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It’s Come to This? Pro-Trump Entrepreneur Blocked from Incubator’s Social Network

Andrew Torba, founder of Gab.ai, a social network preferred by conservatives, has been blocked from Y Combinator’s (YC) private social network, Bookface. Officials at Y Combinator, a funding source for early startups, says  it was due to a Facebook post that, allegedly, violated the investment firm’s harassment policy. What was the Real Reason Andrew Torba Got Booted from Y Combinator? ... Read More »

Google Cardboard: The ins and outs explained

We recently came across an article on Google Cardboard by Chris Manente, which we couldn’t help but pass comment on. Manente went on to discuss the huge potential this VR device had, particularly in relation to its apps. However, in comparison to at least some of Google’s products, there appears to be little attention placed on the hardware and it ... Read More »

Facebook Says Committed to Helping Mobile-Driven Businesses in India

Facebook Says Committed to Helping Mobile-Driven Businesses in India At a time when mobile is transforming the way people connect, Facebook is committed to help mobile-driven businesses to grow in India, a top executive said on Wednesday. Speaking at the “Mobile Moves Business” event here that brought together businesses, industry experts and marketers on one platform, Umang Bedi, Managing Director, ... Read More »

Donald Trump Isn’t Exempt From Hate-Speech Rules, Twitter Clarifies

Twitter recently banned hundreds of accounts that violated its rules and the micro-blogging site said no one is exempt from its hate-speech rules – not even President-elect Donald Trump. “The Twitter Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct, and multiple account abuse, and we will take action on accounts violating those policies,” a company spokesperson told online magazine Slate. “The ... Read More »

ISIS Tells Supporters to Quit Messaging Apps for Fear of US Bombs

ISIS has told its members to stop using internet-based communication apps like WhatsApp and Telegram on smartphones, suspecting they are being used by the US-led coalition to track and kill its commanders. Until recently, the hardline group used such apps to chat with members and supporters outside its main areas of control in Syria, Iraq and Libya – including, say ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Working on Snapchat-Like Discover Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Feature called ‘Collections’ functions similarly to Snapchat’s Discover Social networks have become a popular source of news ‘Collections’ content will be inserted directly into the News Feed In yet another attempt to take on photo sharing mobile service Snapchat, Facebook is working on a new feature which will showcase lists of curated content from publishers directly in the News ... Read More »

Flipkart’s Valuation Reportedly Slashed 38 Percent by Morgan Stanley

HIGHLIGHTS Morgan Stanley has cut its valuation of Flipkart by 38 percent This puts the valuation at $5.54 billion Flipkart says this is purely theoretical Investing firm Morgan Stanley has reportedly marked down its shares in Flipkart for the second time this year. The firm has reportedly slashed Flipkart’s valuation by 38 percent in the latest round, following a 27 ... Read More »

It’s Come to This? Pro-Trump Entrepreneur Blocked from Incubator’s Social Network

Andrew Torba, founder of Gab.ai, a social network preferred by conservatives, has been blocked from Y Combinator’s (YC) private social network, Bookface. Officials at Y Combinator, a funding source for early startups, says  it was due to a Facebook post that, allegedly, violated the investment firm’s harassment policy. What was the Real Reason Andrew Torba Got Booted from Y Combinator? ... Read More »

50 Apps to Manage and Grow Your Etsy Business

The key to making the most of Etsy lies in apps, add-ons and integrations that offer features and functionality above and beyond the basic Etsy setup. From inventory management to social media marketing and sales tax calculation, you’ll find tools here to help you both manage and grow your Etsy business. Below, you’ll find a hand-picked list of the 50 ... Read More »

Google’s Online Travel Adventure Upsets Its Biggest Advertisers

Google’s Online Travel Adventure Upsets Its Biggest Advertisers At the largest online travel conference last week, industry executive Steve Hafner was asked an unusual question: What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think about Google? “Annoying,” said Hafner, chief executive officer of Priceline Group Inc.’s Kayak business. Hafner captured the mood well. Despite more than $15 billion ... Read More »