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Shopping site Gilt Groupe launches its first API and a developer portal to go with it

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When you think about the online flash sales phenomenon, the first company you think of is Gilt Groupe. It has raised $236M in funding and provides access to deals on anything from luxury cookware to clothing. It’s a private sales site and it looks like Gilt is ready to spread...
Shopping site Gilt Groupe launches its first API and a developer portal to go with it
Social Transit App Moovit Launches In New York City, Just In Time To Help All Those Hapless Tourists

ARM Launches a Smarter Brain for The Internet of Things

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ARM makes more than just smartphone cores. The Internet of things is coming, but in addition to ubiquitous broadband connecting devices wherever they are, we also need  low-power, cheap chips that are smart enough to collect information and then communicate it back to the web. ARM, the chip licensing company,...
ARM Launches a Smarter Brain for The Internet of Things

Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

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An article by John Doerr had a great quote from technology luminary Alan Kay that every entrepreneur needs to remember “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” I’m working with a company that at one point had a product that was not only best in class,...
Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers
Scientists build robotic ant colony to find out how real ants choose directions

The inside scoop on how one of Seattle's hottest startups picked its cool new logo

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What does a logo really say about a company? Oftentimes, startups don’t have the brainpower or time to mess around with a logo, slapping together something in PhotoShop of little significance or meaning. If it looks good enough, just ship it. But that’s not the case at Apptio, which just...
The inside scoop on how one of Seattle's hottest startups picked its cool new logo

A boost for brain training: Lumosity can help lift 'chemo fog,' study finds

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Brain training – that booming yet much-debated business – just got another feather in its cap. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Breast Cancer, Stanford researchers demonstrated that breast cancer patients who had been treated with chemotherapy improved their cognitive function after using exercises developed by brain...
A boost for brain training: Lumosity can help lift 'chemo fog,' study finds

Brian Tolle: Time for Leadership: High-Impact Leaders Need to Re-organize Time

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Innovative leaders are ferocious time managers. This may be the one insight to help you see what's holding you back from experiencing progress. When I describe the work I do -- helping individuals make an impact through innovation -- a certain type of person gets all jazzed up. "That's exactly...
Brian Tolle: Time for Leadership: High-Impact Leaders Need to Re-organize Time

Hands-On With The WalletTrackR, The Gadget That Keeps Tabs On Your Most Valuable Stuff For You

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Yes, we all vow to be more conscientious of how we treat the key possessions that are most important to us on a daily basis. But how many of us really follow through? When you’ve got a lot of things going on, it’s easy to lose track of where...
Hands-On With The WalletTrackR, The Gadget That Keeps Tabs On Your Most Valuable Stuff For You

6 Time Management Strategies for Startups

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Many startups seem to be powered solely by excitement over the new business (occasionally mixed with some Red Bull and Starbucks). Startup founders typically devote every waking moment to their companies, and probably even dream about it too. But while pure passion can propel entrepreneurs 24/7 for a while, eventually...
6 Time Management Strategies for Startups

Tim Armstrong Defends Aol's Content Business, Announces New Ad Tool For Publishers

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Aol CEO Tim Armstrong sang the praises of programmatic, automated advertising today during his keynote presentation at the Ad:Tech conference in San Francisco, and he announced a new Marketplace tool to help publishers manage their ads. So when Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky took the stage to interview him, he asked: Was...
Tim Armstrong Defends Aol's Content Business, Announces New Ad Tool For Publishers
Tempo for iPhone uses smart AI technology to enhance your calendar

The other field Facebook wants to revolutionize

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The social networking giant is leading a consortium aiming to make data centers cheaper and more efficient. FORTUNE — Facebook is known for creating the most popular social networking tool, not designing hardware. But the company has taken a do-it-yourself approach to building out its data centers and the servers...
The other field Facebook wants to revolutionize

With Top Firms On Hand, Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Debuts Its Second Class

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At Aol’s offices in Palo Alto this evening, UpWest Labs pulled back the curtain on its second batch of startups. While the accelerator is open to companies of all breeds, be they advertising, mobile, or security-focused, its second class is largely consumer-focused and leans heavily towards video. More than 120...
With Top Firms On Hand, Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Debuts Its Second Class

Why universities should acquire - and teach - digital literacy

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Sponsor's feature: A strong digital focus will attract internet-savvy students with an eye on the jobs marketSebastian Faulks observed recently that ease of access to the internet is leading to a "net loss of knowledge" in this generation of adults, leaving the modern intellectual world in a "kind of catastrophe"....
Why universities should acquire - and teach - digital literacy

Living with Google Glass, Day Three: Security Checkpoint

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You might be inclined to think that airport security is not the best place to wear Google Glass. You'd probably be right, but given the amount that I travel it was pretty-well inevitable that I'd cross through some security checkpoint before the course of this testing would be through....
Living with Google Glass, Day Three: Security Checkpoint
Microsoft Execs Flock To Amazon And Red Hat

IBM's Watson supercomputer could be the cure for awful customer service

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IBM’s jack-of-all-trades supercomputer Watson now has a new trade: customer service. IBM announced today Watson Engagement Advisor, a new application for Watson that lets it take all of its brainpower and apply it to answering questions from regular people rather than, say, doctors or Alex Trebeck. Think of it as Siri, but...
IBM's Watson supercomputer could be the cure for awful customer service
Startups Should Play To Their City’s Strengths. Here’s How.

YouTube “Fixing” Its Comments—Good Luck!

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In case you’re new around here (meaning the Internet), let me just tell you: sometimes, comment boards usually devolve into vile gross-out fests attacking the content of the page, other commenters, or random political officials. (Not here, of course [meaning Marketing Pilgrim]—here our wonderful commentators always add value, and...
YouTube “Fixing” Its Comments—Good Luck!
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