new stuff

new stuff

Opera's CEO On Innovation And Privacy, And A First Look At Its New WebKit-Based Browser For Android [TCTV]

techcrunch.com
Web browser company Opera Software, now 300 million users strong, caught the world off guard the other week when it announced that it would be ditching its own Presto framework and moving instead to Google’s WebKit to power its mobile and desktop browsers. In an interview with TechCrunch today, Opera’s...
Opera's CEO On Innovation And Privacy, And A First Look At Its New WebKit-Based Browser For Android [TCTV]
What we are listening to: Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital

Dear Tim Cook, The Retina Display Is Great But It's Not The Best

techcrunch.com
“iPhone 5 offers a new 4 inch retina display, which is the most advanced display in the industry,” said Tim Cook. “No one comes close to matching the quality of the Retina Display.” He is, of course, obligated to both say and believe this despite the fact there are plenty...
Dear Tim Cook, The Retina Display Is Great But It's Not The Best

Engadget Giveaway: win one of two Amped Wireless router bundles!

www.engadget.com
Chances are avid readers of our site will recognize the Amped Wireless name, because the company pushes out products like routers and range extenders as if they're candy. We're always big fans of new stuff, and Amped is ready to throw some your way. We have two bundles of...
Engadget Giveaway: win one of two Amped Wireless router bundles!

Some great new stuff coming #analytics RT @atul: bit.ly blog - bit.ly 1.3 http://j.mp/9qU5qG

blog.bit.ly
Some great new stuff coming #analytics RT @atul: bit.ly blog - bit.ly 1.3 http://j.mp/9qU5qG

Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

allthingsd.com
Shares of Fusion-IO, the company that uses flash memory to speed up servers in data centers and also a founding member of the year-old Flash Madness Club, just reported its quarterly earnings, and, well, they’re flashy. Sales were $106.6 million, and per-share earnings were 9 cents, easily besting the consensus...
Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

Everyme Adds Android, A Web App, and Instagram Integration

techcrunch.com
Everyme, the Y Combinator-backed mobile startup that helps users create groups for private sharing, is launching a whole bunch of new stuff today. For starters, it’s releasing apps for both Android and the Web. Co-founder Vibhu Norby says both products have the same features as the iPhone app. On the...
Everyme Adds Android, A Web App, and Instagram Integration

Ideeli's CEO Shares What It Took To Become America's Fastest-Growing Company

www.businessinsider.com
America's fastest-growing company started with 15 people working out of a New York City apartment.  "If you see my apartment, having that many people in it is not right," Ideeli's CEO Paul Hurley told us. Since its early days in 2007, the flash-sale site for luxury goods has risen to the...
Ideeli's CEO Shares What It Took To Become America's Fastest-Growing Company

Google+ Adds New Website Buttons & Badges On 2nd Birthday

marketingland.com
Google+ turns two years old today and is marking the occasion with new buttons and badges for websites, along with a few tweaks to its photo features. There’s also a special birthday logo that’s showing up only on plus.google.com (which you can see at right). As far as the new...
Google+ Adds New Website Buttons & Badges On 2nd Birthday

Does Apple have anything left up its sleeve?

www.guardian.co.uk
No iWatch, no super-TV set, no larger iPhone - is it any wonder that Apple shareholders are becoming jumpy?It's been six months since Apple released a new product - the iPad mini in October - and judging by Tim Cook's comments on the earnings call, it might be a while...
Does Apple have anything left up its sleeve?

Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

allthingsd.com
Netflix turned in a Q4 that beat Wall Street’s expectations, and it’s basking in the results as investors bid up its shares by more than 25 percent. That’s much a better story for Reed Hastings and company than some of its recent quarters, where things went pretty much the other...
Netflix Talks a Little Trash About the Competition

E-Commerce Site Grand St. Raises $1.3 Million To Give Makers A Place To Sell Their Gadgets

techcrunch.com
There are any number of cool gadgets and doohickeys that have not only been imagined, but realized over the course of the last few years. Nowadays nearly everyone, with a little bit of determination and ingenuity, can make those dreams a reality. But taking those dreamed-up products and making them...
E-Commerce Site Grand St. Raises $1.3 Million To Give Makers A Place To Sell Their Gadgets

@Prokofy I'm embargoed on Second Life's new stuff until 10:30 a.m. tomorrow Pacific Time. See http://building43.com then.

www.building43.com
@Prokofy I'm embargoed on Second Life's new stuff until 10:30 a.m. tomorrow Pacific Time. See http://building43.com then.

Enable "early adopter features" on Disqus to get new stuff before other people. First feature is this one: http://bit.ly/bpH7kR

blog.disqus.com
Enable "early adopter features" on Disqus to get new stuff before other people. First feature is this one: http://bit.ly/bpH7kR

Hands-On With Apple’s Mountain Lion: Don’t Like Change? You’ll Love Mountain Lion

siliconfilter.com
While Microsoft is working on its most significant operating system update in recent memory, Apple just released the first developer preview of Mountain Lion, the next update to OS X. Mountain Lion is scheduled for a public release in the summer. As with Apple's Leopard to Snow Leopard update, the...
Hands-On With Apple’s Mountain Lion: Don’t Like Change? You’ll Love Mountain Lion

The Economist's Paywall Rises A Little Higher

paidcontent.org
The Economist is once again extending the range of its paywall, Mediaweek reports.  Last October, the magazine, which already commands one of the highest subscription fees among popular titles, limited free online access to print articles less than 90 days old after previously charging for items that spent at...
The Economist's Paywall Rises A Little Higher
Google Play Games details leak ahead of I/O 2013 with huge Google Plus tie-ins

Groupon Adds Global Search To iPhone, Android, Now Supports Android Tablets To Sharpen Up For Competition With Yelp, Foursquare

techcrunch.com
Groupon’s VP of mobile, David Katz, says that it has been “business as usual” at the daily deals company since the dramatic departure of founder/CEO Andrew Mason. “We’re still just focused on shipping new stuff,” Katz told TechCrunch in an interview. Today, that includes news of updates to Groupon’s iPhone...
Groupon Adds Global Search To iPhone, Android, Now Supports Android Tablets To Sharpen Up For Competition With Yelp, Foursquare
Here's all the cool new stuff Samsung showed off on stage today
The 2013 Enterprise Guide For Dummies

Task automation tool IFTTT gets new look, moves into physical world with Belkin WeMo compatibility

thenextweb.com
IFTTT, the automation tool that hooks various web services together to help you accomplish tasks has a new logo, a new look and some nice improvements to the service. In a blog post announcing the new stuff, IFTTT explains all of the changes including the ‘bold new look’ and representative...
Task automation tool IFTTT gets new look, moves into physical world with Belkin WeMo compatibility

Bluelounge shows off a host of slick, Apple-centric accessories at CES

thenextweb.com
There’s certainly no shortage of accessory vendors at CES, but there’s a definite shortage of truly high-quality products that work well with what you already have. For fans of Apple’s design sense, there’s probably no single company that does a better job at matching the aesthetic than Bluelounge. The company...
Bluelounge shows off a host of slick, Apple-centric accessories at CES

Dell Has A New Platform As A Service That Actually Makes Sense

techcrunch.com
Dell has a new platform as a service (PaaS) and it actually makes sense in comparison to the other cloud wannabes. The service is called Project Fast PaaS, part of the new Dell Cloud Labs, which also includes Project Sputnik, the Linux laptop for developers and Crowbar, the open-source cloud deployment...
Dell Has A New Platform As A Service That Actually Makes Sense

MySpace’s Hail Mary Strategy: “Discovery”

techcrunch.com
MySpace’s new slogan, and the theme of their new product strategy, will be “Discover and be Discovered,” we’ve confirmed from multiple sources. This will be their differentiating factor from Facebook, execs told employees at an all hands meeting last Thursday. The meeting was called in the wake of the firing...
MySpace’s Hail Mary Strategy: “Discovery”
FindTheBest adds classifieds, helps you comparison shop for new stuff

Tradesy raises $1.5m from Rincon, Dave McClure, others, launches to help women cash in their closets

thenextweb.com
Tradesy, the clothes-swapping website, has just launched and is sharing news that it raised $1.5 million from Rincon Venture Partners, 500 Startups’ Dave McClure, and DailyCandy’s Dany Levy, Daher Capital, Bee Partners, Double M Capital, and Launchpad LA to help make it easier for women to turn their closets into...
Tradesy raises $1.5m from Rincon, Dave McClure, others, launches to help women cash in their closets

Tumblr Creative Director Jacob Bijani leaves after 5 years with the newly minted Yahoo property

thenextweb.com
Tumblr’s creative director Jacob Bijani is leaving the company. In a blog post, he writes that he will be taking time off to “digest the last few years” and says he has projects already planned for the future, although he wasn’t that specific on the details. He is the most...
Tumblr Creative Director Jacob Bijani leaves after 5 years with the newly minted Yahoo property
Google is about to stick an Chrome Apps link in your Chrome Bookmarks bar

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010

www.readwriteweb.com
There's plenty of new stuff on this week's calendar but nothing comes close to Global Ignite Week. And with more than 50 events all around the world, it's likely that there's an Ignite close to you. Remember, they're almost guaranteed to make you smarter. Like the the Ignite motto...
ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 27 February 2010

Be wary of Google patents

www.scripting.com
Google has been pitching its use of open standards as a way to insure yourself against Google going away. That's much appreciated, no sarcasm. All companies should plan for their users' data surviving them. But my concern is what if Google doesn't go away. This is a company that's at...
Be wary of Google patents
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?