Shahab Arif

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This Is Why We Don’t Have Google X Hoverboards Yet

Yes, Google X tried to design a hoverboard.<p>If <i>Back to the Future</i> has taught us anything, it’s that hoverboards are amazing, and it is one of 2014’s inexcusable tragedies that they are not yet real.<p>Which isn’t to say that some very smart people haven’t tried to build them. In this month’s inside look …

The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted

<i>When we think about the spectacular collapses of once untouchable Internet properties, companies like MySpace and Pets.com come to mind. The rise and</i> …

What The Evolving VC Market Means For Startups Raising Capital

Boy, how times have changed for the venture capital market over the last decade. Here are a few of the overriding trends (according to data collected by the National Venture Capital Association over the years):<p>The number of VC firms has materially reduced<br>• The mix of VC firms has polarized away from …

Indonesian Startup Project Shoe Targets The West With Custom Shoes

Everyone knows it isn’t easy for women to buy the perfect shoes that they really love, especially when they have to select from pre-designed ones. Whatever happened to being unique?<p>In response to this, Indonesian investor and entrepreneur Aryo P. Ariotedjo has harnessed the power of the Internet to …

Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview

At 58, Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, with a fortune that now exceeds $76 billion, but he may also be the most optimistic. In …

Facebook Turns 10: The Mark Zuckerberg Interview

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t usually observe sentimental anniversaries. This year he’s confronted by three of them. On Feb. 4, Facebook, the company he …