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Apple 'has bought Israel's PrimeSense, maker of first-generation Kinect sensor'

Apple has bought PrimeSense, an Israeli company which provided 3D sensors for the first generation Microsoft Kinect, according to reports in Israel.<p>PrimeSense's systems generate a three-dimensional representation of the space in front of the sensors using reflected infrared light, so that digital …

3D printing to rebuild patient's face at Morriston Hospital

<b>Surgeons in Swansea are using groundbreaking 3D printing technology to rebuild a patient's face which was crushed in a motorbike accident.</b><p>The team at Morriston Hospital has used CT scan images to design titanium implants created by a 3D printer.<p>The use of this method for injury-related …

Dropbox Could Be A Bargain At An $8 Billion Valuation

According to BloombergBusinessWeek, cloud file storage firm Dropbox is looking to raise an additional $250 million at a valuation of around $8 billion.<p>The news comes on the heels of Pinterest’s massive $225 million round that valued it at $3.8 billion, and endless hype that Snapchat is raising some …

Maybe Snapchat Is Crazy To Turn Down $3B, But Was Facebook Nuts To Offer It?

Apparently for Facebook, $3 billion is the new $1 billion. With reports that the social-networking giant tried to buy upstart Snapchat for 3 times what it paid just last year for Instagram, it’s clear CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes that if you can’t beat them, buy them. But while most of the …

Student entrepreneur gets on his electric bike to woo commuters

A revolutionary new electric bike will soon hit cycle paths across Britain, after funding helped Polish postgraduate student Marcin Piatkowski peddle his invention.<p>He came up with the concept while studying for a master’s degree in Technology Entrepreneurship at University College London (UCL).<p>Mr …

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an effort to support early-stage startups, PayPal is teaming up with accelerators, incubators and venture capital firms to provide mentorship, customer service and free payment processing. For companies in the new program, called …

Abercrombie & Fitch Gets a Brand Readjustment #FitchTheHomeless

Stephen Fry meets Malcolm Gladwell - video interview

Rebecca Rubin ordered to read Gladwell's David and Goliath while she serves five-year sentence for arson offences<p>Published: 29 Jan 2014<p>Daisy Buchanan<p><b>Daisy Buchanan:</b> I feel more secure, I’m a better friend and I know my limitations. No wonder 29-year-olds are the most popular age group<p>Published: 5 …

Michael O'Leary's 33 daftest quotes

Despite them both wearing suits and helming huge commercial operations, Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary isn't quite as well-loved as his namesake, X Factor host Dermot O'Leary. The 52-year-old multimillionaire aviation magnate is outspoken, unreconstructed and makes headlines every time he opens his …

Report: Snapchat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook

The messaging app Snapchat is once again the focus of acquisition rumors as a new report claims that the company recently turned down a $3 billion …

Turkish Airlines Is Letting Startups Pitch To Business Class Passengers During Flights

When Turkish Airlines wanted to promote its country’s tech industry, it decided to do something different. Its new Invest On Board program streams pitch videos from startups to in-seat televisions for business class passengers. The project is run by Etohum, a Turkish startup accelerator modeled …

Sugru: Is this the best invention since Sellotape?

An art student based in a warehouse in east London has invented a product already being described as the best thing since Sellotape and Blu-Tack.<p>Sugru is a silicone, which can be used to glue things together, patch leaky boots, or create a variety of custom-made handles, hooks, and feet for wobbly …