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Ginger.io Launches A Plan To Engage Low-Income Utahns Suffering From Depression

Screen Shot 2014-12-12 at 3.09.25 PM Utah leads the nation in depression and suicide. Doctors prescribe antidepressants in the “Beehive” state at nearly twice the average rate in the U.S. Speculation as to whether that’s because of Mormon cultural pressure to be perfect, right-wing conservatism or simply the altitude aside, one Silicon Valley startup has decided to do something about it. Behavior health… Read More


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Restaurant Reservation Service Reserve Launches In San Francisco

reserve Reserve, a mobile app that makes it easy to find reservations at top restaurants, announced today that it’s now available in San Francisco. The service launched in October. It came out of Expa, the “startup studio” created by Uber and StumbleUpon co-founder Garrett Camp — CEO Greg Hong said that just as Uber made personal drivers more accessible to a broader audience,… Read More


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Korean Internet Giant Daum Kakao Launches Its Own Mobile Payment Platform

Korean Won (Shutterstock) Daum Kakao, one of the largest Internet companies in South Korea, has launched a mobile payment platform called BankWalletKakao as it addresses concerns about its ability to grow in international markets. Daum Kakao was formed last month by the merger of Daum, one of South Korea’s largest Internet portals and search engines, with Kakao, the maker of KakaoTalk, South Korea’s most… Read More


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GoCardless Launches Enterprise Direct Debits, Secures The Guardian

GoCardless is a Y-Combinator alum which created a simple way for online businesses to set up and accept direct debit payments. Why is this important, I hear you ask? Well, out there in the rest of the world, recurring payments are almost always driven by direct debit transactions from bank accounts, a market which is not well developed in the US, but happens to be highly developed… Read More


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Following iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Launches, App Marketing Costs Hit An All-Time High

appstore The successful launches of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with the release of Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 8 have impacted the marketing costs associated with gathering downloads for mobile applications, and retaining regular users. According to a new report out this morning from app marketing technology provider Fiksu, the costs associated with retaining a… Read More


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Following iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Launches, App Marketing Costs Hit An All-Time High

appstore The successful launches of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with the release of Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 8 have impacted the marketing costs associated with gathering downloads for mobile applications, and retaining regular users. According to a new report out this morning from app marketing technology provider Fiksu, the costs associated with retaining a… Read More


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Credit Suisse Launches Entrepreneurs Circle To Support African-American Entrepreneurs

Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 4.15.55 AM Global investment bank Credit Suisse is launching a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to support African-American entrepreneurs in the U.S.
The bank has selected 12 members to start the program, which will offer access to bank loans, members of the investment bank’s staff, and an ability to share tips and tactics for growing their business ventures among the membership. Read More


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Mozilla Launches Built-In HTML5 App Development Environment For Firefox

5284754010_bf98043365_o (1) Starting today, Firefox users on the Nightly release channel can begin testing WebIDE, a development environment for HTML5 apps that is now built right into the browser. If you have been following Firefox long enough, chances are you remember a somewhat similar project called Bespin. That, too, was an effort to build a code editor right into the browser. Those efforts didn’t quite pan… Read More


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Snapchat Launches Collaborative Timelines Based On Events

Screenshot 2014-06-17 12.16.47 Last year, Snapchat took its first big iterative step with the launch of Stories, which let users string together all of their snaps from the latest 24 hours into a single, fluid narrative. The company has since gone on to add text and video chat, transforming it from a simple photo-sharing app into a full-fledged messaging platform. And today, Snapchat is digging even deeper with the… Read More


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Mixify Launches Clubcast To Bring Daft Punk To Your House

Mixify 1 Daft Punk may not actually be playing at your house, but startup company Mixify has launched a new service, called Clubcast, and raised initial capital to bring DJs from around the world to your club or event. Mixify began as a live streaming service for electronic dance music in late 2012. The company developed relationships with 15,000 different electronic DJs to stream their sets through… Read More


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