This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want. But were
New York Magazine's Kevin Roose just wrote a story exposing a big threat to a whole host of successful startups. Lately, there's been a rise in a new type of startup: "on demand" startups. Basically they
Facebook Messenger 1) Avoid using Messenger Facebook has drawn the ire of its users by making it nigh-on impossible to not move over to the new Messenger app, which replaces the message functionality the
Going for a run? Commuting to work? Don’t let troublesome headphone cables slow you down. The TOCCs Feather Buds headphones let you enjoy your favorite tunes as you go about your day with total flexibility.
Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo! Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations
Apple’s new futuristic $5 billion headquarters, now under construction in Cupertino, California, bears a serious resemblance to the headquarters of Britain’s top spy agency, GCHQ. Both headquarters look
Remembering those on Flight MH17: Share your photos and tributes with CNN iReport. (CNN) -- A nun, a leading AIDS researcher, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation. The victims
"They shouldn't be [expletive] flying. There's a war going on." "It's smoking." The voice reportedly belongs to Igor Bezler, a commander of the separatist rebels in Ukraine, speaking to Russian officers.
Ongoing research suggests at least two 2,000-year-old corpses had traveled before their deaths. Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their
Four men were sent to hospital in Darwin over the weekend after taking a new drug called Snapchat, showing symptoms of wild aggression and hysteria, prompting Northern Territory police to issue a warning.
iFind is a battery-free item location tag. It helps you ease the pain by saving you the time and frustration of trying to locate your misplaced item. Plus, your brain is also liberated from intense thoughts
By now, you may have heard that the Turing Test, that hallowed old test of machine intelligence proposed by pioneering mathematician Alan Turing in 1950, has been passed. In a contest held this past weekend,
Amid the calls to "lean in" and endless head-scratching over how technology companies can recruit and retain women, the statistics — and their refusal to budge — are sober reminders that tech still has
What happens to your information online? Is it safe? Is it private? The answers depend in part on what services you use. So we set out to help you figure out the answers for yourself. But you may have
Office managers have to keep up with all the activity in an office, the employees, and pretty much everything else about the company — which is not an easy task. Enter Pingboard, a service that seeks become
The first thing you’ll notice about Tile, the crowdfunded lost-item finder that attaches to bags, keys, bikes and more, is that it’s big. I mean, I know the company provided the device’s specs beforehand,
Now you see it, now you don't. That's the logic behind the vanishing spray being used at this year's World Cup in Brazil. If you watched Thursday's opening Brazil-Croatia match, you may have seen it: a
Earlier today, Facebook revealed that ads served on mobile devices will include links to a Facebook Page, social context and sharing options from August 6. This move essentially brings its mobile apps
Plus some cool numbers, like the amount of data traffic organizers expect attendees to generate This infographic comes courtesy of the folks at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, whom
Today’s Samsung announcement probably have tablet enthusiasts running all around. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 look, feel and work great. You can learn all about them in our hands-on posts of
A Conversation With Linus Torvalds, Who Built The World's Most Robust Operating System And Gave It Away For Free
Hello everybody out there using minix - I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones... I'd like to know what features most people want.
Vodafone, one of the world's largest mobile phone groups, has revealed the existence of secret wires that allow government agencies to listen to all conversations on its networks, saying they are widely
A: Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will
TravelInsider's Guide Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit Yosemite National Park. “No temple made with human hands can compare
Despite our numerous differences, humans worldwide seem to have a common and interminable curiosity and affection towards penguins. These cute creatures have been a staple in any nature program, have the
Last year, high school student Michelle Nguyen had all but given up her hope of becoming an engineer. A Senior at Mission High School in San Francisco (which did not offer a computer science class), she
The quantified self and quantified health trends frequently overlap — but few startups are quite as tightly screwed into that sticking place as Cue. Not yet anyway. This San Diego-based startup, which
Something curious was happening in the emergency room. Eight patients had come in within minutes of each other. Almost instantly, the junior resident, two interns and a medical student signed up for all