Can Twitter predict stock markets?

Can Twitter predict stock markets? 4872Like weather, stock market prediction has always grasped imagination. If you can get one step ahead, through fast computers, superior intuition or advanced interfaces, you could beat other traders and get superior returns. The development of social media, mainly Twitter and Facebook, where hundreds of millions of users announce their small and big daily victories, vent their frustration or relay trends is a gold mine in many   Read more…


eValue provides social analytics for managers and executives

koh77n57k0l63gh6gn6g 4834For decision makers, navigating through Twitter, Facebook and Youtube is scary. You hear about the power of the crowd, brands being trashed on those sites, crowd-mobbing because a celebrity has had a bad experience somewhere. Plus they also hear from all marketing and business experiences that small, medium and large companies have to be there. What do you do though? Early adopters hire   Read more…


twtspire.com| idea for the next startup = One Tweet Away?

twtspire.com| idea for the next startup = One Tweet Away? 4533 Startups solve problems. So if you find a problem there's probably a startup idea lying somewhere nearby. A Montreal developer Kenji Wellman developed an app called twtspire.com that scours twitter and automatically detects tweets from people that wonder why a solution doesn't exist for a specific problem they're having. Here are example of tweets from twtspire.com that could result in some kind apps Why isn't   Read more…


Discovering local consumer needs with Needium

needium twitter leads 3069With hundreds of millions of tweets a day, we've got large number of consumers communicating about what they are looking for, on a level similar to Google search. This is what Needium is focusing on: finding all those consumers and forwarding them to local businesses. Needium now has a full-time staff able to track those tweets, in different locations all over North America. A local   Read more…


Tungle calls for a paradigm shift in calendar software

Tungle calls for a paradigm shift in calendar software 1944Tungle, which offers a collaborating calendaring software, launched today a website questioning the state of current calendars. A series of videos and texts tells us how existing calendars are just software representations of paper calendars and how they do not help us in our daily online life. The videos stars Marc Gingras, founder of Tungle, the Tungle team, as well as Tungle's new   Read more…


Using Twitter & Community to get the most out of your SXSW, GDC, Web2.0 Expo

Using Twitter & Community to get the most out of your SXSW, GDC, Web2.0 Expo 1468With conference season upon us the Montreal technology community is preparing to descend on a number of very large industry events. Our community has a number of speakers, attendees & company presentations occurring at: Conferences give us a great chance to network with many of our industry counterparts   Read more…



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