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Hot German Potato Salad Recipe

If you're looking for a different take on a traditional potato salad, you have come to the right place. This is a flavorful hot German potato salad …

Potatoes

15 Must-Have Tools for Growing Your Startup

About a year and a half ago, I accidentally launched what would quickly become a company. I put an idea out into the universe and people responded to …

Web Design

Upfront Ventures draws VR, software investor Kobie Fuller from Silicon Valley

Los Angeles' largest venture capital fund has poached an investor from Silicon Valley with expertise in a pair of hot sectors locally: marketing software and virtual reality technology.<p>Upfront Ventures announced Thursday that Kobie Fuller plans to move with his family to Los Angeles and join the …

Bose gets serious about wireless headphones, debuts 4 wildly different models

Bose has done a good job in recent years of keeping its venerable brand current with tech-savvy products like Spotify-integrated speakers, a …

Consumer Tech

How RFID Chips Are Changing The NFL

The chip technology that’s making your credit card more secure is also bringing big changes to football. This past year, every NFL player got hooked up to the internet with little chips. Equipped into their shoulder pads are now two radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips that wirelessly …

Internet of Things

The Amazon survival guide for parents

Lesser-known tricks that make the site even more useful for moms and dads<p>If your Boppy doubles as a throw pillow, your living room seating arrangement includes a Snuggabunny Swing, and you occasionally drink wine out of Take & Toss sippy cups, you’re a parent.<p>With this great title comes two …

Shopping

Cornmeal Hoecakes

Makes 2 Servings<p>Bob’s Red Mill makes a coarse cornmeal that’s perfect for these, but don’t stress if you can’t find it. A finer grind will just have less crunch.<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>⅔ cup coarse-grind cornmeal<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking …

Baking

Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

New York State

Slack Launches App Directory And Joins Top VCs For $80M Fund Backing Developers

Slack just hatched a master plan to ensure it becomes the social and collaboration hub of the enterprise. It’s harnessing all its Silicon Valley hype to create rocket fuel for its growing app platform.<p>Slack wants to lock in the 2 million daily active users and 570,000 paid seats it now has. That …

Apps

Slack Is Investing $80 Million In Bid To Change The Way We Use Software At Work

Messaging apps like Slack are becoming key access points for companies looking to connect with their customers.<p>In an announcement made with little fanfare last month, Slack — a workplace chat app used by 2 million people each day — announced an integration with the ride-hailing service Lyft. The …

Everything You Are Afraid To Ask About Slack Etiquette

Answers to all of your modern communication questions like: Can you use emojis with your boss? When should you send @channel messages?<p>A phrase I commonly hear now on an almost daily basis is “Slack me.” You know when a product’s name has become a verb, it’s having a significant impact on existing …

Chatbots

Slack’s New Directory And Venture Fund Aim To Make The Service Even More Indispensable

The workgroup wunderkind is helping users find useful tools within the service–and giving startups money to create new ones.<p>Two key facts about Slack may seem, at first blush, to be contradictory. On one hand, large numbers of companies have rapidly found it essential to their work. On the other, …

Venture Capital

Slack launches an app store and an $80 million fund to invest in new integrations

Power to the platform<p>Slack is wrapping up a breakout year with a set of announcements designed to press its advantage as a next-generation productivity app. The team-communication app, which now has 2 million daily users and 570,000 paying customers, has established an $80 million fund to invest in …

Apps

Slack Is Launching A New Way To Download Third-Party Apps

We’ve heard from sources that Slack, the super-hot collaborative communication startup, is launching a new way to download third-party apps.<p>This would be a big move for the startup, valued at $2.8 billion, that could help bring it out of the realm of being a charming new entry to a potential …

Startups

Your First 10 Customers Can Make Or Break You

Sean Jacobsohn Contributor<p>Sean Jacobsohn is a venture investor at Norwest Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Virtual Reality In The Enterprise<p>Early in a startup’s life, the main focus is building the right product for the right market. For most B2B startups, this is the period when you …

Product Management