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.
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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.
The funding for this high-fashion marketplace is an extension of the previous Series A round rather than an entirely new Series B round and will go towards internationalisation, with a launch in Germany planned for the beginning of September.
Digital Fortress, a US-based software developer with Russian roots, has rolled out its inaugural mobile app, an English-language instant messenger named Telegram. The app is now available on iTunes.
The new Flickr app for iOS not only gives you a handful of sweet new filters, it also lets you customize the filters and make them all your own. And it features something the Flickr team calls a “Live Preview.”
Guest Post Open source ideals are already spreading in governments throughout the world, with good reason. A global network of developers is motivated to help.
Nearly 10 percent of students fry their phones in a “party foul” situation. And 8 percent of all students say they’re too blackout drunk to remember exactly how their expensive, shiny smartphones got bricked, lost, cracked, or stolen.
Guest Post Intel may have dominated the data center since the 1990s, but after more than a decade, the battle for the server silicon and control of the data center is about to re-ignite again.
“A computer program is not a patentable invention.” Time to bust out the champagne, neckbeards! Wait, you guys have champagne, right?
With this launch, WordPress shows once again that it’s a full-fledged platform, making companies like Storify look like single-feature apps by comparison.
Guest Post Know the stack. Know the algorithms. Talk it out. Dirty up that whiteboard. Then shake hands and walk out the door with confidence; you nailed it. And don’t forget your jacket.
Between 2011 and 2012, Google’s mobile ad revenue share grew by 14 percent. From that figure down to one percent between 2012 and 2013 is a long, steep tumble.
Guest Post You need technical skills to build a product, but you can also use them to grow your business quickly and make connections more easily. Here’s how.
Guest Post What if we could increase productivity and stave the capital flight by helping life sciences startups build their companies more efficiently?
Greentech is the head and tail of today’s funding news, with an energy efficiency company completing a huge $17 million round and a clean energy startup taking a small debt round.
This is massively convenient and tons of fun for the billion-plus users of Facebook. For entrepreneurs who’ve built photo-sharing apps, not so much. Let the carnage begin!
Editor’s Pick Startup culture be damned: There is no shame in being an employee. If you don’t meet these key criteria, you might want to wait a couple years before quitting that job to be a founder.
“OpenBEL represents an amazing opportunity for openness and collaboration to advance science, and we’re happy to impart our knowledge… to leaders in the life sciences industry,” said the Linux Foundation’s executive director
Editor’s Pick In spite of Ballmer’s financial successes at Microsoft, haters are hating hard, both in the blogosphere and in the public markets. “Ballmer Peak” this week is a 10 percent stock jump.
We understand the logic of ditching what’s not working to focus on what’s definitely working, but still. We liked the personal touch of sending someone a bottle of champagne or a flower-growing kit.
But we’re indulging in a little wishful thinking (it is Friday, after all) by imagining a Microsoft with an unconventional woman at the helm.
GroupTalent’s feature set doesn’t exactly duplicate the Work for Pie résumé. Rather, it matches technical talent with jobs. GroupTalent will not be using any of the Work for Pie tech or product.
Ballmer wasn’t a perfect CEO. But that one moment — the hilarious, uncalculated moment of unbridled developer-worship — that makes me love the guy.
Nissan’s latest electric masterwork is built for speed — and who better to help develop it than a former gamer?
Yachtico sells itself as the “Airbnb of boat rentals,” and it’s ready to take on the U.S. market of leisure travelers and online rental enthusiasts.
Flight attendants will start using the new phones on August 26. At that point, fliers will start getting emailed receipts rather than physical ones. Delta also says the transactions will become a lot faster.
Singly’s all-star team has been quitely brewing up a batch of technological voodoo. And Appcelerator is just the team to take it to market.
Eighty-one percent of iOS apps use it, as do 62 percent of Android apps. Facebook is winning the war for your online identity, hands down.
If an app or game wants to post to your wall, ask for your location, or post things to your friends, it has to get specific consent from you first, directly from your phone.
I hope that by the time I retire, I won’t have to write this kind of crap anymore.
Guest Post Bryony Cole is Yammer’s head of community and thought leadership.
Guest Post After more than twenty years of working in politics, I’ve had to deal with more than my share of “what were they thinking?” moments. Here’s how I have learned how to avoid them.
Editor’s Pick Coffee. Water. Bread. Housing. We’ve priced everyone else out of the kinds of things our pioneer forebears made themselves and considered basic necessities or small comforts.
Women, wymyn, wimmin — however you want to spell it, the tech world has scores of female leaders we can look up to, not just the most headline-making two or three.
TorrentFreak (a publication that covers Pirate Bay, MegaUpload, media copyright, and other issues surrounding P2P file sharing) is being taken to task by Comcast. The reason: TorrentFreak sourced and published public court documents.