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Mitch Kapor remembers Lotus' Macintosh bomb

After developing 1-2-3, the first popular spreadsheet for the IBM PC and compatibles, Lotus hoped history might repeat when it came to the Mac. But Lotus Jazz for the Mac failed to deliver.

By January 23, 2014

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Google reportedly mulled acquisition of Dropcam

The Web giant has considered the connected camera startup as the connected-home market heats up, according to The Information.

By May 26, 2014

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Steve Jobs' perfect pitch: The Macintosh launch

guest post Former Apple executive Jean Louis Gassée takes a nostalgic look at the Mac's historic launch and promises -- not to be confused with the hard struggle later on the battlefield.

By January 23, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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A hail and farewell to AltaVista

It once was the best of the bunch, in the era before Internet search meant Google and three guys named Moe. Ancient history by now.

By June 28, 2013

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Google gets Wavii in $30M deal, report says

News personalization startup Wavii -- apparently sought after by Apple for Apple's Siri division -- gets gobbled up by Google, according to TechCrunch.

By April 23, 2013

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Obama CTO touts tech as path to success for disadvantaged youths

U.S. Chief Technical Officer Aneesh Chopra, Lotus 1-2-3 founder Mitch Kapor, and Zach Sims of Codecademy are joining forces to create new ways to help young people--mainly from disadvantaged backgrounds--find pathways into technology.

By January 17, 2012

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Can the naysaying and give Jerry Yang his due

It's easy to dismiss him for blowing the Microsoft deal, but credit a legendary tech pioneer for a record of accomplishment

By January 17, 2012

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How the cloud is revolutionizing gadgets

Startup Dropcam is gaining traction with a cloud-powered Webcam for the home. It all began with dog poop.

By December 14, 2011

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Minority entrepreneurs set up own Valley incubator

A group of black entrepreneurs aims to turn around stats showing how underrepresented minorities are in tech through its New Media accelerator program.

By August 9, 2011