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The biiiiig picture: Sony’s new 4K TVs go all the way up to 100in

I’m thinking about buying a 4K telly. Any suggestions? Tons. But for today let’s just look at Sony’s Bravia TVs, the flagship ZD9 series. These are the three tellies that are...

Hacking poverty through mobile tech and social entrepreneurship

In Silicon Valley the term “hacker” has evolved to connote high praise for someone particularly creative, ingenious and adept at finding clever new ways to...

Learn-to-code startup CK targets the Minecraft modding craze

The learn to code space is packed with ideas. But when it comes to what children want to do online, towering over everything else is the build-it-yourself...

Mining Black Hole Collisions for Hints of the Elusive Axion

When physicists announced in February that they had detected gravitational waves firsthand, the foundations of physics scarcely rattled. The signal exactly matched the expectations physicists had arrived at after a...

RNDMWRK randomizes remote work with subscription spaces

Toronto entrepreneur David King learned something over the past four months, doing random bringing people together for random dinners at restaurants in Toronto: Many of...

Omise lands $17.5M Series B to expand its Stripe-like service in Southeast Asia

Omise, a Bangkok-based payment enabler much like Stripe, has raised a $17.5 million Series B round to expand its reach across Southeast Asia. The company proves a payment...

Japan waves goodbye to the VCR

For most of us, VHS died at some point between 2000 and 2005, when “special features” on a DVD went from “theatrical trailer” and “scene selection” to being a whole...

Bad UX kills

It clogs systems, causes accidents, wastes energy and makes people unhappy. It’s more than a bad experience on a website — in cities, bad user experience...

Inkbox’s short-term tattoos raise $1M from Alison Sweeney, Jeff Probst and more

Inkbox’s two-week tattoos made waves when the company debuted its product on Kickstarter last year – Toronto-based founders Tyler and Braden Handley raised nearly $300,000 for...

Nintendo releases trailer for the NES Classic mini console

A few weeks ago Nintendo made a surprise announcement, revealing the NES Mini console: a brand new console that includes 30 classic NES games. Now they’ve released the first trailer,...