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A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Steve Jobs about Business

Before writing this blog post I decided to apply one of Steve Jobs’ ideas: <b>“Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.” [1997]</b> …

Why a startup just published all of its employees’ salaries for the world to see

San Francisco-based social media startup Buffer just did something unprecedented: It published the salaries of every one of its employees online, available for the public to see. “We hope this might help other companies think about how to decide salaries, and will open us up to feedback from the …

The Dead Simple Way Google Ventures Unlocks Great Ideas

How do you get a team to decide on the best design, fast? Stickers. Lots of stickers.<p>When the partners of Google Ventures work with a startup, helping to remake a product over the course of a week-long design sprint, they simply don’t have time to mull over ideas or debate which design is best. So …

Google Will Now Sell Glass To Anyone In The US Who Wants It, Indefinitely

With surprisingly little fanfare, Google has gone ahead and opened up Google Glass sales to anyone and everyone in the US, indefinitely. If you’ve got $1,500 and the desire, Google is down to sell you a pair of robo-glasses until they run out of stock.<p>But before we go and call this the “public …

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an old door & our story — Photog Mommie

We have been in our new house for over a year and up until now, our entry way wall has been a lonely, barren white wall. It’s the first thing you see …

Racist throws banana at Dani Alves, so he eats it and wins

Perfect response to racism is perfect.<p>Unfortunately, there are still racist jerks in the world. One of those racist jerks threw a banana at Dani Alves on Sunday.<p>So he ate it.<p>More for FC Barcelona fans<p>Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes<p>It's not so much a matter of Dani Alves 1, Racism 0 as it is Dani …

On The New Edge Network and The Future of Local Commerce

In networking there’s a saying called the last mile problem. It goes as follows: the last mile—or ‘edge’—of the network is the hardest to reach. In …

Horace Dediu on Twitter: "European Data Traffic by Handset, October 2013. Source: Amdocs http://t.co/Yf6TN7Mori"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying …

Spectacular Salsa - Paddy & Nico - Electric Ballroom | Britain's Got Talent 2014

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For one day, Google will let anyone in the US buy Glass

Google is about to make its biggest push yet to get Glass in the hands of as many people as possible. <i>The Verge</i> has obtained documents indicating that the company will open up its "Explorer Program" and make Glass available to anyone who wants to purchase a pair, possibly as soon as next week. It’ll …

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being dubbed one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has …

The Right Way to Ask Users for Mobile Permissions

How Cluster dramatically increased iOS access conversion<p><i>Brenden Mulligan</i> <i>is building</i> <i>LaunchKit</i><i>, a set of tools every iOS developer should use to</i> …

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The Fallacy Of Android-First

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dave Feldman is the co-founder of Emu. Previously he was Entrepreneur in Residence for CrunchFund, led the 2011 redesign of TechCrunch, and managed the design team for Yahoo! Messenger. Emu for iPhone is available now.</i><p>In late 2012, we decided to launch Emu on Android first. It went …

CS50 Lecture by Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

App-pocalypse Now

I'm getting pretty sick of being nagged to install your damn apps.<p>XKCD helpfully translates:<p>Yeah, there are smart app banners, which are marginally …

L'expert en réunion

<b>Lecteur</b> :<p>Koreus<p>YouTube<p>Défaut- <b>Code embed</b><p>Une société a fait appel à une autre société pour réaliser un projet. Dessiner 7 lignes rouges …

These Maps Show That Android Is For Poor People

These maps showing the locations of 280 million individual posts on Twitter shows a depressing divide in America*: Tweets coming from Manhattan tend to skew in favor of iPhones. Tweets coming from Newark, N.J., index more heavily from Android phones.<p>The rich, it seems, use iPhones while the poor …

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THREES - A tiny puzzle that grows on you.

It’s been a weird and awesome couple of months. Our expectations for our tiny game were well, fairly tiny. Basically, we hoped it’d do better than …

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Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Flappy Bird creator promises to remove popular game from App Store by tomorrow

After reaching the top of App Store charts, the hit iOS game Flappy Bird will be removed from the App Store. According to tweets from the developer Dong Nguyen, it sounds like the game will be removed from both the iOS and Android app stores in just 22 hours. In the tweets, Nguyen says he “cannot …