Meanwhile, Google announced last week that it was officially shelving Project Ara (the cool one with the blocks of changeable parts and shit). While this was a very ambitious project to begin with, getting it to the market seemed like a futuristic but distinct reality. Needless to say, we're disappointed. What do you guys think? Let us know.
In other news, Apple removing the jack is a good move for consumers. In the long term that is. I still think they had room for Jack though.
Cookisto had reached the WFIO (We're F***ed, It's Over) moment in its lifeline. It didn't help matters that they were in Athens with a failing economy and talks of #Grexit all around. What does one do in a situation like this? Read here.
Brightroll got acquired by Yahoo for $640 M in 2014. Tod Sacerdoti (CEO, Brightroll 2014) shares some of the non-obvious lessons learned in Brightroll's journey from $0 to $640 M.