Michael Jefferson

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Try Out Poncho And You Will Never Want To Open Another Weather App Again

It's too early for New York City's morning commuters to rouse themselves out of their own warm beds, but when they do, they might get a forecast-infused text message from Huang. But the text message won't actually <i>come</i> from Huang: It will come from a little orange cat wearing a yellow rain …

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Prefundia, A Platform For Crowdfunding Projects To Gain Backers Ahead Of Launch, Exits Beta

Prefundia wants to help crowdfunding projects get backers <i>before</i> they launch their campaigns. The startup, for startup it is — launching out of U.S. accelerator Boomstartup this summer — has been operating in beta for the past three months, and has just released some early performance data as it …

10 hot ecommerce startups to watch

<i>Aunkur Arya is the general manager of mobile at Braintree.</i><p>At Braintree, we love working with companies of all sizes – from small garage developers to big ecommerce giants with billions in sales. But there’s nothing more exciting than seeing new ecommerce companies completely change the way people …

Granify Raises $1.5 Million To Help Drive E-Commerce Transactions With Big Data

While more and more people are doing their shopping online, converting them from virtual window shoppers to actual customers can be incredibly hard. Typical e-commerce conversion rates can be surprisingly low, but a startup called Granify believes that it can help increase conversions by using big …

Twitter flotation: what do superstars of tech do with riches? Carry on creating

Far from wallowing in their wealth, startup founders who've made their fortune can't shake off the drive to keep working<p>Leave it to Justin Timberlake to utter the most important phrase in <i>The Social Network</i>, a film that charted the tumultuous rise of the Facebook founders. It was about money. "A …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

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