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Visually Raises $8.1M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Infographics And Other Visual Content

Infographic haters, despair. Visually, the startup that’s best-known as an infographic marketplace, is announcing that it has raised $8.1 million in Series A funding.<p>The company started out as a tool for creating infographics, but over time it has moved to a marketplace model, connecting companies …

Youmiam Is A Soundcloud For Recipes Coming Out Of France

French startup Youmiam released a new version of its recipe sharing website and just announced that it has raised $410,000 (€300,000) from angel investors Patrick Robin (24h00), Thierry Petit (Showroomprivé) and Denis Chavanis (former managing director of Nestlé Waters). Youmiam makes it easy to …

Steven Tadelis's answer to How did the problem of the prisoner's dilemma become so popular in studying game theory?

As a teacher of game theory, it is a great game to teach because first, it illustrates a broader and recurring theme that applies to many situations. …

Financial Advisor Resources

International Growth Fund<p>While the world has changed drastically over the past two decades, Oppenheimer International Growth Fund’s investment …

Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses

If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially obscured such as j*******s@yahoo.com.<p>The same technique works if you type in other …

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design. <b></b>These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Vidme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

Following the backlash against YouTube’s merging with Google+ for identity, authentication and, most recently, commenting, there’s been a renewed interest in a sort of anonymous video hosting service – something like an “Imgur for video,” for instance. It’s an idea that’s been tried before, but …

In Indonesia, anyone with more than 2,000 Twitter followers can get paid $21 a tweet to advertise

Jakarta, Indonesia is the “world’s tweet capital,” reports Reuters, where anyone with more than 2,000 followers can get paid at least $21 to tweet during rush hour, when most Indonesians are stuck in traffic and (apparently) glued to their mobiles.<p>For Westerners, it’s easy to miss just how big …