Claudio Bosco

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Culture Comes First. The Rest Is Noise.

Culture should drive the business at your startup, not the other way around. Here's how to keep yours intact.<p>The most important thing in your business is not what you're going to sell but what you value. That's according to Bill Kanarick, chief marketing officer of global services company Sapient, …

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Humans Make Up Less Than 40 Percent of the Internet’s Traffic

The human race is a minority on the Internet. And no, it's not because your pets have all of a sudden gotten computer-savvy.<p>A recent report published …

Engineer Connects 27-Year-Old Macintosh Plus to the Internet

Engineer Jeff Keacher says his first “real” computer was a Macintosh Plus. Now 27-years-old, the device has an 8 MHz processor, 4MB of RAM, and a 512×342 resolution 1-bit screen. Keacher decided he wanted to use it to surf the Web:<p>Since this is 2013, Keacher used a Raspberry Pi to do the heavy …

Viber Introduces Viber Out International Calling Feature

Internet telephony company Viber has officially launched its Viber Out calling service which allows its 200 million-plus registered users to make low-cost calls to mobile and landline phones worldwide from within its mobile apps.<p>The service — which was first opened in the Philippines last month in …

Soundwave Now Shares Music from YouTube

Soundwave, the mobile app designed to let music fans share their taste with friends in real time, has rolled out an update that offers support for YouTube. Users who listen to music via YouTube on their iOS or Android device will have it shared via Soundwave just the same as with the audio players …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Fashion Site StyleCaster Gets A Glossy Redesign, Adds E-Commerce Features

Fashion-focused startup StyleCaster Media is unveiling a redesign of the flagship site that gives the company its name.<p>Vice President of Product Peter Tanapat gave me a quick tour of the new site (the first full redesign since March 2012) last week, and many of the changes are well-executed …

Payments Company Square Debuts A Newly Designed Website

After announcing a new version of its credit card reader this morning, Square is debuting a new website today.<p>As the company explains, this new site reflects where web design is headed, and where Square customers are headed as well, which is ubiquity across devices and countries. Square’s new site …

Light Painting Photography by Janne Parviainen

Photographic Long Exposure Light Paintings.<p>Janne Parviainen is an artist and photographer from Finland who creates amazing photographic light …

You Built What?! A Supersize Robotic Chess Set

Inspired by Harry Potter's magic chessboard, a Lego roboticist takes his creations to the next level<p>A veteran designer of Lego robots (he built one that plays Connect Four), Indiana programmer Steve Hassenplug was looking for something still grander. When he watched the first Harry Potter movie …

A prototype of Motorola's Ara modular smartphone is almost ready

Back in October, Motorola announced that it is working on the Phonebloks concept of a modular smartphone called Project Ara. Today, Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola confirmed in a Google+ hangout that the prototype of Ara is “pretty close” to being completed and that a final product — while still …

Understanding Marissa Mayer's Huge About-Face On Yahoo Layoffs

It’s difficult to discuss Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer without talking in terms of perception versus reality. Throughout her career, Mayer has done an artful job of managing the former, as a new profile by Vanity Fair’s Bethany McLean reminds us.<p>During her years at Google, Mayer, whether by design or …

Bop.fm pulls multiple services together to make music shareable again

New startup, Bop.fm is aiming to help bring together the music silos from across the web and making music easy to share with friends again.<p>The premise is simple: Bop doesn’t actually host any music but it aggregates across music sources such as Spotify, Rdio, Soundcloud and YouTube so that the song …

Here Are The 38 Startups Pitching At TechCrunch Moscow Today

TechCrunch Moscow today features a whole 38 startups pitching to enter the final on Day Two, which features the main conference. You can catch the pitches live today on the live video stream but here’s a run-down of al the companies, as they describe themselves.<p>The Startup Alley features over 70 …