apple Watch Event: Was ist zu erwarten?

Es ist schon viel gemunkelt worden über das Apple Watch Event morgen, wirklichte Details (wie z.B. die Payment-Methode) sind natürlich spärlich gesät. Das wichtigste Gerücht betrifft wohl die Preise der Apple Watch. Wir wissen nur, ab 349 Dollar geht es los mit der Apple Watch Sport aber schon da …

iOS 8 How-to: Use Siri to return a lost iPhone to their owner

What happens if you are out and about and happen to find an iPhone? You happen to be a good person and want to return the iPhone to the original owner, but the phone is locked with a passcode. You might think you are stuck, but actually you can use Siri to find out who owns the device.<p>Tap and hold …

Großes Interesse an Bezahlen mit dem Smartphone

Wie groß ist der Wunsch der Verbraucher tatsächlich, mit ihrem Smartphone bezahlen zu können? Wie sieht die derzeitige Realität aus? Und mit welchen …

Huawei's new fitness band can tranform into a Bluetooth headset

Chinese firm Huawei arrived at MWC 2015 without a flagship product, but it's still got some interesting devices to shout about.<p>First up is the …

Apple: Streaming-Service Beats Music soll im Juni starten

Der neue Apple-Musikstreamingdienst lässt weiter auf sich warten: Neuesten Gerüchten wird der Kulthersteller aus Cupertino den neuen Dienst, der …

Sources offer hands-on Apple Watch details: battery life, unannounced features, and more

Just ahead of the finalized Apple Watch’s presentation at Apple’s March 9th “Spring Forward” event, sources with hands-on Apple Watch experience have revealed a collection of new details about the device’s features to 9to5Mac. Our sources have offered new information on the Watch’s real-world …

Flo's Weblog

Apple und IBM treiben ihre im Sommer vergangenen Jahres gestartete Partnerschaft unter dem Namen "IBM MobileFirst for iOS" weiter voran. Nachdem Ende …

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