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HealthTap’s Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers

HealthTap’s Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers

What do you do when you have a health question? You likely either search Google or WebMD, try to call your doctor, or set up an appointment. For most people, the latter two options would be preferable, because, after all, you’re more likely to trust a human being than Dr. Robot or some crowdsourced health … Continued

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Messaging Service WhatsApp To Extend Subscription Model To iOS This Year, But Don’t Hold Your Breath For A Desktop App

Messaging Service WhatsApp To Extend Subscription Model To iOS This Year, But Don’t Hold Your Breath For A Desktop App

WhatsApp, the popular mobile messaging app that eschews advertising in favor of a paid model, is getting ready to bring its iOS app in line with the apps it makes for other platforms by turning it into an annual subscription service. Jan Koum, WhatsApp’s CEO, says that the company is planning this year to shift … Continued

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Mention raises $800,000 to build a ‘Google Alerts’-esque service for the social Web

Mention raises $800,000 to build a ‘Google Alerts’-esque service for the social Web

Web and social media monitoring app maker mention launched its service less than a year ago and has attracted more than 50,000 users from 46 countries so far. Today, the French company is announcing that it has closed a “flash seed round” – more on that later – to the tune of $ 800,000 from … Continued

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You know who else is throwing Google Reader users a lifeline? Yahoo Japan

You know who else is throwing Google Reader users a lifeline? Yahoo Japan

Ever since Google announced that it will open the gates of hell terminate its free Google Reader service in a few months, many alternative RSS subscription service providers have stepped up to let the people of the world know that they can swiftly escape Satan’s wrath switch to them instead (or in some cases, switch … Continued

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Samwers Take A Baby Step Into The U.S., Launches Social Gifting Service DropGifts As A B2B Play

Samwers Take A Baby Step Into The U.S., Launches Social Gifting Service DropGifts As A B2B Play

In a move that somewhat deviates from the Samwer brothers’ usual playbook, Rocket Internet’s DropGifts, the social gifting platform that lets users send each other gift cards and claim product samples offered by brands, is launching a dedicated B2B play starting with the U.S. market first rather than its home turf of Europe or via … Continued

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Fandrop Debuts A Digg-Like Service For Viral Media, Hacks Its Way To Over 1 Million Pageviews Monthly

Fandrop, a new content sharing site started by a group of growth hackers, is debuting today to help you find out what’s trending across the web. The site surfaces things like tweets and Facebook posts, YouTube videos, images from sites like imgur, articles, web pages, and more. In some ways, it’s similar to other social … Continued

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Pandora Competitor Senzari Rebrands Its Music Service “Wahwah,” Goes Mobile-First With New Personalized Radio App

Senzari, the Miami-based Pandora competitor backed by $ 3 million in funding from 500 Startups and other angels, is making good on its recent acquisition of  the Berlin-based streaming music app Wahwah.fm. The company is now spinning off its music efforts as a mobile-first streaming radio application, rebranded as just Wahwah. In the meantime, the … Continued

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Pandora Competitor Senzari Rebrands Its Music Service “Wahwah,” Goes Mobile-First With New Personalized Radio App

Senzari, the Miami-based Pandora competitor backed by $ 3 million in funding from 500 Startups and other angels, is making good on its recent acquisition of  the Berlin-based streaming music app Wahwah.fm. The company is now spinning off its music efforts as a mobile-first streaming radio application, rebranded as just Wahwah. In the meantime, the … Continued