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  • Claims to be "the first commercial device powered by wasted energy in wireless transmissions"
  • Launched this week, the CleanSpace Tag is a carbon monoxide sensor that monitors personal air quality
  • With low frequencies of 20 to 30 nanowatts, "the technology has never made it into commercial use, until now"
  • Tinder is permeated with "regressive social norms.” 62% of all dating app users are male.
  • Bumble is "specifically regulated to give women more power;" women message men first
  • contains more biographical info at first glance; CEO and creator, Whitney Woolf: former co-founder of Tinder.
  • "The Everything Machine turns all the components and sensors in an iPhone or iPad into Lego-like bricks of programming logic."
  • Allows kids to program simple or complicated "machines."
  • By dragging components "and attaching them to one another you can create simple apps, called machines."
  • "Kids playing with Tiggly Math for two weeks saw increases in early number skills of up to 71 percent."
  • "With 66 percent of fourth graders not proficient in reading, early literacy is a serious problem in the United States."
  • "Tiggly Words is a set of letter toys — a, e, i, o, and u — that comes with three iPad games to help preschoolers build and understand words."
  • SkyZen constructs a regimen to follow pre-, during and post-flight.
  • Uses heath data fromwristband to suggest when to sleep, and when & what to eat
  • Aims reduce the extent to which the circadian rhythm (natural 24 hour body clock) is interrupted.
  • "Drivers have spent an average of nearly 20 minutes in pursuit of a coveted spot," according to 2011 IBM Survey.
  • "That wastes productivity, burns fuel, and worsens air quality, as well as contributes to traffic congestion."
  • Apps aim to both "make a profit and reduce the typical price paid to park when compared to most metered on-street and commercial lots."
  • "Amazon has introduced one-hour delivery on over 10,000 items to Prime Members in the UK."
  • "Users can order a variety of goods, including food, drink and home essentials to their addresses and have them delivered in less than 60 minutes."
  • "One hour delivery costs £7, whereas delivery within two hours is free. "
  • "IAC/InterActive, the media conglomerate run by Barry Diller, is preparing to take its Match unit public, which includes Match.com and Tinder."
  • "Following the news, shares of IAC were up 6% in pre-market trade on Thursday."
  • $9.99 monthly plan; $14.99 month family plan with up to six individual users
  • "Apple Music strikes a balance between algorithmic recommendations and human curation "
  • Forrester analyst James McQuivey projects Apple Music will catch up to Spotify’s base of 15 million paid subscribers in less than a year
  • Currently the process of deep linking varies widely between Apple and Google apps; companies URX and Button are developing technology for both
  • Deep linking allows users to tap from links between apps
  • Button SDK and URX Links are popular open-source technologies for developers and marketers to implement deep linking
  • Vancouver-based programmer created bot to automate potential date selections on Tinder, a dating app
  • Bot sorts to find a match based on users’ preferences, then asks questions to potential dates to qualify them before notifying user
  • Tinderbox commodifies dating by treating people as data yet also simplifies to make more efficient choices
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