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Quirky Spotter Multipurpose Sensor

Despite this gadget's clear potential, there are still too many performance kinks for us to recommend it outright.

November 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 26, 2013

What is SurfCast and can it spoil Microsoft's Windows 8 party?

SurfCast is a fresh face in patent litigation that's targeting Redmond's new Tiles concept. But the outfit is familiar to Microsoft, which cited it 47 times in its own patent applications.

By November 1, 2012


Crowdsourcing the creative

For Wired UK's "Work Smarter" issue (just released), I had the pleasure to speak with John Winsor, co-founder and CEO of Victors & Spoils (V&S), the world's first creative (ad) agency built on crowdsourcing principles.

By March 6, 2010


Mom crowdsources baby name for $5,000

In conjunction with Web site Belly Ballot, a Los Angeles mom is asking random strangers to choose what her baby will be called. How about "Troubled?"

By February 28, 2013


HTC: Low-end smartphones would spoil our brand

When all else fails, hit the burgeoning emerging markets with low-end smartphones to bump the figures. With one exception: struggling smartphone maker HTC thinks that would be beneath it.

By June 13, 2012


The world's first crowdsourced creative agency

Three advertising veterans launch Victor & Spoils, which will address "perceived crowdsourcing flaws...through world-class creative direction." We'll soon see how.

By November 2, 2009


Twitter: We're crowdsourcing questions for Obama

A Twitter spokesman says questions for the president's town hall meeting will be selected by "curators" drawn from its user base. Let the legalize pot advocacy begin!

By June 30, 2011


Q&A: Jeff Howe on 'crowdsourcing'

Howe's new book examines the power that large groups of people have when they collectively use their creativity and talent toward accomplishing a central goal.

By August 27, 2008


NASA crowd-sourcing its astronaut soundtrack

The astronauts' "wake-up songs" for the final two space shuttle missions have been put to a poll. 4chan may want to be aware that they can't write in Rick Astley.

By August 23, 2010


giffgaff: O2's bonkers-barmy crowdsourced phone network

O2 has launched giffgaff, a wacky new PAYG phone network with no call centres and no advertising -- just you, your friends, and low, low prices

By November 26, 2009