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Startup RentAStudent has a lofty goal: to be a Craigslist-like service that connects startups and small businesses with talented students for one-time projects. “A lot of businesses are struggling now to get all the work they need done with small budgets, and a lot of students are looking for ways to get exposure.” RentAStudent CEO Morgan Dierstein told VentureBeat. “We help both parties connect.”
One major issue constantly plaguing startups is finding willing beta testers that can help get a service or site in shape before a public launch. BetaBait , which launched publicly today, wants to help solve this problem by better connecting startups and eager testers. One of the company’s co-founders is long-time VentureBeat contributor Cody Barbierri. He said he started the company because he saw a clear opening in the market, with so many startups in Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, but not enough tools to help get testers lined up. BetaBait members receive a single email every day that lists several beta web, mobile and social applications.
You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet.
The Revenge of the Electric Car, the sequel to the 2006 film Who Killed the Electric Car? , is set to premiere in New York and Los Angeles on Oct. 21. The film, from director Chris Paine, follows its predecessor's question with a definitive, even menacing response, but it might be more aptly titled Who Will Win the Electric Car Race?
Read full article Continue reading page | 1 | 2 A century ago, one of the world’s first hackers used Morse code insults to disrupt a public demo of Marconi's wireless telegraph LATE one June afternoon in 1903 a hush fell across an expectant audience in the Royal Institution's celebrated lecture theatre in London. Before the crowd, the physicist John Ambrose Fleming was adjusting arcane apparatus as he prepared to demonstrate an emerging technological wonder: a long-range wireless communication system developed by his boss, the Italian radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi.