In 2007, Allen Lau and his close friend Ivan Yuen were a year into building out their vision for a mobile reading platform called Wattpad. The two initially teamed up after discovering that they were building similar things; Allen Lau, an avid reader, built a mobile reading app for the Motorola Razr, while Yuen had done the same with a twist, building a website where people could also share their own writing.
HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, announced today initial success of its partnership with TrendMD. The TrendMD content recommendation widget has delivered over 1.36 million additional article views to HighWire publishers, attracting over 272,000 new readers across 156 journals on the HighWire Open Platform.
On Thursday, the CBC announced their fall lineup, which doesn’t sound exciting right away, but one of the new shows will be a kids show about a tech-savvy girl named Dot, based on a children’s book by Randi Zuckerberg.
It’s been a busy quarter for UTEST company TrendMD. Fresh off their participation in Ycombinator’s Winter 2016 cohort, which was covered in TechCrunch, the company has announced partnerships with HighWire and Integra.