The #1 best tech company to work for recently went public, its mascot is a bird, and presents the world through 140 character messages. Can you guess what it is?
The boom and bust cycles of the chip industry are getting smoother as the business tracks the global economy.
This small town — with a population of 53,837 — has made a concerted effort to encourage the adoption of electric cars. And it’s working.
If there’s one “company” that’s doing big data right, it’s the NSA.
While Google might be retreating on data center construction plans in Hong Kong, the search and cloud giant’s infrastructure growth has been steady and considerable. Expect that to continue.
The Mountain View-based online education provider released its new iPhone app this morning.
Come for the adorable puppy photo, stay for all the important funding news announced today.
Networking startup Viptela has raised $33 million from Sequoia Capital, according to a report from AllThingsD. The goals of the young company stand out in a market filled with startups and heavyweights.
Can a streaming TV network add value to cable TV? NimbleTV is attempting to find out.
YouTube creators are getting flagged by random and often unrelated companies for posting game-related videos.
Apple has hired former Cumulus Media exec Michael Pallad to lead advertising sales of its new iTunes Radio streaming music service.
When Patrick McConlogue announced his intention to teach a homeless man to code, the Internet unleashed its wrath. Now Leo “Journeyman” Grand released a mobile app called “Trees for Cars.” It is available on iOS and Android for 99 cents.
Google’s family of “pure” Android devices is getting bigger, better, and more diverse.
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Vuzix teamed up with Nokia to create augmented-reality optics that will eventually be used in conventional-size glasses.
Too often, executives who hear about novel (and cheap) methods of marketing think they’ve found a unicorn: a mythical, wonderful, powerful, and beautiful strategy to solve all their problems, cheaply and effectively.
Location + IFTTT = Some mighty addicting ways to harness the power of your favorite web apps.
PayPal president David Marcus thinks people are mistaken thinking Bitcoin is a currency.
Launching today, a new mobile app called Doctor on Demand can connect you with a physician anywhere and at anytime for a $40 video consultation.
Mars One announced today that it has contracted Lockheed Martin and Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) to develop mission concept studies for its first (albeit unmanned) mission to Mars. It also kicked off a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $400,000 to finance the studies.
We know from conversations with various Facebookers that such tools exist; the big question is whether and when the company will open-source these game-changing bits of software.
The financial services startup launched a new online service today that automatically balances individual investors’ portfolios for them, watching out for hidden fees, balancing risk, and diversifying.
Fiverr, the self-pronounced leader of the “gig economy,” is going mobile.
You can now create your very own Street-view experiences, using little more than some patience, an Android phone, or a DSLR. Google has announced a new feature for Google Maps that lets anyone convert 360-degree images into street view-esque guided tours that can be plotted on Google Maps and shared with the world.
Up until now, the only giant glaring negative about purchasing one of Google’s Chromecast streaming media sticks over other set-top boxes was the lack of available supported apps.
The new machines have tiny footprints and focus on energy efficiency and touch technology.
Apple wants to see its devices everywhere: in Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, even schools. JAMF Software helps make that happen.
TinyCo promises a laugh a minute for its first Family Guy title, coming in 2014.
Simulmedia, a video ad startup, has closed its fourth round of funding at $25 million, the company announced today.
You get an iPad Air. You get an iPad Air! YOU get an iPad Air!
DataHero just picked up $3.15 million to keep building an accessible product for letting pretty much anyone visualize data online, from a wide variety of sources.
Even a gadget addict like me can’t see much of a point in curved-screen smartphones, but that’s not stopping companies from exploring the technology.
Birst wants to help more business users understand data with its business intelligence software. Google-like searching and Amazon-like recommendations are now possible with Birst.
UberConference doesn’t want users to have to deal with the annoyance of entering a PIN number to enter a group call. Now paid users can live without it.
Sponsored Post Chupamobile, the largest app source code marketplace, is launching a contest for iOS and Android mobile developers with $45,000 in prizes; the 2013 Chupamobile App Developer Competition.
PaeDae makes a push to become a broader mobile advertising platform.
Sponsored Post FOCUS, a newly formed creative startup dedicated to advancing the future of fitness monitoring technology, today announced the release of TRAINR, a new app that puts the power of a personal trainer on a person’s wrist. Available now…
Guest Post This is a guest post by Brad Feld, a managing director at Foundry Group.
Sponsored Post With internet fraud costing US consumers over $560 million per year, it’s no surprise that most of the biggest web properties are investing considerable resources in protecting their users.