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OneForty Stocks Store With Twitter Apps, Save 'Location'

Back in September, I predicted that Twitter would acquire oneforty.com, "the Twitter Store of Apps," where one could shop to his or her heart's content for any app under the Twitter sun. Not only did that prediction come to past, but today, oneforty is juggling the launch of its Premium Twitter App marketplace with a $1.85 million dollar round of funding.

SynchTube Lets You Watch YouTube Videos With Friends

Many times when you want to share a YouTube video with your friends, a host of inconveniences arise.   SynchTube is taking the pain out of sharing videos by making a synchronized chatroom that you and your buddies can use to enjoy the video simultaneously.

Google Is No Secretary Of State When It Comes To Diplomacy In China

International diplomacy is the fine art of negotiations that Hillary Clinton is learning as she goes. When Google announced last week it was purchasing a power plant to save on its utilities bill, I reported that their Energy Czar should be considered for the US cabinet post of Secretary of Energy. And while the Search Engine giant is ubiquitous and a jack of all trades, I don't think they have the finesse for resolving international debates.

New Concept In Dining: Converted Airplane Restaurants

 Often the success of a restaurant relies upon a great location as well as appealing decor. A new Korean concept offers both with one unforgettable experience.

News From Yous: Company Integrates Social Media With Print News

Facebook and other social networking sites have become great ways for family of all generations around the world to stay in touch with one another. But for those who aren't as technologically savvy, it's not hard to be left out of the loop, which is why a new business News From Yous is integrating social media with print.


Twitter & GeoAPI's Great Land Rush Of 2010

Some call it the Great Land Rush of 2010. Others don't quite understand what all the fuss is about. And others yet still feel that 'location-based services' are an intrusion on our privacy. Whatever your perspective at this moment in time, I can almost guarantee you that you will be feeling entirely different about geolocation apps by year's end.

Convenience For Consumers In Gourmet Caviar Delivery Business

Food delivery services offer the ultimate craving. In North America, you can dial a number or login to a website and receive just about anything you're craving right at your doorstep. Gourmet foods can be the exception, but not according to one Hong Kong company.

Augmented Reality Could Transform Legacy Newspapers Into Video Media

Remember when after reading something of great interest, you daydreamed about the content as if it was a living scenario, whether it was fiction or the daily news. Now with the assistance of Augmented Reality, the content you read will virtually be able to pop off the page and begin speaking to you.

Rite In The Rain: Notebooks Sustain Through Rain And Tearful Journal Entries

You might think that a notebook is a notebook; after all, what can a company really do to make paper with a cover unique, right? Well, Rite in the Rain doesn't agree with that sentiment since their main project line takes notebooks to a place they've just never been.

Esloultimo: Store in Spain Lets Consumers Take Products for a Test Drive

Everyone loves to try things before they buy them, but so rarely is there the opportunity to really check things out in a non-pressure situation, without commissioned salespeople starring over your shoulder trying to convince you to by. This is where the trend of tryvertising came from, and now there's an actual business that's opened in Spain with this sole purpose.