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Hub Launches To Become The All-In-One Calendar And To-Do App For Your Familyview story

http://techcrunch.com – Organization within families — or even within teams — has never been easy. Different people use different calendars and tools for to-do lists, which means that it’s tough to stay on the same page. (IT news)

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Khosla Ventures Replaces Yuri Milner In Y Combinator’s YC VC Programview story

http://techcrunch.com – Khosla Ventures is joining Y Combinator’s YC VC program, which provides $80,000 to each startup that goes through the seed stage accelerator. (IT news)

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Salon Booking Platform StyleSeat Goes Mobile, Ahead Of Upcoming Series Aview story

http://techcrunch.com – Salon-booking service StyleSeat has finally made its way to mobile, after seeing its smartphone usage increase from 15% during the company’s first year (2011) to now 78% of total usage today. (IT news)

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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella On Outgoing CEO Ballmer’s Legacy, Management Style, And Visionview story

http://techcrunch.com – ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley today published an interview with Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, one of its key executives and a candidate to be its next CEO. The discussion as written focuses on the legacy and style of the company’s outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, with whom Nadella has worked closely. Given the CEO buzz about Nadella, his views, and criticisms of Ballmer matter. (IT news)

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My Long Road To Self-Publishingview story

http://techcrunch.com – After blindly supporting it for a number of years, I’ve decided to crowdfund my own project, a novel that I wrote for my son, and then write about the experience for you guys. Today I’d like to talk about my own experiences in publishing and why I think crowdfunding is, at the very least, a viable alternative to the traditional models. (IT news)

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Comcast Will Spend Millions Developing And Promoting Khan Academy To Encourage Low-Income Broadband Adoptionview story

http://techcrunch.com – Comcast has committed to pumping millions of dollars into a joint partnership with Khan Academy that will pay for product development of its free, online education and promote it alongside Comcast’s cheap broadband access tier Internet Essentials for low-income families. (IT news)

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Windows Phone 8.1 Brings Popular Android And iOS Features To The Emerging Third Mobile Platformview story

http://techcrunch.com – For all its polish, Windows Phone still lags the competition in certain features that seem obvious to include. (IT news)

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Moments Lets You Quickly Build A Photo Book On Your iPad, Pick It Up At Walgreens When Completeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Looking for a last-minute holiday gift you can create on your iPad and pick up the same day? Moments.me (not to be confused with photo-sharing app Moment.me), is a newly launched photo book maker which lets you quickly build a customizable, hardcover-bound photo book using images from your social networks, iCloud or your Camera Roll. (IT news)

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MyOptique Raises Another £8M To Grow Internationally And Acquire Othersview story

http://techcrunch.com – A million years ago (ok, back in 2005), Glasses Direct was founded in the UK. It wasn’t quite Warby Parker, but it did help pioneer the whole wave of online optometrist startups. (IT news)

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Google Ventures: $1.2B Under Management, 75 New Investments And 9 Exits In 2013view story

http://techcrunch.com – Google Ventures is releasing its year-end data for 2013, showing that the firm made 75 new investments and saw 9 exits for the year. (IT news)

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With $5.3M In Funding, Entitle Launches E-Book Service Emphasizing Ownership And Big Titlesview story

http://techcrunch.com – In the past few months, we’ve seen the launch of several e-book subscription services using a Netflix-style pricing model, where users pay a monthly fee and get access to any title in the catalog. A new service called Entitle is going in a different direction — users still pay a subscription fee, but they can only download a few books each month. Isn’t that a worse deal? (IT news)

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PHP 5.5.7 Is Now the Latest Stable Build Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – PHP, an HTML-embedded scripting language with syntax borrowed from C, Java, and Perl, with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in, has been updated to version 5.5.7. PHP 5.x includes a new OOP model based on the Zend Engine 2.0, a new extension for improved MySQL support, built-in native support for SQLite, and much more. According to the changelog, some MIME types have been added to (IT news)