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Glam Media Forges a Global Empire Focused on Women

Since launching over seven years ago in a Victorian house on Downey Street in the Haight, Glam Media has grown into a top-ten online media company with a global audience, mainly women, focused on its aggregated, curated lifestyle content.

Work When, Where, and How You Want with LiquidSpace

Covering the tech sector in San Francisco these days is a lot like what it was like being a reporter for Rolling Stone here in the 70s – you get your mind blown, a lot.

Tech Gift Ideas That Don't Break the Bank: Accessories

When it comes to holiday shopping, tech gadgets might be high on lots of people’s wish lists, but they also tend to be rather pricey.

And, if you find yourself somewhere in the ninety-nine percent with the rest of us, you probably will not be able to buy a smartphone or a tablet for everyone on your list.

On the other hand, if your loved one already has, say, an iPhone, iPad, MacBook, or a Kindle, Nook or Kobo eReader, you might go the way of helping them accessorize.

Nextdoor's Private Social Networks for Neighborhoods

Many of us have grown so accustomed to using social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to connect with each other, that we may have overlooked what research shows is a growing gap in our social lives, which is connecting with our neighbors.

Kids Get Their Own Tablet on Android

It’s not too soon to predict what the top-selling tech toy is likely to be this holiday season, and that would seem to be the Nabi Kids Tablet, on Android.

DocuSign Ink Brings e-Signatures to the Rest of Us

In the great transition to a paperless world, one big speed bump has been the need for us to sign our names to documents that require our legal signature.

And, until recently, there has not been a way around this for most of us when buying a house or renting an apartment, to cite two examples.

But now there is.

DocuSign, which is the leader in electronic signatures for the B2B world, last week publicly launched personal e-sigs for everyone in the form of a product called DocuSign Ink.

SoundCloud, the YouTube of Audio, Opens Up the Next Internet Frontier

As he travels between his company’s offices in Berlin, London, and San Francisco, SoundCloud’s Swedish born CEO, Alexander Liung, wears a leather jacket with the company’s logo sprayed on the back.

“It’s amazing that people come up to me all over the world, in Japan, Singapore, everywhere, and ask me if I work at SoundCloud,” he says. “And when I say yes they are so excited to tell me how they use it.”

Inkling Broadens Beyond Textbooks With Fast-Selling ProChef and Consumer Titles on the iPad

Inkling, which is the leader in reinventing textbooks as collaborative learning environments, has expanded its offerings well beyond the formal educational market by bringing consumer-friendly titles such as The Professional Chef, from The Culinary Institute of America, to the iPad.

Despite a price tag of $50, the Pro Chef app quickly shot up to the second-most downloaded app in the iTunes store during the week after its appearance and the top-selling lifestyle app.

Pageonce Lets You Keep Track of (and Pay) Your Bills on Your Mobile

The average American adult has to pay 11 bills a month, which collectively means we pay some 15 billion bills, which adds up to nearly $4 trillion per year.

Aiming to help us manage this tangled mass of payments is the Palo Alto startup Pageonce, which has developed what its C.O.O. Steve Schultz calls a “remote control for your personal finances” that works on your smartphone, the web, or as of this week, an iPad.

Kitchit Brings the Joy Back into Your Holiday Dinner Party

‘Tis the season of holiday dinner parties. Often among the most joyful events of the winter, they can also turn into occasions of great stress.

So, imagine for a moment if you could have a top-tier chef move into your kitchen and handle the whole event for you – from shopping to cooking to presentation and cleanup?

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