Editor’s Pick If you ever wondered why reporters are bitter, joyless black holes, this waste of 1s and 0s is why. Take your anti-nausea meds and prepare to lose your faith in humanity.
The first five minutes is the most important with someone like me. Don’t waste it.
Over 200 mobile startups applied to participate in the MobileBeat 2013 innovation showdown and just two emerged as winners.
Studying abroad for cheap isn’t easy to do no matter what country you live in. Now Russia has WeStudy.In, a new site dedicated to helping Russian students study in the U.S., Europe, or Australia.
Editor’s Pick In the U.S. startup landscape, there is no shortage of business-focused startups. From a cursory look, it appears Europe also has enterprise-startup fever.
Losing your keys is awful. Bunch’s hardware and iOS app could fix that problem.
After three long days, the elite Grand Jury picks the startups they deem most deserving of fame and fortune.
Everyone takes away something different from the massive three-day Launch festival, including chocolate robots, and an expanded network.
Zillabyte, Jawfish Games, Instaradio, and AdStage have 300,000 points, and the numbers are continuing to climb.
Toopher, which “authenticates” your identity by looking at your phone’s location, got $2 million in funding and admittance to an Austin tech incubator.
Editor’s Pick At Hardware 2.0, entrepreneurs, investors, and hardware innovators came together to discuss the growing opportunities for hardware startups.
TourWrist closes seed round for its mobile app thats lets users take, edit, and share 360″ panoramic photographs.
10 style startups will compete for $65K at The Fashion Pitch in London.
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.
Novusport measures and ranks your activity. The more you play sports, the more you score.
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.
Prospective Plus makes it easier for recruiters to hire entry-level candidates, and it’s launched its subscription service to the public today.
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.