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Added 12 January, 2019

Basepaws offers direct-to-consumer DNA testing for cats, focusing on delivering breed information and supposedly actionable health insights. Each test reveals the genetic breakdown of the cat, with results that tell you what breeds your cat's DNA contains, and even if any wild cat genes are part of the mix. As more owners add to the growing...

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Added 5 January, 2019

About 68 percent of people in Amsterdam commute to work or school by bicycle, accounting for around 1.25 million miles of cycling a day. All of these cyclists generate an estimated 19.5 million watt-hours of energy each day. This would be enough energy to power thousands of homes – if it could be captured. Now, two Dutch designers think they...

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Added 6 December, 2018

Automated technology is showing up in more places than ever as brands seek to offer consumers an enhanced level of convenience with everyday processes, which is what brings us to the 'SmartCup' automated beverage brewer. Working with tea, coffee and more, the solution works by gets liquids to the optimal temperature in a short amount of time...

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Added 5 December, 2018

A new service has launched in Milton Keynes in the UK that allows people to order deliveries by robot. Residents can get parcels sent to a depot and receive a notification once they arrive. They can then get the items delivered to their door by robot, at a time of their choosing. A monthly £7.99 ($10) app subscription covers an unlimited number...

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Added 1 November, 2018

"Today's pet parents are thoughtful, conscientious, and passionate. Many of them see their pets as their children. They care not only about providing the best products to maximize pets' lifespans, but also keeping them as comfortable and happy as possible," said Natalise Kalea, Chief Operating Officer of CUDDLY, a pet gift registry featuring...

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Added 30 October, 2018

If any more evidence was needed that the microbrew trend is here to stay, it's provided by Carnival Cruise Lines, as the company has installed brewing equipment on several of their ships, and hired brewmaster Colin Presby to oversee the operations. Presby’s job is to make Carnival a destination for craft beer fans like him — as well as a place...

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Added 29 October, 2018

Remote work has become the preferred way to work for many people and businesses, so it makes sense that there should be a job board that caters exclusively to this market. Remote Only, positioned as a manually curated job board, contains remote-work opportunities only. The platform highlights opportunities for customer support professionals,...

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Added 23 October, 2018

Esports is becoming bigger and bigger every day. With that knowledge, non-endemic brands are fighting to enter the scene, aiming to do something new to draw attention to themselves. That's why Taiwanese hotel chain 168inn has launched an "i Hotel", a hotel designed with the aim of attracting esports enthusiasts. (In a video published earlier...

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Added 18 October, 2018

Given recent market turmoil, it would easy to overlook the upcoming IPO of Niu Technologies, a Chinese manufacturer of electric mopeds. The $95 million the company plans to raise is a pittance compared to the billions burnt by Tesla Inc. But, the technologies developed by Niu and other pioneers of electric two-wheel vehicles will transform...

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Added 18 October, 2018

UK company vclean life is launching a network of vending machines for busy Londoners to drop off their dirty laundry and pick it up clean and folded within 24 hours. the vdrop is introduced as more convenient, eco-friendly alternative to the standard dry-cleaning service, and is fit with an inbuilt tracking system which allows users to keep an...