Digital Good Times Episode 24 - Covello - Biz/Dev

By Digital Good Times | Covello (Covella = Collaborative Growth) does a great job creating innovative communities inside business.

Tyler, The Creator is Launching an App & Magazine

What to Read Next<p>/Apr 8, 2015<p>Brixton have presented their ”ReStitched” collection of limited edition apparel and headwear, made<p>00 Hypes Comments<p>/Apr …

Zazzy’s New Marketplace Lets You Design And Sell Your Own 3D Printed Jewelry

Zazzy, an Amsterdam-based startup that allows anyone to design and customize their own 3D-printed jewelry is now launching a new marketplace that lets you sell your jewelry to others as well, instead of just buying it for yourself. The company believes the new platform, Zazzy.co, will make sense …

Startups

With Another $200M In The Bank, Josh James Finally Takes The Wraps Off Business Analytics Startup Domo

It’s rare that a company can hire 600 employees, raise $450 million in funding, reach $100 million in annual sales, and still say it’s in stealth mode. But Domo, the brainchild of Omniture co-founder Josh James, is no ordinary startup.<p>The company, which was founded nearly five years ago, has …

Startups

DEA Was Dragnet Spying on Billions of American Phone Calls for Decades

Indiscriminate spying was the DEA’s blunt force weapon of choice in its “War on Drugs.” The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Justice Department …

Surveillance

Police in India Will Use Weaponized Pepper Spray Drones on Protesters

Indian police recently purchased five drones so they could dump pepper spray on protesters during political demonstrations.<p>The police force in …

Drones

The FBI Lets Criminals Walk in Order to Keep This Device a Secret

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is notoriously secretive about its cell phone tracking tools known as Stingrays. Now, new documents obtained by …

Surveillance

Bob Marley-branded weed is helping pot startups break funding records

As support for legalizing marijuana in the US continues to grow, investors are on the lookout for companies that can cash in. So far, the smart money seems to be on Privateer Holdings: a Seattle-based private equity firm that secured a 30-year licensing deal to use Bob Marley's name and likeness to …

Cannabis
Content Curation

With $2.3M In The Bank, Showbie Wants To Make Classrooms Paperless

Showbie, an Edmonton, Canada-based startup, wants to make it easier for teachers to share assignments with students and for those students to turn in their homework online (or through the company’s iOS app).<p>The company recently released version 2.0 of its service and today disclosed that it has now …

Startups

The Best and Worst Cities for Moving Up to the Middle or Upper Class

Income mobility—moving up from below-median income to median or above-median income—varies depending on where you live. A statistical study from the …

The best contraceptives for teens are IUDs and implants

They are 'safe and appropriate for teens'<p>The most effective contraceptive method for teens are IUDs and implants, according to a new CDC studyreleased today. Yet, less than 5 percent of teens are currently using IUDs and implants to prevent unwanted pregnancies. So, the CDC is recommending a number …

Pregnancy

Uber Co-Founder’s Startup ‘Operator’ Will Get You What You Want

Send an instant message asking for something, and they’ll do the grunt work of placing your order and getting it delivered to you. That’s the idea for Uber co-founder Garrett Camp‘s new startup Operator that’s still in stealth, according to sources with direct knowledge of the app.<p>You might have …

Startups

AfterCollege Acquires CollegeFeed To Support Recent Grads Hunting For Jobs

AfterCollege, a platform supporting entry-level jobs and internships for recent college grads, just acquired CollegeFeed, a social network for job-seeking college students started by a former Googler.<p>CollegeFeed, started by Sanjeev Agrawal and Aman Khanna, helps students from universities like …

Startups
Iron Man

Understanding Tech Penetration In Latin America

<b>Editorial Note:</b> <i>Omar Téllez sits on Moovit’s and Solomoto’s advisory boards and is Moovit’s former president. Prior to that he was part of the Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., executive team.</i><p>It’s pretty telling that Mark Zuckerberg didn’t choose Beijing, London or Dubai to have the first Facebook …

Latin America

"Netflix For Torrents" Just Snuck Its Way Onto iOS At Long Last

PopcornTime aka basically “Netflix for Torrents” is a wonderful piece of software, but until now it’s been impossible to use it on an iPhone or iPad …

iOS