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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Search tool offers medical information personalized to each user
The internet is increasingly home to reams of information that patients can use to self-diagnose before they contact a health professional, but this wealth of data may either be poorly-researched or may not even be relevant to them. We’ve already seen Cureus try to tackle the first of these issues by placing peer-reviewed papers straight onto the web, and now Israel’s Medivizor is a search tool that offers results personalized to each user. READ MORE…
Mobile security service lets users mix and match verification tools
Password management is a challenge whose difficulty increases with each new app or account we add to our lives, but San Francisco-based PassBan has created a solution that takes a different approach. Rather than endlessly coming up with new passwords that are neither too easy to crack nor too difficult to remember, users of PassBan’s Passboard service can choose a combination of authentication methods and use the one that makes the most sense at any given moment. READ MORE…
Brands given control over their online reputations through social media service
A wealth of information can be found in the Twittersphere, whether regarding intended purchases, emergency incidents or market sentiment. Now targeting brands seeking to protect their online reputations, Muffle is a UK firm that aims to give companies a fresh element of control over those tweeting on their behalf. READ MORE…
The growth of Egyptian e-commerce in 2013
Responding in part to the online activism surrounding the Egyptian revolution at the beginning of 2012, Egyptians and Egyptian businesses have become increasingly aware of the power of the internet. Egyptians are going online at twice the average rate of other nationalities in the region. They account for almost 20 percent of internet users in Africa, and have twice as many Facebook users as South Africa. READ MORE…
Recipe video service also delivers ingredients to the door
While not everyone can cook like a top chef, innovations such as Restolib‘s professional kitchen lessons have helped pave the way. Now Chefday is also tapping celebrity cuisine talent to offer recipes to everyday chefs, as well as the option to have all of the required ingredients delivered to the user’s house. READ MORE…
Counseling and therapy via online video or chat
If mood-altering “drugs” and concentration enhancements can both be offered online, they why not general therapy sessions as well? That, indeed, is precisely the premise behind iCouch, a New York-based service that offers counseling and therapy via online video or chat on a PC or mobile device. READ MORE…
Search app constantly scans the changing web
We recently covered the Hero Button, an app that allows smartphone users to create alerts when specific actions are carried out on the web. Now, Resultly aims to do the same for searches – monitoring changes in results and combining them into one stream of information. READ MORE…