• A Week In, Casey Neistat’s New App Beme Has 1.1M Videos Shared

    A Week In, Casey Neistat’s New App Beme Has 1.1M Videos Shared

    Launched about a week ago, Beme is a new video-sharing app built by viral filmmaker Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, former VP of Engineering at Tumblr and Hacker-in-Residence at betaworks. The duo raised $2.6 million in seed funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and have been working on the project together for about a year. Read More

  • Yelp Drops 14% After Reporting A Profit Miss In Q2 On Stronger-Than-Expected Revenue Of $133.9M

    Yelp Drops 14% After Reporting A Profit Miss In Q2 On Stronger-Than-Expected Revenue Of $133.9M

    Following the bell, Yelp reported its second-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $133.9 million, and a per-share loss of $0.02. The street had expected Yelp to generate a cent in per-share net income, off revenue of $133.48 million. Read More

  • Twitter Pops 4% After Reporting Better-Than-Expected Q2 Revenue And Profit Along With Anemic User Growth

    Twitter Pops 4% After Reporting Better-Than-Expected Q2 Revenue And Profit Along With Anemic User Growth

    Update: Twitter shares fell to flat in after-hours trading, before rebounding mildly to a slimmer gain. Investors are still trying to figure out how to score the quarter, it seems.  Twitter earned an adjusted $0.07 per share on revenue of $502 million in its second quarter, the firm reported today. Investors expected Twitter to earn a mere $0.04 adjusted per-share profit on the back of… Read More

  • Twitter Monthly Active Users Crawl To 316M, Dorsey: “We Are Not Satisfied”

    Twitter Monthly Active Users Crawl To 316M, Dorsey: “We Are Not Satisfied”

    Twitter reported that its monthly active user count has reached 316 million, up a paltry 15 percent compared to the year-ago quarter, and up from 308 million in the preceding quarter. The company indicated that it sees 80 percent of its monthly actives as monthly mobile actives. Its interim CEO, Jack Dorsey, addressed the lack of audience growth by saying this: Our Q2 results show good… Read More

  • Why Tech Needs The Rooney Rule Crunch Network

    Why Tech Needs The Rooney Rule

    Something that you’ve likely never heard uttered is that an industry should look to the National Football League (NFL) for social cues. The league has been scandal-ridden for decades, and has consistently fallen flat in its responses to domestic abuse, cheating, health and wellness and drug scandals. Read More

  • Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons?

    Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons?

    Picking a programming language to learn can be a stressful task. The trendy language at any given time isn’t necessarily one that anyone will care about in a year, much less the one that’ll get you the best gigs. It’s interesting, then, to see what language programmers turn to when they’ve got their pick of the litter — when they’re coding not with some… Read More

  • The Curious Case Of Google’s Emerald Sea

    The Curious Case Of Google’s Emerald Sea

    Is it a Facebook competitor? Is it a social network? Is it a “ghost town?” Is it a failure? These are the questions that have been peppered at Google ever since the Google+ launch in June of 2011. The answer to all of those questions was, and remain, a huge “no.” Doesn’t matter though. Google is starting to back its way out of a muddy mess, particularly when… Read More

  • The Windows 10 Era Is Now

    The Windows 10 Era Is Now

    At some point inside the next 24 hours, Window 10 will “launch” in New Zealand, before spreading out across the globe. To a certain extent. Of course, for the more than 5 million folks currently testing the software, its “launch” is almost a non-event. For the following cycles of individuals and businesses that will get the code over the coming weeks and months, the… Read More

  • Cloud-Based IDE Nitrous Names New CEO As It Starts Going After Professional Developers

    Cloud-Based IDE Nitrous Names New CEO As It Starts Going After Professional Developers

    Nitrous, the cloud-based code editor and integrated development environment that recently raised a $6.65 million funding round, today announced that it has brought on CoreOS and GitHub alum Alex Malinovich as its CEO. Nitrous’ current CEO and co-founder Andrew Solimine is now the company’s VP of product. Read More

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