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The Black Card That Gives You Back Your Social Life

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Millennials, once content with living vicariously through a myriad of LCD screen, are now craving the raw intimacy of an honest encounter. The wave of online interactions is gradually crashing down as people begin resurfacing from the comfort of avoiding in-person interactions. The growing restlessness of those who are ready to live and love their… Read more »


Search the World’s Wealthiest Neighborhoods With Mansion Map

Mansion-Map

“Growing up my favorite hobby was driving through the rich neighborhoods with my brother,” says Greg Berry, founder of Mansion Map. “I’ve travelled the world looking at mansions and now want to share my passion and inspiration with others.” Last week, Berry officially launched the Mansion Map platform as an interactive website that lets you… Read more »




Don’t Let TSA Confiscate Your Smartphone: Portable Chargers Under $50

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This week, TSA announced that it will confiscate any battery-dead cellphone from boarding the plane. Specifically, international flights that are U.S. bound. This is important to anyone flying because smartphones run out of battery when you least expect it. So, if you’re on the go and don’t get a chance to charge your phone before your… Read more »


Indiegogo Canada Partners with Toronto’s Startup Maker Studio MakeWorks

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MakeWorks – the first coworking maker studio in Toronto for both digital- and physical-focused startups – announced today that it is partnering with Indiegogo Canada to launch an Indiegogo campaign aimed at further building out the space. The partnership falls into place as Indiegogo Canada moves its Canadian office into MakeWorks itself. “Toronto needed a… Read more »


Top 10 Websites for Students of All Ages

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If we started discussing whether technology has improved the educational system or has made students lazy and inactive, the dispute would be neverending. However, things always seem to wrap up to one logical conclusion – the online environment can be either distracting or extremely beneficial. Everything depends on the way students approach the Internet and… Read more »


Lessons for Startups from the Success of WeChat in China

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When teenagers in China want to exchange contact information, they do so using WeChat accounts. By the end of 2014, the total number of users of the mobile text and voice messaging app by Chinese Internet giant, Tencent, will reach 500 million. What originated as a social platform for chatting and sharing content has become… Read more »


3 Monetization Strategies for Your iPhone Apps

iphone app monetization

There are plenty of iPhone apps in the Apple store, but not all of them are successful. The reasons vary, but it’s often because developers try to simulate some brick-and-mortar experience in a digital format. If we look at the various app store statistics, we find that the Apple Store has more mobile apps. App store sales hit a… Read more »




TheRapTest Brings Rapper RiFF RAFF Into the Fold

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Since starting out, TheRapTest has been making big headlines via partnerships and syndicated videos. Recently they added yet another test partnership to their platform with rapper RiFF RAFF and his label Mad Decent, who released his debut album on June 24. TheRapTest, started by Danny Friday, is an objective, comprehensive set of rap knowledge quizzes… Read more »


Phone Sex Gets Literal with OhMiBod’s New Remote Vibrator App

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It all starts with tell me what you’re wearing right now, and next thing you know the phone conversation gets naughtier. Thanks to technology, your phone sex is about to get a lot more interactive. If you are in a long-distance relationship, looking to spice things up with your current partner, or even trying to change how you play solo,… Read more »



Simplify Human Management with Namely

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When it comes to managing human capital, organizations want a platform that’s easy to use, can accommodate the global workplace, and can be quickly implemented. Namely, a leading cloud-based human capital management platform, enables companies to manage their human resources in a single, cloud-based platform. Namely’s end-to-end platform integrates every element of HR, from payroll… Read more »