October 2016

Refer a Colleague: Earn MCG Credit   Do you know of any friends or business associates who may be in need of IT services for their business? MCG, Inc. is offering up to a $1000 credit if a referral from you turns in to an ongoing client. This credit would be applied for each referral,…

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September 2016

Lyft: Up for Grabs   Lyft, the second largest hall-riding company behind Uber, is making moves to sell itself. Though the company has $1.4 billion in cash and can continue operating privately for quite some time, putting itself on the market for sale does not evoke much confidence in its future. Some reports say Lyft…

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August 2016

NYC’s MTA: Wi-Fi Inside Your Subway Car   The MTA has been racing to install wireless Internet inside subway stations by the end of the year; about half of the city’s 278 underground stations have accessible cellular service and Wi-Fi so far. Now the MTA is aiming to also take on the task of installing…

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July 2016

Sense: The Newest Sleeping Device   There are many factors that can contribute to a good night of sleep, from darkness to noise and even temperature. The San Francisco start-up Hello has recently created Sense, a sleeping device in the shape of a ball, designed to help you better. The device is simple to set…

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June 2016

HP Enterprise: Spinning Off Last Fall, Hewlett-Packard Co. broke up, and this summer a new deal may be happening. HP Enterprise is planning to spin off most of its technology services operations, merging them with Computer Sciences Corp. The $8.5 billion transaction would mean HP is getting rid of roughly 100,000 employees, or two-thirds of…

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May 2016

Monthly Find: Apps We Love   While there is no shortage of new apps added every day, we found two new favorites this month. Hopper tracks the changing prices of flights to advise the best time to purchase, and Postagram allows users to create and send postcard-like “postagrams” to anyone, anywhere around the world. Spring…

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April 2016

Money Saving Apps: New Electronic Financial Tools   We are always on the lookout for new apps, and there is no shortage when it comes to those gaining popularity for helping Americans save money. New financial apps like Qapital, Digit, Dyme, and Acorns, among many others are striving to take advantage of mobile technology, using…

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March 2016

Paribus: Tech-Couponing Made Simple   Despite all the apps out there that have made our lives easier in one way or another, 63% of U.S. credit and debit cardholders who use coupons when shopping still rely on and prefer coupons from newspapers and other paper mailings. This statistic is surprising, considering how many online and…

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February 2016

MCG President: Not Just Business But Life Goals   For anyone who is not aware the running bug caught MCG’s President Ken Goldberg a few years ago, in large part to this author’s accomplished goal of running a half marathon. As a result, Ken felt the burn of competition and has since gone from barely…

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January 2016

Honey: Your New Favorite Extension   Honey, a Google Chrome browser extension, is about to be your new favorite extension when shopping online. The browser automatically finds and applies coupons to your online shopping cart. A team of entrepreneurs and technologists created the service to save consumers time and money. While shopping online, Honey will…

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