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Banjo Lets You Know When Something Interesting Happens Anywhere In Realtime

In the movie Minority Report, technology is able to predict events before they happen. That’s still impossible today, but a company called Banjo is now able to know about any major newsworthy event as it happens. Put simply, if something “out of the ordinary” (newsworthy, in other words) is happening anywhere in the civilized world, Banjo knows about […]

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Strides habit tracking app review: it works

We all want to be better people. There’s no question about that. But can an app really help make that happen? I’ve recently tested an app that can, at least incrementally, help people improve. It’s called Strides ($3.99), it’s a goal and habit tracker and it’s one of the top paid apps in the App […]

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Withings Smart Body Analyzer: a smart scale with sleek style (review)

It seems like every week there’s a new fitness tracking device, doesn’t it? Personally I like many of them, but my favorite fitness tracker thus far is a scale. More precisely, it’s a smart scale. It’s called the Withings Smart Body Analyzer ($149.95) and it’s a [highlight type=”dark”]one-stop shop for tracking one’s health that looks […]

Of Passwords, Breaches And The Need For Change

Editor’s note: Brennen Bryne is the CEO and co-founder of Clef, a company dedicated to building a better digital identity for the internet. Redefining Identity Security Clef is a new identity company with the sole purpose of redefining digital authentication and security as we know it. For digital brands, Clef provides an architecture that distributes […]

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Data-Driven Decision Making: Beyond Today’s BI

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Hjalmar Gislason, the founder and CEO of DataMarket. DataMarket‘s data hub helps enterprises understand their business environment, putting syndicated, proprietary and public data at professionals’ fingertips. Business intelligence is too focused on internal data and doesn’t help decision-makers understand their external business environment. When you’re driving a car, […]

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Picture Interview: Dave Fowler, Founder of Chartio

In case you couldn’t tell, I’m pretty intrigued by data (from data visualization tools to Big Data), so naturally I was interested in learning more about Chartio, “The easiest business dashboard you’ll ever use.” You pop your data in and Chartio makes it look nice and readable. It’s definitely worth a look if you are […]

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Is Apple’s Magic Officially Gone?

Most people seem to think Apple will always be the Apple so many people have come to know and love in recent years, but Steve Jobs would be the first person to remind us that even the mighty can fall (and fall hard). With the introduction of the iPad Mini, could Apple be starting back […]

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100 Sources of Idea Fuel for Tech Entrepreneurs

For those who must scratch the insatiable entrepreneurial itch but need some help generating ideas, this post will be liking hitting the mother lode because sometimes you feel like you want to be inspired but don’t know where to look. In other words, when it’s time for a lightning bolt of energy to strike, consider […]