Miriam Bobbert

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The Next Big Thing In Responsive Design

Responsive design has to go beyond optimizing for different screen sizes, write Code and Theory’s Dan Gardner and Mike Treff.<p>Responsive design, which allows designers and developers to build websites that adapt to every screen size, is one of the most empowering web tools to be adopted in the last …

The Latest Urban Outfitters Controversy? A Blood-Stained “Vintage” Kent State Sweatshirt

All yours for $129.<p>No stranger to controversy, Urban Outfitters was caught selling a blood-stained “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt for $129 as an online exclusive this weekend. (Hat tip to <i>BuzzFeed</i>.) But if you were looking for a fall sweatshirt plainly referencing the May 1970 massacre of unarmed …

The $1 Million Race For The Cure To End Aging

The hypothesis is so absurd it seems as though it popped right off the pages of a science-fiction novel. Some scientists in Palo Alto are offering a $1 million prize to anyone who can end aging. “Based on the rapid rate of biomedical breakthroughs, we believe the question is not <i>if</i> we can crack the …

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Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer’s Patients

Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. Co-founder Seungyeon Kim told TechCrunch that the money will be used for clinical …

Infographic: Old People Are The New Teenagers

If you’ve ever been working at 3:45 a.m. and wondered how many fellow Americans were up doing the same thing, you can now consult a new data visualization developed by Retale.com.<p>The visualization draws on data from the American Time Use Survey, taken every year by the U.S. Bureau of Labor …

Good Night Charly: Das Babyfon, das Kinder in den Schlaf singt #Video | TechFieber | Smart Tech News. Hot Gadgets.

Ja, ja, es ist sooooo schön, wenn man Nachwuchs hat – und die lieben Kleinen dann auch mal friedlich schlafen. Mit Good Night Charly soll das mit dem …

Die Weltkarte der sozialen Netzwerke wurde aktualisiert: Facebook beherrscht den Markt in 130 von 137 Ländern

Jeden Juni und Dezember aktualisiert der Social Media Stratege Vincenzo Cosenza seine „Weltkarte der sozialen Netzwerke“, um uns wissen zu lassen, …

The Wakie Alarm App Recruits Strangers to Help Get You Out of Bed

Wakie is an Android and Windows Phone app (iOS is currently in the approval process) that lets complete strangers dial you up to help get your ass …

Social music startup Serendip is shutting down

Israel-based social music startup Serendip is calling it quits: Co-founder and CEO Sagee Ben-Zedeff announced in an email to users Monday that the …

This gadget can knock drones and Google Glass offline

Bothered by gadgets like Google Glass that can, theoretically, be used to snoop on you in public? Then why not get your own gadget that can knock them all offline?<p>That's what the creators of Cyborg Unplug promise. Billed as a "wireless anti-surveillance system," Unplug is, essentially, a portable …

Twitter testing new ‘Buy’ button that lets users purchase items from tweet stream

Twitter this morning announced that it is testing a new feature that allows mobile users to buy products directly from their tweet stream.<p>The new …