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LiquidTalent Launches On-Demand Marketplace For Designers And Developers

Screen Shot 2015-11-19 at 11.02.32 AM LiquidTalent has today launched out of beta, offering companies a marketplace to find high-quality developer and designer talent on-demand both on the web and mobile.
The company was founded by Alex Abelin, Google’s former public affairs manager, and Scott Annan under the premise that developers and designers (as well as the companies hiring them) want to work as freelancers with more… Read More

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Recruitment Soonicorn Greenhouse’s First Acquisition Is Parklet

dc71eb849339b0e3f3329c84333ce4cf-1 Hiring is only half the battle. You still have turn that new team member into a productive cog in your master plan. But Greenhouse didn’t help with that. The $60 million-funded recruitment software startup only assists with sourcing candidates, running interviews, and deciding who gets the job. At that point, clients were on their own. That’s why earlier this year it partnered… Read More

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Apixio’s New Iris Platform Uses Your Doctor’s Notes To Derive Insights

Apixio-HCC-Profiler-Dashboard [18837613] Data science applications for healthcare are finally trying to catch up to the rest of the world, with one new effort coming from six-year-old Apixio in San Mateo, CA. This morning, the company is launching a cognitive computing platform called Iris that derives insights from clinical data and other information in the health system. More specifically, Iris uses a powerful data… Read More

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LG Is Developing Its Own Mobile Payment Service

lg logo Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay… there’ll soon be one more to add to the list. That’s because Korean phone maker LG just quietly outed plans to develop and deploy its own mobile payment service which, to the surprise of precisely nobody, will be called LG Pay. Read More

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IBM Wants to Help Professional Sports Teams Enter The Digital Age

Fenway Park at twilight. Say what you will about IBM, they are constantly trying new ways to generate business, and their latest initiative involves helping professional sports team modernize stadium operations and update the way they interact with fans. The project is two-fold. The first part is the Sports and Entertainment Global Consortium, a group of companies coming together to drive infrastructure updates… Read More

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Square Prices Its IPO At $9

square-nyse Square’s somewhat conservative pricing earlier this month just got a lot more conservative. Square today priced its initial public offering at $9, giving the company a valuation of $2.66 billion. The last time the company raised money, it was valued at $6 billion, and earlier this month gave a range of $11 to $13 per share, valuing the company at $4.19 billion. Needless to say, this is… Read More

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BuzzFeed Hires Google’s Lenke Taylor As Its First Chief People Officer

buzzfeed BuzzFeed is hiring a new executive to lead recruiting and human resources — Lenke Taylor, who’s currently Google’s head of people operations for business functions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company has added several people with “chief” in their title this year, including Chief Revenue Officer Lee Brown and Chief Marketing Officer Frank Cooper.… Read More

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Meet The Team Helping Bring Pinterest’s Code To The Rest Of The World

Dannie Chu and Pawel Garbacki, part of Pinterest's open source committee. Pinterest has built plenty of its technology on open source projects, so of course it wants to open its projects up to the developer community, as well. So the company has built a committee at Pinterest dedicated to making its tools available to the open source community when it thinks they are ready. Enter Pinterest’s open source committee, a team of engineers that got together two… Read More

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Seriously. Instagram Needs Two-Factor Authentication.

shutterstock_130267631 That’s it. It just does. If Instagram wants to be where we capture and share our most treasured moments, it needs to help us protect them. The easiest way to do this is offer the option to turn on two-factor authentication or some similar security feature. Let users add a phone number, and when they successfully log in with their password, text a temporary code they must then enter to… Read More

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Now You Can Steal Any Vine’s Audio To Jump On The Remix Bandwagon

Vine Audio Remix Vine is a never-ending series of inside jokes. Every day, some weird video or audio clip becomes the trend and everyone races to make their own remix. Now you can play along without any extra editing tools with Vine’s new audio remix button. Just tap the three-dot more button below any Vine, hit “Make an audio remix”, and you can then shoot or upload a video with the… Read More

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