Category: Deals

Black Friday’s best deals? They’re likely on dealdar

If you’ve got a mobile handset, a simple yet effective Portland-based mobile site called dealdar could help you find the deal on that gift you’ve been seeking—at a better price than you had hoped

We’re easing into what will easily be one of the most watched “Friday after Thanksgiving”s—Black Friday—in ages. Will the economy rebound? Will people stay home? Will it be a whimper or a roar?

At this point, it’s hard to say. But one thing is for sure: if you’ve got a mobile handset, a simple yet effective Portland-based mobile site called dealdar could help you find the deal on that gift you’ve been seeking—at a better price than you had hoped. Read More

Jive flying high: Lufthansa gets on board with social business software

[HTML2]Today, there are likely a bunch of folks in Portland who are wishing that the direct flight from PDX to Frankfurt was still available.

Why? Well, Portland-based Jive Software just announced that Lufthansa has chosen Jive’s Social Business Software to power a “company-wide networking initiative” designed to get Lufthansa employees sharing more information with their peers. Read More

Strands personal finance paying dividends, ING joins the roster

Corvallis-headquartered Strands has always had a definitive focus on the power of recommender technology—a technology that use an amalgamation of personal actions, actions of like-minded individuals, and inferences from those actions to make recommendations. But they’ve struggled a bit finding the appropriate and market worthy applications of that technology. They’ve pursued music, lifestreaming, and—most recently—exercise.

However, if this recent news is any indication, it’s their personal finance recommender pursuits that may be paying off. You see, Strands just signed ING. Read More

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