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The top 7 startups from Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day 1

Autonomous cargo shipping, voice games and a camera that fits in a catheter were amongst the most impressive startups that launched yesterday at the Y Combinator Winter 2018 Demo Day 1. You can read a

Universe, an Instagram for building mobile websites, nabs funding from YC

As social media sites grow more massive and all-encompassing, one startup is looking to bring back the friendly customization of Myspace to a new generation of users looking to define their online pr

Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

The business of platforms for developing websites and publishing online is a crowded one, with established players competing against newer entrants. Now make way for another one: Universe, a startup t

ET is that you? Astronomers detect intriguing signal 95 light-years away

Are we alone in the universe? An international group of astronomers has detected an interesting radio signal spike, one that could possibly be of alien origin, from a star system located 95 light-yea

OtterBox’s new case offers a battery, speakers, Square reader and other swappable functionality

I spotted an OtterBox case on the train ride in this morning that more or less confirmed my feelings about the company’s products: big, bulky and protective. Swaddling one’s phone in an OtterBox c

Fantastic European Space Agency photo shows light from the time of the Big Bang

Oh, the joy this photo brings me. It was taken by the European Space Agency’s Planck telescope over the period of a year, and it shows, among other treasures, some of the oldest light in the uni

NASA to send a probe to the Sun, what will it find?

I wonder which job is tougher; blogging or designing “a heat-resistant spacecraft designed to plunge deep into the sun’s atmosphere where it can sample solar wind and magnetism first hand.” One

World's most powerful laser developed in Texas

Straight out of the University of Texas at Austin comes the world’s most powerful laser. I just assumed that most lasers were very powerful, but apparently the great state of Texas has the best