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The 10 Coolest New Tech Products at CES

The largest tech event of the year with almost 160,000 attendees and over 3,600 exhibitors, the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) offered a wide array of new tech for 2015. Here are some of the cooler things we saw:

Fashion Startups to Watch in 2015

Sartorially-gifted men and women are similar when it comes to fashion: we all want to look nice, save some money, and at the same time wear the latest designer gems. Fortunately, a handful of Bay Area entrepreneurs have developed new approaches that combine traditional methods with innovation. Here are the fash-tech startups to watch in 2015.

Bay Area Incubators Focus On Diversity In Tech

Tech has a diversity problem. Luckily, these six Bay Area accelerators and incubators were created to help bolster minority representation in local workplaces. 

New Startup Wants Bike Owners to Rent Out Their Wheels

With a growing reputation as the "Airbnb for bikes," new startup Spinlister provides cyclists with a platform to lease out their rides to prospective renters, while saving money, meeting awesome people, and consuming less along the way.

Apps to Improve Your Health in 2015

Want to actually keep your New Year's resolution to get fit in 2015? These five health apps are here to help. 

SoundCloud Co-Founder Eric Wahlforss Reveals His Favorite Podcasts

You already know and love the endless playlist options on SoundCloud, but the company also has a range of interesting non-music related affairs up their sleeve that, over the past year, has led the shift in reshaping auditory behavior. According to Edison Research, 2014 marks the first year that the majority of podcast listening happened on mobile devices. The shift, SoundCloud co-founder and CTO, Eric Wahlforss, divulges is due to listeners’ change in audio consumption.

Seek Thermal Camera Gives Heat Vision to Smartphones

New smartphone attachment Seek Thermal places the superpower of thermal imaging in the palm of your hand. A pocket sized-device that plugs into your phone, the camera bequeaths the user with the powers of heat vision—which, as it turns out, is as practical as it is cool.

Doctor On Demand Offers Therapy Online

Did you ever see Web Therapy with Lisa Kudrow? You really should if you haven't—improvised 15 minute online episodes, all over web chat, with Kudrow playing a self-absorbed, ethically-challenged, not-so-licensed psychotherapist. The series was, in a word, brilliant. (Watch them all here; the ones with Julia Louis-Dryfus are excellent.) Well, that ostensibly zany premise, minus the questionable therapy, is now a reality.

New GIF-Only Keyboard Expresses Your True Emotions

Credit Riffsy with bringing everyone's favorite communication method right to your fingertips. The GIF keyboard—lauded as the new and much-improved emoji—allows you to text, tweet, email, and Facebook message millions of short videos straight from any device. Organized by hashtags, your recipient will never have to guess at your true feelings again. 

4 Bay Area Female Entrepreneurs to Watch

The Bay Area is shaping a new generation of audacious, self confident, forward-thinking, and business-wise women entrepreneurs that are providing the Golden State with disruptive ideas. We found four that are turning the tech industry on its head in various e-sectors, including journalism, charity, health, and commerce—industries that are growing fast in Silicon Valley. Here are the ones truly shaking things up.

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