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Not all customers are created equal — that’s the idea behind a new product from Y Combinator-backed loyalty startup 500Friends.
The company already allowed businesses to reward customers for activity like referring friends, writing reviews, checking in on Foursquare, and so on. Recently, however, it
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While most of the Amazon hardware rumors since the Kindle Fire launched have centered around a 10-inch version of the tablet, Bloomberg’s "people with knowledge of the matter" say a smartphone is in the works. The rumors center around a purported chase for wireless patents (presumably so Amazon can fight
At least one group of people thinks that Android is a solid platform for video games. There is a new device in development that uses Google’s mobile OS specifically for game playback on a TV, and it carries the code name “Ouya.” It doesn’t appear to have an official license from
Seeking to stand out in a crowded field of questionably differentiable ride-sharing companies, Ridejoy will release digital identification verification for driver’s licenses and passports on Tuesday. They will also offer optional background checks and re-launch BurningManRides.com.
“Safety is the biggest
With all the novelty stories that 3D printing has brought about over the past several months, there haven’t been many advancements in using the technology for medical and scientific purposes. That changes now, as researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and MIT have created the ability to
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Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet
It’s almost become a truism that internet connections from the Asia-Pacific region to the rest of the world can be slow and lag-ridden, but that assumption is about to be knocked flat if Facebook and others in a Time Dotcom-led consortium have their way. The alliance is investing a combined $450 million
"I was drunk. Please don’t sue me," writes YouTube user Bard55 — possibly the embarrassing human in this YouTube clip.
In this minute long clip, an admittedly drunk man goes to the floor to snuggle a cat while singing Seal’s hit, "Kiss From a Rose."
The grey tuxedo cat, nervous but patient, awaits