Maddy Dilski

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Canary’s “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get Hairy at Home

Admit it: You’ve wanted to smash your smoke alarm with a baseball bat.<p>That’s where the Canary smoke and carbon monoxide detector comes in. This …

Home Security

Temping fate: can TaskRabbit go from side gigs to real jobs?

The errand marketplace hires for longer-term work, and may add benefits<p>Not long ago, Chris Mok worked in the advertising department for Macy’s in San Francisco, booking models for the department store’s catalogs. Then, in 2009, he was laid off along with 1,400 people as part of a reorganization. …

Someday, you may use bitcoin without even knowing it

Bitcoin backers have big dreams—dreams of reinventing the financial system based around a currency not issued by governments and not subject to the whims of central banks. But the cryptocurrency’s volatility over the last few months has raised questions about whether most people would want to …

Bitcoin

Airbnb could squander billions fighting every landlord in the world

Airbnb<p>So is it legal or not to use Airbnb in New York City?<p>Earlier this week, a New York City judge likened an apartment rented out through the online service to an “illegal hotel” and fined the offender, Nigel Warren, $2,400. But what about everyone else? Do New Yorkers who planned to make a few …

Real Estate

Bondsy for iPhone: Trade Just About Anything With Friends

Three months after launching in beta, TechStars grad Bondsy is releasing its self-titled iPhone app to the public with the goal of helping friends “trade things you can’t put a price on.”<p>Bondsy first made its debut on stage last year during TechStars NY’s demo day. At the time, the startup was …

Our Effect on Earth's Water Cycle Is Both Fascinating and Terrifying

Initially, access to water defined where humanity could grow and develop. But now the opposite is true, and we're the ones directing the future of …

Top 20 World Most Beautiful Living Spaces

If you are browsing the internet for home ideas, decoration or remodeling tips, you are in the right place. In today’s article we collected the top …

Pay Attention: The End Is Nigh (For The Personal Computer)

<b>Exponential growth is one of the biggest opportunities... and threats to business today.</b><p>If you're running a business in the technology sector, …

Osom mashes up Craigslist and Instagram, lets you sell your beautiful things

Perhaps after wading through one too many bleach bypass photos of someone's scooter, a trio of Swedish developers thought an Instagram-like app would be an ideal way to sell such things. To wit, they developed Osom, an iPhone app that pays homage to the social shooter in concept as well as design …

Apple Stock Price Hits Lowest Levels Since 2011, Falls Below $400

Apple's stock price hit new lows today, setting 52-week records and hitting the lowest points seen since late 2011. The price has traded beneath the $400 level several times this afternoon, with AAPL having not traded that low since December 23, 2011.<p>Today's slide follows a lower-than-expected …