You earn a million dollars a year and can’t get funded?

scrooge-mcduck The funding environment is so overheated that it often seems like no idea is too silly to attract investment. You might be surprised by how many companies struggle to raise money – even those that manage to bootstrap their way to a million dollars (or more) in revenue. Read More

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Six Scientists Lived in a Tiny Pod for a Year Pretending They Were on Mars

Six Scientists Lived in a Tiny Pod for a Year Pretending They Were on Mars

If you can’t go to Mars, the next best place would be a stark, lava-spewing active volcano in Hawaii. Right? The post Six Scientists Lived in a Tiny Pod for a Year Pretending They Were on Mars appeared first on WIRED.

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uSens shows off new tracking sensors that aim to deliver richer experiences for mobile VR

fingoCoin[1] Startups in the VR space are increasingly growing confident that consumers will want to interact with object in the virtual world the same way they do irl-with their hands.
uSens is showing off the first line of its Fingo hand-tracking developer kits. The sensors have an eye towards mobile VR and integrate inside-out positional tracking tech allowing an attached headset to track the… Read More

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World’s Smallest Pacemaker Gains FDA Approval By Monique C. Bethell, Ph.D.

More than 4 million people worldwide have pacemakers with about 700,000 more patients who receive one each year. Between 1995-2009, the number of people who received pacemakers increased by more than 50%, yet very little attention was given to the technology behind the procedure.

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We’re Grieving the End of The Night Of-in a Good Way

We're Grieving the End of The Night Of-in a Good Way

The jury is in regarding HBO’s did-he-do-it drama. The post We’re Grieving the End of The Night Of-in a Good Way appeared first on WIRED.

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What Salesforce’s acquisition of Quip means for enterprise software startups

Statistics and Analysis A new player has entered the enterprise productivity race. For decades, Microsoft reigned as the market leader in enterprise productivity – until Google pushed into the space with Google Apps. Now, with the acquisition of Quip, Salesforce is joining Microsoft and Google in the race. Read More

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How connected cars are turning into revenue-generating machines

light trails History repeats herself, but she mumbles. Most of the time we can only in retrospect discern what she was trying to say. Sometimes, though, history’s intent is clear. That’s where we stand with the state of connected cars: History is repeating itself. There is a correspondence in the patterns of disruption when you compare the future of connected cars to the past of the… Read More

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One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto

One Scientist's Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto

Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them—and kicked up a swarm of controversy. The post One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto appeared first on WIRED.

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Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem

Farmhouse and rice terraced field in Sa Pa, Vietnam Artificial intelligence pops up as a buzzword every few years, but it has never moved beyond novelty status. This time, though, it is here to stay, and startups are poised to drive the AI economy forward. Read More

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Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

Canon's 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

The versatile 5D Mark IV has plenty of useful upgrades compared to its well-loved predecessor. The post Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus appeared first on WIRED.

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