Hire Someone Already! Google Ventures Mulls Its European Moves

Coinbase Launches A More Secure Bitcoin Storage Option Called ‘Vault’

Citizenme’s iOS App Performs A Personality Test On Your Social Data

Can Content Pay Its Way Through Social Shares And Tailored Email Newsletters?

Streamfully Turns Web Links Into Personalized Content Previews

BlackBerry Lays Off 250 Employees From Its New Product Testing And R&D Department

Layoffs at Waterloo-based smartphone industry pioneer BlackBerry cut deep last year, with around 5,000 employees being let go. Those cuts continue into 2013 as BlackBerry undergoes what CEO Thorsten Heins called a “complex transition” earlier this month, and the latest is that 250 employees of its core R&D and new product testing facility have been … Continue reading

Microsoft Launches IE11 Developer Preview For Windows 7, Updates Modern.IE With New Tools

Almost exactly a month ago, Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 11 as part of the Windows 8.1 preview and today, it is also launching a developer preview of IE11 for Windows 7. Sandeep Singhal, Microsoft’s group program manager for IE, told me earlier this week that IE11 for Windows 7 will bring all of the advances … Continue reading

Study: Apps and Content Startups Miss Out Because Affiliate Model Is Broken

Skimlinks, the platform which gives publishers greater control over affiliate links and content monetization, releases some major research today which could well concentrate the minds of online “publishers”, and that includes apps, startups and bloggers. It’s white paper reveals that while editorial or social websites can point a user towards a product they might go … Continue reading

Dorm Room Fund-Backed Skillbridge Is A Freelance Marketplace For High-End Professional Services

A startup called Skillbridge is trying to create a new kind of marketplace for freelance work – not for the programming and writing jobs that you’d find on a site like Elance, but for strategy, finance, marketing and other professional services. The company is announcing today that it has been backed by First Round Capital’s … Continue reading

Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, the photo-uploading utility that helps move photos from a mobile device into Amazon’s online storage, may have to change its name. Now, the tool doesn’t just support photo uploads, it supports videos, as well. Videos can be manually uploaded one by one, or users can opt to have videos auto-save from … Continue reading

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