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#NYCTech - Maven is a new health and wellness platform giving women access to every type of health or wellness provider she could ever need, on demand, via video. And let’s face it: when someone needs medical attention in the family, who ends...
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Videos - Chief executives of the largest U.S. companies got a raise in 2014. How much? And why is more of their compensation coming in the form of...
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#NYCTech - We mean the very small screen. The one on your smartphone.And you get paid to watch this content. Slidejoy is an Android app that brings relevant content, coupons and deals to users’ smart phones – and brands and content...
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#NYCTech -   When a certain New York venture capitalist recently tweeted: ‘Serious question - SaaS female founders in NYC. Do they exist?’ - it touched off a mini-tweetstorm. We all know that companies founded by men are not only...
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#NYCTech - Kairos is a facial recognition software company. IMRSV (Immersive Labs) is an emotion analysis company. The synergies between the two companies certainly weren’t lost on all parties concerned, and now Kairos has acquired IMRSV to...
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Advice - Locket CEO Yunha Kim and Kiip CEO Brian Wong offer their advice to those who are worried about losing their startup ideas by discussing them too...
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#NYCTech - Considering how much information we share online, why is it that we don’t necessarily know all that much about what our coworkers are really like?Or friends, either, for that matter? Knozen is a fun new app that’s changing...
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#NYCTech - Beauty is a terrible thing to waste. Meaning, you know all of those samples you get every month through one subscription service or other, what to speak of free samples, and those multiproduct offers, where you simply can’t use all...
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Cool Tech - NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has taken the first ever full-color picture of Pluto during its approach to the dwarf planet.   Video...
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#NYCTech - If you wear prescription glasses, you know how expensive they can be. A pair can easily set you back a few hundred dollars – and, if you’re buying them in NYC, that’s just for the frames alone. Then you need to replace the...
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Advertising - Google is considering allowing advertisers to target ads at their existing customers.   Video not showing up? Click here
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#NYCTech -  A banner week in NYC Tech with 2 IPOs, $100M+ announced in fundings... With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that...
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#NYCTech - Not 412... But here's our curated list of a few events that are coming up for your immediate reading pleasure... Kick of the week right on Monday evening when our friends at Entrepreneurs Roundtable host an another evening of...
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#NYCTech - Meetup Founder and CEO Scott Heiferman discusses how to connect using Meetup and the details behind Tech Meetup being hosted by the White...
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#NYCTech - Those people at Fly Labs have done it yet again! Their first four apps have each been featured as #1 on the App Store in Photo+Video category on launch, and Fly was one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2014. Fly Labs creates apps for...
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Cool Tech - Will HBO Now give viewers a reason to cut the cord to their cable company once and for all?   Video not showing up? Click here