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Snapchat to Get Original Time Warner Shows

HIGHLIGHTS Time Warner and Snap have agreed to develop original shows for Snapchat The companies did not disclose the financial terms Time Warner said it expects to air 3 shows per day by the end of 2017 Time Warner and Snap said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the ... Read More »

Inside Netflix we reveal how brain scans and bots help shows go from lens to your living room

Netflix first launched in the UK in 2012 and, along with catch-up services like BBC iPlayer and streaming rivals like Amazon Prime, has completely transformed the way we watch television. WIRED was invited along to the firm’s recent Netflix Labs Day at its Los Gatos headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley for the global release of Marvel’s Iron Fist ... Read More »

Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market for almost every imaginable idea. ... Read More »

Trump, Like Small Business Owners, Shows Strength of the Underdog

The 2016 Presidential election shocked a lot of people — including pundits. But if you were a small business owner, it might not have been so surprising. The chances are you might have been behind the winner, President-elect Donald Trump. That’s according to our presidential reader poll conducted in August of this year, which showed Trump winning among small business ... Read More »

Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed to explode in popularity nearly ... Read More »

Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed to explode in popularity nearly ... Read More »

How to hack your hotel’s finicky Wi-Fi to stream shows

Photo: iStockphoto How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups? Do they really need multiple house channels to loop videos on the hotel happy hour and spa specials? If only you could stream just Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO. But streaming devices such as those made by Roku, Apple, Amazon.com, and Google require internet access, ... Read More »

Facebook Q1 Shows Massive 52 Percent Growth Year Over Year

Skeptics expecting the Facebook success story to end will have to wait. The company reported a 52 percent revenue growth and tripled its quarterly profits in the first three months of 2016. Facebook’s impressive growth coincides with Apple’s drop in sales for the first time in 13 years this quarter. What’s also interesting is that another rival Microsoft hasn’t done ... Read More »