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Smarter Handsets Aren’t Necessarily Better Phones: Report

The dissonant implication of Pew's findings is that powerful, expensive handsets are not necessarily...


Google’s Vic Gundotra: Don’t “Screw Over” Developers

Google’s Vic Gundotra: Don’t “Screw Over” Developers

A Google executive joined a pile-on this week on social social giant Facebook, which...



What A 3D Printed Assault Rifle Means For Safety, Copyright

What A 3D Printed Assault Rifle Means For Safety, Copyright

A firearm enthusiast believes he may have been the first to test a 3D-printed...


Kinesis Brings Gesture Control To App Developers

Kinesis Brings Gesture Control To App Developers

Indian startup Kinesis is working to build a native framework to bring gesture and...


Out Of The Way, Banayan: Meet The (Likely) New Youngest VC

Out Of The Way, Banayan: Meet The (Likely) New Youngest VC

An even younger investor is looking to dethrone Alex Banayan of his reigning 'youngest...


StartupStay Lets Entrepreneurs Crash On Each Others’ Couches

StartupStay Lets Entrepreneurs Crash On Each Others’ Couches

A new project aims to find places for traveling entrepreneurs to stay, in exchanges...


Meteor Secures $11.2 Million Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Meteor Secures $11.2 Million Led By Andreessen Horowitz

This week, Andreessen Horowitz led an impressive round of funding that garnered $11.2 million...


Ubooly: iPhone Sock Puppet Plays Games With Kids

Ubooly: iPhone Sock Puppet Plays Games With Kids

A Boulder-based startup will soon ship a cuddly stuffed animal built to hold an...


Google Springs Into ISP Realm With The (Sorta Free) Fiber

Google Springs Into ISP Realm With The (Sorta Free) Fiber

Google Fiber might sound like a healthy snack, but it's actually the search giant's...


HealPay: Making Debt Collection A Little Less Miserable

HealPay: Making Debt Collection A Little Less Miserable

The system, the co-founder said, is “designed to make it easier for consumers to...