• Why The Cloud Isn’t Going Anywhere

    Why The Cloud Isn’t Going Anywhere

    So goes the seemingly endless parade of headlines that present the ways in which cloud and online computing has betrayed us: NSA snooping inside the cloud; security breaches like Apple’s iCloud; foreign espionage/cyber attacks; OpenSSL/Heartbleed; Shellshock Bashbug; SSL/POODLE; Dropbox passwords. Read More

  • IncuBus Accellerator On A Double Decker Bus

    IncuBus — The Tech Startup Incubator Based On A Double-Decker London Bus

    IncuBusLDN is literally an incubator and co-working space on wheels, based on a renovated, red ‘double decker’ London bus, parked close to the ‘Tech City’ tech startup cluster in East London. The bus features a ‘Confession Booth’ – a two person meeting booth, for video conferences; the top deck co-working space with a view; and fast broadband. Aiming… Read More

  • Now A Father, Hot Or Not Founder Returns With Cakey, A YouTube App For Kids

    Now A Father, Hot Or Not Founder Returns With Cakey, A YouTube App For Kids

    Hot or Not founder James Hong has come a long way since building a site that helped people rank the attractiveness of others, ultimately paving the path for speed dating apps like Tinder. Today a father of three, Hong now has a different set of priorities. One of those was keeping his kids safe from the unsuitable, adult-oriented content that fills YouTube. To fix the problem for himself and… Read More

  • Prizm Plays Music You Like To Transform Your Living Room Into Your Favorite Coffee Shop

    Prizm Plays Music You Like To Transform Your Living Room Into Your Favorite Coffee Shop

    Remember the last time you went to the same coffee shop or bar because the staff tends to play music you like and you don’t have to pick the next song? Prizm is a neat little pyramid add-on for your sound system to transform your living room into this coffee shop you like. The French startup is just beginning the last week of its Kickstarter campaign of its $129 smart music player for… Read More

  • MovieGlu Brings TV Guide-Style Listings To Movie Showtimes

    MovieGlu Brings TV Guide-Style Listings To Movie Showtimes

    There’s no shortage of places to go online to search for local movie showtimes to get your cinema fix. But, arguably, when it comes to the way search results are displayed, the majority of sites and apps appear to take their UI inspiration from newspaper movie listings of yesteryear, employing a simple list view. Or so says U.K. startup MovieGlu. Read More

  • Assembly Raises $2.9M From USV For Its Community-Led Software Development Platform

    Assembly Raises $2.9M From USV For Its Community-Led Software Development Platform

    Assembly has created a platform upon which developers, designers, and engineers can come together to work on projects in an open, collaborative setting. As it seeks to grow, the company has raised $2.9 million in funding led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Thrive Capital, Box Group, Collaborative Fund, and a number of angels. Read More

  • Amazon Moves Closer To A Free, Ad-Supported Video Service

    Amazon Moves Closer To A Free, Ad-Supported Video Service

    Amazon has been gaining ground on Netflix as the most popular video streaming service in the U.S., and now it is planning something that could see it overtake its rival. According to a report in the New York Post, the e-commerce giant is preparing a free video service. Supported by advertising, it would sit alongside – not replace — the company’s existing video… Read More

  • Aereo Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • The Guys Behind Maniac Mansion And Monkey Island Are Making A Brand New LucasArts-Style Game

    The Guys Behind Maniac Mansion And Monkey Island Are Making A Brand New LucasArts-Style Game

    Did you ever play Maniac Mansion? Of course you did. Because if you hadn’t, the geek police (a real thing) would have already taken away your geek card (also real.) Like pretty much anything Lucasfilm Games (RIP) released throughout the 80s and 90s, Maniac Mansion is just one of those games you have to play. Seriously, go bootleg it if you have to. Maniac Mansion creators Ron Gilbert… Read More

  • Surprise! Bananas Do Not Make A Great 3D Printing Material

    Surprise! Bananas Do Not Make A Great 3D Printing Material

    THIS PRINT IS BANANAS. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. THIS PRINT IS BA — okay fine I’m done. But for real, the kind of horrifying, fleshy-lookin’ 3D printed shape you see below is quite literally bananas. Pureed bananas, mixed with a bit o’ potato starch for the sake of holding things together. As the latest experiment by the guys over at 3digitalcooks (a blog that focuses heavily on… Read More

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