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Inside New Lab, an 84,000-Square-Foot Tech Paradise in Brooklyn

The collaborative workspace for emerging technology in robotics, artificial intelligence, and design, has just opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.<p>Nearly a century ago, Building 128 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard was a hub of military innovation—tens of thousands of workers toiling by the water, building …

The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution

<i>This article originally published on Aug. 8, 2016.</i><p>Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak designed the first Apple computer for themselves for fun, and because they were broke.<p>To pay for the inaugural machine’s guts, they did what many scrappy entrepreneurs do when they’re just starting out: They hawked their …

Entrepreneurship

6 Important Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Unwind

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs are an extraordinarily ambitious species with stars in their eyes. They want to see their business soar to great …

What's next for Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos?

It could come down to Elizabeth Holmes versus the Food and Drug Administration.<p>Holmes is the 32-year-old founder of Theranos, a startup that wanted to disrupt blood testing by gathering just a pinprick of blood and running up to 70 lab tests in record time.<p>But that claim, and Theranos' technology, …

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Startups nail down big funding in first week of August

August is usually associated with a slow month in the area of investments worldwide. But the first week of the month posted big funding rounds for a …

Apple Watch 2 coming this year with faster processor, GPS, and more: report

We may know a ton about the next iPhone already, but details on a potential Apple Watch upgrade have been conspicuous by their absence considering the original model was announced almost two years ago. But an investor note sent out by well-connected analyst Ming-chi Kuo — and obtained by …

Apple Watch

Watch 1,000 Dancing Robots Break A World Record

It's... kind of creepy.<p>Scores of robots participated in a strange dance party at the Qingdao Beer Festival in Shandong, China recently. They broke the world record for simultaneous dancing robots, with 1,007 robots participating in all. Watch the video below, but be warned, there's something deeply …

A car startup you’ve never heard of just raised a $1 billion series A

China's WM Motor just raised a record-breaking series A round... or so it claims.

Startups

Major industrials weighing up their future in Tasmania, says Bryan Green

The Tasmanian Treasurer is challenging the Opposition Leader to name which major industrial has been spooked by the Government's energy …

While Some Retailers Ignore Snapchat, Others Are Killing It With Lens and Geofilter Ads

Attention retailers: There's a pile of missed marketing opportunities in Aisle 5 that needs to be cleaned up.<p>Placed, a location-based data company, …

3 Digital Start-Ups That That Made it Big

Success and financial freedom are often mentioned.<p>Some feel like they have achieved it but want more and are afraid of losing it tomorrow. They are …

Startups

New High-Speed Camera From NASA Captures Incredible Dynamic Range of Rocket Test

Trying to capture a rocket test using a high-speed camera requires some specialty equipment. Trying to capture that footage with enough dynamic range …

Space Exploration

Watch The Sun Absolutely Destroy The Fastest Object in The Solar System

Mesmerising.<p>Any comet is cool, but a sungrazer comet has an extra claim to fame - it dives perilously close to the sun, within 850,000 miles …

Qualcomm Plans $150 Million Startup Fund For India

Roll up, roll up, there’s more funding incoming for startups in India after Qualcomm announced plans to invest up to $150 million in strategic investments in the country.<p>The chip-maker has a burgeoning portfolio of startup investments worldwide, including 20 or so deals in India, but in Asia it has …

Startups

For 30 years I’ve seen startups make these same 5 mistakes. Here’s how to fix them.

by David Ansley<p>One of the young executives I mentor recently asked me whether there were any glaring mistakes he should avoid when launching his …

Biometrics Company Tascent Raises $18.5M Series A Round

Chances are you’ve never heard of Tascent, but the biometrics identity company with a focus on iris recognition systems already has customers around the world, including Dubai International Airport, London Gatwick Airport and a number of high-security facilities in the United States.<p>The company …

Airports

Intelligent people's brains wired differently to those with fewer intellectual abilities, says study

The brains of high-achieving individuals are wired up differently to those of people with fewer intellectual or social abilities according to one of …

Could the Universe Be Lopsided? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

One hundred years ago, Einstein re-envisioned space and time as a rippling, twisting, flexible fabric called spacetime. His theory of general …

Physics

PepperTap Lands $36M To Expand Its Grocery Delivery Service To 75 Cities In India

PepperTap, a nine-month-old grocery delivery service in India, has closed its third round of investment this year after announcing a $36 million raise.<p>The funding is led by Snapdeal, the India-based Amazon rival that is backed by Alibaba, with participation from existing investors Sequoia India and …

Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs 'most likely' to start a business with less than £1,000

In a survey of business founders, more than a quarter said they started on a shoestring budget<p>It may be assumed that lots of cash is needed to start a business nowadays, but many successful entrepreneurs are starting their ventures on a shoestring budget, a new survey indicates.<p>In a poll of 241 …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

uBeam Banks $10M For Ultrasound Wireless Power, Adds Mature COO And CFO

uBeam’s getting ready to ship its wireless phone chargers, so its 26-year old CEO Meredith Perry has hired some hardware industry veterans to whip the business into shape. Former Apple and Palm finance leader Monica Hushen will be uBeam‘s new CFO, and Cisco, Palm, and Nokia VP Jeff Devine is …

Wireless Charging

Google's Quantum Computer Just Got a Big Upgrade

Google is upgrading its quantum computer. Known as the D-Wave, Google's machine is making the leap from 512 qubits—the fundamental building block of …