Random House announced today that they’ve purchased the rights for The Tools, a self-help book by Hollywood therapists Barry Michels and Phil Stutz that was referenced in a recent New Yorker profile that focused on Mr. Michels and his unique methods for pulling script jockeys out of their writerly funks. The book will be Read More
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IBM’s Watson technology has nabbed a post-Jeopardy! gig with software company Nuance Communications.
The Watson system will be put to work developing the company’s health care-related services. Nuance is known for its popular “Dragon” line of voice recognition software — including Dragon Dictation for the iPhone — and AllThingsD speculates that a doctor Read More
The New-York based video sharing site Vimeo announced in a press release this morning that it will launch a mobile app for the iPhone and its ilk today. Though it was possible to watch Vimeo videos on mobile devices before, the new app should make the process smoother by using HTML5 or Flash, Read More
Following Consumer Reports’ “
Between this and Schumer’s well-established affinity for the McCarren Pool shows, we have to wonder if he’ll soon start appearing on C-SPAN accompanied by the descriptor “(D-Williamsburg).”
The full letter can be found below.
July 15, 2010
Dear Mr. Jobs,
I write Read More
Big is not necessarily better, at least for some venture capital firms funding tech start-ups.
Venrock, created by the Rockefeller family in 1969, announced today in a release that it has raised $350 million for a new capital fund, down from the $600 million it raised for its last fund in 2007.
But Read More