Razin Mustafiz

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Patterns & fallacies: Why they have no place in my Silicon Valley

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Roman Sigaev<p>At the start of every day I make myself three promises — I will limit the amount sugar I …

Apps - Messenger Apps Go To Battle For The World's Messages

en_US<p>article<p>The App Annie Apps Index brings you the top-performing publishers and apps outside of games across both the iOS App Store and Google …

Why Twitter’s new Conversations view is a big deal and why it matters for its IPO

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>No one in Silicon Valley has any doubt that San Francisco-based Twitter is on a road to a public offering. …

If Steve Ballmer Ran Apple

Bear with me, I know my premise is ridiculous.<p>Imagine Steve Ballmer was right now the CEO of Apple, with the same set of products and opportunities. …

Paul Graham on Building Companies for Fast Growth | Inc.com

<i>Paul Graham's appetite for small talk is waning. "Are we starting yet? Is this the interview?" he stops midsentence to ask on a hot summer afternoon in June. It's hard to blame Graham, an angel investor known for being brusque, for placing a premium on his time. If there's one thing he values, it's</i> …

Startups

Meet Matt Kruse, the man making Facebook better | Ars Technica

Kruse doesn’t work for Facebook, but he’s changed how people see their feeds.<p>Around ten o’clock on most nights, Matt Kruse will kiss his wife and two …

The Believer

As a founder of PayPal, Elon Musk made $250 million in an Internet minute. But then he got bored. He wanted a bigger challenge. Much bigger. So he asked himself: What are the three largest, most important, most difficult challenges of our time? The answer solar power, space travel, and electric …

Elon Musk

Why Founders Fail: The Product CEO Paradox

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ben Horowitz is co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He was co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP, and ran several product divisions at Netscape. He serves on the board of companies such as Capriza, Foursquare, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet,</i> …

AmazonFresh Is Jeff Bezos’ Last Mile Quest For Total Retail Domination

Amazon upended retail, but CEO Jeff Bezos — who just bought The Washington Post for $250 million — insists it’s still “Day One.” What comes next? A relentless pursuit of cheaper goods and faster shipping. The competition is already gasping for breath.<p>The first thing you notice about Jeff Bezos is …

eCommerce

Orchestra To-Do, the Predecessor to Mailbox, Will Be Shut Down

Orchestra, the to-do list app that never took off but helped inspire its creators to make Mailbox, the innovative mobile email client now owned by …

Yahoo Plans Splashy New San Francisco Digs (And Dreams of Neon Billboard’s Return)

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images News<p>According to multiple sources close to the situation, Yahoo is close to signing a lease for a splashy new San …

Demand for Beautiful Design Grows in Quant-Crazy Silicon Valley

A new class is gaining power in the left-brain territory of Silicon Valley: designers.<p>You could witness their rise at Google's I/O developer …

The Data Made Me Do It - MIT Technology Review

Would you trade your personal data for a peek into the future? Andreas Weigend did.<p>The former chief scientist of Amazon.com, now directing Stanford …

Personal Data

Big Data excerpt: How Mike Flowers revolutionized New York’s building inspections.

<i>The following article is adapted from Viktor Mayer-Scho</i><i>̈</i><i>nberger and Kenneth Cukier’s</i> Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, …

Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/965000/965751_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522225751_ed1b7f33ad7c6cf1954fbe3652106b3d<p><b>The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.</b><p>A row …

Cybersecurity

Rands on what meetings matter and how to make them suck less

Here's Why Marissa Mayer Is About To Spend ~$200 Million On A YouTube Wannabe

We cannot confirm that the deal is done - but we can say that two separate sources, one, close to Yahoo, another, involved in the deals space, believe the deal is as good as done, and talked to us as though it was.<p>Which left us asking: Why is Yahoo buying an also-ran YouTube clone?<p>One answer is …

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Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

At Y Combinator, Social is Out, Revenue is In

Y Combinator, the best-known “incubator” of technology startups in Silicon Valley, is showing further proof that the social-networking craze has died down and more founders are tackling “boring” problems that generate cash.<p>About 500 investors packed an auditorium at the Computer History Museum in …

Looking Back and Springing Ahead

<i>The following is a post from Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft.</i><p>Last week was the official start of …