quiet room

Online tool seeks leaders in introverts

Quiet Revolution helps tap talent that seldom puts itself forward

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Friends-based insurance

Customers benefit by sharing risk only with those they trust

Innovation

A rubbish bin for a cleaner marina

Seabin waterpump sucks in floating debris and oil

Managing family and work
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Social network for back-to-work mothers

Can a new advice and jobs site change employers’ minds?

Wayfindr Press Shots
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Digital navigation for the blind

Beacons send signals to passing users’ smartphones

WeChat seeks to appeal more to business

Chat app adds workplace features for corporate users

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Eternime and chatbot beyond the grave

A US start-up is developing an ‘intelligent avatar’

Stock unlimited website for business life.
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Stock Unlimited – Streaming for images

Fight for a slice of the rapidly growing market for online images

Realeyes

Realeyes tests emotion stirred by adverts

Algorithmic analysis of facial expressions to help plan campaigns

Blink Health: a cure for high drug costs

App allows patients to find medication in the US at best price

Moulding makers of the future

How a toy could make 3D printing easy for families

Rubicon Global – less trash for landfill

App disrupts system that makes it pay for haulers to fill sites

Stratajet: private jet hire made simple

App automates complicated process of selecting routes and prices

Double Robotic: enhanced telepresence

New $3,000 robot aims to reduce disadvantages of remote workers

An automated expert eye

Tractable’s algorithms enable affordable and accurate inspections

Amy, the virtual scheduler

Software that can find a time and place to meet

Breastfeeding by mail

Milk Stork lets mothers send milk home from work trips for $99

Co-working around the world

Coworker.com allows globe-trotting entrepreneurs to find desks

Zenefits stretches ‘freemium’ model

Silicon Valley start-up hooks customers with free software

Better pecs with Periscope

Fitness trainers are using the livestreaming app to run classes

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