A lot of things were said in 2012, but few of them were as funny, interesting, or profound as the quotes from these tech luminaries.
With outlandish lawsuits, a botched IPO, and a detailed social record of historic world events, 2012 will be remembered as a year of extreme highs and lows in social media. Here are the top 10 social stories that defined the year.
Legal proceedings tend to be pretty dull, but the one filed against Color yesterday is a major exception.
A notice on Color’s website confirms what we’ve known for weeks: The company and its photo-sharing app are dead, dead, dead.
With accusations of threats and intimidation, the Color story is getting more and more interesting by the day.
Guest Post Color’s patents may not be as valuable as the company hopes.
Guest Post It’s appalling what passes for “successful entrepreneurship” in the press or the Valley, but it’s not their fault.
Editor’s Pick What’s going on at Color? No one, not even Color itself, seems to know.
After a $40M fundraise last year, Color may be closing up shop.
Forty-one million dollars in funding should be a blessing. For troubled Silicon Valley startup Color, which launched with a bang a year-and-a-half ago, the substantial investment seems to have been more of curse.
Guest Post In the past week, two high-profile mobile apps were effectively shut down and acquired – Hipster by Aol and Oink by Google. Both had big PR buildups, rave reviews from the tech press, and strong usage from the digerati.
What if you could walk past people and know who they were, or find out if you have a mutual friend without having to introduce yourself? An app for that launches today.
The past year in technology was pretty wild.
Color was once an iPhone app for sharing photos with people near you. Now, founder Bill Nguyen says it’s a Facebook app for sharing photos and video.
DJ Patil, the former chief product officer of photo-sharing startup Color, announced today that he is joining LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman at venture capital firm Greylock Partners.
He has $1 million in the bank, a promising new company and a rolodex that makes Silicon Valley swoon.
Remember Color? Back in March, the mobile startup caused a stir when it raised $41 million — an awfully big funding for a mobile app. Since then, little has emerged from the company beyond a handwritten note on the company’s Palo Alto headquarters.
It looks like mobile photo- and video-sharing startup Color has lost one of its seven co-founders: Peter Pham, the company’s president.
Not that this comes as any surprise, but it appears that Facebook is working on a photo sharing iPhone app of its own, which would help the company tap into the mobile photo craze while adding to the 6 billion photos that already get uploaded to the social network every month.