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  • Famo.Us Demos New Open Source Development Platform

    Famo.us Unveils Widgets To Get More Developers On Board, Integrates With Firebase And Others

    After two-and-a-half years, Famo.us is (almost) ready to make its JavaScript development platform available to the world, and today it’s taking one big step closer to making that a reality. In its effort to create a modern, high-performance replacement for jQuery, the company has integrated with Firebase and will be making available a set of popular widgets for developers to play with. Read More

  • Startup Famo.us Gets A Quick Demo On-Stage At WWDC

    Startup Famo.us Gets A Quick Demo On-Stage At WWDC

    Apple usually shares the spotlight at its WWDC keynote with a few of its developers and partners. Today, the big winner was probably Andreessen Horowitz-backed AI startup Anki, but what also caught our attention was a brief demo of Famo.us, the startup that launched at our Disrupt conference last fall. The demo itself was pretty short. It came during the announcement of OS X Mavericks… Read More

  • Steve Newcomb’s Famo.us Raises $4M To Power Fast, Beautiful Apps In HTML5

    Steve Newcomb’s Famo.us Raises $4M To Power Fast, Beautiful Apps In HTML5

    Famo.us, which offers a JavaScript framework that’s designed to power HTML5 apps that are faster and better-looking than what’s currently possible, has raised $4 million in Series A funding. The round was led by previous investor Javelin Venture Partners, with participation from “one or more” hardware vendors (whose name or names aren’t being shared… Read More

  • Famo.us Reveals More Details About Its HTML5 Turbo-Charger

    Famo.us Reveals More Details About Its HTML5 Turbo-Charger

    Last month as part of our TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield Coverage, we wrote about Famo.us, the company behind a forthcoming HTML5 framework that its developers claim will make it easier to build HTML5 apps that perform as well as native apps. Now the company is revealing more information about how it works and what it can be used for. Read More

  • Famo.Us Presents During Startup Battlefield, Session One

    Famo.us Is A Gaming Engine For 3D Interfaces

    Famo.us, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco and brought to you by the same guy who founded PowerSet (Steve Newcomb), lets developers write fully 3D apps without having to depend on complex programming tricks or compiled apps. It’s a lot like the interfaces you see in Iron Man or Minority Report, and it works on nearly any platform, including desktops, Android, and… Read More