Moscow is known for many things: majestic architecture, politics, and its concentration of the world’s billionaires. Another thing it is becoming known for: its burgeoning tech scene.
stories by Sean Ludwig
Twitter has just lost two high-profile influential employees: Platform director Ryan Sarver and TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth.
With the recent tech IPOs of Tableau, Marketo, and ChannelAdvisor, it’s time to take a closer look at the NYSE or Nasdaq’s competition for these companies.
We’ve already outlined why your 8-year-old should be learning to code, but why not get them to start learning the lingo a little earlier? A recently released children’s alphabet book called A is for Array might just be the trick.
Health Q&A startup HealthTap has added a new feature to its popular mobile apps called AppRx that lets doctors recommend high-quality medical mobile apps to everyday users.
Salesforce has introduced a new product called Company Communities that aims to replace boring corporate intranet with a network that emphasizes mobile and social features, the company announced today.
Microsoft’s decision to aggressively push its Office software into the cloud looks like a smart move now that Office 365 Home Premium has passed 1 million subscribers.
In what might be the most anticipated slideshow of the year, KPCB partner Mary Meeker has just published her latest report on the state of the Internet.
Encyclopedia-of-everything Wikipedia has launched a new Nearby page for the web and mobile devices that shows information about locales that are close to you. But Wikipedia wants something in return for helping you find cool new things.
Five9 has raised $34.5 million in new funding to help it take on legacy call center software makers that still own 95 percent of the market.
After first showing it off in December, Spotify has begun rolling out a new Discover page that makes it easier to find and sample new music.
Image recognition startup Cortica has raised another $1.5 million in funding — this time from Russian technology powerhouse Mail.Ru Group.
Digital currency business Liberty Reserve has been shut down, the U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed today in an indictment that charges the site’s operators with various criminal activities.
In an unusual move, Netflix will start streaming new episodes of AMC’s The Killing in the U.K. and Ireland the day after they air on TV.
Guest Post There are hundreds of e-commerce sites supporting the sale of any particular product or service. Unfortunately, with potential comes saturation. This clutter has become the biggest barrier to entry.
Earlier today, we reported on the shut down of digital payments company Liberty Reserve. Now we want to hear your stories.
On top of the first successful SpaceX Dragon launch, here are other awesome developments we’ve seen in the past year concerning efforts to explore space.
Guest Post Will flash or disk drives win out? The answer might surprise you.
Guest Post By analyzing years of social data that is difficult to fake, we can more intelligently combat ever-more-sophisticated cybercriminals.
Digital currency Liberty Reserve has been shut down after U.S. and Costa Rican authorities arrested founder Arthur Belovsky in Spain.
Science has come a long, long way in the past 100 years. So why can’t tell which way the wind is going to blow in an hour?
Following the lead of other recent tech-focused IPOs, e-commerce software business ChannelAdvisor’s shares popped almost 40 percent in its first day of trading as a public company.
We all know Microsoft likes to challenge its competitors head on, especially Google. Now Microsoft is taking a swing at Apple in a new 30-second ad that uses Siri’s voice to make fun of the iPad.
Elastic cloud infrastructure startup Cloudscaling has raised $10 million in its second round of funding so it can keep growing at a quick clip and innovating its cloud technology.
Divorces are traditionally terrible. But Wevorce, a Y-Combinator-backed startup that has just launched into general availability, wants to change that and make the process of divorce more amicable and less expensive.
Editor’s Pick One aspect of the new Xbox One really gets me fired up: Game developers should now be able to use Microsoft Azure’s cloud computing platform to make games more powerful than ever.
Popular social petition service Change.org has raised $15 million in new funding — cash that will help it further build up the “world’s largest petition platform.”
A judge has ruled that Airbnb rentals violate New York City’s hotel laws and one man will be fined $2,400 for renting out his apartment on the service.
Leading corporate performance management (CPM) company Adaptive Planning has raised a massive $45 million in its fourth and final round of funding with a goal to further dominate the CPM space.
Following a $10 million funding round last week, Message says its service now has 5 million registered users only 75 days after launch.
Web security firm AVG has already demonstrated its dedication to user privacy by adding Do Not Track to its software. Now it’s doubling down on that by buying privacy firm PrivacyChoice.
Editor’s Pick Some Tumblr fans want to know how Yahoo plans to avoid the fate of Flickr, Geocities, and other failed acquisitions. So we asked Marissa Mayer.
Yahoo acquired Flickr back in 2005, but the photo-sharing service suffered under persistent mismanagement. Now it looks like Yahoo is finally giving Flickr the attention it deserved back in the day.
AT&T home automation service Digital Life has launched in seven new cities including Baltimore, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, and Washington, D.C.
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Better watch out, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Hot messaging app MessageMe has just raised $10 million in its first round of funding.
Marketing automation business Marketo made its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange today, and early trading looks strong, with shares up 55 percent over initial pricing.
Enterprise tech IPOs have seen some big movement over the past few years. Now we can add big data and data visualization company Tableau Software to the list.
If you can’t be cool, why not buy someone who is? That’s what Yahoo is looking to do with a potential investment in hot blogging service Tumblr, according to Adweek and All Things D.