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Portland's Outside Van shows the newly arrived Mercedes Sprinter 4x4 some love

The North American arrival of the Mercedes Sprinter 4x4 has been making an impact on the camper van market with the likes of the Sportsmobile Sp READ MORE

GOAT Lets You Cop Kicks Without Getting Jacked
Screen Shot 2015-08-28 at 4.15.49 PM Yesterday on Facebook, a man named Matt Neal sent out a plea. He’s 26, his blood type is B+ and he has a failing kidney. His ask? “One working kidney from a true sneaker head.” His offer? A pair of some of the hottest sneakers on the pl READ MORE
The Math Behind SaaS Startup Valuation
mathematics One of the most critical metrics for software companies — but also one of the most difficult to measure — is the lifetime value of their customers (LTV). The lifetime value dictates how a company should spend its marketing and sales dollars. Unfortunately, many early stage startups struggle READ MORE
Kickstand Pump does quadruple duty

The Kickstand Pump, folded up and serving as a tail light

When most of us think of a cycling multi-tool, we picture something that goes in a jersey pocket or saddle pack. Seoul-based company Leeman, however, is looking at things a little differently. Its Kickstand Pump mounts on the bike, and serves not only as a kickstand and pump, but also a tire leve READ MORE

Kickstand Pump does quadruple duty

The Kickstand Pump, folded up and serving as a tail light

When most of us think of a cycling multi-tool, we picture something that goes in a jersey pocket or saddle pack. Seoul-based company Leeman, however, is looking at things a little differently. Its Kickstand Pump mounts on the bike, and serves not only as a kickstand and pump, but also a tire leve READ MORE

Facebook ramps up video piracy fighting technology

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Think of video piracy, and talk of BitTorrent probably isn’t far away. While torrented movies and TV shows account for a large proportion of pirated material, it is far from being the end of the story. Even sites as seemingly innocuous as Facebook can be part of the problem. READ MORE

Microsoft Surface 3: Interesting but flawed [Review]

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"You can't get there from here". That's how many customers must feel as they ponder the broken Windows 10 upgrade path for first-generation Windows 8 hybrid PCs. With Intel refusing to update the Atom z2760 video driver, and with existing Windows 8.1 drivers providing spotty compatibility READ MORE

fUCI concept bike flips the bird at racing rules

The fUCI concept bike – for speed freaks who don't necessarily race

Ever wonder why you don't see things like recumbents in the Tour de France? Well, it's because of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), which is the world governing body for bicycle racing. Among other things, the UCI places unwavering restrictions on the design of racing bik READ MORE

Everything You Need To Know About iOS 9’s New Content Blockers
safari-ios One of the lesser-known, but potentially groundbreaking, features arriving in the new version of Apple’s next mobile operating system, iOS 9, is support for “content blocking” extensions in Safari. While that label doesn’t sound too dazzling in and of itself, users who install c READ MORE
IBM’s Dr. John Kelly Is Bringing Watson To Disrupt SF
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Tidal might be history in less than a year

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Seventy-one percent of top music executives believe that Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal will fold in a year or less.

Following Jay Z’s acquisi READ MORE

Best photo editing apps

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Summer is the time for vacation and we can all agree that vacation means a lot of pictures. Smartphone cameras have become so awesome that the majority of people don’t even use or have cameras as all the photos are taken on the phone. Usually pictures taken on the phone stay READ MORE

M is for personal digital assistant: Facebook announces Siri competitor

M is said to be powered by artificial intelligence that is trained and supervised by people

Facebook has announced that it is testing a new digital assistant to take on the likes of Apple's Siri and Microsoft's READ MORE

The Looming Problem That Could Kill Bitcoin

The man who took over stewardship of Bitcoin from its mysterious inventor says the currency is in serious trouble.

The way things are going, the digital currency Bitcoin will start to malfunction early next year. Transactions will become increasingly delayed, and the system of money now worth $3.3 billion will begin to die as its flakiness drives people away. So says Gavin Andresen, who in 2010 was designated chief caretaker of the code that powers Bitcoin by its shadowy creator. Andres READ MORE

Six questions to ask before buying an enterprise search platform

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Every organization out there needs an enterprise search program. Otherwise, all the data they pile up over the years wouldn't be worth storing. It’d be like writing down important facts in a language no one can read.

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Charge as you drive — Inateck USB car chargers [Review]

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It's not unusual for modern cars to have a built-in USB facility, but generally you only get one port and it has to do duty as both a charging point and an input for the audio system. That means family journeys with multiple devices demanding power can lead to squabbles. READ MORE

Knaus Tabbert brings the Caravisio caravan concept to reality (kind of)

The 2015 Eurostar doesn't share the Caravisio's dramatic shape, but it does have some ties to the concept

With a bit of inspiration from the slick, yacht-inspired Caravisio concept camper revealed in 2013, Knaus Tabbert has developed a READ MORE

ReBoard Is An iOS Keyboard With Third Party App Shortcuts
ReBoard ReBoard is a just launched iOS keyboard app from an indie dev team in India that’s targeting productivity-focused folk, by adding the ability to reach out to other apps right from the keyboard. So instead of having to double tap out of whatever messaging app you’re using to go hunt for that YouTub READ MORE
Aging2.0 #30in30in30 World Tour Wants To Find The Best Startups For Seniors
seniors shutterstock Consumers in their twenties to early fifties are usually considered the most attractive age demographic because of their spending power. Unfortunately, this means that older people are often underserved by companies even though they make up more than 16 percent of the world’s p READ MORE
Consumer rollout of HTC’s Vive virtual reality system delayed
HTC Vive virtual reality headset, which uses Steam VR, is already amazing despite how little we know about making games for the platform.

HTC and Valve announced today that the initial shipments of the HTC Vive VR virtual reality goggles are going to be very limited, and consumer units aren’t coming until the first quarter of 2 READ MORE

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