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Carat: The Brilliant App That Increases Your Battery Life By Showing What Other Apps To Kill

Original post by JOSH CONSTINE via TC “Kill Pandora – Expected Battery Life Improvement: 1 hour 50 minutes” This is what you’ll learn from Carat, an incredibly useful free new iOS and Android app that’s the first to give you personalized mobile battery life-saving recommendations. Carat quietly takes measurements from you device, does some math, combines it with other people’s anonymized data, […]


Whisk Presents: The Apprentice 13th Task

UK Apprentice finalist and London Silicon Roundabout member Nick Holzherr bakes his original idea ( and serves up Whisk promises to take the hassle out of home cooking by bringing together online recipes with online shopping, creating personalised ingredients lists and working out what to do with leftovers. You can sign up here to […]


Technology Strategy Board opens ‘Future Cities’ design contest

Original post by Liat Clark via Wired The UK government has launched a design competition worth £24 million in its hunt for ideas for a “future city”. Local authorities of urban areas with a population of at least 125,000 can enter the Future Cities Demonstrator competition, which is funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB). It calls for large-scale […]


Construction industry-focused social network Builk wins Echelon 2012 startup contest

Original post by JON RUSSELL via TNW Social networks have come some way in this era of Facebook’s global dominance (barring China and Russia), and the sheer scope of their range and potential was shown at Echelon 2012 in Singapore where Thailand-based, construction-focused network Builk won the Startup Marketplace contest. Competing against nine other Asia-based entrants, Builk won the judges out […]


Apple unveils faster MacBook Air, major iOS update

Original post by Julianne Pepitone via CNN Money NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference was chock-full of announcements, but perhaps the most compelling was its faster new MacBook laptop line, which now includes a next-generation Pro. Still, the new products weren’t enough to lift Apple’s stock out of the mini funk it’s been in […]


Young Creative Media Entrepreneur Award Launches for First Time in UAE

Original post by zawya British Council Project Drives Positive Collaboration BetweenUK and Emerging UAE Professionals Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 June 2012 – British Council’s International Young Creative Media Entrepreneur (IYCME) Award has launched for the first time in the UAE, driving further positive collaboration between the UK and UAE professionals. The British Council’s Young […]


Autonomy founder, Mike Lynch, backs investment in ‘Silicon Fen’ software business

Original post by Rachel Cooper via Telegraph The entrepreneur, who is leaving Autonomy seven months after sealing its $10.3bn (£6.6bn) sale to Hewlett-Packard, has taken a minority investment in Featurespace. Mr Lynch, who pocketed $800m from Autonomy’s sale, is also a non-executive director of Featurespace and has previously invested in the company. Founded in 2005, Featurespace […]


PR Newswire Gets Social, Integrates StockTwits for Investor Relations

Original post by StockTwits StockTwits is very pleased to announce the integration of The StockTwits Enterprise Service for Investor Relations with PR Newswire’sCapital Markets Visibility 365 program. Capital Markets 365 provides a strategic and calendared marketing plan for public companies from PR Newswire, the world leader in public relations and news release distribution. With the inclusion of StockTwits […]


Why You Should Think More About the ‘Other Side’

Original post by MARK FEFFER via DICE After watching a man get beaten half to death, the warden in the old prison movie Cool Hand Luke tells the assembled convicts, “What we have here, is a failure to communicate.” I remembered that line as I read (yet another) story about tech employers bemoaning the lack of talent, and (yet […]

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