Balanced, which provides backend payments solutions for online marketplaces, adds $2 million into its seed round after six months of strong momentum.
It's the ultimate rush. You post some hot content, get a few links and a rush of traffic, and, when checking your Google Analytics traffic logs, realize you had some otherworldly traffic: visitors from the International Space Station.
Guest Post What if Siri could help us modulate the emotional tone of our messages? Would it make the world a better place with less conflict and argument, or would it leave piles of unread messages?
Five years ago it was the world's fastest computer running over a million billion calculations per second, but today Los Alamos Lab's Roadrunner supercomputer is being decommissioned.
When developers have to wait more than two hours to see the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, they need a way to release their (creative) energy. Oculus VR gave them one.
Guest Post In this month's startup shootout, Keynote Systems looks at how to deliver high quality visual content without sacrificing performance.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
Ouya's about 10 games ready now and dozens that will be available shortly. By its retail launch in June, the company promises hundreds.
Guest Post Your users expect you apps to work as promised. Critical features of your app, a friends list for example, that fail to render because of any number of issues can result in damaging reviews just as easily as a crash.
Google pledged to not use its arsenal of patent weapons offensively today, taking a stand on open source and patents that is anti-patent troll, pro-competition, and pro-freedom to create, innovate, and code.
Guest Post Most startup employees will shape the direction of the product without understanding how things operate under the hood. Here's how you can break down communication barriers between engineers and everyone else at your company.
Guest Post You've already beaten the odds -- your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
Guest Post Sustainable SEO is all about quality. It’s about truth, genuineness, and “being natural” as opposed to “acting natural,” not increasing rankings but rather improving user experience and building quality relationships.
Starting today, Creative Cloud subscribers (paid tiers only) will get free access to Behance's ProSites, a feature that gives creatives customized online portfolios with cleaned-up URLs and great UIs.
My own company has had the pleasure of analyzing thousands of mobile usability studies, and we've identified four traps that companies fall victim to when transitioning their websites and apps to mobile.
In the week or so since she tweeted a picture of a joking developer that eventually resulted in his firing, her company SendGrid getting DDOS'd, her firing, and a host of sometimes-scary attacks online, she hasn't tweeted or blogged or spoken in public.
Have you noticed that the global internet is slowing down as it experiences its "biggest-ever" attack by hackers flooding the web via distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS)?
Guest Post "'Mobile' is just another way of saying 'how apps should work,' whether they are on my laptop, my tablet, my phone—or for that matter, on my thermostat, my car dashboard, or my refrigerator.
But as one panelist said, "Problems with graphics tend to be solved by Moore's Law, but problems with business models do not."
Twitter and Pinterest aren't just hyper-growth social networks with huge user counts and even huger valuations. They're also two key examples of "DevOps," a relatively new way of building and releasing web apps at increasingly high speed.