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Vizo News
#NYCTech - Keeping up with the news is becoming increasingly difficult with the millions of pieces of information that are being thrown at us constantly combined with the demand for our time. Vizo, a newly launched app for the Android and...
VERO Social network
#NYCTech - Eleven years after the founding of Facebook, we have all seemed to develop a love/hate relationship with the social network. What if there was a better option that focused on relationships first – probably the real reason you joined...
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Apps - When learning app startup Duolingo started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief Executive Luis von Ahn never asked why. Pittsburgh-based Duolingo is a...
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#NYCTech - The average waiting time to see a doctor is 19 minutes and 16 seconds in the US according to Vitals.com. Scheduling your appointment, especially for highly sought-out specialists in the city, can take weeks or even months. Often...
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#NYCTech - We are living in an on-demand society. And thanks to Moore’s Law, our mobile phones give us access to virtually anything in a matter of seconds. Despite this we are often still waiting for many professional services (lawyers,...
Virtual Reality Vacation
Apps - Are you ready to take your first virtual reality vacation? Luxury hotel chain Marriott has just launched a new self-described “4-D” experience called Travel Brilliantly that combines the Oculus Rift VR headset with real-world...
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Apps - There is a next generation of digital, one-on-one tutors. When learning application startup Duolingo, started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief...
INTELLIBINS
#NYCTech - Want to recycle more and do your part for the environment? In a busy metropolis like NYC, it’s not always so easy to recycle when you want and where you want.   Intellibins brings all the information you need to be a more...
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Advice - You’ve landed the interview of your dreams. It’s for a remote job that pays more than you ever thought you could make working part-time (or maybe it’s for that international gig you’ve been daydreaming of). In short, you...
FluentU
#NYCTech - FluentU is a new way to learn a language, using real-world videos, like music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. You know – those things that native speakers see and hear, but on your level, to help you learn,...
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Apps - 1999 - 5 years before Facebook launches, and 7 years before Twitter tweets its way onto the web. British technologist Kevin Ashton forecasts a time in the future where everyday things are interconnected via the Internet, and calls...
Connected and Alone, Plate II
Advertising - Last night, I was flipping through my Instagram feed when I came across a promoted post by a brand. I stopped my routine flipping for just a second longer than normal and then resumed thumbing through posts from friends, brands and...
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Apps - We just started regularly using Instagram here at SMC. Though we admit for a while the cobbler’s kids had no shoes, Alex and Nate have generously volunteered to take over and start posting on SMC’s behalf.This little bit of...
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Apps - “Oh, and of course it should look great on mobile.”It was the end of my meeting with a brand new client, and we were about to wrap up our video call. We had spent an hour outlining exactly what he needed for his site: a...
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Apps -With a few taps on your smartphone, you can now get your skin analyzed. Video not showing up? Click here
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Apps - I once had the pleasure of hearing Danny Meyer speak at Union Square Ventures portfolio summit. Danny addressed the CEOs and talked about the power of hospitality. His speech made me immediately buy his bestselling book,...