April 2012 Archives
Thursday, 26th April 2012
This story was originally published in Silicon Alley Insider. More bad news for Google and Android. Amazon's Kindle Fire now has 54.4% of the Android tablet market in the U.S., according to comScore. This means Google has lost control of the Android tablet market to one of its newest mobile rivals after just a few months.
Bullpen Capital's Duncan Davidson on VC Funding and "The Era of Cheap"
For a technology startup company to launch an initial product and survive long enough to gauge its success, requires two-orders-of-magnitude less money today than at the start of the previous decade. This from a man who knows from having made bigger investments that are smaller: Duncan Davidson, Managing Director of Menlo Park-based Bullpen…
The CISPA Amendments We Really Need
The goal of CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act – the latest cybersecurity legislation pending in the House of Representatives – seemed so simple in the beginning: From time to time, security companies need to provide information about possible threats to government authorities so they can take action. When you write…
[Video] Google Drive & the Personal Cloud
This week's big news was the launch of Google Drive, the fabled cloud storage and syncing service that's been rumored for years. Jon got early access to the service and the team behind it, and he and Robyn explained the news and answered reader questions on this week's RWW Hangout On Air.
Read/Write Daily: Shifting Perspective
Today’s theme is shifting perspective. We’re changing our outside world faster than ever, but inside we haven’t changed much in thousands of years. Are we ready for the future we’re building? For all our social networking and interest graphs, we still don’t have a clue about the basics of mating. But maybe the humans of the future just…