Roadmap is just around the corner. Have you embraced design as a core element of your tech business?
Expedia has rebuilt its technical infrastructure so it can continue to attract travelers. It showed off its new tablet and wearable apps this week.
Yo wants to be far more than a notification hub. Like IFTTT and larger platforms its trying to become the connective tissue between the web and the real world.
Searching through web video sucks, with most of the data coming from tags. But Op3nvoice wants to make audio from video searchable in the same way that the text-based web is today.
Flipboard is making it easy for users creating curated magazines on the platform to collect and share products, complete with pricing information — features that seem aimed at the same ecommerce market Pinterest is targeting.
If you have any doubt that Pinterest is becoming a dominant force in e-commerce, check out these stats of how it drives traffic to some big retailers.
Pinterest has confirmed an AllThingsD report that it has raised a $225-million Series E round of funding led by Fidelity Investments, with previous investors including Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital, Valiant Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners chipping in as well. The investment comes at a $3.8-billion valuation, and the total amount of money raised by Pinterest is now around — brace yourself — $538 million. Pinterest recently started to experiment with ads, or promoted pins, as the company calls them – but so far it isn’t charging brands any money for these experiments.
There’s a design-centric shift happening in the tech sector. Find out what’s it all about at our experience design conference RoadMap Nov. 5th and 6th in San Francisco.
Come join us on November 5th and 6th in San Francisco and hear from the creative minds behind the future of experience design.
Pinterest is making it easier for users to save text-based articles to the site. The move is likely to attract more media companies to Pinterest, and may also prevent some users from switching over to services like Pocket and Instapaper.