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TeamSnap scores $7.5M to help sports teams stay on top of their game

TeamSnap scores $7.5M to help sports teams stay on top of their game

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Play sports, be a better person — there are decades of research (and countless movies) that support this claim.

However it is not as simple as running around a field with a ball. Sports teams, like a business, require organization and communication to

For Facebook’s 10th anniversary, imagine your memories without it

For Facebook’s 10th anniversary, imagine your memories without it

Caption: Screenshot from a sample Look Back video from Facebook.


Happy 10th birthday, Facebook. But instead of getting something for the world’s largest online community on the 10th anniversary of its launch, the social media giant is today offering

The new Microsoft: How Satya Nadella will transform the company

Caption: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Source: Microsoft Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s former cloud head and its new CEO, learned a lot about leadership playing cricket in Hyderabad, India. One incident has stuck with him his entire career, he told Indian daily newspaper the Deccan

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Windows 8.1 update leaks online before its March release date

Windows 8.1 update leaks online before its March release date

Caption: A leaked screenshot of Windows 8.1 Update 1 from Russian leaker “WZor.”

Source: WZor

The latest update for Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system has made its way online more than a month before its intended launch date.

The update itself includes plenty of

Tinder competitor Mbrace nabs seven-figure funding round

Tinder competitor Mbrace nabs seven-figure funding round

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Mbrace, the Berlin-based “social discovery app”, has announced a seven-figure funding round from Paua Ventures, IBB Beteiligungsgesellechaft, Astutia and multiple business angels. The app allows users to meet and date new acquaintances.

Founded by former HitFox cofounder Ruben

Apple debuts ad shot entirely on iPhones

Apple debuts ad shot entirely on iPhones

Caption: A still from Apple’s new advertisement.

Source: Apple

Apple isn’t done celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Mac.

On January 24, the actual anniversary day, the company updated its website with a video and interactive timeline celebrating the 1984 device that started it all

Apple reportedly testing wireless and solar charging for iWatch

Apple reportedly testing wireless and solar charging for iWatch

Caption: Apple “iWatch” concept design


Undoubtedly, one of the biggest problem wearable gadget face is the sad state of battery technology today.

So it’s not a huge surprise to hear that Apple is exploring ways to get around aging battery technology

CashBet raises $1.7M for real-money online gambling in social/mobile games

CashBet raises $1.7M for real-money online gambling in social/mobile games

Caption: CashBet wants to change the gambling world.

Source: CashBet

CashBet has raised $1.7 million in angel funding for a platform that enables developers to build real-money gambling into their social and mobile games.

The company aims to run a business that will

Hashtags win in Super Bowl ads, and Facebook gets even with Twitter

Hashtags win in Super Bowl ads, and Facebook gets even with Twitter


Rather than pick a side in the fierce Facebook-vs-Twitter marketing matchup, many brands that advertised during the Super Bowl today opted for the social network-neutral hashtag.

More than half of the 53 advertisements during the game contained hashtags. To be exact,

Facebook finally brings its Graph Search to mobile devices

Facebook finally brings its Graph Search to mobile devices


Facebook says it likes to move fast, but it took its sweet time rolling out one feature to mobile devices.

A year after introducing its Graph Search tool for more broadly searching data sitting on the social network, Facebook appears to be starting the