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Pinterest Expands Self-Serve Promoted Pins Platform To More Businesses

Pinterest_Promoted_Nicole Miller_1200x798 (1) Pinterest is rolling out its Promoted Pins platform to more businesses, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch, after we received reports from businesses who were newly being invited to join the pilot program. Previously announced earlier this summer, Pinterest’s “self-serve,” performance-based advertising platform is aimed at small to medium-sized businesses looking… Read More

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Microsoft Urges Reform Of U.S. Government’s Surveillance Practices

msft-sun1 In a set of comments regarding “big data,” submitted in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) request for public input, Microsoft listed a number of changes to how the U.S. government handles surveillance and digital privacy that it thinks would help build “confidence in the cloud.” Its list, while not surprising in… Read More

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The Virtual Assistant Could Be The Next Interpreter Of Enterprise Data, Starting With Google Now

googlenow1 You can ask Siri, Google Now and Cortana about movies, weather and sports, but you can’t yet ask them about your company’s budget for the fiscal year, or your department’s sales performance last quarter. That may be about to change, however, as Google is said by The Information to be in talks with HP about giving Google Now access to enterprise data, effectively creating a… Read More

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Local Lift Is A Kickstarter For Local Businesses

Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 2.20.26 PM Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms have been a big hit with product makers and creative types, but a new company called Local Lift wants to now bring the power of crowdfunding to those in the local, small business community, too. With the Local Lift platform, business owners are able to raise funds directly from their customer base and the community at large by… Read More

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Shout Is A Real-Time Classifieds App That Lets You Exchange Anything

Shout_Logo Craigslist has come to be known as a modern take on the classifieds section of a newspaper, but Zachariah Reitano and Henri Stern want to go further and provide a real-time exchange service. That’s where Shout comes in. Read More

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The Enactive Torch Is A Sensor That Helps The Blind “See”

scaled.140730CK LuisFavela_7 A new type of sensor could help the blind “see” objects in front of them. Called the Enactive Torch, the device sends out infrared signals which enable the user to sense nearby objects, thanks to a small buzzer attached to the wrist which alerts them if they’re about to crash into a door frame or wall. Think of it as a cane on steroids. Created by University of… Read More

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Share Your Ideas About Immigration

138556236_e95a080235_o (1) High-skilled immigration reform matters to the tech community. Yet in the nationwide debate that often spirals into partisan bickering over border patrol, we’re often drowned out. In both 2013 and earlier this year, we saw chances of high-skilled immigration reform die in congress. In 2013 the senate passed a bill that never gained any traction in the House. This year, House… Read More

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Wibbitz Update Brings A Natural Voice To Its Video News Summaries

Wibbitz Version 3.0 of Wibbitz’s mobile app launches today, and after a few days of use I can say that the company is doing a good job of steadily moving its app towards what I would consider the ideal version of its concept. Read More

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Swarm Lands On Windows Phone

swarm As Foursquare powers through its summer of change, the company is today launching Swarm on the Windows Phone platform. Swarm is the breakaway app from Foursquare that now houses the beloved check-in. Rather than pairing the use cases of sharing your location with friends and searching for things to do, the company split those experiences into two apps. That said, Swarm is a very different app… Read More

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Vint Opens Its Peer-To-Peer Fitness Marketplace In San Francisco

vint With a mobile app to connect people who want to work out with those who will train with them either in one-on-one or group sessions, Vint hopes to bring peer-to-peer to personal training. And it’s launching today in San Francisco, its second market. Read More

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