Stack Overflow, the leading knowledge-sharing community for developers and technologists, is being acquired by Prosus, an internet holding company and investment firm, in a transaction that values the company at $1.8BM.
Shipster is quite simply the fastest way to ship anything, anywhere. And it’s easy: you just take a picture of what you want to send, large or small, then tell Shipster where you want to send it. A Shipster will show up in minutes and you’re done. You can even track your shipment while Shipster […]
“Before the Bitcoin protocol was invented, most computer scientists thought a system like Bitcoin was impossible because of a famous problem in computer science called the Byzantine Generals’ Problem. The problem, in a nutshell, is how to coordinate among distributed nodes to come up with a consensus that is resistant to attackers who are trying […]
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In his presentation at the Startup School last year, Chris Dixon had a bit of unconventional wisdom to share. Good ideas which are clearly good ideas, he reasons, are gobbled up quickly by the big companies like Apple and Samsung. Then what does that leave for every would-be startup and entrepreneur looking to introduce the next big thing? Leftovers—or good ideas that look like bad ideas.
Looking for a Super Mario Mobius strip, birds’ nest eggcups, headphone cufflinks or a hyphae lamp? Shapeways has all this and more, at just a click away, and considering that the 6 year old company just announced a whopping $30 million Series C led by Andreessen-Horowitz, expect to see a lot more innovation from these […]