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15 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

OfferPipe: A New App For Retailers To Create Mobile Offers

As a small business owner, you know one of the best ways to attract new customers is through special promotions.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Computers

17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

The work that really drives New York

Now that Mayor de Blasio has scored two high-profile wins that will make a long-term impact on the lives of working-class New Yorkers - expanding paid sick leave and securing funding for universal pre-kindergarten - it's time to focus on the less flashy work of connecting New York's unemployed with solid, good-paying jobs.


Related Topix: New York, New York Government, DoubleClick, Social Software, Opinion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Swapping Your Online Friends for Dining Deals

Ever wondered if you could get paid just to be yourself? A new smartphone app start-up called Haggle is hoping to do just that.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, India, World News


Uber's Most Active Users Are Concentrated in Cities' Richest Neighborhoods

Uber's 100-city expansion suggests that the service is gaining users in cities of all sizes and there remains much room for growth, as long as its many legal battles don't get in the way.


Related Topix: Instagram, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Queens, NY, New York, NY, The Bronx, NY, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico City, Mexico Travel, Mexico Travel

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

If You Work For A Startup Like Fab Or Foursquare, You Need To Ask Yourself This Question

When you work for a tech startup that has raised a lot of money but has an uncertain future, you - as an employee with stock options - should ask yourself: When Facebook went public, it produced a reported 1,000 millionaires.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' -- 3 Critical Questions

This doesn't mean that everyone on your list can track your movements -- you only become visible to friends who turn on the feature as well.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, WebMD, Yelp

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Is Winter Coming? Hear More From Our All-Star Investor Panel At Disrupt NY

VC money in the U.S is at its highest level since 2001, and valuations are soaring.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Refinery29, Tumblr

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Guest Post: Travel industry still behind in mobile

The internet had a huge impact on the travel industry early on, as consumers swarmed to online travel agencies to find the best prices on flights and hotels, and took to online travel guides to plan their trips in advance.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


NY gets new bootcamp for data scientists: It's free, but harder to get into than Harvard

How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat , May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Mathematics, Science, Computer Science, New York University

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fast Company

How Yelp Can Get Its Groove Back

After the Wall Street Journal asked the Federal Trade Commission about customer complaints leveled at the reviews site, the government agency revealed thousands of them, as well as a steady stream of subpoenas from lawyers trying to find out the identities of anonymous reviewers.


Related Topix: Startups, Yelp, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Washington, Washington Government, Business News

Sun Apr 06, 2014


The Call of the Crowd: Event Participation in Location-based Social Services

Understanding the social and behavioral forces behind event participation is not only interesting from the viewpoint of social science, but also has important applications in the design of personalized event recommender systems.


Fri Apr 04, 2014


Underdogs no more: NYC's $125 billion tech ecosystem adds 45,000 jobs

Unlike those tech workers over in Silicon Valley who live in a Google-bussing , Glass-wearing , Playa-sharing comfort bubble of soft landings and superhero universities , New York startups are toughing it out in the real world.


Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Tumblr

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Pizza Marketplace

6 technologies about to change limited-service restaurants

Chances are good that you haven't yet heard the newest buzzwords in technology, such as geo-fencing, NFC, Bluetooth Smart or location-aware check-ins.


Related Topix: Bluetooth

Foursquare Leverages 'Check-In' Data Trove, Eyes LatAm Expansion

As consumer apps companies ramp up efforts in geo-targeted ads and hyper-local search, Foursquare has responded by turning check-in data into marketing services opportunities .


Related Topix: Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Twitter


New apps help people avoid unwanted encounters

Trying to avoid an awkward encounter with an ex? Fearful of an embarrassing meeting after an argument? New apps can help people avoid bumping into others and provide escape routes if they do.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Foursquare Expands Ad Capabilities Into LatAm by Partnering With IMS

Foursquare has selected Internet Media Services as its exclusive advertising partner in Latin America.


Related Topix: Clickz

Fast Company

Doctors Will Put Patients In "Suspended" State To Treat Gunshots, Knife Wounds

BlinkFeed, Sense's Flipboard-like reader that arranges pieces of content into tiles on your homescreen, is still there.


Related Topix: Cameras, Business News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Genesee Country Express

'Anti-social network' app helps people avoid social interaction in real world

There's a new iOS app for those who cringe at the thought of running into people they connect with via social media in the real world.



Foursquare's New Ads Tap Twitter And Require $100K Commitment

Foursquare has a new ad product that invites users to tweet marketing messages when they check into businesses.


Related Topix: Twitter, Marketing


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