The startup redemption of Famous

"It might shock you, but I let go of pretty much everybody. When we went from 34 employees to 4, everyone was sh*tting Twinkies. Everyone was scared to death." For Steve Newcomb, the founder and CEO o

$30M Later, Struggling JavaScript Platform Famo.us Pivots

Famo.us' 15 minutes of open source fame have come to an end. JavaScript rendering engine Famo.us has pivoted out of its hardcore open sourced engineering platform which had raised over $31 million. It

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 eff

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 <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/06/10/anki-debuts-at-wwdc-with

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

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.famo.us/">Famo.us</a>, which offers a JavaScript framework that's designed to power HTML5 apps that are faster and better-looking than what's currently possible, ha

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

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/10/famo-us-is-a-gaming-engine-for-3d-interfaces/">Last month</a> as part of our TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield Coverage, we wrote about <a target="_blank" href=

Here Are The TechCrunch Disrupt SF Battlefield Startups From Day 1

Day One of Disrupt SF is officially over, and what a day it's been. We kicked things off this morning with Bill Campbell and Ben Horowitz, who were followed by Jack Dorsey, Brian Lee and Jessica Alba,

Famo.us Is A Gaming Engine For 3D Interfaces

<a target="_blank" href="http://famo.us/">Famo.us</a>, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco and brought to you by the same guy who founded <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchb