Monthly Archive for August, 2011Page 3 of 14

Missed GROW2011 Conference? Check Out These Videos For Great Advice

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The GROW2011 Conference was held in Vancouver and had some really interesting insight from entrepreneurs and tech leaders. The conference brought together Silicon Valley and Canada to help drive innovation and give some cool startups a chance to meet each other. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, there are some great videos for you to check out.
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Runtastic Fitness Portal App Updated And More Social

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Runtastic is a freemium service that helps you become more fit by tracking your exercise routines over both the web and app. The runtastic app tracks many outdoor activities including jogging, nordic walking, hiking, skating and more. Click through to read more about this app.
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BlackBerry Torch 2 9810 Review: The Updated Touchscreen and QWERTY Slider

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Before the new devices got announced I was under the impression that a lot of users would be holding off and waiting for the QNX-based BlackBerry devices. I thought that RIM would be in transition and release something only slightly better than last year’s offerings, leaving BlackBerry fans to be sentenced to exile or to wait patiently for the second coming of BlackBerry.
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Developers: Register for the Foursquare Global Hackathon

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The foursquare global hackathon takes place on September 17th-18th in cities all around the world. This is a great opportunity for developers to get together and work on a foursquare app that you could finish and take to market in just one day. With the help of other coders, foursquare experts and everyone else attending the event, you could end up with a really solid product at the end of the hackathon. Foursquare is hiring so this is also a great time to show off your skills. Continue reading for more info.
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Too Many Innovative Startups Are Lacking BlackBerry Support

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Startup culture and the mobile industry are perfect for each other. Small companies define the modern economy and a lot of what makes startups so appealing is the speed at which you can get an innovative product to market. Mobile is so suited to startups because you can code an app and begin making money very quickly. The barriers to entry are low and we’ve seen valuations for mobile companies that are bordering another dot com style bubble. But how come we don’t see much BlackBerry support in the startup world? Here is a list of cool mobile startups, what they do, and the platforms they support. What’s your guess as to why BlackBerry is consistently ignored?
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