Hostess reopens Twinkies, Ho Ho bakeries

The new Hostess Brands said Monday that it will open bakeries in Indiana and Illinois, following announcements last week that it will reopen bakeries in Georgia and Kansas in its effort to bring back some of its snack brands back on shelves by the end of July.

Swartz documentary Kickstarter project launches

Brian Knappenberger, the director of the Anonymous documentary We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, launches a Kickstarter to raise $75,000 to fund his feature documentary about Swartz. The documentary, currently titled The Internet’s Own Boy, will look not just look at the life of the programmer and activist, but at the culture he helped build. In addition to speaking with Swartz’s family […]

Reuters interview

Reuters interviews Karpeles, who while sitting on a big blue ball, explains that the currency needs more merchants to adopt it so it can grow,

Plans Hub Pub

Biter unveils plans for bar next to the Hub building where he works.  The open-air taproom will formalize a current practice: He keeps a beer kegerator in the lounge of his office, and it has become a 5 p.m. gathering spot for the building’s workers. The whole idea is conversation. I want to create a […]

Metroworks funded by Sunbridge

MetroWorks receives an unspecified amount of funds from Sunbridge Global Ventures, a startup VC fund run by ex-Oracle Japan CEO Allen Miner. The startup ‘s Atsumare CQ helps web administrators easily manage group development work among  content creators.

Own 1% of all Bitcoin

The twins annouce they own nearly $11 million of the virtual currency, one of the single largest portfolios of the digital money. At this time the total market size of Bitcoin is $1.3 billion. Cameron: People say it’s a Ponzi scheme, it’s a bubble. People really don’t want to take it seriously. At some point that narrative will shift to ‘virtual […]

Vanity Fair: Silicon Valley’s most stylish

De Baubigny is highlighted as one of Silicon Valley’s most stylish executives: The mother of two is often seen in structured shift dresses, belted frocks, and flowing asymmetrical gowns, many of which she’s likely bought online at her favorite online shopping sites, Net-A-Porter and Kirna Zabete. Some of her choice designers include Derek Lam, J. […]

Bitcoin hits $100, Mt Gox has 76% market share

The price of one bitcoin  breaks through the milestone $100 barrier for the first time. Mt Gox is processing 76% of all bitcoin trades or $6 million worth of Bitcoin trades per day, which equates to $60,000 in daily revenue for the company which has 18 employees.