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…

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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…

Ecommerce

Customer Service Can Make or Break Your Company

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Online shopping is stressful. There are dozens of things that can go wrong before you even get your hands on a purchase. What if you ordered the wrong size? What if the color doesn’t match your style? What if you put in the wrong address and…

Startups & Apps

Fling App Gets an Update as Its Growth Continues

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 7:03 pm

Fling is a young social network with big ideas for disrupting the social industry. Previously mentioned here, it allows users to “peek” into other people’s lives – total strangers from all over the world. That randomness seems to please users as, in the first…

Startups & Apps

DC

EverCharge and Schneider Electric Are Coming to a Building Near You

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm

At 1776, one of our tools to accelerate innovation is our Seed Fund, which allows us to invest in startups poised to scale. When we spot a shifting landscape within one of our core sectors like transportation or energy, we search for startups that…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Kidbox: A Box That Combines Kids Clothes and Philanthropy

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 11:30 am

For parents, shopping for kids clothing can be a hassle – especially if they are unsure about  their child’s preferences. Malls and shopping outlets offer a number of clothing stores, but there is still a hole in the market, which is why Haim Dabah…

Startups & Apps

AnchorFree Launching a Keyboard App With Kaboom’s Features

By | Mar 28, 2016 at 6:15 pm

AnchorFree is quite popular for its VPN service Hotspot Shield, but what many people do not know is that they also developed an app to send self destructive messages from an iOS or Android device to anybody on any social network: Kaboom. It is…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: TubeLike, Logic Puzzles Daily, and More

By | Mar 28, 2016 at 9:58 am

Sometimes a simple app can save your day: It doesn’t matter whether it’s a music app, a game, or something you can use in an emergency. Fortunately, the App Store has plenty of apps you can choose from; it’s up to you which one….

Startups & Apps

Arlington

Energy Intelligence Wins 2nd Annual Foundry Cup

By | Mar 28, 2016 at 9:05 am

On Friday, Eastern Foundry hosted its second annual Foundry Cup. Seven finalists pitched to a panel of three judges for the grand prize of $10,000 and their name engraved on the official Foundry Cup trophy. An additional $1,000 was awarded to the Peoples’ Choice winner….