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Collected: Topic-Based Feeds Delivered

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#start If your job requires you to have your finger on the pulse of an industry, then you should take note. Curated feed community Collected offers users a great option for aggregating the latest info from their favorite sites. First developed by Stockholm-based new media agency Great Works, Collected aggregates feeds from blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr and Friendfeed and allows you to create fast web-based collections. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts In our upcoming report The Real-Time Web and Its Future, we describe Collected as “a reverse Tumblr or Posterous, for OPML files.” While some users choose to connect their own identities or create entertaining collections like Ashton Kutcher’s NFL Tweets, we see this as a great opportunity for professional bloggers and journalists. Collected lets you streamline your news in manageable subject-specific collections. As we note in our report, “Collected is one of an increasing number of stream reader services we’re seeing that don’t offer a “river of news” view, [instead] it forces you to look at collections one at a time.” Coupled with the fact that the site offers a clean blog-like interface, Collected makes for a great discovery experience. Similar to how Lazyfeed lets users search topic-specific feeds, Collected allows you to search collections to find new feeds and like-minded community members. Users then “favorite” each other to follow each others’ collections. Collected’s new mobile site allows you to view collections on the go. If you’re tired of cleaning up your regular feeds and you’re too impatient to wait for an adaptive news reader application like Parse.ly, then Collected just might be your answer. For more info on Collected register at Collected.info or order our upcoming report below. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… dana oshiro 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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Boston: Lighting the Way as a New Kind of Tech Town

first_imgWhat it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Boston has long been associated with beacons and lanterns, and even today the reputation holds. Only now Boston is lighting the way for a new community: tech. Never content to live in the shadows of more significant tech enclaves like Silicon Valley and New York, Boston has returned to its “founding fathers” roots. Today the city has reinvented itself — becoming a magnet for innovative companies and supportive founders who are burning up the status quo.  Bright minds: Boston’s serial founders know how to succeed.Boston is full of baseball and universities and history and clam chowder — but it’s also full of another iconic group: serial entrepreneurs. There’s a welcoming group of successful business founders that keep coming back to Beantown to foster entrepreneurship and support for small businesses. Sharon Kan — PepperlaneAmong the premiere founders listed here, is Sharon Kan, CEO, and Co-Founder of Pepperlane. Kan has built four successful startups that were acquired by Oracle, Microsoft, Infor, and Barnes & Noble. Sharon Kan also co-founded WIN, the Women Innovating Now Lab at Babson College in Massachusetts — to help female entrepreneurs start their businesses. The mother of two daughters, Kan founded her current company, Pepperlane, to help mothers turn their skills and ideas into businesses that fit into their lives. “Boston is one of the most active startups and tech markets with incredible talent. Four amazing female entrepreneurs co-founded Pepperlane,” says Kan. “One of the reasons I started Pepperlane in Boston is to showcase the power of female-led companies. With more female CEOs and more mom-entrepreneurs, Boston will be a stronger and more attractive destination for new companies.”Ben Jabbawy — PrivyAnother Boston go-getter is Ben Jabbawy, Founder of Privy. Jabbawy’s passion for entrepreneurship has helped him empower and inspire hundreds of thousands of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) for nearly a decade. Today more than 200,000 SMBs use Privy’s highly targeted pop-ups, banners, and bars to grow their email lists and increase online sales. Jabbawy says Boston’s background in cutting-edge technology helps fuel the new business economy: “Boston is the founding hometown of so many companies that have paved the way for small business innovation. So the talent pool here explicitly focused on small business, is second to none. “Combine that expertise with our world-class universities and a strong presence of venture capitalists and angel investors, and you have the backbone of an incredibly supportive, entrepreneurial environment.”Kate Winget — GradifiOne of those trusted leaders is Kate Winget, Chief Sales Officer at Gradifi, a company that helps employers create financial benefits for student loans, refinancing, and college education. An active member of the startup ecosystem, she mentors and advises several early-stage companies in the greater Boston area. Winget also serves as a mentor at Northeastern University. Winget believes the supportive nature of Boston’s tech community is what sets it apart: “The Boston startup scene is competitive, but in the sense that we all push each other to grow and succeed. It’s refreshing, really — like good-natured sibling rivalry.”  Illumination station: A global hub for Digital Transformation.Digital transformation has become the hot topic du jour as companies of every stripe embrace a digital future. Today’s businesses are updating their tools and processes with modern technology to meet changing business and market dynamics. That’s digital transformation, in a nutshell, it’s about identifying how you must adapt your business to drive customer loyalty while maintaining a competitive edge. Laurie McCabe — SMB GroupAI and automation, two critical pieces of the digital transformation pie — are fueling growth for businesses of all sizes. Laurie McCabe, Founder, and Partner of Boston’s SMB Group commented that even the smallest of businesses would be wise to take advantage of new tools. McCabe stated that “Cloud business solutions increasingly build these capabilities into their applications, providing an easy on-ramp to take advantage of them. “For instance, businesses can use AI to personalize the customer experience. They can do this while automating manual tasks that take up so much time. Tools like that are thriving in the startup scene here in Boston.”Vishal Sunak — LinkSquaresEvery business is looking for new ways to save time, of course. That’s actually what drives Vishal Sunak, Co-Founder and CEO of LinkSquares. As CEO, he oversees a company developing tools to help corporate legal and finance teams streamline contract reviews. More specifically, they’re creating AI-powered contract and legal document analytics to prevent customers from having to read each contract one by one. “It was amazing to start our company here in Boston with access to a wealth of high-growth companies in the area,” comments Vishal Sunak, CEO of LinkSquares. LinkSquares is taking off locally, while also gaining adoption in other high-growth hubs across the US and Canada. “We’re excited about changing the landscape of legal technology today and in the near future.”Ady Das — MotusJust down the street is Motus, whose technology seeks to help people identify new efficiencies in their work lives. The rising star company has developed mobile workforce management technologies to streamline mileage tracking, mileage reimbursement, delivery rates, fleet management, driver safety solutions, and more. Ady Das, Vice President of Product Management at Motus, says the company is focused on locating inefficiencies and improving them. “When you live in a fast-paced city like Boston, it’s clear that time is everyone’s most precious resource. We created Motus to help businesses and mobile workers streamline their workflows and improve productivity, and that’s a goal we see reinforced by the innovative Boston tech community every day.” Extra time in the day? Sign us up.Courtney Pallotta — ClearSkyAnother Boston storage-as-a-service vendor ClearSky Data, whose outstanding results recently lead to another $20 million funding round in the fall. This round is slated to fuel its expansion. Courtney Pallotta, ClearSky’s VP of Marketing, says the emerging ecosystem around digital transformation and edge computing demonstrates the cloud’s potential to create entirely new tech services that were previously not possible.Says Pallotta, “The rise of edge computing is powering new capabilities to help businesses further optimize their operations. Optimizing contemporary operations means fueling a new wave of companies like ClearSky who are ready to help. It’s part of what makes working in a thriving tech center so exciting.” Progress for Digital TransformationMarie Rosecrans — SalesforceStartups aren’t the only ones reaping the benefits of Boston’s growth. The digital transformation push has been instrumental in luring software giants like Salesforce, too. “Boston has always been a center for innovation and technology, and the recent rise in digital transformation has been inspiring,” says Marie Rosecrans, SVP of SMB Marketing at Salesforce. “It was a no-brainer for Salesforce to strengthen our presence here.” To that end, Salesforce is hosting one of its acclaimed Growth Camp events in Boston on June 5 at District Hall in Boston. Any startup or small business looking for free help, advice, and resources is invited to attend for free. Enlightened community: A brilliant startup ecosystem.And Boston wouldn’t be the thriving tech hotspot it is today without its boisterous and tight-knit startup ecosystem. Just ask Stephanie Roulic, Founder and Lead Organizer at Startup Boston, an all-volunteer team mission-driven to grow Boston’s startup scene. “Boston has everything going for it — the people, the skills, the growth market,” says Roulic. “I may be biased, but in my eyes, there’s no greater place to start a business right now,”Adding some structure is Mass TLC, the largest and most powerful technology association in the region. MassTLC’s mission is to accelerate growth, innovation, and the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem in Massachusetts. Light it up: Boston is a beacon for new technology and startups.Boston has always loved its reputation as an original. Its current status as a unique east coast technology center is no exception. While Boston has always been a stomping ground for universities and big business, tech companies and entrepreneurs have realized there’s a lot to like about the city, community, and culture. Is Boston ready to be the new Tech Town? All signs point to the affirmative. Maybe that free Salesforce Growth Camp conference can help you get in on the action. AI: How it’s Impacting Surveillance Data Storage Deanna RitchieManaging Editor at ReadWrite Follow the Puck Tags:#Boston#Boston Dynamics#digital#mom-entrepreneurs Deanna is the Managing Editor at ReadWrite. Previously she worked as the Editor in Chief for Startup Grind and has over 20+ years of experience in content development. Related Posts Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaceslast_img read more

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PH netball squad gets bamboozled by Thailand

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines dropped an 86-3 decision to Thailand Tuesday at the start of women’s netball competitions at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara Sports Complex.Coming here to gain a much-needed exposure for a sport that is trying to gain ground in the country, the Filipinos failed to get a grip of the game amid a well-oiled Thais side.ADVERTISEMENT Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games The Thais, the bronze medalists two years ago in Singapore, opened with a 46-1 lead at halftime and went on cruise control from then on.By third period, the Filipinos tried to make a big push but just couldn’t get through Thailand’s tough defense, trailing behind 64-3 entering the fourth period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt was a big heartbreak for the Philippines which is hoping to improve from a lackluster debut in Singapore 2015. Back then, the Thais downed the Filipinos (62-22) in the preliminaries.They will play Brunei at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Under Armour PH ambassador Mark Striegl makes dominant return to URCC cage MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

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10 months agoDeeney praises Watford teammates for Woking FA Cup win

first_imgDeeney praises Watford teammates for Woking FA Cup winby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveTroy Deeney praised his Watford teammates for their FA Cup win at Woking.Deeney came off the substitutes’ bench to score in the 2-0 victory.Speaking to BT Sport after the match, Deeney said: “It was all about mentality and we want to give a massive respect and well done to Woking, they gave us a good fight and stayed in it until the end but I think the professionalism of our boys showed over the course of the game.“This guy (Hughes) was fantastic obviously with the goal, but you can look at (Isaac) Success, (Adalberto) Penaranda, many people all throughout the team who did really well. They set the tone and then obviously when I came on, I tried to stick with it or add a little bit more.” Asked about his goal, Deeney said: “I like a little tap in. To be fair that’s something I’ve worked on a lot this season. Getting back into the six-yard box was what I was known for in the Championship, but in the Premier League I’ve kind of come away from it, trying to be a bit more of a player. Now I’ll let these boys be the players and I do what I do.“It’s nice obviously to continue the run, that’s three two games (following his brace in the 3-3 draw at Bournemouth) so I’ve just got to carry on. I’m not going to get carried away because this is football and you can go on a drought very quickly, but I’ll enjoy this moment and back to work tomorrow.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Photos: Evander Holyfield And His Son, A 4-Star RB, Attended Notre Dame’s Junior Day

first_imgNotre Dame runs onto the field ahead of a game vs. Wake Forest.SOUTH BEND, IN – NOVEMBER 04: The macot, cheerleaders and players forthe Notre Dame Fighting Irish run onto the field before a game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Notre Dame Stadium on November 4, 2017 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Wake Forest 48-37. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)Notre Dame held its first Junior Day of 2015 on Saturday. Dozens of the top recruits in the 2016 class made their way to South Bend, Ind., to check out the Fighting Irish’s facilities and meet with coaches. One recruit who made the trip has a pretty famous father, whom he brought with him. Elijah Holyfield, a four-star running back out of Atlanta, is the son of former five-time heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield. Elijah and Evander were both at Notre Dame this afternoon. Great day at Notre Dame #FightingIrish ! pic.twitter.com/fjYKAQtlSx— Elijah Holyfield (@EH_taught_me) March 21, 2015That’s pretty cool. Elijah Holyfield, ranked the No. 11 RB in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, is reportedly considering Auburn, Notre Dame, Florida and Tennessee, among other programs.last_img read more

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Former Louisville Player Chris Jones Tweets, Deletes Comment Seemingly Regarding The School’s Alleged Sex Scandal

first_imgUpdate: Jones has clarified that his message contains the lyrics to a Future song. We’re unable to find matching lyrics, but we’ll take him at his [email protected] no don’t lie its a song make sure you put that in there— Chris Jones (@iAM_UNGUARDABLE) October 8, 2015Earlier: Former Louisville guard Chris Jones, who was dismissed from the program back in February, has chimed in on the alleged sex scandal involving the university’s basketball program. Jones tweeted, then deleted the below message, presumably implying that some of his former teammates (and a few then-recruits) are talking to the NCAA.Screen Shot 2015-10-08 at 2.32.37 PMEarlier today, it was reported that JaQuan Lyle, a freshman at Ohio State, confirmed the allegations to the NCAA when he was recently interviewed. It’s unknown at this time who else the organization has spoken to.Jones’ tweet doesn’t necessarily imply any kind of guilt, but we imagine he isn’t doing the school any favors. This story just seems to be unfolding.last_img read more

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UCF To Big 12 Has A Supporter In Larry The Cable Guy

first_imgLarry the Cable Guy with a fellow die-hard Nebraska fan.Twitter/@gilgenastyThe Big 12 is looking at expansion, and everyone has an opinion about which teams the league should take. On Wednesday, Memphis native Justin Timberlake threw support behind his hometown Tigers. UCF’s answer may not be quite as big a name, but he’s a huge college football fan.Comedian Larry the Cable Guy, famous for his role in the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour,” is a Nebraska fan, but he also supports the UCF Knights, and would like to see the Big 12 add the Orlando program.This would be awesome! UCF would be a great addition. RT @PetertheNg: @GitRDoneLarry wanna throw some love for UCF to the @Big12Conference— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) July 28, [email protected]_Trotter Jake they’d be a great addition. 2 largest school in the country, also gives ya’ll another good warm weather stadium. Plus— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) July 28, 2016Having former Husker Scott Frost at the helm for the Knights doesn’t hurt [email protected]_Trotter with former Husker Scott Frost at the helm they’ll soon be doing great things.— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) July 28, 2016When asked about his UCF bonafides, Larry explained that he has done work with the program from his time as a Florida [email protected] @PetertheNg @Big12Conference I am. However I lived in Central fla for 20 years and did some studio stuff for them. Lotta friends.— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) July 28, 2016And of course, no discussion of Big 12 expansion is complete without a nice pot-shot at [email protected]_24 @chrisgb00 @PetertheNg @Big12Conference maybe they should quit playing like a mid major program! No offense.— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) July 28, 2016When stand-up comedians are weighing in on conference expansion for leagues that their teams are no longer in, we’ve officially hit realignment silly season. Please choose some teams soon, Big 12.last_img read more

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Rooney reveals why he moved to DC United

Rooney reveals why he moved to DC United

first_imgWayne Rooney has revealed that the new Audi Field stadium had a major effect on his decision to end his spell in English football for a move across the Atlantic to MLS side DC UnitedThe Manchester United legend has joined the capital club in a three-and-a-half-year deal and has begun training with his new teammates ahead of his expected debut match against the Vancouver Whitecaps on July 14.Rooney’s debut will coincide with the inauguration of DC United’s new 20,000-seater stadium and the 32-year-old revealed just how much of an important factor that was in his final decision.Speaking at the unveiling of the new ground at Buzzard Point, Washington, Rooney said (via Sky Sports): “First of all, I want to say a huge thank you to the fans. On the first day when I arrived at the airport, I will never forget the reception you gave me.“Secondly, to all the owners of the football club for creating this beautiful stadium. When I spoke to them about coming here to play I could tell the excitement they had with the stadium.“I’ve seen the new training ground as well which will be completed next year. It played a big part in me coming here.wayne rooney, harry kane, englandReport: Rooney talks Engalnd Kane and Guardiola George Patchias – September 12, 2019 Wayne Rooney has spoken of his England record, Harry Kane smashing it and Pep Guardiola for England.In an interview on his Wayne Rooney podcast…“I’ve come here to win, to help this team move forward and win titles, that’s my job here. Hopefully, in the next few years we can bring titles and trophies to this wonderful new stadium.”Rooney ended his final season of English football at Everton with a total of 10 league goals in 31 appearances.A sight to be seen ??#UnitedAtHome | @AudiField https://t.co/u4fvufFFmQ— Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 9, 2018last_img read more

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Gerrard calls for more quality to improve in Europe

Gerrard calls for more quality to improve in Europe

first_imgSteven Gerrard has asked for more quality to deliver a major success on the European scene after his team crashed out of the Europa League.Rangers were beaten 1-0 late in the game by Rapid’s Dejan Ljubicic in a keenly contested affair.Gerrard tweaked the formation and personnel from the side that drew with Dundee last weekend but reserved praise for his team despite the disappointing result.“I thought we were good for 80 minutes,” he revealed STV. “I can’t really ask the players to give any more.“With what we had available tonight, everyone gave an almighty effort.“Obviously as the game was getting to the final stages we were trying to roll the dice and go a little bit more adventurous to try and create something. To try and create that moment that we needed at 0-0.Steven Gerrard, Michael OwenOwen reveals why Liverpool didn’t offer Gerrard a new contract Manuel R. Medina – September 6, 2019 According to Owen, the Reds wanted to sell Gerrard two years before he left the club and that’s why they didn’t offer him a contract renewal.“Unfortunately we’ve conceded a counter-attack but I think it’s very hard for me to criticise the players for what they gave tonight.“We’ve certainly been tested,” Gerrard said. “I think as a group we haven’t helped ourselves in certain situations with suspensions and availability.“Obviously injuries at certain times like Ryan Kent at the weekend. To not have Daniel Candeias and Kent available affects the group. We haven’t helped ourselves throughout the campaign.“I think in terms of numbers we’ve had enough to cope but to compete at this level with ambitions to go further than the group it’s obvious to me that the players need some help. That means quality players that can come in and help.“We focus domestically now to put ourselves in position to come back again.”last_img read more

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