Posted in Home Tech

Bose Home Speaker 500 review: Good audio with the smarts to go with it

Amazon has always maintained that it wants other companies to use its Alexa voice assistant in their devices. That’s probably why it’s left the speakers somewhat weak…

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Samsung to build houses, betting it can sell smart home-tech

For years, Samsung has pitched customers internet-connected TVs, refrigerators, and other cornerstones of the home re-imagined for the data-overload era. Now the South Korean engineering-to-gadgets conglomerate is…

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Posted in Fashion

The Fashion Industry Is Insanely Wasteful. Can Blockchain Fix It?

Stephanie Benedetto has always been a material girl — not in the Madonna kind of way, but as a wild child of fabrics. Her great-grandfather…

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Posted in culture

How Culture Saved Our Company After Nearly Killing It

In August 2016, I faced a task many startup founders fear most: I had to lay off more than 50 percent of our staff just…

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