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Turn Your Instagram Photos Into Video With Iconosquare (formerly Statigram)

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It’s time to reflect on the year that was 2014, and just like last year, turn your Instagram photos into video thanks to Iconosquare (formerly known as Statigram). For those of you unfamiliar with their service, it offers a dashboard that analyzes your Instagram account with statistics such as who has liked, commented, and followed/unfollowed you lately. The service… Read more »





Tips to Prepare for a Successful Mobile App Launch

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The mobile applications market is not just about making an application and launching it on the respective app store. The growth in this industry has made mobile applications business more critical so as to make it more dynamic and revenue ensuring. Marketing indeed comes into the picture once the business starts to develop at any… Read more »


Easy Steps to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook [Infographic]

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We are living in an era where Facebook, and other social media sites, have greater access than ever to our “private” data. Navigating through the labyrinth of Facebook privacy settings can get very confusing. But this infographic will provide an expert guide to keep your data safe: How To Stay Safe On Facebook [Infographic] by… Read more »


Mobile Security Platform LaunchKey Announces $3M Seed Funding

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Cyber security and the subsequent cyber terrorism is today’s hottest topic. That’s why the announcement that Las Vegas startup LaunchKey, the first decentralized mobile authentication and authorization platform built for the post-password and Internet of Things era, has closed a $3 million seed funding round is especially exciting. Geoff Sanders, President and CEO of LaunchKey, released this statement in… Read more »


14 Startups to Help You Survive the Winter Holiday Season

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The winter holiday season is always stressful: from the weather to the wide expanse of time surrounded by family, really there’s no reprieve around this time of the year. I mean, come on, Christmas shopping? What the hell? When did we come up with these things? Is this historical account accurate? Do I blame Santa?… Read more »


U2F: the Future of Two-Factor Authentication?

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Two-factor authentication is a concept that almost everyone is probably familiar with right now, given the amount of discussion, information and services using it that are around at this time. Anyhow, two-factor authentication refers to the system where a password (something users know) is paired with a second item, like a code sent to the… Read more »


Wyncode and Global Governance Advisors Launch Pitch Day to Focus on Corporate Governance

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Miami-based Wyncode is partnering with the Global Governance Advisors (GGA) to organize and sponsor a pitch day competition for Wyncode students who have created innovative startup proposals for digital technology solutions within the human capital and corporate governance space. The first pitch day competition winners will be announced on January 5th, 2015 at Wyncode headquarters in Miami,… Read more »


“Carol Of The Bells” Played On Vintage Computers is Epic [Video]

"Carol of the Bells" on vintage computers

Hurray! I found my new ringtone for the rest of the holiday season! What happens when you piece together a composition of the classic Christmas song “Carol of the Bells” using vintage computers that remind me of elementary school (okay, middle school)? You get this awesome video released by The Glasgow School of Art. They broke out… Read more »


LaunchCode Receives $1.25M in Funding from The Knight Foundation

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St.Louis-based non-profit LaunchCode is expanding to Miami, with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, to address the issue of brain drain in South Florida’s growing tech community. LaunchCode matches technologists with local companies through paid apprenticeships. The Knight Foundation is investing $1.25 million, over three years, to support LaunchCode’s Miami opening early next year…. Read more »


Bus Travel Booking Aggregator Busbud Partners with Greyhound

Busbud Partners with Greyhound

Busbud, the Montreal, Canada-based company that offers a platform allowing consumers to easily book bus travel accommodations, has announced a formal partnership with Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in all of North America. The partnership is an effort to expand travel options for travelers during this holiday season, adding 3,800 North American… Read more »


Travel on Your Device’s Screen With Round.me

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Never before it has been so easy for us to travel around the world. Not only actual travel, involving planes and other physical transportation methods, but also using the web. There are all sorts of maps available to explore, with some apps that let users to visit almost any place in the world without actually… Read more »