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One-Hour Workout: Four-Minute Trainer Intervals

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s bike workout comes from Justin Chester, …

This Sensor Will Help You Avoid Coffee Shop Seat-Hoggers

You trudge a mile in the hot sun to your favorite coffee shop, thinking about how refreshing that iced latte is going to taste and how it will help …

Insenth Focuses AR Glasses On Cyclists

It’s clear that the first version of Google Glass had an identity crisis — unless you count the Scoble shower incident. But let’s just call that a crisis… One problem with the wearable was there was no clear consumer proposition, so no reason for the public to want to sport the smart specs.<p>Google …

Augmented Reality

MasterCard and Nymi say they’ve completed the first heartbeat-authenticated mobile payment in the wild

The Canadian biometrics company Nymi, working with TD Bank Group and MasterCard, says it’s completed the first wearable credit card transaction authenticated by the user’s heartbeat.<p>Nymi’s dedicated payments authentication wristband executes a payment when held up to a point of sale terminal that …

THE AMERICAN SMART HOME MARKET: 2015 [SLIDE DECK]

BI Intelligence has developed a slide deck analyzing the US smart home market. Some of the topics in the deck include:<p>The companies mentioned include:<p>August, Nest, Belkin, Honeywell, Insteon, TCP Connected, GE, Xfinity, AT&T ADT, Time Warner Cable, Lowe's Phillips, Staples, Vivint, Total Connect, …

What's Pushing Smart-Home Adoption in Germany?

The opportunity certainly exists for the smart-home market in Germany. Players looking to unleash this potential must take into account consumers’ …

Internet of Things

Burn and Bike: 7 Epic Cycle and Gourmet Foodie Trips

By some stroke of topographic luck, some of the best roads for biking are located in the world’s top food and wine territory. Here’s where you can feed your burn like a king.<p>California<p><b>TerraVelo Tours</b><br>Just when glamping fatigue was setting in, TerraVelo Tours came along and reimagined the fancy …

The story of Yamaha should terrify HP, Dell, Cisco, and anybody else who sells hardware

Thomas ought to know. He completed an unprecedented project to move nearly all of the company's 200 computer servers to Amazon's cloud, Amazon Web Services, getting rid of his company's data centers and saving $500,000 a year in the process.<p>Nearly every company is using public cloud computing …

Bubble 2.0?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Oliver Leung is an economist specializing in evaluating emerging technology and connecting startups with Fortune 500 companies.</i><p>Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen weighed in on the prospects of an equity bubble at a meeting with International Monetary Fund Director Christine …

Investing

Review: The absolutely optional Apple Watch and Watch OS 1.0

A pragmatist's guide to a nice but not quite necessary gadget.<p>If you're wondering whether to buy an Apple Watch, consider your computing life as a …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

CEO: “Today, Cyanogen has some dependence on Google. Tomorrow, it will not.”

Cyanogen<p>Kirt McMaster, the outspoken CEO of Cyanogen Inc., has been in the news lately for expressing some controversial opinions on things like Google’s “tyrannical” control over Android or Samsung’s complete inability to build a decent mobile operating system.<p>But the opinions expressed on …

Mobile Commerce Sales to Top $100 Billion in 2014, Forrester Estimates

By 2018, 54 percent of all e-commerce will be happening on phones and tablets.<p>If you’re a retailer and you haven’t yet prioritized your mobile sites and apps, you may want to cover your eyes.<p>Commerce transactions in the U.S. completed on mobile phones and tablets are expected to total $114 billion …

Goldee brings Nest-like control to your dull, old light switches

Goldee wants to do to light switches what Nest did to thermostats.<p>Dubbed a “smart light controller,” Goldee gives owners a dizzying amount of control over how their lights work. Want your bedroom lights to mimic sunlight to wake you up? Goldee can do that. How about turning off your lights when you …

Moves Becomes a Platform with 15 Third-Party Integrations

Moves, the activity- and location-tracking app that has drawn acclaim on iOS, is today becoming a platform with the launch of an update that showcases a brace of integrations with third-party apps and services.<p>Fifteen integrations are already live, including the personal journal app, Narrato, …

SmartThings opens shop for Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is open for business, and SmartThings wants to be the hub that connects developers and device makers with consumers. The startup launched the SmartThings Shop, a marketplace for hardware and apps that do everything from unlocking doors and turning lights on or off to keeping …

Internet of Things

6 quick wins for enterprise mobility

Over the past 20 years businesses have been deploying enterprise productivity applications and services that are generally poorly designed, boring, difficult to use and, unfortunately, don’t deliver any measurable improvements.<p>This is rapidly changing with the growing presence of smartphone and …

Know Where Your Money Goes With Spendee

Spendee – see where your money goes (Free) by Cleevio s.r.o. is a simple app for keeping track of your personal finances. It’s not as complex as apps …

Groopic for iOS review: The best way to take a group photo - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Groopic</b> is a fun app that lets you put yourself in a group picture, add filters, and share it with friends.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's a lot of shutter lag from when you touch the button to when a picture is taken.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Groopic is a must-have for getting the photographer into a group shot, …

Google Home Mini

Productivity App Favorites: IFTTT And Cal Your Life

Today we're checking out two new apps that will help you be more productive when using your iPhone. Watch the show to see IFTTT, and Cal | Your life. …

Corporate Customers Flock To Anti-Snooping App Silent Circle

Thanks to the NSA privacy scandal, business is booming for services that claim they can keep mobile phone communications away from prying eyes and ears. One of the most high profile among them is Silent Circle, a National Harbour, Maryland-based firm whose monthly revenue has increased more than …

The Art of One-line Pitching: A Study of AngelList

[An AngelList study about the top companies being referenced by startups in their one-line pitching. VisionMobile Sales Operation Manager, Chris …

Busting Telecom's Monopoly, App by App

There's nothing that makes life more difficult for a would-be disruptor than a capital intensive industry where the barriers to entry have …

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