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City of Boston calls for IoT projects grounded in reality

The City of Boston is calling all Internet of Things (IoT) developers to submit ideas on how to improve the quality of life for citizens.<p>A request for information (RFI) published earlier this month calls on IoT developers to skip the “glossy presentation” and actual identify areas where …

Smart Cities

How I Built A Successful Startup In The Middle Of Nowhere

It can be done–even in Utica, New York.<p>Location, location, location. It’s an old mantra of traditional marketers and a reason why so many startups all cluster in the same place. For many of those in the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City, location really is everything. The connections and …

Startups

Microsoft Office, Google Docs beware: This open-source startup is after your users

Latvian company OnlyOffice wants to create the Swiss watch of office suites and convince people there are valid choices beyond the big brands.<p>Seven …

Software

4 steps to reinventing yourself after a major failure

Hitting rock bottom — as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial — types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens — even to the best of us who think we are completely prepared for this roller coaster ride in the pursuit of success.<p>And if you don't want to …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Weiner – “CEO of LinkedIn” for entrepreneurs

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+1<p>Shares 27<p>Jeff Weiner has been the Chief Executive Officer of LinkedIn Corporation since June 2009. Weiner served as an Interim …

6 keys to successful social media measurement

Social media measurement tools enable marketers to determine which tactics work best.<p>Marketers use measurement to track their progress and contribute …

7 UX Design Tips to Improve Your Mobile App

User experience design (UX) focuses on usability, using tools such as user research and usability testing to develop an understanding of users’ …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Pixel Launcher, Messenger

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

In recent years, there has been a staggering surge in interest in intelligent systems as applied to everything from customer support to curing cancer. Simply sprinkling the term “AI” into startup pitch decks seems to increase the likelihood of getting access to funding. The media continuously …

7 Signs You're Focused on Stuff That Doesn't Matter

A CEO unloads on entrepreneurs who are more interested in "playing startup" than actually building a business.<p>Startups are sexy. With a Facebook movie, an HBO show, and a sitting president musing about his possible future career as a VC, there's no denying it.<p>That's both good and bad news. It's …

Startups