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Saturday | The Motley Fool

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' -- 3 Critical Questions

This doesn't mean that everyone on your list can track your movements -- you only become visible to friends who turn on the feature as well.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, WebMD, Yelp

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TechCrunch

Is Winter Coming? Hear More From Our All-Star Investor Panel At Disrupt NY

VC money in the U.S is at its highest level since 2001, and valuations are soaring.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Refinery29, Tumblr

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Travelution

Guest Post: Travel industry still behind in mobile

The internet had a huge impact on the travel industry early on, as consumers swarmed to online travel agencies to find the best prices on flights and hotels, and took to online travel guides to plan their trips in advance.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

VentureBeat

NY gets new bootcamp for data scientists: It's free, but harder to get into than Harvard

How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat , May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Mathematics, Science, Computer Science, New York University

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fast Company

How Yelp Can Get Its Groove Back

After the Wall Street Journal asked the Federal Trade Commission about customer complaints leveled at the reviews site, the government agency revealed thousands of them, as well as a steady stream of subpoenas from lawyers trying to find out the identities of anonymous reviewers.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yelp, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Washington, Washington Government, Business News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

CiteULike

The Call of the Crowd: Event Participation in Location-based Social Services

Understanding the social and behavioral forces behind event participation is not only interesting from the viewpoint of social science, but also has important applications in the design of personalized event recommender systems.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Fortune

Underdogs no more: NYC's $125 billion tech ecosystem adds 45,000 jobs

Unlike those tech workers over in Silicon Valley who live in a Google-bussing , Glass-wearing , Playa-sharing comfort bubble of soft landings and superhero universities , New York startups are toughing it out in the real world.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Tumblr

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Pizza Marketplace

6 technologies about to change limited-service restaurants

Chances are good that you haven't yet heard the newest buzzwords in technology, such as geo-fencing, NFC, Bluetooth Smart or location-aware check-ins.

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Related Topix: Bluetooth

AdExchanger.com

Foursquare Leverages 'Check-In' Data Trove, Eyes LatAm Expansion

As consumer apps companies ramp up efforts in geo-targeted ads and hyper-local search, Foursquare has responded by turning check-in data into marketing services opportunities .

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Related Topix: Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Twitter

News24

New apps help people avoid unwanted encounters

Trying to avoid an awkward encounter with an ex? Fearful of an embarrassing meeting after an argument? New apps can help people avoid bumping into others and provide escape routes if they do.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Clickz

Foursquare Expands Ad Capabilities Into LatAm by Partnering With IMS

Foursquare has selected Internet Media Services as its exclusive advertising partner in Latin America.

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Related Topix: Clickz

Fast Company

Doctors Will Put Patients In "Suspended" State To Treat Gunshots, Knife Wounds

BlinkFeed, Sense's Flipboard-like reader that arranges pieces of content into tiles on your homescreen, is still there.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Business News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Genesee Country Express

'Anti-social network' app helps people avoid social interaction in real world

There's a new iOS app for those who cringe at the thought of running into people they connect with via social media in the real world.

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Adweek

Foursquare's New Ads Tap Twitter And Require $100K Commitment

Foursquare has a new ad product that invites users to tweet marketing messages when they check into businesses.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Marketing

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Fast Company

This Is The New HTC One

BlinkFeed, Sense's Flipboard-like reader that arranges pieces of content into tiles on your homescreen, is still there.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Business News

CNET News.com

Instagram removing Foursquare in places test

Facebook-owned Instagram is taking steps to distance itself from its current location provider Foursquare, and the move what could spell trouble for the 5-year-old local search service.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Adweek

PHD's Millennials Talk About Their Generation on Vine

The marketing world desperately wants to know how to reach millennials , so it seems ingeniously simple that PHD partners with the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism to tap its advertising students' inherent knowledge on the subject.

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Related Topix: Marketing, University of Georgia, DDB Worldwide Communications Group, Omnicom Group, Advertising

Mon Mar 24, 2014

KPLR-11

New app helps you avoid your friends, exes

After moving to New York, Brian Moore could not stop running into his ex-girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

Fortune

Exclusive: Blue Apron serves up half a million meals per month

Tech has finally caught on to the food revolution. Even as dining culture explodes and innovative restaurants with celebrity chefs gain exposure and foot traffic, a slew of recent startups cater to the opposite activity: eating in.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes

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