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Gaming company Kabam’s roller coaster ride to an $800 million exit

The Game Developers Conference kicked off in downtown San Francisco yesterday, and consolidation is a central theme for this year’s attendees. Late last week, we talked with Kevin Chou, co-founder and CEO of the gaming company Kabam, about his own both stressful and euphoric experience in running a gaming startup for roughly a decade before ...

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Snapchat stock finishes up 44% on first day

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, had a great day in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. After pricing the IPO at $17 per share yesterday, the stock opened at $24. It then closed the day at $24.51, a 44% premium to the people who bought it yesterday. But like with all ...

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Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 is Totally Trucked Up

Texas tuner John Hennessey likes to go fast. Real fast. The crew at Hennessey Performance (HPE) rarely sits idle and has made a perfectly awesome truck even better. The stock Ford EcoBoost 3.5-liter twin turbo V-6 engine cranks out 450 horsepower and 510 lb ft of torque. It’s a variation ...

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What's the fastest Linux web browser?

Firefox is easily the most popular Linux web browser. In the recent LinuxQuestions survey, Firefox took first place with 51.7 percent of the vote. Chrome came in second with a mere 15.67 percent. The other browsers all had, at most, scores in single percentages. But is Firefox really the fastest ...

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SAP says iOS software developer kit set for lift-off

SAP said it will deliver its software development kit for Apple’s iOS on March 30. SAP has already posted its iOS curriculum on its developer training site, SAP Academy. Apple and SAP forged an alliance last year designed to bring enterprise apps to the iPhone and iPad. The general theme ...

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