One of the biggest reasons Pebble was a damn fine smartwatch was its entirely reasonable price. Back in December, the Kickstarter success story sold off its assets to Fitbit and was promptly shut down. Today, we learned how much it was sold for and it …
Sprint is teaming up with Ericsson to demonstrate a gigabit-speed wireless network. It’s a precursor for the carrier’s 5G ambitions — the carrier’s rolling out an upgraded network in the U.S.
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Google’s wireless high-speed internet service, Webpass, is expanding to Seattle and Denver in the coming months. It marks a shift in Google’s internet strategy from fiber technologies to wireless alternatives.
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Gigabit’s the future of mobile connectivity, and Intel is getting a head start. The company revealed its high-speed XMM 7650 modem in February, and it’s bound for tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices.
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5G is well and truly on its way, and while carriers toil away on their development, Qualcomm could be a driving force in the new tech. In fact, the company has successfully tested a number of 5G-related technologies.
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Heal makes it easy to arrange an in-house visit from a medical professional. Now, it’s expanded the number of cities in which it operates — starting in the coming months, it’ll go nationwide.
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In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David are joined by Michael Paris and Vince Ning, founders of Scaphold.io, a backend as a service for GraphQL. They discuss quitting your job and founding a startup, Y Combinator funding, making great products by “making great users”, the advantages of GraphQL over REST, capturing the zeitgeist, and disobeying parents.
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Naming your business is one of the most exciting yet daunting tasks you have to do as an entrepreneur. The name is the introduction of your business to the world, the first thing that comes out of your mouth when you pitch, the one word you hope people will remember after you speak with them about your company.
Not only is it the first impression, but also, typically speaking, a lasting cornerstone of your business. You can iterate on your business plan, monetization, product, email marketing, logo design—virtually any part of your business’ strategy and execution—as you go, but once you’re set on a name, you will probably want it to stick.
So how do you go about baptizing the product of your professional efforts for hopefully many years to come? Design Thinking can offer some great tools to lead you to the perfect choice.[caption id="attachment_148450" align="aligncenter" width="930"] Photo via Wired[/caption]
Even if you haven’t heard of the term before, you’ve probably already done some sort of design thinking if you’ve ever brainstormed as a group or used sticky notes in a workshop. The frontman of the discipline, Tim Brown, defines it as, “a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.”
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