Guest Post The cloud computing market continues to explode. But for the next few years, expect to see a hybrid of public and private cloud.
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A lot of investors are hoping for a recovery in Facebook's stock. But before you dive back into the stock, consider that it might be poised to fall lower, possibly to $15. Here's an analysis of why. One interesting thing to consider is the impact of the restricted stock the company is issuing to its employees. ...
This is a guest post, written by investor Brad Feld.
In July I wrote a post where I was Searching For A Collaborative Writing Tool. I got a bunch of suggestions – some people suggested their startups, some suggested Google …
The New York Times has published an in-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The issue is important, because no doubt, there's a lot of waste, but here's an analysis of where critics think the Times falls short.
Editor's Pick Apple Maps lacks data, and fixing it will require a significant crowdsourcing effort that will take Apple quite a long time, says mapping expert Mike Dobson
VentureBeat has co-produced the conference with ING since 2009. But our editor-in-chief, Matt Marshall, is stepping away from DEMO after this year's event.
Every three years or so, Sequoia Capital, one of Silicon Valley’s most accomplished venture capital firms, grabs our attention with a not-so-subtle change to its website.
In 2009, it changed the site to feature a simple search bar (see partial …
Ken Beach joins us as our first Chief Revenue Officer, as first reported by Folio Magazine. Ken will be tasked with building out our national sales team and generally overseeing our business.
U.S. financial firm JP Morgan is continuing to buy up stakes in select Rocket Internet online fashion retailers – first in Europe (Zalando), then in Brazil (Dafiti) and now in Russia, with Rocket’s Lamoda today announcing a cash-for-equity deal, terms …
Editor's Pick Accomplished Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla likens modern healthcare to witchcraft, and says technology will replace 80 percent of doctors. His views, offered up in a talk last week in San Francisco, made doctors hopping mad. But criticisms were mostly knee-jerk. Khosla has a point.
Guest Post For too many American technology start-ups, Europe is a dirty word. But here are several reasons why you should make Europe a central part of your regional strategy from the get-go, and practical tips on how to do so.
The New York Times reports that the megapublisher received an 11 percent stake in return for its investment. This is incorrect; it turns out Condé Nast only has a 3 percent stake.
Microsoft is expected to build a little more than 3 million Surface tablets this year, a market researcher IDC has told CNET. That's a good-sized number and gives us an idea of how ambitious Microsoft is with its new Device. The iPad sold a similar number in its first quarter.
In a statement sent to media outlets yesterday, Apple said it takes security very seriously, but it directs users to use Apple's own iMessage service instead of texting.
Motorola, the phone company Google acquired this year, filed a patent infringement suit against Apple that effectively seeks to ban the import of the iPhone, the iPad and the iPod Touch to the U.S.
The paperwork was filed by Motorola …
The big investment banks that orchestrated Facebook’s public offering last week divvied up a pool of $100 million for actions they took to “stabilize” the Facebook stock after the company’s IPO.
This is a remarkable payment, considering that the Facebook …
Fundrise, a newly launched company, is democratizing the cumbersome real estate investment industry by letting any person invest $100 for a share in the deal.
It’s the latest company to ride the wave of enthusiasm around crowd-sourced funding, a trend …
With about seven weeks to go until DEMO (Oct. 1-3), the event is coming up fast.
Facebook's stock hits a new low, as insiders sell shares after a "lock-up" agreements expires. And this is just the beginning. Several more lock-up agreements expire over the next nine months, which could put more downward pressure on the stock.
Patrick Carter, founder of a start-up called Digital Folio, recently tracked the pricing trends of particular camera, the Nikon L26 Camera, over ten days, and found that the major portals — Google Shopping, Nextag, Pricegrabber, theFind, RedLaser, Decide.com and others — were completely wrong a surprising amount of the time. Here's the story...