David Blackburn

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Only The Beginning of Health 3.0 | ZDoggMD

The Turntable Health Revolution<p>On January 31st, 2017 Turntable Health’s Downtown Las Vegas location finalized operations after serving our community …

Fitbit Offering Refunds Or Device Swaps To Owners Of Force Wristband With Skin Irritation

Fitness device maker Fitbit is offering up an honest deal to customers who are reporting that their Fitbit Force is causing them skin irritation: you can either get a full refund, or swap out your tracker for a different one from the Fitbit line, the assumption being that you’ll likely opt for one …

TxtMeApp Offers An Easy Way To Drive Mobile Downloads From Desktop Ads

Here’s one way advertisers can convince desktop viewers to try out their mobile apps — send them a text.<p>That’s the proposition behind TxtMeApp,a new product from Israel-based digital media agency Say Media Group (not to be confused with Say Media, the San Francisco-based advertising and publishing …

5 Patterns Behind Billion-Dollar Consumer Web Companies

<i>This post originally appeared on Geektime.</i><p>There are five strategies, or patterns, that set apart leading internet startups – or the billion-dollar club companies – from all the rest.<p>For the past several years I have been intrigued by what constitutes a successful habit. I’ve poured over myriads of …

I Took a Breather with Breather

I recently had the pleasure of spending a month in Montreal and was delighted to discover a thriving startup scene.<p>Recent acquisitions include 5by (StumbleUpon) and LocalMind (Airbnb) but there’s also a significant roster of companies – many in the adult industry – that have chosen Montreal as …

Where Will All The SMS Messages Go When Texting Dies?

The humble text message is not disappearing overnight, but less SMSs will be sent in 2014 than in 2013. People are communicating more than ever, so these messages are going somewhere. For the handful of companies that can capture the public interest and a critical mass of messages, 2014 will be a …