Foursquare wants to know you more in 2013 beginning January 28. At the moment, Foursquare rarely shows a users full name or just their first name and last initial (“John Smith” vs. “John S.”). But if a user searches for a friend in Foursquare, full names appear in the results, but when one clicks on their friend’s profile page they don’t see their last name.
TVSync’s parent company Voible, has provided fingerprint protection technology to most major movie studios and TV networks since 2005. Their VDNA technology helps protect and manage content rights for works that may be pirated and uploaded illegally by automatically identifying that content, tracking it and taking it down. Utilizing this same core technology, TVSync has developed automatic content recognition (ACR) software that can be accessed in seconds by video and/or audio using the camera and/or mic from a mobile device.
Viddy, your favorite iOS App for sharing moments with your Social Network friends has come to Android devices today. With over 400 million registered users, Viddy has come to be known as the Instagram for videos. In addition to providing the option of changing color pallets, Viddy features options such as special effects and the ability to add sound clips.
You and your best friend build this app that is solving amazing problems in your community, you have billions of users downloading and using it, it never crashes. You get awesome media coverage and have become celebrities overnight. You have security wherever you go because you have become big entrepreneurs and are giving talks all over to up and coming entrepreneurs and app developers.
Netflix Inc and The Walt Disney Company have joined hands to give US film lovers high quality animated and live action films.
According to Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, “Disney and Netflix have shared a long and mutually beneficial relationship and this deal will bring to our subscribers, in the first pay TV window, some of the highest-quality, most imaginative family films being made today.”
Pinterest has launched secret boards for use this holidays.
According to Pinterest Software Engineer Evrhet Milam, “The holidays are a time for being with family, sharing great meals, and, of course, surprising your favorite people with a special gift. That’s why we thought the holidays were a perfect time to test one of our most frequently-requested features: secret boards!
A TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Finalist, Gyft said it was giving away $250k in free gift cards on its launch but that’s not what they are up to now.
Gyft, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a digital gift card platform that simplifies managing our gift cards and Lingham promises that we are gonna ditch the plastic and use our mobile devices to store, send and redeem cards.
Even though Lyft nor Sidecar presented at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 they need to be mentioned as they were a huge time saver both getting from after party to after party and also to get to the airport.
Lately there has been a non cab, “hire your neighbor”, kind of transportation craze. Here in LA we have a towncar service called Uber that with a tap of an app we can get a door to door town car service ride.