Guest Post We have to weigh the cost of jeopardizing five years of citizen investment in current research against killing off career paths and future ideas for generations to come.
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Guest Post Thank goodness someone finally had the courage to stand up and say that telecommuting is officially banned.
Wooga is one of the most successful casual games publishers to date. In this video, founder and CEO Jens Begemann talks about starting Wooga, keeping a healthy company culture, dealing with Facebook – and his thoughts on the hype surrounding startups in Berlin.
Refund.me is a Potsdam-based startup dedicated to getting passengers compensation from flight companies when their planes are delayed or cancelled.
Guest Post These “big four” issues can dramatically affect your interests and your relationship with your investors.
Guest Post Vivek Wadhwa is vice president of innovation and research at Singularity University and Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.
Guest Post When you think of “Big data,” you rarely think of log data. It just doesn’t have much sex appeal: It’s what IT uses to monitor applications, compliance, and security. But we got a reminder this week that log data truly is valuable big data.
How is Uber managing its European expansion? With “lots of hustle,” according to vice president Ryan Graves.
Guest Post Training executives to think like fighter pilots can make your company better able to assess market conditions and react properly.
Guest Post For the first time in years, the Democrats and Republicans are working together to fix the immigration mess.
The Model S is, by all accounts, an outstanding vehicle. That doesn’t mean it completely lacks drawbacks. Here are a few of the little things bugging drivers.
The four winners of the startup competition at MIDEM, a music industry conference in Cannes, France, show new ways to play and share music.
Guest Post Companies all over the world are becoming increasingly worried about their ability to innovate and compete in the fast-changing technology world. That’s according to GE’s third annual “Global Innovation Barometer” released Jan 17.
Guest Post Doctors may soon face requests to provide medical clearance for commercial space travelers.
The Internet is abuzz with rumors, stemming from Brazilian-based blogger Thomas Baldwin, that startup accelerator Rocket Internet is preparing for an IPO.
Guest Post Attempts to regulate or restrict the export of American biotechnology are likely to backfire and hurt American competitiveness.
Guest Post Parents are charting a new path: parenting kids with advanced smart devices that teens often understand better than their guardian adults.
Guest Post I work in social media, and Pinterest is the first social network I have joined lately that I didn’t go to with some marketing end goal in mind.
In remembrance of last week’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., we invite you to join us and others in observing a moment of silence.
Guest Post Facebook changed the way that you keep in touch with your former high school friends, but how significantly did it impact your day-to-day life? While Silicon Valley gets all of the attention, Orange County is churning out radical innovations ranging from life-saving medical inventions to sustainable technology. It’s a thriving technological landscape that just might make a real impact on your life – if it hasn’t already. And yet, if Orange County technologies were a category on Jeopardy!, how well would you do?
Guest Post Based on working with dozens on C-level executives, here are some characteristics that I have identified that contribute to producing an effective IT startup CEO.
As a new generation of startup entrepreneurs is emerging in Russia, the local startup scene tends to look more like its American, European and Asian counterparts.
Want to come to a party hosted by VentureBeat and Orange on 12/12/12? Here’s your chance to score an invitation.
Guest Post Energy management software can help businesses cut energy consumption and save money, which is why VCs are warming up to the field.
Guest Post Millions of people rely on these brilliant technologies to stay alive. But as we put more electronic devices into our bodies, we must address the serious security challenges that come with them.
Guest Post Over the past five years, many European companies have eyed the US market as an opportunity for expansion. But less than five percent of them gain revenues and market share within their first year.
Guest Post A recent VentureBeat post outlined a series of reason why HTML5 failed to deliver in 2012. But here are five reasons to look forward to HTML5 in the new year.
Guest Post It’s incredible what a $1.26 billion acquisition can do. Suddenly a host of startups are calling themselves “software-defined something.” Is there any substance to the term?
Sponsored Post Combining social, mobile, analytics, and cloud into a single, integrated stack of technology gives companies a powerful tool to drive understanding and action.
Guest Post Instead of putting traditional computing services in a “cloud” wrapper, it’s time to look more closely at services that were built in and for the cloud.
It’s not impossible for companies to do social good while remaining good businesses. But why is it so hard to convince the broader business world that this is true?
Guest Post SEO director, growth product manager, and UI designer are three essential job functions that will be hard to fill in 2013. Here’s why they matter — and who the top people are in each field.
Guest Post Time is your most precious commodity and you can waste a lot of motion while creating little or no momentum if you don’t approach the venture community with a deliberate plan.
If you’re missing CloudBeat, here’s how to watch a live video stream — plus an exclusive backstage pass for videos of the show’s movers and shakers.
Guest Post Just like Goldilocks, enterprises are struggling to find the “just-right” solution for file collaboration, one that jointly meets their need for security, privacy and ease of use.
International investors with an interest in Indian startups are heading en masse to GSF 2012 in Gurgaon this week.
To greet the upcoming holiday season, Digiarty Software, Inc. is giving away free copies of its DVD ripper software.
With an apparent dearth of customers, the highly-hyped and hugely-capitalized electric car startup Better Place is shuffling its management in pursuit of a more effective business strategy.
Guest Post Today Lumawake launched a crowdfunding campaign for its revolutionary iPhone dock. The company’s approach may provide insight into how future product designers should consider approaching crowdfunding.