Apple, coffee and techno: Jonathan Ive’s recipe for success
Stuart Dredge and Alex Hern, theguardian.com
A biography of the iPhone and iMac’s British designer sheds new light on technology’s most-watched design team
It is cluttered with bikes, skateboards and designers’ models, but the ideas factory that sits at the symbolic heart of Apple’s vast…
Biggest source of funding for most startups is actually surprising
Meghan Kelly, venturebeat.com
You hear about startups getting venture capital or crowdfunding money all the time in Silicon Valley. But the two combined barely make up the money given by startups’ biggest funding source: friends and family.
There are 565,000…
'Waiting In Line 3D' Is Deliberately The Worst Video Game Ever Made
Huffington Post UK, huffingtonpost.co.uk
You might have thought that there could be no more boring video game than ‘Desert Bus’ - the game where you have to drive a bus, across the desert, for hours, for no reason.
Indeed it would be hard t …
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Quad’s Mobile Messaging App For College Groups Supports 500-Person Chats
Sarah Perez, techcrunch.com
A new mobile chat application targeting college students, Quad, is working to move student organizations off of email and onto smartphones for managing their group communications. Despite the popularity of mobile messaging…
What We Need in a Next-Gen Social Network
Jonathan Saragossi, thenextweb.com
Jonathan Saragossi is the founder of IM Creator, a free website builder, and AppSite, a tool for promoting mobile applications. Jonathan is also a UX and marketing consultant for major startups including Any.Do and…
'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price
Paul Szoldra Nov. 23, 2013, 6:56 PM, businessinsider.com
If you’re having trouble in the dating game and dread those judgmental looks from friends and family, you can now fake it for a monthly price.
Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, h…
Spotify’s valuation soars over $4B after raising a fresh $250M
Tom Cheredar, venturebeat.com
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Spotify just raised a lot of money — $250 million to be more precise, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing multiple anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
That means it’s nearly doubled the…