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Location-Based Marketing Startup Ubimo Gets $7.5M To Create Ad Campaigns Using Real-Time Data

Many brands now rely on location-based marketing, which sends consumers ads based on which stores or venues are nearby. Founded by former Googlers, Ubimo incorporates additional data points, including weather and local events, to make ads more relevant and result in higher conversion rates.<p>Based in …

Marketing

2015 Internet Trends Report

KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first published in 1995. Since then, the number of Internet users has risen from 35 million in 1995 to more than 2.8 billion today. The 2015 report looks at key Internet trends …

30 Startup Lessons

• Rejection, not failure, is the default state of startups (from market, family and investors).<br>• Entrepreneurship is learning to live in a constant state …

Startups

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups

Massively successful startups have historically been rare. Emerging to the wonder of the business world, companies like Yahoo, Google, Amazon and Facebook seemed such aberrations they became known as unicorns.<p>But today’s business playing field sports a herd of them—over 80, in fact. Companies such …

Venture Capital
Customers
Marketing

AOL Launches ONE to Help Make the Most of Your Ads

AOL has unveiled ONE – a system that aims to make the process of advertising more transparent for marketers and ensure brands are getting the most bang for their buck.<p>The technology shows you where an ad is performing best and driving the most sales, so if all of your customers are buying through …

Foursquare Pinpoint Ad Platform Will Sell You Localized Ads

Foursquare is today introducing a new advertising tool called Pinpoint, which takes advantage of the platform’s location expertise to target users based on where they go in the real world.<p>Foursquare says Pinpoint leverages Foursquare’s 7 billion check-ins and 55 million users to pull together its …

The emojification of brand advertising

Pictures speak a thousand words. Especially if those pictures are fun graphic emojis like a smirking face. Or a face with tears of joy. Or a …

Burger King

E-commerce Platform Shopify Files to Go Public | Inc.com

Shopify, which provides a platform for small- and mid-size businesses that sell products online, plans to go public.<p>The Canadian company said it plans to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering, but that number could change as bankers gauge investor interest.<p>Shopify works with …

eCommerce

Mark Zuckerberg talks about Oculus, books and his workweek during Facebook Q&A

What does it take to be the CEO of Facebook you ask? Just 50 to 60 hours of work per week.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, held a Q&A on …

Amazon Machine Learning marks a sea change in the way organizations handle data | #AWSSummit

Amazon Machine Learning is designed to remove barriers to entry for developers, said Matt Wood, GM of the Data Science Team at Amazon Web Services, …

Machine Learning
Taco Bell

Scotch pancakes recipe

Serve these speedy Scotch pancakes with a knob of butter or a spoonful of jam<p>SERVES<p>Makes 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>110g (4oz) plain flour<br>• 2 tsp baking-powder<br>• 1 tbsp golden caster sugar<br>• 1 medium egg, separated<br>• 150ml (5fl oz) milk<br>• 15g (½oz) butter, melted, plus extra for frying<p>METHOD<p>Sift the flour, baking-powder, …

Crêpes dentelles with salt-butter caramel recipe

Deliciously light crêpes, served with a salted caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream and hazelnuts<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the crêpes</b><p>125g (4½oz) plain flour<br>• 30g (1¾oz) sugar<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 300ml (10fl oz) milk<br>• 1 medium egg plus 1 yolk<br>• 30g (1¾oz) melted butter<br>• unsalted butter, for frying<p><b>For the sauce</b><p>125g (4½oz) …

Horrible commute is a boon to East Bay tech firms

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The commute to Silicon Valley has gotten so bad that it is becoming a recruiting tool — for tech companies in Oakland and …

San Francisco