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Silicon Valley gets excited about a small news story

Suddenly, after a prolonged drought, fresh money is pouring into US digital news. The strange thing is where it is going.<p>Instead of mass market …

Weibo IPO could value 'Chinese Twitter' at $4bn

Social network Weibo sets target range for Nasdaq listing at between $17 and $19<p>Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter, has set the target range for its initial public offering at between $17 and $19, putting it on course to raise $437m and hit a $3.9bn valuation.<p>The social network, which is used by 129m …

China

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing

Shares 8K<p>Is Twitter a part of your social media marketing?<p>Or have you let your Twitter marketing drop off lately?<p>In any case, with the latest Twitter …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Architecture

Tresarca Residence by assemblageSTUDIO

Tresarca Residence in the Desert of Nevada.<p>The creative people of assemblageSTUDIO have submitted this stunning architecture project. …

Modern Architecture

Call for Entries - Enter the UNICEF 'Global Innovation Challenge: First 72 Hours' Before March 13

Emergencies bring a slew of unexpected issues: information technologies fail, power is not available, the water supply is cut, food is scarce and …

What Eating A Burger A Week Reveals About Good Design

In a creative rut? Your new muse awaits at the nearest In-n-Out.<p>Hamburgers often seem anti-design. There are no clean lines or carefully chosen pantone colors in greasy patties of ground beef. Even the most meticulous arrangement of lettuce, tomato, and ketchup gets pretty gnarly-looking after a …

Meet Merel Bekking, A Designer Who’s Secretly A Scientist

Borrowing techniques from neuroscience. Bekking measured how users brains responded to basic design elements. The results might surprise you.<p>Dutch designer Merel Bekking says she likes to “crawl inside the skin of a different specialist” for every project she does. Take InvesteRing, conceived …

Can Gadgets Really Tell The Future?

A new concept from an Israeli designer is surprisingly plausible.<p>Future Control, from Israeli designer Dor Tal, is a concept that seems like something out of a sci-fi novel: a wristband and pico projector that can tell the future. But really the idea of such a gadget isn’t all that far-fetched. In …

Samsung Gear Fit Wearable Tech for Active Mobile Consumer

This year, not only Samsung releases Samsung Gear second generation, the company also releases <b>Samsung Gear Fit</b> for active mobile consumer. It’s a …

Mobile

Izon | Remote Room Monitor

IZON by Stem Innovation is a wi-fi video monitor that allows you to automatically watch, listen and record from any place in the world. All you need …

Blood Pressure Monitor

Take control of your heart health with the <b>Blood Pressure Monitor</b> from <b>Withings.</b> This powerful accessory <b>pairs with your iOS device</b> to offer comprehensive data you won’t get with other home blood pressure kits. Just wrap the monitor around your arm and plug it into your mobile device. The Withings app …

Megaphone iPhone Amplifier Coppr

Isn’t it a pity that the popularity of those nice big horns dwindled just because of a few bad Vikings? Not to worry, though—Italian design company <b>en&is</b> has given them a 21st century makeover. Enrico Bosa and Isabella Lovero, the brains behind the brand, are on a mission to create smile-inducing …

Jewelry

Goji Play

Workouts can be tedious, specially if you´re on a cardio machine. Meet Goji Play, a gaming device that turns treadmills and exercise bikes into …

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Shopping

Transporter Sync

Remember the social storage drive "Transporter” by Connected Data? Now the same company have presented the "Transporter Sync” a clever little device …

Doxie One Standalone Scanner

Take your productivity to the next level with the <b>Doxie One.</b> This <b>compact scanner</b> is not much wider than a piece of paper, yet it may <b>change your record keeping routine</b> forever. Run <b>documents, photos, and receipts</b> through and sync to a PC, Mac, or iPad; or save to an SD card—no computer necessary. You …

Paperless Office

Concord BlackOx Fingertip Pulse Oximeter with Reversible Display, Carrying Case and Lanyard

• QUICK, ACCURATE AND EASY TO USE: One-Button On shows your blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate and pulse strength. For adult and pediatric use …