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Square Cuts More Custom Pricing Deals For Merchants And Ramps Up Sales Hiring

This past week brought the news of a fairly significant development for Square — the rollout of Square Stands in bars, Whole Foods restaurants, and other venues. This comes a year-and-a-half after the huge deal the payments company inked with the coffee and beverage giant Starbucks.<p>The lengthy wait …

Pop for iPhone mashes up reaction GIFs with your videos

Pop is bringing reaction GIFs to the real world with its new iPhone app, launched yesterday. Think of Pop as a way to quickly create hilarious mashups of the real world with “my reaction when” GIFs.<p>The idea behind Pop is that you record a short video directly with the iPhone camera, then attach a …

No, Facebook Didn't Crush Upworthy's Traffic

Have you seen this graphic?<p>Media analysts have been buzzing this last week about how this chart proves that a December change to the Facebook newsfeed algorithm is bringing the Upworthy media empire crashing down. Upworthy received nearly 50 million viewers in November, while their web traffic in …

Apple Wants The iWatch To Predict Heart Attacks

You'd be able to chew some aspirin to prevent it. You'd be able to call 911 and get the ambulance on the way. You'd be more likely to survive.<p>Perhaps a large portion of the 600,000 people who die of heart disease every year — would not.<p>The good news is this: Apple, which is reportedly working on a …

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Exercise Could Aid Concussion Recovery

A concussion is a discomposing slog to your brain, so it makes intuitive sense—even to the medical community—that lying very, very still should provide the fastest recovery. But concussed patients whose symptoms last longer than three weeks may benefit from getting up and exercising, according to a …

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