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Alcatel's 'smartbook' concept: a laptop powered by a smartphone over the air (video)

At MWC, Alcatel was kind enough to give us a preview of its working "smartbook" prototypes. The idea isn't too far off from Motorola's doomed Lapdock or the first-gen ASUS PadFone, where an Android phone powers an otherwise brainless laptop. What's different with Alcatel's implementation is that …

4 Productivity Hacks From Startup CEOs | Inc.com

Productivity worries aren't just for the little people.<p>The higher up the chain of command you go, the more balls people are juggling. So forget staring out that corner office window thinking big, strategic thoughts while your underlings insulate you from the chaos. CEOs of the hottest start-ups …

Startups

Want to Drop Out of School and Start a Business? Don't Make These Stupid Mistakes.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at the headlines of big business sales like WhatsApp’s $19 Billion sale to Facebook last week and you know that 2014 is a time of unprecedented opportunity. You have access to nearly everything around the globe thanks to the beauty …

How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven

Marvin Gaye might have said, “ooooh baby, I’m hot just like an oven” but if your food is cold, nowhere near a kitchen and needs some lovin’, this is …

Why You Should Let Your Employees Do Whatever They Want | Inc.com

Focus can be a powerful thing. Many entrepreneurs and business owners built their fortunes by driving relentlessly toward a single goal. It’s no surprise so many of them eliminate any project that isn’t related to their company’s “core competency.”"¨"¨<p>But the world has changed.<p>"¨"¨Take RIM, the …

Employment

Beep | Wirelessly Control Any Speaker

Beep breathes new life into old speakers. The sleek Wi-Fi enabled device connects to any stereo system or speaker, allowing you to stream music …

Google and VMware team up to put your Windows desktop on Chromebooks

So, your bosses have replaced most of the office computers with Chromebooks, but you <i>need</i> those old Windows apps to keep you sane. If the IT folks aren't on top of it already, you may want to tell them about a remote access solution developed by Google and VMware called Horizon Desktop as a Service …

An Investor Reveals How To Land Your Startup's First Round Of Funding

Schlafman puts together an annual presentation about how to raise venture capital.<p>His latest presentation explains how to land a first round of financing, which is often called a "seed" round. Schlafman agreed to let Business Insider publish the slides.

4 Things You Need to Know About Managing a Remote Team | Inc.com

The best perk of working remotely just might be the peace of mind it brings. The ability to skip the stressful morning commute, roll out of bed, and jump onto the computer can make you feel infinitely more productive.<p>"I work all the time--remotely. But I don't feel like a workaholic and I'm not …

Project Management

How to Have a Breakthrough Idea | Inc.com

You're stuck. Really stuck.<p><i>Scenario 1:</i> You've encountered a problem at work, but all your usual tactics can't solve it. You sense you need a more creative approach, but your imagination isn't delivering the goods. What now?<p><i>Scenario 2:</i> You feel as if your business is stuck, and its products are …

Creativity

With new Chrome hardware, Google wants to bring Hangouts to the enterprise

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google (s GOOG) has been using its Hangouts video chat system in combination with custom hardware to run its internal video …

Soularc Performance Board

The SoulArc Performance Board promises to deliver an experience like no other skateboard out there, riding it is like surfing on land, or …

Spark Sleeping Bag

The Spark SPI minimal sleeping bag by Sea to Summit is ideal for adventurers that need to pack light. The Spark has changed adventure traveling …

3 Signs You're Too Busy to Be Brilliant | Inc.com

The last five years have produced an increasingly fevered body of business-speak that has achieved almost cult-like status. Expressed variously as 'always be shipping', or 'fail fast', the people who promote this approach would have us believe that leadership--indeed, the very act of creation--is …

Mad Men

The Scientifically Proven Way To Get Your Kickstarter Project Funded

A study of more than 45,000 projects shows language plays a key role in success.<p>Kickstarter, the crowdsourced funding platform, is an all-or-nothing proposition. Either your project reaches its funding goal, and you get to work developing your product, or it doesn’t and you go home with nothing. So …

Python Slimpack | By Booq Bags

The Python Slimpack by Booq Bags is a compact camera backpack capable of packing 1-2 DSLR´s, up to 4 lenses, and up to 10” tablet. It features both a …

Small Foot | Inflatable Snowshoes

The Small Foot Inflatable Snowshoes are perfect for traveling light on snow. Rather than carrying around bulky snowshoes, these things are perfect …

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to make 3D-printed chocolate candy

The chocolate in the candy aisle could soon begin to look a lot weirder. 3D Systems announced today that it will partner with the Hershey Company to develop "innovative opportunities" in 3D-printed food. The multi-year agreement will have 3D Systems working with Hershey to come up with new ways of …

The Buccaneer® 3D Printer - Pirate3D

Dedon Swingrest

Inspired by the company´s previously released iconic Nestrest, Dedon have recently presented the Swingrest, and as its predecessor, looks like a …

Design

7 Steps to Becoming a Big Bang Disruptor | Inc.com

The word "disrupt" (and its many forms) has become the tech world's ultimate cliché. With the right amount of PR spin, any new technology can be passed off as disruptive. Usually the word evokes little more than an eye-roll from those in the know. And yet sometimes, it just fits.<p>Companies like …

Innovation

SteelSeries Stratus pad does iPhone and iPad gaming

SmartThings Home Automation will integrate everything in your house

Toshiba Chromebook Hands On - CES 2014

Ora-S AR Eyewear takes smartframes further

Oculus Crystal Cove prototype hands-on

Parrot MiniDrone and Jumping Sumo First Look - CES 2014

Scuba Breath

My perception of a pristine and peaceful scuba dive changed when I went for my first dive off the Great Barrier Reef. It looks so easy in the movies, …

Bluetooth Speaker With FM Radio