‘Tis the season for Internet company IPOs. Veteran local business review site Yelp has signed on bankers Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to lead its initial public offering at a valuation between $1 and $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.
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Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg claimed that Apple never tried to buy Facebook, and disclosed candid details about his conversations with Steve Jobs, in an exclusive interview with broadcast journalist Charlie Rose.
Google TV, the search giant’s combo hardware-software entertainment endeavor, could be on its way to attracting a larger male customer base, as porn studio Vivid Entertainment is now streaming sexually explicit content to television sets by way of a Google TV application.
The untimely passing of Apple’s iconic co-founder and CEO has prompted the rushed release of the Steve Jobs biography, a PBS documentary and now a theatrical showing of never-seen-before footage from a 1995 interview between technology personality Robert Cringely and Steve Jobs.
Why did that all-important, life-changing tweet you feverishly posted lose steam after just a few minutes? Odds are, it’s because you’re just not influential enough.
Barnes & Noble is taking on Amazon and its Kindle Fire tablet by expanding its lineup of Nook e-readers to include a lighter, faster, 7-inch color touchscreen device called the Nook Tablet, according to documents obtained by Engadget.
Starbucks has processed more than 20 million mobile payment transactions, the company revealed during its earnings call Thursday.
ShopSavvy, a barcode scanning startup with applications for the iPhone and Android devices, is making the mobile shopping experience more social and ramping up hiring, thanks to $7 million in fresh funding.