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How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup – Lauren Aratani

A red laser pointer shining through a raw chicken carcass may not seem like groundbreaking science, but for veteran technologist Mary Lou Jepsen, it’s worth $28 million in funding for her latest startup, Openwater. Jepsen performed the chicken act as part of her August TED Talk to illustrate how her imaging-tech company is building cost-conscious … Continue reading How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup – Lauren Aratani

Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Imagine that you can provide your customers with visibility and actionable insights on how “users”—be it customers or employees—are consuming applications, what their digital experience is while using them, and more importantly quantify how those experiences directly impact revenue, productivity, costs, and other business KPIs.For those of you not currently in the business of providing … Continue reading Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Business Does Not Need the Humanities But Humans Do – Gianpiero Petriglieri

Sometimes a simple story is all it takes to capture complex issues, or so it seems. Take this one. A few years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost a game of Scrabble to a friend’s teenage daughter. “Before they played a second game, he wrote a simple computer program that would look up his letters … Continue reading Business Does Not Need the Humanities But Humans Do – Gianpiero Petriglieri

Why Apple Is Finally Ditching Its Proprietary Lightning Connector For USB-C On All iPhones, iPads – Jean Baptiste Su

At the company's “More in the Making” event on Tuesday, Apple's vice-president of hardware engineering John Ternus revealed that the new iPad Pro will have a USB-C port - already present on the latest MacBooks - instead of the company's proprietary Lightning connector. "Because a high performance computer deserves a high performance connector. And so … Continue reading Why Apple Is Finally Ditching Its Proprietary Lightning Connector For USB-C On All iPhones, iPads – Jean Baptiste Su

Swiss Startup Aims To Help Paralyzed People Walk – Matthew Herper

A group of scientists associated with GTX Medical, a Swiss medical device firm, published new evidence yesterday that using electricity to stimulate the spinal cord can help paralyzed people regain some walking ability. The new results, published yesterday in Nature and its sister journal Nature Neuroscience, show that using patterns of electrical stimulation allowed three … Continue reading Swiss Startup Aims To Help Paralyzed People Walk – Matthew Herper

6 Skills Every Developer Should Have Besides Coding Skills – Barri Sambaris

  A programmer’s life, contrary to public beliefs and movies does not just involve sitting and staring all day at the computer with a headphone. It is not about how fast they can type rapidly on a keyboard while chewing a burger. Developers are more than cavemen and nerds. They are not loners in the … Continue reading 6 Skills Every Developer Should Have Besides Coding Skills – Barri Sambaris

Silicon Valley’s ‘Pixar’: Why The Startup Studio Behind Hims’ Breakout Success Just Raised $150M – Alex Konrad

When direct-to-consumer men’s health startup Hims launched in November 2017, it seemed to come out of nowhere. Offering easy-access prescriptions for men’s issues like hair loss and erectile dysfunction through a quick online doctor consultation, Hims had sleek branding and eye-popping numbers for a debutant: $1 million in first-week sales and $7 million in funding … Continue reading Silicon Valley’s ‘Pixar’: Why The Startup Studio Behind Hims’ Breakout Success Just Raised $150M – Alex Konrad

Wi-Fi 6 Is Coming Here’s Why You Should Care – David Nield

Get ready for the next generation of wifi technology: Wi-fi 6 (for so it is named) is going to be appearing on devices from next year. But will you have to throw out your old router and get a new one? And is this going to make your Netflix run faster? Here’s everything you need … Continue reading Wi-Fi 6 Is Coming Here’s Why You Should Care – David Nield

Avoid Windows 10 October Update Until You Do One Thing – Jason Evangelho

Microsoft's big Windows 10 Update version 1809 is here and it brings a wealth of welcome features like less interruptions and update nags during gaming (something Alienware nailed years ago by the way). It also takes an ambitious step toward making your PC and Android phone best friends. But (isn't there always a "but?") it's … Continue reading Avoid Windows 10 October Update Until You Do One Thing – Jason Evangelho

Apple Is Deleting Bought Films From iTunes Accounts – And Don’t Expect A Refund – John Archer

  You know how some people like to say that physical media is dead and streaming is the future? Well, Apple is doing a pretty good job right now of proving that theory well and truly wrong. Reports have started to emerge of Apple completely deleting films from iTunes accounts even when they’ve been bought, … Continue reading Apple Is Deleting Bought Films From iTunes Accounts – And Don’t Expect A Refund – John Archer

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