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Alphaworks, The Equity Crowdfunding Platform From Betaworks, Brings On Erin Glenn As CEOview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today the folks at Alphaworks, the equity crowd-funding platform branched out of betaworks, are announcing leadership changes, with Erin Glenn taking the lead as CEO. Nick Chirls, cofounder and former CEO of Alphaworks, is moving on to pursue another new project. Read More (IT news)

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Cookies Are Dead: User-Based Attribution Models Are The Only Way Forwardview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Cookies are the base tracking mechanism for most companies running online marketing initiatives, yet cookies are dying out rapidly because mobile usage is increasing and most mobile browsers don’t support third party cookies. (IT news)

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Yahoo Poaches Amazon Ad Exec Lisa Utzschneider, Ned Brody Takes Ad Tech Roleview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Some executive musical chairs and a interesting poach/hire at Yahoo, announced today. The company has named Lisa Utzschneider as its SVP of sales for the Americas, nabbing her from Amazon, where she was VP, global advertising sales and had been with the company since 2008. (IT news)

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About.Me Launches App That Aims To Replace The Business Cardview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Tony Conrad, the founder of about.me, says it’s time to disrupt the business card. He’s released a new app today called Intro to do just that. “You don’t always have a business card with you, but you always have your phone,” Conrad explained over the phone. (IT news)

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Google Play Books Updated To Make It A Better eReader For Students, Chefs, And Others Who Read Huge Booksview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Most eReader apps tend to be built for reading something from start to finish — which makes sense, given that that’s how about 99 percent of fiction works are meant to be read. But what about non-fiction stuff? The research documents, the textbooks, and the cookbooks of the world? (IT news)

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CherryTree Review: The Rich Tree Notes Applicationview story

http://www.tuxarena.com – CherryTree is a notes-taking application which organizes your notes into a hierarchical tree, has support for text formatting, and is written in GTK2/Python. Lately this application has got a lot of attention due to rich features and frequent updates. (IT news)

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LG’s Crazy New Smartphone Screen Has Almost No Bezelview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Tired of looking at all that extra space around your smartphone screen? Let’s ignore for a second that that space serves a rather important function (giving you somewhere to put your thumb/fingers that isn’t on the screen) and just marvel at this thing. Read More (IT news)

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Apple No Longer Rejecting Calculator Widgets From The App Storeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The maker of a popular iOS app and widget, PCalc, which took advantage of iOS 8’s support for Notification Center Widgets, was recently told by Apple that his handy app would be pulled from the App Store due to the fact that “widgets on iOS cannot perform any calculations.” The app’s creator, James Thomson, took to Twitter to inform users and respond to inquiries abou (IT news)

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Ezra’s Craft Liquor Marketplace Helps You Understand All The Subtle Notes Of Your Drinkview story

http://techcrunch.com –  At some point in most everyone’s life, alcohol consumption goes from a sport wherein players try to get pounded in the most efficient way possible to an activity all in itself, where people actually enjoy the taste, the flavors, and the experience of drinking a fine liqueur. (IT news)

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Conspirationist Website Wants People to Boycott Linux and Use Minixview story

http://spd.rss.ac – A new website has been launched, encouraging people to boycott the Linux kernel by avoiding all the distributions and products that use it, while pointing at the Minix kernel for a better alternative. This is not the first initiative of its kind. In fact, a similar website was released just a couple of weeks ago, asking users to support forking Debian because it adopted systemd. (IT news)

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Black Lab Education Desktop 6.0.1 to Be Supported Until 2022view story

http://spd.rss.ac – Black Lab Education Desktop 6.0.1 Public Beta, a Linux distribution built for an education environment and based on the Black Lab Professional Desktop series, has been released and is available for testing. There are numerous Linux distributions that are oriented towards education, but you can never have too many in a domain such as this one. (IT news)

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4MLinux Rescue Edition 10.1 Beta Helps Users with Data Recoveryview story

http://spd.rss.ac – 4MLinux Rescue Edition, a special distribution that includes a wide set of system maintenance and recovery applications, has advanced to version 10.1 Beta and is now ready for testing. 4MLinux Rescue Edition is just one flavor in the 4MLinux ecosystem, but it's also one of the most useful, as it packs a large number of tools that can be used to salvage data or perform a backup on systems that are (IT news)