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Startups & Apps

The Top 10 Most Downloaded Mobile Apps of 2016

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The dominance of mobile has become all too familiar for startups and corporations alike. It’s widely accepted that without an app, your company might as well just throw in the towel. Everyone from millennials to baby boomers are looking to their smartphones for everything…

Startups & Apps

VIPOLE Reveals Powerful Admin Tools for Business

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 12:50 pm

It is becoming clear that businesses are looking at cloud computing as a trustworthy medium to operate in and store their information. However, security is still a major concern, and one of the main reasons why companies will still avoid moving to the cloud….

Product Launch

San Francisco

Octane AI Launches, Creates Chatbots for 50 Cent, KISS, and Aerosmith

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 11:15 am

Chatbots have been around for years. Granted, their first iteration wasn’t very advanced and their primary purpose was entertaining middle school kids on AOL instant messenger. But in recent years, the technology behind these convenient tools has improved, allowing businesses to provide fast customer service…

Startups & Apps

Riot: Encrypted Open Source Messenger for Teams

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Smartphone users who communicate and often do teamwork like to have three different things. For starters, they like to easily communicate with their friends, family or work partners. Secondly, they want to use as fewer tools as possible, so it is ideal to have…

Startups & Apps

WorkGroup: A Communication Platform for Efficient Teamwork

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 10:21 am

Today, teams need great tools that boost productivity, so they turn to various products that serve the single purpose every project manager has: to create great things as a team and implement them efficiently. To do that you need ongoing communication with team members,…

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Product Launch

Minneapolis

Vidku is the Video Messenger App for Everyone

By | Nov 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Pull out your phone and take a look at your apps. How many of them are used to communicate with other people in some form? You’ve got your typical text messages, probably a messenger like Facebook or Whatsapp, for video Skype or Google Hangouts,…

Android

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Startup TalkBox Struggles Against Chinese Copycats

By | Sep 13, 2011 at 11:30 am

When the Hong Kong startup TalkBox was preparing to launch their Android app, they posted a countdown online. But they were shocked to see a copycat company in China post the same countdown – right down to the design and the source code. “It’s…

Business

San Francisco

Facebook Launches Messenger And Saves A Whale

By | Aug 9, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Facebook acquired Beluga, a popular group messaging application, in early March, and we haven’t heard much about the popular app since. Today, Facebook launched Messenger for Mobile, a simple group messaging application for both iPhone and Android. It looks a lot like Beluga meets…