Category Archives: social media

Reports: Facebook Is Buying Social Mapping/Traffic App Waze For Up To $1B To Court Mobile Users

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Facebook appears to be close to making another billion-dollar acquisition to once again ramp up its mobile efforts: according to three reports in the Israeli press at Calcalist and sister publication Ynet and The Marker (all in Hebrew), Facebook has…

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50 Best Websites 2013

Some interesting sites I have never seen before that deserve to be checked out. Glad to see Quartz on the list. Some interesting sites I have never seen before that deserve to be checked out. Glad to see Quartz on … Continue reading

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LinkedIn overhauls its mobile applications to reach ‘mainstream users’

Originally posted on Financial Post | Business:
For LinkedIn Corp., it’s time for a change. It’s been more than a year-and-a-half since the social network for job seekers, recruiters and business professionals has overhauled its mobile offerings, and on Thursday, the…

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BuyReply Raises $1 Million From Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures & Others For An SMS, Email & Twitter-Based E-Commerce Solution

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
BuyReply, a company that has developed a new platform for e-commerce that allows consumers to purchase items from offline medium, such as TV, print, newspapers and more using email, SMS, or Twitter, has raised $1 million…

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