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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Digg: Start-up Mode Again

Written on October 26, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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A couple of months ago, Digg gave its site a make over and lost a tad full of users afterwards. Now that the company's revenue is going down the drain, Digg CEO Matt Williams needs to do some stuff to turn things around.

Digg CEO, Matt Williams, revealed in an interview that Digg is focused on getting healthy again. How? By cutting the costs, resetting its strategy and re-entering start-up mode. Williams announced that Digg will lay off its current staff of 67 to 42. This should be done in order to reach profitability by 2011.

Williams intends to run Digg as a lean start-up in order to clean house. But he needs to have his work cut out for him, if he wants to achieve profitability for the social news website by next year.

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Kevin Rose and the Drama behind Digg

Written on September 30, 2010 by B Waldorf

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The captain who gave us Digg is trapped in the grapevine of rumors. Gossips say that the founder is fed up with his creation and the things which surrounds it. How true that he wouldn't be the CEO by 2011?

According to the announcement at TechCrunch’s Disrupt event today, Digg founder Kevin Rose has reached the end of his patience when it comes to his product.

Rose said that he wanted to accept an $80 million acquisition offer made during the peak and popularity of his site, but the board members turned down the offer.

The “New Digg”, a fourth major iteration of the site and the first with a real set of new built ins in 3 years would have been a victory. But the dissatisfaction of users made it a disaster. Traffic was slumping, staff members lay off and new CEOs entering and moving out.

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The New Digg is Out

Written on August 26, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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No, you're not lost. It's still the Digg that you loved before. Only, it had a make over. What's new with Digg after a month of private-testing? And can it work out just fine?

After a month of testing the new alpha version, Digg’s redesigned site is now live on the net for everyone. The focal point of the new interface of the social news network is its personalized streams called “My News.” Another innovation is the new “Digg It” submission bar, that appears at the top center of the page. User will no longer navigate to another page to submit a content, plus submissions via Twitter, Facebook or e-mail has become more easier.

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