In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.
Google's I/O developer conference is over, and we've learned quite a bit.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
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24 hours after Google released three location tools for its app developers, startups are already integrating the APIs into their products. The founders of Valet stayed up all night to get the brand new API into their parking app as quickly as possible.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Communication is important in any business and these investors spoke loud and clear giving millions to two companies.
Bang With Friends, the app that connects you with Facebook friends looking to hook up, was removed from the Apple app store only a week after it made its debut.
Nevahold is a platform where people can 'crowd source' their social media accounts put more weight behind their customer service complaints.
Launching this week, the company's new iPhone app features profiles of kids in developing countries who desperately require surgeries. You can donate directly through the app and receive real-time updates on the patient's progress.
Yahoo is holding a New York event this Monday for a mystery announcement.
Google has gone from a company that approached design through cold, hard algorithms to one that's employing gorgeous, user-centric interfaces.
Online petitions are playing a more crucial role in the healthcare industry every day. Change.org is right in the middle of it.
Skyword has announced closing $6.7 million in growth financing for its content marketing solutions. This Boston-based startup provides agencies, brands, media, and retail customers with a platform to publish content and tools to distribute it effectively.
Better watch out, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Hot messaging app MessageMe has just raised $10 million in its first round of funding.
In 2012, Google made more than $50 billion, almost entirely via plain, boring little text ads. So it's more than a tad ironic that Google has won the Clio advertiser of the year award for 2013 for creativity and excellence in ... old-fashioned video ads.
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