Inventors Take Five for Funding

It was a cross between American Idol and The Apprentice at the National Press Club last Friday for National Inventors Day (2.11.11), as TeleBrands invited inventors from around the country to pitch its panel of judges in the hopes of having America’s next “must have” product. Inventors had just five minutes… Read More

Michaele Goes Mobile

Monday, Real Housewives of DC’s Michaele Salahi announced the release of her own mobile app, named “Love You,” perhaps for the ever-upbeat blonde’s favorite greeting. The app is set to launch March 2011. According to the website, app users will receive Michaele’s official news first –… Read More

Social Media Spin at Public Bar

The social media savvy gathered for some non-virtual visitation Wednesday night at Public Bar, enjoying cocktails and conversations offline. For many, it was the first time they had met their Twitter and Facebook friends in person! For Dr. Mark Drapeau (@Cheeky_Geeky), Peter Corbett (@Corbett3000) Chelsey… Read More

DCWEEK 2011 Dates Announced

DCWEEK (Digital Capital Week) is a festival in the US capital focused on bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators of all kinds.  Over 10,000 people are expected to participate in 100s of distributed events (conferences, parties, projects, showcases, etc.) during this weeklong brainchild of… Read More

Geek to Chic

Wednesday night, tech leaders became male models for a Microsoft-powered Fall fashion show to benefit the Heart of America Foundation.  From Geek to Chic, the men strutted their stuff on the Bloomingdale’s runway. Video embed: http://animoto.com/play/s1dd10687jvtij4DLWTusg

Technology is a Trippi

According to Summit Chairman Joe Trippi, last week’s AMP Summit was “a discussion about the powerful ability of technology to engage and empower people and listen to what they [have] to say.”  And it was also about getting off line and meeting in person. Melding… Read More

Woot! Woot!

A ‘woot!’ is the sound you make (online or otherwise) when you’ve landed on a great find, gotten a stellar deal, or  had something ridiculously rad happen to you.  So imagine our elation to find Woot.com (thanks to reader Sanam Toossi). This site is an… Read More