Kevin J. Counihan ran Connecticut’s successful online marketplace, but he faces a far bigger challenge in taking over a program that serves consumers in 36 states.
Eric James Sarmiento/Via creative commons Marketplace The American Academy of Pediatrics has joined a chorus that’s been growing louder for years: The school day should start later for teenagers because they aren’t wired to go to bed early — and they need their sleep. Show More Summary
Location: Janss Marketplace, above Gold’s Gym, 197 North Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, California Link out: Click here Description: Our pick for the Best Professional Haunted House Walk-Through of Halloween 2013 returns for another season of fear. Show More Summary
By Options Calling: Trend Micro, a Japanese cyber-security software company, recently released a controversial 26-page report claiming that Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) mobile marketplace, Google Play, was inundated with fake and repackaged apps, with more than half of the fake apps carrying malware. Show More Summary
Wireless charging has been lurking on the fringes of mobile technology for some time now. While it has long been a cool feature of many modern smartphones, few products have really broken into the marketplace and made full use of … Orée Pebble 2 Wireless Smartphone Charger, Speaker and Microphone is a post by Alexander Gwilliam on Highsnobiety.
Ask any parent raising kids in today's fast-paced society and chances are they would agree that there are only so many hours in the day. Recognizing a need for help, many businesses now offer traditional caregiving services ranging from planning birthday parties to teaching children how to ride a bike. Show More Summary
Netflix: "Unsurprisingly, given their dominance in the cable television marketplace, the proposed merger would give Applicants the ability to turn a consumer's Internet experience into something that more closely resembles cable television."
(Individual artist week continues with the introduction, in March 2009, of the concept of an “artistic marketplace” – a parallel marketplace “in which the currency of trade is respect from one’s peers rather than the ability to draw a big-spending crowd.” This idea ended up serving as the intellectual foundation for a number of subsequent […]
Local services marketplace Thumbtack has been around for about six years. It raised its first VC round ($4.5 million) in January 2012. Last week it raised $100 million bringing its total funding to almost $150 million over five rounds. Most people in the local space don’t talk (or think much) about Thumbtack. But clearly it’s […]
Sage ERP X3 has hit a new level of technological sophistication and market relevance. Will the firm put the resources together to help this product line take off in the North American marketplace? A key customer visit adds insight.
While electric vehicles have experienced a marketplace renaissance in the last decade, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have not. This post examines why -- and why that's great news for climate hawks. The post Tesla Trumps Toyota 3: Why Electric Vehicles Are Beating Hydrogen Cars Today appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Marketplace World The Ebola outbreak claiming lives in West Africa is also hurting the economies of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia and the harm is micro and macro in scope.
Marketing firm AppLift takes Apple App Store data reported by Pocketgamer and expands it into a handful of graphs that might help mobile developers chart the currents of the modern iOS marketplace....
After GroupM announced, earlier this year, it would no longer buy online ads from open exchange marketplaces, more criticism is being voiced by ad buyers about how such exchanges operate. IPG Mediabrands' global CEO Matt Seiler tells...Show More Summary
WPP ad group GroupM made waves earlier this year when it announced it would no longer buy online ads from open exchange marketplaces, as first reported by Beet.TV. But rival Publicis' VivaKi digital unit doesn't think that's necessarily...Show More Summary
A strong app store is vital to the success of Mozilla's Firefox OS and phones.
In the latest exchange between Airbnb and the NY Attorney General’s office, the peer-to-peer lodgings marketplace has agreed to hand over “unredacted, personal information” on 124 of its past and present hosts. The news follows a long-running...Show More Summary
Over the years we’ve seen peer-to-peer marketplaces pop up for pretty much every vertical. There’s Airbnb, which lets you rent out your home to other people, Getaround and Relayrides for car rentals, and even a couple for getting snow cleared from your driveway. And now there’s Roost, a peer-to-peer marketplace for self-storage. The idea behind... Read More
GlobeIn, an online marketplace where you purchase art and handmade goods from around the world, has the backing of an unusual investor — spiritual guru Deepak Chopra. The company is announcing that it has raised $1 million in additional...Show More Summary