WWDC 2012: Apple keynote liveblog

Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off today with a keynote address from CEO Tim Cook and company. This year, Apple is expected to make announcements about  iOS 6, Mountain Lion, iCloud, and fresh Mac and MacBook hardware. (Check out our full round-up of predictions.)

Kickstarter failures revealed! (infographic)

I recently came across Dan Misener’s article “Kickstarter hides failure,” where he talked about how crowdfunding site Kickstarter makes it difficult for you to see/find failed projects. They intentionally prevent failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines (through “noindex” robot meta tags).

How to hire and get hired by video

Video might have “killed the radio star” with the birth of MTV in 1981, but now video is an expanding part of our everyday lives. Online video especially has grown and developed since the birth of YouTube in 2005, making sharing videos easier than ever. Online video might conjure moving images of cats jumping into boxes or toddlers saying precocious things, but it’s much more than that. Used well, online video can be a great tool in the employment process.

Debt vs. equity: Which is right for your startup?

It takes money to make money. Deciding where to find the first funds to get a startup off the ground is one of the most important decisions an entrepreneur has to make. We asked 12 startup founders what  advice they would give an early-stage entrepreneur who’s considering debt vs. equity. (Share your own thoughts in the comments.)