The problems with Facebook are inherent in its design, but that can change

Amber Case Contributor Share on Twitter Amber Case is the former CEO of Geoloqi, a past keynote speaker for SXSWi and at TED, and author of the O’Reilly book Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices and the Internet of Things.

The Message Is The Product: Solving Mobile Gaming’s Price Problem

The medium is the message, says Marshall McLuhan. If so the message is the product too. In considering the problem of paid games on mobile (conventional wisdom says people won’t pay for them) it seems more than ever that that reasoning applies. Mobile game makers don’t market premium,

Silicon Valley Represents An Entirely New Political Category

Internet founders believe the best role for government is competitive and direct funding for non-government agencies to solve social problems, whether it’s these parent-run public charter schools, loans to immigrant entrepreneurs for an alternative energy startup,

Six Problems With Our Democracy… And Who’s Working To Fix Them

In Silicon Valley and beyond there are several companies that are working to change the systemic problems with our government, and it’s worth highlighting their efforts. Read More

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

Do we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just not with cold hard cash,

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

After decades of subtle developments that largely went unnoticed by much of the working world, artificial intelligence has taken center stage in the last 2-3 years as a “hot” technology. From Google’s surge of acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, etc.),

Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book startup

Book startups face a number of challenges -- not least of which is the fact that they are competing with Amazon.

The Internet’s Missing Link

When the web was originally designed, its creators aspired to include a way to transfer value. According to the HTTP standard, error code 402 was “reserved for future use” and was labeled “Payment Required.” Just as we needed a way to freely share information,

The Greatest Investments Not Financed In 2014

Last year was a fun one to be in the business, generally, of evaluating and taking business credit risk, and the non-investment grade universe of companies and the venture sector, specifically, were no exception. The unambiguous commercial success demonstrated by companies like Airbnb, Uber,

​Walter Isaacson Talks AI, Apple Watch, and His New Book The Innovators

The stories we tell ourselves about genius and geniuses are often stories about history's great men. But Walter Isaacson's latest project is different. Read more...

​Walter Isaacson Talks Gamergate, Apple Watch, and His New Book The Innovators

The stories we tell ourselves about genius and geniuses are often stories about history's great men. But Walter Isaacson's latest project is different. Read more...

Jupiter Networks invests $2.5M in enterprise tech accelerator Alchemist

Alchemist, which began as an experiment to better promote enterprise entrepreneurs, has morphed into a well-established Silicon Valley accelerator. To prove it, San Francisco-based Alchemist is announcing a fresh $2.5 million investment ahead of its 20th demo day on Wednesday. Jupiter Networks,

Watch Blue Origin’s 10th New Shepard mission launch a science-loaded capsule to space

Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is about to undertake the 10th launch of its New Shepard launch vehicle, with its capsule chock full of experiments. The launch, which was originally scheduled for a month ago but delayed for various reasons, will be take place at 6:

Elon Musk says Tesla vehicles will soon get a ‘Sentry Mode’

Tesla owners may soon have a way to see (and record) damage that happens to their vehicles when they’re unattended. Tesla will roll out “Tesla Sentry Mode” for all cars with Enhanced Autopilot, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet Tuesday.

Viacom buys the free video streaming service Pluto.tv for $340 million

Viacom is bucking the trend of launching new premium subscription-based entertainment offerings with its bid to acquire Pluto TV for $340 million in cash. It’s a way to distribute the company’s once mighty-with-millennial properties like Cartoon Network, Comedy Central,

Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission

Launch startup Rocket Lab is following the success of its first couple commercial launches by adding a prestigious (and deep-pocketed) new client: DARPA. The New Zealand-based company will send an experimental satellite called R3D2 into low Earth orbit sometime in late February if all goes well.

Police license plate readers are still exposed on the internet

Smile! You’re on camera. At least, your license plate is. You might have heard of automatic license plate recognition — known as ALPR (or ANPR in the U.K. for number plates). These cameras are dotted across the U.S.

Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America

Hollywood’s highest-profile lobbying group, the Motion Picture Association of America, has announced the addition of a new member: Netflix. The trade group’s membership includes the major Hollywood studios, including Disney, Paramount, Sony, Fox, Universal and Warner Bros.

As Chinese censorship intensifies, gays are back while teenage mothers and tattoos are out

Following the passage of a new cybersecurity law and the removal of term limits from Chinese president Xi Jinping, China’s government is conducting a comprehensive crackdown on online discussions and content, with few companies spared the rod by the central government.

US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges

The global early-stage investment pie is getting bigger… a lot bigger. Just four years ago, investors were putting less than $10 billion per quarter into early-stage deals (Series A and B). The past two quarters, however, have all come in over twice that level. Q1 2018, meanwhile,

FCC dings T-Mobile $40M for faking rings on calls that never connected

T-Mobile will pay $40 million as part of a settlement with the FCC for playing ringing sounds to mislead customers into thinking their calls were going through when in fact they had never connected in the first place.

Galaxy Gear 2 to Run Tizen and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you updated on what's happening in the digital world.Samsung’s next Galaxy Gear smartwatch is on the way, USA Today reports, and the device will run Tizen,

Loom Decor Puts Professional Design Materials in Your Hands

During her time at a top New York City interior-design firm, Ashley Gensler became frustrated by the exclusivity of the industry; most products are available only "to the trade," and high fees limit access to great design.

不甘称臣,Google誓要击败Amazon

Urs Hölzle极端自信,戴着耳环、满脸胡须、满头花白的头发看上去更像个录音师,就是他负责看管着这世界上最大的计算机网络,这个网络遍布全球,你每天都会使用它,它就是谷歌,现在Hölzle的目标就是击败AWS。

苹果和三星均同意撤消关于 ITC禁售的起诉

威锋网讯 6 月 16 日消息,根据专利网站 FOSS Patents 的报导,苹果和三星近日已经同意撤消了对 ITC(美国国际贸易委员会)禁售令的起诉。

Swift中文手册 -- Collection Types - IT8090

集合类型(Collection Types)Swift提供了两种集合类型来存放多个值——数组(Array)和字典(Dictionary)。数组把相同类型的值存放在一个有序链表里。

近距离偷窃他人iPad密码?戴上谷歌眼镜就行了!

美国马萨诸塞州洛厄尔大学的研究人员们,已经发现了一种窃取他人iPad密码的新方法——利用带摄像头的设备。这包括谷歌眼镜、iPhone 5s、三星智能手表、以及罗技网络摄像头!

A Tour of One of the World's Only Underwater Labs With Fabien Cousteau

An anonymous reader writes Having completed his 31-day stretch underwater, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, shows off his underwater laboratory to PBS in this video. When asked about his observations' Fabien said' "It's just amazing,

Don't Freak Out About the Facebook Messenger App

You might hate being forced to use Facebook Messenger — but that doesn't mean the app is invading your privacy or part of some vast conspiracy to track all of your actions.

Russian Streaming Music Service Zvooq Closes $20 Million Series A

Russia’s online music businesses march to the beat of their own drum. But they’re about to get one well-financed leader to call the tune as music streaming service Zvooq closes on $20 million in new funding. One of the critical problems for music in Russia is online piracy. Indeed, last week,

Artist covers up potholes with beautiful frozen treat art

Street art has never been taken more literally.Everyone knows potholes are the eighth scourge of the Earth but not everyone knows how to fix them. One guerrilla artist is combating them in the best way — with art! See also:

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