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Pebble Teams Up With Misfit For Standalone Activity Tracking App

Smartwatch maker Pebble aims to be a lot of things to a lot of people, and today it’s deepening its appeal thanks to a new partnership. The hardware startup is teaming with another young gadget company: Misfit, maker of the smart activity and sleep tracking wristband Shine.<p>Misfit has created a …

Audi to Integrate Both iOS Carplay and Android Auto Support Into Its 2015 Models

German automaker Audi has announced that it has been conducting “intensive dialog” with Apple to integrate the iPhone maker’s CarPlay infotainment …

Yo! Hackathon Attempts To Show How Yo Can Grow

The something-like-a-phenomenon app of the moment, Yo, held a hackathon today in San Francisco in an attempt to prove that there can be more to Yo than just the Yo, yo.<p>One hack that’s already climbed the charts to the number one spot on Product Hunt is YoServerIsDown — created by programmers Jarryd …

Custom Analytics Startup Keen IO Raises $11.3M Round From Sequoia And Others

Keen IO, a startup that helps developers build their own analytics products, is announcing that it has raised $11.3 million in Series A funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Kyle Wild told me that when the company started talking about raising more funding, its previous backers offered to fund the new round …

Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

Calendar app Sunrise just launched on Android phones and desktop (thanks to a new web app). It’s a major release for the company as the app was only available on the iPhone and iPad until today. On Android, it looks a lot like the existing iPhone app. On the web, it’s like Google Calendar, but much …

Accompli Gets iCloud, Hotmail, Live and Outlook Support

Acompli, the iOS mobile email and calendar app that we like a lot, has gone up in our estimations after adding support for iCloud, Hotmail, Microsoft Live and Outlook.com.<p>Acompli uses Mailbox-style swipe actions to process email, and now an update to the app lets users sync their iCloud email, …

Slingshot app brings iOS screen sharing to your business

Slidebean Launches To Give Prezi A Run For Its Money

If you’re looking for an easier way to turn the content in your head into a beautiful presentation, Slidebean has launched to give users presentation tools right on the web.<p>Of course, such tools have been around for years and years, but Slidebean is different in that it’s one of the only …

Looksery Launches On Kickstarter With An App That Makes You Look Better (Or Just Funnier) On Video Chat

While I don’t tend to write about mobile apps undergoing crowdfunding campaigns because – well, just code the thing already – I’m going to make an exception for Looksery. Announced today on Kickstarter, this new mobile video communications startup is working to introduce a clever application that …

Eventbrite Beefs Up Engineering To Take on Ticketmaster

Eventbrite has been busy hiring a bunch of new and notable engineering talent of late to create what they hope will become a true platform for event discovery.<p>The company just crossed the 200-million-tickets-sold mark and reaped over $1 billion in sales in 2013 alone. The company also rolled out …

Dayboard (Web) - Daily task management for teams

Learn more about using ErliBird for your beta testing projects.<p>Dayboard lets you find out what your team is working on and helps everyone complete …

Project Management

Facebook’s Slingshot app said to launch tomorrow after last week’s botched debut (update: It’s out)

<b>Update:</b> Like clockwork, it’s out.<p>Facebook plans to launch its long-awaited Snapchat competitor called Slingshot tomorrow, according to a source. The application briefly became available in some international App Stores last week, and then it (appropriately) swiftly disappeared. The new standalone …

Start 2014 With A 30-Day Fitness Challenge

<i>Start the year off right with a commitment to fitness every day.</i><p>Do you find yourself constantly saying, “I really need to get in shape” or “This is …

Exercise

18 Tips For A Fitter, Healthier You In 2016

1. Start a 30-Day Challenge<p>Aim to move in a meaningful, purpose-driven manner for 30 minutes every day for a month. If you start with a simple but …

Fitness

Setting Goals To Support Your Dreams In Sport and Life

‘Tis the season to wring out the past year and ring in the new year! While I regularly set daily, weekly and monthly goals, I do like to take …

Motivation

How to Set a Long Term Running Goal

How to pick and train for a worthy goal that is six, nine, or 12 months out.<p>As you set your goals for the New Year, consider planning beyond your next race or even your next season and choosing an ambitious long-term target. "If you're just looking at lots of short cycles, it's hard to reach your …

Compress

5 New Books To Help You Stay Fit In 2014

Men Don't Diet, Men Refuel (Harmony Books)<p>John La Puma MD, a board-certified practicing internist, TV personality and New York Times best-selling …

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Runners and Eaters

Simple habits of a healthy life.<p>People who take up running (and stick to it) and people who lose pounds (and keep them off) have habits in common. Here they are:<p><b>1. Create a support network.</b><p>Make friends to meet for workouts, share victories with, and comfort through setbacks and bad races. A …

7 Awesome Organizing Hacks for Your Tiny Closet

Your space might be tight—and you've already packed off-season clothes in vacuum-sealed bags—but these creative bloggers have solutions for …

Feeling Super Stressed and Tired? Try This Workout for Your Brain (You'll Feel Better ASAP!)

Feeling exhausted and stressed? Join the club! According to a 26-year study by Carnegie Mellon University, women tend to be the most stressed people in the United States. Well, awesome.<p>But there's good news! You can actually revive and destress by working out a very important part of your body: …

Google Wants To Power The Online Learning Revolution With MOOC.org

The new partnership with MIT and Harvard-founded edX will make massively open online courses even more massive and open.<p>EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative founded by Harvard and MIT, today announced a partnership with Google to jointly develop their open-source learning platform, …

Why Starting Small Can Lead to a Better App

The biggest question mobile app developers usually ask themselves is, 'how do I reach out to my customers?' Or, 'do my customers even want the app that I'm building?'<p>Building an app that brings traction and generates wealth requires that you fret over both these issues and obsess with finding …

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Producer on Wonder Woman Role

THE LEGEND OF HERCULES - Last Trailer and Featurette

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

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