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TeachMate365, A Platform For Special Needs Educators, Launches With $3M In Funding

Organizing special needs education is often complicated because teachers have to juggle learning materials for students with different requirements. TeachMate365, a new cloud-based teaching platform developed by education technology startup SpecialNeedsWare and Boston Children’s Hospital, wants to …

Education Technology

Celebrities Unfiltered, on Flipboard

WhoSay launched in 2010 with the goal of providing celebrities more control over how their pictures were used online. Its network has since grown to …

Channing Tatum

The Week in Review: A Very ‘Vape’ Year

Per its annual tradition of picking the most significant word of the year, Oxford Dictionary chose “vape” as 2014’s winner. Originating in the 1980s, …

Use This Shortcut to Add Content to Your Magazines From Your Mobile Devices

MagMaker / January 30, 2014<p>You’re active. You’re mobile. You’re on the go, on the town and on your way. You’re reading via the web browser on your …

The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns

Crowdfunding is having monumental impacts upon all across all areas of entrepreneurship. Founders who would once require tens if not hundreds of …

‘Facebook at Work’ app targets Slack and Google

It’s not enough for Facebook Inc. to cash in on workers wasting time on the social network at work, it wants a piece of Slack, LinkedIn and Google …

Adobe’s Cloud Photoshop Suggests We May Finally Realize The Dream Of Streamed Computing

I’ve been writing about tech for nearly a decade now, and in that time, one thing has always seemed perpetually promising, and yet also ultimately unsatisfying: remote streaming consumer computing. I’m not talking about remotely connecting to your work PC to grab a couple of files, but actually …

Nokia's New App Is About To Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Nokia just unveiled its new N1 tablet on Tuesday, but that's not the only Android announcement to come from the Finnish gadget company. Nokia just took its Z Launcher out of private beta, meaning anyone can download the home screen replacement from the Google Play Store starting today.<p>The Z …

Android Phones

Ride-sharing platform Tripda makes its US debut

After launching in several countries in the Americas and Asia over the past five months, ride-sharing platform Tripda announced it will be launching in beta form in the US this month. It’s starting by covering large cities in the Northeast and Midwest.<p>While driving services have become increasing …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Twitter Is Considering Topic Timelines Says Dick Costolo

Twitter is considering the idea of allowing users to tune in to specific topics rather than simply following other users, according to CEO Dick Costolo. The idea was put to the Twitter boss in an email by Yousaf Sekander, a director at UK-based internet marketing firm RocketMill.<p>Sekander wasn’t …

iPad App of the Week: Pimp Your Screen

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Here's Why The Time Is Always Set To 9:41 In Apple Ads

It even extends to print ads and television commercials.<p>That time used to be 9:42. You could see it across various commercials, print ads, and even on Apple's website. The explanation was simple: That's the time in the morning that Steve Jobs announced the very first iPhone in 2007. Around 42 …

IPad Air

Google says the best phishing scams have a 45-percent success rate

Conceptually, phishing scams sound easy to see through: a fake webpage with the wrong URL that doesn't look <i>quite right</i> -- who's going to fall for that? Quite a few people, apparently. According to a new Google study, the most successful phishing websites will capture data from 45-percent of its …

How to use Facebook's new News Feed controls

Prior to today, the process for removing Facebook posts from a friend or page was a chore. You had to tap or click around the often confusing settings found on Facebook, until you wound up at the right spot. And that only covered a single account.<p>Today Facebook announced it was making the process …

CloudScreener Helps You Decide Which Cloud To Use, Raises 600,000 Euros

What cloud should you host your applications on? That question is getting harder and harder to answer as more players join the fray and as existing companies continually add new features and change their prices. CloudScreener wants to help you by asking you a couple of basic questions about your …

Forget What Your Customers Need; Branding Is About What They Want

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the second</i> in the series "Marketing Like the Big Brands," running every other week in which marketing expert Jim Joseph shows entrepreneurs on a small-business budget how to apply marketing strategies used by big …

Small Business

Here's The Future Of Advertising, According To Google

If you want to know where Google is going next in advertising–which is a large chunk of where a lot of online advertising overall is going–you need to ask Susan Wojcicki, the search giant’s senior vice president of advertising.<p>Wojcicki drives Google’s accelerating moves well beyond its search ad …

People Are Going To Start Talking To Ads On Their Phone

What Is A Voice Ad?<p>Wanting in on the booming mobile ad market, Nuance developed a way for people to chat with ads much as they do with Siri on the iPhone. Called Voice Ads, the technology works off the Internet connection of any iOS or Android mobile device.<p>Voice-recognition software has been …

Display Advertising

Ride the Hashtag, Don’t Create it.

The true story of social media.<p>I was waiting for somebody at a wine bar the other day for a meeting when I heard two guys sitting and having a …

The Definition of Advertising Has Never Been More Unclear

For most of the past 100 years, if a marketer said he needed a new advertising campaign, everybody knew what that meant. The machine turned on. The …

You won't believe what The Onion is launching

Buzzfeed and Upworthy are about to get some seriously silly competition. The Onion, known for its entertaining and sometimes controversial satire news stories, is promising to unleash ClickHole, described as "an all-new internet experience filled with content so shareable, snackable, and clickable, …

Review: TodoMovies 3 – Manage and discover new movies in a great free app

Taphive GmbH has recently released a major update to their movie management and discovery app, TodoMovies 3. TodoMovies 3 is a to-do app focused on movies. It has a gorgeous layout, and does a superb job managing a movie related to-do list with a robust set of features.<p>In this article, I will …

Adobe launches Voice for iPad to make storytellers of us all

Adobe has launched Voice, a free multimedia iPad app that puts the creation of narrative, animated videos directly into consumers’ hands. It features real-time motion graphics, audio sweetening, and HD video output without the need for photo or video experience or design training.<p>Adobe Voice is …

IRL: Letting IFTTT automate my life

I've come to rely on different services to help power me through the day: Foursquare to find new coffee shops, Pocket for my reading habits and Instagram and Flickr for photo sharing. As great as these apps are, though, I find myself wishing they could do more -- especially when it comes to how …

Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?

SAN FRANCISCO -- Something big and mysterious is rising from a floating barge at the end of Treasure Island, a former Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay. And Google's fingerprints are all over it.<p>It's unclear what's inside the structure, which stands about four stories high and was made …

Bloomberg: If Aereo wins in court, cable companies might buy it or build clones

While TV broadcasters like CBS and Fox continue their legal battle against Aereo and its leased microantenna-to-internet streaming scheme, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports cable companies are watching more closely than ever. Since they're currently paying retrans fees for a lot of the same content networks …