This is just one in a string of high-profile success stories for open-source developer tools. Stay tuned for more; this is a great trend we don’t see dying down anytime soon.
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Many iPhone and iPad users are angry with the color palette on Apple’s new iOS7. Some have even compared it to the Easter bunny on weed. But a few of the color world’s most influential experts like the choices because they fit current design trends towards lightness and harmony.
Because “birches” sounds like a naughty word, but birches are trees, and trees are in forests… Get it?!?
DevBeat is now less than a month away, and our sick agenda is jam-packed with hacker-speakers, each more impressive than the last
Hardware has a big showing in this day’s roundup.
Leaders from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), ICANN, the Internet Architecture Board, and other organizations made it clear that the U.S.’s policies and practices in surveillance are harmful to an open web.
Of course, after the year-long trial period ends, Amazon is looking squarely at a bumper crop of more mature startups ready to pay for AWS — and likely reluctant to change their development and business processes to migrate to another service.
Guest Post Aaron Contorer created FP Complete, a commercial Haskell IDE and deployment platform.
In short, the zombies captured the city, bit all the Nazis, and the Second World War ended, leaving hordes of wandering ghouls. And now one lonely girl, a sniper sitting in a building, keeps shooting them down, one by one.
Guest Post For the rich app experience that customers have grown accustom to, auto manufacturers need to change how they think about apps. Native apps that reside on smartphones and interact with on-board systems are the answer to what’s been plaguing in-car infotainment systems since they were introduced to the market.
Guest Post Being a great VC is about more than having a stacked Rolodex, 80-hour work weeks, and lightning-fast response times. It takes community, generosity, and most important, empathy.
The Shutterstock Berlin team will also be focused on growing sales, particularly in Eastern Europe, and improving the tech for their mobile app. At the moment, Shutterstock’s only other European office is in London.
When snow piles up and temperatures drop, how will your Leaf or Volt hold up to the weather? Expect a performance droop, and stay warm.
Today wasn’t all about San Francisco and Silicon Valley — oh, no. The two biggest deals that crossed our radar were for technologies in India and space, in that order. We also saw a flurry of activity over a Chicago startup, as well.
“There’s a fine balance between what we ship and the open-source language. We love the open-source distribution model. On the other side, though, we have to really drive open-source into enterprise,” said Zend founder Andi Gutmans.
It’s not just spit and polish; Firefox OS phones are launching in a smattering of new countries around the world, too.
“Version control is an important aspect of working in software, and with services like GitHub can even be a powerful tool for building your reputation and network within the community,” said Treehouse founder Ryan Carson.
Editor’s Pick While ZendCon buzzed about agility, DevOps, and APIs, we wanted to ask IBM about something a bit more accessible: the company’s legal dispute with the CIA and its ongoing feud with Amazon.
“The CIO that doesn’t embrace change … they’re dead,” said Mac Devine, IBM’s cloud CTO. “The ones that do, they’re successful.”
At its developer conference today, Zend is announcing a couple of interesting new directions. The PHP framework-making company is branching out into APIs and continuous delivery.
Today, we kick off funding daily with a fountainhead of $4 billion raised by VCs over the past three months. That’s not just tech VCs; it includes all industries and sectors, from biomedical engineering to brick-and-mortar retail and beyond.
The upcoming Soul EV electric car will show off “Kia’s engineering capabilities as well as our commitment to producing vehicles with reduced environmental footprints,” according to Kia exec Orth Hedrick.
From a sports-fiend CEO comes this new way to get your urban-dwelling butt out of that perfectly ergonomic chair and into a genuine adventure.
Guest Post Connected cars are quickly gaining mainstream adoption and consumers are demanding a similar experience in their car as they receive on their smartphones. And for the auto industry, that adds up to a boatload of HTML5.
For our inaugural speaker lineup, we’ve worked hard to get speakers you can really respect, opinionated hackers with fascinating talks, and industry veterans with a lifetime’s worth of career experience to share.
Anything could happen with Twitter’s IPO, but a cursory investigation of the company’s competitors show a battlefield crowded with Goliaths and an even more numerous army of Davids just waiting to take Twitter down.
We’re thrilled to announce that CEO & Founder of New Relic Lew Cirne will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
EyeQuant, a spin-off from the University of Osnabrück, predicts where users will look in the first three seconds of a website visit. All that’s needed is a URL or uploaded image.
The car did 0 to 62 mph) in 2.15 seconds, obliterating the previous record of 2.68 seconds. And the motors had very little weight to push around: The entire car weighs just 320 pounds, thanks to a carbon fiber-reinforced plastic monocoque chassis.
Runa Capital’s Ilya Zubarev believes that Rocketbank can success on a global scale. “We are confident that RocketBank has the potential to gain recognition among millions of clients around the world,” he stated.
Guest Post These mistakes can keep a company from meeting its growth objectives, distract from the main business focus, and even lead to a mediocre team being hired, any of which can kill a company in the long term.
We’re thrilled to announce that PHP creator Rasmus Lerdorf will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
We’re thrilled to announce that Creator of Ruby on Rails David Heinemeir Hansson will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Without further ado or spoilers, here’s the conclusion to an epic September’s investment activity.
In this snapshot of seven recent tech IPOs, all but one saw a big day-one “pop”, and all but one is currently faring rather poorly in public trading. What gives, Silicon Valley?
Palo Alto is home to countless startups, including Tesla Motors, whose Model S luxury sedans can be seen throughout the neatly manicured streets of the very, very pricey town.
Is Tesla’s current market capitalization overly high, based less on the fundamentals of its financial performance than on hype, fad, and favorable media coverage?
We’re thrilled to announce that GitHub Co-Founder and CEO Tom Preston-Werner will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Your grandkids’ world is likely going to be a lot different from the one we live in now — and it won’t just be the crappy music.
These guys rarely agree on anything, but for now, they all are banding together to warn EU regulators about the dangers of patent trolls.