relative obscurity

relative obscurity

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Fred Armisen is a funny fanboy

tech.fortune.cnn.com
The SNL cast member punctuates his Macworld keynote with sketches from Portlandia FORTUNE -- For Macworld/iWorld Expo attendees who hadn't yet discovered Portlandia -- the Peabody-award winning sketch comedy series that airs in relative obscurity on the Independent Film Channel -- Fred Armisen's keynote Friday morning was a double treat. Not...
Fred Armisen is a funny fanboy

They Ain’t Making Any More of Them: The Great Engineering Shortage of 2012

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: This post is authored by guest contributor Jon Bischke. Jon is a founder of Entelo and is an advisor to several startups. You can follow Jon on Twitter here. Corner any up-and-coming Kevin Systrom wanna-be and have a heart-to-heart about the challenges of building a successful company and at some point you’ll likely wander into the territory of bemoaning how...
They Ain’t Making Any More of Them: The Great Engineering Shortage of 2012

What Hypergrowth Looks Like: Inside GIF Creation App Cinemagram

allthingsd.com
Ten days ago, the social video app Cinemagram was hovering around No. 50 in the iOS U.S. photo and video category. The company needed about eight Amazon servers to keep itself running. It had a respectable number of downloads but no real pop. Then it released a new version that,...
What Hypergrowth Looks Like: Inside GIF Creation App Cinemagram

Departing Adobe CTO And Cloud Guru Kevin Lynch Joining Apple To Become VP Of Technology

techcrunch.com
Now former Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch is headed to Apple, the company who famously blocked out Flash on the iPhone and likely precipitated that technology’s long slide into relative obscurity, Adobe has confirmed to TechCrunch in a statement. Lynch once wrote a vocal defence of Flash on the Adobe company blog, but...
Departing Adobe CTO And Cloud Guru Kevin Lynch Joining Apple To Become VP Of Technology

Beyond AdMob: There's Plenty More Mobile Ad Networks To Go Around

paidcontent.org
The federal government is expected to rule any day now on whether Google’s acquisition of AdMob should be approved. The concern is that the two companies will create a monopoly in the space before it even gets off the ground. We’ve made the case before on why the FTC...
Beyond AdMob: There's Plenty More Mobile Ad Networks To Go Around

Why Pinterest Is Playing Dumb About Making Money

www.theatlantic.com
Despite the company's protests to the contrary, Pinterest already knows how to make money, and may already have a model that would work for users, retailers, and itself.  Over the past few weeks, we've seen Pinterest rise out of the pack of next-next-next-gen social networks after humming along in relative...
Why Pinterest Is Playing Dumb About Making Money

Leap of faith: Felix Baumgartner's historic jump from the edge of space

www.engadget.com
BASE jumping might just be about to enter the mainstream. What has typically been considered a fringe activity, reserved for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies, could soon be firmly cemented in the public view. For the uninitiated, BASE jumping is like skydiving, without the plane. Participants throw themselves off...
Leap of faith: Felix Baumgartner's historic jump from the edge of space

With Kaleidoscope, and help from a former Apple evangelist, Black Pixel moves out from behind the curtains

thenextweb.com
Like many people, I spent a good part of my 20s bopping around having ‘experiences’. I spent most of it learning and laboring for other people in relative obscurity, building their brands and trying to do my best at it. Then, as my 30′s neared, I decided to see if...
With Kaleidoscope, and help from a former Apple evangelist, Black Pixel moves out from behind the curtains

Living the dream: Menlo Ventures' Shervin Pishevar

thenextweb.com
Silicon Valley has its fair share of venture capitalists, eager for a chance to get in on the ground-floor of the hottest new startup. We hear about it practically every week when there are funding announcements. But sometimes we don’t hear what companies get beyond the financial support. Just who...
Living the dream: Menlo Ventures' Shervin Pishevar

15 years later, Slashdot meets the crossroads

thenextweb.com
The alchemy of a comeback is hard to define, and even harder to perform. At the headquarters of long-running IT and Geek news social media platform Slashdot, everyone involved is mounting an all-out push to break through the relative obscurity the name has faded into within recent years and jockey...
15 years later, Slashdot meets the crossroads

Movie and TV Show Pirates Hid Topsite Server Inside ISP Network

torrentfreak.com
While BitTorrent sites such as The Pirate Bay grab many of the world’s file-sharing headlines, there are other piracy-focused operations that fly largely under the radar. ‘Warez’ groups are made up of individuals with the shared interest of leaking the latest movies, music, TV shows, games and software onto the...
Movie and TV Show Pirates Hid Topsite Server Inside ISP Network
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