Startups can ask investors for cash through Twitter

By Jon Fingas Your favorite internet startup might not just be using Twitter for business news and sales pitches in the near future — the US Securities and Exchange Commission has greenlit using the social network to drum up interest in future stocks and debt off… Source:: Startups can ask investors for cash through Twitter

Stretchy conductive ink puts computing power on your clothes

By Jon Fingas Those dreams of having computers in your clothing might be more realistic than you think. Japanese researchers have developed a printable conductive ink that maintains a circuit even when you stretch fabric to three times its usual length — you coul… Source:: Stretchy conductive ink puts computing power on your clothes

Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds

By Jon Fingas In the hunt for planets around distant stars, the stars themselves are often the worst enemy. They’re so bright that you rarely spot anything smaller than a gas giant, which isn’t much help when you’re trying to find habitable worlds. An alliance of … Source:: Telescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds