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1 HOUR AGO - Huffington Post

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Tim O'Reilly: Changing the World by Spreading the Knowledge of Innovators

The combination of innovative technology and new business models underlie the most exciting developments coming out of start-ups and large organizations, and the innovators creating these disruptions have influence that extends into the global economy. Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, runs conferences, invests in early-stage startups, urges companies to create more value than they capture and tries ...

Tags: Tim O'Reilly: Changing the World by Spreading the Knowledge of Innovators,  Uber Latest News

2 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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Google offered to buy social app Path for $100 million when it was 3 months old — but the founder turned it down

Mobile social network and chat application Path has been acquired by Daum Kakao for an undisclosed amount. It's safe to assume the exit isn't exactly what Dave Morin pictured when he first launched the company in November, 2010.  Morin was a former Apple and Facebook employee who set out to create a mobile social network, Path. Three weeks after it launched, ...

Tags: Google offered to buy social app Path for $100 million when it was 3 months old — but the founder turned it down,  Uber Latest News

20 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Uber reveals plans for a giant glass headquarters in San Francisco

Uber is the latest to start working on a new HQ, and design mockups for the building were released this week. Uber is planning a towering, two-building campus in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood with 423,000 square feet of office space — enough to fit over 3,000 people, reports SFGate.

Tags: Uber reveals plans for a giant glass headquarters in San Francisco,  Uber Latest News

21 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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Apple just gave a huge boost to one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley (AAPL)

Apple began offering same-day delivery for a handful of its products this week — and it's all made possible thanks to a partnership with Postmates, easily one of the hottest startups coming out of Silicon Valley, which runs a network of couriers to deliver goods locally. Apple's new same-day option is only available in the 20+ markets where Postmates delivers, ...

Tags: Apple just gave a huge boost to one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley (AAPL),  Competitors Latest News

23 HOURS AGO - Mashable

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24-year-old played 3 chess games at once, blindfolded, and still won them all

Magnus Carlsen is the No. 1 ranked chess grandmaster in the world. These three men are not. There's only so much preparation one can do to face off against Carlsen. Even after blindfolding him and cutting his time drastically (he played three games while the other men were concentrating on one each), Carlsen's competitors didn't stand a chance; he showed ...

Tags: 24-year-old played 3 chess games at once, blindfolded, and still won them all,  Competitors Latest News

37 MINS AGO - VentureBeat

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Apple Watch: An evolution of the “Glass-hole” (a techie’s take)

GUEST: Apple needs to fix these four main problems with the Watch, or Watch wearers are going to annoy us just as much as Google Glass wearers did.

Tags: Apple Watch: An evolution of the “Glass-hole” (a techie’s take),  Apple Latest News

17 MINS AGO - Forbes

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Apple Further Legitimizes Augmented Reality Tech With Acquistion Of Metaio

Once thought of as gimmicky or primarily for gaming applications, Augmented Reality (AR) technology has the ability to quite literally reshape the landscape in many markets, with new capabilities from simple telepresence to industrial and architectural design, to navigation and tracking. Google has been heavily behind the technology for a while now, with Google Glass and their Project Tango tablet, ...

Tags: Apple Further Legitimizes Augmented Reality Tech With Acquistion Of Metaio,  Apple Latest News

MAY 28, 2015 - TechCrunch

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Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

 Apple has acquired Metaio, a bootstrapped augmented reality startup that launched way back in 2003 as an offshoot of a project at Volkswagon. The company’s site said it stopped taking new customers, and now a legal document shows Apple has bought it. The document confirms a transfer of shares of the startup to Apple. When asked by TechCrunch, Apple responded with ...

Tags: Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio,  Apple Latest News

47 MINS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Watch the Solar Impulse 2 takeoff live from Nanjing, China

Pilot André Borschberg is about to fly solo from Nanjing, China to Hawaii in a cramped, cold, solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse 2. Solar Impulse is currently streaming today's takeoff, which has been delayed several times due to inclement weather, live. Takeoff is planned for 6PM UTC, or 2PM ET.

Tags: Watch the Solar Impulse 2 takeoff live from Nanjing, China,  China Latest News

37 MINS AGO - CNET

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Man on motorbike crashes, lies in road and plays with phone

Technically Incorrect: In China a man appears so obsessed with his phone that he clutches onto it and plays video games while lying in the road.

Tags: Man on motorbike crashes, lies in road and plays with phone,  China Latest News

19 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence (but not nearly as harsh as he got)

On Friday afternoon a federal judge sentenced Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the online black market Silk Road, to life in prison. (She actually gave him two life sentences.) "Silk Road was about creating demand and fulfilling demand," the judge told Ulbricht at the sentencing. "You don't fit the criminal profile … but you are a criminal." If you believe ...

Tags: The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence (but not nearly as harsh as he got),  Bitcoin Latest News

19 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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Mom of Silk Road kingpin revealed the most frustrating thing about the trial

A 31-year-old former Eagle Scout got life in prison Friday for running the world's biggest illegal marketplace, and his parents have stood by his side during the entire trial. Ross Ulbricht was convicted In February of all seven counts he was charged with including trafficking drugs on the internet, narcotics-trafficking conspiracy, running a continuing criminal enterprise, computer-hacking conspiracy, and money-laundering conspiracy. Following ...

Tags: Mom of Silk Road kingpin revealed the most frustrating thing about the trial,  Bitcoin Latest News

22 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison

Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison, after being found guilty of narcotics conspiracy and other charges earlier this year. The charges stem from Ulbricht's management of the Silk Road, which used Tor Hidden Services and Bitcoin payments to create an ostensibly anonymous marketplace for drugs and other goods. Shut down in October of 2013, the Silk Road ...

Tags: Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison,  Bitcoin Latest News