Fashion

San Francisco

StyleInGo: Hair and Makeup On Demand

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

Anybody can order on demand services these days, and one of the growing markets is style and makeup. That is, the market is filled with competition, so companies and entrepreneurs need to really define their idea as distinct. StyleInGo launched in February 2015 and…

Ecommerce

San Diego

Online to Offline Commerce is the Holy Grail of the Internet

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:23 pm

For Jon Carder, founder and CEO of Mogl, driving online to offline commerce is like the Holy Grail of the internet. That’s because, as he explains, it’s difficult to track somebody who sees an online ad and then goes to purchase the offer in…

Security

San Francisco

Hexadite: “Cyber Incident Teams are Simply Overwhelmed”

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

In our connected world the threat of cyberattacks is always present, but thankfully there are companies out there who want to help plug the holes in the emerging market. Hexadite today announced the availability of the industry’s first fully automated incident response solution in…

Education

MudWatt Launches New Science Kit That Makes Electricity From Mud!

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 4:38 pm

I don’t care what anyone says, science is awesome. From growing beans on cotton balls to dissecting a frog, I love how much kids learn from interacting with the environment. Apps and online websites offer great advantages to the learning experience, but it’s not…

Startup

Los Angeles

Voice-to-Emoji Translation Now Available with Speeji

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

What do you get when you combine voice translation and emojis? If you’re an iOS user, you get Speeji. Developed in partnership with Beverly Hills’ Thunderbolt Studios, Speeji turns voice messages into emojis for sharing via text message, social media, or email. Founded by…

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Music

NYC

LittleBits Partners With KORG on New Synth Kit Modules

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

In the Fall of 2013 littleBits launched their original Synth Kit, which opened the doors for hobbyists and musicians to easily explore the synthesizer instrument. Further, users could build their own custom sound machine, complete with signal generators, modifiers, modulators, and controllers. Following the…

Cannabis

Denver

World Cannabis Week Heads to Denver for Third Year

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

It was recently announced that the Third Annual World Cannabis Week will be returning Denver, Colorado. The event will take place from April 16 to 20 and is slated to be one of the most educational, immersive, and entertaining events to ever debut in…

Sports

Vancouver

Recognizing Amateur Sports Participation in US and Canada [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Every year around this time my friends and I get our crew together and kick off our basketball league which, since we live in San Diego, fortunately runs through October. However, we’re not the only ones out there throwing it down and enjoying the…

Startups & Apps

Three Startups Pushing Programmatic Advertising Forward

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Programmatic advertising is a fast-growing, data-driven media buying process that’s on its way to gobbling up the greater majority of advertising budgets. Since the process of real-time bidding (RTB) went mainstream in 2011, the ad industry has gone completely gaga over it – and…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Save Money: Use This App to Tell You Whether Uber or Taxi is Cheaper

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm

When it comes to getting driven around New York City, people have a slew of options open to them – from the hundreds of taxis that pass them to on-demand services like Uber, Lyft, and Gett. Because of all these choices, the matter often…

Communication

Pixit Launches Platform Agnostic GIF Communications

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

We’ve seen a massive shift in the way we communicate online with each other. People are replacing words with emoticons, photos and GIFs, and we’ve seen companies like Imgur ride this wave to great success. After all, visuals are an excellent way to communicate…

Video

Los Angeles

LA Based Collab to Re-Launch Eli’s Dirty Jokes

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Do you remember the internet joke series Eli’s Dirty Jokes? It was one of the single most popular series during the early YouTube era, racking up more than 50 million views. In 2009, Eli’s Dirty Jokes actually became the first web series licensed by…

Communication

Are Apps Replacing Professional Translators?

By | Mar 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Google deals with over 40,000 searches every second (on average). Many of these queries ask it to translate certain words or phrases. With nearly 3 million downloads of the Google Android app alone, we can safely say that a lot of foreign communication is…

Ecommerce

Hack Online Shopping for Deals or Charity

By | Mar 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The Internet is the largest shopping showcase we have at our disposal: from clothing and accessories to books and music, to furniture, travel, and food, we can buy virtually everything online. However, just like in physical shopping, in online shopping there are also some ways for…

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