At $149, Vensmile W10 mini PC is a handset-shaped Windows 8.1 device that ships in US

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Remember the Compute Stick? The $149 pen drive-shaped HDMI dongle from Intel running on Windows 8.1? Well, we’ve just found another simi READ MORE

CloudSense Wants To Make Every Appliance Smart
Hacked together IoT computer board from CloudSense product at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon When Sam Harrell arrived at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon this weekend in New York City, he had an idea for creating something to do with Internet of Things — an ambitious project to complete in fewer than 24 hours. He READ MORE
Witness Wins The Disrupt NY 2015 Hackathon Grand Prize, Picorico And MoolahMe Are Runners Up
hackathon-winner-better It’s been a long night at the Manhattan Center. Yesterday, we welcomed hundreds of hackers for my favorite spring tradition — the Disrupt NY Hackathon. Some of them were participating in our event for the first time, while others were regular hackers. Their challenge READ MORE
With Gruberie, Your Waiter Doesn’t Need To Take Your Order
Gruberie Disrupt NY 2015 Hackathon One of the hacks from our Disrupt NY Hackathon already has a customer: in less than 24 hours, Gruberie set up a site, built an app, and convinced a local diner to install Gimbal beacons so they could test their service in the real world. READ MORE
Pager Turns Your Facebook Pages Into Full-Fledged Websites
Screen Shot 2015-05-03 at 13.04.47 Meet Pager, a neat little hack developed during our 24-hour Disrupt NY Hackathon by a team of three engineers. It’s the perfect idea for small business owners who want to turn their Facebook page into a more traditional website. The team has already wo READ MORE
Roku and Nielsen team to get ratings for streaming

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Nielsen, the leader in TV ratings, has to move into the new era, which means TV streaming. Now the company is moving in that direction, partnering with Roku, the top set-top box maker on the market, in order to gather this data.

But how do you rate this new dimension in TV? Well Nielsen READ MORE

WikiLeaks unveils updated anonymous data submission system

WikiLeaks unveils updated anonymous data submission system

WikiLeaks prides itself on bringing information to public attention that might otherwise stay hidden. In order to get this information out in the open, the organization is reliant on a wide range of sources. The sort of stories which WikiLeaks de READ MORE

Resource Hacker 4.0 adds *.RES file creation

ResourceHacker-300x187It's been more than three years since the last update, but Angus Johnson has just announced the latest release of his classic freeware tool Resource Hacker 4.0.

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The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Edition 

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10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow
10commandments Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve been fortunate to be involved with our share of ‘unicorns’ (Palo Alto Networks, Nimble Storage) and really nice white stallions (Sumo Logic, Trifacta and Snowflake Computing). Given the wide range of companies we& READ MORE
10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow
10commandments Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve been fortunate to be involved with our share of ‘unicorns’ (Palo Alto Networks, Nimble Storage) and really nice white stallions (Sumo Logic, Trifacta and Snowflake Computing). Given the wide range of companies we& READ MORE
Making viable hypersonic commercial airplane designs including a Mach 8 cruise passenger vehicle
HEXAFLY aims to create a multi-disciplinary platform where several breakthrough technologies can be mounted on board for testing in free flight at high speed. This approach will create the basis to increase gradually the Technology Readiness Level (TRL).The emerging technologies and breakthrough methodologies strongly depending on envisaged flight tests at high speed can be grouped around the 6 major axes:* High-Speed Vehicle Concepts to assess the overall vehicle perfor READ MORE
Imperfect Malaria Vaccine can still help reduce Malaria cases by 36%
The world's first Malaria vaccine provides modest protection. Four injections of the RTS,S vaccine reduced cases of malaria in children aged 5 to 17 months and babies aged 6 to 12 weeks at first vaccination by 36 and 26 per cent respectively after four years, compared with non-recipients.&quo READ MORE
Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO, Dies Unexpectedly
dave goldberg Silicon Valley and the wider world of technology are mourning the very sudden death of Dave Goldberg, a long time entrepreneur and investor, CEO of SurveyMonkey, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, father and friend to many. The news was made public earlier today in a Facebook post from his br READ MORE
Welcome To The Disrupt NY Hackathon
Hackathon NY 2015 01 Let the coding begin! Over a 1,000 hackers have filed into The Manhattan Center and is diligently banging out code and tearing apart APIs. Over the next 24 hours these teams will work furiously, powered by Red Bull and Nerf Gun tomfoolery, to create a stunning application or hardware p READ MORE
Windows 10 to Media Center: nope
Windows Media CenterSuccessful CMOs achieve growth by leveraging technology. Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Bosto READ MORE
Microsoft needs to cut the mobile cancer from Windows 10

Microsoft needs to cut the mobile cancer from Windows 10

In the new world of Microsoft there has been a distinct shift in focus; Satya Nadella has said that the company's focus is a "mobile-first, cloud-first" strategy. This is all well and good -- and in many ways makes a great deal of sense -- bu READ MORE

Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO and Sheryl Sandberg’s husband, died Friday
Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg

David Goldberg, CEO of online survey company SurveyMonkey, died Friday while he and his wife, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, were vacationing abroad.

Cause of death has not been made public. The news was READ MORE

The Big Reverse Of The Web
uturn Here is one idea that arrived before its time: the push-based web, where information comes to us, versus the search-dominant web we’re most familiar with. Those who are looking at the push web in the context of a new mobile and connected device-centric world might be having a real 90s flashback READ MORE
Startup Depict unwraps new digital art for its 4K-as-canvas Frame
depictEXCLUSIVE: Successful CMOs achieve growth by leveraging technology. Join us for GrowthBe READ MORE
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