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Donald Trump discovers Haiti

By Joel Dreyfuss<p>Joel Dreyfuss<p>Bio Follow<p>Donald Trump has discovered Haiti.<p>The Republican presidential nominee has jumped on revelations that Bill and Hillary Clinton played favorites in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake that took the lives of 200,000 Haitians and left 1.5 million homeless. ABC …

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The Science Behind Using Online Communities To Change Behavior

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sean Young is a family medicine professor and director of innovation at the center for behavioral and addiction medicine at UCLA. He writes about topics related to psychology, technology, and public health/medicine at seanyoungphd.com.</i><p>Is it just me, or is it impossible to talk to …

Hyperlocal Power: Urban Compass Raises $20M At A $150M Valuation; Adds Advance Publications And Marc Benioff As Investors

Urban Compass, the young New York startup that emerged from stealth mode in May with a home rentals platform and accompanying hyperlocal social network, has closed a Series A round of funding totalling $20 million. The new investment values the company at what sources tell me is $150 million.<p>With …

Digital Gift Card Platform Gyft Raises $5 Million Series A

Gyft, a company building a digital platform to bring the plastic gift card industry to both web and mobile, has raised $5 million in Series A funding in a round led by Karlin Ventures, with participation from A-Grade Investments, Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social + Capital Partnership, Hass Portman and …

Bugsnag, The Error-Reporting Platform Used By LinkedIn And Others, Raises $1.4M Seed Round

Crash detection and reporting are tough but important problems to solve, as companies look to increase the stability and reliability of their online and mobile applications. One newer startup taking on this challenge, Bugsnag, has already found traction in this space, having signed up a number of …

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São Paulo – Uma <b>pesquisa</b> realizada pelo portal imobiliário VivaReal, com base nas 3 milhões de visitas que o site recebe mensalmente, mostrou que o …

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São Paulo – A <b>Serasa Experian</b> apresentou nesta quinta-feira, em parceria com a Associação dos Registradores Imobiliários de São Paulo (Arisp), uma …

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São Paulo – O preço de um <b>imóvel</b> corresponde ao tamanho da dor de cabeça que ele pode trazer caso o comprador faça uma má escolha. Por isso, o …

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São Paulo – Compradores estão usando cada vez mais <b>aplicativos</b> e outros canais digitais como ponto de partida para busca de <b>imóveis</b>, diz a imobiliária …

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São Paulo – Os <b>apartamentos</b> de um quarto em <b>São Paulo</b> encolheram e ficaram mais caros, mostram dois estudos elaborados pelo ZAP Imóveis e pela Empresa …

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São Paulo – Se você está disposto a ter um pouco de trabalho e enfrentar a burocracia para comprar um <b>imóvel</b> para alugar – ou se está para se mudar e …

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São Paulo – <b>Pesquisa</b> feita pelo Conselho Regional de Corretores de Imóveis do Estado de São Paulo (CRECI-SP) com 1.386 imobiliárias de 37 cidades …

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São Paulo – Os <b>imóveis</b> novos na zona norte da cidade de <b>São Paulo</b> custaram em média 350 mil reais nos últimos três anos, segundo pesquisa da consultora …

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São Paulo – Os <b>imóveis</b> comercializados pelo menos uma vez (que compõem o mercado de imóveis secundário, ou mercado de usados) foram vendidos por um …

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São Paulo – O <b>Índice FipeZap</b> Ampliado, que acompanha o preço dos <b>imóveis</b> usados anunciados em 16 <b>cidades</b> brasileiras, teve em fevereiro alta de 0,9%, a …

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Brasília – O <b>Banco do Brasil</b> informou que reduziu as taxas e a renda mínima necessária de acesso à linha Crédito Imóvel Próprio. De acordo com a …

Arriving fashionably late, the HTC One is now available in Taiwan

The HTC One was initially going to be released in early March in Taiwan, but the launch was hit by a series of unfortunate delays. The wait is now over, as the flagship phone has finally hit various retail stores in the country yesterday.<p>On location to capture the excitement were the folks at</i> …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

Marissa Mayer explains what it took to become Yahoo’s CEO while 28 weeks pregnant

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has become a bit of a punching bag for the women’s movement: She didn’t take a maternity leave, she banned Yahoo employees from telecommuting, and she said she doesn’t consider herself a feminist.<p>But in a just-released piece written for the Lean In Foundation, Mayer strikes …

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Apple ‘Pushing Hard’ for Summer Release of New ‘iRadio’ Music Streaming Service

- Mar 29, 2013<p>We’ve heard a lot of reports about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service lately – and many of those reports have come from credible …

Google's Secrets Of Innovation: Empowering Its Employees

March was a good month for Google. Its market capitalization breached a record high $260 billion. Since its IPO in 2004, its shares have soared over 900%. The company’s success stems from its continuous innovation and it extraordinary management practices. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of …

Facebook's Next Big Step: Its Own Phone

After years of denying it would, Facebook now plans to introduce a smartphone designed for its social network. The Android-based device will be made by HTC, according to the New York Times and it will be unveiled on Thursday.<p>According to the Times:<p>The software is designed so that some of the core …

Fanbase Media Debuts Its Social Marketing Platform For Instagram (And Maybe One Day, Vine)

Fanbase Media, a new social media marketing startup which has been flying under the radar for over half a year, helps companies use Instagram for connecting with their customers. Despite the company’s low profile – its turnkey, self-serve solution won’t launch until next week, in fact – it has …

Google’s unified chat service to be named “Babel”, to work across five platforms

We’ve heard several reports over the past week about Google’s upcoming unified chat service. Two separate sets of screenshots have leaked, but both turned out to be fakes on closer examination.<p>Now thanks to some “trusted sources” of <i>Droid Life</i>, we learned that the service previously rumored to be …

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Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …

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OUYA’s Julie Uhrman Unveils The Android Console’s Interface And Games

Today is a big day for OUYA, the Kickstarter-backed, Android-based game console. The company is announcing that its $99 console will be available on June 4 (the news leaked a little early), and it’s also holding a big unveiling party in San Francisco tonight.<p>We actually met with founder and CEO …

Office-As-A-Service RocketSpace Doubles Real Estate To Accomodate Bigger Startups

Startups around the world are desperate for office space in the San Francisco Bay Area, so tomorrow RocketSpace will announce the lease of a new 50,000 sq. ft. office so it can house startups with up to 60 employees instead of capping them at 30. Along with this RocketSpace Suites project, the …