Of course Amazon is building a phone — but when will it get into the prepaid carrier biz?

Once again, there’s word that Amazon is working on a smartphone, this time from Bloomberg. And given the success of the Kindle Fire so far, which has been the only Android tablet worth buying since its debut (the Nexus 7 now holds that title), it’s not surprising to think Amazon would want to get into the smartphone arena as well.

Lift’s method for unlocking human potential is so simple, it’s obvious

What’s the key to unlocking human potential? Tony Stubblebine, a first-hand witness to the coming-of-age moments of some of today’s most successful entrepreneurs, has always sought an answer to that very question. Now Stubblebine seeks to answer that question for everyone, through Lift, his one-year-old, four-person startup centered around goal-tracking.

4 small social networks that have a big impact on users

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media heavyweights may be winning the race to most number of users, but sometimes, having “everyone” in one social network can do more harm than good. Newsfeeds and streams are cluttered, shameless self-promotion is rampant, and you can’t seem to escape the mindless babble of spammers and trolls.