Google's Answer to the Facebook "Like" Button: The "+1"
Google is making a big new push into social with a feature called "+1" that is similar in purpose to the Facebook "Like" button, but integrated directly into the world's biggest search engine.
Top 50 Venture-Funded Companies
Start-ups with potential for technological breakthroughs in health care, mobile communications and business software topped The Wall Street Journal's second annual Next Big Thing list.
Location App Loopt Looks for Future in Flash Deals
This post is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark as a new part of the Spark of Genius series that focuses on a new and innovative startup each day. Every Thursday, the program focuses on startups wi
HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Advanced Social Media Search...
If you need a smarter way to get real-time and social updates out of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, look no further than this guide full of tricks and search operators.
Facebook Sponsored Stories: A New Era in Online Advertising...
Will Sponsored Stories perform better than standard Facebook ad campaigns? Some early impressions.
How One Music Startup Is Defying the Odds By Breaking the...
Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati To Expand Home Business
High-end flash sales platform Gilt Groupe announced Wednesday that it has acquired home decor site Decorati for an undisclosed amount.
iPhone App Provides Turn-By-Turn Directions Inside Stores...
Meridian is an iPhone application that provides turn-by-turn directions inside places.
The Rise of the Preemptive Checkin
Startups have started to innovate past the present-tense check-in, instead allowing their users to check-in to what they are about to do.
New E-Commerce Platform Lets You Offer Rewards for Social...
Curebit has a singular goal: to increase the profits of ecommerce companies through social media sharing.
Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]
The role of the information curator has been a contentious one, and not everyone has been on board with the concept.
TeleNav Reveals Exactly How People Are Using GPS [INFOGRAPHIC]...
TeleNav mined anonymous usage data from more than 20 million subscribers to its GPS products, providing us with these graphics and analysis.
SCVNGR Pilots New Hybrid Mobile App for Local Merchant Deals...
SCVNGR is releasing LevelUp, a mobile application for iPhone and Android that combines deals, location and game mechanics.
Bizzy Introduces the Checkout to Mobile Apps
Bizzy is updating its iPhone and Android apps to introduce a new "Check Out" feature for users to leave short, emoticon-style reviews of venues.
Get Location-Triggered Task Reminders on Your Phone
Neer has hidden location-triggered to-dos as an easter egg in its iPhone and Android apps.
The Next Big Idea in Tech: Do-It-Yourself Focus Groups?
GutCheck's solution for do-it-yourself qualitative research took home the People's Choice award and $1 million in winnings at DEMO's Spring startup conference.
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New Recipe Search Engine Brings Food to Facebook
Foodily lets users search across multiple sites by ingredient, see recipes that their friends like and create Facebook events around recipes.