Alex Terrono

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10 Startups to Watch in 2014

If you only focus on the multi-billion dollar valuations of young companies like Pinterest, Uber and Snapchat, you might assume 2013 has been a very …

Baby Tasmanian Devils Enjoy Playtime, Internet Falls In Love (VIDEO)

The 'evil' in Tasmanian devil is just an act. This video is undeniable proof of that.<p>On Monday, Devil Ark, Australia's largest conservation breeding program for Tasmanian marsupials, posted this video of two furry devil babies sleepily drinking from bottles, play fighting, and snuggling -- and …

The Future Of Mobile-Social Could Spell The End For Social Networks

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Keith Teare is the founder of just.me and a partner at Archimedes Labs. He is also the co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on Twitter @kteare.</i><p>Because of Google I/O, this was a momentous week for those of us who are watching the rapid transition that is taking place from desktop …

Social Trip Planning App Tripshare Converts Travel Inspiration To Bookings

Tripshare, an iPad application for travel planning, is joining a crowded space. But its CEO knows a little something about the industry – Bob Dana was the former employee No. 1 and first CFO of Virgin America. He once wrote the business plan and feasibility study for Sir Richard Branson in 2003. …

How To Tweet Your Way To Your Dream Job

Three out of four people are in constant job-search mode and, increasingly, Twitter is their tool of choice. Here’s how to make 140 characters work for you.<p>Can a tweet–or three–land you a dream job?<p>That’s a question Taylor Aldredge now feels qualified to answer. Aldredge contends that Twitter did …

See What You’ll Look Like Old With Merrill Edge’s “Face Retirement”

Spoiler alert: You look old and it’s kind of disturbing.<p>Ebenezer Scrooge learned the folly of his ways–or was it Ebenezer Snoop?–when the Ghost of Christmas Future showed him his eventual self. Now, just in time for the holidays, Bank of America’s Merrill Edge is offering the rest of us a similar …

Retirement

Kickstarting: An App That Turns Your Digital Photos Into Hyperactive Music Videos

Eternal Light lets you actually do something with all those snapshots you’ve amassed over the years.<p>The great thing about having good cameras on our smartphones isn’t necessarily that we can take pictures whenever the inspiration strikes. It’s that we can take a picture at one moment and <i>beam them</i> …

Why Megan Fox In "Jennifer's Body" Is One Of The Greatest Horror Villains Ever

You know Megan Fox is hot, but did you know she's also terrifying? In honor of her birthday, here's a celebration of her best (and scariest) role.

Horror

Life-Tracking App Expereal Is Your Personal Weapon Against Cognitive Biases

Emotions play tricks on our memories, making our recollections of events much happier or heart-wrenching than they actually were. Smartphone app Expereal seeks to cut through those cognitive traps by allowing you to rate your day on a 10-point scale and organizing that data into easy-to-read charts.<p>…

Google Still Struggles To Explain Why Normal People Should Care About Google+

Google has made a big bet on Google+, which it prefers not to call a social network but rather a social layer atop all of Google’s services.<p>At the opening day of the search giant’s annual I/O developer conference, it introduced some 41 new features for Google+, including a new layout, more …

How the New York Times can fight BuzzFeed & reinvent its future

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>If I ever run into New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (unlikely as it might be) I will sure as hell let her know …

Social Analytics Startup Awe.sm Hires Former CBSi And AOL Exec Fred McIntyre As CEO

Social analytics startup Awe.sm has been growing quickly and getting a lot of interest from brands that want to use its platform for measuring the effectiveness of their social media campaigns. With that in mind, the company has hired a new CEO, industry veteran Fred McIntyre.<p>It’s been a long time …

Luvocracy Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures And Others To Master Ecommerce And Social Recommendations

Luvocracy, a recently launched, Pinterest-like social marketplace where people can buy products recommended by friends and other tastemakers, has raised $11 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Marissa Mayer, Ali Pincus, Jim Lanzone, Tony Robbins, CrunchFund*, RPM Ventures and …

You Have To Prove You Deserve The Job

Tough love–and tips–for getting hired now.<p>The world is flooded with college graduates this month eager to start that shiny new job. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for a job:<p>1. The world does not owe you a job. If you still have not found a job, stop complaining out loud. …

Shop Online Retailer Bonobos IRL in NYC

<b>Few could predict the ways in which the Internet would topple</b> the paradigms set in place before it, with retail being just one example of many. Currently there's an unexpected shift taking place with companies that began with an all-Web-all-the-time philosophy, like Warby Parker and Bonobos making …

eCommerce

An Artist Re-Creates A German Bar In New York, With A Psychedelic Twist

Your favorite bar is a sacred thing. It’s a port in the storm, a place where everyone knows your name. When the artist Tobias Rehberger moved from one Frankfurt neighborhood to another, he found himself longing for Bar Oppenheimer, his water cooler of choice. So he decided to clone it. But the …

Can a Boring Business Make an Exciting Tweet?

Twitter is the new social media phenomenon, with over 500 million users and over 50 million tweets sent every day -- it's clearly big. Businesses across the world are making fantastic use of the service to promote their services, connect with customers in meaningful ways and explore new …

How to Write a Blog Post in One Hour That Is Guaranteed to be Published, Get Noticed and Even Go Viral!

If you are one of those who keep staring at your desktop and flipping through the tabs for hours, even days, wondering how to write your next blog post, you are not alone! The web is full of tips and advice for bloggers like you on how to write smashing posts that will go viral, bringing you …