VenturePlus
94 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Design Thinking 101

What is design thinking and why should you care? History and background plus a quick overview and visualization of 6 phases of the design thinking process.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Odds of a perfect NCAA Basketball Bracket - DePaul Expert, Professor Jeff Bergen - YouTube

Getting ready for your office pool? DePaul Professor Jeff Bergen has the formula that can tell you your odds of filling out a perfect NCAA Baskeball Tourname...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charlie Keum from 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)...
Scoop.it!

A Google Glass app for instant medical diagnostics (w/video)

A Google Glass app for instant medical diagnostics (w/video) | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
The integration of consumer electronics with advanced imaging and analytical platforms holds great promises for medical point-of-care diagnostics and environmental rapid field testing for pollutants and viruses. A recent example is a Google Glass application and a server platform for instant, wireless diagnostic testing of a variety of health conditions and diseases. This technology allows Google Glass wearers to use the hands-free camera on the device to send images of diagnostic tests that screen for conditions such as HIV or prostate cancer.



Via Gust MEES
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

The 'CIO as a Venture Capitalist' Among Top 10 Deloitte Tech Trends

The 'CIO as a Venture Capitalist' Among Top 10 Deloitte Tech Trends | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Consulting firm Deloitte has published its top 10 business technology trends, which include business wearables, industrialised crowdsourcing and the "CIO as a venture capitalist." (The 'CIO as a Venture Capitalist' Among Top 10 Deloitte Tech...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood - Wired Science

This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood - Wired Science | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford and founded a company called Theranos with her tuition money. Now, instead of vials of blood, Theranos requires only a pinprick and a drop of blood. With that they can perform hundreds of tests, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

SocialRank helps you find your most valuable Twitter followers

SocialRank helps you find your most valuable Twitter followers | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Nearly two months ago, Alex Taub and Michael Schonfeld bid Dwolla farewell and set off to start their own company called Modern MAST. At the time, they said that the new venture would ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

A CEO’s guide to innovation in China | McKinsey...

A CEO’s guide to innovation in China | McKinsey... | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Dynamic domestic players and focused multinationals are helping China churn out a growing number of innovative products and services. Intensifying competition lies ahead; here’s a road map for navigating it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Smart fridge, check. Smart thermostat, check. Your water heater is next

Smart fridge, check. Smart thermostat, check. Your water heater is next | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
ISI Technology, a startup that's developed a connected water heater, has just raised $2 million in seed funding.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $16 billion - The Next Web

Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $16 billion - The Next Web | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Facebook has announced the acquisition of mobile messenger WhatsApp for $16 billion. The deal includes $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook shares a
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Apple held secret meeting with Tesla: San Francisco Chronicle

Apple held secret meeting with Tesla: San Francisco Chronicle | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Apple Inc. executive Adrian Perica met with Tesla Motors Inc.'s Chief Executive Elon Musk in Cupertino, Calif., last year when speculation abounded that the iPhone maker could make bid for the electric car maker, The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Kliping's Tribute to the Three Downhill Ladies in #Sochi - Kliping

Kliping's Tribute to the Three Downhill Ladies in #Sochi - Kliping | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Kliping prepared a social overview of the three downhill medal winners in the Sochi Olympic Games.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

A Glimpse At The Mind-Reading Office Of The Future

A Glimpse At The Mind-Reading Office Of The Future | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
The debate over open floor plans is so last year. The office of the future is all about digital infrastructure and interactive design.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

The Connected TV Landscape: Why Smart TVs And Streaming Gadgets Are Conquering The Living Room

The Connected TV Landscape: Why Smart TVs And Streaming Gadgets Are Conquering The Living Room | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
By 2018, there will be 759 million households with TVs connected to the Internet.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

An Oculus Rift Hack That Lets You Draw in 3-D | Design | WIRED

An Oculus Rift Hack That Lets You Draw in 3-D | Design | WIRED | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
This high-tech sketchpad, looks a bit like a prop from Tron with an etched grid made of transparent plastic and a sternly rectilinear user interface panel, but its goal is to make augmented reality feel as organic as sketching in a notebook.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

How Facebook and Twitter built the best employee training programs in Silicon Valley

How Facebook and Twitter built the best employee training programs in Silicon Valley | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Training employees and managers is essential at any company but particularly for startups. Yet many avoid it because it seems too hard or expensive. "A lot of companies think their employees are so smart that they require no training," Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz writes in his recent book. "That's silly." Horowitz told Quartz that two...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Charlie Keum from Raspberry Pi
Scoop.it!

Gamebuino: A Handheld Arduino Gaming Console Ready for Prime Time

Gamebuino: A Handheld Arduino Gaming Console Ready for Prime Time | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
[Rodot] wrote in to tell us about the Gamebuino, a very nicely designed and easily reproducible version of his handheld Arduino gaming console. We originally featured [Rodot's] Arduino based gaming console over a year ago.

Via F. Thunus
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Amazon may launch an Amazon Prime Music streaming service - VentureBeat

Amazon may launch an Amazon Prime Music streaming service - VentureBeat | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Amazon may launch an Amazon Prime Music streaming service VentureBeat Re/code's sources indicate that Amazon is having difficulty reaching a licensing agreement because it's asking music labels for the same special (aka lower) pricing offered to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

The Google for mobile apps: Quixey's new search tech can discover data within apps

The Google for mobile apps: Quixey's new search tech can discover data within apps | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Google tamed the Wild West of the web in the '90s -- and Quixey aims to do that for mobile apps today. The company has raised more than $74 million for its natural language search tech for finding ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Research: Serial Entrepreneurs Aren't Any More Likely to Succeed

Research: Serial Entrepreneurs Aren't Any More Likely to Succeed | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
And failure shouldn't be seen as a rite of passage.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Google will explore bringing Fiber to 34 new cities including Portland and Atlanta

Google will explore bringing Fiber to 34 new cities including Portland and Atlanta | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Google just announced that it's invited cities in nine metro areas across the US to explore "what it would take" to bring its Google Fiber gigabit internet service to more locations. "People are...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

How Things Change | TechCrunch

How Things Change | TechCrunch | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Four years ago, Brian Acton was looking for a job. His job at Yahoo, where he'd filled many engineering roles over 11 years, had come to an end. He was..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

How Twitter Plans To Get More Users - ReadWrite

How Twitter Plans To Get More Users - ReadWrite | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
ReadWrite How Twitter Plans To Get More Users ReadWrite To appeal to a larger audience and retain the users it already has, the microblogging service is already planning ways to make it easier for people to find and follow specific topics and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Japan's Rakuten buys chat app Viber for $900 million to expand digital empire - Reuters

Japan's Rakuten buys chat app Viber for $900 million to expand digital empire - Reuters | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
NDTV Japan's Rakuten buys chat app Viber for $900 million to expand digital empire Reuters Its chief executive Marco told the same media conference Rakuten's acquisition would help his company become a platform for digital content, not just a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Stripe: Accept Payments in 139 Currencies - The Next Web

Stripe: Accept Payments in 139 Currencies - The Next Web | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Stripe: Accept Payments in 139 Currencies
The Next Web
We knew it was coming, but Stripe, the fast-growing Web payment enabler, has announced that businesses can now accept payments in 139 currencies – which is 135 more than what was possible before.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Charlie Keum
Scoop.it!

Klout reportedly to be acquired by social marketing ... - The Next Web

Klout reportedly to be acquired by social marketing ... - The Next Web | VenturePlus | Scoop.it
Klout is reportedly being acquired by the social marketing company Lithium Technologies. Sources tell Re/code that the deal is in the “low nine figures” for the company that help tells users how influential they are.
more...
No comment yet.