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GitHub Open Sources Its Atom Text Editor

Earlier this year, GitHub launched a private beta of its easily expandable Atom text editor. At the time, it open-sourced 80 of the editor’s libraries and packages, but the editor itself remained closed source. Today, after 10 weeks in public beta, it is making all of the editor available under the …

How To Maintain A Healthy Work-Life Balance

In this article, I will offer some of the ways that I have found helpful in my own life and career to foster healthy non-professional relationships …

Data company App Annie’s new tool can tell you which apps people are searching for

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Although both Google and Apple publish top app charts, the algorithm behind them is proprietary. It’s difficult to find out …

Lenovo adds its first two consumer Chromebooks: N20 and N20p

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Following its Chromebooks aimed at the education market, Lenovo added a pair of Chrome OS(s goog) laptops for consumers on …

Tesco to Launch Own Smartphones This Year

British supermarket giant Tesco says it is planning to launch its own smartphone before the end of this year, as it looks to build on the success it has seen with the Hudl tablet, which has sold over 550,000 units.<p>Chief executive Philip Clarke told the BBC Radio 5 that a “Tesco phone” would launch …

Todoist Adds Google Drive and Dropbox File Attachments

Todoist is bolstering its cross-platform task management service today with wider support for file attachments and sharing.<p>The company now supports Google Drive and Dropbox, giving users the ability to quickly connect their documents to important tasks. Users of the free service will only be able …

The Best Google Docs Features You're Probably Not Using

Many of us already know and love Google Docs for being free, available on the web, and relatively robust. What you may not know is that there are a …

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How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

Managing Growth In A Volatile Market

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Glenn Solomon is a Partner with</i> <i>GGV Capital</i><b>.</b> <i>Some of his recent investments include Pandora, Successfactors, Nimble Storage, Isilon, Domo, Square, Zendesk, Quinstreet and AlienVault. His personal blog,</i> <i>goinglongblog.com</i><i>, focuses on growth-stage entrepreneurs who are thinking big.</i><p>Over the …

Acer Unveils Powerful Intel Core i3 Chromebook - OMG! Chrome!

Acer’s new Core i3 Chromebook (Image: Liliputing)<p><b>Acer has unveiled a powerful new update to their C720 line of Chromebooks.</b><p>The as-yet-unnamed model …

Why the next battle in the cloud wars could be on PaaS

When tech companies compete, customers can gain — or save — a lot.<p>Recently, we saw the prices of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) tumbling down after Google took the first step to slash its prices. A few days later, both Microsoft and Amazon also discounted their offerings.<p>However, it seems that …

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Python at Netflix<p>We’ve blogged a lot about how we use Java here at Netflix, but Python’s footprint in our environment continues to increase. In honor …

Google’s Cloud Platform Gets Billing API To Help Developers Monitor And Analyze Cost

The cloud makes it easier for developers to run complex applications, but all of this convenience often comes at the expense of being able to easily track cost. Today, Google is making it a bit easier to monitor and analyze how much running an application on its Cloud Platform costs.<p>Currently, the …

DigitalOcean Raises $37.2M From Andreessen Horowitz To Take On AWS

Cloud hosting company DigitalOcean raised a Series A round of $37.2 million at a $153 million valuation led by Andreessen Horowitz. Previous investors IA Ventures and CrunchFund also participated, but Andreessen Horowitz is by far the largest investor in this round — and Peter Levine will join the …

Google’s Cloud Platform Goes On The Offensive With Price Cuts, New Features

Google is launching a wide range of updates for its Cloud Platform today that aim to make it more competitive in a market where Amazon Web Services is still the de facto platform for cloud-based applications.<p>To say that Google is getting aggressive is likely an understatement. The company today …

Stop Wasting Users' Time

<i>Steve Jobs was obsessed with saving the user time, and we should be, too. (Large preview)</i><p>Millions of people might not use your website, but millions …

Google rumored to bring voice commands across Android

Now that Microsoft has introduced Cortana, there is a solid three horse race for contextual smartphone operation. Siri, Cortana, and Google Now all …

Samsung Chromebook 2 delayed, no reason given

The Chromebook 2 from Samsung is wildly anticipated, but will be seeing a bit of a delay. The follow-up to the groundbreaking original Chromebook …