• Lynxsy Launches A Mobile Recruitment App For Job Hunters

    Lynxsy Launches A Mobile Recruitment App For Job Hunters

    With planned layoffs sinking to a 14-year low and employment surging, the job market in America seems to have finally crawled back from the darkest days of the Great Recession. And as the jobs market heats up, a whole host of apps have launched with new ways to help recent grads and current employees find the perfect job. One tool that recently launched from the Techstars Accelerator program… Read More

  • Platforms Triumphed While Content Wasn’t Even Looking

    Platforms Triumphed While Content Wasn’t Even Looking

    Microsoft is buying Mojang (makers of Minecraft) for 2.5 billion dollars. That’s really impressive when you consider that Mojang has been around for only a few years. The deal is one more step in a recent triumph of platform companies – a triumph of recognizing that what people really want is to contribute and participate, not merely consume. YouTube. Twitter. Facebook. Now Minecraft. Read More

  • Netflix’s Exclusive Content Push Continues With A Foray Into Film

    Netflix’s Exclusive Content Push Continues With A Foray Into Film

    Over the last few days, Netflix has announced a couple of deals that will bring a series of films to its streaming video platform over the coming years. The partnerships represent a new form of “exclusive” content for Netflix, and what could be seen as a new outlet for film production studios. But they probably won’t change the industry as a whole, at least not in the short term. Read More

  • Expert Witness For Silk Road Suggests FBI Lied About How They Accessed Back-End Servers

    Expert Witness For Silk Road Suggests FBI Lied About How They Accessed Back-End Servers

    According to a court document released today, expert witness Joshua J. Horowitz, a lawyer and tech expert, believes the FBI is not telling the whole truth when it comes to how they found the back-end server owned by the alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht. In the document, reproduced below, Horowitz says that his “practice is concentrated on criminal defense matters that… Read More

  • Selfinception: Frontback Adds Selfie Comments

    Selfinception: Frontback Adds Selfie Comments

    All your selfies are belong us. Popular photo-sharing app Frontback just received a major update. You will now be able to leave comments on a Frontback post — but not just text comments. With Frontback React, you take a selfie of your reaction and adds a few words. It’s perfectly in line with the deeply personal soul of the app. While I very irregularly post to Frontback, I open… Read More

  • Will Tesla Finally Unveil An Insane Model S Supercar?

    Will Tesla Finally Unveil An Insane Model S Supercar?

    What would happen if Tesla added a second powertrain to the Model S? If the car had two electric motors and the batteries needed to power everything properly? If the drag coefficient was improved, making the already sleek Model S even more slippery? If the chassis was tuned for improved performance and sticky tires added? Tesla would have a supercar on its hands. A person can dream, but… Read More

  • Evernote Unveils Evernote Context, An AI Play That Surfaces Content From Outside Sources As You Write

    Evernote Unveils Evernote Context, An AI Play That Surfaces Content From Outside Sources As You Write

    Today, Evernote — the note-taking and storage app now with 100 million users — announced one of its latest and biggest steps forward in its bid to develop services that will not just keep people using its app to store notes and thoughts regularly, but to use it for ever more purposes: it’s launching Evernote Context — an AI play that will see it surfacing and… Read More

  • Evernote Launches New Web Client

    Evernote Launches New Web Client

    The Evernote web client is about to get a big refresh, CEO Phil Libin announced during his keynote at today’s EC4 conference. Read More

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