Gfycat, fresh off its $ 10 million seed round and debut of its first mobile app for texting and editing its own flavor of GIFs, announced today that it’s acquiring the Mac desktop application GIF Brewery in an effort at expanding its GIF creation capabilities. The GIF Brewery app, which lets users create, edit and share GIFs from their Mac, has seen over 110,000 downloads to date, and… Read More
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Voters in Washington state could approve the nation’s first carbon tax next week, providing a much-sought victory to proponents of legislative climate action. The post The Unlikely Battle to Pass the Nation’s First Carbon Tax appeared first on WIRED.
Sustainability-minded architects prep for the future parking structures that could, one day, house humans. The post It’s Time to Think About Living in Parking Garages appeared first on WIRED.
Whenever a new developer and compute platform comes along — whether that’s the mobile phone or a VR headset — games are quick to follow as one of the first ever use cases. That’s the case now with Blackstorm, a development platform that’s geared toward different platforms like Messengers and the browser that can easily be accessed without having to download a… Read More
In a rare move, Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit Capital, investors in a number of Silicon Valley’s fintech startups, have backed the bank enabling many of their investments to lurch forward. Cross River Bank, the obscure financial institution that seemingly everyone in fintech has heard of but doesn’t really know, originated more than $ 2.4 billion in loans for… Read More
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Missing MagSafe in the new MacBook Pro? Try this instead. The post Missing the MagSafe Charger in the New MacBook? Here’s Your Dongle appeared first on WIRED.
With new social networking platforms appearing from behind every corner, it can be hard to know exactly where to commit your time and resources. And as we move into the latter-half of 2013, it’s important to look ahead to where social networking is going, and how we can get on board.Read More
Google has come under fire the last year or so from critics who claim that the search engine has been providing too many pages from some of the same domains in search results.
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