Guest Post Women founders were few at DEMO Fall in Santa Clara. Here's what they had to say about living, working, and competing in a "man's world."
Out of the 77 companies that demonstrated their products at this week's DEMO conference, only five won the coveted DEMO God award.
DrinkCity wins Angel Alley competition at DEMO.
Birdeez is an iPhone app that makes it "ridiculously easy," in the words of cofounder Jeff Simeon, to identify birds and then share your sightings on Twitter.
Scientist Robert Arauz is setting out to solve some of researchers' biggest problems -- not problems about funding or litigation, but the simpler challenges of communication.
The emphasis at LFE is on getting experts who use their hands or bodies for work, like carpenters.
Salesforce may have some huge competitors like Netsuite and Oracle, but it's not the big dogs that keep the customer-relationship manger on its toes.
Editor's Pick Early detection of Alzheimer's means better, faster clinical trials -- and soon, life-saving drugs and treatments on the market. Here's what Neurotrack is doing to help.
To keep their employees happy, companies are taking more of an active role in professional development and training.
If you've ever felt strangled by stress, these brain scientists have just the ticket: a "magical" watch that can tell when you're tense and help you relax.
Gravitational System's technology collects the "waste energy" created from momentum and heat.
BiBo Labs makes an Excel-based tool for generating reports from a variety of database sources.
Making servers able to withstand hurricanes, floods, fires, and earthquakes can be an eco-friendly task.
Acuity Systems wants TraitWareID to authenticate and protect your identity on mobile.
Softarex's software seeks out problems in deep source code and suggests improvements.
Baby registry site Bonica aims to take some of the question marks out of buying gear for newborns.
One thing he’s learned from starting Blogger, Odeo, Twitter, and now Obvious Corp.: The more you’ve done, the smarter you are, and the bigger risks you can take.
Need a project done? Piecewise will help you dole it out to outside workers
InTooch is a utility for connecting you with the social media profiles and contact information of the people you meet using nothing more than a phone number.
On the Flinja marketplace, students can offer services to build professional networks and earn extra cash
Gnzo is essentially a new, more animated way of displaying and browsing videos, and it's optimized for touchscreens. Instead of square stills, it displays a mosaic of animated videos, each one a 6-second clip from the video behind it.
If you've felt like sending out your status and content to all of your social networks was a bit laborious, Kliq wants to give you a hand with its new app that smartly shares your content through all your networks at once.
It's not easy being green, Kermit the Frog sang. A startup called Sure has a way to make it easier: Give people points for making green lifestyle choices.
Having trouble finding a quality date online with services like Match, OkCupid, or eHarmony? How about going on some video speed dates with new startup Seekly?
Editor's Pick Ray Kurzweil is looking forward to the year 2029. That's the year he predicts that our technology will be able to think without us.
Itography wants to turn us all into virtual goods collectors.
Sometimes a person wants to share a social moment with just a few folks, right when the mood strikes. For those occasions, there's Go-Matic.
Imagine walking down the street and getting a ping from your friend about the restaurant you're standing next to. Your iPhone sends you a notification that this place is one you must check out. Meet Blipboard.
Vilynx is a service that lets people manage their personal videos across multiple smartphones, tablets, desktops, and cloud storage services.
RecBob is a Facebook app for adult recreational sports that makes it easy to plan a regular sporting event so all you have to do is show up and play the game.
What if you could find products and brands that you like wherever you are?
Youbetme is a product for people who want to flex their muscles, intellectual or otherwise, and challenge their friends to bets big or small.
Despite some major revisions to the biggest mobile app platform stores, finding new and cool apps is still kind of difficult, which is something Hapoose plans to change.
Apparent's app for the iPhone creates a small social network that connects parents with each other to make the playdate scheduling process easier.
Givingtrax was born when one pizza company wanted to be charitable but wound up spending more than it had.
Tellagence for Twitter is a predictive tool that helps businesses tailor their status updates to the right people for the biggest impact.
Sometimes getting people to respond to an invitation is hard. Maybe they're lazy, maybe they didn't get your text, or maybe you sent your invitation right before the event was going to begin. iSocialite hopes to fix that.
Many people, at some point in their lives, play match maker. You may set up a date, introduce friends, or connect potential business partners. Today, you're bound to have deep benches in your social networks, so why not use them to set up friends with jobs?
DEMO startup ElectNext offers a survey that helps you figured out political issues -- and where you stand on them.
Taploid is a service that attempts to solve the problem of noisy social network feeds, while allowing people to view social activity data to learn more about themselves and their friends.