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Stick this thing in your ear to lose weight

Say hello to the BitBite, a wearable health coach that you stick in your ear to help you improve your eating habits. Oh, and it's a fully functional Bluetooth headset too.

By November 13, 2014


Twitter's @earlybird harnesses power of social networking for special offers

Twitter has decided to use its unparalleled social-media influence and networking insight to bring you, er, special offers with a service called @earlybird

By July 7, 2010


Twitter gets into deal alerts with '@earlybird'

Twitter is getting into the Web deals game, launching a new sub-service called @earlybird. The company plans to feed that official account with daily Web deals from its business partners.

By July 6, 2010


Windows Phone gets its own Instagram app, unofficially

What to do when there's no official Instagram app from Facebook? A new app called 6Tag aims to fill the bill, and it's catching on.

By August 22, 2013


Twitter's @earlybird: Not the most magical debut

Giving away free tickets to a movie that's raking in one terrible review after another might not be the best PR for Twitter's new daily-deals service.

By July 14, 2010


A beginner's guide to Instagram

You heard all the hype last week. Now find out just what the heck Instagram is and why you might want to give it a try.

By April 16, 2012


Google Offers takes on Groupon in daily deal dust-up

Great news for anyone who likes cheap spa days: Google Offers is launching the big G into the world of daily deals.

By January 21, 2011


Twitter: Yes, we're building out a sales team!

The former chief technology officer of News Corp. has joined Twitter as president of global revenues and will oversee all of Twitter's attempts to turn 140-character messages into profits.

By August 24, 2010


Let's make a deals site, or two

The rise of sites like Groupon and LivingSocial has been so steep that a whole new breed of companies has arisen specifically to keep stoking the daily-deals fire. Can it possibly last?

By August 4, 2010


Borders launches its eBook store

Twitter creates an account that brings bargains to you, an MIT project lets you mouse around sans a mouse, and Borders opens a digital-book store.

By July 7, 2010