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.
Trending on the Topix Network
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.