Instagram Reinforces Ban On Nudity And Sharing Other People’s Photos

tumblr_inline_mfd1pjUIaf1qm4rc3 “1. Post your own photos and videos. 2. Keep your clothes on.” These and the rest of Instagram’s rules aren’t changing, but they’re being clarified in an update to its Community Guidelines today. The question will be how far Instagram goes to enforce its ban on sharing what you don’t own the rights to, given that’s some of its most popular… Read More

Now Is The Perfect Time To Be A Female Entrepreneur

womanbiz In Silicon Valley, the percentage of women starting technology companies is astronomically low, at a rate around 3 percent. Of privately held companies, only 6.5 percent have a female CEO, and 1.3 percent have a female founder. How is this the case, when women are earning more than half of all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees for the first time in history? Read More

London Security Incubator, CyLon, Selects First Cohort

london eye at night The CyLon London incubator was announced back in January, billing itself as Europe’s first dedicated cyber-security accelerator. At the time it said it was expecting to select about 10 startups in its first intake. In the event it’s gone for six for its first 12-week program, announcing the team list today. Read More

Used Daily By 750K Workers, Slack Raises $160M To Value Collaboration Startup At $2.8B

slack-large Slack, the workplace communication and collaboration startup from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield — is today confirming that it has raised its latest round of funding — $160 million at a post money valuation of $2.8 billion. This follows on from reports from us and others that it was raising at upwards of a $2 billion valuation — a massive premium on its $1.12 billion… Read More

Tinder Experiences Outage Following Recent Update

tinder2014-10 A number of Tinder users are reporting issues logging into the service, seeing new people, editing profiles as well as sending messages. The problems began last night for some, though it’s not clear yet if the outage is affecting all users or just a portion. Users’ complaints, however, followed yesterday’s roll-out of the new version of the Tinder app, which introduced… Read More

Managed By Q Launches Out Of Beta In NY, Expands To Chicago

Managed by Q Managed By Q, the iPad-powered office management platform, has today announced that it will be launching out of beta in NYC. The company is also expanding to Chicago, launching an invite-only beta to startups and businesses in the area. Managed By Q is a platform built to help offices keep track of groceries, supplies, cleaning, repairs — all the things that take focus away from running… Read More