Founder Stories: Serial Entrepreneur Karl Jacob Is Up At The Plate Again With Hangtime

 If Bo knows football and every other sport, Karl Jacob knows startups. Depending on how you count it, Jacob, a former Apple intern and Benchmark EIR, is on his sixth (or seventh?) startup: Hangtime, which aggregates future events in a single app and database. In his career, Jacob has raised over $200 million in venture […]

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Posted on April 17th, 2014 Written by Blancer

Open Source Library For Creating Great Looking Animated And Interactive Line Graphs

    Featured iPhone Development Resources,iOS Development Libraries,Objective-C,Open Source iOS Libraries And Tools I’ve mentioned a number of graphing and charting libraries such as the excellent MagicPie for creating animated pie charts. Here’s a library submitted by Boris Emorine for producing great looking line graphs that has number of nice unique features. These features include: – Adjustable […]

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As Food Delivery War Heats Up, Sprig Plans To Serve Lunch

 SpoonRocket is about to have some competition in the lunch on demand market. Sprig, currently dinner-only, will soon start serving lunch, according to a source who said Sprig now delivers 1000 meals per day. Sprig just raised a $10 million Series A two weeks ago, and is wasting no time in ramping up the fight […]

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 17, 2014

It’s the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You’ll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what’s happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today’s…

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Waterfield Designs Rough Rider leather messenger bag: Review and giveaway

Over the past year or so, we’ve seen a trend emerging from high-end laptop bag manufacturers like Waterfield Designs and Pad & Quill — use of leather as a primary material in their products. This not only provides a beautiful finish to the products,…

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Tuition.io Picks Up A New Investor, As It Manages Over $1 Billion In Student Loans

 In the year since its launch, Tuition.io, the company billing itself as the Mint.com for managing student loans, has grown to manage over $1 billion in loans. The company, which provides a monitoring and management service for student loan payments, has just picked up an investment from Raj Date, the former second-in-command at the U.S. […]

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Design synergy

Not only does the original Mac mini fit perfectly inside the bottom of the G4 cube, but all the cords and rear fan are perfectly accessible from the gap in the rear. It’s almost like it was planned. [Photo credit: Djenan Kozic]…

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I Hijacked The Startup Alley Application System To Extend The Deadline, So Apply Now!

 Attention, startups! This is a code red situation. I have infiltrated the Disrupt Startup Alley application system and left registrations open. (Cue evil laugh.) Read More

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Get Poached

 The tech/startup industry is about as incestuous as it gets, and that’s without any clear tools to help people switch from one moonshot to the next. So imagine a world in which there are two! Allow me to proudly introduce PoachBox, the anonymous employee auction site, and Underdog, the NY-based site for finding your next […]

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?Today in the App Store — the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Today in the App Store — the best free apps, new apps and app updates Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire…

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Instacart Could Raise A Big New Round Of Funding Valuing It At $400 Million

 On-demand grocery startup Instacart is working on raising a big new round of funding, according to sources. The new financing, which we’ve heard is being led by non-VC investors, would value the company at $400 million. Read More

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Meet The 11 New Startups Launching At AngelPad’s Spring Demo Day

 AngelPad, the San Francisco-based startup accelerator founded by early Googler and tech investor Thomas Korte, is holding demo day for its Spring 2014 class in San Francisco today. Since its inception back in 2010, AngelPad has established itself as a top player in the ever-expanding field of tech incubators. Now with operations in New York […]

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Chromebooks Could Soon Be Unlocked Automatically When Your Smartphone Is Near

 Passwords, geez those things suck. You may not need them to login to your computer in the future, and Chromebooks might be the first PC device to offer that feature natively, according to some hints found in the developer preview channel of Chrome OS by Android Police (via 9to5Google). Early code included in the latest build […]

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Weibo Spikes 19.06% In Its Debut

This morning Weibo went public, offering fewer shares than previously expected, though the bloc was priced at $17, in line with yesterday’s reporting. Read More

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How to Use Sound to Make 3D Geometry in Unity

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a simple audio visualizer in Unity. We’ll go through the code that reads out the audio data, and then through several ways to apply this data inside a Unity game. You’ll need a basic understanding of Unity to accomplish this. You’ll also need […]

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