How Product Hunt Hopes To Avoid The Pitfalls That Wounded Quora And Buried Digg

When Ashwinn Krishnaswamy and two of his buddies were living with their parents and working out of a basement in the suburbs of Philadelphia, they had only their development skills, a solid sense of p

Q&A Startup Quora Unifies Its Design Across Devices And Launches An iPad App

Quora wants to be the place where people share their knowledge with the world, and that means being on all the devices that people around the world use. Today the company is finally making its Q&A

Foursquare, Quora, Path: What Becomes Of The Underachievers?

Foursquare, Quora, Path. Each is (or was) a Valley darling; each has millions of loyal users; each has raised more than $50 million, albeit nontraditionally, and been valued at $400 million or more --

Fixit Site Fixya Launches Services For Small Businesses And Companies

Fixya, the site that gives do-it-yourselfers tips for fixing broken stuff, is launching a new service aimed at connecting local repair shops and service providers with people in need of assistance. &#

Quora Wants To Stay Independent, Raises $80M Series C From Tiger Global At ~$900M Valuation

Startups get acquired and shut down. That threat could scare people out of writing deep answers on Quora's Q&A site. So it's just raised an $80 million Series C because "We specifically want to st

Quora Signals It’s Favoring Search Ads For Eventual Monetization, Launches Author Stats Tool

30% to 40% of Quora's traffic comes from people searching for specific things, so it tells me it's likely that search ads that leverage intent will be how it eventually monetizes its Q&A service.

Before & After iOS 7: How Your Favorite Apps Are Changing

Flat. With one word, Apple didn't just change its look on mobile, but mandated an industry-wide face-lift. With iOS 7's launch later today, chrome, navigation buttons, and textured title bars are gett

Growth Product Manager Erin Teague Leaves Path For Quora

Erin Teague, a product manager for growth at Path, is leaving for the same position at Quora, as first reported by AllThingsD's Liz Gannes. At Quora, Teague replaces Andrew Johns, who left in July

Quora Brings Full-Text Search To Mobile To Unlock FAQ&As For Any Keyword

Quora's library of knowledge has been trapped behind inadequate topic search, but now any keyword generates a list of frequently asked questions and answers about the subject thanks to today's launch

Quora Grew More Than 3X Across All Metrics In The Past Year

Quora famously doesn't share its growth numbers. Due to this furtiveness, many people speculate that it is not growing. On Quora even: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/Quora-company/Has-

Quora Snags John Hegeman From Facebook To Lead Its Engineering Efforts

We've just gotten word that Facebook's Director of Engineering for Ads, John Hegeman, will be moving to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com">Quora</a> to lead the Quora engineering team. Whi

HealthTap’s Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers

When you have a health question, what do you do? Likelihood is that you either search Google for the answer, WebMD, try to call your doctor, or set up an appointment. For most people, the latter two o

With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video]

The online question-and-answer market has had a lot of different iterations over the years, starting out first with sites focused on everyday, practical knowledge and trivia and later expanding -- by

Quora Launches Blogging Platform With Mobile Text Editor To Give Every Author A Built-In Audience

The Internet is full of experts with no one reading their insights. It takes a lot of work to build a following. So today Quora launches a <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.quora.com/Introducing-Bl

Quora Plans To Expand Beyond Q&A, Hints Blogging Platform Could Give Anyone An Audience

"Today Quora is largely questions and answers, but that is not the ideal format for all knowledge. Other formats will gradually be added as we scale up", Quora co-founder Adam D'Angelo wrote <a target

Responsa Is Disqus For Company FAQs

<a target="_blank" href="https://goresponsa.com/en">Responsa</a> is a tool for adding interactive FAQs (frequently asked questions) to your company website through an embedded widget. That sounded

AMAs, A2As, And The Growth Of Tech-Enabled Political Discourse

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>Jon Bischke is a founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.entelo.com/">Entelo</a> and is an advisor to several startups. </em><em>In the interest of full

Quora Arrives on Android, Complete With Voice Search, Widgets And A Deep Search Integration

After a long wait, Quora just arrived on Android today. The knowledge-sharing site from Facebook's first chief technology officer Adam D'Angelo and early Facebooker Charlie Cheever sees about a quarte

Bing Now Surfaces Quora Answers In Its Social Sidebar

Microsoft and Quora <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2012/08/22/quora.aspx">just</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/blog/Bing-Surfaces-

Quora Is On A Quest For Users With Its New Embeddable Quotes

It's a shame <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/">Quora</a> doesn't get more traffic considering how fun and informative it is. So to raise awareness, today <a target="_blank" href="http://
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