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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


Eternime and chatbot beyond the grave

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

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Stock Unlimited – Streaming for images

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


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 Robotics

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

GE’s ‘app store’ for industry

Independent developers can add their ideas to technology platform

Nymi wristband aims to kill off passwords

Wearable tech uses electrocardiograms to verify user’s identity

Hoxton Analytics: Counting footfall

Start-up films shoes as part of in-store surveillance

Rise-To: job candidates’ soft skills

Website aims to help small companies identify personality traits