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Chicago

12 Apps That Help You Stay Connected to Remote Teams

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 7:15 am

As more companies build remote teams, finding the right software to keep your team in sync is critical to production and growth. We asked 12 founders what they use to check in with their teams around the world. Slack We switched over from Skype…

Productivity

Can More Technology Increase Your Productivity?

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that Tablet you bought on a whim which is lying in a corner now and catching dust? Fear not my friend, you are not…

Startups & Apps

WhatsApp for Business: How to Communicate and Market

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm

We live in an expensive world where everything has a price, including communication between people. If you own a business, and you are tired of paying tons on money on your SMS, then we have a solution for you: Using WhatsApp for business. For those…

Trends

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger Growth Outpaces Instagram, Twitter

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The latest report on the state of the internet is out: messaging apps are continuing to eat the rest of the internet. Venture capitalist Mary Meeker just released the much-anticipated annual analysis, the 2016 Internet Trends Report. One of the most important items to note from…

Reports & Rankings

The 20 Most Popular Social Media Platforms Worldwide

By | May 31, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Whether you are a freshly graduated teenager or a newly retired senior, social media likely plays some role in your life. You might use it to keep track of friends. You might use it to pester grandkids. You might even use it to stalk…

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Security

What Startups Need to Know About User’s Online Privacy

By | Apr 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Online privacy concerns are hitting big this year. Starting with the notorious Apple vs. FBI case and the recent confessions from Uber about giving up private data of some 12 millions users to governmental agencies and smaller case of data breach and unsolicited personal…

Security

Stop Worrying, (Most) Mobile Apps Are Now Safe

By | Apr 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm

If you are an avid WhatsApp user, you surely noticed the recent encryption disclaimer (that can be seen in the screenshot shown below) following one of your recently sent messages. But what does this notification actually mean? This encryption secures chats between the sender…

Trends

Email: Is it Dead, Dying, or Still Alive?

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Clickbait article headlines have proclaimed the death of everything from the dusty paperback to social media giants. Email has been no exception to this trend for the last 5 years, but is there any truth in it now? After all, the meteoric rise of digital productivity…

Mobile

3 Free Mobile Tools For Scaling Your Small Business

By | Sep 19, 2015 at 10:00 pm

In today’s fast-paced digital environment, businesses have no choice but to adapt their marketing strategy to the current trends. In the past, consumers shopped online at their desks. Today, the ease and comfort of mobile devices encourages users to shop on the go. But…

Mobile

WhatsApp: Past, Present, and Fun Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the texting app WhatsApp. It was created in 2009 and has been growing steadily ever since. As of April 2015, this app has more than 800 million active users. You probably also know that it was acquired by Facebook in…

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Tech Guide for Planning Your Wedding

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Your wedding day should be one of the most special occasions in your adult life. All the planning leading to that special day can be a little bit stressful: deadlines, family drama, and unresponsive vendors. We’ve created a list of apps and websites to…

Product Launch

NYC

Caliber, WhatsApp for Professionals Looking to Network

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 7:00 am

We’ve all heard that it’s often not what you know but who you know to get ahead. As it turns out, when it comes to finding a job, that may be truer than what we’d hope. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all…

Infographics / Images

From ICQ to WhatsApp: The Rise of Instant Messengers

By | Jan 22, 2015 at 7:00 am

Messaging app WhatsApp announced this week that it will be releasing its service to desktop, thanks to a web client that launched for Chrome and Android. According to The Verge, WhatsApp confirmed earlier rumors, which pointed to a newly live page at web.whatsapp.com. “The primary use is…

Business

San Francisco

Let Your App’s Data Pitch VCs with VentureFund’s Traction API

By | Dec 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm

The team at the newly-launched VentureFund.io believes that funding is essential for success when it comes to early-stage startups. And they’re not wrong as we’ve seen an explosion of high-growth startups; however, this has created a high grade competition for venture capital in different…

Ecommerce

Global E-Marketing Teams are Using WhatsApp for Communication and Organization

By | Dec 7, 2014 at 8:00 am

App developers understand the need for communication in our lives, and that’s why every day we discover a new messaging app on different app stores. The most popular of them all is WhatsApp, an application that is becoming more popular by the day. According to…

Entrepreneur

DC

Mobile Future’s Reverse Pitch Webinar: Get Investor Advice in Your Living Room

By | Mar 19, 2014 at 9:02 am

This is an advertorial sponsored by Mobile Future. We thank them for their support! When the time comes for entrepreneurs to interact with angels and VCs, there seems to always be a lingering question: how do you provide a perfect takeaway from a pitch?…

Acquisition

12 Key Considerations for Facebook’s $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal

By | Feb 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm

The app development world was abuzz last week with news of Facebook’s purchase of the WhatsApp messaging app for U.S. $19 billion. For that amount of money, according to a Harvard Business Review blog posting, Facebook could have purchased Sony, Gap or four aircraft carriers…