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Month: July 2014

What to Think, Ep. 14: Talking big data with Hilary Mason

In this episode, Dylan Tweney and Jordan Novet catch up with data science maven (and New York tech scene fixture) Hilary Mason about her new startup, Fast Forward Labs, and how it will help companies solve their data science problems.

Read more about Fast Forward Labs on VentureBeat.… Read the rest

If this is the iPhone 6 screen, it’s going to be a nearly indestructible device (video)

If this is the iPhone 6 screen, it’s going to be a nearly indestructible device (video)

Above: The actual iPhone 5 next to the front panel of what may be the iPhone 6.

Image Credit: Marques Brownlee video

Gadget videoblogger Marques Brownlee continues testing a piece of glass he got a couple weeks ago that he believes is the front panel of the upcoming iPhone 6.… Read the rest

What to Think, Ep. 13: Resurrecting Prodigy

In this episode, Dylan Tweney and Jordan Novet speak with Benj Edwards, a journalist who is digging up screenshots from the old Prodigy online service. We talk about the challenges and joys of digital archeology.

If you want to know more, check out Edwards’ website about Vintage Computing.… Read the rest

Silicon Valley VC’s plan to split California into 6 states may actually make the ballot

Silicon Valley VC’s plan to split California into 6 states may actually make the ballot

Above: Tim Draper of DFJ

Image Credit: Dean Takahashi

If you thought venture capitalist Tim Draper’s plan to split California into six states was ludicrous, get ready for two more years of intensely rolling your eyes.

Draper’s team will announce tomorrow that it has collected more than the 807,615 signatures required to put the constitutional amendment on the ballot, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.… Read the rest

What Yo’s $1.5M round tells us about the state of tech marketing

The guys who invented Yo are not stupid.

Their app may be — depending on who you talk to, the idea of an app that does nothing but send the message “Yo” is either charmingly clever or incredibly annoying — but the founders are not.… Read the rest

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