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The Fallacy Of Android-First

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dave Feldman is the co-founder of Emu. Previously he was Entrepreneur in Residence for CrunchFund, led the 2011 redesign of TechCrunch, and managed the design team for Yahoo! Messenger. Emu for iPhone is available now.</i><p>In late 2012, we decided to launch Emu on Android first. It went …

A $5.5 Million Bet on a Better Way to Learn Coding | Inc.com

The courses at Flatiron (which is actually located in the New York's Financial District, after growing out of its small original space on East 26th Street) are designed to teach a full range of technical and creative-thinking skills in either iOS app development, or the programming language Ruby on …

Citi Bike NYC Pretty Much Crushing It

Consumer data released by Citi Bike NYC might help New Yorkers plan their most efficient commutes yet.<p>In honor of reaching 100,000 annual members—who've already taken 7 million spins about town—the bike-share operation released eight months of trip history on March 31 for use by statisticians, …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I tend to get …

Egomotion Raises $750K From Android’s Co-Founder And Others To Make Your Smartphone Smarter

Back in November, I wrote about an Android app called Agent. Agent uses your phone’s myriad sensors to make your Android smartphone just a wee bit smarter.<p>It’ll detect when you’re driving, and automatically respond to texts to let people know you can’t type right now. During the hours you normally …

Hailo app proves a virtuous circle for London's black-taxi drivers

To anyone passing, the meeting of six men might have seemed incongruous amid the normal hustle and bustle of a busy central London cafe, with customers tucking into full-English breakfasts and mugs of builders tea.<p>It was in Double J's Cafe on Charlotte Street in November 2010 that three taxi …

Car-Sharing Means There Are Already 500,000 Fewer Vehicles On The Road

It’s working!<p>Driving around U.S. cities, it may not seem like there are fewer cars on the road. Many places are as congested as ever. But a new study suggests that it could be a lot worse. Changing attitudes about owning a vehicle and the rise of sharing services like Zipcar have indeed reduced the …

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The Mobile Browser Is Dead, Long Live The App

Analytics firm Flurry has published data on mobile usage by US consumers during Q1 2014. While users are spending more time on their devices (an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, up four minutes on the same period last year), how they use that time has changed as well. Only 22 minutes per …