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Startup Jedi: How to get through the sh*t times

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There’s an old West Point quote that goes something like: The best laid battle plans are tossed out the window when the first shot gets fired. Startups are the same. Pretty much every new venture I’ve been involved with has gone through incredibly challenging “near death” experiences. While we...
Startup Jedi: How to get through the sh*t times

Zensorium's Tinke wants to measure your fitness and stress levels

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LAS VEGAS-- One of the many fitness and health tech companies exhibiting products at this year's Digital Experience showcase at CES was Zensorium, which demonstrated its flagship wellness product, the Tinke. A small, colored square with two round sensors, the Tinke is designed to measure heart rate, respiratory rate,...
Zensorium's Tinke wants to measure your fitness and stress levels
How to find that special someone: Your co-founder
CONFIRMED: Email Is Stressing You Out

Improve efficiency – switch off your smartphone

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The 'always-on' connectivity of email on smartphones has become a life-destroying monster. You need help…One of the great cautionary adages of our culture is: "Be careful what you wish for; you might just get it." And it applies in spades to the kind of instantaneous, always-on connectivity that many of...
Improve efficiency – switch off your smartphone

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Neumitra, Backed By Founders Of Yahoo & Boston Scientific, Shows Off Stress-Killing Gadget Bandu

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Neumitra, a startup founded by neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has a big vision: It wants to help everyone stress less, no small feat in this turbo-charged world. The first step it’s making toward that aim is an app called “bandu,” which monitors your body’s stress levels...
Neumitra, Backed By Founders Of Yahoo & Boston Scientific, Shows Off Stress-Killing Gadget Bandu
Insomniacs of the world, rejoice! Sleep Time catches your 40 winks to give you a better night's sleep
Facebook data scientist: Jobseekers with strong social ties online 5X more likely to find work

Facebook study shows users who message close friends and family are more likely to find a new job

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Finding jobs in today’s economy can sometimes be difficult. Often, people are reaching out to their friends and families for help in connecting them to that right job. So how does the world’s biggest social network play a part with job seekers? Today, Facebook released a study that took on...
Facebook study shows users who message close friends and family are more likely to find a new job

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

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There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest
New Philips monitor uses sensor to promote better posture

Don't Work For A Tech Company If You Want A Stress-Free Job

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Work is a place where deadlines, time management, and multitasking thrive. And no other industry feels that intense pressure more than tech. Tech companies are notorious for being fast-paced work spaces that produce stress-induced workers. New information from PayScale confirms that big tech companies cause their employees the most stress....
Don't Work For A Tech Company If You Want A Stress-Free Job
LA-based FitKit launches its personalized nutrition website (exclusive)

CES Day One wrap-up: High-tech fitness and indestructible smartphones (video)

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LAS VEGAS--CES 2013 is underway, and we are roaming the show floor with an eye on the latest and greatest gadgets on display in Sin City. Unlike the days leading up to the show's opening, formal press events are few and far between. Instead, it's every tech writer for...
CES Day One wrap-up: High-tech fitness and indestructible smartphones (video)

This Startup Measures How Much Stress Email Gives You, And Helps You Reduce It

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With apps and services like Nike FuelBand, Fitbit, and ZEO, we're increasingly generating more and more data in our day-to-day lives. We also, of course, generate a bunch of data by using things like email, calendars, and social media.  But until now, there hasn't really been a way to see...
This Startup Measures How Much Stress Email Gives You, And Helps You Reduce It

Zensorium launches Tinké cardiorespiratory health and stress monitor for iOS devices (video)

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Planning a gluttonous holiday season and then a health kick in the New Year to balance it out? Well, when you start on the latter, you might want one of Zensorium's Tinké cardiorespiratory monitors to track your progress. The sensor is compatible with any of your old-fashioned 30-pin iOS...
Zensorium launches Tinké cardiorespiratory health and stress monitor for iOS devices (video)

MIT's Brainput reads your mind to make multi-tasking easier

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With so much information readily available at our fingertips, a multitude of devices to access it from and an increasing outside demand for our divided attention, it's easy to short-circuit on the productivity front. But there's a bright spot on the horizon as emerging research out of MIT is...
MIT's Brainput reads your mind to make multi-tasking easier
How sensors can lead us to better self-knowledge
Forget quantified self wristbands. OMsignal raises $1M to make bio-sensing smart apparel

Breathe, Relax, Repeat: Devices for Inner Peace

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Breathe in energy and positivity. Breathe out distractions and bad feelings. Envision a calm place and let yourself go there. Who are you kidding? You’re probably racing to or from work along with hundreds of other people and the anxiety level you feel is indescribably high. You may want to...
Breathe, Relax, Repeat: Devices for Inner Peace

Two Budget-Friendly Printers You Won't Want to Throw Out the Window

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It’s the impetus for meltdowns at your desk, the cause of late-night trips to FedEx Kinko’s and that one thing your parents always ask you to fix for them when you’re visiting. It’s the frustrating, fallible printer. But not all printers will make you want to live a paperless life....
Two Budget-Friendly Printers You Won't Want to Throw Out the Window

Can analytics cut rugby injuries? IBM thinks so

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The Leicester Tigers rugby football club will start crunching player data, performance and stress levels to curtail injuries....
Can analytics cut rugby injuries? IBM thinks so

Suitcase Startup episode 4: Any startup is too much for one person

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Every two weeks, we’re following Chris Bradley in his Suitcase Startup mission, as he travels around his adopted home of London, armed only with a suitcase and a dream, meeting people who can help him launch his company, Publicate. In episode 4, Chris is preparing for a trip to SXSW and has a...
Suitcase Startup episode 4: Any startup is too much for one person

Son's Suicide Attempt Not Enough To Stop On 'Intervention'

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Teenage son Bradley watched his mother Suzon go from a classic modern-day soccer mom to a crack addict selling prescription drugs to afford her next score. She became addicted to crack cocaine only two years prior, and in that time any normalcy in her life has been completely lost. On...
Son's Suicide Attempt Not Enough To Stop On 'Intervention'

HealthMath unveils Inner Balance iOS app and sensor for managing stress, clearing the mind

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We're a tad skeptical that an app and a sensor can help you destress and "rebalance the mind and emotions," but give HealthMath the benefit of the doubt for the moment. The company's new Inner Balance app and accompanying sensor use emWave technology to monitor stress levels -- which...
HealthMath unveils Inner Balance iOS app and sensor for managing stress, clearing the mind

Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

gigaom.com
There may be a vague optimistic glow on the horizon, but it’s hardly like sunny boom times have returned to America. So after so many years of economic hardship, and so many unsettling changes to how we work and what sort of jobs are available, how are Americans coping? Has...
Americans starting to adjust to instability, studies suggest

FREAKY: Your Breathing Patterns Change When You Read Email

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People these days are more connected than ever.  But with hyperconnectivity comes health risks. It turns out that when people read email, their breathing patterns can change.  After tech visionary Linda Stone, a former top researcher at Microsoft, noticed herself holding her breath while doing email, she conducted a study...
FREAKY: Your Breathing Patterns Change When You Read Email

How Does Your Dog Feel? Fujitsu May Know

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In what Fujitsu claims is the first pet management service of its kind, the Japanese electronics company said it will launch on Wednesday a new Web-linked pet healthcare management service, called "Wandant", that will allow owners to count their dog's every step, stress levels, and surrounding temperature even when they...
How Does Your Dog Feel? Fujitsu May Know
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