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  • Melon Meter: iPhone app that tells watermelon ripeness

    Melon Meter is an iPhone app that tells melon ripeness by just knocking on the melon. It’s an innovative way to help everybody from consumers to farmers. Did you know that up to 60% of watermelons purchased today are either over-ripe or under-ripe? We often see sellers knocking the watermelon before...
  • 4 biggest news you (might) have missed this week [Apple, Groupon, Google+]

    A tremendous week for Technology, business and the internet itself. Follow us through this short article on the most interesting news throughout the week. 1. Apple becomes most valuable company in the world Still think petroleum is the biggest business in the world? Then, you would probably need to...
  • Banjo: Find friends and people (or stalk location) near you [apps]

    Bored at home (or anywhere!) and thinking of meeting new friends from your Twitter and Facebook contact lists? Now you can with Ban.jo! This 6 week-old apps (available on iTunes & Android market) not only allow you to find your friends from your social-network contact list, but it also...
  • BlackBerry App World downloads reaches 1 billion

    Here’s what you don’t expect to hear about. Research In Motion’s BlackBerry App World has reached a new mark. According to the mobile company, 1 billion applications have been downloaded from its mobile marketplace. The marketplace offers application for RIM’s Blackberry smartphones and its recently-launched Playbook. It was launched...
  • Start-ups: $41 million does not promise success

    “For every success there will be 250 really dumb valuations.” – Mark Suster Color, a start-up company for photo-sharing received a huge amount of investment earlier this year. The news was a big-thing when I heard about it, and I was quite excited when watching the demo video in their website. Unfortunately, that does not reflect user experience when...
  • Apple stocks drops: The big WHY

    Apple Inc. hasn’t been doing very well as its shares dropped 3.5 percent this month, making it as their worst first-half of the year since 2008. Apple investors are wondering why the stock keeps dropping despite the company’s extraordinary growth rate and future prospects. The shares went down 7.6...
  • platform war

    Breaking the mobile market with your apps

    It’s an extremely crowded market for mobile apps, the barrier to entry is low but the barrier to success is very high. If you’re planning to create an app, you could create a program for just about anything. However, if you’re actually planning to make money out of the app,...
  • (BlackBerry) RIM: problems with management structure

    The maker of the BlackBerry Smartphone, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), is facing a rather hard situation from an investor to change its leadership to improve the management. On the 10th of June, one of its investor, Northwest & Ethical Investments LP asked RIM to separate the roles of...