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Seth Rogen to Play Steve Wozniak Opposite Christian Bale's Steve Jobs

Seth Rogen is, according to <i>Variety</i>, set to play Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak opposite Christian Bale’s Steve Jobs in the upcoming Danny …

Google Launches Web Designer, A Visual Tool For Building Interactive HTML5 Sites And Ads

Google today announced the launch of Web Designer, a new tool for building interactive HTML5 sites and ads. The company first hinted at this launch in June, but had been quiet about it ever since. Web Designer, which Google calls a “professional-quality design tool,” is now officially in public …

Mindsy Wants To Be The Netflix Of E-Learning

Launched publicly last month, Mindsy is a new UK startup that’s building a Netflix-style service for consuming e-learning content, specifically online video courses. Instead of selling individual courses as per sites like Udemy and Skillshare, the company is repackaging some of the same premium …

YC-Backed Buttercoin Uses Bitcoin To Attack The $500B-A-Year Remittances Economy

With Bitcoin’s promise of frictionless transactions, particularly across international borders, it’s inevitable that a team would use the math-based currency to attack the global remittances market.<p>The World Bank estimates that migrants will send about $515 billion to relatives in developing …

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Designers Rejoice, Froont Wants To Keep Developers Out Of The Responsive Web Design Process

Inventure-backed Froont has launched in public beta today with a web-based tool that aims to make it easy for designers to create, prototype and share responsive website designs, without the need to code. Using a visual, largely drag ‘n’ drop interface that creates responsive CSS/HTML on the fly, …

Watch this: Google explains how to create Glass experiences

Google is taking the mystery out of writing services for Glass. Today, the company posted its SXSW presentation on the topic (video below), in which senior developer advocate Timothy Jordan walks us through a high-level overview of the Mirror API, the interface that developers will use to get their …

OUYA review (founding backer edition)

Most modern gaming consoles are big, heavy and power-thirsty. They dominate the entertainment centers into which they're placed and suck down hundreds of watts of electricity when they're running. They've evolved this way, growing larger and more powerful to deliver better graphics and more …