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6 Techniques to Effectively Gamify a Mobile App
Mobile Apps

6 Techniques to Effectively Gamify a Mobile App

Incentivizing users with rewards can keep them coming back and spreading the word, but only if you set it up correctly.
Rahul Varshneya
Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene
Boston

Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene

Kayak founder Paul English is seeking to electrify Boston's startup scene with his new venture, Blade.
Geoff Weiss
Pebble Lowers Prices, Expands Retail Presence and Adds New Activity-Tracking Features
Smartwatches

Pebble Lowers Prices, Expands Retail Presence and Adds New Activity-Tracking Features

The smartwatch company is taking several steps to make its devices more accessible to more people.
Jason Fell
BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape
Innovation

BlackBerry Teases New Device Plans as Turnaround Takes Shape

Even as it pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business -- yet.
This App Wants to Help Get Rid of Your Parking Tickets
Legal Tools

This App Wants to Help Get Rid of Your Parking Tickets

Got a parking ticket? This new app disputes your tickets so you don't have to.
Emily Price
The 25 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About
Business Circle

The 25 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

If you're an entrepreneur and you want to become more efficient, productive, and successful, take a look at this list of tools
Sujan Patel
10 Apps to Save You Time, Money and Energy on Your Next Business Trip
Travel

10 Apps to Save You Time, Money and Energy on Your Next Business Trip

Want a hotel reservation in a jiffy or need to fly out of town in two hours? Fire up these applications on your smartphone.
Breanna Wilson
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
Productivity

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App
Mobile Payments

Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Nina Zipkin
Getty's New Mobile App is a Free Portal Into Millions of Shareable Photos
Photography

Getty's New Mobile App is a Free Portal Into Millions of Shareable Photos

After allowing users to embed its roughly 100 million stock images, Getty has no launched its first-ever mobile app, Stream, for Apple devices operating iOS 8.
Geoff Weiss
With Open-Source Software, You Don't Have to Start From Scratch
Software

With Open-Source Software, You Don't Have to Start From Scratch

These programs are a gift and can be adapted to fit your needs at a low cost.
Asha Saxena
5 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Stay Organized
Apps

5 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Stay Organized

Why get a personal secretary when your smartphone can organize your day, your minutes, your business trips and even your clutter?
Stefan Haubold
How This CEO Slashed His Staff's Email Inboxes
Connected Entrepreneur

How This CEO Slashed His Staff's Email Inboxes

This founder of onboarding software for small companies uses technology to contact customers and create a company culture for a remote team.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader
The Grind

4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader

Like most things, practicing mindfulness takes dedication. But if leaders remain persistent, they will reap all the benefits of this practice.
AJ Agrawal