Immersive Infections

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Editor’s note: Adam Kujawa is a computer scientist with over nine years’ experience in reverse engineering and malware analysis. He has worked at a number of United States federal and defense agencies, helping these organizations reverse engineer malware and develop defense and mitigation techniques. He is currently head of Malware Intelligence for…

Are Tech Companies Overvalued? Top Investors Think So

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
[tc_5min code=”518229843″] Is Winter coming? It may already be here, according to VCs like Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures and John Lilly of Greylock. We asked some of the world’s most respected investors about state of valuations at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. The consensus is that public tech company prices soared…

Google Play Store Adds Wallet Rival PayPal As A Payments Option

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Here is a somewhat surprising move by Google: starting today, the company will accept PayPal as a payment option in its Play store in twelve countries, including the U.S., Germany and Canada, as well as Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. For Google to work with what…

Preview: Kevin Keller #13

Originally posted on Graphic Policy:
KEVIN KELLER #13 Script: Paul Kupperberg, Dan Parent Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli Cover: Dan Parent CHIBI Variant Cover: Ryan Jampole On Sale: 5/14 32-page, full color comic $2.99 US. When everyone at Riverdale High is fascinated by an online gossip site written by someone under the moniker…

Opportunity Cost

Originally posted on JOINTLY:
Something that I’ve been experiencing on the daily are harsh adult realities. I often tell people that I don’t feel like my charmed, happy childhood prepared me enough for the reality of the real world. But, hey, I guess that’s life – right? One of the realities I’ve because all too…

Avoid Stagnation: Acceleration Trumps Incubation

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Editor’s note: Bill Aulet is the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of the recently released book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup.  Interest in startup accelerators and incubators has exploded…

“There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and…

Review: Origin II #1

Originally posted on Graphic Policy:
Origin II is a sequel to Marvel’s controversial series that peeled back the at that point unknown, and confusing, history of their cash-cow Wolverine. This five-part series comes to us by the talented team of writer Kieron Gillen andartist  Adam Kubert. Promising another unknown chapter in the character’s history, it’s…

Apple Acquires Rapid-Fire Camera App Developer SnappyLabs

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Apple has acquired the one-man photo technology startup SnappyLabs, maker of SnappyCam, sources tell me. [Update 1/5/2014 9:15am PST: Apple confirms the acquisition.] The startup was founded and run solely by John Papandriopoulos, an electrical engineering PhD from the University Of Melbourne who invented a way to make the iPhone’s camera take…