Pranay Sanghavi

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PALE BLUE DOT

<i>Pale Blue Dot</i> [Inspired by Carl Sagan] Oil on linen 120 x 160 cm 2014<p>On the 14th February 1990, at Carl Sagan's suggestion, a photograph was taken by …

One Year In, Keepy Reaches 500K Users And Introduces Video To Its Family Timelines

One year since launch, Keepy is announcing that more than 500,000 users are sharing content with their families on its service.<p>In a phone call with TechCrunch, Keepy CEO Offir Gutelzon said that the company hit the 500,000 figure within the last few weeks. He also gave numbers on how the company is …

The age of pre-paid apps is over

The entire Apple community has spent much of the last several years coming to terms with the post-App Store software market, where people won't pay …

This App Gets You Into the Best Airport Lounges

You don't need to be a first class flyer or a an über-elite-platinum status member to get into some of the world's best airport lounges. Sometimes …

VC perspective: The 3 things I want to hear first in a pitch

As a Venture Partner at XSeed Capital, sitting on the other side of the table from bright entrepreneurs with really intriguing ideas is a lot of fun for me. But, I’ve also been the one raising rounds for my startups. Here are some tips that have become a lot more obvious and important to me, now …

YouWeb Founder Peter Relan Debuts New Company Building Studio And Accelerator, 9+; Raises $2M In Funding

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, serial entrepreneur Peter Relan is sunsetting his gaming and mobile focused incubator YouWeb, which spawned Crowdstar, Agawi, Spaceport, OpenFeint and others. He’s starting a new company-building studio and accelerator, called 9+, that aims to take a more …

Task List App Maker Any.Do Joins The Smart Calendaring Race With New “Cal” App

Any.DO, makers of a smart task app for mobile, is today launching its next creation out of private beta. The company’s new Cal app for iPhone is now available and is designed to integrate with the task app, as well as sync with other mobile calendaring services, including Google, iCloud and …

The most-tweeted events on record

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>This weekend, Andy Murray finally ended what was considered one of the most difficult sports droughts in …

Family app Life360 raises $10 million Series B round for international expansion

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Life360, an app that uses location-based technology to let family members communicate with each other, is announcing Wednesday …

Apple publicly charts iOS fragmentation to prove it barely exists

Apple surely loves its third-party app developers, but it doesn't love them equally. The company reserves special affection for those who optimize their apps for the latest version of iOS and its integrated services (Passbook, Game Center, Maps etc.), and we guess that's why the official iOS Dev …

Photoful Improves On iOS 7’s Photo Gallery With A More Open, Gesture-Based App

Photoful, a new mobile application which is the rebranding and relaunch of the earlier app known as PhotoSocial, is hoping to attract iPhone users who want the Photos experience the new iOS 7 mobile operating system will offer…and then some. As with iOS 7’s re-imagined Photos app, Photoful will …

Evernote for Windows 8 Adds Business Support, Two-Step Verification

Evernote today released an update for its Windows Touch application that brings a redesigned hub page, support for its Business product, and two-step verification to its users. While a move that may seem minor, the company calls them significant to help create the “best-looking, native experience” …

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.<p>Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes …

Microsoft boosts mobile app development and brings Unity3D to Xbox One | Ars Technica

Build iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps (and websites) on Windows Azure.<p>Microsoft today released new Windows Azure development tools for building …

Armageddon 2419 A.D., first appearance of "Buck Rogers"

As a kid I loved <i>Buck Rogers in the 25th Century</i>. What an incredible TV series! TWIKI, Buck, Wilma, Doctor Theopolis and some incredible dance moves …

Best Cloud Storage Service?

Free cloud storage is easily available these days, but not every provider promising tons of storage and more if you refer your friends is worth your …

How Do You Break Into iPhone App Store Top 50? Try 23K Free Daily Downloads, 950 Paid, Or $12K In Daily Revenue

An iPhone app needed 23,000 free downloads per day to reach spot number 50 in the top Free charts in the Apple App Store, says mobile app analytics firm Distimo, based on research performed during the month of May 2013 aimed at discovering what it takes to break into the App Store’s top Free, Paid, …

India Passes Japan To Become Third Largest Global Smartphone Market, After China & U.S.

India pushed past Japan to become the third largest global smartphone market in Q1, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics. The analyst notes it’s the first time ever that India has moved up into third place. The top two worldwide markets for smartphones remain China and the U.S.<p>Smartphone …

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Tile Wants You To Stop Losing Important Stuff With Its Bluetooth Tags Plus App Combo

Startups aiming to tap into the ubiquity of smartphones and extend their reach with additional hardware add-ons (plus an app) are winking rapidly into existence, as the disruptive vanguard for the long-imagined Internet of Things. Connected objects are just smarter with an app on hand to tap into …

App Infrastructure Startup Firebase Raises $5.6M From Union Square And Flybridge

Firebase, a Y Combinator-backed startup that offers infrastructure for real-time apps, is taking the stage today at GigaOm’s Structure conference, where it’s announcing that it has raised a $5.6 million Series A from Union Square Ventures and Flybridge Capital Partners.<p>As CEO and co-founder James …

How APIs Help Us Comprehend The Infinite Concept Of Data

Data is like oil. It only has a future value just sitting in a big pool. “Pure data,” as my fellow panelists said Friday night at API Days, has not proven to have much market play.<p>I agreed with them but it’s the wrong way to look at the matter. More so, it’s about how the data is processed and …

Device Shipments Up 6% To 2.4B In 2013, Driven By Android Smartphones, Tablets Amid More PC Decline

Gartner today has released its latest figures charting its overall predictions for how IT devices — from PCs to mobile handsets — are going to perform this year and in 2014. As in years before, numbers will continue to climb: in 2013, total shipments will rise 5.9% to 2.35 billion, and will rise …

Searching for document hidden in multiple clouds? Simplexo wants to help you with that

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Simplexo<p>Simon Bain admitted it was a bit selfish. He started working on a product for finding and encrypting files …

Evernote Hones Its Platform Ambitions, Teams Up With Docomo And Honda For A New Accelerator

Productivity app Evernote today is announcing that it is teaming up with Honda and the Japanese mobile carrier Docomo to launch the Evernote Accelerator, a month-long mentorship program based at Evernote’s HQ in Redwood City for developers and small startups from around the world that are making …

Evernote Launches New Accelerator To Develop Its App Ecosystem

Evernote announced on Tuesday that it is launching a new accelerator program. In the Evernote Accelerator, the program will be made up of developer teams selected from participants during the company’s third-annual Evernote Devcup. They will be invited to Silicon Valley for the month-long program. …

Evernote launches Accelerator program to help out developers

If you’re an app developer that builds app around Evernote’s API and platform, the company wants to help you out. If you’re lucky enough, the company …