Wearable Sweatband Health Monitor

Saturday, March 12th, 2016
Technology is a double-edged sword. If used with good intentions, technology has many different ways to help make human lives easier, more convenient and better. Used the other way around and it can be quite destructive. It is a good thing that researchers today are trying to use technology for the betterment of mankind. At the health front, researchers are finding ways to help people monitor and keep track of thei

How VR Will Help Stroke Victims Recover Faster

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Virtual reality technology is slowly picking up steam. Most believe that this will be the year that VR will finally take center stage. Many manufacturers with the likes Samsung, HTC, Sony and even Google are trying to come up with their own versions of the VR headset. Far more valuable than its entertainment potential is the possible use of VR for health and wellness. In fact, one company may already be on the way

PlayThru Brings Captcha to a Playful Level

Friday, May 4th, 2012
I can tell you from a personal experience that captchas are a pain, especially if you are teaching your mother by voice chat how to have her Google account authenticated. The squiggly letters are almost unreadable. Run lines along the C’s and you will mistake it for a small E. You cannot tell whether it is a numeral 1 or a small L. Some words would contain accents or, worse, written in Chinese. Activate

Seek Potential Startup Partners with FounderDating

Friday, January 27th, 2012
One of the early struggles is putting up a startup is finding the right cofounder. Finally, a website caters to aspiring tech moguls seeking to find like-minded colleagues. FounderDating is designed to be a LinkedIn of sorts for entrepreneurs. Users create profiles about themselves and what they are interested. Its search filters results by event, city, interest area, skills, desired starting date, and overall s

Leading European Blog Platform Acquires Timeline Startup

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
OverBlog, a leading Europe-based blog platform with over 32 million members has announced it has acquired Timekiwi, Palo Alto-based startup that helps users make a timeline using their social media postings. Details of the acquisition were not revealed to the public, but OverBlog confirms integration with Timekiwi platform begins on summer 2012. Not related to Facebook’s Timeline feature, Timekiwi allows use

Yelp.com Snubs Google’s Half-Billion-Dollar Acquisition

Monday, December 21st, 2009
TechCrunch reported that Jeremy Stoppleman, the chief executive officer for localized reviews website Yelp.com, rejected Google’s acquisition offer that is said to be worth about US$550 million. Yelp was founded in 2004 as a site where users post reviews on local businesses.  The website has an estimated 9 million monthly unique visitors, according to Comscore, although the people in Yelp claim they ha

Real Time Social Search With Collecta

Friday, June 19th, 2009
It still rings true that whoever (or whatever) offers information in real time may have better appeal to most people. This can never be truer than in the social Web. The active people on the social Web usually look for information about their colleagues, friends or even news the earliest that it comes out online. No wonder real time search engines are suddenly cropping up everywhere on the Web. The best search e

Paid Tweets Through Super Chirp

Monday, June 8th, 2009
Twitter is still getting ever more popular among people who thrive on updated info about others. For a very popular service on the Web, it seems quite surprising that the people who run the website still haven’t found a way to generate revenue from it. The popularity of Twitter has made it an interesting service that still gets many attractive investors. But how long will this arrangement keep up? There ar

Bing Online In Beta

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
With Microsoft trying gain some attention in the world of online search, it has recently come up with Bing, the software giant’s new baby. Bing as an online search engine may not be anything new for some people since Microsoft already had its own existing search engine called Live Search for sometime now. But this time, they’ll try to improve or enhance what they have learned about online search and h

Silently Entering Into The Online Search Fray

Monday, June 1st, 2009
The recent days have seen the launch of several online search engine startups. Many came and many also left. Some were built up with hype and it seems that it was only that being offered on the table. And some, well, they are just not cut out to be major players in online search after all. The main reason for this may be the fact that Google still holds a considerable lead over all the other online search engine