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Facebook facial recognition doesn’t n...

Jun 26, 20152 Comments

Facebook's facial recognition algorithm has improved so vastly that it knows you by your body shape, pose, hair, and other data points - has this

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What word do women use that subtly undermin...

Jun 26, 20151 Comment

There's a common word that seems harmless, and many don't even know that they're using it and undermining their credibility.

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Can you legally charge customers credit car...

Jun 24, 20151 Comment

Credit card fees and processing fees are very nuanced, and you might be charging in a way that lands you in hot water - know

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Tumblr blog features great email copy ̵...

Jun 22, 2015No Comments

A new blog shares inspirational email copy and dissects exactly why they work.

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5 things startups need to do when trying to...

Jun 18, 2015No Comments

When startups are looking to expand and sign with big brands, it can be a daunting task, so we ask someone who's been there before

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8 dad entrepreneurs share how they balance ...

Jun 16, 2015No Comments

This father's day, we salute dad entrepreneurs who share with us how they prioritize their family.

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Nostalgic app plays “you’ve got...

Jun 10, 2015No Comments

"You've got mail" was the sound that used to make your heart flutter from across the house. "Who's emailing me? It's 1997, y'all! This is

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Wearables: no consensus yet on what consume...

Jun 10, 2015No Comments

Wearables are hot right now, but why? Do consumers know what they're buying, what they want, and what the possibilities are? As a whole, no,

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Mr. Gabriel, the safety app that actually s...

Jun 09, 2015No Comments

Mr. Gabriel is a safety app that lets you inconspicuously get help because no bad guy is going to let you dig for your phone

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What’s next for crowdfunding? Four pr...

Jun 08, 20153 Comments

Crowdfunding has changed considerably in the last two years alone, so what does the future hold for this form of funding?

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Honest Tea to be served at Wendy’s: B...

Apr 30, 2015No Comments

Wendy's will soon serve Honest Tea at their restaurants: what this says about the organic food movement, and how chains will make more money by

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Tips for taking more control of your time

Apr 28, 2015No Comments

Time is a precious commodity in the workplace, and taking control of it can lead to a more productive business life.