“We’re already down that path,” said CEO Jeff Weiner. “This isn’t science fiction. Every dimension of that is up and running, and we’re fast approaching a quarter of a billion members.”
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“The projects we think of as the Holy Grail of robotics, the humanoid robot and the self-driving car,” are old ideas that are becoming outmoded by today’s devices, said Anki founder Boris Sofman.
SAN FRANCISCO — This morning, Google+ is bringing two important features to its platform: attribution and post embedding.
These data factories thrive on few employees and free content. And the factories, especially marketplaces, allow small business owners to reach global audiences.
“The rent’s going up, there’s not enough space,” said Lee, showing the city’s government is planning for and trying to correct the disparity the tech industry has helped to create.
Adobe’s been building a lot of bridges between development and design lately, and its latest launch is a very solid bridge, indeed.
Most culprits had fished for phone numbers in a variety of questionnaires people complete in stores or restaurants, as well as on social networks and online dating/matchmaking sites.
Guest Post With careful planning of open space and private zones, you hit the sweet spot of enviable office culture and inspiring productivity.
In addition to sorting shows by ranking, you can also sort them by sheer popularity (based on the number of votes/ratings a show has gotten from users) and freshness (i.e., release dates).
With an online launch, a simplified product, and a service to match your hardware, you just might have a fighting chance in the world of connected devices.
With the new money and youthful vigor of the tech community, the opera company of today is too big and too bold to fail.
Samsung was not too happy with images leaked to the press, but the company ended up getting a huge boost of publicity leading up to the launch — and a nice 3 percent stock price boost.
Matt Blumberg‘s amazing new book Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business is out and shipping. The early reviews are great, including this detailed one from Tech Cocktail.
For clarification, it is unclear whether Uber’s fleet of cars will actually be capable of time travel. We’re waiting to hear back from company reps on that one.
“In many instances, the messaging is an afterthought in digital marketing, which has become increasingly analytical and data-driven,” said BoostCTR CEO David Greenbaum.
We’ve long been a fan of tweeted pics from space, courtesy of astronauts and the Curiosity rover. And starting today, we’ll have even more cool space images via NASA’s brand new Instagram account.
Richard Stallman created GNU, which in turn gave birth to the Linux operating system. He is a hero in the world of free software and is one of the most committed, passionate people I’ve ever met.
Editor’s Pick Cloud-based developer tooling is still a very new and highly volatile marketplace. Here’s how we decided who’s on the rise, who’s on the downswing, and who’s capturing the future of development.
Earlier this year, Tesla Motors founder and CEO announced his intentions for a cross-country Tesla Model S road trip.
Over the last three years, our Lean LaunchPad / NSF Innovation Corps classes have been teaching hundreds of entrepreneurial teams a year how to build their startups by getting out of the building and testing their hypotheses behind their business model.
Tado uses a GPS-enabled smartphone app to monitor when people are leaving home or coming back – it knows to turn off the heating when the house is empty and increase it when the first person starts heading home.
“At this point, we’re basically completely focused on being a mobile platform… That’s where all our energy is going,” said Facebook exec Mike Vernal.
“We have much more visibility and much more momentum” with the Facebook brand attached, said Parse CEO Ilya Sukhar. “We’re really happy with it.”
Mobile backend-as-a-service Parse is rolling out five new products today, all of them sure to be big hits with the developer community, from game devs to iPhone devs to analytics nerds and beyond.
“Parse is everywhere,” said Parse CPO James Yu. And for Parse, “everywhere” means a community of developers that’s growing by thousands every month.
Likening the backend-building process to spending a day at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Parse founder Ilya Sukhar said, “I could probably do better by replacing the DMV.”
If you’ve got an iOS, Android, or other mobile app already, Mozilla will fork over a free Firefox OS phone for you to keep forever and ever. All you have to do is port your app to HTML5.
“To be clear, $9.99 is not an introductory price,” Adobe employee Winston Hendrickson wrote in a blog post on the news. “It is the price for those of you who sign up by December 31, 2013.”
Guest Post Opening up the program to everyone will democratize the process and let LinkedIn provide relevant content to individual members, making it a more valuable product.
Entrepreneurship is a game that you win in the long term. It is a game that is beyond just you. It is a myth to think that you alone will have it all under control, however smart you are.
Welcome to two days of hands-on experiences with the best companies and the best hackers in the world. No panels, no fluff, no filler. And we have a whole track of Master Classes just to teach you new ways to code.
As few as 5 percent of American schools have computer science classes, and most of them aren’t in poor, at-risk districts like Umatilla, Ore., where people earn around $15,000 per year on average. But better education & access to jobs could change that.
SinglePet combines a robotic pet care solution with a mobile application, which enables pet owners to take care of their animals at home regardless of how busy their work/social lives are.
Though it’s a bold move for Vevo, it’s not unexpected considering the ongoing battle between YouTube and German copyright society GEMA, which began in 2009.
While the Model S is a very different kind of car, it seems to have a very stereotypical kind of buyer. Tesla has 29 percent fewer female owners than the average luxury brand.
For New Relic-using apps, each app has an average of 639,000 active users per minute. Zoinks! The average response time, however, is a lazy-river 3.28 seconds.
The course doesn’t just cover how to lock down your work; it explores how to responsibly share what you’ve created with more open licenses and copyright alternatives like Creative Commons.
When consumers get all riled up over the anticipated new iPhone, investors have to continue with their own journeys. After all, rumors of a new phone mean a decline in sales for the current phone
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
By the end of 2013, the number of charging stations is expected to rise threefold to 5,900 and triple to 15,200 in 2014. With rapid growth, worldwide fast-charging stations could top 199,000 by the end of this decade.