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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….

Startups & Apps

5 Prototyping Tools for Web and Mobile Apps

By | Mar 25, 2016 at 1:25 pm

What bridges your bright idea and the actual product is prototyping. Not a single great product was created from the first attempt. What may sound great in words may also look quite terrible on paper (or in design), especially when it comes to information…

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Shop Online Safely with Privacy’s Burner Cards

By | Mar 24, 2016 at 11:59 am

Privacy.com is a company focused on creating elegant technology that enables companies and consumers to protect themselves online. Today, they are launching a new and very useful service that will allow online shoppers to be protect themselves and their financial information. It works by…

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ServiceWhale Home Improvement Service Saves Money and the Environment

By | Mar 23, 2016 at 4:14 pm

The entire process of having to utilize the assistance of a home improvement service can be tedious and expensive, but sometimes it really has to be taken care of. To help homeowners with this, there is a recently launched service called ServiceWhale: an online…

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How Silicon Valley’s GigSky Has Corralled Silent Roamers

By | Mar 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm

It’s not quite an episode of The Walking Dead, but it always comes to mind when I think of silent roamers. After all, I used to be one myself (just to clarify – not a zombie). I’m talking about the people who travel and…

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Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Cell Trap, Peter Panic, More

By | Mar 21, 2016 at 11:13 am

Sometimes solving a puzzle or creating a GIF on your iPhone will suffice: The goal is to have fun. That’s why this week I tried to put together a list of five apps you can check out to slow down for a moment. So,…

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Tel Aviv

3 Companies Boosting Israel’s Defense Tech Industry

By | Mar 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We all know how important military branches are to the development of some technologies that, in the future, get adopted by the civilian market. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is probably the most well-known example where Military research was fundamental, but there are others,…

Startups & Apps

5 Real Estate Startups to Watch This Year

By | Mar 15, 2016 at 3:12 pm

It may have actually all begun with Zillow. House hunters could search the residential real estate market online, getting far more information about a property than would be found in a newspaper ad or even a real estate company website. This allowed buyers to…

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3 Startups Disrupting Branded Entertainment

By | Mar 14, 2016 at 5:49 pm

It’s no revelation that consumers have shifted the way they consume media.  We live in a world where traditional push-based advertising is no longer as effective as it once was because these same  consumers no longer view advertisements as valuable and have the ability…

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Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Star Trek Wrath of Gems, Sploops, More

By | Mar 14, 2016 at 3:31 pm

We tend to spend so much time in the company of our smart handsets, so an additional five minutes every day interacting with a great app is well worth your investment, I think. It’s your call: You can use that time to relax your…

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“Hiver” Makes Gmail Even More Fundamental for Businesses

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 9:32 am

There are many tools that any company can use every day in order to effectively administrate a business, especially ones with an Internet-based component. However, not many are as useful as Gmail, especially in the way that it merges with Google’s other services. The…

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Bazaar Chat App Connects Sellers and Buyers

By | Mar 10, 2016 at 9:00 am

Remember that DOH! moment when you were just a few steps away from home and you realized that you forgot to buy something nice for your spouse for the special event you would be celebrating that evening? What was your first reaction? Don’t jump…

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O’Daddy App for Parents Puts Family First

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm

With today’s crazy pace of everyday life, it’s hard for people to become immersed with work – so much that they take work home. Not only is this bad from a health standpoint, but kids will end up suffering as well; while they know…

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NYC

Greatist: Building a Millennial Brand

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Everything we do results in who we eventually become, and it is often the most trying situations that create the most impact. From who we chose to be friends with in high school, to what college (if any) we chose to attend, to even…

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Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Bumper Jump, Debateball, More

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What’s better than a good coffee on a Monday morning for iAddicted? A fresh avalanche of apps, of course. After going through tons of apps that hit the App Store and Google Play each week, I hand-picked a few for you in order to…

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Felt App Brings Handwritten Cards to the 21st Century

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Throughout the years, we changed our means of long-distance communication. From drumming and smoking signals to the use of the telegraph, some other means of communication were used, but only a few had as much impact as postal delivery. People loved sending letters and…

Productivity

How to Hack Slack for Your Agile Team

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Slack is often called the fastest-growing business app ever. Having launched just two years ago, the cloud-based collaboration tool is already valued at $2.8 billion. It has more than 2.3 million active daily users, with 675,000 of them paying subscriptions for its premium services….