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'Pajama People' Rise Before Leona Lansing Has Her First Cup Of Coffee

In the HBO drama series, "The Newsroom," Jane Fonda plays the recurring role of Leona Lansing, the self-important CEO of the TV news show, Atlantis Cable News (ACN). Fonda views the fictional network's influence as falling "somewhere between Ted Turner (her ex-husband) and Rupert Murdoch." Playing against type and her real-life liberal bias, Lansing is a staunch Republican who feels the need to constantly remind her news team staff headed up by Will McAvoy (played by Jeff Daniels) . . .

Presenting Pinza: The Stylish Solution For Cable Clutter

Bright Light Ventures has developed an extremely classy solution to the age old problem of unruly desktop cords and cables with the Pinza device.

Montreal Startup Festival

The Montreal Startup Festival ended today with many inventors and innovators meeting with potential clients and investors. Through keynotes and tent expos, communication and networking happened all over the place. Already the 2014 version is being planned for next year.

The KeyMe Kiosk - One Of The Simplest Vending Machine Ideas Ever!

You know when there's a business idea that is just so simple, and fantastic, and obvious you wonder how we've existed on this planet without someone creating it before? Well, one of those ideas has surfaced, it has to do with key-cutting, and it is so simple it is genius.

NASA Puts Robot Control in Space

A team at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has recently completed a new test on robots. In what could be dubbed the ultimate in remote contol a team on the  International Space Station has  been able to control a robot on earth in real time. This test will help with future bot visits to other planets. 

Evernote Celebrates 5 Years

Evernote, the company whose tagline, "Remember everything," was a call for a new way to organize your digital life, is celebrating five years.

KeySmart Makes Carrying A Lot Of Keys Less Of A Burden

The big jingling key ring has long been the stereotype of school janitors and other workers who have a lot to unlock over the course of a day. They can be pretty damn heavy too. The weight and noise of so many keys always me think of Marley's line from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: "These are the chains I forged in life." A new kind of key ring has been invented to alleviate the burden of all those keys.

Robot Firefighters May Be Coming Soon

When it comes to fighting fires there are a lot of methods that can be used. Many of them, if not all, involve some kind of a risk to the lives of human beings. The use of new fire fighting robots can help change that. One prototype is currently in development at Perdue University.

Print A Lighter Aircraft Bracket, Win $8,000 Via GE Jet Engine Bracket Challenge

An aircraft engine’s brackets need to be strong and firm, but due to the heavy metal materials commonly used to make these parts, they are a bit on the bulky side. GE is looking for 3D printing wizards to solve this problem, while offering big bucks for big ideas.

Microsoft Releases Office For iPhone

The first release of Microsoft Office for iPhone is not quite what many people expected, requiring an Office 365 subscription and SkyDrive cloud usage, but if you fit the usage pattern, this may be an app worth checking out.