Live broadcasting hasn’t had quite the same panache since demand TV and movies via Netflix and Hulu have come on the scene.
It’s been four years since the launch of bitcoin and not a day goes by that crypto-currency is not mentioned in the tech press.
A couple of days ago, it looked like Mark Stanley’s “We The People” petition asking for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act would fall well short of the 100,000 signatures needed to trigger a White House response.
What’s worse than sending out the worst job application ever? Probably unknowingly hitting up the CEO of a longtime competitor with a stock recruiting message.
“Have you ever had to hose the car down [after giving someone a Lyft]?” says Conan O’Brien. “There was one time when one gentleman vomited in the car, so I did have to,” says Lyft driver Anthony Duran.
Although I’m a futurist, I have absolutely no idea what information and communications technology will look like in 50 years time.
Instagram is the billion-dollar purchase that just keeps on giving. Yes, some of its best innovations of late came from copying competitors — Vine’s video, and, as of today, Snapchat’s private messaging — but at least those features are popular with users.
Today, “hot sauce Twitter” was in an uproar over reports that the Southern California-based maker of Sriracha had placed a hold on all shipments to distributors until next month.
I just got in a Twitter debate with Ben Popper at the Verge about our Kleiner story yesterday and a (seemingly) contradictory report out of CB Insights today that shows that Kleiner has the most robust IPO pipeline of any venture firm going into 2014.
Last week the United Nations announced that it would deploy drones, or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) in Eastern Congo.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post arguing that Kik, a mobile browser disguised as a chat app, is the dark horse of the Internet.
This year may go down in history as the moment the world woke up and realized that privacy matters. Between the general horror expressed at revelations of pervasive NSA spying and the emergence and rapid adoption of ephemeral and anonymous messaging apps like Snapchat, Whisper, and Rumr, it’s obvious that consumers awareness of how and with whom they share their personal information is at an all-time high.
Remember Waywire? The video curation startup “founded” by Cory Booker, who only ever seemed to have a figurehead-type role with the company, had a quiet, face-saving exit in October, when it sold to enterprise video firm Magnify for an undisclosed sum.
The first to swim the 23 and 1/2 watery miles from Dover to France was a steam ship captain, Matthew Webb, who in 1875 made the crossing in 21 hours and 45 minutes, despite jellyfish stings and unforgiving tides.
Bing Gordon , the new Chief Product Officer for ProductWorks. Times, they are a’changin’ at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, one of Silicon Valley’s oldest VC firms.
Yesterday, at HyperVocal, Marisa Kabas penned an irresistibly clickable post: “Every Social App Exists to Get You Laid.” The headline was more than a tasty piece of bait.
In a Prius you press down the brake and your engine siphons off kinetic energy, which it uses to help power the car.
Jesus Christ, Kleiner Perkins just can’t catch a break. The latest news – in a year-long deluge of mea culpas, nasty lawsuits, and admissions of strategic missteps – is that the firm is retrenching, refocusing on the consumer Web, and cutting its early stage investment staff.
Online security firm Trustwave just won’t stop scaring the shit out of me. First it discovered numerous vulnerabilities in mobile POS systems and then it located a malware that had infected millions of users.
From Occupy Wall Street protests two years ago in lower Manhattan to recent angst bubbling up against tech-industry gentrification in San Francisco, economic inequality is becoming the animating issue from coast to coast.