After Google made news last week when it announced its top secret drone delivery program, Project Wing, and last year’s announcement of the Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service, The New York Times is reporting that NASA is developing an air traffic control system for drones. The new drone traffic [...]
iPhone Mobile Wallet Deal, Twitter Tweet Stream Changes & News On Tencent, Facebook, LinkedIn, & WhatsApp
1. Trouble in China: Microsoft has 20 days to explain itself in antitrust probe: Things aren’t looking all that good...
After two years of research and development in a non-descript red brick building on Google’s Mountain View corporate...
1. Twitter is rolling out its Tweet Activity dashboard to all users: Twitter has begun opening up its new Tweet Activity...
ZipRecruiter, an online job board for small businesses, has raised $63 million to rapidly scale the growth of its platform. The Santa Monica, California-based company was co-founded in 2010 by Ian Siegel, Joe Edmonds, Ward Poulos, and Will Redd, whose goal was to create Fortune 500-level recruiting tools for small businesses. The capital injection [...]Read more ›
Nimble, the Social CRM platform, has released a new iPhone app. The new Nimble iOS app comes a week after updates to the user interface design of their web experience including the search bar, task and collaboration notifications, help center and inactivity notifications. The new iPhone app has been completely redesigned [...]Read more ›
Hubspot has filed to go public on Monday with a $100 million initial public offering. The Boston-area based tech company, founded by Dharmesh Shah and Brian Halligan, filed its S-1 document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissions and will trade under the symbol HUBS on the New York Stock Exchange. According [...]Read more ›
Tracking technology is becoming an industry standard, especially for expensive assets and inventory. The trend is resulting in higher demand for hardware and solutions providers. There are nearly 6 million tracking devices in the United States. That figure is expected to jump to 15 million by 2015.Read more ›
A 2013 study estimated that the cost of cybercrime last year escalated 78%, with an average cost of $1 million to resolve an attack. Many concerns are raised as predictions indicate that cybercrime will continue to increase in the near future.Read more ›
In 2012, more than 78% of businesses had suffered at least one data breach in the last two years, according to a Trend Micro-sponsored study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
No matter their size, all businesses using any kind of internet or wireless connectivity need to be aware of data security in order to keep data as safe as possible.Read more ›
Around the world, mobile banking is picking up steam as a banking choice for a number of practical reasons.
One of the most prevalent of those reasons is that mobile banking is a convenient and simple way to bank; another is that it gives those who don’t have access to traditional brick-and-mortar banks, a way to safely deposit their money, shop, pay bills, and transfer funds between themselves and other individuals or organizations.Read more ›
LinkedIn has acquired Newsle, the news alerts startup for your professional and social network. Newsle sends email alerts to its users whenever it finds news about their social network connections. We founded Newsle with a simple goal: to deliver important news about the people who matter to you. Three years and [...]Read more ›
European entrepreneurs have a reason to celebrate this weekend as Google is bringing its bank account across the pond. Google Ventures announced today that they’re launching a new venture fund to invest $100 million in Europe’s most disruptive startups. “We believe Europe’s startup scene has enormous potential. We’ve seen compelling [...]Read more ›
While Salesforce focuses on promoting Dreamforce, and giving away 24 free tickets to businesses that enter and win their Surfboard Sales Awards, Box is focusing on its own customer conference, BoxWorks 2014. The event is being held on September 2-4 in San Francisco and will feature keynote speakers such as [...]Read more ›
In Nashville last week, LaunchTN gathered entrepreneurs from 10 states and over 70 investment firms for a shindig known as SouthlandSE. The “investor-conference-cum-Southern-festival” goes on alongside Bonaroo. It is gaining steam as the “SXSW” of the South.
This year, CEOs from Silicon Valley companies, such as Box, Bonobos, PayPal, and Pando, shared the stage with top startups from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Memphis, and even Mexico.Read more ›
Drizly, a growing mobile app connecting liquor stores to their customers, was inspired by the question, “Why isn’t alcohol delivered?”
Boasting over 3000 items in their online store and the only app of its kind to be recognized by state liquor authorities, Drizly is currently available in LA, NYC, Boston, Brooklyn, and Chicago.Read more ›
Online marketing is serious work, which is why you need the right tools to get the positive results you want to achieve. Oftentimes, however, these tools can be costly. For entrepreneurs that are just starting out, that can be a problem.
That being the case, consider the following online marketing tools that you can use for free, or for a fraction of the amount their pricier counterparts charge:Read more ›
Shake, the mobile-first legal app startup, announced today that it has launched a pilot program for businesses. The NYC-based company officially launched in 2013 with the goal of simplifying the process of creating binding legal agreements on a smartphone. Exited about @shakelaw going enterprise! With piloters @spotify @buzzfeed @Gundersonlaw @anomaly [...]Read more ›
Interesting post on the Dwolla blog today on the financial burden small businesses face by maintaining paper check operations. According to Dwolla’s research, there are 23 million small businesses in the U.S. and 67% of them still issue paper checks. Dwolla estimates that businesses can cumulatively save $13.1 billion by [...]Read more ›
Having a website that’s easy to navigate along with well-written content will help you to attract more business. Here are 11 steps you should follow in order to grow your business online. How to Build and Maintain a Better Website 1. Titles are Important When creating your site’s title, make [...]Read more ›