Two years ago Tony Conrad spun his startup About.me out of Aol after a rumored $35 million acquisition. The service, which offers users a single unified profile page for their digital identity, has grown tremendously in the last year, with over 2.1 billion profile views over the course of the year.
About.me has always been about helping users to create a personalized profile page that shows them off in the best light. Today the company is launching a new feature, called Backstory, that will allow them to share their professional and educational background. Read More
个性化名片服务网站About.me日前宣布完成1100万美元B轮融资，由Foundry Group领投，其它参与投资的还有True Ventures, SoftTech VC, CrunchFund 以及Bullpen Capital，Foundry Group的总裁Brad Feld也将加入董事会。About.
Ebola has been hitting the headlines hard recently . But while you shouldn't be freaked out about it , now is a wonderful moment to learn more. This video tells you everything you need to know about the deadly virus in just four minutes.Read more...
At the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke about his company's vision. While taking on questions and dishing out answers, Nadella was questioned about Microsoft's lack of market share when it comes to smartphones. More specifically,
We're living in a time of extreme technological change. Gadgets that didn't exist a decade ago are shaping your existence. So we need science fiction, more than ever, to speculate about the future of technology. But here's the hard part:
About.com has never been the coolest website on the internet. With a grayish background and an ugly logo, it was the place you landed when you searched for help with something, but you rarely went there on your own. This is the product that Neil Vogel took over one year ago,
The Weather is something that is always useful to know about. Unless you like surprises, in the form of depressing rainfall, keeping up-to-date with the weather forecast is a priority.Microsoft’s weather app has come a long way, and in Windows 10, the app has gone through a major overhaul.
About.me, the second-time around startup that lets you create a simple page about yourself online that others can use to find out a bit more about you, is today announcing another round funding,
Not too long, we heard about the details of the purported Lumia 940 XL -- apparently the bigger version of the Lumia 940 which was leaked last week and was spotted on a benchmarking website as well. The folks at NokiaPowerUser, citing their own sources,
The Republican presidential debates tonight are sure to include the kind of business jargon that makes people skip straight to the crossword puzzle. And that's before you get to the grandstanding, bloviating, and general political loudnessThere is no need.
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The about.me website is a service that most people are a member of but don’t use anywhere near as much as back when it first launched. About.me has always been a digital business card of sorts,
Mary Jo Foley from ZDNet held a comprehensive exclusive interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella yesterday, right after his Worldwide Partner Conference keynote. In it,
Editor's note: In this first installment of a special, two-part audio edition of Mashable's "Let's Talk About," we explore the movie Boyhood, which opens in select theaters Friday and expands nationwide next week. While "Let's Talk About" is typically a look back at the weekend's big release,
Europe’s “Right to be forgotten” laws have come to an apex of dumb: The UK’s Information Commissioner’s office has ordered Google to remove links to stories about Google removing links to stories. My brain hurts.Read more...
An AI roundtable discussion is a staple of the tech journalism circus — usually framed with a preamble about dystopic threats to human existence from the inexorable rise of ‘super intelligence machines’. Just add a movie still from The Terminator. Read More
The theme of this years Build Developer Conference is about building bridges. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage for the first 15 minutes and belabored the point that Microsoft is going back to its origins. Microsoft will be focusing on empowering developers.
Carly Simon has revealed what we already knew: "You're So Vain" is really just a self-fulfilling prophecyThe singer recently told People that Warren Beatty, who thinks the song is about him, is right. Sort of: "I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren," she clarifies. The other two verses,
We reported on a teaser announcement about a 'tech filled' trip to Redmond that Microsoft was offering to some lucky Windows Insiders earlier today. Well patience is a virtue and Microsoft has revealed the details on who qualifies and how.
Editor's note: Every week Mashable presents "Let’s Talk About," a look back at the biggest WTF stuff from the weekend’s new releases. If you haven’t seen the movie, be warned: This is a SPOILER MINEFIELD.This week: Let's talk about 22 Jump Street ...Based on their past work,
There is a list of songs for your Spotify playlist that are all about Microsoft. Whether it be Cortana, Outlook, or even Microsoft’s Zune, there’s a song on Spotify about Microsoft. While Spotify has...
在这篇采访中，Alan Cooper介绍了《About Face 4》的新内容，并就目标导向的设计（Goal-Directed Design）、人物角色（Personas）、扁平化设计（flat design）和可穿戴设备的设计挑战等UX设计议题发表了自己的观点和看法。 By 徐涵
With the first confirmed case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. at a hospital in Dallas, Texas doctors now have their work cut out. Here's how Conan reckons they'll respond.Read more...
The space nerds at NASA have officially hopped on the Meghan Trainor parody train with their ode to the Orion spacecraft, "All About That Space."The Pathways Interns of NASA's Johnson Space Center recorded and filmed the parody song to encourage further public interest in Orion,
schwit1 (797399) writes with news that a UK study has found that folks concerned about climate change don't do much to conserve power at home. From the article:
It’s been a crazy week learning about Pluto as the New Horizons spacecraft makes the first-ever close encounter with the dwarf planet. Join us as we live-blog the very first science results as the mission team reports back after closest approach.Read more...
We're all aware now that Microsoft is currently in the process of developing the next iteration of Windows, currently codenamed as Threshold. We've had a whole lot of information regarding Threshold leak over the last few weeks,
I spent this past week in Dublin at Web Summit, and I couldn’t help but notice, we are still fascinated, dare I say obsessed with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs more than three years after his death. If you knew the man or even had a meeting with him back in the day,
Unless you're actively taking steps to avoid Google, you likely have a profile on several of the company's services, such as Gmail, Photos, Drive and Google+.Now there's another you can add to that list: The company launched a new page called About Me on Tuesday,
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