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  • Biz Stone on the future of search Crunch Network

    Biz Stone on the future of search

    Chatbots and SMS are becoming the preferred method of how people and businesses communicate with one another, and it’s time that search engines follow suit. Read More

  • Biz Stone throws his weight behind the Polaroid Swing motion photo app

    Biz Stone throws his weight behind the Polaroid Swing motion photo app

    The last couple of decades haven’t been particularly kind to the Polaroid brand. The once mighty king of instant photography (which had a heck of a mid-to-late 70s) declared bankruptcy in 2001 and again in 2008. These days, the brand name is licensed out and mostly shows up third-party products of varying degrees of quality. Polaroid Swing — available now as a download for iOS… Read More

  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as a human-powered search engine

    Calling it an “un-pivot,” Biz Stone is bringing back Jelly, the Q&A app he created in 2013. Launching today, the new and improved Jelly remains close to its roots, but with an added twist. This time, everything is anonymous so you can ask what you really want to know. Referring to the new Jelly an “on-demand search engine,” Stone said that one lesson he learned… Read More

  • Biz Stone “Unpivots” To Revive Q&A App Jelly

    Biz Stone “Unpivots” To Revive Q&A App Jelly

    After a year on hiatus, Biz Stone is restarting active development of the social Q&A app Jelly he originally launched in January 2014. Stone, one of Twitter’s founders, paused Jelly in November 2014 to focus on a whimsical opinion sharing app called Super. “For anyone who remembers Jelly, yes, we took a break but we’re back 100%. Silicon Valley types might call this… Read More

  • Lookup, A Chat App That Connects Retailers And Customers In India, Raises $2.5M

    Lookup, A Chat App That Connects Retailers And Customers In India, Raises $2.5M

    WhatsApp is huge in India. The Facebook-owned messaging service has probably passed 100 million monthly active users in the country — it crossed 70 million in November of last year — and is used by families, merchants, media and more. But WhatsApp isn’t a platform — it will probably never be one — and that leaves opportunities for services that want to offer… Read More

  • Biz Stone’s Jelly Launches Super So You Can Express Your Best, Craziest, Sexiest Opinions

    Biz Stone’s Jelly Launches Super So You Can Express Your Best, Craziest, Sexiest Opinions

    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s Q&A app Jelly didn’t quite blow up, so today he’s launching a much weirder app called Super where you can share colorful statements, opinions and recommendations. It’s a lot like the private beta version of Super I stumbled into and profiled in September, but now everyone on iOS and Android can start yelling in all caps about… Read More

  • Jelly App | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Jelly

    A couple of months ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched an app called Jelly, meant to make asking and answering random questions more fun. So, in a world where we wear out Google with inquiry after inquiry, is there really a place in the world for a Q&A app? This is the question we pose on this week’s episode of Fly Or Die. Welcome. Read More

  • Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Explains The Surprising Goal Of His New Company, Jelly

    Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Explains The Surprising Goal Of His New Company, Jelly

    Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone revealed his top-secret new startup Jelly, a mobile app that enables users to ask short questions of their social network through pictures. For instance, Stone snapped a photo of an art piece in San Francisco, asked his network what it was, and got a few dozen answers. Since this morning’s announcement, there’s been a swirl of confusion and criticism… Read More