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Rumpus, the collaborative toolkit from Oblong Industries, is now available on Webex

In a previous life, John Underkoffler spent his days in Los Angeles as a science adviser on films like Minority Report, dreaming up all of the possible ways men and machines would interact. Now, he de

With $40 million for AuditBoard’s risk and compliance toolkit, LA’s enterprise startups notch another win

Daniel Kim and Jay Lee, the two founders of AuditBoard, a Los Angeles-based provider of a risk and compliance software service for large businesses, grew up middle school friends in Cerritos, Calif. I

One More Thing About That Fancy New Fox News Deck

If the new studio at Fox News, with its <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/10/07/fox-news-and-its-big-ass-touchscreens/">big-ass touchscreens</a>, looks a little bit like Minority Report, that's bec

Oblong Industries: Myopia Is A Real Problem With Startups

The founders of <a target="_blank" href="http://oblong.com/">Oblong Industries</a> said myopia is a real problem in the world of startups today at Disrupt San Francisco 2012. TechCrunch writer and

Oblong Industries: “The UI Is All You Have, The UI Is The Computer”

Our own Josh Constine is speaking to Oblong Industries at TechCrunch Disrupt today, and they're discussing the future of human interface when it comes to technology. Kwindla Kramer and John Underko

Hey Kids, Get Off My Lawn: The Once And Future Visual Programming Environment

When I was a graduate student at the <a href="http://www.media.mit.edu/" target="_blank">MIT Media Lab</a> fifteen years ago, my research group went on a retreat every year with Famous Computer Scie

The Next, Next Thing

Computers have been getting steadily "better" -- faster, smaller, cheaper -- for sixty years. But they get "smarter" -- more capable and more broadly useful -- in discrete leaps, the biggest of which

Oblong Has Built The Future Of Computing. I've Seen It. Used It. It's Beautiful.

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/m.jpg" alt="" title="m" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-317303" />"This is the next Macintosh-level of disruption." Over the past sever

The iPad Is Step 1 In The Future Of Computing. This Is Step 2 (Or 3).

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-159256" title="minorr" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/minorr.png" alt="" width="300" height="245" />In 2008, I attended a meeting in Mad