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  • YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis

    YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis

    Fivetran, a new Y Combinator-backed startup that is launching today, wants to bring spreadsheets into the modern age and make it easier for users to work with messy data and analyze large amounts of information. Most people, for better or worse, use their spreadsheets as databases, and Fivetran acknowledges this by combining SQL-like queries with standard spreadsheet functions and… Read More

  • Google Drive Has A Handy Spreadsheet Autofill Option For Beer Drinkers

    Google Drive Has A Handy Spreadsheet Autofill Option For Beer Drinkers

    Creating Google spreadsheets doesn’t have to be a boring undertaking, especially if you’re a fan of beer. Here’s a fun little autofill option that the Drive team has put into place to help you list out popular beers. Simply type the word “lager” in the A1 cell of the spreadsheet and then “ipa” in the A2 cell. Highlight both, hold the option key (or… Read More

  • YC-Backed Grid Reinvents The Spreadsheet For The Tablet Age

    YC-Backed Grid Reinvents The Spreadsheet For The Tablet Age

    Popular wisdom has it that tablets are great for consuming content but aren’t that useful for creating it. Don’t tell that to Josh Leong, though. His Y Combinator-backed startup, Grid, is based around the idea that a tablet should be a great place for spreadsheets. Indeed, as Leong told me earlier this week, his idea is to reinvent the spreadsheet around touch, all the tools… Read More

  • Finally, You Can Create Spreadsheets On Your iPhone

    Finally, You Can Create Spreadsheets On Your iPhone

    When Apple’s App Store was first announced, many of us envisioned a fleet of applications that would turn the iPhone into a mobile computing powerhouse – any functionality that Apple neglected to include would be quickly introduced by third party developers. Unfortunately, the store has largely failed to deliver on that potential, as developers have shied away from… Read More