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Software Is Eating The World, But Services Is Eating Software

“Software is eating the world,” wrote Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, in an essay published in The Wall Street Journal in 2011. But today, it’s clear that services are eating software. The implications of this trend are very significant for companies. The advantages are clear, but it’s also

Spotify is bringing back its Android home screen widget

Spotify says it’s bringing back a popular Android home screen playback widget it had quietly phased out last month. The user outcry was strong enough to convince the company to bring it back, and a Spotify manager confirmed in the community forums that the widget would be arriving in a future update. The company first explained the reasoning

Software development is broken — here’s how to fix it

In the software industry, the product development cycle is broken. It’s costly. It’s laborious. And too often, product teams fail to meet their customers’ needs. And this is especially true in the business-to-business market. More than one in three “enterprise projects” — those solutions created for entire organizations, rather than individuals — come in over budget.

This Travel Gadget Is the Upgrade Your Carry-On Needs

Mophie just released a neat little travel gadget called the powerstation Hub ($100). Technically, it’s a 3-in-1 device. It’s a portable power bank. It’s a wall adapter. And it’s a wireless charging pad. All rolled into one. Let’s break it down. The powerstation Hub is a 6,100mAh portable power bank that also comes with built-in foldable