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List of 15 Features to Expect in iPhone 6

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iPhone 6 is all set to release in the second week of September. The launch date is approaching fast, and it is becoming clear what we can expect from the upcoming iPhone 6. Since Apple is tight-lipped about the most anticipated gadget of 2014, we have collected a roundup of features that are likely to be… Read more »


Learning Ruby On Rails? There’s a Support Group for That

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When new programming languages and platforms are developed, they are often successful due to their ease of use, adaptability, flexibility, and affordability. But even more than that, a successful platform is supported by a wide community of professionals with an almost evangelical enthusiasm about the product, which results in a desire to help others understand and… Read more »


3 Most Common Mobile Marketing Mistakes

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Mobile marketing is a serious business. Creating a mobile app is not enough nowadays; you also need to promote your app the right way. Below, I’ll discuss mobile marketing mistakes and tips to avoid them. 1. Disregarding the mobile experience during design Mobile UX is an altogether different experience that many designers fail to understand, as they… Read more »


8 Top Thought Leaders in UK Tech

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Today’s most influential and engaging technology speakers span all ages, genders, and nationalities, but all share something in common: they are the best at what they do, and what they do has made them very successful. Chosen to speak at all manner of venues, from colleges to business conferences to technology trade shows and more,… Read more »



Seen: The Marketing Platform That Tells Your Brand’s Story

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Instagram isn’t just for selfies or posting pictures of your summer trip around Europe. As much as we use it to connect with friends and follow celebrities, it’s actually a huge tool for marketing. Brian Zuercher, the CEO and cofounder of Seen, is using the popularity of Instagram to help businesses create marketing strategies and… Read more »



Ralph Lauren Debuts a Polo Shirt That Tracks Physical Activity

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Luxurious brand Ralph Lauren joins Tory Burch in venturing into the world of wearable tech fashion. This week, the fashion brand debuted their first smart garment in Polo’s lineup during the 2014 US Open Tournament.  The technology behind the shirt is a prototype developed for the tennis tournament by Canadian company OMsignal. The snug, black compression shirt monitors and gathers detailed… Read more »




10 Startups Unveil at Techstars Chicago Demo Day

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On Wednesday, Techstars Chicago held demo day for its Summer 2014 class of startups. Managing director Troy Henikoff and cofounder Sam Yagan referred to the ten presenting startups as the “best class ever,” according to a report by Built in Chicago. Announced in May, the Techstars Chicago Summer 2014 class is made up of six companies from Chicago,… Read more »


6 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Buenos Aires

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Che, it’s true, Buenos Aires is a great place to startup! Given the city’s low cost of living, high quality of technology talent, as well as being an excellent location choice for foreigners to live, Buenos Aires (also known as BA) is attracting more startups than ever before. There are a few reasons why. 1. Reasonable cost… Read more »



New York City’s Hottest Showcasing Startups Are…

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Last night we held yet another amazing Mixer & Startup Showcase in the Big Apple. At New York City’s Center for Social Innovation, the latest and greatest batch of startups innovating out of New York had an opportunity to hop on stage and pitch their ideas before an excited and energetic crowd. We want to thank… Read more »



Style Guide for Startup Guys (Part 1): The Hoodie is Dead

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This is part 1 of a 4-part series, Style Guide for Startup Guys, an overview on style tips for all the guys in the startup world.  Did you happen to come across TechCocktail’s “41 Startup Guys Show Us What They Actually Wear to Work” post from a few weeks back? Yeesh. While a solid portion… Read more »