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Pokkt, An Alternative Payments Platform For Mobile Users In India, Raises Seed Funding

Pokkt, An Alternative Payments Platform For Mobile Users In India, Raises Seed Funding | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Pokkt, an India-based platform for game developers who want to earn revenue through ways outside of virtual currency transactions, raised a seed round of funding led by Singapore’s early stage fund Jungle Ventures.
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43 Catchy Mortgage Company Names

43 Catchy Mortgage Company Names | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Current homeowner trends have pointed to a form of strategic default behavior since the economic downturn.
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Sony's New Headmount Puts Virtual 750-Inch Screen In Your Face for $999

Sony's New Headmount Puts Virtual 750-Inch Screen In Your Face for $999 | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Sony's new wearable display, the lovingly named HMZ-T3W, is now available for pre-order.
The device, which is worn on your head, gives you the illusion of sitting 65 feet away from a 750-inch screen.
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There's a Camera in This Barbie Doll

There's a Camera in This Barbie Doll | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
With the exception of fancy DSLRs, it's unlikely that you're carrying a camera that isn't attached to your smartphone. That is, unless you have Mattel's Photo Fashion Barbie on hand.
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10 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score in the United Kingdom (UK)

10 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score in the United Kingdom (UK) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score Today
Your credit score is your identity when it comes to the modern lender. Your credit score is an assessment of risk that is associated with lending you money.
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Pinterest for Financial Services

Pinterest for Financial Services | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Last year as Pinterest became a household name, a number of articles, blog posts, and white papers were published encouraging financial services organizations, such as banks, credit unions, and credit card companies, to start using it in their...
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BBC partners with Spotify, YouTube and Deezer for new Playlister music service

BBC partners with Spotify, YouTube and Deezer for new Playlister music service | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The BBC has launched a new music service called Playlister that will allow users to save lists of tracks they have heard across the BBC’s range of channels and export them to its digital music partners, which include Spotify, YouTube and Deezer,...
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Awful Georgia Tech fraternity email offers a guide to 'rapebait'

Awful Georgia Tech fraternity email offers a guide to 'rapebait' | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Prepare to get excavated, ladies!
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The BBC announces BBC Store, letting you pay to download and keep shows

The BBC announces BBC Store, letting you pay to download and keep shows | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It has been a tumultuous twelve months at the BBC, with scandal after scandal finally leading to a new Director General in the form of Lord Tony Hall who took over at the helm in April, replacing George Entwistle who had held fort for just fifty...
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Forget the gold iPhone, here’s the 18ct gold HTC One valued at $4,400 – but you can’t buy one

Forget the gold iPhone, here’s the 18ct gold HTC One valued at $4,400 – but you can’t buy one | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
While some handset manufacturers have recently released gold color versions of their devices like the iPhone 5s or Galaxy S4, none of them are actual gold, which is what makes the Gold HTC One a little different.
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1m Raspberry Pi computers have now been built in the UK, as global sales hit 1.75m

1m Raspberry Pi computers have now been built in the UK, as global sales hit 1.75m | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The one millionth Raspberry Pi computer manufactured in Britain has rolled off the production line. The credit card-sized machine, which costs as little as $25, has become a bit of a cult hit recently for hobbyists and kids who are interested in...
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Lamudi is a real estate marketplace for buyers, sellers and renters in emerging markets

Lamudi is a real estate marketplace for buyers, sellers and renters in emerging markets | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If you’re looking to rent or buy your next house, Germany’s notorious startup incubator Rocket Internet is hoping it can help, after its new Lamudi real estate platform went live in 12 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America — with more to...
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Few firms have cohesive social media strategy: Study

Few firms have cohesive social media strategy: Study | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Organizations are increasingly trying to get closer to customers through social media and collaboration, according to an IBM study of C-level executives. However, a majority admit they still don’t have a cohesive social media strategy.
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Educating children on food safety can help debunk popular myths

Educating children on food safety can help debunk popular myths | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Enjoying a bit of raw cookie dough or cake batter can be very tempting, and the Partnership for Food Safety Education probably isn’t surprising anyone by saying one of its top food safety myths is that kids are the only ones to lick the spoon or...
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Librarians Confess Their Naughtiest Book Sins on Tumblr

Librarians Confess Their Naughtiest Book Sins on Tumblr | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Though you may be terrifed to look your local librarian in the eye after returning an overdue book, one Tumblr may ease your fears.
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'Doctor Who' Fans Want Empire State Building Lit Up TARDIS Blue

'Doctor Who' Fans Want Empire State Building Lit Up TARDIS Blue | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The iconic Empire State Building in New York City changes the color of its lights at the top of the building to celebrate certain occasions. As far as we know, it’s never celebrated Doctor Who — and fans of the show want that to change.
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New Facebook competition rules

New Facebook competition rules | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Should you run competitions on your Facebook Timeline?
On October 24th, Richard Jones, CEO of EngageSciences, will give a talk at Social Media Marketing 2013 (London) on ‘What’s Really Behind Facebook’s Competition Rule Changes?
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7 Skype Tips for Power Users

7 Skype Tips for Power Users | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Now that Skype has been merged with Windows Live Messenger, it’s more popular than ever. There’s no way to use Skype with a third-party client, but Skype does offer hidden features that can make it more powerful.
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Using an Internal Social Network to Solve Real Business Problems

Using an Internal Social Network to Solve Real Business Problems | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Transforming into a social business is a pretty big concept with several pieces and there is a lot of debate around what those pieces should be.
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Microsoft teases Surface 2 with new video showing keyboard colors, gesture controls

Microsoft teases Surface 2 with new video showing keyboard colors, gesture controls | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft has already announced its Surface 2 tablet and keyboard combo set to arrive later this month, but the Redmond-based behemoth is trying to get people excited about its impending arrival by releasing a video and some fresh details about the...
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Amazon is accepting international orders for Google’s tiny Chromecast streaming dongle

Amazon is accepting international orders for Google’s tiny Chromecast streaming dongle | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google’s compact Chromecast streaming dongle still isn’t available outside of the US – at least from the Google Play store – but Amazon is now offering international shipping options to help plug the gap.
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Facebook expands API program to help international broadcasters display user content in TV shows

Facebook expands API program to help international broadcasters display user content in TV shows | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Facebook has extended the reach of its API beta program internationally after it was first introduced last month, with Sky in the UK being one of the first to use the option.
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Personalized Calls-to-Action Convert 42% Better [New Data]

Personalized Calls-to-Action Convert 42% Better [New Data] | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Whenever I go to Amazon, I see Harry Potter products all over the page. Why? Because I love Harry Potter. Duh.
But from a business perspective ...
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Google is testing screencasting to Android devices using Chrome DevTools

Google is testing screencasting to Android devices using Chrome DevTools | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google is testing out a new feature aimed at primarily at developers which enables you to control your Android device directly from your computer using the Chrome DevTools.
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Indiegogo’s new features help campaigners track data and raise more money for their projects

Indiegogo’s new features help campaigners track data and raise more money for their projects | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Being able to raise money effectively online is why so many people flock to crowdfunding platforms, and Indiegogo has introduced a series of new features today to help users manage their campaigns more effectively by tracking data, as it seeks to...
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