Customer service app Tello raises $2.7M

Tello, a mobile application service that connects consumers with businesses in order to improve customer service, received $2.7 million in funding today.


What Kind of Software Company Should You Work For?

Until the Internets came along; this was your typical enterprise software company, such as IBM, Microsoft, Sun/Oracle and others.


Windows Phone success recipe gains another ingredient: Skype

Nine months after purchasing Skype for $8.5 billion, Microsoft Windows Phone handsets have a beta version of the audio and video chat service.

There are some notable limitations in this first release, but as the software gets refined and integrated, Microsoft’s platform could gain more momentum.


Gas Prices Rising, But Not For The Reasons You May Think

Over the past week or so, weve seen the average price of gasoline hit $3.60 per gallon of regular, with some areas of the country — like California — reaching a heady $4 a gallon.

Reduced US refinery capacity compared to a few years ago is a bigger factor in the rising cost of gas more so than political reasons such as Middle East tensions.


Samsung working on Galaxy phone with edge-to-edge display?

Samsung is rumored to be working on a new Galaxy B device that would ditch the bezel in favor of a gorgeous edge-to-edge display.


Eskimo Triplets Start a Skin-care Line from the Arctic

For the Sparck sisters, growing up in the Arctic tundra taught them a lot more than survival skills.

In fact, this expansive, unspoiled land is the inspiration behind their natural cosmetics company, ArXotica.


How to Sell Your Excess Crap for Cash in Just a Few Hours with Amazon’s Fulfillment Program

Got crap? Want money instead? Amazon has a neat program that essentially lets you dump old books, movies, gadgets, and more in a box, send it to them, and then wait for the money to roll in.


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