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Wix launches a new suite of products for support, sales and marketing
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:08:24 +0000
Wix is taking a big step beyond website building today with the launch of a suite of products called Ascend. PR Manager Matt Rosenberg explained that just as Wix was founded with the aim of “demystifying and democratizing how you get online,” Ascend has a similar mission: “You don’t have to be a developer and […]
Proof of use: A new crowdfunding threshold for passionate users
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:00:30 +0000
Instead of a standard based on wealth, or even knowledge -- one based on users’ contributions of time and attention.
With $15M, The Riveter plans to open 100 new female-focused co-working spaces
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:31:16 +0000
"I want The Riveter to be the place people think of when they think of women and work," says its CEO Amy Nelson.
Podcast industry aims to better track listeners through new analytics tech called RAD
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:27:09 +0000
Internet users are already being tracked to death, with ads that follow us around, search histories that are collected and stored, emails that report back to senders when they’ve been read, websites that know where you scrolled and what you clicked and much more. So naturally, the growing podcast industry wanted to find a way […]
Airbnb settles disputes with big property landlord
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:19:01 +0000
Almost one year after a California judge dismissed Apartment Investment & Management Company’s lawsuit against Airbnb, both companies have agreed to settle all of their disputes. Aimco, which owns or manages 50,000 properties, had filed lawsuits in both California and Florida state courts, seeking monetary damages as well as court orders to stop Airbnb from […]
Dell’s long game is in hybrid and private clouds
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:03:44 +0000
When Dell voted to buy back the VMware tracking stock and go public again this morning, you had to be wondering what exactly the strategy was behind these moves. While it’s clearly about gaining financial flexibility, the $67 billion EMC deal has always been about setting up the company for a hybrid and private cloud […]
Elon Musk’s plans for 2019 might include a Tesla pickup truck prototype
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:03:36 +0000
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has floated the idea for an all-electric pickup truck numerous times in the past two years. Now, he’s back at it, this time with a teaser that Tesla might have a prototype to unveil in 2019. Musk mentioned on Twitter the desire to produce a pickup truck way back in April […]
Bumblebees bearing high-tech backpacks act as a living data collection platform
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:35:51 +0000
There's lots of research going into tiny drones, but one of the many hard parts is keeping them in the air for any real amount of time. Why not hitch a ride on something that already flies all day? That's the idea behind this project that equips bumble bees with sensor-filled backpacks that charge wirelessly and collect data on the fields they visit.

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