Originally posted on Betabeat:
Work with me, folks! (Photo: Wikipedia) Judging from the reaction to Yahoo’s abolishment of work-from-home arrangements, you’d think CEO Marissa Mayer had bitten the head off a live dove onstage at CES or something. After plying her new employees with free food and iPhones, had a tyrant finally revealed herself? Not…

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Code.org, the new non-profit aimed at encouraging computer science education launched last month by entrepreneur and investor brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi, has assembled an all-star group of the world’s most well-known and successful folks with programming skills to talk about how learning to code has changed their lives — and…

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Editor’s note: Adam Rifkin is co-founder and CEO of PandaWhale, an online network of interesting things and people. You can follow him on Twitter @ifindkarma. Pop quiz: what is the favorite social networking site of Americans under age 25? If you guessed Facebook you are way behind the eight-ball, because Tumblr now enjoys more…

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
The old, Imperialist centers for entrepreneurial excellence have been eclipsed by the great and glorious Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea, the world’s new and preeminent location for startups. “We invite the world to come to us and plug into the vibrant tech hub that is North Korea,” said the Great…

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
A new report this morning from 9to5Mac claims that Apple will be delivering a couple of very interesting features to the desktop, in a move that continues the trend of making its traditional computers more closely resemble its iOS-based devices withe every release of OS X. “Reliable sources” told the blog…

Originally posted on Gigaom:
I distinctly remember the day I met Drew Houston and his co-founder Arash Ferdowsi, both MIT alumni dropouts. It was at an early edition of YCombinator’s Demo Day. I saw them again at a party hosted by Xobni and learned about their plans for Dropbox. That was in 2008. And then I…