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The photographed world: How our generation is redefining the art of documentation

It was November of 2006, and while many were stuck in a food coma and/or preparing to zone out for the holidays, Flickr was launching a new tool. …

WikiWand Makes Wikipedia Beautiful

Wikipedia is one of the Web’s most visited properties. From quantum mechanics to Laurel and Hardy, the online encyclopedia delivers good primers on just about any topic you can think of. But doesn’t the interface sometimes feel as though it belongs to a previous era? The Wikipedia of August 2004 …

Entrepreneurship News | The Next Web

All stories in Entrepreneur<p>How to use machine learning for your startup’s product<p>There's a misconception that to leverage machine learning you need to be a mathematical genius. In reality, most machine-learning ...<p>David Crawford<p>More landing page optimization tips than you can handle! (45, to be …

Wearable Intelligence is raising $8.4M for Google Glass for doctors

If anybody needs to get constant, real-time information in a Google Glass-like wearable, it’s doctors and other healthcare workers.<p>Healthcare is one of the two major markets being addressed by San Francisco-based Wearable Intelligence, which makes software for wearable data presentation used by …

Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps

U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this morning. That means mobile apps, including the number 1 most popular app Facebook, eat up more of our time than desktop usage or mobile web …

Move Over, Uber, SF Residents Can “Yo” A Smart Car To Take Them Anywhere They Want Tomorrow

A very gimmicky Mercedes-Benz campaign hopes to tap into the SF tech millennial market tomorrow by offering free rides in its smart electric vehicles to anyone who sends them a “Yo.”<p>Starting at noon on August 21, smart will place pop-up signs at two outdoor locations in San Francisco – one in the …

LA's First-Ever Chief Data Officer Loves Hackers

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new hire has numbers on the brain, but luckily that’s his job.<p>A transplant from the tech world, 25-year-old Abhi Nemani hopes …

Twitter Is Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Its Commerce Initiative

While Stripe is believed to be Twitter's only payments partner, it's not clear whether that will remain the case.<p>Twitter’s long-awaited plan to let its users make purchases right from a tweet is nearing, and payments startup Stripe will have a role in the business, multiple industry sources tell</b> …

Top 25 mobile #apps (USA). Facebook aside, probably not what you were expecting. http://mbist.ro/1qwECMO

How a Norwegian public radio station is using Snapchat to connect young listeners with news

“A lot of people check their phones before they get out of the bed in the morning, and they check social media before the news sites.”<p>In 2011, the Norwegian public broadcaster NRK set the world record for the longest single television show by broadcasting a cruise ship traversing the country’s …

The Rise of Tech Designed for Low-Income Americans

One of the pieces of advice I hear regularly for startup founders looking for a business idea is to find a problem they’re experiencing and set out to solve it. It’s excellent advice – some of the best companies have been built on that premise – but it also has an enormous blindspot.<p>If tech …

Sleep Tracker ‘Sense’ Raises $13 Million, Without Venture-Capital Help

At 23, James Proud is a rising Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur who has managed to raise nearly $13 million in funding – none of which is from institutional investors.<p>His company, Hello, raised $10.5 million from a circle of well-connected angel investors, some of whom wrote million-dollar checks. …

Product Hunt: The App That's Grabbing the Startup World's Attention | Inc.com

If you're a techie and you build stuff, you likely know Y Combinator's Hacker News, a crowdsourced community in which users post technology-related links upon which people upvote and comment. Now there's another way to keep your finger on the pulse of the tech world: the Product Hunt, a new iOS app …

Flipboard's Mike McCue On The Future Of Digital Media, Video Ads

With over 100 million active accounts and 10 million user-created digital magazines, Flipboard has changed the way people read and share news around the Web. The application lets users aggregate social feeds into a digital magazine, as well as follow and build magazines based on different topics, …

Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by …

Amazon’s new ad network has a secret weapon against Google AdWords: shopping data

The secret sauce of delivering relevant ads is rich and clean demographic, psychographic, and social data. Google has data on what we search for, Facebook has data on what we like and share, but Amazon’s data may be the best of all for targeting ads. It has data on what we browse and buy.<p>That’s why …