Lars Stål

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Bloomberg Aims His Money At Gun Control Opponents

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg seems determined to become the formidable adversary the National Rifle Association has never had.<p>The billionaire mayor is spending from his personal fortune to help defeat lawmakers who voted against gun control proposals last week and to prop up those who …

Your Next Phone Is Likely To Include Fingerprint, Facial, and Voice Recognition

In some ways, it’s a marvel that even half of consumers bother to lock their phones.<p>The benefits seem obvious enough: by entering a few numbers, you can achieve a basic level of protection from prying eyes. But according to a recent study, 44% of users said that even this was too much of a hassle – …

6 Ways to Maximize Your Marketing Effectiveness

Startup marketing often involves an “all of the above” or “by any means necessary” approach, and rightfully so. To meet short-term goals, the …

PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois

For someone running a company, dealing with the media is tricky. Keith Rabois, Square’s former COO and newly minted venture capitalist with Khosla …

The Hidden Costs of Outsourcing

Beware the “hidden costs” of internet technology outsourcing, warns a leading expert on the subject.<p>These costs stem from unexpected changes that require the company to adjust quickly, says Steven Tadelis, an Associate Professor at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business.<p>A …

Let's all hate the Facebook phone

Facebook may or may not be announcing the long-awaited "Facebook phone" next week, which could be an HTC-built device running a heavily modified …

Need Juice? This Phone Charger Fits In Your Wallet

<b>The Pitch:</b> The ChargeCard is a super-slim USB phone charger that can fit in a wallet as easy as a credit card. The product was funded on Kickstarter, and was recently sold on the shopping site Grand St.<p><b>The Verdict:</b> Few phones have the juice to last through an entire day of even moderate usage. In …

Facebook's Next Big Step: Its Own Phone

After years of denying it would, Facebook now plans to introduce a smartphone designed for its social network. The Android-based device will be made by HTC, according to the New York Times and it will be unveiled on Thursday.<p>According to the Times:<p>The software is designed so that some of the core …

Bookworms, Rejoice! Apple's iBookstore Comes to Flipboard

Bookworms, Rejoice! Apple’s iBookstore Comes to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2012<p>Today, Flipboard welcomes a new category, Books, powered …

Flipboard Daydream Now on Android 4.2

Inside Flipboard / January 12, 2013<p>With today’s Android update, users operating Android 4.2 get an exciting new addition: Flipboard Daydream, which …

Putting the Popular in Mechanics

Inside Flipboard / January 15, 2013<p>When I was a little boy, every few Saturdays my dad would take me to the basement of the Abraham Lincoln Hotel, in …

Pick of the Day: NASA Television

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2013<p>For an organization that deals with the complexities of sending a car-sized rover 352 million miles across space …

Welcome to the (BBC) Future

Inside Flipboard / February 15, 2013<p>The brilliant sci-fi writer William Gibson once observed: “The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly …