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War, starvation, pollution -- I think we can all agree these take a back seat to the real issue facing humanity, which is how long it takes to charge …
Computer hacking was once the realm of curious teenagers. It's now the arena of government spies, professional thieves and soldiers of fortune.
Today, it's all about the money. That's why Chinese hackers broke into Lockheed Martin and stole the blueprints to the trillion-dollar F-35 fighter jet. …Hacking
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Sidekick is a free service that gives you email superpowers with contact insights, email tracking, and email scheduling.
Teamwork.com web based software is the best way to manage your projects and team. You'll love the powerful features that include privacy control, …Software
• Unified Smart Inbox to streamline engagement.
• Social CRM tools including shared customer records.
• Advanced scheduling tools including …
What interesting business apps that you started using in your business recently do you recommend, and why?
The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an …Entrepreneurship
This is the third column in a three-part series on the impact and dynamics of On Demand Local Services. The first two columns are here and here.
If you run a company with multiple locations and have yet to utilize location based mobile advertising, your businesses are likely missing out on a …
Columnist Wesley Young discusses the importance of truly local data in search marketing …Search Engines
For mobile commerce technologies to really hit the masses, they need to be deployed where the masses are.
For example, beacons in a store, or even 100 …Mobile Payments
Having gone “thermonuclear war” on Google after it discovered that it was following Apple into smartphones, Apple may be about to turn the tables on its Mountain View rivals — by entering the search engine business.
Apple is currently looking to hire an engineering project manager for something …Google
Last year, I wrote a series of essays outlining the growing impact of data on the local technology industry. An explosion of cloud-connected devices, …Street Fight
Customers are out there, and now hyperlocal technology is making it easier for businesses to find them. Nearly three-quarters of the small and …Social Media
A new buzzword has emerged in the tech lexicon: “1099 economy.” Referring to the growing ranks of single proprietors and contractors, this trend is …Economics
Freaky fact: The Post Office by my house used to be the Peoples Temple, where cult leader Jim Jones recruited the followers that would ultimately …Groupon
A number of minivans with what appears to be camera equipment and a LiDAR sensor mounted to the roof that have appeared around California in recent …San Francisco Bay Area
If you haven’t yet heard of venture-builders — also called tech studios, startup factories, or venture production studios — let me introduce them to you: They’re organizations that build companies using their own ideas and resources.
Unlike incubators and accelerators, venture builders don’t …Entrepreneurship
Gordon Borrell, among the best known of digital advertising analysts, was predicting two years ago that the newspaper business would stabilize, with …Print Media
Uber faces an ever-growing cast of adversaries that includes dubious regulators, litigious drivers, hostile members of the press, and some …Google
The strong initial success of Apple Pay, combined with the news that eBay will spin off PayPal, has led to expectations that PayPal could be a major …Apple Pay
Pulsate, a startup with a platform to deliver content for brands based on a user’s location and preferences, has raised $1.2 million in funding from PayPal and Dunnhumby (the customer science company). The money will be used to expand the platform and service customers.
Menlo Park-based Pulsate is a …Startups
Yesterday Google announced Q4 and full year 2014 results. The company made a boatload of money ($18 billion) but still fell short of Wall Street …Google
Developing innovative ideas is a critical activity for growing companies of all sizes. But leaders of many small companies believe innovation is just for big companies that employ scientists and have large research and development departments. This false belief prevents many leaders from …
Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.
Startups are partying like its 2001.
At least, that's …Startups
(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is back in the driver’s seat of the global economy after 15 years of watching China and emerging markets take the lead.
In-store passive data measurement has the power to connect the dots between the consumers, channels, and the various lines of business within a …
Apple hasn’t yet shown off its own iBeacon hardware officially but now we have an idea of what it looks like, thanks to the FCC. 9to5 Mac found the iBeacon user manual on the FCC site Friday, showing a round beacon device that reminds me of a Nest thermostat. Apple’s iBeacon won’t check your …Apple (Fruit)