Editor's Pick It's not all developer drama. Every story has a moral. Here are the seven most important lessons we learned in 2012.
What's the best new open-source project of them all? GitHub's got about 10 good guesses on that subject.
Guest Post Yes, Virginia, you can build a profitable, thriving business on open-source software. Here's how.
Yesterday the news broke that popular Kickstarter project POP, the portable power station, was canceling the product and refunding the full $139,170 it had collected from backers, due to Apple's refusal to license the Lightning charger in a device that includes multiple charging options.
Most of those five billion chips won't be in phones, as tablets, sensors, cameras, light bulbs, refrigerators, and more increasingly get connected to the internet.
Behance is a slick, full-featured site for publishing portfolios and finding inspiration. And now, it's part of Adobe's Creative Cloud.
Facebook had some pretty sweet hacks over the past year. They basically deep-fried a server with phenomenal results. They created a QR code that can be seen from space. And one guy even made a 3D-printed map of Facebook.
Guest Post Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare's network, it seems that hackers love the holidays.
Facebook today made its mobile app install ads infinitely more attractive to app makers who want to pay to increase their downloads.
Treehouse, a learn-to-code-online company, is putting its platform where its mouth is and taking on one of America's toughest towns, economically speaking: Detroit.
Editor's Pick Instagram's new Terms of Service got your neckbeard in a twist? Try these open-source, consumer-friendly alternatives.
Guest Post If you have to choose between someone who "fits" in your startup and someone who is technically excellent, go for the former. Here's why.
If you've always wanted to control your computer with Tom Cruise-like Minority Report gestures, that day is one step closer. And the technology is 200 times more sensitive to motion than Xbox 360's Kinect.
The new API will help developers build a share-to-Cheezburger button in content creation apps ... and help Cheezburger publish more silly cat pictures to a wider audience.
Daniel Burka, Kevin Rose’s longtime co-conspirator from Digg and ill-fated mobile shop Milk, has just joined the team at Google Ventures.
“Very excited to announce our latest Design Partner @GoogleVentures, @dburka!” Rose tweeted.
A Google Ventures spokesperson tells VentureBeat, “Daniel …
Credit-card-sized computer Raspberry Pi now has an app store for games, programs, tools and tutorials.
Aviary's graduating into big-boy territory with a smart new CEO and money-making partnerships.
Guest Post ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure provider, has big ambitions despite not yet having widespread name recognition. The Boston-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company this week announced the launch of a foundation program for the startup community.
The past 12 months have been a coming-to-fruition of a few key endeavors the Mozilla Foundation has been putting its heart and soul into for years.
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