Tech Meetup gets hacked. Got this email this morning, followed by another from the group saying that Nate is NOT stepping down as the head of the Meetup. Seems kinda appropriate to be honest - it is a tech group after all….a little hacking is part of its nature.

Tech Meetup gets hacked. Got this email this morning, followed by another from the group saying that Nate is NOT stepping down as the head of the Meetup. Seems kinda appropriate to be honest - it is a tech group after all….a little hacking is part of its nature.

Apple’s annual developers conference has sold out less than 12 hours after the company began accepting registrations, setting a new record for ticket sales and underscoring the popularity and developer interest surrounding company’s mobile and traditional operating system.

AppleInsider | Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference sells out in record 10 hours (via shaneguiter)

Awesome. Nice work IBM (and IBM’s agency). Wake up other brands, its happening all around you.
via staff:

SmarterCities launched last week as a platform to submit your ideas for local change. It’s an enthusiastic and valuable idea, and it was a pleasure working with the smart folks at IBM to get this project on its feet.
It was fun using as many colors as I could think of.  Can you find all 6,000?

Awesome. Nice work IBM (and IBM’s agency). Wake up other brands, its happening all around you.

via staff:

SmarterCities launched last week as a platform to submit your ideas for local change. It’s an enthusiastic and valuable idea, and it was a pleasure working with the smart folks at IBM to get this project on its feet.

It was fun using as many colors as I could think of.  Can you find all 6,000?

37Signals Valuation Tops $100 Billion

Hilarious and timely. Well played Jason.

via heyitsnoah

PRESS RELEASE: 37SIGNALS VALUATION TOPS $100 BILLION AFTER BOLD VC INVESTMENT

“37signals is now a $100 billion dollar company, according to a group of investors who have agreed to purchase 0.000000001% of the company in exchange for $1.”

Also see this and this.

Andreesson Launches His Own Fund

From his blog

"My partner Ben Horowitz and I are delighted to announce the formation of our new venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, and our first fund — $300 million in size — aimed purely at investing in the best new entrepreneurs, products, and companies in the technology industry."