How many web browsers are you familiar with? Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera have the vast majority of users, but hundreds of other browsers exist. Are they any good? Here’s a closer look.
Mårten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, argues that when companies lock in to their own design and customizations, it’s as harmful as when they lock in to a vendor. Mickos explains why he thinks using standardized open source products is the best way to avoid both types of lock-in.
Comment sections are one of the most unloved parts of the online media business, but the media giants behind a new joint venture believe that they are worth fixing, and they are going to create an open-source platform for community to try and do exactly that
Runscope, a startup providing API debugging tools for developers and enterprises, has raised $6M in first found funding led by General Catalyst Partners.
Founder Mark Armstrong started Longreads as a Twitter hashtag five years ago and built it into a global community focused on longform writing. The startup said Wednesday that it has been acquired by Automattic, the company behind the WordPress blogging platform.
Researchers have discovered a serious flaw known as Heartbleed that affects the security software that runs on about two-thirds of the servers on the internet and could expose user data, including passwords. Here’s what you need to know about it
Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus might seem strange at the outset, but it could have a big payoff in the not-too-distant future.
The trend toward delivering ever more complicated processes as services is well established in the computing world, but CircuitHub wants to bring it into product manufacturing.
Should Comcast be allowed to buy Time Warner Cable? Does Sprint CEO Dan Hesse have what it takes to rebuild Sprint’s network? Does Bitcoin need some adult supervision? Are we capable of writing sentences in anything but question form?
Many companies have tried to come up with a single service that allows teams to work effectively without email, but former Flickr founder Stewart Butterfield believes he has done it with Slack, which integrates with dozens of different data sources including Twitter