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1. With The iPhone 7, Apple Changed the Camera Industry Forever
By New Yorker
Curator: Edith Yeung
The distinct business advantage that Apple has achieved thanks to its hardware is the sheer volume of iPhone sales, which justifies the big spending on the specialized chips that make that hardware so powerful. The new image processor is a perfect example. It can spread the cost of that investment in chips over hundreds of millions of iPhones. Read More
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2. 5 Startup Costs to Running a Brick and Mortar Shop
By Charles Costa – Manta
Digest: Small Business
Curators: Marc Prosser, Michael Heiligenstein
Thinking of going out and starting your own store? If you’re looking to open a brick and mortar location, you’ll likely face a few unique challenges and costs which wouldn’t come up with service and online companies. Below is a brief overview of the costs you can expect when opening a retail establishment. Read More
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3. Sorry, Uber. Social Data Validates The Lyft Growth Story And Valuation Demands
By Andy Swan – Forbes
Curators: Sophie-Charlotte Moatti, Reza Ladchartabi
Lyft has been getting 90%+ positive sentiment for almost all of 2016 — something that Uber has yet to accomplish. This is a critical piece of data for predicting future consumer trends. Read More
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4. This Advanced Diver’s Helmet Takes AR to the Depths of the Ocean
By Adam Dachis – Next Reality
Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality
Curators: Kelly Vicars, Lindsay Saunders, Martin Ahe
A neat example of how AR will be used to find more than just Pokemon. The US Navy is developing a deep-sea diving helmet that will allow divers to access sonar readings, briefing details, images, and vital stats while underwater. The helmet will help divers identify objects and navigate through murky waters and dangerous territory using depth perception and a digital information overlay through projected onto the diver’s vision through two stereoscopic displays. Read More
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5. Sony Make ‘Her’ A Reality: AI Personal Assistant Earpiece To Go On Sale In November
By Daily Mail
Curators: Aashay Mody, Ashish Aggarwal
At the IFA show in Berlin last week, Sony revealed that its Xperia Ear “hearable” will go on sale in November this year. The smart personal assistant will provide information such as missed calls, messages, schedule, weather, news and will also understand voice and navigation commands. Read More
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