Evernote’s $50 Million in Funding Goal: Build a Hundred Year Company

Evernote’s $50 Million in Funding Goal: Build a Hundred Year Company This is great strategic thinking: So when we make any big decision, whether in fund-raising, or product design, or partnership strategy, we ask, “would this make it more or less likely that we’ll be around in a hundred years”, and if the answer is …

Why Android will gain HUGE tablet marketshare later this year

Why Android will gain HUGE tablet marketshare later this year Robert Scobles’s vision of Android tablet future is of single app devices for business and institutions. Apart from the low margins the device manufacturer earns(if they’re lucky), who else gets to win here? Do developers get to sell dozens of apps? Does Google make any …

Note to entrepreneurs: Your idea is not special

Note to entrepreneurs: Your idea is not special Brad Feld: Often these entrepreneurs think their idea is brand new – that no one has ever thought of it before. Other times they ask me to sign a non-disclosure agreement to protect their idea. Occasionally the emails mysteriously allude to the idea without really saying what …

Duke Nukem Forever: barely playable, not funny, rampantly offensive

Duke Nukem Forever: barely playable, not funny, rampantly offensive Ben Kuchera from ArsTecnica: In the first few moments of Duke Nukem Forever, your character pees in a urinal and then earns an achievement for reaching into a toilet and extracting a piece of human excrement. Why does the game reward you for doing this? I …

For this reason, soon Google Apps will only support modern browsers. Beginning August 1st, we’ll support the current and prior major release of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari on a rolling basis. Each time a new version is released, we’ll begin supporting the update and stop supporting the third-oldest version. Our plans to support …

Netflix Is Killing BitTorrent in The US

Netflix Is Killing BitTorrent in The US As we’ve said a few times in the past, the only way to decrease piracy is to compete with it and offer products that are superior to its pirated counterpart. It appears that for (older) movies Netflix is on the right path here. Now that there’s proof, how …