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How Vimeo Is Preparing For The Future Of Video Storytelling

At The Fast Company Innovation Festival, a Vimeo workshop gave an intriguing glimpse of a future in which we’ll all be creating video.<p>If a recent workshop run by Vimeo during The Fast Company Innovation Festival is any indication, we’ve only just begun to push the boundaries of storytelling through …

Workey launches ‘Tinder for recruitment’

“I’m a millennial, we did something bad to the HR market,” says Ben Reuveni, co-founder and CEO of Israeli career development and recruitment startup Workey. Part confessional, part company pitch, he argues that, different to the generation before it, millennials change jobs every two years, while …

This luxury e-tailer lets customers build their own shopping street

The world of online luxury retail is getting crowded. Between Net-a-Porter, Farfetch, 24 Sevres, and Matches, well-heeled shoppers have a wealth of options. All of these brands are coming up with innovative ways to provide customers with the kind of white-glove service they used to get when they …

Why Managers Should Start Texting Job Candidates

A new survey from Yello reveals that the best way to find and hire young talent is through their phone.<p>Now that graduation season is upon us, employers may see a surge of applicants vying for entry-level positions. And while there’s tons of advice for job seekers on how to stand out among a sea of …

5 Eye-Opening Facts About Display Advertising

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Is Your Hiring Process As Emotionally Intelligent As The People It’s Meant To Hire?

What if the reason recruiters can’t find emotionally intelligent candidates is because their hiring processes lack real people skills?<p>As most job candidates are probably sick of hearing by now, emotional intelligence is a coveted skill recruiters look for when they’re making hires. There’s tons of …

The Best Advice For Building Chatbots? Don’t Force People To Use Chatbots

A panel of experts gathered at Facebook’s F8 conference this week to talk about the benefits–and limitations–of chatbots.<p>At Facebook’s annual F8 conference this week, experts convened a panel to discuss best practices for designing chatbots. The key takeaway? Don’t force people to use chatbots.<p>The …

Completed wants to take on LinkedIn with a Yelp-style rating model

If Black Mirror is anything to go by, rating everyone around you isn’t always a great idea, but Completed wants to make it easier to rate and rank the business professionals around you. It’s kind of like Yelp, but instead of rating companies, you’re rating the people within the businesses. The San …

Google is building a job platform called Google Hire from its ‘Bebop’ acquisition

Google has dozens of big projects going on in the background, many of which we never learn anything about. Today, though, we’re hearing more about a service Google has in store for job recruiters — Google Hire.<p>You can access the main login screen of Google Hire right now, but the service itself is …

Helpling, Rocket Internet’s home services company, raises further €10M as on-demand space cools

Helpling, the Rocket Internet-founded company that lets you book a range of home services online, is disclosing €10 million in new funding. The round was led by Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), the joint venture between Rocket Internet and Ooredoo, and also includes a number of other existing …

EquipmentShare, the Airbnb of construction, raises $26 million

It hasn’t even been a year since EquipmentShare raised a Series A round of funding, but the “Airbnb of construction rentals,” has closed a $26 million Series B round. The Columbia, Missouri-based startup helps contractors rent out their under-utilized equipment, or rent safety tested equipment that …

The tables have turned! Hardware finally has to catch up to software

For the last few years, hardware growth has been fast and rough. New processor and GPU generations roll out constantly, with storage formats seeing …

Augmented Reality

In 5 Years, Your Entire Office Will Fit In A Backpack To Take Wherever You Want

You’ll be able to work from anywhere: Just find a nice spot, press a button, and watch your workplace inflate.<p>For freelancers and remote workers, the ideal office doesn’t yet exist. Conference calls don’t work in coffee shops, coworking spaces are expensive and often lack privacy, and working from …

Telegram names first winners of its ‘fast and useful’ bot competition

Messaging app Telegram has named the first wave of bots to win prizes via a $1 million BotPrize competition it announced back in April.<p>The idea was to incentivize developers to build fast and useful bots — aka automated accounts — and thereby help it build out the bot platform it debuted back in …

7 can't-miss apps: Out of Ten, Must App, Pocket and more

With Microsoft's and Apple's back-to-back hardware events taking the tech world by storm, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.<p>Each …

Apps

Needed’s smarter shopping app will find you the best nearby deals

A new app called Needed, now officially launching, wants to upgrade your mobile shopping list. Instead of turning to a simple note-taking app or to-do list, Needed aims to help you save on groceries by automatically searching for deals and sales that match the items on your list.<p>The idea is to help …

Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.<p>A man explores social media on a computer at an …

Samsung's rush to save the Galaxy Note 7 may have hastened its demise

Samsung still doesn’t know what is causing the Note 7 to catch fire<p>Samsung continues to deal with the aftermath of its decision to eliminate its Galaxy Note 7 phone. According to an article published today in <i>The</i><i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the company’s efforts to save the device might have hindered …

Side matches students with companies for short-term jobs

Meet Side, a French startup that until recently was called WeSlash. Side is a marketplace for short-term jobs. Companies may need a few extra hands for a few days or weeks, and students may want to work on the side to make a bit of money or gain experience — Side fills this need and raised $1.5 …

Government’s refusal to recognize the rise of independent contractors is hurting the economy

The workforce of the 21st century has been changing for years. Government, only recently perceiving the movement from a traditional workforce to an independent contractor model, is stifling innovation and hurting workers in the process.<p>From Boston to Seattle, we are seeing a myriad of impulsive …

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the development of chatbots — software programs that use messaging as the interface through which to carry out any number of tasks, from scheduling a meeting, to reporting weather, to helping …

Facebook 'overestimated' video viewing time

<b>Facebook has overestimated how much video people have watched for the last two years, the firm has admitted.</b><p>One advertiser suggested that, in some cases, video viewing statistics had been overestimated by up to 80%.<p>Facebook's analytics are an important tool for advertisers, who use them to work out …

How gamification got 30,000 people addicted to our ecommerce app

If you live near a PokeStop, chances are you’ve witnessed first-hand the addictive power of games and gamification. Pokemon Go serves as a poignant …

User Generated Content

Nextdoor — a private, localized social network — is now used in over 100,000 US neighborhoods

The company is rolling out a business model and international expansion<p>Two years ago, I wrote a story about Nextdoor, a private social network that requires users to register with proof of both their identity and address. Once accepted, you belong to a neighborhood and can see and speak with any …

Flipagram, with 4 billion views per day, wants to democratize video storytelling

Flipagram, an app that combines video with 60 seconds of music, has apparently attracted a lot of people with something to say. On Thursday at …

YouTube Director app helps business owners on a budget create DIY video ads

YouTube today announced a new suite of tools to help business owners get started with creating video ads on a budget.<p>The YouTube Director suite comes in three parts: the first is a free iOS app that lets you shoot your own commercial using a template and step-by-step instructions of what to shoot. …

Japanese handmade marketplace Creema raises $10M

Creema is the latest handmade marketplace in Asia to raise new funding. The Japanese startup announced this week (link via Google Translate) that it has received 1.1 billion yen (about $10 million) from Globis Capital Partners and returning investor KDDI Open Innovation Fund (the venture fund run …

Beekeeper, the mobile-first communications platform for blue-collar and service workers, raises $5M

Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers that need a better way to communicate with blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has beefed up its coffers with $5 million in new funding.<p>The round is being led by Fyrfly Venture …

The Top 10 Industries For Freelancers

The most in-demand industries for freelancers probably aren’t what you’d think, which presents a new challenge for building skills.<p>As the freelance economy continues to grow, a number of industries have emerged as top employers, and they may not be the ones you typically associate with …

Why Selfies Sell: The Science of Influential Marketing

Ten years ago, if you had told me there would be these things called <i>selfies</i> in the future, and that common, everyday people would be using these …