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  • Mobile payments — not that big sapphire screen — will be the iPhone 6’s killer app

    2 September 2014, 12:20 am by: Dave Smith, Business Insider

    Compared to other services, Apple's mobile payments platform, made secure by its proven Touch ID fingerprint scanner, could be extremely convenient.
  • Here’s the top 10 reasons that Apple rejects apps

    1 September 2014, 11:51 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    The top reason why Apple rejects apps: Not enough information.
  • Google plans an accelerator in Seoul — while Samsung stands on the sidelines

    1 September 2014, 11:00 pm by: Nathan Millard, BeSuccess

    Google, on an international mission to rapidly connect with the global startup community, has recently announced that it will open a startup campus in Seoul, Korea next year. This comes at a time when Korean entrepreneurs are beginning to show that they…
  • Why Burning Man courts the tech elite

    1 September 2014, 9:03 pm by: Gregory Ferenstein

    Burning Man founder Larry Harvey has global ambitions to expand the festival experience to every corner of the world.
  • Tesla has ‘proved’ electric cars are better, analysts say

    1 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Antony Ingram, Green Car Reports

    Tesla might well have an excellent product, but if the public doesn't know that, has it really been proven?
  • How big telcos are smothering city-run broadband services

    1 September 2014, 6:45 pm by: Allan Holmes, Center for Public Integrity

    For more than a decade, AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable Inc., and CenturyLink Inc. have spent millions of dollars to lobby state legislatures, influence state elections and buy research to try to stop the spread of public Internet services that often offer…
  • Americans don’t yet own many smart appliances — but they’re about to (report)

    1 September 2014, 6:05 pm by: Barry Levine

    The world is getting smarter -- not its people, of course, but all those things around us that are getting Net-connected processors. And a recent report finds that many Americans will soon be adopting the new smartness.
  • Why the U.S. depends on Europe for building massive, ‘multi-local’ marketplaces

    1 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Pawel Chudzinski, Point Nine Capital

    Guest Post: Whenever startup ecosystem commentators discuss how to create European technology businesses of global scale they tend to name one company as a shining example: Skype. Headquartered in Luxembourg and developed in Estonia, Skype is a revolutionary…
  • Wizeline, with a fresh $6.7M, wants to create a ‘corporate brain’ to boost product dev

    1 September 2014, 4:30 pm by: Barry Levine

    "Product strategy is the last frontier for software-as-a-service," CEO/founder Bismarck Lepe said. Much of the feedback used in product development, he added, is still being tracked in spreadsheets and emails that "lead to flawed decision-making and…
  • How cloud gaming is leading us to the Holodeck

    1 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: Jules Urback, OTOY

    Sponsored Post: Star Trek's Holodeck may seem far-fetched, but the pieces of its premise are coming together at an incredible pace and the software that will power it all is already being explored for the next generation of cloud games.
  • This ‘summer camp for startups’ in Michigan graduates its second class (exclusive)

    1 September 2014, 3:00 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    This time last year, Michigan-based accelerator Coolhouse Labs was graduating its five first startups after a summer of experiments and lessons. Now after living and working together in what can be best described as “summer camp for startups,” a second,…
  • DevOps is real, but you can’t get it just by buying a tool

    1 September 2014, 2:30 pm by: Luke Kanies, Puppet Labs

    Guest Post: DevOps is not about specific tools. It’s about IT operations and software development working closely together to deliver software faster, with fewer errors. Tools enable this collaboration between people -- they can’t create it.
  • Hands-on with Lumo Lift, a wearable for better posture

    1 September 2014, 2:00 pm by: Gregory Ferenstein

    Buzzing us into an upright position.
  • Twitter starts to tweak its tweet stream, to better compete with Facebook

    1 September 2014, 1:30 pm by: Brenda Barron

    Sponsored tweets, recommended tweets, Twitter Cards -- what's next for the social network and how does an algorithmic method of displaying content factor in?
  • Hole in Apple’s ‘Find My iPhone’ appears plugged, closing access to celebrities’ private…

    1 September 2014, 12:24 pm by: Barry Levine

    The list of hacked accounts reportedly includes those of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Kirsten Dunst, Selena Gomez and, of course, the omnipresent Kim Kardashian. Apple, however, has not yet confirmed it has plugged the vulnerability.
  • Acceleprise, the enterprise accelerator, comes to San Francisco (exclusive)

    1 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Jordan Novet

    It took two years, but the Acceleprise accelerator for enterprise startups in the District of Columbia has finally established a presence in the startup and investing haven of the Bay Area. An initial batch of eight like-minded companies are making their…
  • Prix-fixe no more: Why à la carte is the future of software delivery

    31 August 2014, 10:00 pm by: Guy Nirpaz

    Software is moving from large, multipurpose applications to discrete services that offer high value every time they're used.
  • How mobile marketplaces are creating a million new U.S. jobs   

    31 August 2014, 8:00 pm by: Venky Ganesan

    Guest Post: While these jobs require little training or higher education, they usually pay above minimum wage and offer many workers lifestyle flexibility and the opportunity to work close to home.
  • FCC’s new CTO is well-tooled for the upcoming net neutrality ruling

    31 August 2014, 6:45 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The new man, Scott Jordan, is a professor of computer science at the University of California at Irvine.
  • Tesla in deal to build 400 charging stations in China

    31 August 2014, 5:15 pm by: Antony Ingram, Green Car Reports

    The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers. For some, it’s a haven of high sales numbers to offset struggles in markets like the U.S. and Europe. To others, like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], it’s a way to promote your product to a vast and…
  • Swatch CEO won’t ‘rule out’ his company is ‘collaborating’ with tech companies on…

    31 August 2014, 3:49 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The Swatch CEO likes to play it coy on his company's interest in smartwatches, and on possible partnerships in the space.
  • Here’s what it’s really like to work with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook

    31 August 2014, 2:30 pm by: Eugene Kim, Business Insider

    Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor, who worked with Zuckerberg for 3 years, says he's definitely "a different boss."
  • Apple said to be working with American Express on iPhone 6 mobile payments

    31 August 2014, 1:00 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The new payments system would create a powerful rival to Google's Wallet platform, and the ISIS payments coalition supported by AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, among others.
  • First look at Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus, thanks to drone

    31 August 2014, 12:22 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    Bloggers supply content to Apple-crazy tech sites with a combination of hard-core sleuthing, logical conclusions, and guesswork. Now they have another tool at their disposal: drones. Just as Apple mania is reaching a fever pitch over the iPhone 6 and…
  • September 9: The beginning — or the beginning of the end — of the Tim Cook Era

    31 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Mark Sullivan

    The "iWatch" is the first wholly new product of the post-Jobs era. It's success or failure will say a lot about the "vision thing."

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