Erik Legried

19 Added | 9 Magazines | 1 Following | @elegried | Keep up with Erik Legried on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Erik Legried”

Untraditional choice

CONFERENCES on start-ups, the old joke goes, are the only events where there is never a queue for the ladies’ room. Only 10% of internet …

Startups

Best Apps My Parents Should Have

<b>Here's some advice from a millennial to her parents on the top iPhone apps out there today.</b><p><b>1) Vine</b> This app allows parents to make home videos from their iPhones and share them with family and friends. Last I checked, parents love making home videos of family events and landmarks so this app is …

Pretty Lights - Full Album Preview - A Color Map of the Sun

Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …

WSJ: Google Is Building An Android Game Console And Smartwatch

Google may be working on an Android-based game console, smartwatch, and an updated version of the Nexus Q, if reports are to be believed. According to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), the Mountain View-based company is looking to develop these products as a means to combat anything Apple has been …

The Senate Passes Immigration Reform Easily—but What About the House?

Despite garnering 68 votes -- almost unheard of in today's polarized climate -- the bill looks doomed.<p>The Senate approved a measure Thursday to make the most dramatic changes to immigration law in 25 years. It would give a path to citizenship to some 11 million undocumented immigrants, dramatically …

Concert App Jukely Rallies Groups of Friends, Then Sells Them Tickets

Jukely is a social concert app that helps friends get together a group to see a show and then acts as the ticketing agent. After quietly piloting in New York, Jukely formally launched at Techstars Demo Day with plans to serve 200 cities worldwide — and to raise $500k today.<p>Whereas other apps like …

How Do You Break Into iPhone App Store Top 50? Try 23K Free Daily Downloads, 950 Paid, Or $12K In Daily Revenue

An iPhone app needed 23,000 free downloads per day to reach spot number 50 in the top Free charts in the Apple App Store, says mobile app analytics firm Distimo, based on research performed during the month of May 2013 aimed at discovering what it takes to break into the App Store’s top Free, Paid, …

TC’s Picks From TechStars NY Summer 2013 Class

We’re here at the TechStars 2013 Summer class Demo Day, and the graduates are nothing short of delightful, from a service that helps church congregations make donations to a Fitbit for cars to a service that helps expecting moms plan for baby’s arrival.<p>The TechStars accelerator is one of the …

Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Album Of Motivational Music Is Coming Out Next Week

We already told you that Andrew Mason, the Groupon founder who was ousted from the CEO role there earlier this year, was dead serious when he said last month that he was planning to release a motivational album about career success called “<i>Hardly Workin</i>‘” (Mason is known pretty well for his sense …

Incubator AngelPad Plans To Launch A New York Office, Says Its Startups Have Raised $100M Total

Startup incubator AngelPad is looking beyond its current base in San Francisco — founder Thomas Korte just announced that he plans to hold one of his two annual sessions in New York City.<p>That doesn’t mean AngelPad is going to be working with more companies or hiring more staff. Instead, the New …

Unbelievably Detailed Maps Track AIDS In The U.S.

Researchers created a series of interactive maps that allow users to see AIDS data down to the county level--and see how that compares to race, health, and wealth.<p>You can look at AIDS and HIV statistics as numbers in a table, but that doesn't quite tell the story of how one of the deadliest …

George Polis, Self-Described 'Dirty Old Man,' Hits On Marissa Mayer At Shareholder Meeting

A man stood up in the middle of a recent Yahoo shareholders meeting to ask CEO Marissa Mayer a question about his investment on Tuesday. Before he got to anything related to Yahoo's stock, however, he had some important information to share. "I'm George Polis. I have 2,000 shares of Yahoo. I'm …

Speed Up Slow Google Searches in Android with This Tweak

If tapping the search bar and typing a search term inside the Google Search app seems painfully slow on your Android device, you're not alone. …

Content management platform Contentful breaks into beta and secures seed round funding

Berlin-based startup Contentful, the cloud-based content management platform for web and mobile apps, has launched in beta following a successful round of seed funding.<p>While financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, leading the round was Roberto Bonanzinga from Balderton Capital, with …

Inspire Your Business With Elevatr

Looking for a way to make your business dreams become a reality? With Elevatr, you can capture your inspiration on the go and make your business …