• Peter Molyneux’s Godus Game Can Make You A Mobile Deity On iOS Right Now

    Peter Molyneux’s Godus Game Can Make You A Mobile Deity On iOS Right Now

    Wacky game creator Peter Molyneux took to Kickstarter to fund the development of Godus, a god sim and Populous spiritual successor designed for mobile back in 2012. Now, after an early access launch late last year, it’s finally available to all for free on the App Store. The iPhone and iPad-optimized game lets you experience the joy of creation and the enthralling sting of destruction as… Read More

  • Remote Control Your Friends With Video App Sup

    Remote Control Your Friends With Video App Sup

    “It makes what’s on Snapchat look old”. That’s the glowing review one teen gave Sup, a new app that lets you video stream your life to a friend 10-seconds at a time. But the hook is that they tell you what direction to turn or walk, morphing you into a video game they’re playing. Built by the fled founders of Yahoo acquisitions Stamped and Milewise, and backed… Read More

  • Brazil’s Movile Raises $55 Million To Bring Universal Delivery Services To Latin America

    Brazil’s Movile Raises $55 Million To Bring Universal Delivery Services To Latin America

    The experiment with e-commerce and delivery services that’s taking hold in the U.S. actually may see more traction in emerging markets, where big retailers had struggled because of infrastructure and logistics issues. Latin American and Asian e-commerce players are angling to become the dominant players in retail with same-day delivery for goods and services that were traditionally sold… Read More

  • This Guy Tracks Everything About Himself And Puts It Up Online For Everyone To See

    This Guy Tracks Everything About Himself And Puts It Up Online For Everyone To See

    Software developer and designer Anand Sharma started tracking everything about himself in March, including how many steps he takes in a day, the distance traveled, how he traveled there (bike, walking, plane, etc) and even how many GitHub commits or Instagram uploads he’s made throughout the day. The idea seems to have been bubbling for a while. Sharma left his job as the design director… Read More

  • Stratasys Sales Surged This Quarter Thanks To The Power Of Home 3D Printing

    Stratasys Sales Surged This Quarter Thanks To The Power Of Home 3D Printing

    Stratasys announced some impressive second quarter numbers today, noting that the company saw $178.46 million in revenue this quarter compared to $156.61 million last quarter. Profit also rose from $18 million last year to $27.99 million this year. That’s huge. To what does Stratasys owe this pleasure? Makerbot. After buying the company for $403 million last year, the high-end 3D… Read More

  • Following Its May Financing, Teachers Pay Teachers Names Former Etsy Exec As CEO

    Following Its May Financing, Teachers Pay Teachers Names Former Etsy Exec As CEO

    On the heels of a rumored-to-be-massive May round of financing, Teachers Pay Teachers, the online marketplace for teaching tools created by educators, has named former Etsy Chief Operating Officer and Googler Adam Freed as its new chief executive. The New York-based company gives educators a platform to sell anything from lesson plans to classroom supplies to class projects, and has a… Read More

  • LegalSifter Helps Designers And Developers Read Their Contracts

    LegalSifter Helps Designers And Developers Read Their Contracts

    If you are a freelancer, chances are you have to deal with quite a few legal documents when you get hired for a new project. But while it’s great to get to that stage, getting a lawyer involved to go over a $3,000 contract isn’t exactly cost effective. Read More

  • Sproutling Opens Pre-Orders For Wearable Baby Monitor That Makes Your Life Less Stressful

    Sproutling Opens Pre-Orders For Wearable Baby Monitor That Makes Your Life Less Stressful

    Calling itself the “world’s smartest baby monitor” Sproutling is launching its pre-order campaign today for its baby wearable monitor that learns and predict a baby’s unique sleep patterns, mood and room conditions to provide personalized insights for parents via an iOS app. Read More

  • Squishy, Lego-Like Blocks Could Build The Robots Of The Future

    Squishy, Lego-Like Blocks Could Build The Robots Of The Future

    Imagine a biomimetic robot that can inflate itself, bend at odd angles, and channel liquids through itself in any direction. That’s what scientists at Harvard University have created. By using squishy little Lego blocks with channels built-in, a team at Harvard has created robots can move like slugs or snakes. For example, when you close the channels the robots expand and move and when… Read More

  • Two Tap Raises $2.7M Seed Round For Its “Shopping Cart For The Entire Internet”

    Two Tap Raises $2.7M Seed Round For Its “Shopping Cart For The Entire Internet”

    Two Tap, a Y Combinator-backed startup that aims to become the “shopping cart of the entire Internet,” today announced that it has raised a $2.7 million seed round from the likes of Khosla Ventures, SV Angel, former Visa CEO Joseph Saunders, Ryan Petersen, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Posterous co-founder Gary Tan, in addition to We Funder, Transmedia Capital and… Read More