Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger

Screen Shot 2015-08-17 at 3.39.36 PM Everyone wants to be free and standalone. Remember when Facebook Messenger got its own site that maybe people use but we’re not sure because they don’t talk about it? Google Hangouts wanted some of that action, too. Starting today you can go to http://hangouts.google.com to make a phone call or ping a friend: Interestingly enough, the product hasn’t broken away from the… Read More
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The Ticket Fairy Pays You To Bring Friends To Events

The Ticket Fairy If you convince all your friends to go to a concert, shouldn’t the promoter give you a discount? Now they can with The Ticket Fairy, a full-stack events marketing and analytics suite coming out of stealth from Y Combinator today. The Ticket Fairy’s goal is to make sure all its clients’ events sell out. Promoters let The Ticket Fairy sell their tickets, run their analytics,… Read More
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Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

dash Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons? Originally meant to serve as a quick way to re-order household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your washing machine, press it when you’re running low. Bam. Ordered.), Cloudstitch CTO Ted Benson has found… Read More
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