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Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

Restaurant Reservation App Reserve Launches In Chicago

Restaurant Reservation App Reserve Launches In Chicago

Reserve – a New York-based, six-month-old startup – officially launched in Chicago Tuesday, adding to the trendy restaurant reservations business in the city.

Friday, Oct 10, 2014

Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Fifteen-year-old Austin Valleskey doesn't have his drivers license yet...but he already has a worldwide successful app.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

McDonald's Secretly Serves Up Mobile Pay App

McDonald's Secretly Serves Up Mobile Pay App

Fast food just got a little faster for McDonald’s fans.

Friday, Jun 13, 2014
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By Lisa Balde

5 Traffic Apps to Help Navigate Kennedy Closures

5 Traffic Apps to Help Navigate Kennedy Closures

It's already being called "carmageddon." During the last three weekends in June, part of the Kennedy Expressway will close for major construction at Ohio Street, likely causing massive delays and detours.

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Groupon's "Freebies" Goes Mobile

Groupon's "Freebies" Goes Mobile

Groupon is upping its couponing game.

Saturday, May 24, 2014
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By Marcus Riley

Are They Here Yet? App Tracks Your Guests' Arrival

Are They Here Yet? App Tracks Your Guests' Arrival

With so many people scheduled to hit the road on Memorial Day, a smartphone app is putting the days of trying to gauge when your guests will arrive behind us.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

Parking App Lets Drivers Pay Via Cell Phone

Parking App Lets Drivers Pay Via Cell Phone

Paying the parking meter and displaying a receipt in your car window will soon be a thing of the past.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

New App Offers "Apartment Inspection" for Chicago Renters

New App Offers "Apartment Inspection" for Chicago Renters

Chicago renters can now use an app to determine if an apartment is up to code for their living standards.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

App Shout-Out: Don’t Have a Scanner? Try TurboScan

App Shout-Out: Don’t Have a Scanner? Try TurboScan

A few years ago my printer got busted. Not thinking, I chucked it out instantly. It was $50 and the tray to hold paper was broken off by a cat who lives in my apartment. She’s a tiny five-pound cat, and somehow...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013
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By Tyler Wilken, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Trading an App's Instant Gratification for its Long-Term Success

Trading an App's Instant Gratification for its Long-Term Success

Groupon spent $613 million on user acquisition over the nine months leading up to their IPO. Unfortunately, most app developers tend to have slightly less cash on hand. From conversations with fellow...

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