Pinterest has reportedly raised $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.5 billion. In other words, the rumors appear to be true.
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Ahh, the chaos, excitement, sheer terror, and sometimes, sadly, ennui of demo day.
Advertising on Twitter just got easier, and Twitter just took a giant leap to making more money.
Twitter and HootSuite announced a new way of selling and managing promoted tweets, promoted trends, and promoted accounts: right in HootSuite's social media management dashboard.
Step aside, Nobel. You've got some competition in the prize category.
If you develop in C#, you can now build apps for iPhone and iPad ... and hundreds of millions of Android smartphones and tablets. And you can do it all right on your PC in your favorite development environment, Visual Studio.
Interoperability is beating closed systems.
Private company research firm Privco has ranked the top 20 merger and acquisitions of the top 20 technology VC firms of 2012, including Ancestry.com's $1.6 billion sale to private equity firm Permira and other top tech acquisitions such as Yammer, Meebo, Instagram, and NextG networks.
A picture might indeed be worth a thousand words as visual social networks Pinterest and Instagram continue to grow. But how do analytics change when photos say more than text?
The average angel is 47 years old, makes $90,000 a year, invests in one out of every 10 deals he sees, invests $37,000 in each deal, and lives in California. The halo and the wings? Those are just for show.
First the iPad Mini, then the iPhone mini? It makes some sense linguistically, but it could also make some sense financially.
Apple's not invulnerable, after all.
Since December of last year, Google stock is up 20 percent. Since December of last year, Apple stock is down 20 percent.
What kinds of posts do well with your Facebook audience? What topics are most viral for your customers? And how can you find clones of your best fans?
People have health care, and now clouds have "cloud care." The only difference? Cloud care is free.
That's bad news for traditional PC vendors.
With 88 percent of Apple's supply chain in Asia, only 11 percent of Apple's suppliers are in its home country of the United States, and even fewer -- seven percent -- of Apple's suppliers are in Europe and the Middle East.
Guest Post For some reason over the last 6 months or so I started caring about being liked. Liked by the Silicon Valley set. Liked by venture capitalists. Liked by the kind of men that determine who is or is not “one of us” in tech.
Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O'Brien not too long ago. That's what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
Guest Post NFC technology offers unprecedented opportunities to brands that want to convey a tech-savvy image while delivering valuable offers and collecting vital consumer insights.