The fast growing Q&A network Stack Overflow has decided to take a new name along with its just announced $12 million B round.
From now on its Stack Exchange, a nod to the diverse portfolio of sites that have grown out of the original community of computer programers.
“We were pretty sure that Read More
Question: How can I get someone to give me a million dollars?
Answer: Start a question and answer service.
NY and NJ based Q&A app Opinionaided has just raised $1 million from General Catalyst, SoftBank Capital and Draper Fisher Jurvetson along with angel investors Mark Wachen of DreamIt Ventures and Jonah Goodhart of Read More
The battle for top talent in the tech world has been accelerating recently, to the point where Google gave all its employees a 10 percent raise.
Now New York Q&A site Stack Overflow is making it easier for programers feeling that seven year itch to head out for greener pastures by launching an Read More
The folks at Stack Overflow know that just because a question has an answer, it doesn’t mean you should ask it.
Over the past year, traffic to the Stack Overflow suite of Q&A sites has boomed from 7 million to 16 million. In part, this is because creators Joel Spolsky and Jeff Read More
Stack Overflow’s dedicated user base has made it the web’s best resource for questions on topics as far flung as computer programming, cooking and amateur photography.
Now this trove of knowledge will be integrated with upstart search engine Blekko, which is taking on giants like Google and Bing by offering users heavily Read More
There has been a surge in interest and activity around question-and-answer sites over the past six months, creating an opportunity for Answers.com to cash out with a private equity firm to the tune of $127 million.
The answers on Answers.com range from accurate to the patently ridiculous, drawing in more than 47 million Read More
Last week Google’s anti-spam chief Matt Cutts posted a blog about a change the company planned to make in their search algorithm.
The intention was to cut down on spammy stuff created by content farms or scraped and repasted by SEO sites.
It was big news because it coincided with the IPO of content Read More
As the tech blogosphere continues to gush and agonize over the question-and-answer site Quora, New York’s question-and-answer site Stack Overflow has been quietly catching fire.
Stack Overflow is primarily a message board where programmers can share tips and tricks and crowdsource solutions to problems they run into while coding. The name Read More
Question: Is Q & A just a fad?
Answer: Not at all. Q & A sites are a kind of social network and a solution to problems with the Google’s decreasingly-useful search engine. It’s a crowded space–Tech Observer has receivered press releases this week from Ask.com, ChaCha and Answers.com, the last of which is relaunching Read More