Graham Ó Maonaigh

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Startups Bring Electronic Payments to Small Businesses

It wasn't long ago that certain types of businesses remained cash-only for cost and logistical purposes. They wanted to accept credit cards, sure, …

MIT’s Plan To Inspire The Next Generation Of Bitcoin Innovators

New courses will study the origins of Bitcoin, and its surprisingly varied potential applications.<p>In recent years, there has been a lot of enthusiasm for how cryptocurrencies will create new platforms, markets, and economies. But what will the future of commerce and, indeed, the world look like? A …

NewsCred Raises $42M As It Sets Its Sights Beyond Content Marketing

NewsCred is announcing that it has raised $42 million in additional equity funding.<p>Founded in 2008, the company started out as a system for readers to rate the credibility of every online publication and story. It shifted focus a couple of times before settling on helping brands find content for …

Guru, With $2.7 Million In Funding, Simplifies Internal Knowledge Sharing

Given the speed at which startups often grow, disseminating important information to the folks that need it <i>(when they need it)</i> can become a huge hurdle.<p>Guru, started by Boomi founder Rick Nucci, aims to solve that problem.<p>Guru is a Chrome web extension that sits on top of pretty much anything you …

Snapchat Hires A New Growth Lead

Snapchat has hired a new growth lead from Facebook as it continues its trek to becoming one of the most valuable social networking companies in the world.<p>Anthony Pompliano, a product manager that led growth and engagement for Facebook pages, has joined the company to lead Snapchat’s growth team, he …

Facing regulatory roadblocks, Uber ramps up its lobbying in California

Ubernow spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo.<p>And for good reason: The 6-year-old ride-hailing company needs powerful friends as it faces two serious regulatory challenges in the state — a move to reclassify its drivers as employees, not independent …

Visual Studio 2015 is now available for developers

Microsoft has today released the latest version of Visual Studio, a major update to the company’s flagship development environment.<p>The update is a big upgrade for developers, inviting them to build apps for entirely new platforms and making it easier to port existing apps.<p>Visual Studio 2015 …

Uncertainty swirls around Barclays' plans

Uncertainty swirled around Barclays' overhaul plans Monday following a report that the British banking giant plans to cut more than 30,000 jobs as it speeds up its cost-cutting strategy.<p>The reported job reductions could cut the London-based bank's global workforce from approximately 132,000 to less …

Instagram Brings Search To The Web

Instagram revolutionized how we searched for pics of celebrities getting wasted on yachts on mobile, and now they’re bringing that same experience to the web.<p>Today, Instagram is adding search to its desktop experience. Users can now search hashtags, profiles and locations on instagram.com in a …

PayPal returns today with a market cap larger than eBay

PayPal, the digital payment service that has been spun off from eBay, will begin trading today at a higher value than its parent company.<p>At $46.6 …

How The Best Marketers Are Using Analytics To Create Competitive Advantage

Two of the hottest topics today, from the classroom to the boardroom, are Big Data and Analytics. There is a recognition that firms that do a better job of collecting, assimilating, analyzing, and using data have a built-in advantage versus their competitors. Yet, if your firm doesn’t have a …

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