12pm News Alerts from Silicon RepublicSilicon Republic Silicon Republic is a leading source for technology, science and start-up news, information and resources for people who are passionate about STEM. in the 05/23/2016 edition:

Failure is not cool: start-up founders reveal their hardest lessons

May 23, 2016 11:00 am

The majority of start-ups won’t succeed. And behind the glossy exits and funding rounds are mistakes, self-doubt, broken friendships and crippling anxiety, writes John Kennedy

The post Failure is not cool: start-up founders reveal their hardest lessons appeared first on Silicon Republic.


New biosensor can detect Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s molecules

May 23, 2016 10:52 am

A team of Brazilian researchers has created an advanced biosensor capable of detecting molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and some types of cancer.

The post New biosensor can detect Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s molecules appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Bayer bids big on $62bn Monsanto acquisition

May 23, 2016 10:41 am

Global agricultural supply giant Bayer has made a $62bn bid for global agricultural supply giant Monsanto, an “extraordinary opportunity” for the duo.

The post Bayer bids big on $62bn Monsanto acquisition appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Watch the eerily-possible dystopian future of advertising

May 23, 2016 10:30 am

We’ve been told by the likes of Google and Microsoft that a future in which we inhibit an augmented reality (AR) world is only beneficial, but what if it all goes horribly, horribly wrong for all of us?

The post Watch the eerily-possible dystopian future of advertising appeared first on Silicon Republic.


iBot: a stair-climbing wheelchair Toyota wants in on

May 23, 2016 10:05 am

Toyota has partnered up with the inventor of the Segway to develop a wheelchair that can climb stairs, with a revamp of the iBot planned for market.

The post iBot: a stair-climbing wheelchair Toyota wants in on appeared first on Silicon Republic.


5 tips to make Viber all the better

May 23, 2016 09:55 am

There are always ways to squeeze a little more out of your smartphone, with communications tools the apps in which you spend most of your time. So, check out these Viber tips.

The post 5 tips to make Viber all the better appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Google to open scaled-back Project Ara to developers by end of year

May 23, 2016 09:44 am

Developers keen to get their hands on the first developer kits for Google’s modular phone can expect to see the first models by the end of this year.

The post Google to open scaled-back Project Ara to developers by end of year appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Google’s Science Journal app turns your phone into a lab

May 23, 2016 08:18 am

If you think you’re the experimental type, then you might like the sound of Google’s new Science Project app on Android, which allows you to conduct science experiments on-the-go using your phone.

The post Google’s Science Journal app turns your phone into a lab appeared first on Silicon Republic.


The happy Chewbacca is the best Star Wars story so far

May 23, 2016 07:39 am

Over the weekend, something quite magical happened, as Texas woman Candace Payne broke viewing records for her ‘happy Chewbacca’ video, but a new response video has tipped the internet over the edge.

The post The happy Chewbacca is the best Star Wars story so far appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Start-up of the week: Scamps

May 23, 2016 06:45 am

With the school holidays approaching, our start-up of the week is Scamps, a search directory to help you find the right camp for your child in your locality.

The post Start-up of the week: Scamps appeared first on Silicon Republic.


Copyright © 2016 Silicon Republic, All rights reserved.


unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences