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Essa casa na Austrália foi projetada de tal maneira que recebe a luz do sol desde as primeiras horas da manhã até o fim da tarde! O autor é o arquiteto Peter Stutchbury. Veja mais referências no Arkpad: http://arkpad.com.br/referencias

AirDrop & Sharing: Image, Text - iPhone and iPad

Through this application (universal app, iPhone and iPad) you will see how to integrate the sharing of images and text via “AirDrop”. Airdrop has …

A May-December Media Strategy Could Help Locally Focused Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Sills is an executive in residence at Battery Ventures, where he helps advise portfolio companies on marketing strategy.</i> <i>Battery is an investor in Relay Foods and HotelTonight.</i><p>In Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes easy to focus solely on social and other types of cutting-edge, …

Add special effects to your smartphone movies

In my youth, I wanted nothing more than to make movies. But the tools just weren't available -- not on my budget, anyway. And even if I'd had a movie camera, special effects were out of the question. UFO invasions, dinosaur attacks, bomb explosions -- these were the purview of Industrial Light & …

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Useful! The drone with an 80,000-volt stun gun

In the midst of the youthful fireside embrace of the future that is South by Southwest , it's refreshing that someone is thinking of the real future.<p>This is a future where books, shoes, and vacuum cleaners will be flying toward your house, courtesy of Amazon drones.<p>It's also a future in which a …

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Tiger Global Checks In To Brazil’s Hotel Urbano With $50M Round

The Brazilian online travel agency Hotel Urbano has gotten a 120 million Reais ($50 million) reservation from the powerhouse venture capital and private equity investor Tiger Global Management and previous backer Insight Venture Partners.<p>With both the World Cup and the Olympics right around the …

iPad DJ Launches Lightwave To Provide Wearable, Real-Time Analytics For Events

Wearables are being used by users to measure their activity and provide them with feedback that can help them improve their health. Today, a new startup called Lightwave is using wearable technology to provide analytics around live events for performers and artists.<p>The project was started by Rana …

Omlet Launches Privacy Focused Chat App At SXSW 2014

The bright minds at Stanford who created Omlet have a different idea about how communicating — and more importantly, the data that goes along with communication — should be handled these days.<p>Given the recent purchase of WhatsApp by Facebook, the content and conversations taking place in the …

Image Recognition Startup Slyce Raises $10.75M To Be The Amazon Flow For Everyone Else

Toronto-based startup Slyce has raised a new round of $10.75 million in funding, led by Beacon Securities, and including PI Financial, Salman Partners, Harrington Global and more. The company builds image recognition tech, and wants to be the Amazon Flow for every other retailer on the planet, …

Sharalike Automatically Turns Photos & Videos Into Shareable Slideshows

Sharalike, a new application that lets you create video slideshows similar to Facebook’s recently popular “Lookback” videos, is now launching into beta. The company’s technology takes your own photos and videos and automatically sorts them into animated, HTML slideshows in just a matter of seconds. …

inPowered’s Content Discovery Tools Are Now Free — But Advertisers Still Have To Pay

inPowered, a company that helps businesses find and promote positive press coverage of their products, opened the doors to parts of its platform today.<p>Specifically, inPowered said its “content discovery and amplification” platform is now free to anyone. Users can search for any term and find …

UpCounsel Launches Outside General Counsel Program For Companies Needing Long-Term Legal Help

Attorney marketplace UpCounsel has spent the last several months helping startups and other small businesses get affordable legal help. But for the most part, that help has mainly been focused on short-term projects that don’t require a ton of assistance over a longer period of time.<p>The startup …

Kinvey Launches Dedicated Backend As A Service Platform For Enterprise Developers

Kinvey, the enterprise-centric backend as a service (BaaS) platform for mobile apps, is launching a new feature today that will allow its customers to run their apps in a dedicated private cloud or on-premise instead of on Kinvey’s regular multi-tenant platform.<p>While BaaS platforms like Parse or …

Media Storage Startup Streamnation Now Hooks Into Instagram, Facebook, Dropbox, And Others

Media storage startup Streamnation was founded with the idea of making it easy for users to store, view, and share content from the cloud. And now, the startup is making it easier for users to get their content onto its service by connecting with a wide range of other social networks and cloud …

Haiku Deck Launches An iPhone App For Viewing And Controlling Your Presentations

Presentation software startup Haiku Deck is finally bringing its software to the iPhone, after a successful run on the iPad. The smaller screen version of the app offers full access to your Haiku Deck library, allowing you to review and play back presentations from your Apple smartphone, as well as …

Front Desk Raises $4M Series A Led by Floodgate To Expand Its Mobile Business Management Service

Front Desk, a software as a service platform and mobile business management tool that can handle things like scheduling, payments and client management, today announced that it has raised a $4 million Series A round. This round was led by Floodgate, with participation from existing investors, …

Personal Assistant App EasilyDo Introduces Its First Premium Features

EasilyDo, a smartphone app that aims to help users become more productive, is launching version 3.0 today with a number of additions, including its first premium features.<p>The app basically provides users with a to-do list that allows them to perform basic tasks, such as getting directions to their …