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Button Raises $2.25 Million to Help the Ubers of the World Boost Loyalty
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
Button Raises $2.25 Million to Help the Ubers of the World Boost Loyalty

Re/code reports “Button, a New York City startup that is building technology to help on-demand apps in the mold of Uber and Instacart retain their best customers and attract new ones, has raised a seed investment of $2.25 million. Atlas Venture led the round, which also included contributions from Greycroft Partners, DCM, VaynerRSE and Mesa+ Capital.” Read More

Dish Network to Bid on Wireless Spectrum
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
Dish Network to Bid on Wireless Spectrum

Re/code reports “Satellite television distributor Dish Network said it plans to participate in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction — a move that could position the pay-tv provider to offer mobile services. In a meeting with the FCC Monday, Dish signaled its intentions to “participate meaningfully” in bidding for a slice of airwaves that the agency plans to allocate for high-speed mobile services.” Read More

Samsung Revamps Homegrown App Store
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
Samsung Revamps Homegrown App Store

Re/code reports “Samsung said late Thursday that it is reorganizing and rebranding its app store for phones and tablets. What was known as Samsung Apps will now be dubbed Galaxy Apps and offer hundreds of apps exclusive to Samsung devices.” Read More

Roku Beats Out Apple TV In U.S. Media Streaming
/ July 11, 2014 11:11 am
Roku Beats Out Apple TV In U.S. Media Streaming

Mashable reports “Of all the media-streaming households in the U.S., 44% of them use Roku as their primary streaming device, a new report suggests. A study conducted by market research firm Parks Associates shows Apple TV lags behind at 26%, while Netgear, Sony, Google TV and WD TV make up the remaining 30%.” Read More

#Hashtag Meet Startag™! Tengrade™ Announces a System to Share Ratings Directly on Facebook and Twitter
/ July 10, 2014 5:08 pm
#Hashtag Meet Startag™!  Tengrade™ Announces a System to Share Ratings Directly on  Facebook and Twitter

Poised to become the single source of opinions on everything, Tengrade™ announced today the rollout of a new socially-optimized rating tool designed to help people share and compare Real Ratings™ about the things that move them without ever leaving Facebook or Twitter. Created as a platform for authentic ratings on anything, Tengrade uses Startag™ technology that allows users to rate any topic right on the social networks they use most. Read More

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Polymo’s New iPhone App Helps You Pre-Organize Your Photos
/ July 10, 2014 5:08 pm
Polymo’s New iPhone App Helps You Pre-Organize Your Photos

TechCrunch reports that a start-up called Polymo is aiming to address the problem of organizing photo collections a new mobile application that presents the idea of pre-organization. Using Polymo, you can tag your pictures before you shoot, so they will end up organized in the appropriate gallery afterwards, without any extra labor on your part. Read More

Ultratext Is A Simple GIF-Making App That Works with iMessage
/ July 10, 2014 5:08 pm
Ultratext Is A Simple GIF-Making App That Works with iMessage

TechCrunch reports that a new application called Ultratext will help get people’s attention via text by allowing you to simply create colorful, flashing GIF messages you can quickly send through iMessage. Despite the ever-growing number of mobile messaging customers on the market, iMessage is still the platform to beat iPhone users, only because it is the default. Read More

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