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5 Features Spotify and Music Streaming Need To Add CDs haven’t died and iTunes will live on, but the days of having to waiting for 10GB of MP3s to sync up to your iPod are over for most of us. The future of music is in the stream. Every month, more music fans abandon physical discs and MP3s for the world Spotify has made popular: all-you-can-eat music streamed directly from the Internet. But even with a widening field of competitors like Xbox Music, Google Play Music All Access, Rdio, streaming music has some limitations. Below are a few things that would really help streaming take root this year, and move beyond a favorite of early adopters to the predominant way of consuming tunes. We’ve focused mostly on issues with Spotify, which is the current leader, but many of these hurdles belong to the whole industry. Much, much better song discovery Let’s face it: If you want to find new music you’ll enjoy, Pandora is still the place to go thanks to its human-curated music algorithm. Music library management

The Powerful 2.3-oz. PULSE Bluetooth Speaker | Macgasm Deals Review: Box beats Dropbox -- and all the rest -- for business | Cloud Computing In the beginning, there was Dropbox, and enterprises far and wide were appalled. How dare corporate and business users make use of a file sync and sharing service that's meant for consumers? But the convenience and flexibility of Dropbox were hard to ignore, and soon file repository services for businesses of all sizes began to spring up. As the number of file storage services for businesses and enterprises has mushroomed, so have the options they provide and the third-party services they can leverage. [ Stay on top of the state of the cloud with InfoWorld's "Cloud Computing Deep Dive" special report. In this article we'll look at five enterprise-level file sync and sharing services (Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix's ShareFile, and EMC's Syncplicity), as well as one system you deploy on your own hardware (OwnCloud). Business-level sync and storage services focus on delivering features that will be valuable to a connected enterprise.

5 LinkedIn Company Page Tips to Enhance Your Marketing Do you use LinkedIn for business? Do you have a LinkedIn company page? In this article, I’ll show you how to get the most from your LinkedIn company page, in five easy steps. Why a LinkedIn Company Page? The benefits of a well-oiled LinkedIn company page include engaging followers with company news, updates, events and relevant content. There’s also the improved search engine rankings as LinkedIn pages often perform well in company searches. In fact, research shows that 50% of LinkedIn members are more likely to purchase from companies when they engage with them on LinkedIn. Here’s how to make your LinkedIn company page work for you: #1: Optimize Your LinkedIn Page Showcase what your business has to offer. Use this page to tell members what you do best and give them compelling reasons to follow you. Remember that you can link to just about anything from your products and services page, including your latest and greatest white papers, case studies or how-to content. #2: Engage Your Audience

How To: Use Outlook.com as a free custom domain email host Google shocked the tech world back in December of 2012 when, out of nowhere, it announced that Google Apps Free Edition was going bye-bye. I was also a bit disappointed to hear about this, as it provided a free way for clubs and small businesses of 10 users or less to leverage the power of Google Apps for their email, calendaring, contacts, etc. Yet as a consultant to numerous clients supporting clients on the Free edition, who knows the unreasonable expectations they sometimes hold the (free) service to, I can see Google's justification for pruning the bushes here. We can all agree: it was good while it lasted. Luckily, there is another stable (and also completely free) option for those who want to route email for their custom domain through something other than terrible POP or IMAP email through their webhost. Enter Outlook.com. But is Outlook.com Actually a Good Service? The definition of good when it comes free cloud email service is highly subjective. There Has Got to be a Catch

Seedio Synchronizes Music Playback for iOS Group Play | Boombotix SkullyBlog 3 Boombot REX speakers synchronized using Seedio App the closest attempt at making a music synchronization app that we actually want Ever since we started our company, we had a vision to create a social experience through portable audio. One of the pieces of technology we have been trying to develop is a way to synchronize audio across multiple mobile devices to enhance our portable speakers with ad-hoc networks. We’ve seen a number of apps come through that attempt to do it, and Seedio is probably the closest we’ve seen so far. Seedio’s user interface is pretty simple. On the iPhone4S, you can pull up a list of previous sessions. Seedio has several shortcomings. limitations with music synchronizing audio over bluetooth and wifi There are limitations to music synchronization on Bluetooth. Overall, I’m stoked that other people are looking at this type of tech.

From Zero to Fifty: How AdPushup Closed $632K in Angel Investment - AdPushup Circa June ’14 we knew a total of zero Angel Investors. Fast forward today, we’re proud to announce we have closed $632,000 in investment from 50 Angels. Here’s how we did it and what we learned in the process. Before sailing out on the fundraising boat, I really wished if more startups had shared how they went about raising funds, especially first-timers. We recently closed an Angel round, and I’m writing out this post to share all that we learned, the mistakes we made and how we managed to close our first round, without any previous experience of raising capital. Fundraising Mode By July 2014, we had spent a good 3 months thinking if we should raise funds or bootstrap. What we’ve understood is that when raising funds, there’s a passive way to do it and then there is the correct way. Before explaining what happened next, here’s how our business benefited just by entering the fundraising mode: Questions Investors will question you on every aspect of your business. Now, What worked for us?

10 Tools That Every Startup Must Use I personally feel that, being a startup founder is the best job in the world. But it’s one of the toughest jobs too. In your initial days, it is really important that you take every step carefully and precisely. You have to take care of your finances, multiple projects, marketing activities, product launches and market surveys etc. So, here’s a list of free online tools, that you can use to reduce or nullify your day to day administrative expenses and increase the productivity of work at your firm. 1. As a start-up founder, one must always have a mentor, a veteran, to help you do the right thing. 2. Once you have validated your idea through customer meetings, you have to create a business model for your idea. 3. It’s always a tough task to create product launch videos or company overview videos for free. 4. Many times you will need to conduct online surveys, just to test or improve your new product idea or to get feedback about your products and services. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Share

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