Posts Tagged ‘Finance’

Simple Choices For Cheap Long Distance

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

Making phone calls across the Internet once meant a tether to your computer, where you spoke into a PC microphone and listened through its speakers. Kinda looked like a ham radio, and the sound wasn’t much better.

These are simpler, cheaper services that offer good voice quality using standard phones.

Link: Yahoo! Finance

Google To Outspend US Government On Environment

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Google has already committed large amounts of finances to various green projects, both within their own company and without. They’ve committed $20 million to funding start-up firms researching solar-thermal and high-altitude wind power, and another $10 million to Pasadena, California-based eSolar Inc to support research and development on solar thermal power.

Link: Planetsave

Apps To Grow Your Business

Friday, January 25th, 2008

If you are running a small business, you know that to be successful you need to be a jack-of-all-trades. The smart way to manage everything from company finances, to client relations, to marketing, is to use the right tools – tools that are simple enough that they won’t require you to spend a lot of time and money you don’t have setting them up.

In this guide we cover the 25 best web2.0 applications for entrepreneurs who are looking for simple, cheap, and effective solutions to solving some of the tasks facing their small business or startup. The 25 applications selected were chosen both on the basis of their usefulness for the individual small business manager as well as their effectiveness in providing community support and networking opportunities for users.

Link: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Web 2.0

Track Your Money

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

The name Buxfer is a combination of the words bucks and transfer (xfer, for short!)

Their goal is to create the best personal finance application on the web. Money is typically not the topic of discussion for a group of twenty-somethings wanting to have fun with their lives. But that’s only because today’s finance applications make it difficult and boring. That’s what we have set about to change! We want people to effortlessly understand their finances. And have fun while doing so.

Link: Buxfer