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Heineken Takes 50% Stake in Lagunitas Craft Brewer

In a bid to aggressively tap rising consumer interest in small brands, Dutch brewing giant Heineken has acquired a 50% stake in Lagunitas, a leading …

HP's 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals 'Out of Business'

After years of tinkering in the labs, Hewlett-Packard finally is making a big bet on 3D printing. Although HP is targeting a crowded market, the company’s inkjet technology — announced today — looks so revolutionary to analyst Terry Wohlers that he predicts “it could even put some other companies …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts In The World

Business Insider Here they are: the most important charts in the world.<p>A lot has changed since the last time we published this collection back in July.<p>The economic situation in Europe has deteriorated, the unemployment rate in the US has fallen below 6%, and the Fed looks poised to conclude its …

Markets

A Scary Story for Emerging Markets

<i>Below is the October 26th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>The consequences of the coming bull market in the US dollar, which I’ve been predicting for a number of years, go far beyond suppression of commodity prices (which in general is a good thing for consumers – but could at some …

This 2D material generates electricity from movement, and someday it could be woven into our clothes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Rob Felt<p>Someday a transparent, flexible material (pictured above) just an atom thick could power our electronics, …

What are brands for?

WHEN Imperial Tobacco, the world’s fourth-largest cigarette-maker, said in July that it would spend $7.1 billion to expand its business in America, …

15 Cognitive Biases That Mess With Your Money

But in fact, money is complicated. Nothing makes this clearer than looking at the ways in which we're subject to cognitive biases — the way our brains sneakily convince us to make decisions that often work against our best interests.<p>Cognitive biases may convince us to spend more, save less, and …

Critical Thinking

'Holy grail' battery life tech could end smartphone woes

For years now we've watched smartphones get progressively in every way -- in terms of camera skills, screen resolution and raw power. And yet there …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Seedrs becomes first equity crowdfunding platform to operate across Europe

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>The British crowdfunding platform Seedrs, which offers investors equity rather than “perks”, has become the first of its kind …

Why Engineers Want To Put B Vitamins In 3-D Printers

Almost every day it seems there's a new use for 3-D printing.<p>In medicine, the printers are already making prosthetic hands, hearing aid cases and parts of human ears.<p>But the materials used in some 3-D printing processes could be toxic to humans, particularly if the products get inside the body. So …

Must-see video: SpaceX Grasshopper rocket makes a half-mile hop

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket prototype made another record-setting vertical takeoff and landing this week from the California-based company's test pad near McGregor, Texas. But what's really cool about Oct. 7's half-mile (744-meter) ascent and controlled descent is the amazing view from a …

Space Exploration

a blog by tom brakke

the paradox of choice<p>Published in early 2004, <i>The Paradox of Choice</i>Harper Collins | This is the publisher’s description of the hardcover; it is also …

What Happens When You Combine Hi-Tech Scanning and Printing with 3D Printing? Art Forgery! (Well, Not Really)

Tim Zaman is doing a PhD in "photothermal tomography" (hi-tech imaging, to nutshell it) at Delft, presumably because his background in biorobotics …

Serbian president unveils Nikola Tesla monument in New York

President Tomislav Nikolic spoke to the crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe laboratory in Long Island<p>The president of Serbia unveiled a monument to Nikola Tesla in New York state on Monday, marking the latest milestone in a long-running campaign to raise the profile of the cult scientist and …

Apple sells nine million new iPhones in three days

Apple just set a new all-time record for iPhone launch sales: it reports selling nine million total iPhone 5s and 5c units this weekend, well over the 5 million of the iPhone 5 launch last year. While the company isn't breaking down sales by individual models, it notes that the initial iPhone 5s …

Could Ancient Peruvians Soften Stone?

If you take a look at some of the masonry in South America’s megalithic structures and walls, such as the 12-sided stone at Cuzco, Peru, you’ll …

Neuroscience May Help Us Understand Financial Bubbles

New research published in the journal Neuron suggests that market bubbles are in fact driven by a biological impulse to try to predict how others behave.<p>Five years on from Lehman Brothers' collapse and "where did it all go wrong?" analysis is all the rage. Answers have varied: poor regulation, …

Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond

<i>Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, argues that outsourcing innovation will become a mainstream business practice and a key driver of growth, specifically in the tech sector. While he clearly has a business interest in companies outsourcing their</i> …

iPhone 5S: Apple’s golden ticket?

Two new iPhones, the 5C and 5S, have divided opinion – Matt Warman assesses their chances<p>Sometime this week, queues will begin to form outside Apple’s stores around the world. Two new iPhones go on sale on Friday, and just when people first start camping out, as they surely will, is likely to be a …

Mobile Technology

Twitter Announces It Filed For IPO Via Tweet

Social media site Twitter has filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering, or IPO.<p>True to its …

Social Media

Why Apple's 64-bit iPhone chip is a bigger deal than you think

iOS is about to go beyond post-PC<p>In the wake of Tuesday's iPhone event, you've likely heard the news that iOS 7 and its core apps have been ported to 64-bit, and Apple's new iPhone 5s now has a 64-bit "A7" system-on-chip (SoC) inside. You might have also heard that it's just a marketing stunt; a …