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F1 tech still shaping tomorrow's transport

<b>Motorsport has a long history of feeding its innovations into road cars. And that technological transfer is set to continue into the future.</b><p>In fact, it may well get faster.<p>Integral features of motorsport - speed, safety, data communications, fuel efficiency - are more relevant to road cars than …

Smart meters energy saving project at risk, say MPs

Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are at risk of veering off track, an influential group of MPs has warned.<p>Smart meters could save about £17bn and put an end to estimated bills.<p>But the Energy and Climate Change Committee said a key piece of the £11bn …

Silver Post Earrings Tiny Circle Studs Simple Geometric Minimalist Gift for Little Girl, Teacher’s Gift, Stocking Stuffer, Small Earrings

These artistic, minimalist, circle post earrings were made of solid silver and hand formed, by me, from Precious Metal Clay.<p>Each tiny earring was made with the utmost care and attention to detail. Despite their delicate look, they are very sturdy, strong, and well built. The fit is comfortable and …

9 Children's Book Morals for Adulthood

You don't need to have kids in your life to revisit some of your favorite childhood storybooks.<p>It turns out, a lot of the lessons in children's books …

The Eater Austin Cocktail Heatmap, June 2018

Welcome to the latest installment of Eater Austin’s <b>cocktail heatmap</b>, a map of the hottest, buzziest boozing destinations around town. This means the latest bars in town, hot new restaurants offering serious cocktail game, or even older spots mixing it up with a new bar program.<p>The June update of …

Austin's Best Downtown Happy Hours Ready to Wet Your Whistle

According to Wikipedia, the origins of “Happy Hour” are shrouded in mystery, but we are grateful nonetheless. Just as mysteriously, finding the …

Hopfields Is French for Yummy

Hidden at the end of a rather stark commercial building sits one of the shiniest hidden gems in the treasury of Austin dining spots. There are many …

Y Combinator-Backed Sendwithus Offers A/B Testing And Analytics Tools For Email Marketers

Sendwithus aims to bring optimization and A/B testing to marketers and anyone else sending out targeted promotional emails.<p>The company, which is part of the current class of Y Combinator-incubated startups, was founded by Matt Harris and Brad Van Vugt. Harris told me that Sendwithus emerged from …

Book Review: In “Different,” Finding Better Ways To Build Brands In A Noisy (And Boring) World

While Silicon Valley and the rest of the tech world may not be in a bubble, it sure is quite a boisterous place. There are now millions of apps in the various app stores, and it seems that every day a dozen or more companies are founded. Yet, despite the deluge of funding announcements and product …

InMobi Launches Interactive Video Ad Platform To Help Advertisers Boost Sales On Mobile

InMobi is making its biggest push so far in capturing a larger share of the $11.9 billion mobile advertising market, as it launches its new video ad platform today.<p>The new mobile video platform also underscores InMobi’s growing ambitions beyond being a pure ad network, and seriously challenge …

Shazam Revamps iPhone App In Hope Of Increasing Engagement

Shazam’s iPhone app is getting an overhaul, starting with a release that puts a larger focus on TV results, music videos and lyrics, the company is announcing today. The update is the first of what Shazam describes as “a larger refresh of the app,” which is expected to roll out over the month ahead.<p>…

Social Promotion Network CoPromote (Formerly Headliner.fm) Raises $1.8M

Headliner.fm, a site where users promote each other’s content, is taking on a new name, CoPromote, and announcing that it has raised $1.8 million in seed funding.<p>If you’re a CoPromote user, the site recommends content that’s relevant to your interests, which you can then share on Facebook, Twitter, …

Chairman Of The Bitcoin Foundation Talks The Future Of Cryptocash

After Bitcoin’s fine showing last night at the Crunchies, we took a moment to talk to Peter Vessenes, Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation. Vessenes accepted the award and assured me multiple times that he was not, in fact, secretive BTC creator Satoshi Nakamoto in disguise.<p>My biggest question to him …

Revel Systems Adds Native Bitcoin Transactions To Its POS Offering

Hey do you like Bitcoins? Yeah. I thought you might. Well you can use all those coins to buy things at stores running Revel Systems-powered point-of-sale terminals starting right now, as the company has rolled out native support for transactions made using the very much in-vogue …

Now Seeing 600M Swipes Per Day, Tinder Looks Serious About Expanding Beyond Dating

Tinder, the simple and addictive matchmaking app that launched just 16 months ago at a University of Southern California party, took home the Crunchie award for best new startup last night. I pulled aside Tinder’s co-founders Sean Rad, Justin Mateen, and Jonathan Badeen for a brief interview to …

To Burn Fat, You Could Exercise … or Shiver

New research points to shivering as a potential aid for weight loss.<p>In the bleak midwinter, here's a warming thought: All that shivering might be getting you in shape.<p><b>According to a new study, 15 minutes in the cold can be the metabolic equivalent of an hour of exercise. Both have an impact on our</b> …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

Wondering why Google bought Nest? Here’s your $71 billion answer

Google had plenty of good reasons to scoop up Nest last month, but the latest report from Juniper Research could be one of the best yet. According to …

Comcast comes up with yet another way to shaft cord cutters

If there’s one thing that Comcast seems to love more than anything else, it’s shafting its basic cable subscribers and pushing them to upgrade to one …

Deep learning might make your Netflix recommendations a lot better

Streaming video giant Netflix is experimenting with the advanced artificial intelligence method commonly known as deep learning, it explained on its …

Shia LaBeouf Is Currently Doing Some Kind of Super Artsy Thing in Los Angeles

As you've probably heard by now, Shia LaBeouf—actor, director, and mirror to our tortured souls—is doing a piece of performance art in Los Angeles. I headed down to check it out.<p>As you've probably heard by now, Shia LaBeouf—actor, director, and mirror to our tortured souls—is doing a piece of …

100 Best Albums of the 2000s

100<p>Leonard Cohen, ‘Ten New Songs’<p>Leonard Cohen released <i>Ten New Songs</i> in 2001 after a nine-year period that included depression and seclusion living …

A trend for fashion search apps | Financial Times

It is beginning to feel as if for every shopper there is a technology start-up – maybe because so many start-ups are driven by shoppers trying to …

How Google’s Robots Can Learn Like Humans

Fresh from being named our Most Innovative Company of 2014, and with AI firm DeepMind now in its stable, Google sees a future where technology learns from its mistakes.<p>Is this how Google becomes more machine than man?<p>Our freshly minted No. 1 Most Innovative Company of 2014 has, of course, an …

Target To Launch Collections Created By Pinterest’s Top Pinners

Could Pinterest be the place to find design stars? Target thinks so. The retailer has built its brand by creating unique product lines with big-name …

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Is There Really No Such Thing As Bad Publicity?

Illustrated by <b>Emily Kowzan</b>.<p><i><br>You might call J. Maureen Henderson a one-person empire: Other than being a Gen-Y expert, Forbes contributor, and</i> …

5 S.F. Couples Share Their Fave Hobbies

OK, guys. We’ve unearthed the secret to a happy relationship and it's...a joint hobby. Or, at least it is for these five local couples, who kindly …

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10 New Kickstarter Projects You’ve Gotta Check Out

Month after month, Kickstarter never fails to deliver on the innovation front. From a beautiful storytelling cookbook to a machine that makes espresso tea, here are 10 projects we’re thinking about funding this month.<p>1. C&C The Bottle Cutter: Always dreamed of creating our wine bottle tumblers? …

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Haters Gonna Hate: 15 Anti-Valentine’s Day Cards

Single and ready to swear off Valentine’s Day? We feel you. And even though we’re totally guilty of spreading the we’re-way-cute-and-we-know-it vibe among those who do have a S.O. for the holiday, we’ve also supplied plenty of ways to celebrate the 14th with your gals and your pals—that means no +1 …

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