Eric Henningson

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Why Tumblr Was a Massive Steal for Yahoo

The blockbuster acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo for $1.1 billion — all cash — has been portrayed as a gigantic gamble on the part of the acquirer. …

Chris Hadfield sings Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in ISS farewell

In one of the coolest zero-g cover songs ever recorded, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield does a heartfelt rendition of David Bowie's classic before returning to Earth.<p>How do you top months of amazing photos, demos, and tunes done aboard the International Space Station? If you're Chris Hadfield, …

Chris Hadfield

By Acquiring This Company You Never Heard Of, Aaron Levie Just Punched Dropbox In The Gut

You probably never heard of Crocodoc. It's a seven-person startup and class of 2007 Y-Combinator alum that raised a little over $1 million.<p>Terms of the acquisition were not announced but we bet the team made a pretty penny. That's because, despite its small size, Crocodoc had a handful of huge …

3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days (With Some Help From Kim Dotcom)

If gun control advocates hoped to prevent blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun from spreading online, that horse has now left the barn about a hundred thousand times.<p>That’s the number of downloads of the 3D-printable file for the so-called “Liberator” gun that the high-tech …

This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun

Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world’s first entirely 3D-printable handgun.<p>Now he has.<p>Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls …

Land Shark, Two Wild and Crazy Guys and Schweddy … Yahoo Adds 38-Year SNL Archive to Site

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said in a blog post that the Silicon Valley Internet giant had reached a one-year agreement with Broadway Video to “feature …

Silicon Valley

iPhone Super-Hacker Comex, Let Go From Apple, Goes To Work For Google

If Apple couldn’t appreciate one of the most talented hackers to ever touch its products, perhaps its biggest competitor can.<p>Nicholas Allegra, a.k.a. Comex, who rose to fame as the 19-year-old creator of the JailbreakMe hacking tools for iPhone and iPad before being hired by Apple, has found a new …

Apple Looking To Cut Down On iPhone Replacements, Will Offer On-The-Spot Repair Service

As many Apple customers have found, it’s been surprisingly easy to score a new iPhone off Apple. Simply take your slightly faulty iPhone to the …

Nationwide Google Fiber would cost $11B over five years, probably will never happen

Analysts: Google likely won't "find a scalable and economically feasible model."<p>Just one day before Google is expected to announced that it will …