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'Gamified' Employee Training Works Brilliantly but Is Loved Little
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'Gamified' Employee Training Works Brilliantly but Is Loved Little

Heaps of affirming data and successful adoption of training programs based on video games by well regarded companies has done little to bolster the reputation of this unfairly reviled technology.
Yoav Vilner
This Startup Is Developing an Electric Car Battery That Charges in Minutes
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This Startup Is Developing an Electric Car Battery That Charges in Minutes

StoreDot's goal is for electric cars to travel hundreds of miles after just five minutes of charging.
Google Launches Home Wi-Fi Router
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Google Launches Home Wi-Fi Router

The router, called OnHub, is the first step toward preparing for the connected home.
Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone
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Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone

The Knock Knock app, out today, allows users to instantly connect with each other in an augmented reality social network.
Catherine Clifford
The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening
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The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening

Start your engines. A company called MegaBots is raising money on Kickstarter to prepare its 12,000-pound robot for a fight with a robot in Japan.
Nina Zipkin
Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016
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Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016

Project Ara chalked delays for the modular smartphone up to 'lots of iterations…more than we thought.'
Geoff Weiss
This New Crowdfunding Startup Allows People to Buy Equity in Video Games
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This New Crowdfunding Startup Allows People to Buy Equity in Video Games

The founder of Fig says the game industry is one of the strongest crowdfunding categories.
John Gaudiosi
Google Is Launching a Tool That Will Tell You if Solar Panels Are Right for You
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Google Is Launching a Tool That Will Tell You if Solar Panels Are Right for You

The database will tell you what you're likely to save in energy costs and will also put you in touch with a local installer.
See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me: Museums Need Tech Entrepreneurs
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See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me: Museums Need Tech Entrepreneurs

That tech product you've just rolled out may be the secret sauce your local museum needs to attract more millenials.
Allan Smith
Facebook Is Getting Ready to Roll Out New Events Features
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Facebook Is Getting Ready to Roll Out New Events Features

The social network wants be your all-in-one event calendar.
IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought
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IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought

A new review has identified 220,000 additional data breaches.
Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World
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Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

If you're one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from anywhere you like, the following tools will help keep you productive -- no matter where you are.
Sujan Patel
10 Times Animals Were Hilariously Mystified by Modern Technology
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10 Times Animals Were Hilariously Mystified by Modern Technology

From the dog that couldn't grasp the concept of an escalator to the eagle that destroyed a drone, here are some of the most epic encounters between animals and modern gadgets.
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones
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Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones

The $80 keyboard cover will give you both a case and a hardware keyboard for those times when you need to punch out long messages.