connective tissue

connective tissue

The future according to John Doerr (Or: How Twitter can become the fifth big company in tech)
Recurring 'Arrested Development' gags mapped in painstaking detail
Order Management Startup Lettuce Raises $2.1 Million From Crosscut Ventures, 500 Startups, And Others

The Social Credit Card: AmEx Syncs With Twitter To Turn #Hashtags Into Savings

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Want $20 back from Whole Foods when you use your AmEx card? Tweet #AmExWholeFoods. Here's what's behind the new deals for the sharing generation.Today, American Express unveiled a new program with Twitter to let cardmembers sync accounts with the social network, and earn savings from big brands such as Whole...
The Social Credit Card: AmEx Syncs With Twitter To Turn #Hashtags Into Savings

Have Money? Arthur Sulzberger Wants A Deeper Relationship

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Whatever relationship you already have with NYTimes.com, if you aren’t paying for access, it’s not deep enough. At least, that’s part of the message implied in Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.‘s prepared remarks for this week’s annual shareholders meeting. “Creating an online business model with the goal of yielding larger financial...
Have Money? Arthur Sulzberger Wants A Deeper Relationship

Small Demons’ Valla Vakili Wants To Be Master Of the Storyverse

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If you suffer from a Millennial attention span then I suggest — as if the suggestion were necessary — you stop reading now. Because this is a post about books. Thousands and thousands of books. Valla Vakili loves books. Specifically, he loves the connections between books: the places, people...
Small Demons’ Valla Vakili Wants To Be Master Of the Storyverse
A look at Eddy Cue, Apple's online services and content guru
Samsung Has Acquired Multiscreen Mobile And TV App Maker MOVL
Matter Ventures arms startups seeking to forge brave new world of media

Will App.net be the connective tissue founders & developers can rely on?

thenextweb.com
Rather than making the case for App.net in vague generalities, I want to tell you why I made the decision to to back the project, as someone who helps run a startup focused on adding value to your existing social networks. For those that don’t know me, I’m co-founder and...
Will App.net be the connective tissue founders & developers can rely on?

Startup Weekend buys StartupDigest

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Startup Weekend’s Marc Nager Startup Weekend announced today that it has acquired StartupDigest, the email newsletter which lists startup-oriented  events. Startup Weekend’s Marc Nager offered this explanation of the acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed. “Startup Weekend is where you go when you have an idea, but before that...
Startup Weekend buys StartupDigest

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Adds Amazon.com Integration, Sellers Can Now Be "Fulfilled By Amazon"

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It’s been a little over a year and a half since Stitch Labs launched to become the connective tissue between various online shopping carts and marketplaces, making it easier for small vendors to peddle their wares and manage inventory across them. To do that, it’s integrated with a number of...
Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Adds Amazon.com Integration, Sellers Can Now Be "Fulfilled By Amazon"
Embracing Silicon Valley, EA gears up for its digital empire (interview)
Review: Borderlands 2 sure does provide more Borderlands, all right

Qualcomm's QPrize shows its philosophy on the mobile world

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MightyText, an app that lets you text to any phone from any device, won Qualcomm’s $100,000 QPrize on Thursday evening. And while cool, the app and the other finalists also offer a glimpse into the way Qualcomm thinks about how mobility and connectivity will change our apps, our habits and...
Qualcomm's QPrize shows its philosophy on the mobile world

Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

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Organizing an event like The Next Web Conference is a monumental task that it comes with its usual share of pressures, pay-offs and unexpected moments. So how is Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, co-founder of The Next Web, able to keep tabs on everything that’s happening while also providing space for...
Embracing adventure with our co-founder Boris at #TNW2013

Zonoff Raises $3.8 Million From Valhalla And Grotech To Connect The Internet Of Things

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We are becoming increasingly surrounded by devices that are smart, connected to the Internet, and controllable remotely and with a growing number of web and mobile apps to connect them. Whether they be smart appliances like refrigerators or air conditioners, or even just smart light fixtures, our living rooms are...
Zonoff Raises $3.8 Million From Valhalla And Grotech To Connect The Internet Of Things

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Now Offers Shipping Through ShipStation

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Founded on the premise of making it easier for independent creators to interact with their customers, Stitch Labs launched to offer a cloud-based solution for small businesses that wish to manage CRM, product orders, and inventory management. Now it’s taking that a step further by helping SMBs complete the full...
Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Now Offers Shipping Through ShipStation

Isis delays launch of payment system, no date announced

gigaom.com
About that summer launch of Isis, the mobile payment joint venture between Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile — it’s not going to happen. The company told me that its plans to launch pilots in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas, which could have still slipped in before the “official” end of...
Isis delays launch of payment system, no date announced
Building a digital marketplace is hard, but MyTime is off to an impressive start

App.net introduces a $5 per month plan, drops member price from $50 to $36 per year

thenextweb.com
App.net today announced new pricing options. First off, there’s a new $5 per month member plan. Secondly, and more importantly for existing members, the current price has dropped from $50 per year to $36 per year. So will current members get their money back? Nope. All existing members will get...
App.net introduces a $5 per month plan, drops member price from $50 to $36 per year

Friday Squid Blogging: 500-Million-Year-Old Squid

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Early squid: New Canadian research into 500 million-year-old carnivore fossils has revealed an early ancestor of modern-day squids and octopuses, solving the mystery surrounding a previously unclassifiable creature. "This is significant because it means that primitive cephalopods were around much earlier than we thought, and offers a reinterpretation of the...
Friday Squid Blogging: 500-Million-Year-Old Squid
How Hashtagging Your Instagram Photos Makes Them More Popular

10 Most Popular Hashtags on Instagram

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If there's one feature that's overlooked on Instagram, it has to be tags. Much like on Twitter, hashtags can serve as a kind of connective tissue stringing together otherwise disparate pieces of content from across the service.  First and foremost, tags are descriptive. They can also aid significantly in content...
10 Most Popular Hashtags on Instagram
API manager Apigee gets $20M for mobile focus

CA snaps up Layer 7 as API management arena heats up

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The management and quality control of application programming interfaces or APIs is hot now. That’s why CA Technologies is acquiring Layer 7  in a deal announced Monday, just days after Intel announced plans to by Mashery, another API management player. Mulesoft, another API management player, just snagged $37 million in Series...
CA snaps up Layer 7 as API management arena heats up

The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium

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Evan Williams just can't quit the online publishing business. First he founded Blogger, which he sold to Google. Then he cofounded Twitter with Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey. Now he's on to his third act, this time with Biz Stone and Jason Goldman. The centerpiece of his newest startup effort...
The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium
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