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These Two Guys Built Dropcam To Catch A Dog — And Just Sold It For $555 Million

Late Friday, Google's Nest announced that it was buying Dropcam for $555 million in cash.<p>Dropcam is a five-year-old San Francisco company, founded by two engineers from Xobni, Greg Duffy and Amir Virani. (Xobni was an email inbox app sold to Yahoo in 2013 reportedly for more than $30 …

Popular Task-Management Software ToDoist Releases Its First Enterprise Product

As it promised earlier this year, ToDoist has launched a version of its popular cross-platform task-management software for enterprise users. ToDoist For Business includes the support for collaboration and real-time sync it added back in January, as well as a host of other features.<p>Despite new …

Use These Visual Techniques To Be Better Prepared For Presentations

Most of our anxiety in giving presentations comes from a fear of forgetting what to say. But our visual recall is much better than our verbal recall, so ditch trying to memorize a lengthy talk and use these visual techniques instead.<p>Most of us hate preparing presentations. According to the National …

Why Whole Foods Is Using an Instagram-Like B2B App

Is there a market for a B2B version of Instagram?<p>Apparently, there is. FoKo, a 1-year-old photo-sharing app for businesses has snagged Whole Foods as …

Seeing Is Believing: Infographics Revolutionizing The Patient Experience

<b>By: Nicole Fisher and Ben Heubl</b><p>Infographics and visualizations are hugely popular in all cultures, and there is unlimited opportunity to use them in a complex field like health care. However, 15 seconds is all the time an online article has to capture a reader according to data from Tony Haile of …

Defiance going free-to-play on PC/Xbox 360/PS3, dev promises no "tricks or traps"

Defiance, the PC and console MMO that ties in with SyFy's TV show of the same name, is transitioning to a free-to-play game starting next month. Coinciding with the premiere of the second season of <i>Defiance</i> the TV show, on June 4, you'll be able to create a Defiance account and play the game for …

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Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be … Paper

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.01.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Paper books were supposed to be dead by …

The 7 Best New Anime Series You Need to Be Watching

The coming of spring means many things, as life springs anew, tulips bloom, and of course, a new season of anime shows hits the air in Japan. While …

Is Anti-Gravity Possible? Brian Greene's WSU Has The Answer

By now you've probably heard about Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of <i>Cosmos</i>, running every Sunday night on FOX (yes, that FOX) for the last few weeks. It was a controversial step to take Carl Sagan's beloved early 1980s-era tour of the universe and revamp it for the modern era. According to most …

'Game of Thrones' Opening Sequence Reimagined With Social Media

The battle for social-media supremacy isn't as bloody as the wars in <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but what would Westeros and Essos look like if House Stark, …

The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror – review

Arun Kundnani has written a sharp study of anti-Islam hysteria<p>Arun Kundnani's book, vastly more intelligent than the usual "war on terror" verbiage, focuses on the war's domestic edge in Britain and America. His starting point is this: "Terrorism is not the product of radical politics but a symptom …

Foxwordy Launches A Social Network For Lawyers

More and more companies, understanding the power of collaboration, have turned to starting their own internal, private social networks. It’s an attempt to simultaneously harness the power the social media has for instant, off-the-cuff communications while still maintaining privacy about what’s …

Fantastic Infographics, Drawn From A Study of Instagram Selfies

Right now, there are more than 79 million photos on Instagram that fall under #selfie. This is not counting #selfies (7 million photos), …

The Simple Science To Good Storytelling

Listening to a compelling story activates different parts of the brain, and luckily putting together a good tale isn’t always that difficult.<p><i>A great lasting story is about everyone or it will not last. The strange and foreign is not interesting–only the deeply personal and familiar.”<br>― John Steinbeck</i><p>…

Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

Small but imperfectly formed

VACUUM TUBES, semiconductors and the internet have changed how we live; now nanotechnology promises a similar revolution. Nanocoatings that make it …

Video Syndication Startup Vidible Raises $3.35M Round Led By Greycroft

Vidible, a startup connecting buyers and sellers of video content, is confirming that it has raised a $3.35 million Series A led by Greycroft Partners.<p>The round was first revealed in a regulatory filing in late December, but the company is only confirming the news and sharing details now. In …

Why Startups Hire Their Own Lawyers

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Daniel Doktori works in the emerging companies practice at WilmerHale in New York City and is the co-founder of the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project. Follow him on Twitter @ddoktori.</i><p>Airbnb challenged local hotel zoning laws, Uber took on taxi licensing requirements, and Pinterest …

This activity tracker lives in your shoe's insole

We're still several days out from CES, and we've already seen previews of a couple of fitness tracking devices. It's far, far too early to start talking overall trends for the show, but it seems pretty safe to suggest that we'll be seeing even more before the week is out. At the very least, …

Sensoria brings fitness tracking to socks

Sensoria is bringing fitness tracking to garments other than bracelets and pedometers with its new line of smart socks.<p>The new Sensoria Fitness Socks help track your fitness thanks to the special sensors stitched into each sock. They’re able to track you number of steps, speed, calories burned, …

Wearable Tech

Why the Rap Genius Story Is Really About Google

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last week, lyrics-annotation site Rap Genius made headlines for a major Google no-no. The startup was accused of sending spammy emails asking bloggers to insert Rap Genius links into their sites in hopes of ranking higher on Google's …

Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you noticed anything different about your Facebook posts lately?<p>I know I have, and so too have a bunch of big brands and small business owners that I've been talking to. They're all actually quite frustrated with it.<p>They're …

Microsoft Not Developing A Bra To Stop Overeating, After All

The new reality with the light-speed pace of online news sharing is that news doesn't have to be true for it to go superviral. Sometimes stories are too good to verify, too fun not to share. The <i>New York Times</i> delved into this with a much-tweeted piece this morning.<p>So it is not altogether …

Gibbon Launches A Different Kind Of Education Startup, With User-Generated Learning Playlists For All

There’s a lot of terrific content on the web in the form of one-off blog posts and DIY guides from working designers and programmers, but the question is always how to find the best, and how to make sense of content that comes from a variety of disparate sources. Gibbon is a new startup out of the …

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Bringing Design Thinking To Social Problems, Ideo.org Focuses On The People In Need

The nonprofit spin-off of the huge design firm takes on issues like sanitation and clean cook stoves from the unique perspective of the design world.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This story is part of Change Generation, our series on young entrepreneurs making a difference.<p>Jocelyn Wyatt and Patrice Martin are the …

Einstein’s Problem-Solving Formula, And Why You’re Doing It All Wrong

Einstein spent nearly all his time thinking, and very little time doing. Today, we do just the opposite–and it’s working against innovation. Here’s how to get your ratio right.<p>While Einstein said he had no special talent aside from being passionately curious (and being possibly the smartest person …

7 Powerful Facebook Statistics You Should Know About

Sure, knowing when to post on Facebook is important, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of running a Facebook page with maximum impact and engagement.<p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more …

CreativeLive Raises $21.5M for Live Online Classes

CreativeLive, a site that produces and airs live continuing-education classes, has received a hefty Series B round of $21.5 million led by the …

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Children’s Educational iPad App Maker Kidaptive Scores $10.1 Million Series B

Kidaptive, the company behind a suite of children’s apps for iPad which combine entertaining videos and games with a curriculum focused on kindergarten readiness, has raised an additional $10.1 million in Series B funding in a round led by Formation 8, with participation from A round lead Menlo …