We have recently seen plenty of notable IPOs coming out of the tech space, but as TechCrunch notes, we have yet to hit the peak.
Of past IPOs, Facebook (FB 209,94 -0,05 -0,02%) (which raised $16 billion on its opening day in 2012) and Alibaba (BABA 190,79 -1,87 -0,97%) (which still holds, at $21.8 billion, the largest IPO of all time) are undoubtedly jewels on the crown. Read more
There’s a certain breed of developer that has been talking about the benefits APIs can offer for many years now. In fact, if you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re one of them!
But it’s only in recent years, in part thanks to the rise of consumer facing services like IFTTT and Zapier, that more and more people have come around to this point of view. Read more
Adding new layers of complexity within a digital service without sacrificing user experience is a difficult endeavor. Especially for platforms that accept online payments and subscription formats, maintaining support for an increasing number of payment methods is deceptively complex.
Users don’t want to think too much about the payment process. Read more
The world is changing. What was once fought on battlefields with physical weapons is quickly transitioning online, with groups of individuals and even entire nations utilizing the internet to disrupt their enemies.
Just as with any conflict, there will be civilian casualties — whether it be civilian infrastructure or users weaponized as Distributed Denial of Service drones, the consequences of the coming virtual conflicts will be bad. Read more