A thread on Hacker News has erupted, with developers claiming that the whole thing was a sham.
Online petitions platform Change.org reached a huge milestone today, when its 50 millionth user registered on the site.
Plaid has raised $2.8 million to continue building its modern API for banking data.
Yodlee Interactive is an ecosystem of financial apps that banks can easily integrate and resell to their customers. The goal is to build the worlds’ greatest developer community around financial services.
Sponsored Post CEO John Duffy talks about how 3Cinteractive helps clients and carriers such as AT&T deal with different platforms to best serve their customers.
“The world is bigger than Google now,” co-founder Brandon Chatreau told me this morning. “And it’s more open.”
Editor’s Pick Android’s market share is a joke, and most tech writers aren’t getting the punchline.
If I can paraphrase a popular Alicia Keys song, this woman is on fire. Marissa Mayer is clearly moving Yahoo back into the center of the Silicon Valley tech conversation.
During the mobile platforms session at Demo Mobile, 5 startups pitched their technology to “build your mobile business on.”
“Please keep your questions focused on Techonomy,” one of the media handlers said.
The most successful crowdfunded project ever continues to gain steam and announce partnerships.
Everyone who’s serious about owning the customer needs their own smartphone platform. Or at least that’s what it’s starting to look like given the recent Amazon smartphone development rumors.
Leading developer of Twitter applications UberMedia is planning to create its own microblogging platform to attract users who have voiced complaints with Twitter, according to multiple sources from a CNN report.
12seconds.tv, which launched two years ago as a service for leaving 12 second-long video status updates (described as a ‘Twitter for video’), announced today that it plans to close up shop on October 22. The service plans to release a download tool for users to backup their videos later this week.
Twitter’s most popular client, Tweetdeck, is set to make a big revenue push this year and says its desktop app has been downloaded 15 million times.
It’s official: MySpace, seeking to defend its status as the leading social network, will open up its platform to third-party developers over the next couple of months.
During Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote today, senior representatives from Microsoft and Amazon came on stage to demonstrate how they’re integrating their services with Platform. Google was nowhere to be seen. Forget the Facebook-Myspace rivalry — could an anti-Google triumvirate be forming?