Tom Limongello

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  • The Future Of Messenger Crunch Network

    The Future Of Messenger

    It took three months to get its first angel investment via message. The NYC startup, built by Jesse Boyes, previously head of mobile development at Gilt Groupe, had set up Venmo payments to send right in the stream of the chat app. For the first few months the main use of payments were to add your $0.02 as a sort of emoji replacement to punctuate your advice at the end of a… Read More

  • The Data Scientists In Santa’s Workshop Crunch Network

    The Data Scientists In Santa’s Workshop

    It seems like everyone has AI on their wish lists this season. For me, there was Xmas in July. I was nearing the end of my research for a post on office productivity, and I got a strange answer to what I assumed was a simple question: “Why would Google sunset the nice little feature that let me send a calendar invite through Gmail?” Read More

  • We Can No Longer Unbundle Microsoft Office Crunch Network

    We Can No Longer Unbundle Microsoft Office

    This spring we witnessed the big three OS manufacturers — Microsoft, Apple and Google — continue to unbundle their versions of Microsoft Office apps for mobile, including versions of PowerPoint, Excel and Word for iPad. You’ve also seen Craig Federighi’s endurance test at Apple’s WWDC where he juggled all three Apple devices in order to demo the concept of app… Read More