Amazon became many people’s preferred shopping destination for, well, most things, and now it’s coming up with all sorts of ways to keep that crown. We present to you: Amazon’s Prime Pantry.
The biggest public cloud provider is finally waking up to one of the hottest enabling technologies around for shipping applications to the cloud.
“Learning needs to be a constant discovery where formal learning taught in schools can be combined with informal learning, which is accomplished through everyday social collaboration,” said Ramona Pierson, Declara’s founder and chief executive.
Here are the day’s funding stories:
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg today confirmed reports that the social-networking company is building a mobile ad network for developers.
The iPad’s sales are still declining, but Apple’s tablet may not be in as much trouble as some may think.
Amazon Web Services leads the way in the public cloud market, and because 2nd Watch helps enterprises get on Amazon’s cloud, it’s been growing lately.
Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the number of people using iTunes is “staggering.”
Following strong first quarter earnings for 2014, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the company’s mobile app install ads have led to 350 million total app installs since the feature was first introduced in June 2012.
No one expected many surprises from today’s Apple’s earnings — and Apple surely wasn’t giving us any hints ahead of time. But the iPhone maker still managed to deliver a shock.
Alongside its impressive first quarter earnings for 2014, Facebook saw solid mobile user growth: the company hit 1.01 billion mobile monthly active users this quarter — up from 945 million at the end of December last year.
Facebook’s ad revenue hit $2.27 billion this quarter, and investors are very happy.
Former Microsoft Xbox Live veteran Alex Garden will run Zynga’s game studios.
Zynga is well positioned for a potential resurgence in 2014 if FarmVille 2 can deliver on iOS and Android.
Yes, it’s climate change. Yes, we’re causing it. And yes, it’s ruining our planet, as this video shows.
Brazil has passed aggressive legislation restricting coverage of candidates around elections and the censorship of material deemed politically offensive.
Hacksurfer has serious NSA and intelligence roots and secured $3.5 million to help protect your data.
Etsy is acquiring creative gadget shop Grand St. for an undisclosed sum, the firm announced today.
“I am very excited to sponsor a woman of color for this year’s program. The tech industry needs makers from all backgrounds and experiences!” said Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian.
The idea is to use the often jaw-dropping images to spark questions that require critical thinking and cannot be answered by a simple search.
“You never try to charm with your looks. You use your brain. And this,” she said, “is what will help get you through tech.”
We need security on the devices that lots of employees use — smartphones, tablets, desktops — rather than the networking devices that a few data center administrators might have access to.
IBM made a splash today with servers aimed at big data and cloud deployments. It’s unclear who would want to buy them after IBM exited the low-end server market earlier this year.
Apple may bring Siri to the next generation Apple TV.
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Tech media giant AOL is planning to roll out its own streaming movie service next week, reports Variety.
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“We don’t really care where your data is; we’ll connect to it and then we’ll let you do the analysis where it lives. That’s really powerful when you start talking about truly large data sets.”
Two years after launching, and with more than 24 million users learning how to code on its platform, Codecademy is getting a facelift.
RelateIQ stands out among enterprise software companies because it’s not just a database. It creates “data products” to solve problems for salespeople.
Photo agency Getty Images is becoming an art vendor.
Health tech startup Guardant Health has raised a fresh $30 million round of funding.
Dish is expected to roll out a new Internet-based TV subscription service this summer, reports Bloomberg.
HBO fans have a pretty good reason to get excited this morning: Amazon just signed a deal to become “the exclusive online-only subscription home for select HBO programming.”
Pat Kinsel, former CEO and cofounder of Spindle, is now a partner at Boston VC firm Polaris.
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Watch 13 years worth of asteroids hitting the Earth in one nifty video.
Users can access these workspaces through a giant multi-touch display wall or a desktop PC browser or mobile device.
The Russian startup raised $18,000 in the first 24 hours after launching on Indiegogo and reached six times the amount it sought some two weeks later.
Pure competes with storage heavyweights, but with new funding, it can stay private a little bit longer before heading to public markets.