Shawn Fanning

Helium launches $51M-funded ‘LongFi’ IoT alternative to cellular

With 200X the range of Wi-Fi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missi

Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down

It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the shuttering of Klout earlier this year, now Path, the one-time rival to Facebook, is closi

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound. What if you could slap a wireless charging case on you

Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club

For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server. Each were former members of the elite hacking

Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning Hint At The Future Of Airtime [TCTV]

As of today's launch <a href="">Airtime is a one-on-one video chat network</a>, but what about tomorrow? Co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning

Startup Launch As Celebrity Bonanza: Airtime’s Ritzy, Glitzy, Glitchy Debut

Once upon a time, a humble click of a button could send a web service live. A couple of e-mails out or a post on a message board might be sufficient to draw the interest of a few early adopters. N

Airtime Launches A Video Chat Network That’s The New Place To Hangout Online

Ready your arsenal of funny viral videos, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have just launched their video chat and sharing network <a target="_blank" href="">Airtime</a>. Built on

Face To Face: How Airtime Will Re-Humanize The Internet

One minute into using <a target="_blank" href="">Airtime</a> I was laughing with someone I'd never met. That's something special when despite all the asynchronous connection, the In

Sean Parker’s Stealth Video Startup Airtime Ready For Launch At June 5th Press Event

<a href="">Airtime</a> looks to be finally ready for takeoff, as Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning's stealth video startup <a href="">just put up a blog sta

Sean Parker And Shawn Fanning’s New Social Video Startup Airtime Staffs Up For Launch

A few weeks ago at SXSW, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning <a href="">briefly mentioned<

Social Gaming Startup Diversion Raises Funding From Eric Schmidt, Michael Eisner, Others

<a href="">Diversion</a>, a Los Angeles-based social gaming studio backed by <a href="">Shawn Fanning</a> and <a href="http://www.crun

Shawn Fanning And Sean Parker Are Back With An Ambitious New Project; Investors Abound

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Dave Morin on Why Smaller Networks Are Better and Photo Apps Aren't Last Week's News (TCTV)

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Shawn Fanning’s Supyo, Inc Gets $200K In Funding

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Napster Dude Working On WoW Social Networking Site

Back when pirating music was in vogue, a guy named Shawn Fanning made a little program called Napster. It enabled P2P file sharing and piracy to skyrocket in less than a year. So after Shawn sold Naps