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  • Inboard Technology raises $8 million to be the Tesla of electric skateboards

    Inboard Technology raises $8 million to be the Tesla of electric skateboards

    If you’re a company working on an electric skateboard that’s already raised nearly $500,000 on Kickstarter and slayed the Shark Tank sharks what do you do for an encore? The answer, at least for Inboard Technology, is to go out and raise $8 million in a new round of venture funding to become the Tesla of skateboards. Read More

  • Relax surfers, Dorsal’s crowdsourced shark reporting app is now available in the USA

    Relax surfers, Dorsal’s crowdsourced shark reporting app is now available in the USA

    Dorsal is a mobile app that lets anyone who sees a shark in the ocean file a report (complete with geolocation). The same app can also provide alerts for sightings. Sort of the “Waze of shark spotting”, this app and crowdsourced ecosystem aims to arm beachgoers, surfers and other water recreationists with the latest, verified reports of shark sightings before they get into the water. Read More

  • Threats To Google Fiber Crunch Network

    Threats To Google Fiber

    What’s the greatest threat to the Internet? Did you say the elimination of net neutrality? What about SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act? Or the Protect IP Act (PIPA)? The fact of the matter is that the greatest threat to the Internet doesn’t come from any kind of government agency. So again, what’s the greatest threat to the Internet? Sharks. Read More

  • UN agency doesn't rule out sabotage in undersea cable outages

    Maybe it was sabotage? Hmmmmmm The International Telecommunications Union, a UN organization, has not ruled out sabotage as the cause of some of those undersea cable outages that plagued the Middle East a few weeks ago. The official explanation—that a ship’s anchor did the damage—apparently can only explain one outage. Essentially, the ITU doesn’t want to rule anything… Read More