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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


Mitch Kapor: 3D cameras will make virtual worlds easier to use

Virtual worlds are hard to use, but the founder of Lotus 1-2-3 and the first investor in Linden Lab thinks that 3D cameras will make them much easier to navigate.

By February 15, 2008


Mitch Kapor bails on the Chandler project

The tech luminary is stepping away from one of his pet projects, Chandler--which has never delivered on its promise to deliver a mind-blowingly innovative PIM suite.

By January 9, 2008


Kapor: Open-source project will be "last job"

Mitch Kapor, former Lotus CEO and co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, tells ZDNet's David Berlind about his new project - the Open Source Applications Foundation.

November 1, 2007


Kapor: 3D Internet is on the brink of mainstream

Linden Labs chairman and PC industry pioneer Mitch Kapor sees virtual worlds, or the 3D Internet, as a disruptive technology, like the PC once was.

By June 15, 2007


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


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


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


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