How can businesses take inspiration from the connected home?

It’s an opportunity rich area that more and more device manufacturers are trying to utilise and one that has endless possibilities – especially for those businesses that can learn from what has already happened within the connected home.

ClosetSpace Brings Fashion Inspiration And Recommendations To Your Smartphone

A new application called ClosetSpace from fashion analytics company Stylitics wants to put a digital closet in your pocket, while also feeding you daily inspirations, outfit suggestions, and more, as well as offering access to a personal stylist for just $25.00. The app, targeting mainly at women,

Home Alone?

Connected devices company Nest, now owned by Google, has been lauded — mostly, it must be said, by the tech press — for turning its attention to the utilitarian devices in your home. The ones no-one loves. The no-frills, 

Transforming The Conversation On Women In Computer Science

Barbie and Mattel made news recently in the world of computer science. While initial reaction to Mattel’sBarbie “I Can Be a Computer Engineer” book focused on all-too-common and inaccurate stereotypes,

Cities As Platforms

Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms.YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model,

Silicon Valley Can Accelerate Social Impact Globally

Silicon Valley’s influence is undeniable but its global impact has always been a passive byproduct of success at home. To make a lasting, material difference, there needs to be a concerted effort to expand its reach in a substantial and sustainable way.For the better part of the last century,

How Tech Titans Know To Pull The Plug On Projects

Not every new idea is destined to be great. Sometimes even the most promising concepts end up in the scrap pile. You probably never heard about Google Here, but the project was so big that Alphabet CEO Larry Page himself made the final decision to abandon it. Aimed at smartphone users,

Backed By $5.5 Million, Laurel & Wolf Brings Interior Design Into The Digital Age

A company taking the interior design industry into the online era, Laurel & Wolf, has now raised $4.4 million in Series A funding for its web-based platform that connects professional designers with customers,

Detour, Andrew Mason’s Audio Tour App, Goes Global And Expands To 6 More Cities

As the summer travel season goes into full swing, a travel app that hopes to give you a new way of experiencing physical spaces is growing. Detour — an immersive city guide app constructed around GPS-triggered audio and smart,

XO Group CEO Michael Steib Talks About Reinventing A 20-Year Old Media Company

XO Group isn’t a company where you’d expect big, dramatic changes — after all, it was founded nearly two decades ago (with seed financing from AOL, which now owns TechCrunch), its flagship wedding planning site The Knot launched in 1997, and it went public in 1999.

Meat Marketplace AgLocal Becomes A Consumer-Facing Subscription Service, Raises Another $1.3 Million

Andreessen Horowitz-backed AgLocal, which began as a marketplace for meat, connecting animal farmers to buyers including top-rated chefs, has now pivoted to become a consumer-facing service. On the new e-commerce site,

Huawei's communications gear more susceptible to hacks, experts claim.

500 enterprise network devices, and some 10,000 firmware variants for those devices, were tested for vulnerabilities.

China accused of stealing valuable data from a handful of tech giants

By attacking technology service providers, the group known as APT10 was able to reach valuable intel on its clients.

Robots will replace millions of jobs within the decade

If your job doesn't require empathy, social intelligence or creativity, start considering reskilling.

The advent of 5G will lead to ‘industry 5.0’: here’s what you need to know and how your company need

Industry 5.0 is not as far away as you think, and may not be prepared.

Five changes enterprises can expect with edge computing

As enterprises embrace edge computing, they can expect big payoffs.

New IoT-targeting malware spotted in the wild

The creator wants to make it even more destructible.

Cybersecurity obligations: The laws and regulations to comply with in today’s digital era

It is vital for businesses to continually assess their IT infrastructure and the technical measures.

Superfinance – The merging of mind & machine in finance & procurement

Here, technology is used to consolidate and analyse all finance and procurement information. It also offers insights to the new generation of professionals in their decision-making process and tasks that require abstract thinking rather than computation.

Live chat for service differentiation

Implementing and using it correctly can be a key service differentiator that can deliver a competitive advantage. It also has several key advantages over other customer communication channels.

GDPR has helped cut ad trackers in Europe

The number of ad trackers decreased in Europe while rising in the US.

瞄准的是生态:Autodesk将于年内推出自家专业级3D打印机及配套软件平台Spark,预计售价5000美元左右,同时公布完整设计图

已有32年历史的知名3D 设计软件开发商Autodesk 此前曾在iPad上推出123D Design,让用户能在平板上快捷地创建用于3D 打印的模型。

一探究竟:亚马逊超级愿望满足机

亚马逊的运营中心伫立于世界每一个人居密集的角落,为每一个大洲上几乎每一个国家每一位消费者的购物需求进行供给。这就像是一台巨大的愿望满足机,以常人难以理解,但却开始逐渐习惯的高效率,满足着人们的愿望。

Should You Get Amazon Kindle Unlimited?

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service is now available , offering access to 600,000 book titles and 8,000 audiobook titles for $10 a month. You can start a free trial today, but if you'd like to know immediately whether this is the digital borrowing service for you, we've got the answer: Read more...

Sponges: How Do They Work?

They wash your dishes, your car, even your back. Sponges are a ubiquitous tool of the modern world—and have been since the earliest days of mediterranean culture—but how much do you really know about the absorbent little helper riding your kitchen sink's rim?Read more...

[组图]iPhone 6的Focus Pixel技术早已在Galaxy S5上被使用

在概念宣传方面,苹果公司一直奉行着同样的策略:首先,用模棱两可、含糊不清的流行语来大肆炒作某个特性;然后,让媒体自由瞎想并帮助它“填空”。

Excavators Build and Then Destroy the World's Tallest Sand Castle

So how do you top a bunch of excavators playing the world's most massive game of Jenga ? You put them to use doing what they were designed for: building stuff. Except stuff, in this case, happens to be the world's tallest sand castle towering over 41 feet.Read more...

携程商旅专家支招财务寒冬年

如何让差旅成本管控成为绩效考核加分项 上海2015年12月30日电 /美通社/ -- 2015年对于大多数企业来说应是难熬的一年,全球经济形势不乐观以及传统三大“红利”的消失,导致中国经济面临巨大的下行压力。在此背景下,越来越多的企业把成本节省提升到与增加收入同等重要的地位,想尽一切办法控制成本成为财务人士为绩效考核加分的重要手段。 业务发展要破冰,成本控制不能停 为在经济寒冬中逆水行舟,企业多方出击,力求通过产品创新、业务版图扩张等方式在严酷的竞争环境中赢得先机、构建优势。

网络直播驾驶舱 一民航副驾被停飞

3月31日下午,某民航一名男飞行员在某直播平台上放出其飞行前的直播视频,引起网友围观。昨日上午,涉事航空公司官方证实该男子为公司副驾驶,其行为不利于飞行安全,目前已暂停其航程任务。涉事男飞行员的直播视频截图显示,其身后为飞机驾驶舱,肩章显示为副驾驶。许多网友通过视频弹幕赞其长得帅,并赠送虚拟礼物,也有网友质疑驾驶舱内直播会分散注意力,严重威胁起飞安全。

一枚蛋要30万!小米微建筑“超级蛋”正式登陆淘宝众筹

去年底,小米路由器总经理@唐沐thomas曾在微博上表示,他们为小米智能家居硬件定制了一个蛋,其实是一栋微建筑,内含各种娱乐设施。如今这枚超级蛋已经登陆淘宝众筹(出品方为全移动空间),一个蛋售价25-30万元, ... ...

Young man's response to a bigot at the bus stop is staggeringly calm

Xenophobia is always ugly, but this might be the smoothest way to deal with it in public.19-year-old Jerome Forbes had a conversation with an unnamed woman at a Brisbane bus stop, who clearly doesn't take kindly to him. The video was uploaded by his father, Jason Forbes,

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