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Screw University, Course Hero Curates YouTube Into Free Business and Coding Classes

Screw University, Course Hero Curates YouTube Into Free Business and Coding Classes

You can learn just about anything from YouTube…if you’re willing to dig through millions of videos. Luckily, Course Hero has done the work for you, offering coherent classes by hosting collections of the best educational YouTube videos and other content. The newly launched courses section of the eduTech startup’s site now has classes in entrepreneurship, business plan development, and programming in a…

Instagram’s User Count Now At 40 Million, Saw 10 Million New Users In Last 10 Days

Instagram’s User Count Now At 40 Million, Saw 10 Million New Users In Last 10 Days

Instagram received a fair amount of press over the last week. First, 10 days ago, the app launched on Android. Then news of Facebook buying the tiny startup for billion was everywhere from the Drudge Report to The Daily Show. The attention resulted in explosive growth. Since the launch of its Android app, Instagram’s user…

Google Play Now Accepts Paid Android App Submissions From New Seller Countries

Google Play Now Accepts Paid Android App Submissions From New Seller Countries

While Google’s top brass were busy dissecting the company’s Q1 earnings on their scheduled conference call, it was business as usual for the rest of the company. Over on the official Android Developers blog, for example, Google announced that developers in the Czech Republic, Mexico, Israel, and Poland can now sell Android apps and in-app additions…

HP goes 3D with new TouchSmart 620 all-in-one desktop, 2311gt monitor

HP goes 3D with new TouchSmart 620 all-in-one desktop, 2311gt monitor

Summary: Consumers haven’t been racing to embrace 3D in their homes, but that hasn’t stopped HP from rolling out some new products that add the third dimension to your PC experience. The company that made headlines when it recently considered dropping its personal computer business continues to release new desktops, with the TouchSmart 620 3-D edition…

Over 10M Websites Now Using Google Analytics: Google Biz Chief

Over 10M Websites Now Using Google Analytics: Google Biz Chief

It’s Google Q1 earnings day, and because we all know that you have better things to do than listen to executives dryly read prepared statements, we’re taking one for the team and keeping you in the know about the important stuff.Google beat Q1 expectations, reportingrevenues of $10.65B and a net income of $2.9B. During the…

Fetchnotes Launches A Simple, Cloud-Based Note-Taking Service (That Twitter Users Will Love)

Fetchnotes is a promising, lightweight note-taking app for list makers and idea-havers which looks deceptively simple. But that simplicity is actually one of Fetchnotes’ key selling points. It’s meant to be fast and easy to use. And although there are a ton of apps for taking notes, from robust offerings like Evernote to more limited mobile apps like the Notes…

Nokia Lumia 900

There are many reasons why thousands of consumers are opting for handsets like the Nokia Lumia 900 which use the impressive Windows operating system. Many people like the excellent user interface which is arguably the nicest looking of all the mobile platforms available. Other users like the simple connectivity between the phones and other Windows…

eBay Doesn’t Understand The Meaning Of Open

Last year, eBay acquired Magento, developer of an open-source e-commerce platform for around $180 million. Magento became part of X.commerce, a combined open platform business from eBay and PayPal. A year after the acquisition was announced, Magento co-founder and CTO Yoav Kutner has left eBay. While fellow Magento co-founder Roy Rubin sent Kutner off with a warm farewell, Kutner doesn’t have such…

Facebook One-Ups Google With A Kind Of ‘Facebook+’: Your FB Email, Timeline Names Are Now Linked Up

Facebook today announced a change for how people can find you on its network — a move for more consistency, but also another route to getting people to use more email in Facebook, and secure its place as the center of your web life. Facebook is now rolling out a service where the name you…

Stock Market For Music Hipsters’ TastemakerX Hits Beta In Time For Coachella

Almost all currency is virtual — In that it relies on the people who are trading it to define its value. Thus we are an economy of taste by default, so it’s about time some startup owned the taste graph. TastemakerX has the potential to be that startup, with its ”stock market for bands” app allowing music snobs…

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