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Swarm now highlights your stats with an interactive map of previous check-ins

Foursquare is a location-based social media company that you don’t hear about very much any more. It feels like a bit of a tech throwback, but is in f(...)

Founder and chief executve of Storyful Mark Little: “The concept of having a market for global ideas is enormous. I am backing the jockey as well as the horse here.” Photograph: Sam Boal /Photocall Ireland

Three high-profile investors, including Mark Little, the chief executive of Storyful, and two veteran Silicon Valley venture capitalists, have decide(...)

Quantified self consultant and “mindful cyborg” Chris Dancy  believes if we “make the data work for us” we can become better people

Once upon a time there was an evil overlord known as the internet. The internet commanded an army of iPhones that enslaved humanity by unleashing an i(...)

Every day many of us share our photos, thoughts and feelings with friends, acquaintances and in some cases the wider internet public. But what about s(...)


Revolutionary by no means, #AmazonBasket is another way to add items to your shopping basket but does so using Twitter. Once your Twitter and Amazon a(...)

A few years ago, officials and executives in New York proclaimed their ambition: to build the city into a powerful hotbed for tech innovation and since then money has poured into the city’s tech sector. But no New York start-up has been a breakout hit, the sort of blockbuster with a multibillion-dollar valuation that has become so commonplace in Silicon Valley.  Photograph:   EPA/Gary Hershorn

Predicting that your city will be the next Silicon Valley is simple. But actually making it the next Silicon Valley is something else entirely – as Ne(...)

Headquartered in Boulder, Gnip also has offices in San Francisco, New York and Washington DC

Twitter has acquired social data provider and long-term partner Gnip for an undisclosed sum. Founded in Boulder, Colarado in 2008, Gnip w(...)


Imagine a social network that instead of connecting you friends, allows you to actively avoid them. That’s what Cloak is. Billing itself as the ant(...)