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Forget Being the Next Google: How to Make Millions Disrupting Established Industries

Most envision today's entrepreneur building the next Google, but why reinvent the wheel? Here's how to get a fresh perspective instead.<p>Glance across the covers of any business magazine today and you will likely find modern day business icons such as Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos, with articles …

Innovation

These Are YouTube Viewers’ 5 Favorite Ads Of The Last Decade

The world (YouTube viewers) has voted and chosen its favorite ads from the past decade on YouTube. The ubiquitous video platform has been celebrating its milestone over the past few months and teamed up with the Webby Awards to recognize 10 years of brand videos.<p>Voters were asked to pick their …

Volvo

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

This cellphone company wants to send 10% of your monthly bill to charity

A new venture spearheaded by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales wants you to use your cellphone bill for social good.<p>Wales announced the launch of The …

Google Wants To Be Your Wireless Carrier

The service would let phones jump between Wi-Fi and 4G<p>Google's been many things to many people: search engine, email service, social network. Now the folks from Mountain View are branching out into a brand-new arena by launching a mobile phone carrier, Project Fi.<p>The cell phone market might seem …

World Bank on Turning Trash into Tempting Tastes

The World Bank is on a mission to end poverty and hunger by 2030, and it’s looking for chefs.<p>Yesterday (April 16), Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Superchef David Chang of Momofuku Restaurants kibitzed in the Bank’s sleek steel-and-glass atrium in Washington, D.C. about how the world’s toques can …

World Bank

MIT Student Develops A Facebook For Depression

Koko is an upcoming iPhone app that aims to help people fix the bugs in their thinking by crowdsourcing cognitive behavioral techniques.<p>Koko, an upcoming app based on an MIT experiment, is designed to build the world’s first social network for dealing with depression. If it takes off, it could …

Gluten Free Lemon Almond Flourless Cake Recipe

Shares 638<p>Make this lemon almond flourless cake recipe, and be the star of any get together. It’s perfect for Spring and Summer, and is gluten free, …

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate $800m fortune to charity before he dies

Cook says money will go to many social causes, as well as nephew’s education Apple co-workers found Cook’s sexuality to be a ‘yawner’, he says in interview<p>Tim Cook is planning to give away all of his near $800m fortune before he dies, the Apple boss said in a surprisingly frank interview, in which …

One of tech's most important investors says 'you'll see some dead unicorns this year' among startups worth $1 billion

Gurley is a prominent investor known for investments in Uber and Snapchat.<p>But Gurley is also known for his pessimistic outlook on the tech industry. He warned during a talk at SXSW that "a complete absence of fear" in Silicon Valley had led venture-capital firms to take big risks on tech …

Venture Capital

Gracia Lam

I am thrilled to discover the work of Gracia Lam. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Toronto, she crafts clever illustrations that reinvent and uplift …

Hong Kong

6 Yogurt-Filled Cakes Containing Rich Flavors and Tantalizing Textures

Looking for a way to make healthier cakes without sacrificing flavor? Begin baking yogurt into them — its tangy flavors and creamy textures ensure …

Dessert

Blue Bottle Coffee Acquires Company Dedicated to Pre-Ground Beans

Never a dull moment at Oakland's cultishly beloved roaster <b>Blue Bottle Coffee</b>: Sprudge reports Blue Bottle has thrown some investment dollars around to acquire the Bay Area startup <b>Perfect Coffee</b>, which is a self-described "subscription service dedicated to getting guests the most delicious ground …

Don Draper’s guide to 50th birthday cakes

I love the awesome look that getting older has these days; from 50th birthday cake ideas, to running after life bucket lists. While I am still far …

Chocolatexture: A Series of Chocolates to Represent Japanese Words For Texture Created by Nendo | Colossal

<p>Japanese design office Nendo has created 9 different types of chocolate. While each are the same size, not a single piece from the Chocolatexture …

Tree Change Dolls ®

Microsoft HoloLens

Detail of light relfecting on lens of HoloLens Light reflects off the lens of a HoloLens<p>You can shape the future of computing. Get the Development …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft's HoloLens headset combines high-definition holograms with the real world

<b>News:</b> Microsoft has revealed an early version of an augmented reality headset called HoloLens that creates interactive holographic imagery in the …

A Gift Card Startup Just Raised $56 Million at a Nearly $1 Billion Valuation

The startup, Raise, crossed $10 million in monthly gross sales several months ago.<p>Old ideas keep getting new life, thanks to the proliferation of mobile phones. And a company called Raise, which runs an online marketplace for gift cards, is the latest startup to take advantage.<p>The Chicago-based …

Venture Capital

Up close with the HoloLens, Microsoft's most intriguing product in years

We just finished a heavily scripted, carefully managed, and completely amazing demonstration of Microsoft's HoloLens technology. Four demos, actually, each designed to show off a different use case for a headset that projects holograms into real space. We played <i>Minecraft</i> on a coffee table. We had …

Spike Lee is selling his new movie on Vimeo one month before it hits theaters

Spike Lee's latest movie wouldn't exist without the internet, and now Lee is going online to distribute the film, too. Lee's new film, <i>Da Sweet Blood of Jesus</i>, is today being made available to rent and buy on Vimeo, a full month ahead of the film's planned theatrical release. In a video announcing …

Spike Lee

Amazon signs Woody Allen for his first TV show

Even Woody Allen is getting into the streaming content game. The prolific writer and director has scored a deal with Amazon Studios to produce his first-ever television series. Unfortunately, there's no word on a title, casting, or even what the heck the series is going to be about. But we imagine …

Apple approves ‘Je Suis Charlie’ app just one hour after devs email Tim Cook

Apple has been feeling the #jesuischarlie solidarity lately. After publicly supporting the movement protesting the terrorist attacks on the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> offices last week, Apple has approved a Je Suis Charlie app for sale on the App Store, just anhour after the developers emailed CEO Tim Cook.<p>The …

Charlie Hebdo

Analyst Report: The mobile commerce market in 2014

Analysis<p>Over the next two years companies will shift resources towards mobility initiatives and move ownership of mobile operations from outsourced …

Mobile

Has Snapchat peaked? Comscore numbers suggest flat growth in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Snapchat’s user growth seems to have stalled toward the end of 2014, according to new Comscore …

Snapchat

Revenue up big for casino apps as gamers go wild for digital gambling

Something inside humans makes us love gambling. Even if the wagers are only for digital money, we’re willing to put our real cash on the line to chase after that thrill.<p>Spending on mobile casino games on iOS was up 55 percent from November 2013 to November 2014, according to the latest report from …

Mobile

Amazon Secretly Working on New Platform for Inventors

Is it a Kickstarter competitor? Or maybe an Etsy competitor?<p>Amazon sells most of the name-brand electronics you can think of. Now, it appears, it wants to be the place where the next generation of gadget and consumer electronics companies can build their brands from the ground up.<p>Over the last few …

eCommerce

An Oculus Rift art exhibit shows wearers what it's like to swap bodies

<i>Roughly a quarter of all ASP users are unable to comfortably assimilate the subjective body picture of the opposite sex. Over the years some broadcast ASP stars have become increasingly androgynous in an attempt to capture this segment of the audience.</i>- William Gibson, "Fragments of a Hologram Rose"<p>…

Virtual Reality