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KTH, The MIT of Stockholm, Produced These Three Mind-Blowing Startups

KTH is known as the MIT of Stockholm. And Stockholm lags only Silicon Valley in the number of unicorns — companies worth at least $1 billion — per capita.(Photo credit: Getty Images) Three KTH companies – Mano Motion, a maker of software that enables smartphone cameras to capture 3D- hand gestures whose CEO is a serial entrepreneur; Greenely, an app …

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‘Mixed reality’ emerges as new growth area for Orlando firm

An Orlando tech company that builds virtual reality-based training systems has made a push into a fast-growing field that combines the technology with augmented reality. Known as “mixed reality,” it allows two people wearing headsets in different real-world locations to work “alongside” one another in the same virtual world, seeing the same images and in the same settings. The technology …

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Fitbit Ionic Review: Next-Gen Fitness Smartwatch, Last-Gen Looks

Fitbit Ionic, with great battery life, sleep insights, mobile payments and a full slate of features coming with software updates, Fitbit’s new smartwatch almost has it all. Fitbit’s first smartwatch-like device, the Blaze, wasn’t well-received. It lacked style, had no apps and required a smartphone for even the most basic functionality, like GPS. So Fitbit went back to the drawing …

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Croatia to subsidize electric cars

Electric cars: the Government of Croatia is planning to restore subsidies for the purchase of electric car as of the year 2018. In 2014 and 2015, Croatia subsidized the purchase of both electric and hybrid cars, with a total of 6.6 million Euros for the purchase of 1,428 cars and investing another 4 million Euros in infrastructure. The government expects to allocate 11 million …

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Apple Watch 3: News, new features, and rumors

The Apple Watch is the best-selling smartwatch ever released, but there’s always room for improvement. The Apple Watch Series 2 tweaked the Apple Watch Series 1 for the better in a few key areas, but wait for the Apple Watch 3 — likely to be unveiled during a packed fall event on Sept. 12 with the iPhone 7S, 7S Plus, and …

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How to get free Netflix as a T-Mobile customer

T-Mobile newest promotion provides free Netflix to all T-Mobile One unlimited customers with two or more lines on their account. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an existing T-Mobile or Netflix customer or not — either way, you can get in on the deal. Signing up couldn’t be easier, so follow this guide and you’ll get to binge-watching in no time. …

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Atlassian Wants to Take on Slack, Skype, Google With One Product

Corporate software company Atlassian Inc. is releasing a new program that combines chat, conference calls and project-tracking, competing with a host of startups and established companies like Microsoft Corp. with one product. Called Stride, the new software attempts to bridge gaps that occur when workers discuss a project, make decisions and assign jobs to various workers, said Atlassian co-Chief Executive …

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Beats X Review: Are Apple’s Premium Earbuds Worth It?

When Beats first appeared on the scene in 2006, the company’s headphones came in numerous loud colors with the signature stylized lowercase “b” adorned on the earcups or earbuds. Beats is now owned by Apple, which has had significant influence on the design of the brand’s newest product line, BeatsX, which launched earlier this year. These $150 earbuds are a …

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Smartphone: ZTE Blade Z Max Review – Flagship Features for $130

Samsung is preparing to ship the Galaxy Note 8, the first of its phones to feature a dual-lens camera. It’s also the first smartphone to clear the $1,000 price ceiling (once you factor in taxes). But you don’t really need to spend that much money for an Android phone with all the bells and whistles. ZTE’s new MetroPCS-exclusive Blade Z …

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What if Humans are Really the Ones Taking Jobs Away from Robots?

There’s a lot of talk and fear these days about robots taking jobs away from humans. As AI and machine learning grows, we hear more stories of robots replacing humans when it comes to customer service, transportation, financial management, and more and even holding positions on boards of directors and as managers. A report from Forrester found that robots will …

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