Paypal Drops Payment Protection: Crowdfunding Becomes Riskier
In a surprise turn of events, in a recent policy change, PayPal pulls buyer protection for crowdfunding sites and will no longer offer purchase protection on purchases made on those crowdfunding platforms. This is [..]
Adobe Systems Acquires Livefyre Social Media Platform
One of, if not the leading, multimedia and creativity software companies, Adobe Systems has acquired the San Francisco based social media platform company, Livefyre.
Livefyre launched in 2009. Initially the motive was to [..]
How to Start a Tech Company with No Money
A lot of people have great business ideas but do not have money to start up these businesses. It is true that having some money of your own, some investors or a few friends and family members who can help with money to start [..]
Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence Experiment Goes Horribly Wrong as ‘Tay’ Turns into a Sociopath
Some very smart people have voiced their concerns about Artificial Intelligence and the possible negative outcomes of developing AI. Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are among those who think [..]
LinkedIn Acquires Recruiting Startup Connectifier
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This year, Linkedin will attempt to improve their recruiting and hiring products. One of the biggest steps in that direction is their acquisition of [..]
Google Ventures to Reduce Seed-Stage Funding
Well, if you were hoping that Google Ventures would give you $500,000 to develop your new app, you can stop hoping. The company has decided to move away from offering seed-stage capital to startups.
Bill Maris, CEO of Google [..]
[Video] Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups
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Entrepreneur Magazine was kind enough to share a list of rules by billionaire businessman Mark Cuban. Here is the list of 12.
1. Don’t Start a Company Unless It’s an Obsession or Something [..]
[Video] 5 Secrets for Making Your Logo Stand Out
When building your brand, its important to design a logo that is going to stand out from the rest. Even if you have a great product or service, you may lose the chance to prove it potential customers if your logo is a turn [..]