• Eve Raises $2.3M To Rethink Programming

    Eve Raises $2.3M To Rethink Programming

    While everybody in the tech industry seems to be trying to make programming easier to pick up, most of the efforts that have popped up either repackage the concepts found in existing languages or boil down the logic programmers use to the point where you don’t learn skills that are directly applicable to actual software development. Read More

  • LinkedIn Flexes Its Search Engine Muscle, Adds College-Finding Tools For Students

    LinkedIn Flexes Its Search Engine Muscle, Adds College-Finding Tools For Students

    Last year, LinkedIn widened the net for potential users when it started to allow high schoolers to join its social network for professionals, and today it’s launching a clutch of features that it hopes will get them to stick around a while longer: three new tools — Decision Boards, University Outcome Rankings and University Finder — focus on college-bound students who… Read More

  • Apple’s iPad Update Plans Could Put Gold First And Offer 12.9″ Model For 2015

    Apple’s iPad Update Plans Could Put Gold First And Offer 12.9″ Model For 2015

    Apple could add gold to the menu for the next version of the 9.7-inch iPad Air, according to Bloomberg, and then introduce a 12.9-inch version of its tablet next year. This is in line with rumors we’ve heard from Bloomberg before, which pegged a large-screen iPad as being added to the lineup back in August. But the note regarding the color update for the new iPad is interesting in that… Read More

  • To-Do App Wunderlist Links Up With Dropbox, Its First Integration

    To-Do App Wunderlist Links Up With Dropbox, Its First Integration

    Wunderlist, the task management app with 9 million+ users, is adding a new feature to its web and mobile service: from today you will be able to link and access Dropbox documents through the app. Dropbox will be live first on Wunderlist’s web app and Android app, with the feature coming up in the iOS coming any day now. This is Wunderlist’s first full integration with a… Read More

  • PopKey’s Animated GIF Keyboard For iOS 8 Is The One You Should Be Using

    PopKey’s Animated GIF Keyboard For iOS 8 Is The One You Should Be Using

    Apple is now accepting keyboards that go beyond just offering different ways to type text – it appears to have opened the doors for graphical keyboards, too. Riffsy already showed us an animated GIF keyboard that makes it easy to communicate via reaction GIFs, but PopKey is another startup that came up with the same idea at the same time, and their offering is now available, too. Read More

  • Commercial Drones Are Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

    Commercial Drones Are Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

    When Jeff Bezos talked about delivering your Amazon packages by drone last year on 60 minutes, it seemed like a grand publicity stunt designed to get his company some attention, but the fact is we are not that far away from seeing widespread use of commercial drones –including package delivery and much more. Over the coming decade, drones will very likely become commonplace. Today, when… Read More

  • JibJab Jumps Into Selfie Gifs With New Messaging App

    JibJab Jumps Into Selfie Gifs With New Messaging App

    Many hours have been spent on JibJab creating wacky e-cards for my friends and family throughout the years. I’ve “elfed myself,” sent my dad a pic of his face on every member of a five member mariachi band for his birthday and made many other laughable moments with this site. The company is stepping into the mobile realm today with a new messaging app for creating… Read More

  • StackEngine Emerges From Stealth, Adds Operational Layer To Docker

    StackEngine Emerges From Stealth, Adds Operational Layer To Docker

    StackEngine, a startup out of Austin, TX, emerged from stealth today with $1M in seed funding and a product that gives operations and IT staff a way to manage Docker containers, providing the operations side of the house some control over Docker instances. Docker’s rapidly growing popularity didn’t escape the attention of company founders Bob Quillin and Eric Anderson, both of… Read More

  • Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations

    Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations

    Google has been warned it needs to rein in its user profiling activities in Germany because its current practice of joining the dots across multiple services is in violation of local privacy laws. Read More