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2012-09-12 23:03:15

Platform Allows People to Earn Rewards through their Online Influence by Simply Recommending Products they Love San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Myreks, a new social marketing platform that lets people quickly and easily recommend products they love, is today opening its service to U.S. consumers. Backed by a Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson affiliate in Brazil, Myreks allows people to use their online influence to earn rewards by socializing products and services to their friends....

2012-09-11 10:20:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge, held during the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, offered the developer community an opportunity to create new mobile apps that will be compatible with the voice-activated Ford SYNC(®) system Startup BeCouply used the opportunity to create Dates.fm, an app that allows couples to "tune in" to relevant location-based date options; it was selected as the winner and will be considered for future integration...

2012-09-11 06:24:56

New "Perks Platform" to disrupt the sponsorship industry by helping sponsors be more than just a logo on a banner SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new online event service, Planana.com, launches today at TechCrunch Disrupt. Planana connects mass-market sponsors to local events through the company's "Planana Perks" technology. Seamlessly integrated with the RSVP or ticketing process, "Planana Perks" are rewards attendees earn by doing simple tasks or social...

2012-09-10 23:02:40

ZeroUI´s technology, being unveiled at Techcrunch Disrupt Conference, uses 3D camera devices such as Microsoft Kinect, to allow anyone to create 3D models on the fly using just their hands. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 ZeroUI (http://www.zeroui.com), developer of gesture applications, platforms and interfaces for 3D camera enabled devices such as Microsoft Kinect, is unveiling world´s first gesture based hands free 3D modeling technology at the Techcrunch Disrupt...

2012-09-10 02:31:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced that Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com, will join Michael Arrington, general partner of CrunchFund, onstage for a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at approximately 10:50 a.m. (PT) / 1:50 p.m. (ET) in San Francisco. TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 is TechCrunch's sixth annual...

2012-09-09 18:21:12

SAN FRANCISCO and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Visible Energy, creator of smart products for energy management and monitoring, announced today it has begun selling its "Monostrip" smart electrical outlet to U.S. and Canadian customers through the company's online store. Introductory pricing for the dual-outlet device is $49.00, plus shipping and applicable taxes. The Monostrip is a Wi-Fi enabled, two-socket smart electrical outlet that can be controlled using an iPhone,...

2012-09-06 02:37:08

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online developer community startup Work for Pie today declared the death of the traditional hiring process for software developers, launching company profile pages to help talented developers find their dream jobs. A participant in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012, Work for Pie enables developers to showcase their skills, receive an objective comparative ranking score, and ultimately connect with projects and employers that best fit...

2012-09-04 06:25:11

RESTON, Va., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoomph, a startup providing social media analytics and visualization tools, is now the Official Social Media Partner for TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2012 and will be managing the conference's social media engagement. "It's great to see a startup providing social media engagement for TechCrunch right on the expo floors as well as online," said Zoomph CEO & Founder Ali Reza Manouchehri. "It truly captures the conference spirit." (Logo:...

2012-08-08 10:20:19

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ROXIMITY - a new location-aware retail app - launches along with compatibility with Ford SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)) Developers of ROXIMITY won the SYNC App Developer Challenge at the 2011 TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon ROXIMITY team recently selected for prestigious TechStars entrepreneurial business accelerator program in Boulder, Colo. Want to know where the best nearby deals are for pizza, an oil change, or tickets to your favorite event...

2012-07-30 02:24:13

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mobile Wallet Media is launching its new website and blog. The company will aggregate relevant news on mobile payments, loyalty, deals and social commerce. Company founder and CEO Randy Smith will provide expert opinion and analysis on the direction of the mobile commerce industry. The company's Facebook and Twitter pages will be a very social community to receive and comment upon current and relevant news. MobileWalletMedia.com...