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As of OS X Yosemite, the little green button in the upper left-hand corner of all your apps and windows has recently undergone a change in function. Instead of maximizing or re-sizing the windows, as in all previous versions of OS X, now the green button will take your window or app full screen.
If …OS X
New for spring/summer from @herschelsupply is the Parker Backpack in Cobalt Blue. Availabl… http://bit.ly/1EqWtRG pic.twitter.com/qYL7csUB2M
Facebook dropped $19 billion on WhatsApp, Snapchat is valued at $15 billion, and even the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak, despite being a little over a year old, is already valued between $300 million and $400 million. Messaging apps are big business, and here’s why.
Based on new data …Statistics
San Francisco real estate has gotten so crazy that this startup founder was offered stock options for his house
From million-dollar teardowns to homes selling for 70% above their asking price, there have been plenty of crazy stories about the San Francisco real estate market.
This one might take the cake.
Joe Fernandez, cofounder of social influence startup Klout, was looking to sell his Noe Valley home before …Real Estate
A carpenter's workshop, lit in soft amber tones, provides the scene for our earnest, moustachioed narrator. "To me, the selfie stick is not just an accessory," he says thoughtfully, "it's an extension of who you are." He then looks wistfully into the distance past the camera. In another, more …Motorola
Microsoft is going back to the basics for a joke at the expense of Windows Phone today. What do you do when your smartphone operating system has less than three percent market share worldwide? Reboot. While the software giant isn’t quite dramatically rebooting all over again, it has genuinely …Microsoft Windows
ICONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
In a joint interview for Fortune magazine in July 1991, the co-parents of the modern computer had it out over the PC's potential.
In the book Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader, authors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli draw on …Bill Gates
The code management platform GitHub has emerged victorious after enduring almost a week of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
The company managed to get workarounds in place to settle the site and return to normal operations after experiencing crashes since March 26.
Everything operating …GitHub
Here’s a pretty incredible story: The CEO of Apple touchscreen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day.
What’s impressive isn’t just that an Apple supplier rakes in enough cash to …Asia
fancy coffee is a ~thing~ at a lot of booths at #NYIAS. here are grumpy coffee pour overs being served by Infinity pic.twitter.com/vxzGPLqYxg
Fun fact: There is only one state in the US where Python is the most popular programming language, and that’s Wyoming.Fractl recently released a …Programming Languages
Because selfie sticks weren't annoying enough, here's a product with the potential to make you lose all hope in your fellow humans.
In a completely serious campaign that's definitely not in anyway related to April Fools' Day, Miz Mooz has unveiled its latest shoe innovation: selfie shoes.
The last twenty years building the web no-one asked for in two wireframes pic.twitter.com/dwO97ZADN0
More than half of American grown-ups drink coffee every day. Their non-sipping counterparts may want to follow suit.
The health benefits associated with drinking coffee are plenty: The brew is packed with antioxidants and downing a cup can help wake up the brain and make a person feel more alert and …Drinking
The days of having to wire up a complete replacement outlet to add a USB charging port will soon be long gone.The same folks behind the SnapRays …Wiring
We are huge fans of filtered pour over coffee around here – and we’re big on experimentation, too. So we decided to do a little coffee filter …Coffee