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A thought for Silverstone

It rained at Silverstone yesterday and our hearts sank just a little. It has been a hideous year for weather, right across Europe, but one feels sad …

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Why ride sharing is booming in Europe, but not the US

The concept of ride sharing with strangers has been around for decades. Frédéric Mazzella, founder of Parisian ride sharing startup Blablacar, …

Suits for the little man, #paris

The Lowly Luggage Tag Gets a High-Tech Makeover

We shop for flights on our laptop, book hotels on our tablet, and have a QR code boarding pass on our smartphone. So why are we still walking up to …

A Telescope For Your Eye: New Contact Lens Design May Improve Sight of Patients with Macular Degeneration

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Contact lenses correct many people’s eyesight but do nothing to improve the blurry vision of those suffering from …

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IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of …

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Racing to the Clouds in the Mad Machines of Pikes Peak | WIRED

Nearly every year since 1916, over 100 of the most talented, most heroic, and most bat-shit-insane drivers and riders descend on the base of Pikes …

BlueChilli Friday Drinks - Seb speaks about Israel and Russia!

Uber Launches In Taipei, Just Two Days After Debuting In Seoul

Uber is moving forward with its Asian expansion at a quick pace with the start of limited service in Taipei, just two days after it launched in Seoul. The premium taxi calling app is currently in stealth mode in Taiwan’s capital, which means that there are a limited number of cars available while …

How Fiorina Golotta crafted a 15-year-old jewellery business which is still going strong

<i>For Fiorina Golotta making jewellery was a passion, but unlike many business owners, she never dared imagine the success her business could achieve.</i> …

The Surprising Evolution Of The Term “Innovation”

To call someone an “innovator” would have been an accusation. Here’s how things changed.<p>Being on staff at <i>Fast Company</i>, I read permutations of the word “innovator” about 5,000 times a day. Co.Design has its Innovation By Design Awards and Conference. The magazine runs lists of the 50 Most Innovative …

Google is developing its own Android game console - Report

<b>Newsbrief:</b> The Wall Street Journal [subscription required] reports that Google is venturing into the microconsole fray itself with its own …

Memories of Stasi color Germans’ view of U.S. surveillance programs | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Wolfgang Schmidt was seated in Berlin’s 1,200-foot-high TV tower, one of the few remaining landmarks left from the former East Germany. Peering out …

How Brit Morin, Maven Of The Maker Movement, Made Good On Building Her Brand

Her lifestyle site, Brit + Co., has some 3 million followers, and just raised $6.3 million from investors such as Morin’s former boss, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer. How big can she get in Etsy Nation?<p>Brit Morin has wanted to be her own boss since she was a little girl.<p>In an age when wunderkind …

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Sean Parker is right

Sean Parker published a 9,500-word screed on TechCrunch today, defending his redwoods wedding, calling out lazy journalism, and reflecting on the …

Marissa Mayer Bets on Brit + Co. — And the Future of Retail

There was a lot of head scratching in Silicon Valley Wednesday over a $6.3 million investment in Brit + Co., a shopping and crafts site whose traffic …

Learn the Psychology Behind Addictive Products from Nir Eyal at the 14th Founder Showcase

<b>Today we are excited announce the second speaker at the 14th Founder Showcase taking place at the Microsoft Mountain View Campus:</b> <b>Acclaimed Business</b> …