Alexis Ohanian offered colorful opinions on net neutrality on Thursday morning at an event in New York.
The close of an FCC comment period revealed an important difference in how big and small tech companies are approaching the net neutrality debate.
The food experiment-turned-real product Soylent has raised a $1.5 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz, Lerer Ventures and Alexis Ohanian.
The winner of the Publishing Hackathon will be chosen at BookExpo America on Friday afternoon, and I’ll be live blogging here starting at 3 PM ET.
Last week SpotHero announced a $2.5 million round. This week competitor and fellow Chicago parking outfit ParkWhiz announced its Series A. ParkWhiz started out selling parking spaces online for special events like the Super Bowl, but it’s expanded into day-to-day spot reservations.
After bootstrapping itself for more than five years, New York City-based Behance, an online destination for creative galleries and portfolios, has finally turned to outside funding, securing a $6.5 million investment from Union Square Ventures and a host of investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Exec launched a few weeks ago with an ultra-easy-to-use system for booking exec assistants to do various odd jobs around San Francisco. Now it’s extending that service to include booking time with a few startup founders.
Members of New York’s tech community, a couple thousand strong, braved the winter chill and gathered outside the offices of New York senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to protest the PIPA and SOPA legislation Wednesday, calling it a potentially crippling set of bills.
Representative Darrell Issa has called a Jan. 18 hearing that will bring more voices from the technology industry to Washington D.C,. to discuss how legislation such as the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would affect the Internet.