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Published: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:44:11 GMT

Last Build Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:44:11 GMT

 



Immersive dream adventures for hospitalized children

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:40:29 GMT

(image) As part of St Jude Dream Adventures, kids at the research hospital can experience real-time, immersive travel adventures remotely.

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In Japan, an artificial intelligence has been appointed creative director

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:35:18 GMT

(image) AI-CD β is a robot that is being treated as an actual employee in an ad agency.

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In Thailand, motorcycles are an unlikely mosquito repellent

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:30:55 GMT

(image) MotoRepellent is a device that fits onto the back of motorbikes, which could repel mosquito populations from entire cities.

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App crowdsources fellow travelers for long journeys

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:00:06 GMT

(image) Skedaddle lets users crowdsource journeys in luxury cars for intercity and out-of-town trips.

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What your future self can teach you

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:00:24 GMT

(image) The 'future you' can help you be wealthier, healthier, and more generous in the present

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Platform reduces coding’s carbon footprint

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:40:33 GMT

(image) Greenspector improves the efficiency of code to reduce the energy consumption of mobile devices, data centers, and other hardware.

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Crowdfunding real estate down payments from the community

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:30:47 GMT

(image) Landed helps buyers crowdfund their deposit from neighbors, bosses, and colleagues, who receive equity on their first home in exchange.

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Wearable microchip uses ultra-thin cables to make design seamless

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:20:11 GMT

(image) KeKePad is a wearable microchip that enables simple incorporation of wearable technology into clothes designs.

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Platform automates job applicant verification

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:00:36 GMT

(image) Verified Resources is a startup that automates the prospective employee verification process.

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Safer taxis via female-only Uber

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:23:41 GMT

(image) Chariot for Women will only employ stringently background-checked female drivers and only serve women, trans women, and children under 13.

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Where Are They Now?: The Shoe That Grows

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:13:04 GMT

(image) We talk to Kenton Lee, founder of The Shoe That Grows.

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Thermal billboard can detect a fever

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:45:43 GMT

(image) The Theraflu Thermoscanner takes a selfie of passers-by, so they can determine whether or not they have a fever.

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Navigation app red-zones high crime areas

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:40:39 GMT

(image) RedZone is a navigation app that will help anyone stay safe in a new city by providing location-based crime data in real time.

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App splits restaurant bill to rectify pay gap

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:35:52 GMT

(image) EquiTable uses government data to split bills using "affirmative fractions" — determining how much each diner should pay depending on their race and sex.

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Anonymous social media lets users create different personas

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:40:19 GMT

(image) Galaxia is a private social media app where users create multiple personas for different groups and profiles.

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Second screen app makes TV marathons social

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:30:14 GMT

(image) Bingee is a dedicated second screen experience that enables viewers binge-watch their favorite TV shows in unison with friends.

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Curated care packages for friends in need

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:20:12 GMT

(image) Pick Me Up Parcels and Positivity Pack both enable thoughtful users to order care packages that help friends de-stress and unwind.

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Open platform for downloadable electronics parts

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:00:23 GMT

(image) SnapEDA is an open platform lets users download design files of electronic components for free.

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Fitness trackers and scales for the mobility-impaired

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:30:11 GMT

(image) Researchers at The University of Pittsburgh are adapting tracking and weighing technology for use by the mobility-impaired.

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Interactive map links to destination videos for visitors

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:25:07 GMT

(image) TripGlimpse is enabling tourists to preview their destination via an interactive map and curated video footage.

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