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Let’s say you’re Neo, and you were the first person ever to come up with the idea of a novel. It’s like a short story, but longer, and you’re really proud of it. Trinity then runs up to you and takes one of the few printed copies of your novel. You don’t want her to do that, as you paid good money to have it printed, and was hoping to get that money back, so you taze her. Trinity tried to commit theft. She sulks for a bit, then asks if she can borrow one copy to read it. The Word of Notch

The Word of Notch

Foursquare Blog

Inside Manchester Pub in Manhattan, customers will find a fun spot to catch a game and wash down some quality pub fare with carefully-selected craft beers. One of the keys to early growth for Manchester Pub was through traditional word of mouth. Foursquare helped amplify this, said co-owner Lawrence Chan, who noticed that when people saw their friends checking in, they wanted to experience the pub for themselves. “We get offered online advertising all the time, but it’s hard to directly correlate what advertising does online to actual dollars in the store,” Chan said. Foursquare Blog

The Dropbox Blog

Dropbox / 6 Comments Posted by Drew Houstonon April 09, 2014 Today, we launched Mailbox for Android, turned on new Dropbox for Business features, and introduced the world to Carousel, our new gallery app. These experiences are just a first step towards making Dropbox a home for life. And today, we’re thrilled to announce three amazing additions to our leadership team to help us get there. We’re thrilled to promote Sujay Jaswa to be our CFO. The Dropbox Blog
Svpply Today we’re excited to announce Svpply.com’s new Store Explorer to compliment the iPhone and iPad Explorers we launched last week. It shows you all of the best stores on a map and it’s a great way to find cool new shops nearby or in 21 cities across the globe. For instance, you might stumble upon Steven Alan here in NYC: To celebrate, we asked the intrepid Courtney Lewis, longtime Svpply stalwart and editor of Tydepool, to take a trip around the world in search of native products. Here’s what she came back with, puddle-jumping from West to East. Svpply
Disqus: The Official Blog 33 Disqus Communities for the New Year Posted on December 20, 2013 by nudelzrulez There are a lot of communities that help make Disqus the lively and illuminating network it is today. Out of all of these communities there are sites that continue to rise to the top and make us take notice. So, in the time-honored tradition of “End of Year” lists, we bring you not a lame, Top 10 list, but a GIANT BLOWOUT TOP 33 SITES ACROSS 11 CATEGORIES LIST! We’ve compiled this list based on Gravity, the trending visualization featured on the Disqus homepage, along with some good ole fashioned human selection. Bored at home with the family? Has the eggnog run dry? Disqus: The Official Blog
GroupMe Blog GroupMe Blog GroupMe Stories: Freshman Year With college students across the country going back to campus this month, we thought it’d be a great time to feature the story of a group of students who used GroupMe to make their freshman year awesome. Lucas from Penn State told us all about how it went down. "I began the group over last winter break because we all wanted to talk to each other, but group text messaging was too messy," explains Lucas. "So I looked up group messaging apps and GroupMe was the best option."
Hashable Team Blog Hashable Team Blog He’s not just one of New York’s best Android developers, we are convinced he’s the funniest Android developer in the country. The stage is yours, Joe: take it away. Meet Hashable’s Android Engineer, Joe Lallouz
In conjunction with Relapse Records, metalsucks.net, and IndieMerchstore, Metal band Red Fang ran a contest on SoundCloud inviting fans to put their own solos on the band’s latest single Blood Like Cream. They removed the band’s solos and made the song available for download via their label’s SoundCloud profile, then asked people to upload to a group made for the contest. Over 75 people submitted solos. The Official SoundCloud Blog The Official SoundCloud Blog