LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

 LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates ...

This startup just got $4 million to get you to eat more bugs

 Gross? Well, that gross idea just pulled in a $ 4 million Series A round from AccellFoods, existing investor Collaborative Fund and a bunch of angels including Nas and Tim Ferriss. ...

Nom.com, a foodie-focused live video network from YouTube’s Steve Chen, launches with $4.7M

 We’ve heard relatively little from Steve Chen since he joined Google Ventures after parting ways with Chad Hurley, his co-founder at YouTube and more recently Avos. It ...

Google joins the Open Compute Project

 Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Facebook Lite, now Facebook’s fastest-growing app, reaches 100M monthly users

 Facebook Lite, Facebook stripped down version of its service for Android, just past the notable landmark of 100 million monthly active users and became the social network’s ...

Justice Department appeals pro-Apple decision in New York iPhone case

 Authorities in New York have taken the first step to appealing a judge’s ruling last month that denied a request for information held on an iPhone. Read More iPhone – ...

Solar financing platform Wunder raises $3.6M

 Wunder Capital, a provider of solar financing for medium-sized businesses, has raised $ 3.6 million in a new round of financing. The company has raised $ 4.7 million from Techstars ...

Here’s a video of the least interesting self-driving car accident ever

 Back on February 14th, Google’s self-driving car had its first fender bender to occur while the car’s AI was in control. The Associated Press managed to get footage ...

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More iPhone – TechCrunch

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Amazon Partners With British Supermarket Chain Morrisons For Fresh Grocery Deliveries

 Amazon has signed a wholesale supply deal with Morrisons, one of Britain’s largest supermarket chains, to deliver fresh and frozen groceries to Amazon Prime Now and Amazon ...

LinkedIn And The Golden Age Of American Education

 A new book declaring the end of the golden age of economic growth has set the wonky world of economics aflame. Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth juxtaposes ...