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Innovation This Week (March 16-22)

Innovation This Week (March 16-22)

by Brad MerrillMarch 23, 2014

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After a long departure, I’m going to start writing these weekly wrapup posts again. It’s a good way to digest all the big tech news at the end of each week, and it should make it easier for us to collect stories for VentureBreak Weekly at the beginning of the week.

Here’s this week’s summary:

1. VentureBreak Profiles This Week

Airpnp, 18F, Medium for iOS, Cause Mobile Wallet, Cloak

2. Google Slaps MyBlogGuest

There’s a lot of discussion surrounding this story. Here are my three posts on the subject:

Some other posts worth reading:

3. Newsweek’s Bitcoin story was a colossal mistake

4. How To Start A Startup In College

Are you in college? Do you want to start a startup? Check out this infographic.

5. Lots of ‘RIP’ stories this week

When I cover (or predict) a product or company’s demise, I tag it with ‘RIP.’ We had four ‘RIP’ stories this week:

Newsweek, MyBlogGuest, Qik, Twitter #music

6. Oral history: the sexual misadventures of the dental dam

An out-there but strangely captivating feature story on The Verge, covering the history of dental dams and how they failed “to become the face of oral intimacy.”

7. Other Notable News

About The Author
Brad Merrill
Brad Merrill is the founder and former editor of VentureBreak.