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A Dutch bike maker came up with this ingenious idea to reduce shipping damage

With “too many” of its shipped bicycles arriving at customers’ doors “looking like they’d been through a metal-munching combine harvester,” Dutch …

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

State official uses Facebook to expose secret photo-hiding app

The good news: Kanye West will "not" be our first millennial president (he's just a young, confused Gen X'er).<p>The bad news: As millennials <i>do</i> rise to …

Apps

Polaroid's $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of a toy to use

BERLIN — Polaroid's new Snap camera that prints instant photos without ink is so hot right now, it could catch on fire — and it's not even out yet.<p>We …

Babes in business: Yvette heeft een huiskamerrestaurant

<b>Sommige dames hebben van die beroepen waarvan je denkt: wat gaaf! In deze rubriek laten we deze businessbabes aan het woord over hun carrière.</b> …

As on-demand drivers become scarce, Uber holds all the cards

From where I am right now, in a southward neighborhood of San Francisco, I can order practically anything from my phone to be delivered to my house at nearly any time of day.<p>Groceries? Absolutely. Ramen? Sure. Laundry Service? Why not. Postal Service? Yes. Flowers? Within the hour. Booze? Glad you …

San Francisco

iOS 9’s killer feature: it can read your mind

One of the coolest features in iOS 9 is one that you don’t really get to experience until you’ve been using it for a few weeks. Over time, it learns your habits and starts making suggestions about what to do next.<p>When Predictive Siri, which powers this feature, was first announced I didn’t think …

Apps

Online supermarkt Picnic bezorgt boodschappen gratis

Supermarktdeskundige Gerard Rutten is normaal een 'groot scepticus' als het aankomt op online supermarkten, maar hij is enthousiast over de plannen …

The Smart Home, Simplified

If you’ve ever played with a “smart home” remote, you know it’s a black hole of confusion and over-functionality! Simply called “Cube”, this …

Foto-app Ukky wordt Bundle en haalt kwart miljoen op

Bundle, de startup van Michel op 't Landt, Pieter-Pleun Korevaar en Rene Sijnke, die dit jaar in Startupbootcamp meedraaide, heeft de seedfunding …

Tri to Tell the Time

This sci-fi smart-watchface concept called 3ANGLE Smartwatch, presents the time in a perplexing other-worldly figure. The concept is about connecting …

Atom is a new UK bank that'll have no branches, just apps

Banking is a bit of an old boys' club dominated by a few huge, lumbering corporations, but up-start Atom thinks it's time for a new player with a different approach. Atom wants to take mobile banking seriously; so seriously, in fact, that it aims to exist almost solely as a mobile app. The company …

How Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market

Facebook's extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and "open source."<p>That means that anyone can look at, use, or modify the designs of the hugely expensive computers that big companies use to run …

Fidelity Investments

Philips turns LEDs into an indoor GPS for supermarkets

Philips believes that the days of endlessly roaming around a store looking for the right kind of balsamic vinegar may soon be at an end. The company's lighting division has developed an indoor navigation system that enables your smartphone to direct you straight towards the Oils & Vinegars …

Smartphones can detect eye cancer

You might have heard of this trick before, but take note — it’s literally a lifesaver. Retinoblastoma is a rare type of aggressive eye cancer that almost exclusively affects young children. It develops as a tumor in the retina but can be diagnosed with just a smartphone. Children who have the …

Cancer

De nieuwe bank van Hans Biesheuvel

Naar financiering hunkerende mkb'ers kunnen vanaf 1 september aankloppen bij een van de 36 vestigingen van De Nieuwe Ondernemersbank (DNOB). De …

Photographer follows his girlfriend through India in beautiful Instagram series

Mix one part adorable couple, one part adventurous lifestyle, one part talented photography — and you get an enviable collection of Instagram …

This security system tricks burglars into thinking someone’s home washing dishes

You don’t have to live in a rough neighborhood to justify owning a home security system, especially when it’s incredibly efficient. This is what …

Deze automaat die shirts voor 2 euro verkoopt confronteert je met de harde waarheid

How Snapchat Made QR Codes Cool Again

QR codes have been a laughing-stock for years now. The gangly square bar codes were slapped on posters and magazine pages, and heralded as an easy way to open URLs or bonus content.<p>Instead they became a frustrating symbol of over-engineering.<p>You often needed a special QR code reader app which might …

Taylor Swift is right: Music can’t survive if you don’t pay for it

The music industry is in big trouble — and not the fun kind from Little China. It may not look it when pop music darlings like Taylor Swift and Bruno …

TV industry faces its ‘ketchup’ moment: ‘Mobile is now the first screen’

France Télévisions’ director of future media Eric Scherer on the trends providing headaches and huge opportunities alike for television firms<p>“The TV industry will have to work on a mobile-first strategy. Not a digital-first strategy, but a mobile-first strategy, because mobile is now the first …

Television Industry

The best iPhone apps available right now (May 2018)

Apple’s iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want you to help you get the most out of yours. From dating apps to QR scanners, …

Apps

24+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it's important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you …

Language

Yosemite

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

Singularity

The first Apple Watch was actually just an iPhone velcroed to a guy’s wrist

Every device has an origin story, but it’s not something the public typically gets to hear — especially not from huge, polished companies like Apple. …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

Volvo's reflective bike paint helps cars spot you at night

Want to feel nervous? Try riding a bike at night alongside a busy road. Even if you're festooned in lights and reflectors, there's a real chance that a less-than-attentive driver will smack into you. Volvo may have a better way to keep cars at a distance, however. Its new LifePaint spray is …