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3 hrs ago | EETimes

I wonder why they decided

I wonder why they decided to give up on their smartphone, is the iPhone so strong that they pushed the competition out of the market? They could have always adapt though, there are ways to gain more customers grow your business and manage your money, AbsoluteWealth.com is a great resource on how to do that.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Laptops/Notebooks, Watches, Inventions, Science / Technology, PDAs, Arts

7 hrs ago | Friends of the Earth

MPs' call to end throwaway society welcomed

Responding to the Environmental Audit Committee's Circular Economy report published today , Friends of the Earth Resource Use Campaigner Julian Kirby said: "Thanks to greedy companies and short-sighted 1970's economists we live in a throwaway society we cannot sustain.

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Related Topix: Arts

11 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Simplifying Product Design In A Complex World | White Paper

Product design engineering has moved far beyond the confines of ever-more powerful workstations.

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Related Topix: Arts

14 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso: Silicone pots that grow with your plants

Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless.

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Related Topix: Arts

16 hrs ago | Inhabitat

BlueFocus Communication Group to Acquire Majority Stake in Yves Behar's Fuseproject

The Chinese brand management company BlueFocus Communication Group is set to acquire a 75 percent stake in the groundbreaking bi-coastal industrial design studio Fuseproject headed by Yves BA©har.

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Related Topix: Arts

18 hrs ago | PSFK

Beck's Beer Packaging Design Houses Bottles in a Boombox

New Zealand-based product design company Think Packaging has created a music-inspired design for Beck's beers packaging.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Arts

18 hrs ago | Gizmag

OwnPhones aims to produce world's first 3D-printed wireless earphones

Like many music lovers on the move, OwnPhones founder and CEO Itamar Jobani became frustrated when his off-the-shelf earphones kept falling out during sporty activity.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Arts, iPhone, Gadgets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland industrial designer dies after crashing skateboard in San Francisco

George Schnakenberg III, 38, rode a motorized skateboard in a bike lane in the 600 block of Eighth Street when he suddenly collapsed, San Francisco police officials said.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts, Alternative Energy, Energy

PSFK

Inflated Food Installation Illustrates Small-Scale Factory Manufacturing Process

Israeli designer Omer Polak is a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Arts, Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Food

CBC News

Water fountain-fire hydrants removed from Plateau

The Borneo water fountain was created by Quebec industrial designers and was installed on two fire hydrants in the Plateau as part of a pilot project.

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Related Topix: Fire, Arts, Canada,

Inhabitat

Uriel Schwartz Celebrates Organic Forms with Fused Metal and Wood Furniture

Industrial designer Uriel Schwartz recently unveiled "Undercut," a set of handmade furniture created from mahogany wood and cast aluminum.

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Related Topix: Arts

Core77 design blog

Native Shoes is Looking For a Footwear Designer and Developer in Vancouver, Canada

If you haven't heard of Native Shoes yet, these kicks are made from foam-injection molded-EVA, and combine the best of evolving technology and great design.

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Related Topix: Arts

Sun-Star

ANP opens 24th Bulawan Awards today

THE best and the most creative product designs of the Association of Negros Producers will be exhibited and judged starting today at the opening of the 24th Bulawan Awards at Robinsons Place Bacolod.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Core77 design blog

Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step

I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their increased surface area, which enables the wearer to "float" atop the surface.

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Related Topix: Arts

Plastics News

Plastics help designers bring home the gold

Tad Toulis headed a 24-person panel of design experts from consultancies, corporations and universities in judging nearly 2,000 entries and naming 27 gold, 58 silver and 91 bronze IDEA winners from among the 514 finalists.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Fremont, CA

CIO

Want an Apple Watch? Just 3D Print One

If you're tired of waiting on Apple to come out with its rumored iWatch, you might want to consider a new 3D printable wrist band that can enable an iPod Nano to take on many of the same tasks.

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Related Topix: iPod, Arts

Stereophile

Parasound Shares its Strengths in San Jose

On July 17, industry veterans Richard Schram, founder of Parasound, and John Curl, the company's legendary circuit designer , made a rare joint appearance at Century Stereo in San Jose, CA.

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Related Topix: Arts

CNET News.com

Now that's clever: Check out these everyday items reimagined to change lives

A never-ending fire extinguisher, an inflatable incubator and many more life-saving and life-changing inventions are vying for this year's James Dyson Award.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Arts, University of Pennsylvania

Business Wire

Ultimate Ears Teams with Skateboard Artist Don Pendleton to Roll Out New Limited Edition Ue Boom

This limited-edition run of UE BOOM is designed with Pendleton's distinct organic cubist graphic style and is the latest in a series of one-of-a-kind acoustic skins for UE BOOM, aimed to blend people's passions for music, design and art.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dayton, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SBWire

Hytrol Conveyor Promotes Brandy Lloyd to Director of Engineering

Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc., an industry expert in automated material handling solutions, is pleased to announce that Brandy Lloyd has been promoted to Director of Engineering.

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Related Topix: Arts

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