And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

(TECH CRUNCH) – At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have

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Lonnie Johnson: The Father of the Super Soaker

(BBC) – Lonnie Johnson was brought up in Mobile, Alabama in the 1960s, when black children were not expected to go far, but such was his talent for engineering that

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‘Silent Partner’ Takes the ZZZZZZZ Out of Snoring

(Reuters) – A Jerusalem-based startup has developed a device worn on the nose that uses active noise cancellation to reduce the sound of snoring. Nathan Frandino reports. Sometimes a good

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Magic Leap Ramps Up Production for New Type of Virtual Reality

ASPEN, Colo. (Reuters) – Magic Leap, a startup backed by technology powerhouses including Google and Alibaba that has raised more than $1.4 billion, has hired more than 600 employees and

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U.S. Recalls Over 500,000 Hoverboards Over Battery Fires

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten companies are recalling about 501,000 hoverboards after numerous reports of the self-balancing scooters’ batteries catching fire, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission said on Wednesday. There

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Glass Now Has Smart Potential

(SPACE DAILY) – Australian researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a method for embedding light-emitting nanoparticles into glass without losing any of their unique properties – a major

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Urinating and Gaming Rolled Into One

(Reuters) – German entrepreneurs want to combine men’s beer-fuelled bathroom trips with competitive gaming. Sharon Reich reports. PLEASE NOTE: THE ARTICLE AND VIDEO CONTAIN PROFANITY “Hi, I’m Paul and this is the

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Fast, Stretchy Circuits Could Yield New Wave of Wearable Electronics

(SPACE DAILY) – The consumer marketplace is flooded with a lively assortment of smart wearable electronics that do everything from monitor vital signs, fitness or sun exposure to play music, charge

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With HoloLens, Microsoft Aims to Avoid Google’s Mistakes

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Google introduced its Google Glass smart glasses four years ago, it turned to Glass-sporting sky divers buzzing a San Francisco convention center,

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You Can Drop, Drown, and Crush Olympus’ New 4K Action Camera

(THE VERGE) – Action cameras aren’t always immediately suited for action out of the box. For example, GoPro’s cameras are known for being sturdy, but that’s usually because you stick

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