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Drunk Shopping Wants You to Buy Useless Things at 2 A.M.

By | May 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Drinking and shopping is a terrible idea if you’re on a budget. Just think about all the bad decisions you’ve made after that second shot of Fireball! A new app callled Drunk Shopping  wants to make it easier for you to booze and make (regrettable?)…

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5 Unexpected Industries that Virtual Reality Will Transform

By | May 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

With Facebook buying the virtual reality company Oculus VR last year the world has taken a step toward virtual reality becoming more commonplace. Oculus offer virtual reality even closer to real-world quality than previous attempts. The gaming industry is obviously investing heavily in VR,…

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Snoop Dogg’s AMA on Product Hunt: “Meerkat is the Shit!”

By | May 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Snoop Dogg, the “Dogfather,” released his new album “Bush” , produced by Pharrell Williams, on Product Hunt today. The artist and investor explained that the reason he chose Product Hunt’s AMA to launch his new album was because the platform “makes shit go boom.” Dogg spoke about his music,…

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MyIdol: Can’t Understand a Word, But It’s Still Fun to Play With

By | May 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm

MyIdol is a crazy Chinese avatar-making app that lets you use upload a photo and uses facial recognition technology to map your features and create an avatar that looks scarily realistic. You can then insert your avatar into a variety of situations, settings, and activities….

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Samsung Overtakes Apple as Biggest Mobile Phone Vendor in Q1 of 2015

By | May 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Samsung beat its biggest rival Apple in the race of worldwide smartphone sales in the first quarter of the year 2015, according to Strategy Analytics’s report released last month. Despite a 12 percent dip in first-quarter shipments, the South Korean tech giant managed its…

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The Online Dating Market is Not Oversaturated

By | May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

With an estimated 2,500 dating sites in the U.S. alone, the prospect of choosing between them can seem as overwhelming as finding “the one” amongst the approximately 41 million Americans who have tried online dating. There are sites catering for most age and income…

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Lack of Work-Life Flexibility Top Reason Why People Quit Their Jobs

By | May 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Previously, we’ve found that most people would forgo jobs with top benefits in exchange for jobs at companies that offer open and consistent communication. But what does it take to get people to actually stay long-term? According to a recent study conducted by Ernst…

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With Kubos, Companies Enter the Space Age Faster

By | May 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm

According to a 2014 report from the Space Foundation, space exploration and technology is a $314 billion market and – with major projects underway including SpaceX and Blue Origin – Texas is well-positioned to capitalize. Thirty space startups are launched annually, and Denton-based Kubos…

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Let’s Build a Drone for the Everyday Person

By | May 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You may know Helen Greiner as the previous cofounder of iRobot, the company that redefined the way we vacuum our homes with the Roomba. Through her current company CyPhy Works, Greiner is looking to now redefine another, similar space: drones. The company today announced…

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Top Technology Trends Companies Need to Pay Attention To

By | May 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Technology is always on the move. It seems like every month, some new technologies emerge, some technologies become standard, and others disappear from too much competition or underuse. Businesses are constantly working to identify which trends have the most staying power and to adopt…

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How E-Learning is Changing the Education Landscape in China

By | Apr 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

E-learning has been one of the biggest recent online trends. China is currently the market showing the biggest growth. Among all the questions related to open educational resources and e-learning, the most important one remains how technology will affect learning processes and the way…

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A Donut Traveled to Space Before You [VIDEO]

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

It’s Friday afternoon, and if you happen to be on the East Coast, it’s probably a lot colder today than it has been the rest of the week – winter once again clawing its way back into our lives. If the colder temperatures weren’t…

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Coachella is Where Hipsters Collide with High Tech

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

There is a festival where selfie sticks are prohibited, the transportation from the parking lot to the festival costs over $60, and VIP bungalows are priced at $7000. People use flowers in their hair and golden paintings on their faces, there are vegan and…

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San Francisco

Apple Announces This Year’s WWDC, Bans Selfie Stick

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Earlier this morning, Apple announced that this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) – Apple’s huge conference for the developer community – will take place between June 8 and June 12 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. What’s more, though, is that in an update to…

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