Studio DRIFT made these lovely lamps that feel alive because they've been designed to bloom like a flower. It's a beautiful idea that's even more gorgeous when you see it happen,
Yhat founders Greg Lamp and Austin Ogilvie were working with a team of data scientists at OnDeck, a successful small business loan startup, when they noticed a problem.The data science team was coming up with cool ideas, but the engineers couldn’t implement these applications,
Every day companies collect data about their customers and industries, simply as an artifact of the act conducting business. As I listened to a panel on Big Data yesterday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Mass.,I had an epiphany: every company is a Big Data company,
As companies develop more mobile apps, they need an organized way to distribute them and track usage. Salesforce announced a product today called AppExchange Store Builder that gives companies what they need: their very own AppExchange. That’s right,
For something we try so hard to lose, fat cells make a very pretty picture when stained with red dye. And a new study has found that the nutrients they consume as they mature changes in a significant way.Read more...
Workshare, a company that helps law firms and others manage, secure and collaborate around documents, today announced financing of $8.4M in the form of a revolving line of credit from the Technology Finance Division of Wells Fargo Capital Finance. The line of credit is in addition to $33.
Many first-time founders underestimate the value of junior VCs, which can be a costly mistake. Investors look for hungry founders because they have the grit to fight through sleepless nights, setbacks and roadblocks. Similarly,
I’ve been hearing about “Digital Transformation” for a couple of years now, and as I’ve wandered the halls of Web Summit this week in Dublin, I’ve heard lots of talk about how companies must transform and change the way they approach development and IT,
My customers always lie to me. They don’t lie about what they can afford. They don’t lie about how much (or how little) customer service they’ll need. They don’t lie about how quickly they can pay us. They lie about how much data they have. Read More
New submitter thermowax sends a report on how Massachusetts SWAT teams are dodging open records requests by claiming to be corporations. From the article: As it turns out, a number of SWAT teams in the Bay State are operated by what are called law enforcement councils, or LECs.
This is a conversation with Frank Muscarello, CEO and co-founder of MarkiTx, a company that brokers used and rehabbed IT equipment. We're not talking about an iPhone 3 you might sell on craigslist, but enterprise-level items. Cisco. Oracle. IBM mainframes. Racks full of HP or Dell servers.
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
I've always thought of an iPhone passcode as being fairly secure — it's a 4-digit number, whith a lockout that prevents just mashing buttons until you find the right answer. But apparently, there's a cheap box that can get hack your security, no matter what. Read more...
Thought Windows 10 wouldn't arrive till October? Think again. You won't have long to wait to get rid of 8—because the operating system you deserve is coming this summer instead. Read more...
Premera Blue Cross, a health-insurance company with millions of patients in the US, has just admitted that 11 million of its customers have been victims of a wide-ranging data breach. Stolen data includes Social Security numbers, bank account information, and clinical records. Oh crap. Read more...
There are only a few companies whose mobile apps are so well done or engaging that they actually earn one of the precious few spots on your iPhone's homescreen. Flexibits, the makers of Fantastical 2, one of the best mobile calendaring apps for iPhone, is among them. And today,
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received more than 1 million comments from the public regarding its proposed net neutrality rules. According to the FCC’s Gigi Sohn, 1,030,000 comments had been submitted by noon today on the East Coast.
General Motors has finally given an estimate for how much it plans to pay victims of its faulty ignition switchGM revealed in its second quarter earnings report Thursday that it expects to pay at least $400 million for a compensation program for the defective ignition switch that resulted in dozens of crashes and 13 deaths.
Xbox One上市之后，微软对当初承诺的“每月一更”贯彻的非常彻底。临近年底，官方也开始对今年的功绩进行总结。微软最新给出了截至今年11月份的Xbox One更新清单，其中一共包含了102项改进和新增项目（完整列表）。
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The general consensus about YotaPhone, the wacky Russian smartphone with a dual LED and E-Ink screen, was simple: I’m not sure how useful it is, but I want to try that . Now the company is funding a North American run for the phone on IndieGoGo, and damn, people sure are excited about it.
Most airline stocks have lost altitude in 2015, but they rallied Friday on signs that carriers may soon raise fares at the same time that energy prices are becoming lower.Delta apparently started a fare hike of $2 each way on many domestic flights, according to J.P. Morgan. And FareCompare.