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Dating App Happn Violates Its Own Privacy Terms

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm

A few weeks ago I introduced you to the French dating app Happn  (now available across the US and in other European cities). It’s an app that connects users with others who are close by. It will display all users who you’ve “crossed paths” with, or in…

Product Launch

Privacy App Wiper Releases Wiper Film

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm

If only Hillary Clinton had used Wiper. The messaging app that prides itself on complete privacy has just released their newest update, allowing users to watch independent movies through the app. Wiper Film, a subscription service for Wiper, allows users to access and watch…

Funding

Maine

Two Maine Companies Awarded i6 Federal Grants

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 11:15 am

Today, members of the federal government, Congress, and entrepreneurs met at the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) to announce two new local i6 grant awardees. The i6 grants are to be awarded to MCED and Coastal Enterprises (CEI), and focus on job creation…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Day One 2, Marvel Avengers Academy, More

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

Be it two minutes or half an hour, those minutes when you can relax your brain a bit are priceless. Of course, you know best what makes for a quick recharge for yourself, but a good game “helps” you procrastinate (or just focus on other…

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Tips & How To’s

5 Basic Ways to Keep Your Customers Happy

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Keeping your customers happy by engaging through online tools can be quite a daunting task. It may sound easy at first, but when the pressure gets to your head after dealing with a number of complains – the job can be quite stressful. While…

Tips & How To’s

Tips on How to Improve Your Website’s Bounce Rate

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

If you find yourself investing heavily in increasing search traffic, boosting email signups, generating leads and acquiring more clients, there’s a good chance that your well-designed website may have a high bounce rate. “Anything over 35 percent is a cause for concern and anything…

Opinion/Analysis

Why You Really Need to Worry About Cyber Security

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 12:07 pm

With society practically running off computers and the Internet, cyber security is a real threat to many businesses and homes. Recent attacks have pushed lawmakers to try and approve legislation that will requires companies to raise their security in their computer systems. This movement…

Opinion/Analysis

The Progressive Parent’s Guide to Digital Parental Control

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 11:03 am

The modern web-centric world offers plenty of amazing opportunities I wish I had as a teen – quick access to interactive learning materials, stunning visual guides and free courses to master almost anything.  On top, immediate access to my BFFS via social networks, loads…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Strategies Consumers Are Using to Save Money with Technology

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Who doesn’t like saving money? For consumers in the 21st century, saving money can be as easy as opening an app on a smartphone, or visiting an online price comparison site. Technology has bridged the gap between product / market knowledge and the end…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Things All Tech Companies Can Learn from T-Mobile’s ‘Binge On’

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The launch of T-Mobile’s Binge On service has stirred controversy for a number of reasons, and the company has not handled the situation nearly as well as it could have. While T-Mobile tries to dig its way out of a hole of its own…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips for Securing Mobile Devices and Business Data

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Everyone’s on your team got a smartphone. We live in the 21st century, after all. BYOD policy and corporate devices are a common, positive practice, right? Well, not exactly. According to a survey by Ipsos Mori, personal information on company and personal devices often…

Tips & How To’s

5 Steps to Build a Productive and Tight-Knit Remote Team

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 5:00 pm

It is no secret: over the last decade the “geography of the workplace” has shifted dramatically. Since 2005, remote working has increased a staggering 80 percent. Also, Forrester Research’s US Telecommuting Forecast predicts that by the end of this year, 43 percent of the…

Opinion/Analysis

How Much Should a Website Really Cost?

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 3:26 pm

As a business owner, you’ve probably needed to build a website at some point or another. The vast amount of options and prices when it comes to designing a website can leave many entrepreneurs completely baffled. You can choose to work with a professional…