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AirHelp Makes Airlines Pay When They Screw You Up

AirHelp Makes Airlines Pay When They Screw You Up

Airlines have a tendency to screw with their passengers in a whole lot of ways. AirHelp is a company that aims to help you get compensated if the airline has indeed screwed with you or your schedule.

By On March 6, 2014 Respond
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KickStarter Reaches The Milestone Of $1 Billion In Pledges

KickStarter Reaches The Milestone Of $1 Billion In Pledges

KickStarter, launched five years ago, has become a synonym for online funds crowdsourcing. The company has now reached the milestone of having crossed the $1 billion mark in pledges.

By On March 4, 2014 Respond
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Paul Graham Steps Down From Lead Position At Y Combinator

Paul Graham Steps Down From Lead Position At Y Combinator

Y Combinator is a startup incubator of sorts which has successfully propped up companies like Airbnb and Dropbox. Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator who had been leading it until now, is stepping down. He will be replaced by Sam Altman.

By On February 22, 2014 Respond
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Fin: Make Your Palm Like A Numeric Keypad And Gesture Interface With Wearable Ring

Fin: Make Your Palm Like A Numeric Keypad And Gesture Interface With Wearable Ring

There are many people who look for such a technology that will allow them to control things with simple swipe and tap. And that’s the moment they can think of Fin, a real life trendy gadget which you can wear on the thumb and make your whole palm as a digital touch interface.

By On February 12, 2014 Respond
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Asia’s Richest Man Decides To Invest In BitPay

Asia’s Richest Man Decides To Invest In BitPay

For one whole month, the Bitcoin community has been getting one bad news after another. Here are finally some good news: Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, has decided to invest in Bitpay, a service that uses Bitcoin.

By On December 28, 2013 Respond
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Ambro: A Perfect Drinkable Organic Meal That Fulfills Daily Nutrition

Ambro: A Perfect Drinkable Organic Meal That Fulfills Daily Nutrition

Nutrition plays a major role in our health and well-being. But due to many reasons, it’s not possible to have healthy foods all the time. Keeping that in mind, Finland based food startup Ambro has made a drinkable organic meal called Ambro that can be prepared in 2 minutes and fulfills daily nutrition.

By On December 27, 2013 Respond
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Thylacine: A Modular, Customizable Sleeping Bag That Can Be Used In Any Season

Thylacine: A Modular, Customizable Sleeping Bag That Can Be Used In Any Season

Sleeping bags are made based on season. That means, you can’t use one sleeping bag for all seasons. But now, a new fully customizable sleeping bag named Thylacine is being made that can be used in all seasons.

By On December 20, 2013 Respond
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Rural Studio Aims To Provide House Along With Ownership For $20000

Rural Studio Aims To Provide House Along With Ownership For $20000

Now a days, owning a house has become costly. But Rural Studio, an off-campus design-build program of Auburn University, aims to make house ownership more affordable by offering an amount of US$20,000 along with a safe and attractive modern property.

By On November 28, 2013 Respond
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The Wedg Is Your Very Own Private Email Server And Cloud Storage

The Wedg Is Your Very Own Private Email Server And Cloud Storage

There was a time when email services offered by popular big-wigs such as Gmail were considered secure. Gone are those days and today virtually every popular email service is prone to countless exploits and vulnerabilities. The Wedg is an Indiegogo campaign offering a very private email server that fits nicely on your desk.

By On November 20, 2013 Respond
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LifeDisc Is An Impressive CrowdFunded Frisbee-Shaped Survival Kit

LifeDisc Is An Impressive CrowdFunded Frisbee-Shaped Survival Kit

Most survival kits are all about packing the bare essentials for an emergency situation out in the wild. LifeDisc is a new frisbee-shaped survival kit that takes a different approach. The highlights of this kit include a somewhat advanced fishing gear, a shatter-proof mirror to signal rescuers and many other unique features.

By On November 17, 2013 Respond
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QU-BD One Up Is The First Ever Sub-$200 3D Printer

QU-BD One Up Is The First Ever Sub-$200 3D Printer

3D printers have become increasingly popular over the past few years. However, most of the currently available 3D printers are fairly expensive and out of reach for the average consumer. A new 3D printer called QU-BD One Up aims to change this. Offering high quality 3D printing, this nifty printer costs a mere $199.

By On November 13, 2013 Respond
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Leanplum Released, A/B Testing For Mobile Apps Made Easy

Leanplum Released, A/B Testing For Mobile Apps Made Easy

Mobile A/B testing platform Leanplum released to public, now offer a free account for app developer. Read details to know more about them.

By On November 6, 2013 Respond
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Hydroflex Develops ‘Honeycomb’, A Skateboard Made Of Foam, Fiber And Resin

Hydroflex Develops ‘Honeycomb’, A Skateboard Made Of Foam, Fiber And Resin

Most of the skateboards that we see now a days are made of wood. But Hydroflex has made such skateboards that are made of foam, fiber and resin. In fact, the skateboards are called the most advanced skateboards on the planet.

By On November 2, 2013 Respond
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Freelancer.com Decides To Go Public, Files For $14.2 Million IPO

Freelancer.com Decides To Go Public, Files For $14.2 Million IPO

In the recent past, we have seen a number of tech companies go public. Freelancer, the popular jobs marketplace online, has decided to join the fray. The company has now filed for a $14.2 million IPO, hoping to offer $0.50 AUD shares to the public.

By On October 14, 2013 Respond
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Homeless Man Learns Coding, Launches His Own Mobile App

Homeless Man Learns Coding, Launches His Own Mobile App

Patrick McConlogue of Medium created a lot of headlines a while ago when he decided to give coding lessons to a homeless man. McConlogue decided to give Leo one-hour coding lessons for eight weeks. At the end of these lessons, Leo is doing so well that he is about launch his very first mobile app.

By On October 14, 2013 Respond
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