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Say what you will about Snapchat’s usefulness — you can’t deny the company excels at attracting money.
You may not have heard of Sketchfab, but “YouTube for 3D design” certainly has a nice ring to it.
Somehow, Google acquired seven robotics companies without anyone noticing.
Hollywood, despite being ancient and entrenched, is embracing 3D printing in a big way.
If you make a wearable device, chances are someone’s going to be sending money your way pretty soon.
TechStars and digital ad agency R/GA have finally announced the first class of their connected devices accelerator, and the first 10 startups are as diverse as you might expect.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Eye-tracking is going to be a big deal for consumers very soon.
Okay, haters, you win: Huawei is nixing its growth plans in the US.
Yahoo’s acquisition train is showing no signs of slowing down.
Misfit Wearable’s Shine is finally taking a much-needed jump to Android.
With 3D printing, Fripp Design says it can churn out as many as 150 prosthetic eyes an hour, and sell them for as low as $160 each.
The Zackees turn-signal gloves might be the greatest gift to cyclists since the helmet.
But this system only works with Wi-Fi-connected lightbulbs.
Nokia’s latest budget-focused Lumia is skipping the US — at least for now.
Last month’s big hack has given Buffer a crash course in security.
Developers eager to help Google create the future of wearables may soon have their chance.
The world’s first Bluetooth gramophone is real, and its makers need your help to fund it.
If a screen exists, someone’s going to find a way to sell you things on it.
Arduino wants to be more than just a micro-controller — it wants to be a brand, too.
Western Digital’s latest hybrid drive is a power user’s dream come true.
Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.
Here’s something you probably didn’t know: For years now, U.S. carriers have charged customers for text subscription services — even if they didn’t sign up for these services.
Tor, the top privacy tool for online activists and miscreants alike, is about to jump into the mainstream.
Desti, a travel app born out of the same research institute that gave birth to Siri, is bringing its search smarts to your next roadtrip.
Your dusty old HP printer could be the key to unlocking the next generation of OLED displays.
Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) might be the best thing to happen to physical retail in a long, long time.
4K, the high-res video format few consumers care about, is getting another big push — this time from Qualcomm.
LittleBits isn’t going to stop until every one of you can make your own alarm clock.
Google is finally making a strong case for Glass, one app at a time.
With Dash, New York City restaurants are about to get a much-needed kick in the app.
Your front door is about to get a lot smarter, prettier, and more-connected.
The next Rovio is out there somewhere, and Atomico wants to help fund it.
When robots inevitably take over, cows will be the first things they take control of.
The market for wearable sensors has exploded to measure walking, running, and even your posture — so why not sitting, too?
Qualcomm’s always-on Toq smartwatch is only two weeks from hitting your wrist.
Apple released the first iPhone in 2007. Microsoft’s Windows Phone didn’t appear until 2010.
Here’s something that Facebook wants to make absolutely clear: Your Facebook activity is also a big part of Facebook’s advertising activity.
One man’s broken iPhone is another man’s coffee table. Or at least that’s what Twice Used thinks.
Google Now is getting smarter, more conversational, and more Siri-like.