Tag Archive for .friends

Meerkat Strikes Back At Periscope With New Ways To Follow

Meerkat Logo Periscope

The ‘Teflon Uber’ paradox: Why controversies don’t drive away customers

Uber2

Feed-twFeed-fb

For nearly a year, Amy Resnick was the Uber poster child. She used the car service two or three times a week, taking it to and from work, the airport, you name it. Then news broke in November that a top Uber executive had made an idle threat against reporters who opposed the company

Resnick, a financial journalist based in New York City, felt compelled to take a stand against the app and go back to relying on subways, cabs and traditional car services

Apple patent hints at tracking your friends wherever they go

Iphone_6_space_grey-1

Feed-twFeed-fb

Apple has been awarded a series of new patents that potentially hint at features that could one day make their way onto the iPhone.

The company recently filed and was approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday for a Track My Friends feature that could one day let iPhone users monitor other people’s locations in real time. The feature would build off of Apple’s existing Find My Friends tool — which reveals a user’s exact location at a given time — and allow them to see the…

Where to drink beer and run in the same place, and even at the same time

Beer_running

Feed-twFeed-fb

The idea for a joint running shoe store and craft beer bar came, of course, on a run

Ashlee Velez was running with two friends in college when one of them suggested the idea. They were in the craft beer haven of Fort Collins, Colorado, loved drinking beer whenever they could, and all agreed that it would be a fantastic idea to combine their two loves into one business

“We’re always talking with friends about fun…

Where to drink beer and run in the same place, and even at the same time

Beer_running

Feed-twFeed-fb

The idea for a joint running shoe store and craft beer bar came, of course, on a run

Ashlee Velez was running with two friends in college when one of them suggested the idea. They were in the craft beer haven of Fort Collins, Colorado, loved drinking beer whenever they could, and all agreed that it would be a fantastic idea to combine their two loves into one business

“We’re always talking with friends about fun…

Would you trust Facebook with your bank account?

Mark-zuckerberg

Feed-twFeed-fb

Facebook is moving fast to allow users to send payments to each other. But will users bite?

The answer will be essential in determining the winner of one of the hottest races in the tech industry: payments. Alongside Facebook, startups like Xiaomi and Venmo race giants like Apple and Google for the chance to connect their networks with the wallets of their users.

In the context of its rivals, Facebook’s new service is nothing unique. It will let users send money to Facebook friends through…

Ancient Egyptian receipt shows back-breaking tax load, literally

Egyptian-receipt

Feed-twFeed-fb

Tax day is nearing in the United States, and people are scrambling to file their returns before the April 15 deadline. While this is never fun, people can take solace in a new finding: A recently translated ancient Egyptian tax receipt shows a bill that is (literally) heavier than any American taxpayer will pay this year — more than 220 lbs. (100 kilograms) of coins.

Written in Greek on a piece of pottery, the receipt states that a person (the name is unreadable) and his friends paid a

Yaytop Helps You Phone-A-Friend Before You Post A Pic To Instagram

Yaytop

Lil Bub and Tuna the Chiweenie meet for the first time

Tunabubwm3

Feed-twFeed-fb

Lennon and McCartney. Churchill and Roosevelt. Lil Bub and Tuna.

When people/robots of the future look back at meetings that changed history, the first encounter between Lil Bub and Tuna will stand out. She’s a famous space cat who helps animals in need, and he’s a chiweenie with an overbite and fondness for hoodies. Together, they’re a force that could shatter the Internet.

Bub Tuna Small

Image: Mashable

At South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas…

10 crafty home brewing kits for beer lovers

Grains

Feed-twFeed-fb

Beer drinkers who love the distinct flavor of a craft beer, but hate the price tag, listen up. Craft brew enthusiasts can get the same unique flavors for less money through the art of home brewing

Home brewing is not a simple hobby — it requires dedication, following precise brewing and sanitization instructions and constant monitoring over the course of many weeks. But with patience and attention to detail, you’ll have a unique craft beer to show off to your friends

See also: What Your Beer…