Founded by Steven van Wel, Jons Janssens and Arnoud Haverlag on November 6, 2007, Marvia ala marvia.ads a ‘click&go’ online platform that allows anyone to create and place an advert across all types of media. Primarily focused on print magazines, journals and newspapers later on it is planning to output documents in all formats, covering publishers for their print, web or tablet publications, adapting to whatever the future of publishing has in store for the industry. Marvia Features 1. WYSIWYG Editor - In just 3 steps your document is ready to print (Certified PDF). Choose your template. Edit text and/or visuals. ARead More
Introducing Israeli startup Onavo, that empowers smartphone and tablet users to regain control of their mobile data usage, by providing a service that makes mobile data consumption efficient, transparent and manageable. Onavo is an iPhone app that compresses the data that you use on your mobile phone, lowering the amount of data that you receive, in effect extending your data plan by cutting down on total transmission through your carrier. Smartphones today consume a growing amount of mobile data, be it for web browsing, email or apps. Now that all-you-can-eat data plans are a thing of the past, this mobile dataRead More
Google Arabia in its blog post announced that Google's most recent localized feature for Muslims which provides City specific Islamic Prayer Times highlighted immediately in the results page. Muslims pray 5 times a day according to the position of the sun in the sky, which means times shift throughout the year according to the change in the day’s duration. Initially, this feature will be available on all ranges for searches in English and Arabic. This technique is available for use by religious institutions, whatever their faith, but in practice they may be more appropriate to the traditions of Muslim prayer.
Started by Max Haines-Stiles(Founder & CEO) Foodia a San Francisco-based startup desire to help educate people about the health and sustainability benefits of good food. The Foodia database collects and organizes everything it knows about food. Gathering every bit of info from producers, manufacturers, third-party sources, as well as you. On top of that it aids this with nutritional and environmental impact data from several authoritative governmental and non-governmental sources. Based on this information Foodia computes health and sustainability scores, and provides background on what makes that particular product unique. In a nutshell Foodia is building the Yelp for food products.Read More
For the sake of helping developers to find their way to mobile platform of choice Microsoft has launched iPhone/iOS to Windows Phone 7 API mapping tool. It's a utility that will act like a translation dictionary. This tool will look at the calls your iOS app's code is making, pick out the iOS API calls and help you find a new home for them in .Net's ample libraries. A developer can search a given iOS API call and find the equivalent WP7 along with C# sample codes and API documentations for both platforms. All WP7 API documentations are pulled in fromRead More
Founded by Syed Shuttari and Alain Raynaud LetsLunch, a new networking service in existence to introduce you to the money men, movers and shakers of Silicon Valley, all over a club sandwich, are accepting new members now. Thinking this sounds like just another online dating it’s actually way more scientific than that. LetsLunch employ all sorts of algorithmic gymnastics (factors like Twitter followers and LinkedIn profiles certainly play a role) to pair with like-minded entrepreneurs by matching passionate professionals. We connect people you with the people you don't know yet but should. Our value proposition is simple give usRead More
PepsiCo's Social Vending System is a state-of-the-art networked unit that features full touch screen interactive vending technology, enabling consumers to better connect with PepsiCo brands right at the point of purchase. A prototype of the Social Vending System will debut at the National Automatic Merchandising Association's One Show in Chicago, April 27-29. You need to select a drink enter the recipient’s name, mobile number and personalized text message with a code redeemable at another vending machine. Consumers can personalize the message with a short video recorded by the machine. There’s also an option to send a free beverage to a stranger.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
Social media has become an integral part of our lives and no group feels its impact more than students. Facebook started on college campuses and it continues to thrive there the most 96% of the student use Facebook. There is no doubt that social media has had a huge impact on the lives of student but whats less clear is whether the impact has been good or bad. According to data gathered from several sources by OnlineEducation, Facebook and Twitter are used to great benefit. Here are prons and cons in form of an infographic -