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8 Startups That Turned These Millennials Into Millionaires

Only 13 percent of millennials report career ambitions of climbing the corporate ladder to become a president or CEO, according to a Bentley University-commissioned survey. By contrast, some two-thirds (66 percent) cite starting their own business as a top goal. Still young and largely free from major lifestyle obligations, millennials are in prime position to […]

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Apps That Help You Travel

Going away? Don’t even think of leaving home without your smartphone. Thanks to the wonderful world of apps, your device can help you get where you want to go, then make the most of life while you’re there. From cheaper flights and accommodation to dodging rainstorms and traffic jams, there’s an app for every occasion. […]

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Tango Messaging App to Provide Media Content from AOL, Spotify & Vevo

Tango, the popular mobile messaging app, said Tuesday it has struck deals with media companies including AOL and Vevo to distribute content in a new effort to differentiate itself in the hotly contested mobile messaging sector. Tango said its 200 million users worldwide will be able to browse new “Channels” for entertainment, news, sports and […]

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After beating Google, Korea’s Naver goes global with messaging app Line

SEOUL (Reuters) – The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp  beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the U.S. search engine does not dominate. Now, Lee Hae-jin is stepping onto the world stage with Line, a messaging app developed by a subsidiary in Japan to overcome downed […]

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‘There’s an app for that’ – area companies win big at technology forum

PRINCETON — On an average day on Facebook, amid photos of cute kittens and political statements, there’s another photo mainstay: food. Breakfast splurges. Delicious dinner plates. Mouthwatering desserts. What if taking a photo of food could help a person meet his or her dietary goals? That’s the idea behind a mobile app developed by scientists […]

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New App Is Like ‘Hot or Not’ for Your Coworkers

As if your workplace wasn’t stressful enough A study that was recently published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found that you actually have no idea what your colleagues think of you. When MBA students were told to judge their own assertiveness in mock business negotiations, less than half of the participants gauged their […]

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Yik Yak App Raises $10M In Venture Capital

Will the old high school rumor mill start spinning out of control? Yik Yak, a hyperlocal gossip-sharing app, has received $10 million in venture capital to help spread the gossip at college campuses across the globe. Yik Yak allows users to anonymously post messages to a local “bulletin board,” which is visible to anyone within […]

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10 mistakes to avoid when developing an app

Ever had an app idea that left you head spinning with visions of you ditching your day job to instead cut around your warehouse-style office with your new start-up pals? At 23 I had an idea when I grew frustrated trying to organize a weekend away with my girlfriends. The confusing banter over email, Facebook […]

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“Yo” is the ridiculously simple app that everyone is downloading

The “Yo” app lets you say “yo” to all your friends. BY LIFE BEFORE US, LLC There really is an app for everything — even one that just sends out the simple two letter greeting, “Yo.” The free app, which is simply called “Yo,” is available for iPhone and Android users. “‘Yo’ is a single-tap […]

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Apple’s iOS 8 uses iBeacon tech to bring location-aware app access to lock screen

While not a shiny new feature like HealthKit, Apple baked what appears to be new iBeacon functionality into iOS 8, making the process of proximity-aware app and content pushes passive and more discovery oriented. Update: It now appears that this features takes advantage of Location Services to determine the handset’s location, much like the App […]

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