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  • Koding: Helping developers code together

    14 August 2013

    You might think of Koding as a sort of social network for programmers but if you stopped there you'd be wrong. You can build entire apps inside Koding. It's growing fast and after getting a demo here you can see why. It helps you share resources, ideas,...

  • Tapingo: awesome way for college students to order food and drinks

    13 August 2013

    It starts with context: what drink do you usually get on the way to class? Is it an iced latte? Fine, your mobile phone can order it for you as soon as you leave your dorm. How? Tapingo keeps track of your context. It's morning, for instance, and you've...

  • Adobe's Dreamweaver CS5.5

    06 May 2011

    Adobe helped spark the desktop publishing revolution in the mid 1980s with its PostScript page description language used in Apple LaserWriter printers. Today, publishing is vastly different than it was 25 years ago, as consumers are accessing content...

  • Transvideo: using video to aid product launch

    19 May 2011

    More and more companies are using short videos (typically under 90 seconds) that they can post on their web sites to introduce their products or services. Transvideo Studios, along with its in house creative team called Picturelab, has been making videos...

  • Nanosys

    23 June 2011

    One of the many fronts on which device manufacturers battle one another is screen resolution—each gadget maker vying to have the highest quality image display among its competitors. Typically an increase in image quality corresponds to an increase in...

  • LiveShare: instant photo sharing from Cooliris

    25 May 2011

    Photo sharing on the web has been around for years. Sites like Flickr, Facebook, Picasa and Snapfish provide a wealth of options for uploading images and making them available to friends and family. None of these sites, however, allows instant, real-time...

  • VMware announces Horizon App Manager

    17 May 2011

    Last year at VMworld, VMware previewed Project Horizon, its cloud-based management service, which is part of an effort to help companies embrace the cloud and the wealth of cloud applications currently available on the market. Today, VMware is announcing...

  • Swayable: rate anything on the web

    31 May 2011

    Before starting Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg created FaceMash, which allowed Harvard students to rate the photos of other students. FaceMash was preceded by sites such as RateMyFace, AmIHot.com and perhaps most famously, Hot or Not. Today, Swayable is taking...

  • Photowalk with Thomas Hawk - Photography Tips & Advice

    06 May 2011

    http://www.silberstudios.tv We're photowalking with photographer Thomas Hawk on today's Marc Silber Show Advancing Your Photography. Thomas is a San Francisco Bay Area-based photographer and his goal in life is simple—to photograph and publish a huge...

  • iPad Garageband - Guitar Jam Improvisation

    25 May 2011

    Click here http://tiny.cc/37bh1w for Free Guitar Lesson This is me creating a jam track with apple's Garageband app for the ipad and then shredding a guitar solo over it! I am sorry about the bad video quality, but i could not find a way to record ipad's...

  • PluralSight announces acquisition of TrainSignal for $23.6 million

    09 August 2013

    Here Aaron Skonnard, founder of Pluralsight, a white hot training company, announced the acquisition of TrainSignal for $23.6 million. I talk to Aaron about that and also about the online training space. Pluralsight helps people learn to program in a...

  • Big Live: fostering real-time interactions around content

    09 June 2011

    Producers of online video content are always looking for ways to get their audience more involved and more engaged beyond just leaving comments. By leveraging the social network, Big Live is providing a solution that fosters real-time discussion among...

  • Photoshop CS5 update

    02 June 2011

    The proliferation of devices beyond the desktop or laptop is changing virtually everything in the computing world, and software applications that have been around for years, like Adobe's Photoshop, are having to change right along with it. "There's a...

  • Pingar: turning unstructured data into knowledge

    23 August 2011

    Large enterprises, and even smaller organizations in a document intensive industry, often have millions of documents stored on their servers. Finding any sort of meaningful relationship among the documents or gleaning any value from them can seem impossible....

  • Facebook's new energy efficient data center

    02 May 2011

    Cloud technologies power some of Internet's most well-known sites—Picasa, Gmail, Facebook and Zynga, just to name a few—and cloud companies are striving to make the computer processing behind these sites as energy efficient as possible. With that in mind,...

  • Formspring: changing social conversations on the web

    07 June 2011

    The phrase 'rapid growth' doesn't quite do justice to the explosion in usage that a new social site called Formspring has enjoyed since it launched just 18 months ago. With over 24 million user accounts and 3.5 million unique visitors every day, it is...

  • A look at the next stage in mobile with Moves and ReelyActive

    16 March 2013

    Moves is an app that watches what you do. It works in the background. Tracks you during the day. It's sort of like a health monitor that you might wear, like a FitBit, Nike FuelBand, etc. But it does a lot more than those do. So, we took a walk to discover...

  • James In A Mess

    16 December 2011

    (My first 2011 movie) James thinks Toby and Henrietta are old and shabby, thus calling them dirty objects. Toby soon looses patience and asks James why he is painted red. James proudly announces that red is the only worthy colour for a spendid engine,...

  • Rocket Lawyer

    10 May 2011

    Most of us will require the expertise of a lawyer at some point in our lives, and traditionally that expertise has been relatively expensive to obtain. Rocket Lawyer is changing that by providing affordable access to legal assistance over the Internet....

  • PluralSight announces acquisition of TrainSignal for $23.6 million

    06 August 2013

    Here Aaron Skonnard, founder of Pluralsight, a white hot training company, announced the acquisition of TrainSignal for $23.6 million. I talk to Aaron about that and also about the online training space. Pluralsight helps people learn to program in a...

  • PARC Innovation Tour, Part V: In database privacy

    03 August 2013

    How can you send a database, or give access to it, while making sure that different people can only see data that they are supposed to? Think of a spreadsheet. What if person A is only supposed to be able to see Rows A, C, and E, while person B is supposed...

  • SRI, home of Siri, shows us a new way to work

    18 May 2013

    On our tour through Silicon Valley's top research lab, SRI, we visited the computer science lab where SRI is inventing a new way to work, called "Bright." It watches you at every step of the way. Learn more on the work being done at SRI: http://www.sri.com/research-development/biomedical-sciences-health On...

  • SRI (home of Siri) shows us augmented reality binoculars

    18 May 2013

    How good can something like Google Glass become? Here is part of our tour of SRI, the famous Silicon Valley research lab that brought us the Internet, mouse, Nuance, HDTV, Siri, robotic surgeries, and much more. In this video you'll see binoculars that...

  • NewMe accelerator and three of its best startups

    13 May 2013

    NewMe Accelerator helps women and minorities get businesses started, San Francisco style. They move a bunch of entrepreneurs to San Francisco, where they get mentorship, meet with investors and press, and get their companies started. Here Angela Barton,...

  • Northface's founder compares starting a company now vs. 1970s

    03 July 2013

    http://www.obscuradigital.com/ is one of the most innovative companies around. It builds digital experiences for a variety of companies. If you were at Facebook's latest F8 you saw it work when you walked in on a huge data wall. Here I meet with a group...

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