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TalkLocal Launches Mobile App

TalkLocal Launches Mobile App

TalkLocal, the Washington, DC-based company that gives consumers an easy way to connect with local service providers, has announced the launch of its mobile app. The apps are available to download for free through the App Store and Google Play, and will allow consumers to speak with service providers in real-time over the phone right… Read more »


Boston’s TableList Partners with Yelp for VIP Nightclub Reservations

Boston's Tablelist Partners with Yelp for VIP Nightclub Reservations

The Boston, MA-based Tablelist, whose mobile app lets users books VIP nightclub table reservations, announced this morning that it has partnered with Yelp. Through this partnership, users of Tablelist can now easily book nightclub tables and bottle service simply through the Yelp website or mobile app. “Our partnership with Yelp will open up a world of possibilities to… Read more »



Stop Renting. Just Give Up. There’s an Airbnb for Airbnb.

Can I Stay with You While I Rent My Place on Airbnb?

Like, what even? Why do we even bother to live anywhere permanently anymore, guys? We can totally just live off each other for the rest of eternity. Can I Stay with You While I Rent My Place on Airbnb? is a new site that allows people to, well, couchsurf while they rent out their own apartments… Read more »


This Grocery Shopping App Now Allows You to Find Things Using Image Recognition

Grocery Shopping App Image Recognition

Shopper, a free grocery shopping app available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry, has recently announced the addition of a new feature: image recognition capabilities. Powered by the Toronto, Canada-based Slyce, a company that offers retailers with visual recognition search platform, the additional feature allows users to add various items to their grocery shopping lists just by… Read more »





18 Best Winter Weather Survival Apps

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Do we really need winter weather survival apps? I mean, if winter continues to go on the way it’s been going (e.g. temperatures in the mid-40s in New York City), is there really a demand? Well, depending on where you are in the U.S., your experience with winter thus far may vary. In some parts of… 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 »


Boxbee Raises $5M Series A for On-Demand Valet Storage Solution

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Boxbee, the New York, NY-based provider of on-demand valet storage for those who live in the urban jungles of NYC and San Francisco, announced this morning that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Metamorphic Ventures. Other participants in this round of financing included Floodgate, Northgate, and an unnamed leading home improvement company. “At… Read more »


Life: There’s an App to Automate That

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The world of technology has brought huge innovations and developments in the last twenty to thirty years, making several tasks much easier to perform – if not automate completely. Relying on some online or physical service to perform our tasks is what we have pretty much come to accept as the norm. The number of this… Read more »


YOPP: From Arlington Small Business Day to an App That Connects You Directly to Small Businesses

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This past Saturday, President Obama was spotted at local bookstore Politics & Prose – undoubtedly a renowned institution in Washington, D.C. – supporting the small business economy by purchasing 17 books from the shop. In recent years, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been designated as “Small Business Saturday”, all in an effort to drive sales at small businesses… Read more »


Proximity Based Marketing by a Global Team

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bfonics, Inc. enables businesses of all sizes to leverage ibeacon technology for proximity-based marketing. With 90% of retail sales still occurring in physical locations and 65% of consumers using mobile devices when they shop, retailers and brands are actively looking for ways to engage consumers when it matters most. bfonics leverages ibeacon technology to uniquely… Read more »