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Startups need to respect the laws of retail physics

Startups like Warby Parker, Bonobos and Casper have proven that it’s possible to build a modern brand predominately using digital tools. As a result, a flood of early-stage tech VCs have barged into the market like Walmart shoppers on Black Friday.<p>Andy Dunn of Bonobos recently christened this class …

How Hydroponic Farming Could Drive Change In The Food Industry

Space 10 is an innovation hub that is testing hydroponic farms for restaurants

Food Industry

How Amazon Can Innovate Brick And Mortar Retail

The e-commerce giant is poised to reimagine physical retail based on its online success

Brick And Mortar

Starbucks will start donating 100% of its unused food to those in need

If you’ve ever wondered where all those Starbucks bagels and bistro boxes go after closing time, here's an answer you can get behind.<p>Starbucks has …

Obama Blames Us for the Oregon Shooting, and He's Right

Nothing will happen until we replace our do-nothing Congress with one that will do something – anything to stop the killings<p>James Brady's death last …

Guns

Researchers pluck carbon from the sky, turn it into diamonds

Carbon's the perfect material to build strong yet lightweight materials, but it's also the reason we're running head-first into an ecological apocalypse. Wouldn't it be great if we could snatch the excess CO2 from the air and use it to cheaply build aircraft fuselages, modern cars and <i>artificial</i> …

MIT figured out how to 3D print using glass instead of plastic

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a new 3D printing method on Friday that employs transparent glass as precursor instead of plastic. The method, called G3DP, works basically the same way that conventional 3D printing does though the team found that they could …

LittleBits Store Makes Anyone an Electronics Genius

LittleBits Popup Store Makes Anyone an Electronics Genius<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, …

Kids

Lexus let skateboarders put its hoverboard to the test

After weeks of teasing, Lexus is finally showing off its latest Amazing in Motion project in full. The <i>Slide</i> video posted today shows skateboarders riding the company's superconducting hoverboard at a specially built skate park in Spain. Similar to the $10,000 Hendo hoverboard before it, this board …

The cable box might solve the Internet of Things' biggest problem

The issue with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected home is that they're not even remotely connected. At least not seamlessly. Thanks to competing communication protocols and manufacturers building closed ecosystems, you need a new app every time you add something "connected" to your …

The Craziest Cardio Workout Ever

Trust us, you’ve never done a 30-minute routine like this before. It’s an insane sweat fest<p>There are lots of tough lung-busting routines out there. But if you’re looking for the craziest cardio workout ever, it’s right here. This workout is brutal. It’s intense. And it’s absolutely <i>insane</i>.<p>So what …

Google Wants to Get in Your Levi's with Smart Jeans

Google Wants to Get in Your Levi’s<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK is proud to host a special half-day conference around the findings in of …

Pinterest Is Finally Going to Let Us Buy the Things We Like

Countless people already use Pinterest to discover and share things they like, from recipes and craft projects to outfits and accessories. Now, the …

Pizza Hut Projector Delivers Pizza and Movie Nights

Best of 2015: Pizza Hut Projector Delivers Pizza and Movie Nights<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK is proud to host a special half-day …

Thanks, OpenTable, But I Like Being an Anonymous Diner

Some of New York City’s trendiest restaurants keep a shadow reservation system for celebrities, business moguls and other VIP clients. I know …

Attention White-Collar Workers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs

From the self-checkout aisle of the grocery store to the sports section of the newspaper, robots and computer software are increasingly taking the place of humans in the workforce. Silicon Valley executive Martin Ford says that robots, once thought of as a threat to only manufacturing jobs, are …

Robotics

Alibaba Reveals a New Kind of QR Code to Fight Counterfeits

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has a fake goods problem. The company knows it, and the Chinese government has made abundantly clear it knows, too. …

Digital tattoo lets you control devices with mind power alone

WHAT’S on your mind? For £79, anyone can buy a headset that reads the electrical activity of their brain. It’s called an electroencephalogram, or …

Bots and booze: The automated bar of the 'future'

Hard manual labor isn't the only task mankind's assigned to robots; they've also been known to make a drink on occasion. Since the '50s, we've had machines of one type or another that were ready to pour us a cold one, and as the technology developed, so have their skills behind the bar. Nimble, …

Imagining the mundane as designer

If Versace and Nike Tackled Grocery Packaging<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK is proud to host a special half-day conference with expert …

First Look At Uber’s Co-Founder’s Shopping Concierge “Operator”

Operator wants to “unlock the 90% of commerce that’s not on the Internet”, CEO Robin Chan tells me. After two years in stealth, Chan was finally willing to give TechCrunch a peek at his startup, which he sees as the convergence of the biggest themes in tech: mobile, messaging, and the on-demand …

Personal experiences are everything in commerce

Four Services Making Mobile Commerce More Personal<p>In Partnership With:<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK is proud to host a special half-day …

You Have to Hack This Massively Multiplayer Game to Beat It

To the average video gamer, *Pwn Adventure 2’*s bear challenge seems impossible. A horde of grizzly bears attacks you from all directions, and no …

Game Design

Those rewards cards pile up, but do they help retailers?

How Mobile Drives Shopper Loyalty<p>In Partnership With:<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK is proud to host a special half-day conference with …

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles

It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In …

Starbucks gets increasingly digital, 10 percent of transactions made by phone

Counting out nickels and dimes at the cash register as you pay for your overpriced coffee is quickly becoming fodder for back-in-my-day stories. Ever since Starbucks debuted Square Wallet payments last November, the pay-by-phone approach has proved to be a popular strategy. According to a recent</i> …

This Chemistry 3D Printer Can Synthesize Molecules From Scratch

Need an obscure medicinal compound found only in a jungle plant? Just print it<p>Say you're a medical researcher interested in a rare chemical produced in the roots of a little-known Peruvian flower. It's called ratanhine, and it's valuable because it has some fascinating anti-fungal properties that …

Atoms

Inside Gap’s Plan To Get Back into Your Drawers

Gap’s new CEO Art Peck knows that the first step toward regaining its iconic reputation is making clothes people actually want to wear.<p>Defeat, it turns out, smells a lot like cinnamon rolls. On a Saturday afternoon in January, the cheap-caloried aroma of Cinnabon permeates New Jersey’s two-story …