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Flurry Releases Newest App Use Stats

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App analytics provider Flurry has released the newest data, which declares that native app usage on smartphones is continuing to grow, at the expense of the mobile web. The claim says that users as of March 2014 are spending a total of two hours and 42 minutes each day on mobile devices, compared with 2… Read more »



5 Reasons Most Tech Startups Fail

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Starting and maintaining a business isn’t easy, but starting and maintaining a tech company is something else altogether. A study conducted by Startup Compass found that over 90% of all tech startups fail. In this article we take a look at the top 5 reasons why. Market Decline The tech industry moves at a very… Read more »


Sam Altman: We’re Increasing Efforts to Recruit More Black Entrepreneurs Into Y Combinator

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Last Friday, Y Combinator president Sam Altman said that the seed accelerator will be greatly increasing efforts to recruit more black entrepreneurs through their program. Y Combinator recently opened up the application process for its 2015 Winter class of startups, and Altman said that they’re hoping to increase the number of black applicants by adding black colleges… Read more »


The Pygmalion Effect: You Control Your Employees’ Potential 

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In an (in)famous study of elementary school students, researchers tested their intelligence and reported to teachers which ones had performed exceptionally well. But their findings came with a warning: don’t treat these students differently, and don’t tell anyone about the results. The teachers were even observed to make sure they didn’t spend extra time with… Read more »