The Department of Homeland Security found a vulnerability in one of its vendor's software solutions that keeps information on background check investigations.
Peter Thiel's late-stage venture firm Mithril Capital Management has just hired two space industry experts to evaluate opportunities.
Yahoo has officially placed a bid to acquire popular video streaming service Hulu, along with Time Warner Cable, Amazon, Guggenheim Digital Media, and former News Corp. President Peter Chernin.
It's all sunshine and lollipops over in Windows Phone land today.
Sure, it's Pinterest-ic and Tumblr-y. But if you love images and imagery, the new Flickr displays photos immeasurably better that the previous iteration.
Guest Post The perception of St. Louis is a nice, conservative Midwest town, possibly waiting for a rebirth of the industrial revolution. But over the past two-plus years the region’s business and entrepreneurial ecosystem has begun to drastically evolve and flourish.
Erply provides POS system and inventory management software for commercial retail and e-commerce businesses. Today the company announced raising $2.15 million in its second round of funding.
Collegefeed aims to help college students present themselves professionally online, explore career options, and connect with employers. In order to test how well they accomplish these goals I recruited a current college senior to help me out.
Guest Post In this month's startup shootout, Keynote Systems looks at how web performance affects site visitors and the best practices for creating the best user experience.
When idle, the new fourth-generation Core chips will use 20 times less power than the predecessor chips.
Silicon Valley's tech startups are increasingly using business process to drive positive social or environmental change. But what constitutes a "social entrepreneur?"
The first rule of iPhone is that it never, never goes on sale. The second rule of iPhone is that when iPhone does go on sale, it's only last year's model, or even older. The third rule of iPhone is that when this year's model goes on sale, a new model is coming soon.
Science has come a long, long way in the past 100 years. So why can't tell which way the wind is going to blow in an hour?
Few companies truly understand how the consumer thinks, and even fewer are able to successfully translate this understanding into an integrated mobile experience.
Developer James Rundquist has just unveiled Glass Nest, an app for Google Glass that controls your Nest home thermostat directly from your nerdy, nerdy face.
The future is here, and it belongs to white, male dorks. You heard it first …
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Realtime firehose access will give Gnip data about every checkin that happens on Foursquare. Gnip then bundles and re-sells the data, mostly to big brands.
The real hero here is Karl Sanford, the enthusiastic fan who took the time to put it all together. On the YouTube page for the clip, he says, "This is my first attempt at this process and hope to update and refine these videos as more data becomes available."
"We need you to help us transcribe that data and make it available for further use in biodiversity and conservation research. Along the way, you will possibly be finding species that have never been observed anywhere else!"
Which doesn't mean that working at Apple is easy. Or, that working for Tim Cook is easy.