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YouTube For Books Puts Literary Spin On Social Networking - PSFK

YouTube For Books Puts Literary Spin On Social Networking - PSFK | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Catering to a community of millions, Wattpad is all about getting writers and their stories online.
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New FAA doc forbids drones from delivering Amazon packages, beer, & flowers

New FAA doc forbids drones from delivering Amazon packages, beer, & flowers | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Above: Not today, Amazon.Image Credit: AmazonHas the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rendered a new decision about Amazon’s planned drone delivery service?
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Welcome to 1984? Google acquires home security camera company Dropcam

Welcome to 1984? Google acquires home security camera company Dropcam | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Google is moving quickly to establish a foothold in your home: After acquiring Nest Labs, it's now acquiring Dropcam -- a startup that makes cloud-based security cameras for your home -- for $555 million in cash.
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How Much Is Your Face Worth? This Camera Lets You Put A Price On It

How Much Is Your Face Worth? This Camera Lets You Put A Price On It | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
What if Facebooks facial recognition technology hit the free market and your image was a commodity?
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Google Is Putting $50 Million Toward Getting Girls to Code

Google Is Putting $50 Million Toward Getting Girls to Code | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Mindy Kaling and Chelsea Clinton want high school girls to embrace computer science.
The two women were on hand at a Google event in New York City on Thursday called Made With Code.
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Wanted: Egyptian Police on the Hunt for Sophisticated Surveillance Tool

Wanted: Egyptian Police on the Hunt for Sophisticated Surveillance Tool | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Egyptian police are looking to develop social media-monitoring software that experts say would be the first to understand multiple forms of written Arabic, and allow government officials to profile any user.
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The Inbound Growth Hacking Bible

The Inbound Growth Hacking Bible | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
As a term, growth hacking has been around since 2010, when Sean Ellis of Dropbox fame bemoaned the fact that he cannot easily find a suitable successor when he moves on from a project since there was

Via Pantelis Chiotellis, Andre Bartholomeu Fernandes, Debora Grassi
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A biblía do Inbound Growth Hacking.

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Scientists Teach Computers the Difference Between Forward and Reverse – In Life

Scientists Teach Computers the Difference Between Forward and Reverse – In Life | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
You may not know if a video is playing forwards or backwards, but new software algorithms do.
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Innovation Contests With Cash Prizes Attract More 'Average Joes' - Wall Street Journal

Innovation Contests With Cash Prizes Attract More 'Average Joes' - Wall Street Journal | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation Contests With Cash Prizes Attract More 'Average Joes' Wall Street Journal "The big takeaway is that challenges and prizes are no longer an exotic innovation strategy, but rather they are becoming mainstream," said Jesse Goldhammer,...
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@WalmartLabs Grabs Its First “Silicon Alley” Startup With Acquisition Of Fashion App Stylr

@WalmartLabs Grabs Its First “Silicon Alley” Startup With Acquisition Of Fashion App Stylr | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
@WalmartLabs, the retailer's Silicon Valley-based R&D and innovation center, is today announcing its 13th acquisition - and its first from New York's..
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Did We Hit Our Innovation Peak in 1970? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Did We Hit Our Innovation Peak in 1970? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Did We Hit Our Innovation Peak in 1970? Wall Street Journal (blog) Some people think so—although how innovation is measured can be very subjective, if not downright idiosyncratic. Some experts count patents.
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Every Button On This Touch Screen Is Actually A Tiny Robot

Every Button On This Touch Screen Is Actually A Tiny Robot | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Robots function as hooks, knobs, and more in this desktop interface from Brooklyn-based Patten Studio.
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Facial recognition - coming soon to a shopping mall near you

Facial recognition - coming soon to a shopping mall near you | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Forget monitoring customers' smartphones. Technology giant NEC's Hong Kong branch is promoting a small, "easy to install" appliance which will enable businesses to monitor their customers based on ...
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Google Owns a Satellite Now

Google Owns a Satellite Now | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
To understand the behemoth’s $500 million purchase of Skybox Imaging, don’t look to the sky. The clouds will do just fine.
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Interesting analysis of Google's Skybox acquisition.
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Smart Sensor Laden Mouthguard Warns of Potential Concussions

Smart Sensor Laden Mouthguard Warns of Potential Concussions | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
A multiple exposure shows the effect of an impact to the top of the helmet in a laboratory experiment.
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Bill Maris, the Man Behind Google Ventures, Wants to Redefine Silicon Valley Economics

Bill Maris, the Man Behind Google Ventures, Wants to Redefine Silicon Valley Economics | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
How do you pick a winner? Carefully.
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Is Disruption Dead?

Is Disruption Dead? | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Disruption does not mean that we need to kill all sacred cows, just that we need to constantly reconsider our devotion to them.
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2 tech firms shun inside Defense game

2 tech firms shun inside Defense game | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
SpaceX and Palantir came to Washington expecting a receptive audience for what they presented as game-changing new products. Instead, the California companies have become mired in Capitol Hill drama.
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Google makes a bet on 5G wireless with Alpental buy

Google makes a bet on 5G wireless with Alpental buy | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Image Credit: Kristina Alexanderson/FlickrHow can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat's 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco.
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Riot control drone armed with paintballs and pepper spray hits market

Riot control drone armed with paintballs and pepper spray hits market | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
RT Riot control drone armed with paintballs and pepper spray hits market RT Desert Wolf, based in Pretoria, has begun selling its Skunk Riot Control Copter, a drone it says “is designed to control unruly crowds without endangering the lives of the...
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This Device Measures Your Breathing to See If You're Stressed Out

This Device Measures Your Breathing to See If You're Stressed Out | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Is that big interview stressing you out? A new wearable may be able to tell you how to fix that. Spire is a device that measures your breathing rhythms to deduce stress levels, its website says.
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What to Think, Ep. 9: Building a Minimum Viable City

What to Think, Ep. 9: Building a Minimum Viable City | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Image Credit: J. O'Dell / VentureBeatIn this episode, VentureBeat’s Dylan Tweney and Jordan Novet talk with Jay Nath, the chief innovation officer for the city of San Francisco, about the ways that the city is embracing the “lean startup”...
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Dropbox acquires stealthy data analytics startup Parastructure

Dropbox acquires stealthy data analytics startup Parastructure | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Dropbox has acquired Parastructure, a stealthy startup that devised software for analyzing companies’ data, VentureBeat has confirmed.
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Michael Specter: Can Neuroscientists Rewrite Our Traumatic Memories?

Michael Specter: Can Neuroscientists Rewrite Our Traumatic Memories? | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Daniela Schiller and a growing number of neuroscience colleagues have an ambitious goal: to find a way to rewrite our darkest memories. “Fear takes over the lives of so many people. And there is not enough that we can do about it,” she said.
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Samsung Patent Reveals work on new Smart Bangle Wearable Device - Patently Apple

Samsung Patent Reveals work on new Smart Bangle Wearable Device - Patently Apple | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
Samsung Patent Reveals work on new Smart Bangle Wearable Device
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Samsung has thus far introduced wearable computers under the smartwatch category which they branded as Gear and Gear 2.
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FAA approves the first commercial drone

FAA approves the first commercial drone | Disruptive Innovation | Scoop.it
The Federal Aviation Administration approved the first commercial-grade drone for flight over land today, thus beginning the eventual reality where drones are about as common as helicopters and del...
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