The future of online media may look like a bleak landscape filled with shallow clickbait and pageview-driven sharing by people who haven’t even read the entire article, but Betaworks CEO John Borthwick says there is still hope for deeper forms of content
Quibb, a startup that offers an exclusive content-sharing network for professional users, is experimenting with crowdfunding via an Alphaworks widget that allows users to join in a VC round directly from the company’s website
Full-blown crowdfunding — which allows anybody to buy shares in any company on the internet — has attracted hype, but it’s still not here. There are good reasons for that.
The color blue is ubiquitous in tech design — maybe too much so. How we got so hooked on the color may have to do with biological evolution.
Want to see what Digg’s RSS reader will look like when it comes in beta form next week? The company released a few more details and photos of the news reader for desktop and mobile.
Digg isn’t a newcomer to the social news scene — in fact, it helped pioneer the concept. But the folks at Betaworks are re-imaginging social news for 2013, and the RSS reader they plan to launch in late June will play an integral role.
Will design contribute to this growing trend of Silicon Valley turning into a hits-driven ecosystem, not unlike Hollywood?
Waiting to play Dots on Android? It’s coming, the company says. In the meantime, Dots for iPad and a multiplayer version are here, as users continue playing the popular game from Betaworks.
Have you played Dots yet? Chances are good that if you downloaded the new game from Betaworks, you’ve played a game or two, since users have now played more than 100 million games since the app launched.
Is the free game worth your time, or is it just a bare-bones experiment aimed to help Betaworks better its other products? Well, as it turns out, it can be both.