Topic: Business

Switch, “Tinder for Jobs,” Raises $1.4M

Switch, “Tinder for Jobs,” Raises $1.4M

The rise of Tinder happened while I’ve been happily relationshipped, so I can’t speak from experience when I talk about how the app has revolutionized the dating scene. However, the app’s ease of use has become a … [Read more...]

Parcel Might Be the Future of Online Shopping Deliveries

Parcel Might Be the Future of Online Shopping Deliveries

For some reason, the FedEx man is allergic to my doorbell. I’ve missed several deliveries here at my apartment in Minneapolis – even when I was home – because the FedEx delivery guy decided he’d rather fill out a … [Read more...]

Outbrain Releases Amplify API for Smarter Content Marketing

Outbrain Releases Amplify API for Smarter Content Marketing

One of the rising trends in blogs and websites has been the idea of content marketing – you know, when articles or posts appear that say “sponsored content.” It’s a new version of “advertorial,” when articles … [Read more...]

Bezos Says Amazon Pursuing Future Fire Phones

Bezos Says Amazon Pursuing Future Fire Phones

The Amazon Fire Phone hasn’t done so hot (haha get it), but apparently Amazon CEO and evil mastermind Jeff Bezos is undeterred. A post on Re/code today says that Bezos is far from done with his company’s first … [Read more...]

Samsung Prepping its Tizen Smartphone for India?

Samsung Prepping its Tizen Smartphone for India?

Remember the Samsung Z? The Tizen-powered smartphone that was supposed to come out in Russia earlier this year, but never appeared? A new report from Reuters says that Samsung will be launching a Tizen-based smartphone … [Read more...]

Microsoft Buys Acompli Email App for $200 Million

Microsoft Buys Acompli Email App for $200 Million

In an effort to spread its presence across every platform available, Microsoft has bought email app startup Acompli. According to a post on Re/code about the acquisition, the price of the buy is somewhere upwards of $200 … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Avoid Video Conferencing Disasters

Five Tips to Avoid Video Conferencing Disasters

Video revolutionized long distance conferences. You don't have to sit in dusty conference rooms anymore, listening to someone present a boring slide show about last month's fluctuations in your sales revenue. Now's the … [Read more...]

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Yesterday’s news that Samsung’s mobile division might see an executive shakeup doesn’t seem to have affected the company’s partnership with virtual reality startup Oculus VR. Yesterday, CNET reported that Brendan … [Read more...]

Bad News, Amazon: FAA Mulls Tighter Commercial Drone Regs

Bad News, Amazon: FAA Mulls Tighter Commercial Drone Regs

As you may recall, last year’s 60 Minutes tour of Jeff Bezos’s magic factory – aka Amazon – included a portion devoted to showing off the company’s intention to start delivering packages to customers’ … [Read more...]

Galaxy S5 Flops, Shakeup at Samsung Looming

Galaxy S5 Flops, Shakeup at Samsung Looming

While it’s old news that Samsung got beat up in the mobile industry this past third quarter, it’s becoming clearer just how poorly the electronics giant performed. A new report from the Wall Street Journal tells us … [Read more...]