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    1. Escape from the tech hype machine: Meerkat's founders look beyond livestreaming

      Escape from the tech hype machine: Meerkat's founders look beyond livestreaming

      Escape from the tech hype machine: Meerkat's founders look beyond livestreaming 0 Share What's This? Then Meerkat and now Houseparty CEO Ben Rubin and Wired reporter Jessi Hempel during the DLD Conferences in New York. By Patrick Kulp 2016-10-06 14:00:00 +0200 Several months ago, an app called Houseparty quietly appeared in the Apple and Android stores under the name of developer "Alexander Herzick."

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    2. Web developers, data scientists, AI experts: The 15 top tech roles of 2016

      Web developers, data scientists, AI experts: The 15 top tech roles of 2016

      Over the past few years, skilled developers and tech professionals have been in high demand for startups and corporations alike. And 2016 will be no exception. What will be different, however, is the sheer quantity of specialties companies are seeking in order to fill highly specific gaps, from data engineers to machine learning experts with deep knowledge of their fields. Given that many ...

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    3. 5 ways HP PageWide Technology can take your workplace printing to the next level

      Whether you're working at a tiny startup that first got funding mere months ago, or a gigantic organization that has been around for decades, the ability to print materials is obviously a crucial part of a successful workday. Exceptional and efficient printing helps push projects forward, make positive professional impressions and, ultimately, improve your bottom line. That's why we developed HP ...

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    4. 4 Tips To Turn An Underdog Startup Into An Undeniable Success

      4 Tips To Turn An Underdog Startup Into An Undeniable Success

      This article is part of DBA , a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. As an entrepreneur, you will never be challenged to a greater degree than at the funding stage of your first startup. With no track record, no proof of success and no infrastructure, you have to find a way to prove yourself. Getting ...

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    5. 6 Alternative Ways To Fund Your Business Without An Investor

      6 Alternative Ways To Fund Your Business Without An Investor

      Raising money is often the toughest part of starting a business, and it’s also the most important. The majority of small businesses that fail within the first few months have one simple thing in common — they run out of money. The software world is famous for high-profile funding rounds and enormous valuations. But the reality is that most small businesses don't secure equity-based funding, and ...

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      Mentions: Kickstarter
    6. 4 Questions Every Founder Needs To Ask Themselves Before Launching Their Startup

      4 Questions Every Founder Needs To Ask Themselves Before Launching Their Startup

      This article is part of DBA , a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. Startups love to talk about being in "stealth mode." It sounds so sexy, clandestine and illicit, doesn't it? The realities of "stealth" are not always so sexy. In fact, it's fairly debatable if companies should even operate in ...

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      Mentions: New York Times
    7. The battle for the Internet: Ad-blockers are gaining ground

      The battle for the Internet: Ad-blockers are gaining ground

      There's a battle raging over the Internet right now — one that pits a multibillion-dollar industry against a few lines of code. On the surface, the sticking point is whether or not people should have to look at the pop-ups, banners, autoplay videos and the other attention-grabbing ploys that subsidize most free websites. The tools that enable them not to do so are easier than ever to use See ...

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    8. Yes, tech startups, this stock market will cut you too

      Yes, tech startups, this stock market will cut you too

      The days of unicorns running wild may be coming to an end The number of privately funded startups with billion-dollar valuations, companies once considered rare enough to merit the term "unicorn," grew by 49 this year, or more than one a week, according to data from CB Insights. Shazam, Blue Apron and Kik all earned ceremonial unicorn horns thanks to the strength of their businesses, but also at ...

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    9. Remembering the Windows 95 launch: A triumph of marketing

      Remembering the Windows 95 launch: A triumph of marketing

      It’s a shame there was no social media when Microsoft launched Windows 95 on August 24, 1995. There were so many great Instagrams, Tweets and Snaps just waiting to be shared. Of course, there was barely an Internet to speak of back then. We in the tech press were still explaining Information Superhighway to not only to the world, but to traditional tech companies, as well. ( “Do you have an ...

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    10. The social strategy that is super-sizing the climate movement

      The social strategy that is super-sizing the climate movement

      The movement to stop climate change is no longer just a brainy collective of scientists and greens — it's now a fighting force of more than one million activists from every corner of the planet. Behind the scenes, the digital organizers of international environmental group 350.org have been raising this army and directing it to put pressure on several key fronts.

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    11. 5 PR strategies that can help every startup

      5 PR strategies that can help every startup

      This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. Every six months or so, an article pops up with the headline, "Do you really need a PR firm?" These articles set off myriad phone calls from clients who say, “I read that if we have a great product, we will immediately get PR.” While there are some exceptional products that have grown organically (like Instagram), the technology space is so crowded that being heard above the noise is increasingly difficult. How crowded? There are nearly 1.4 ...

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    12. What to know before you decide to work for a 'unicorn' startup

      What to know before you decide to work for a 'unicorn' startup

      This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. Want to work for a unicorn? Know what you are optimizing for. It's hard to read the tech press or go on Twitter without seeing mentions of "unicorn" tech startups. There are now, apparently, more than 100 of them — private companies that have received a valuation of over $1 billion in their most recent round of funding.

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      Mentions: Apple Google Facebook
    13. Beyond funding: 3 ways startup competitions can help your brand

      Beyond funding: 3 ways startup competitions can help your brand

      This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. As entrepreneurs develop their companies, startup competitions help them spur innovation and access VC funding. Many startup competitions go beyond just traditional tech; regardless of your industry, if you have a good idea, somebody will want to listen.

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      Mentions: Nova
    14. Game of phones: Will marketers be prepared for the mobile storm?

      Game of phones: Will marketers be prepared for the mobile storm?

      This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. Much like when the Starks say "winter is coming" when the storm rages outside, the long season of mobile is clearly upon us. Though pundits have heralded for years that "mobile is coming," brand advertisers were never given the proper tools to weather the storm.

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    15. Mobile World Congress: Here's what got us talking

      Mobile World Congress: Here's what got us talking

      This year's Mobile World Congress did not disappoint, from the unveiling of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to HTC's first VR headset . See also: The 10 best things we saw at Mobile World Congress We'll tell you what you need to know about the biggest products in a live Hangout on Air at 2 p.m. ET on Friday, March 6 Mashable's senior tech analyst Christina Warren will be joined by tech editor ...

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    16. 3 Reasons Your Startup Is Struggling To Raise Venture Capital

      3 Reasons Your Startup Is Struggling To Raise Venture Capital

      This article is part of DBA , a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. It's a great time to start a company — just look at the data. The number of seed rounds in United States companies has multiplied ten times in six years , growing from 200 per year to more than 2,200 in 2013. The capital ...

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    17. 50+ events for professionals in PR to mobile development

      50+ events for professionals in PR to mobile development

      The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that we think can help move your career forward. If you don't find something that's right for you, check out dozens of event listings featured in our complete listing . Read more... On the Events Board ...

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    18. How I Gained 68,000 Followers by Live-Tweeting

      How I Gained 68,000 Followers by Live-Tweeting

      Live-tweeting is a fairly new phenomenon, but if you watch the news, sports, reality TV or the Oscars, you're already very familiar with it. Basically, live-tweeting involves watching an event in person, on TV or via the web and either offering or participating in a play-by-play of the action — and more importantly, crafting color commentary for your audience. It can be a new form of real-time ...

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      Mentions: Samsung Twitter
    19. The Beginner's Guide to Google+

      The Beginner's Guide to Google+

      When Google+ entered the social space in 2011, it was met largely with skepticism. Joining a crowded field with platforms such as Facebook and Twitter , many users questioned the need for another social network But roughly two years later , Google+ has established itself as the second-largest social media site in the world and boasts a monthly active user base of 235 million. And some of the ...

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      Mentions: Facebook Twitter
    20. 4 Ways to Post When Facebook Is Down

      4 Ways to Post When Facebook Is Down

      Facebook , like most websites, has its bugs. But it's rare for the entire site to suddenly stop working as it did Monday morning . The news spread across other social media platforms, such as Twitter and Tumblr — some complained about the inconvenience, others joked and some even took the opportunity to advertise . See also: Facebook for Android: 10 Tips for Power Users Users couldn't post or ...

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