In at least six separate federal cases, Google is waging a quiet war against the U.S. government. It’s taking the FBI to task over warrants demanding it hand over the contents of Gmail data stored overseas.
At its core, Zwift is indoor cycling software. But layered on top of its functionality is a community that in the two years the company has been operating has grown in both scale and sheer strength. At
Why Is This Important? Because losing cell signal is infuriating. Long Story Short The Beartooth is a new solution to spotty cell service. It allows you to create your own network so you can text and with
Mobile analytics startup Amplitude has raised $9 million in Series A funding. When we wrote about Amplitude last year, we noted that it’s trying to undercut competitors like Mixpanel with lower prices
With questions swirling over who may end up buying Nokia’s mapping division Here, a startup trying to disrupt it and other big boys like Google has raised some major funding. Mapbox, a developer of customizable
Whether you’re a avid hiker or a 4×4 off-roading enthusiast, you’ll want to take a look at Natural Atlas. Launched today, the site offers highly detailed maps that point out trails, campsites and water
The algorithmic logo design startup Tailor Brands has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Disruptive Fund and various angel investors. We first wrote about the beta launch of Tailor Brands at Disrupt
Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation. Launching a great product can be like sending a rocket into outer space.
The revolution will not be televised but it will be tweeted, instant messaged or, in the case of Hong Kong, broadcast on mesh networks like FireChat. FireChat -- an 'off-the-grid' smartphone app -- emerged
Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.
Most telecommunications companies don’t like the idea of a free Internet, generally preferring that we all continue paying for access through fiber and cables. But a few in the industry know that can’t
Right now, selecting apps from the mobile app stores is a bit of a crap shoot. All people really have to rely on are the claims of the app maker and the user reviews. Both both are deeply flawed and subjective.
We see a ton of ugly, unreadable press releases come through our inboxes at The Next Web, so the new Tiny Pitch PR service from Pitch Engine has potential. To get started, Tiny Pitch has you send your
As an important part of your Tumblr marketing, an influencer partnership should benefit both the influencer and your company in order to be a successful campaign and ideally, a long-term relationship.
Erik Torenberg is Product Hunt’s first hire. This article originally appeared on the CMX Hub. I’ve been thinking about building online and offline communities for the past few years. Community is at the
78-button Google TV remote is an example of what not to do The New York Times has published a rare look inside Apple's secretive training program known as "Apple University." New recruits are encouraged
Check-ins are out. Recommendations are in. The new Foursquare is finally here. Today Foursquare relaunched its self-titled app and marked the end of a confusing, yet inevitable transition which saw the
InVision, the design-focused prototyping tool, has today closed a $21 million Series B round, with participation from existing investors including Tiger Global Management (who led the round), as well FirstMark
After five years of gamifying location-based sharing, Foursquare is today making its biggest change to date. Everyone, please meet the new Foursquare, a recommendations app that has nothing to do with
Twelve new companies just hit the NY tech scene during today’s DreamIt Demo Day in midtown Manhattan. Ranging from a location-based messaging app, a cloud-based hotel management system and a service that
Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign and