• Virtual Reality, The Empathy Machine
  • NBC’s 10-Hour Super Bowl Live Stream Begins Now

    NBC’s 10-Hour Super Bowl Live Stream Begins Now

    As we reported weeks ago, NBC is bringing the Super Bowl to the internet for free offering a live stream of the big game today starting at noon ET. This isn’t the first time that NBC has streamed the big game, but it is the first time that the whole game (from pre-game, to the game itself, to half-time and beyond) will be streamed start to finish on the internet. Also, users… Read More

  • PayPal And Dunnhumby Put $1.2m Into Pulsate, A Location Marketing Startup

    PayPal And Dunnhumby Put $1.2m Into Pulsate, A Location Marketing Startup

    Pulsate, a startup with a platform to deliver content for brands based on a user’s location and preferences, has raised $1.2 million in funding from PayPal and Dunnhumby (the customer science company). The money will be used to expand the platform and service customers. Menlo Park-based Pulsate is a so-called “end-to-end context marketing” platform. Brands use it to surface… Read More

  • Follow The Data Down The Rabbit Hole

    Follow The Data Down The Rabbit Hole

    When it comes to analyzing big data, often we are urged to “follow the data,” “unlock its secrets,” analyze it and expect obscure truths to finally be revealed. While this is essentially true, data can tell many tales, and the way analytics are used nowadays, those tales greatly differ, depending on the human minds that interpret them. Read More

  • Milk Nanny Automatically Makes A Refreshing Bottle Of Formula For Baby

    Milk Nanny Automatically Makes A Refreshing Bottle Of Formula For Baby

    As a parent I understand that gadgets like the Milk Nanny will be forgotten – like the Diaper Genie and the no-pacifier rule – five months into the severe sleep-deprivation experiment that is parenthood. As a gadget freak, however, I do think it’s pretty cool. It’s a simple device. The system holds an amount of formula and water. When you need formula you simply press… Read More

  • Hockey And Big Data

    Hockey And Big Data

    Hockey is a naturally aggressive sport, and the casual fan has learned to associate it with violence, the kind that makes the daily sports highlight segment on the news. But like other sports, there are subtle nuances to the game that are lost in between the bare-knuckle brawls and bone-jarring hits. Hockey is the ultimate team sport in the regard that players are more than willing to… Read More

  • How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

    How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

    Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you for years until it was time to sell you another car. The Internet of Things is changing all that. The IoT-enabled “connected car” turns the vehicle itself into a hub for an entire ecosystem of connected services that offer consumers a wealth of benefits including enhanced safety and… Read More

  • The Ongoing Quest For The ‘Brain’ Chip
  • The PERI Duo Battery Case Does Double Duty As A Wi-Fi Speaker

    The PERI Duo Battery Case Does Double Duty As A Wi-Fi Speaker

    The PERI Duo is an iPhone battery case for the frequent entertainer — those who go out with friends and find that they’re the one stuck hooking their phone up to a speaker and doing some impromptu DJing. Read More

  • Smarking Drives Big Data To Parking Industry

    Smarking Drives Big Data To Parking Industry

    Y Combinator-backed Smarking found a technology gap in parking industry, and the three founders decided to fill it with a smart parking solution. Designed for parking garages, the Smarking service, makes use of big data, analytics and the cloud, to help parking managers maximize pricing and availability based on usage patterns and other factors that could affect demand like weather… Read More

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