Category: Technology

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Foursquare’s 1,000,000 Daily Check-Ins, Reached 100,000,000

July 22, 2010 – This week, Foursquare hit a new milestone. Known for creating ernest in communities to “check-in” at people’s favorite spots, only to be rewarded (whether clout as Mayor, or physical discounts on products), Foursquare has cornered the geolocation-social media market, and… Read More

Solar plane completes 24-hour flight

July 8, 2010 – A Swiss-led experimental solar-powered plane has just completed it’s first 24-hour flight. This is a giant leap forward in “green technology” but we are still a ways out from seeing it replacing conventional jet propulsion. The team says it has now… Read More

Advice from the crowds, with a market-research twist

July 7, 2010 – Ever have a significant other ask whether an article of clothing makes them look fat/tall/skinny/insert adjective here? Of course it’s a must lie situation if you want to escape to see another day but fortunately with the power of crowd… Read More

“Coffee and a Bagel, with a Side of Twitter, Please.”

June 29, 2010 – It’s true that each person has a “morning routine” of sorts, and that routine is as unique as the individual, but lately, certain technologies have made their way into many of those routines. Personally, my own routine starts by hitting… Read More

Augmented Reality Comes to Home Depot

June 24, 2010 – Businesses love gift cards. But with so many gift cards out there (from Chili’s to Nordstrom), how do you distinguish yourself from the rest of the pack? Home Depot thinks augmented reality could be the way. With Home Depot’s new… Read More

Digital Cosmetic Mirror: Try On Makeup Virtually

June 24, 2010 – IBM has recently teamed up with Israel-based EZface to create a “virtual mirror” that allows you to see what makeup looks like on your face without ever opening a compact. Inside your favorite retail store, the EZface kiosk will take… Read More

Listening on the Web

June 21, 2010 – Like any conversation, a large part of talking is… listening. This is also important when thinking through your Social Media strategy. “Who’s saying what” about your brand is equally important to sharing deals, events and random things you may think… Read More

Getting Savvy with Social Networking

June 16, 2010 – In this day and age, “personal connection” is as valuable as gold. Whether you’re starting a business, changing career paths, or trying to make sure your current business stays in-tact during this crazy and “social” new world, Social Networking is… Read More

Facebook’s “Like” Option is Increasing Blog Referral Traffic

June 14, 2010 – TypePad recently released a short study conducted on their site to see what adding the Facebook “Like” button would produce. The test resulted in an increase in site traffic of 50% in 3 weeks. “When we introduced Facebook Like for the… Read More

Fashion + Weather = Feather Report!

June 9, 2010 – Have you ever left the house thinking, “It might be warm out now, but I wonder if I’ll need a sweater or a jacket for this evening” and proceeded to sit in front of your closet thinking through your outfit… Read More

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