Posted by HenthorneNo on September 5, 2013 ·
Two years ago, Oren Jacob left his role as CTO at Pixar after working at the studio for over 20 years. After a brief stint as Entrepreneur In Residence at August Capital, he announced that he was off to start his own company: ToyTalk.
ToyTalk has kept their projects mostly under wraps.. until now. Before today, most of what we knew about the company could be gathered from its name: they’d [...]
Posted by JettaSeaman593 on September 5, 2013 ·
“This is going to sound a little odd,” Ari Weinstein says, “but when I was a kid coding…was a lot harder.”
Ari Weinstein is just 19. He’s about to start as a freshman at MIT after deferring for a year to do a little fooling around. And he’s been playing in Apple’s ecosystem — in one form or another — since he was 11. That was when he took an [...]
Posted by LichungSprofhy on September 4, 2013 ·
Startup Groopt is hoping to become the platform that nonprofits use to both build their websites and communicate/collaborate with members.
I actually covered the company about a year ago, and the vision wasn’t all that different — it started out as a collaboration tool for fraternities and sororities, and at the time it was trying to expand to serve any large group. However, CEO Patrick Allen [...]
Posted by annapohunter664 on September 4, 2013 ·
Today at Samsung’s Unpacked event in Germany, the company unveiled an updated version of one of its big tablets — the Galaxy Note 10.1. Until now, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy Note 10.1 came with a 1280×800 display. The company finally put a 2560
Posted by KolkmannHislip on September 4, 2013 ·
SendHub, a business-focused call and messaging solution with a long-term goal of replacing PBX systems with mobile apps and online dashboards, has raised $3 million in Series A funding, the company is announcing today. The round was led by Bullpen Capital, and included participation from Menlo Ventures, Kapor Capital, 500 startups, China Rock Capital, plus angels Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Harj [...]