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How This Guy Grew Six Million Dollar Startups Before Turning 35 | Inc.com

David hunts solutions that are "pain killers"--something that seriously saves time or cash for a customer. He says when you get into markets like these early, "You're often the first vendor for a company. That makes it it easier to define the standards of the market." Plus, "with a lower cost of …

Startups

Microsoft & Warner Bros offer 3D printer blueprint for [The Hobbit] 'Key to Erebor'

Dec.2, 2013<p>To support the 13th December release of <b>The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug</b>, Microsoft and Warner Bros announced the launch of a new …

Doctors pulled out rotten teeth instead of helping brain injury man

A man died from a brain haemorrhage after hospital bosses refused to reassign staff brought in to operate on rotten teeth – delaying his treatment by four days.<p>Despite calls from consultant neurosurgeon Dr Roger Hunter for doctors to be diverted from their scheduled weekend list to help treat …

Physiology

32 Incredible Moments in Photos

The royal baby has been dominating headlines recently, overshadowing many other camera-worthy moments. So, we've curated 32 breathtaking images that …

All 21 Xbox One Launch Day Games in One Place

The second next-gen shoe’s about to drop: Microsoft’s $500 Xbox One arrives in the U.S. this coming Friday, November 22, a week after Sony’s …

Experts say exposure to artificial light from tablets is causing sleep disorders

The exploding popularity of hand-held digital devices could lead to a big jump in sleep disorders, with experts warning the light emitted from …

The electrified brain: the power and promise of neural implants

In 2007, in the middle of a 12-hour nursing shift at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, Rebecca Serdans noticed something was wrong. "It always starts with pain," she says — a hot, radiating pain growing from the base of her skull. Serdans suffers from a neurological disorder called …

Need a Personal Assistant? Try These 4 Apps | Inc.com

Personal assistant's are great; they keep track of everything from your contact list to favorite meals. And these days, your personal assistant fits in the palm of your hand.<p>Here are four voice-activated smart-phone assistants from the next generation of app creators.<p><b>Donna</b><p>Think of Donna like the <i>Mad</i> …

How They Put 8,500 Digital Zombies in a Single World War Z Scene

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 06.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Let’s get one thing out of …

Geek Camp

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Earlier this month, Burr Settles analyzed Twitter for the use of ‘geek’ and ‘nerd’ in status updates. Settles, a data …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

Al Jazeera: The most-feared news network

Al Jazeera is well-funded and doesn’t need to make money. But its prospects, here and in Middle East, are uncertain<p>The Arab media explosion that recently has culminated in uprisings across the region springs from two interrelated sources: the growth of satellite television and the affordability of …

The Fro-Yo Wars Are Heating Up

We catch up with Amit Kleinberger, CEO of rising Frozen Yogurt giant Menchie’s, to learn about the fastest-growing frozen dessert category.<p>Amit Kleinberger is the 33-year-old CEO of Menchie’s frozen yogurt, a rapidly growing chain that recently celebrated its 300th franchise opening, in Houston. …

The NSA surveillance fallout should be a turning point for the tech industry

One of the many petitions circulating on the Internet in the wake of leaks about the US government's massive surveillance programs is aimed at major …

Is 'Shark Tank' Really Worth 5% Of Your Company? Business Owners Say 'Absolutely'

This morning the New York Times reported an interesting piece of information about <i>Shark Tank</i>, the popular ABC show where business owners pitch their companies to a group of high-profile investors, including billionaire Mark Cuban. Just for appearing on the show, owners agree to give up 5% of their …

Prepare Now for These 12 Disruptive Technologies | Inc.com

Look at the history of entrepreneurship and you see a repeated story of technology disrupting industries. With the ever accelerating rate of advancement in many fields, the chance of future disruptions over most industries becomes almost a certainty.<p>So where should you pay attention? Here's a list …

Why Every Music Start-Up Will Fail (and Apple Will Win) | Inc.com

Stereomood CEO Eleanora Viviani doesn’t mince words on how she plans to make money off her start-up: "We want to get acquired."<p>Unless she invents a new business model--and a way to conquer music licensing fees--she's dependent on a corporate giant that does it all. If a deal comes through, …

Cocktail Kingdom®

Glenrothes Triple Pack: A Home Scotch Tasting for Father's Day

I don't often write about them, but the recently released <b>Glenrothes Triple Pack</b> release has gotten me thinking about the utility of the gift pack, a purchase that can indeed be worth your while. Now, I'm not suggesting that you splurge on a two-pack of Malibu that comes with a pink swizzle straw, …

The top twelve wine thefts - Dr. Vino's wine blog

News appeared today that thieves broke into Chateau d’Yquem and stole 380 (half) bottles of the famed sweet wine. The wine theft was valued at …

Foodily Blog

The Espro Press: The Rebirth of the French Press – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

If you’re a fan of the French press, but not the fine particles that cloud your brew, the Espro Press is about to change your morning cup for the …

The Portland Press: A French Press in a Jar – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The Portland Press is a beautiful and responsible new approach to manufacturing a coffee brewing staple—the French press. This is the first product …

Apple's Dash of Your Dreams Could Be a Nightmare for Automakers

Apple is ready to take over your dash, and iOS for the Car could finally allow your ride to keep pace with the device in your pocket.<p>Apple unveiled a …

Amazon Just Made A Key Step To Dominate The Grocery Delivery Market

The online retailer has offered the same-day service in its home city of Seattle since 2007 and is now breaking further into the historically difficult online grocery market, the Los Angeles Times reports.<p>The company officially started grocery delivery to select Los Angeles ZIP Codes on Monday, …

Pandora buys FM radio station in a wily move to fight music labels

You might think that the biggest threat to Pandora right now is the just-announced iRadio, but Apple's upcoming music service isn't nearly as dangerous to Pandora's bottom line as record companies are. Pandora has been caught in a long and protracted battle to ensure that it can continue to get …

iOS 7 to include standardized game controller support

For the first time since Apple opened the App Store in 2008, it’s explicitly opening up iOS to hardware game controllers, enabling console-like gaming experiences to be powered by its mobile devices. The implications are big: game developers will be able to target all controllers that conform to …

24 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Size Of The Internet

In just eight years, mobile devices have become ubiquitous. Everyone now carries the Internet in their pockets.<p>That has led to some amazing changes in the business world. Scrappy Internet upstarts have become bigger than the physical world competitors they replaced.<p>Mitch Joel, author of the …

Online Courses Have Reached A Turning Point That Should Scare Colleges

Colleges around the country should be worried. The quality of online courses is catching up fast.<p>Depending on whom you talk to, massively open online courses (MOOCs) will upend and democratize higher education, or are half-baked approximations of lectures that can never equal the classroom.<p>Kevin …