The historic site of Tesla's 1901 tower for trans-Atlantic communication is going to be destroyed. And The Oatmeal ain't havin' it.
stories by Jolie O'Dell
The stock photo site to end all stock photo sites has been acquired by the Carlyle Group and several key Getty Images management personnel.
BiNu is a platform that brings smartphone app services to feature phones, a.k.a. "dumb" phones, reviled by the technorati but still widely used around the globe, and it has just taken $2 million from TomorrowVentures, the funding vehicle of Google's Eric Schmidt.
Medium is a blogging platform of sorts. It comes from Obvious Corp., the app shop where Twitter founders Biz Stone and Ev Williams are busy rolling out products for the social, web-connected masses.
Catalyst Investors, a New York-based venture firm focusing on tech startup investment, has closed a new fund. This fund will be the firm’s third, and it includes commitments totaling $213 million from a diverse pool of investors.
You know those ladies who’ve had enough injectables to turn their lips into an approximation of water park inner tubes and their foreheads into Alaskan glaciers that will never, ever melt? Well, that’s totally not what has happened to Yelp's homepage.
App Annie is a gosh-awful name for a really great service (the company provides app store data to developers and others), and it’s just announced a $6 million round of funding.
Editor's Pick "I want to find the next Facebook when it's just Mark Zuckerberg."
That statement from Kevin Rose pretty much sums up his life's ambition these days. The Diggnation poster boy of yore is gone, and a young VC ravenous for the Next Big Thing has taken his place.
Editor's Pick Aside from the Google connection, Google Ventures and its partners are obviously different from anything else in their league in a few major ways -- how they pick startups, how they help build businesses, and how they manage risk.
Researchers at UC Berkeley have discovered that what looks like junk may actually open the doors to a treasure of solar energy.
Remember the S1 and S2 Sony showed us a while ago? Looks like the company is still thinking in unconventional terms when it comes to tablet design.
Amazon has just dropped the price for a Kindle to $269 in a fire-sale "deal of the day.' Some folks, including us, are taking this as a sign that a new Kindle is on the way.
Friday is finally here, dear readers, and we once again bring our signature roundup of the big news from the week. Only this time, we did it while decked out in footie pajamas, velour tracksuits, and a couple Snuggies.
"What the heck is a micro-app," you might ask? It's the thing that Delicious founder Joshua Schachter (pictured) wants you to develop for smartphones.
Given the world's rabid interest in events like f8, the company's developer conference, and its Mobile HACK Roadshow earlier this spring, bringing more Facebook hackathons to more developers makes a ton of sense
Search giant's latest moves make searching a little more like asking the U.S.S. Enterprise's computer for information than ever before.
99designs, the crowdsourced design marketplace "real" designers love to hate, has acquired 12designer, the Berlin-based crowdsourced design marketplace that had become 99designs' number-one rival in the European market.
To round out your Monday evening, we leave you with this, a brief, grainy, but exciting video from NASA's Curiosity rover mission to Mars.
Editor's Pick After the slick mosaics of Metro, we were a bit surprised to see the new packaging for Windows 8. They're a little bit Pucci, a little bit Lisa Frank, and a little bit Windows 7.