• iUNU aims to build cameras on rails for growers to keep track of their crop health

    iUNU aims to build cameras on rails for growers to keep track of their crop health

    You’ve probably spent a lot of time keeping track of your plants and all the minor details, like the coloration of the leaves, in order to make sure they’re healthy — but for professional growers in greenhouses, this means keeping track of thousands of plants all at once. That can get out of hand really quickly as it could involve just walking through a greenhouse with an… Read More

  • The history of innovation in recruitment technology and services Crunch Network

    The history of innovation in recruitment technology and services

    2016 is a watershed moment for the recruitment industry. LinkedIn and Monster are being acquired, and CareerBuilder is for sale — three of the highest-profile tech companies in the space. Microsoft is making a grand entrance, while cashed-up incumbents watch closely from the sidelines. The ripples will span the entire industry. How will it impact you? Read More

  • Greenhouse Raises $7.5M To Engineer How Startups Recruit…Engineers

    Greenhouse Raises $7.5M To Engineer How Startups Recruit…Engineers

    Uber, Pinterest, Snapchat and BuzzFeed all share a not-so-secret weapon in the talent wars: Greenhouse. The recruitment optimization SaaS turns hiring into a science, and guides them through where to source job candidates, what to ask interviews, how to score responses. Now Greenhouse has raised a $7.5 million series A led by Social+Capital Partnership to sell the answers to those questions… Read More

  • Greenhouse Raises $2.7M To Make Recruiting A Science For Hyper-Growth Startups Like Airbnb

    Greenhouse Raises $2.7M To Make Recruiting A Science For Hyper-Growth Startups Like Airbnb

    “Recruiting is our top priority,” most serious startups say, yet they’re terrible at it. Ad-hoc interviews, jumbled notes. But Greenhouse turns the messy hiring process into a well-oiled machine for fast-growing startups like Airbnb, Upworthy, and General Assembly. After nearly two years of quietly perfecting its software, today it raised $2.7 million to disrupt Jobvite and… Read More

  • Winnie The Pooh, Stitch, Alien: Super-cute digital photo frames

    Tokyo-based gadget maker Greenhouse announced [JP] three super-cute, Disney-themed digital photo frames today, the GH-DF35TV. Buyers can choose between three characters: Winnie The Pooh, Stitch or Little Green Man (one of those green, three-eyed aliens from Toy Story 1 and 2). Read More

  • USB 3.0-compatible PCI Express interface card

    USB 3.0 is just around the corner, with us having reported about more and more compatible devices in the last few months. And today, Tokyo-based Greenhouse, usually a reliable maker of crap gadgets, announced [JP] a USB 3.0-compatible PCI Express interface card. Read More

  • Fast food and donut USB sticks

    Tokyo-based crap accessory maker Greenhouse has given us a plethora of gadgets that basically make no sense over the last months, and these new USB memory sticks don’t look to be different. Much like the cork- and light bulb-shaped USB sticks Greenhouse released not too long ago, they don’t offer anything special technically. Read More

  • Cork USB stick and light bulb USB stick

    I don’t know what it is about Japan and USB, but Nippon just keeps on churning out USB-powered crap gadgets. Thanko is one of the Tokyo-based companies responsible for this phenomenon, the other is Greenhouse. And Greenhouse announced not one but two silly USB gadgets, memory sticks to be more exact in the last 48 hours: One is shaped like a cork [JP], the other like a mini light bulb [JP]. Read More

  • Japanese company sells "women-only" video camera

    Japan-based electronics maker Greenhouse has announced the GHV-DV30HDLXW/P [JP] today, a video camera specifically designed for women. The device is available in two colors, white and (the inevitable) pink. Buyers will also get a cute pouch that fits the color of the camera. Read More

  • Now in more colors: Pig-shaped earphones

    Some Japanese gadget freaks do have a penchant for weird earphones, that’s for sure, meaning these things actually seem to sell. I doubt that otherwise, Tokyo-based accessory maker Greenhouse would have updated the buta (piggy) earphones they gave us in June 2008. It’s not a technical update but the same earphones are available in purple and orange now (see the picture above). Read More

  • One computer screen isn't enough? Get this USB-powered secondary display

    I am not really sure who’d need a secondary display of this size, but Japanese gadget maker Greenhouse is offering a 7-inch screen [JP] that can be connected to your Mac or Windows PC via USB 2.0. The display features a decent 800 x 480 resolution (WVGA), 500:1 contrast ratio and 25ms response time. Read More

  • Another whacky USB gadget from Japan: Mini beach sandals and surf board memory cards

    I don’t know what made Tokyo-based tech company Greenhouse announce (or even produce) these gadgets in early April but they did anyway. For some reason, the company will start selling USB memory cards shaped like beach sandals and surf boards later this month. Read More

  • Kana micro: New, cute and inexpensive DAPs from Greenhouse

    Greenhouse in Japan will start selling the Kana Micro, nothing-special-but-cute mini DAPs [JP] from the beginning of next month (ask this shop if they offer the players anytime soon for Non-Japanese people). Read More

  • Where to put all this CO2? Store it underground, Japan says

    In a move to curb global warming, the Japanese government today announced a number of measures to implemented in the next years. It decided to put into practice a technology aimed at storing CO2 underground. The country hopes to cut CO2 collection costs from the current $39 per ton to $19 by the 2020s through the so-called ‘‘carbon dioxide capture and storage’’ method. Read More

  • Japanese company sells male-only combat cookies to fight obesity

    Japanese health and beauty care company Greenhouse [JP] offers a special kind of cookies that are supposedly able to support men who are on a diet. The so-called Otoko no kanpan – Sentou Ryoushoku [JP] (Men’s Crackers – Battle Provisions) come in boxes holding 500 grams of the cookies in 20 bags. Wheat flour, sugar, black sesame, seaweed powder and pumpkin paste are the… Read More

  • Miniature greenhouse takes up yet another USB port

    Sigh. Well, it’s off to my local electronics store to purchase another USB hub. I’m honestly running out of ports (and desk space) for all of these wonderful gadgets. I mean, I’ve got my USB ionizer, my hand-warming USB mouse, my vacuum cleaner USB mouse, my USB sheep lamp, my USB wine spout, and my USB coffee warmer, hub, and clock. I’m going to need another port for… Read More

  • Eneplug: Colorful 3-pack of USB chargers ships in May

    I absolutely love gadgets that charge via USB. I have sort of a “home base” where I write from, and there’s a powered USB hub where I can charge up my phone, iPod, whatever I need. GREENHOUSE has a new device called the Eneplug. It’s basically a small standard duplex power to USB power adapter in a small form factor in “fun” colors. I have similar adapters… Read More