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Interana, the stealthy startup founded by a who’s-who of programmers behind the new architecture of today’s brightest tech businesses, is taking the covers off its technology to turn event data...
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"This month, YC will be participating in Quora's most recent investment round and Quora will be joining this summer's YC batch.  This is a new experiment for us; we've funded later-stage companies before, but none close to Quora's stage.  Our hope is that both the company and the YC community will get a lot of value out of this.
We're not sure if it's something we'll do again; some of our experiments have worked and some of them haven't.  But Adam D'Angelo is awesome, and we're big Quora fans, so we're very excited to welcome Quora to the YC community.
Since it seems out of character for us, we thought we should say something about it.  Also, we won’t count Quora when we periodically announce stats on the YC portfolio.  Although they’re participating in the batch like any other company, they’re already so far along it doesn’t seem fair to include them."
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Matthew Klein, writing for Bloomberg View:

"Alibaba is valued at about $153 billion, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg News. Yahoo itself is worth about $39 billion as of this writing and this includes its ownership of about 24 percent of Alibaba. If you subtract that out you are left with a company that’s worth just a little more than $2 billion — less than AOL Inc., Groupon Inc., or Zynga Inc.

Yahoo also has a 35 percent stake in Yahoo Japan, a publicly traded company now valued at about $32.3 billion. Subtract out Yahoo’s stake and this means that investors seem to value Yahoo’s own business at less than nothing — not what you would expect from a profitable enterprise."
The implied market value of Yahoo! Inc. after excluding its ownership stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan is negative.
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Two 2009 tweets by WhatsApp (acquired for $16+ billion today) cofounder Brian Acton that show that even the most successful entrepreneurs need to face a little failure here and there: Via
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Today we’re excited to launch an official Hacker News API. We’ve partnered up with Firebase (YC S11) so that the data we’re making available will be near real time, which should be a huge...
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"Touch ID takes a 88x88 500ppi scan of your finger and temporarily sends that data to a secure cache located near the RAM, after the data is vectorized and forwarded to the secure enclave located on the top left of the A7 near the M7 processor it is immediately discarded after processing. The fingerprint scanner uses subdermal ridge flows (inner layer of skin) to prevent loss of accuracy if you were to have micro cuts or debris on your finger.
With iOS 7.1.1 Apple now takes multiple scans of each position you place finger at setup instead of a single one and uses algorithms to predict potential errors that could arise in the future. Touch ID was supposed to gradually improve accuracy with every scan but the problem was if you didn't scan well on setup it would ruin your experience until you re-setup your finger. iOS 7.1.1 not only removes that problem and increases accuracy but also greatly reduces the calculations your iPhone 5S had to make while unlocking the device which means you should get a much faster unlock time."
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"Over the years, users of portable consumer electronics have just come to accept that battery life gets worse over time. But it doesn’t have to: Gbatteries, which is in the current batch of Y...
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PG: "I'm delighted to announce that Sam Altman has agreed to become president of Y Combinator starting next batch.  I'll continue to do office hours with startups, but Sam is going to lead YC.
Why the change?  Because YC needs to grow, and I'm not the best person to grow it.  Sam is what YC needs at this stage in its evolution.
I'm convinced there's a fundamental change happening in the way work gets done.  It's becoming normal to start a startup.  There will be a lot more startups in 10 years than there are now, and if YC is going to fund them, we'll have to grow proportionally bigger.
Of all the people we've met in the 9 years we've been working on YC, Jessica and I both feel Sam is the best suited for that task. He's one of those rare people who manage to be both fearsomely effective and yet fundamentally benevolent–which, though few realize it, is an essential quality in early stage investing.  Sam is one of the smartest people I know, and understands startups better than perhaps anyone I know, including myself.  He's the one I go to when I want a second opinion about a hard problem.  And his association with Y Combinator is only about a month shorter than mine, because he was one of the founders in the first batch we funded, in 2005.
So when Sam became available in 2012, I started trying to recruit him.  It took me over a year, but eventually I succeeded.
YC should feel the same to the startups we fund. Office hours are the way founders interact with me, and I'll still be doing those.  In fact, since I'll only be doing office hours and not also worrying about running YC, I'll probably be able to give better advice."
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