Sponsored Post Argent Wealth Management and Pillar Financial Advisors have merged effective November 1, 2013. The new firm, now known as Argent Wealth Management, LLC, will manage a combined $1.2 billion in client assets and will continue to…
The makers of Myst and Riven branch out on a new adventure.
NeuroSky today secured an undisclosed sum from Softbank, a Japanese corporation, in a round that chief executive Stanley Yang describes as ”strategic.”
Google chairman Eric Schmidt had some harsh words to say about the U.S. government’s personal data collecting methods led by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Perhaps times are really tough at IBM. Twitter updated its pre-IPO S-1 documentation this morning, revealing that IBM is suing it over three patents.
Data scientists might always be the most efficient source of business intelligence, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the enterprise can’t dabble.
This dashboard will tell app marketers how much revenue their apps are making from 20 sources. And it will tell mobile advertisers how their ad campaigns are performing across 10 to 15 networks.
When it comes to banning discrimination against workers based on their gender and sexual orientation, Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook argues the U.S. should be more like Apple.
Guest Post If you’re just beginning to think about implementing a wide-ranging mobile strategy for your company, here are 10 things to consider.
“I certainly love the IT thing,” he told the Financial Times in a rare interview, published Friday. “But when we want to improve lives, you’ve got to deal with more basic things like child survival, child nutrition.”
Henri Lamiraux, Apple’s top Vice President of Engineering for the iOS iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, has left the company, according to a report from 9to5mac.com.
Guest Post The best part for other investors is that the valuations here are low, in comparison to similar startups on the East and West Coast.
This week, a District Court judge in California struck down a patent held by a San Diego-based diagnostics company called Sequenom. The judge ruled that a “natural phenomenon” could not be patented.
Your Sunday reading.
Facebook was on fire this week — not in the Sherman-does-Atlanta sense, but in the Katniss-from-Hunger-Games sense. So why did its stock tank by nearly 8 percent?
Michael O’Donnell’s pictures show the breadth of the speakers at the fifth annual GamesBeat conference.
Chinese travel booking service Qunar went public on the NASDAQ today and its shares nearly doubled during the first day of trading.
Steve Henning, ServiceMesh’s chief marketing officer, said in a phone interview this afternoon that it’s “very difficult” for startups to win government contracts.
Editor's Pick Could you build a working website for $300 million?
Pyreos, a spin-off of Siemens which makes extremely efficient infrared sensors using semiconductor manufacturing techniques, has raised $4 million in venture capital to expand globally.
Guest Post The Valley wonder dust has settled, and looking back, I realize that it was actually quite distracting and limiting. In fact, I would argue now that it is the the worst place in the world to run your startup.
Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini launch seems to be going very well indeed.
Guest Post Google+ still holds the keys to a bright future despite a rocky start and direct competition with social media powerhouse Facebook.
Design retailer Fab.com has lost one of its guiding stars today: Chief design officer and cofounder Bradford Shellhammer has left the company after four years of making Fab into one of the most exciting shops on the Internet.
Instagram released its first advertisement today, and it’s a fairly pretty picture of a Michael Kors watch.
You know all those brilliant startup ideas you have, that you just don’t have time to execute? Now there is a way to turn those ideas into reality, without dealing with silly little things like accounting and legal issues.
They’re taking it out behind the shed and coming back with an empty shell and a heavy heart.
In a scene straight from a Bond flick, or perhaps Austin Powers, Google is building a showboat/party boat, right in the middle of San Francisco harbor.
You too can feel like Sergey Brin, Larry Ellison, or even James Bond — flying around the world in a private jet. Fresh Jets launched its apps today that connect individual and business travelers with seats on private jets.
DevBeat is right around the corner, and we’ve got a few tickets up for grabs for experienced developers.
These are the end days for IBM’s legacy cloud platform.
Editor’s Pick Github execs tell us that government IT projects should be open source by default, particularly in light of the technical issues with HealthCare.gov.
Edward Snowden may soon be on a flight to Germany to testify in an anticipated Bundestag-led investigation looking at the U.S. National Security Agency’s spy-tactics.
Regroup is one of a handful of fast-growing startups that are making it easier to chat with a therapist on a secure video line.
Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
Guest Post Disclosure: Alan Colmenares is an advisor to Magnolia, but does not currently hold shares in the company.
Sometimes execution is more important than originality. For an example, look to 6Wunderkinder, which just raised $30 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
With news that the NSA is tapping directly into Google and Yahoo’s data centers, it seems as if every technology company’s worst fears about government surveillance have come to pass.
Guest Post For startups looking for a new competitive advantage, a multilingual presence may be the answer.
Guest Post Once upon a time, if you wanted to make it in the startup world, you had to be in The Valley for access to both money and mentoring. But as startup ecosystems begin to grow elsewhere, residency in California is no longer a requisite.