Seduced by new technologies and the promise of a plentiful market, a new wave of French entrepreneurs has set its sights on the land of opportunity in recent times. Continue reading Get ready, Les French are on the way to the USA
The food delivery startup SpoonRocket threw its first dinner party yesterday in San Francisco, and its website crashed due to an insane volume of traffic.
In theory, everyone in San Francisco can order a $1 SpoonRocket dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 21 and 22. However, the website was down shortly after the party started.
It seems $1 per meal is just so tempting that yesterday’s down time didn’t turn too many people off.
These just have to be on any list. The connected glasses from Google that give you computing power and hands free information right in front of your eyes. Continue reading Google Glass, What it Does?
wrote: today, things are very different. Thanks to the still-booming Silicon Valley, interaction and user-experience designers have been added to the mix, but those aren’t the only opportunities for design thinkers. Even graduates of non-traditional programs can embark on exciting design careers. To wit, here are five disciplines that didn’t even exist at IDEO a few years ago. Continue reading 5 New Design Careers for the 21st Century
Kayleen Hong wrote in The next web that the popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has joined the wearables fray as it unveiled today its very first wearable device, a fitness band for only CNY79 ($13).
The Mi Band features sensors for tracking various health metrics and can even act as an alarm clock, it can last 30 days on a full charge, and is waterproof with an IP67 standard.
Another nifty feature is that the Mi Band can even unlock a Xiaomi smartphone, eliminating the inconvenience of having to key in your password multiple times a day.
We think the wearable is the trend in production, we haven’t seen much of any Googling device as was predicted, maybe they will just move to wearable lens for retina diplay?? who knows
The 2nd Richest man on Earth Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week, and here is the catch: 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75. Continue reading Carlos Slim is suggesting: 3-day work week is enough
Markus Wohlsen wrote in Wired that Facebook started testing a “Buy” button inside the News Feed posts and ads that turn up on the world’s most popular social network, letting users instantly pay for goods and services from other merchants without leaving Facebook. The button provides an added level of convenience for those who spend so much of their time on Facebook already, and it marks the beginning of a new stage in the company’s evolution into a significant money-making machine. Continue reading Facebook heading to be the next Amazon
According to VentureBeat some heat is rising in the Russian online travel market