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How Zip Phone – a one man startup- got into Y Combinator

Zip Phone - How it got into Y Combinator

Even though there are hundreds of articles on what a startup should do to gain entry into the prestigious Y Combinator, Anuj- founder of Zip Phone reveals the secret to getting into the YC.


TALK – A breath is worth a thousand words

Arsh Shah Dilbagi - the brilliant inventor of TALK

About 1.4% of the world suffer from some kind disorder that renders them completely paralyzed. One way they can communicate is through augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. These AAC devices are expensive, bulky and use eye tracking to help people communicate. Arsh Shah Dilbagi, a 16-year-old from Panipat, India has invented TALK – a better alternative to expensive, bulky and slow AAC devices.


4 Most Important things announced at Google I/O

4 important announcements at Google I/O 2014

Every year, usually around the same time Google introduces new products and services and also provides updates to the existing in an event called Google I/O. Heard of Android? Here is a list of the 4 most important announcements made by Google – Android one, Smart Watches, Android L and an unified design language called “Material Design”.


Get Google Drive for Work with unlimited storage space for just $10 a month

Unlimited storage with Google Drive for Work

This Wednesday, at the I/O conference, Google announced that customers will get still get Vault and Google Drive for Work and unlimited storage for $10 a month. With a long list of other tweaks in the service, Google is sure to sling-shot past Microsoft in the enterprise productivity battle, that both companies have been locked over for a long time.


Google cardboard – Google’s answer to Virtual Reality

Google Cardboard - Virtual Reality for everyone

The virtual reality space is buzzing with excitement. After Facebook acquired Oculus Rift for almost $2 billion, everyone’s waiting for other big players to unveil their own version of a 3-D headset. Google’s first step towards virtual reality starts with a 3-D viewer made out of cardboard and other simple materials found in your home or a hardware store.


Google and it’s burgeoning ‘Nest’ – bought Dropcam for $555 million

Google and it’s burgeoning ‘Nest’ - bought Dropcam for $555 million

Dropcam, the popular home monitoring solutions provider is to be acquired by Nest, producer of smoke detectors and smart thermostats. It will be netting a cool $555 million in cash in the process. Dropcam’s origin story is quite bewildering in itself. It was founded in 2009 after CEO Greg Duffy wanted to come up with a way to see who was letting their dog poop on his father’s yard.

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