Startups & Apps

The Startup Dream Doesn’t Apply to Service Workers

By | Apr 7, 2016 at 5:50 pm

There is no denying the perceived glamour of tech startup life. From free massages and gourmet lunches to travel deals and vacation packages, being part of this burgeoning industry leads to perks beyond your wildest dreams. Unless, of course, you aren’t part of the big picture….

Startups & Apps

TableRunner Eliminates Food Waste with Meal Delivery App

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Everyday, companies are finding out that professional success and social consciousness are not mutually-exclusive. Many are finding that taking the environment into consideration when drawing up a business plan can yield some pretty positive results. TableRunner is one of those companies, and their plan to…

Accelerator

Las Vegas

Iron Yard Ventures Announces Las Vegas Hospitality Accelerator

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

If you’ve ever driven to Las Vegas, you know the euphoric feeling that accompanies the journey. When you see the light at the top of the Luxor Hotel & Casino piercing the dark desert sky, you know you have finally made it. And if you’re a…

Startups & Apps

Request Messaging App Bomb’d Hits the US

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 4:41 pm

Today’s most used messaging and social media apps, such as Snapchat, Instagram or even Facebook are huge and most of our friends are in them – which is perfect when we want to communicate and see what they are doing. Sometimes, though, we’re bombarded…

Robots

Study: Robots Are Indeed Taking Your Jobs

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 11:44 am

Whenever I hear a person insist that someone or something is “taking their job,” my mind immediately goes to that one episode of South Park. The episode where the four boys – accompanied by a small population of local workers – complain of time-traveling job-stealers ruining…

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Startups & Apps

Yotpo: The Smart E-Commerce Management Tool

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 5:44 pm

The online marketing changes rapidly these days. Today consumers are influenced by other consumer’s reviews; are persuaded by pictures, over and above old school advertising, and are marketed to through user-generated content. Creating a great product is important, but not enough. You have to…

Startups & Apps

GUYZ: Gay Dating App Hoping to Rewrite Online Interactions

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Dating apps seem to be a huge success nowadays, especially because of how well apps like Tinder are doing. However, these apps are somewhat responsible for the creation of a “swipe culture” that encourages shallowness, rudeness, and a lack of authenticity – all of…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

CamFind Makes the World a Giant Store

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 3:47 pm

It has happened to everybody: going through a place that has some nice furniture or seeing an advert where the model is wearing some nice clothes,  and wishing you can know how much those items cost and where to buy them. Sure, it’s possible…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Hometeam Strives to Improve Caregiving Culture

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 2:51 pm

A new startup is merging tech and healthcare, and looking to bring reform to caregiver culture. Based in New York City, startup Hometeam is seeking to change how healthcare is dealt with in this country. The startup is partnering with New Jersey-based healthcare provider…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Miitomo, SurprzeMe, More

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm

I sometimes find myself in the awkward situation of begging my friends for pics taken during our trips together. Fortunately, “there is an app for that” and one, too, in case they don’t or can’t use iCloud Photo sharing (for example). But I also…

Politics/Government

Anonymous “Total War on Trump” Not Going as Planned

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 6:43 pm

In early March, the hacktivist group Anonymous declared “total war on Trump” for his xenophobic and sexist remarks during this election cycle. April 1st was the slated started date of this war. However, Anonymous hasn’t done much to put a dent in The Donald’s offensive and…

Drones

HAZON Solutions Switches Script on Use of UAVs

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The use of drones is a controversial topic. Whether it’s privacy laws or  military actions, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are the focus of arguments across the globe. But while generals and judges discuss the negative implications of this technology, HAZON Solutions has found a…

Lifestyle

Late-Sleepers Are Smarter, Yet Made to Feel Like Losers

By | Mar 31, 2016 at 7:18 pm

You can probably already hear your mother’s voice in your ear. “Did you just wake up? You are going to sleep the whole day away!” But what Mom doesn’t know is that study after study has shown that late-sleepers appear to actually be smarter and more creatively…

Startups & Apps

Recommendation App Tril Makes It Personal

By | Mar 31, 2016 at 3:11 pm

There are few things more painful than enduring a terrible recommendation. And whether your best friend is forcing a YouTube video down your throat or your mom has sent you a list of the ten best movies to help you find a husband, at…

Startups & Apps

Creating an Ecommerce App Is Easy with ShopApp

By | Mar 31, 2016 at 10:04 am

For small businesses, creating a native ecommerce app is almost unthinkable, both from the technical and economical point of views. For starters, it requires getting one (or more) mobile developer to create the app, a process that is hard and tedious by itself. Then,…

Startups & Apps

Miami

The Uber for Taxes Is Here Just in Time for Tax Day

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Getting your taxes done can be a daunting activity. The fear of being audited combined with the arduous endeavor of copying and pasting information by hand is enough to put some people on edge all year. But with April 18th looming around the corner,…

Startups & Apps

NYC

The Best Restaurant Discovery Apps in NYC

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Deciding on a place to eat can be a daunting task, especially in a place like New York City. When it seems like every day there’s a new crop of restaurants to try out, more and more folks are turning to apps to help…