Two years ago, WhiteyBoard founders Saachi Cywinski, Sherwin Kim and Jason Wilk set out to re-think those clunky, inflexible whiteboards found in classrooms and offices around the country. They developed a portable, flexible alternative: An inexpensive, "instant" plastic board that weighs less than two
While Callaway has been helping you navigate the golf course for awhile, all its imagery has been abstract; that’s not much help if it turns out a patch marked "rough" on one hole is really shorthand for "crocodile-infested swamp." To that end, Callaway is launching the upro mx+, an upgraded version
Usually one good way to resolve a dispute among many parties is to have a mediator help everyone come to an agreement on something. But the disparity between the way governments work and the way the Internet operates has only widened in the last year. Now, the Internet Society’s lead policy spokesperson
In 2011, Android conquered the world. Google’s mobile operating system was activated on hundreds of thousands of handsets a day, the type of growth that was unprecedented in any era of computing. Android’s momentum from last year has carried into 2012, but it is not the rumbling freight train is was
Blog network Weblogs, Inc. sold to AOL in October 2005, for a reported $25 million. I was in San Francisco when it happened, at the Web 2.0 Conference. The morning the deal went public, I remember founder Jason Calacanis arriving at the conference with a smile as wide as the Cheshire Cat himself. He
Outsourcing is pretty much de rigueur for modern startups looking to conserve capital. But making outsourcing work for your startup isn’t always easy. One of the first steps is figuring out where to outsource.
There are a lot of choices. The first major decision is geographical. Should you outsource
If the Facebook IPO and Pinterest’s $1.5 billion valuation mean anything, it’s that social media have become business as usual. Everybody’s full of social media advice and best practices these days. For today’s Big Question, we asked the savvy RWW readers to share their tips.
On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering and two weeks after writing a five-part series that tried to answer the question on whether or not we’re in a social media bubble, the most striking thing to me is how divided people are on whether or not these astronomical values and unlikely craze can
It’s likely overkill for those interested only in some basic tablet modding, but the folks from Liquidware (no strangers to the DIY scene) have a new bit of kit that should please those looking to take on a more ambitious project. Dubbed simply Amber, the kit is described as "80 percent of the way to
Hundreds of Facebook employees congregated at ‘Hacker Square’ at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters this evening ahead of the company’s insanely-hyped initial public offering. Now, some of the first photos are starting to trickle in. There was a standing ovation for chief executive Mark Zuckerberg,