Gone are the days of starting companies in your garage. And Google thinks it can help with the change in venue.
The tech giant announced Wednesday that it will be partnering with co-working spaces and "startup hubs" -- where young companies can get access to office space, mentors, and other resources to help them grow -- to create a hub network that'll help startups commune.
The initiative is being overseen by Google for Entrepreneurs, the arm of the company that focuses on nurturing startups. Google already has startup hubs in London and Tel Aviv, but this new … Read more
Thwarted by irreconcilable differences, the Digital Advertising Alliance has withdrawn from an effort to standardize how browsers could tell Web sites that users don't want their behavior tracked.
The World Wide Web Consortium's Do Not Track effort included browser makers, privacy advocates, and advertisers, but the conflicting agendas hobbled an already contentious effort. Most recently, the working group trying to hammer out the standard rejected a July proposal from the DAA.
"After more than two years of good-faith effort and having contributed significant resources, the DAA no longer believes that the TPWG is capable of fostering the … Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Box CEO Aaron Levie promised an improved and faster user experience with the launch of four new products Monday at its BoxWorks customer conference.
In addition to unveiling its integration of the recently acquired HTML5 document tool Crocodoc, Box boasted a ''dramatically improved" iOS mobile app that allows for working off line, new photo-viewing abilities, a new way to capture and share ideas, and a way to add context "to get more out of your information."
The mobile app will be out later this year.
"The cloud is still only becoming more ubiquitous,&… Read more
Apple's iWork for iCloud service may be inaccessible at times for some users as Apple deals with an overwhelming response to the service.
At WWDC in June of this year, Apple introduced iWork for iCloud, a service that brings a large number of the features in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to iCloud.com, making documents, spreadsheets, and presentations accessible and editable through most major browsers.
This service was at first limited to developers, but Apple sent invites to a number of Apple customers, allowing them to use the beta release of iWork for iCloud. However, it appears Apple did … Read more
Apple's iWork for iCloud Beta is now open to anyone with an Apple ID.
iCloud users who log into their accounts on Friday will find that they can access beta versions of Apple's Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Upon choosing one of those applications, they'll have free access to the productivity suite, and create everything from presentations to spreadsheets.
Apple has previously offered iWork for iCloud Beta to developers. The company also quietly tested out the service with some invited users. It appears now, however, that the apps are available to anyone on iCloud.
Apple announced iCloud for … Read more
Prosecutors in Brazil have filed a lawsuit against Samsung accusing the company of violating labor rights in the country by allegedly having employees in one of its factories work extremely long shifts for dozens of days in a row.
According to Reporter Brasil, a Brazilian news agency that reports on labor issues, the lawsuit was filed after the Ministry of Labor and Employment uncovered alleged egregious working conditions after two inspections at a Samsung factory in the Zona Franca de Manaus -- where some of the company's smartphones are assembled.
Mercedes' S-Class was one of the first high-tech cars, laden with electronics and smart systems back as far as the '80s. But in recent years, it stood out less in terms of technology because competitors offered as much...and then more. With the arrival of an all-new S-Class for the 2014 model year, Mercedes fights back and at the same time takes steps to reduce the car's image as an old man's ride. As you watch the video, note … Read more
Some iCloud users have been able to get their hands on iWork for iCloud Beta, according to a new report.
iCloud users on Friday started receiving invites to try out iWork for iCloud Beta, Engadget is reporting. The application, which allows for document creation and management in iCloud, was previously only available to developers.
Apple announced iCloud for iWork at the Worldwide Developers Conferencein June. The company said that it would make the platform available as a public beta at some point this year. Now that it's starting to seed the platform to some users, it might not … Read more
It's not easy to use your keyboard when you've just slathered oodles of Factor 30 over your rotund body.
It's not easy to focus on sales figures and online ad rate projections when you're sipping a local concoction and talking surfing with an instructor who says his name is Fabio.
Yet the majority of Americans are accepting that there's one thing they will have to do on their summer vacations: juggle pleasure with work.