Facebook just reported record quarterly revenue and significant increases in daily, monthly, and mobile users. And the social network’s revenue from advertising was $1.8 billion, up 66 percent from last year.
Facebook just reported record quarterly revenue and significant increases in daily, monthly, and mobile users. And it’s also making more money, per user, in every single territory it measures.
Things are changing over at Kickstarter.
CSC just acquired cloud management startup ServiceMesh for an unspecified sum, although sources tell me it was approximately $325 million.
Facebook is doing just fine in the ads game, it turns out.
San Mateo-based Aggregate Knowledge helps Facebook convince marketers that their campaigns are effective.
If you want your brand to be blasted straight through the eyeballs of your target audience right into their occipital lobe with maximum force, Bing’s new ‘hero’ ads will be right up your alley.
With each fall comes a new season premieres for over a hundred new TV shows, as well as the need to catch up on the backlog of missed episodes.
The protracted regulatory battle faced by Uber, and its competitors Lyft and Sidecar, is the stuff of good television.
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It’s been a good year for the Israeli tech industry.
Editor’s Pick There are over four billion street lights in the world. Almost all of them are high-intensity discharge lights that use mercury vapor or some other toxic substance to create light. All of them are powered, and most burn out every two years.
Now what if all these could become nodes on a sensor network spanning the entire globe?
We want same-day delivery. Restaurant ingredient checkers. Virtual play connectors that join us with far-away friends in real-time games. Digital assistants who analyze our performance and give advice. And in-stock detectors that will tell us if the product we want is in the store.
Intel is apparently in talks to sell off its Intel Media division to Verizon, according to an AllThingD report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
A high-profile legal battle over a $600 million spy agency contract has finally come to an end.
Sponsored Post Jibe, Inc., a leading provider of recruiting technology solutions, today announced it has closed a $4 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. The funds lend further viability to Jibe’s position as one of the fastest-growing…
Sony and Blockade will launch a Heavenly Sword movie based on the PlayStation video game in 2014.
PayPal to startups: Love us!
Corporate performance management (CPM) company Adaptive Planning just got some valuable market validation.
Skydog can send you alerts if kids overstep their internet permissions or if you have a broadband outage.
Intel believes that mobile data networking will help deliver internet access to a much larger slice of the world’s population.
Editor’s Pick The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data, but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to shine. Here are six promising startups we met at Strata.
Editor’s Pick While I’m now a resident of Austin, Texas, I still couldn’t believe some of these companies were operating and based here.
Guest Post While most of us thought the “social enterprise” was played out, there’s a good reason to think this movement is just getting off the ground.
Women are now the primary purchasers of electronics for their families, and that’s something brand advertisers have yet to exploit.
Today, respected research and advisory firm Forrester dumped on Facebook, saying that it is failing marketers. The real problem, however, is actually that Forrester is failing its customers.
Uber, like humans, is experiencing growing pains. It started out as one thing, grew like a weed, and is emerging as a multifaceted adult — one that is mature, complicated, and like all of us, flawed.
Sponsored Post A new SEC initiative that will pave the way for individual investors to participate in crowdfunding – Internet-based fundraising for young companies – may also expose investors to potential frauds, according to Randy Shain, founder…
The company has been focusing a lot on mobile over the past year or two — and now we get to see whether that focus has paid off.
Munchery debuted its new and improved self to the world today, including a newly designed site, apps for iPhone and iPad, new features and services, and a commitment to sustainability.
Sponsored Post Performance advertising historically has funneled mobile ad network advertisers but, with the maturity of the mobile ad industry, we’re witnessing the consolidation of ad tech – a trend that gaming studios need to watch. With consolidation fueled by RTB growth, the golden days of performance-based CPI advertising is nearing its end. The performance advertising bubble has finally popped.
Samsung sold 120 million mobile phones last quarter — more than 29 percent of the total global market and more than competitors Apple, Nokia, and LG combined — as global phone shipments reached a record 418 million.
Editor’s Pick Penelope Trunk has always been about careers. And she’s always been about off-the-wall suggestions, wacky ideas, and colorful ways of expressing them. Her new startup, Quistic, is exactly like her.
Quistic is a career-building online learning site focused on people who are not like you.
Guest Post I was surprised to see Charles Arthur’s misleading headline last week: “Google breaks 2005 promise never to show banner ads on search results.”
If people are willing to stand in line for an hour for a free taco, imagine how they will react to free stuff delivered to their door on a regular basis.
“What’s cooler: music or computer programming?” I asked Will.i.am, one of the founding members of the iconic hip hop band Black Eyed Peas. “Coding,” he replied instantly. “By about 10 times. A trillion times.”
Editor’s Pick Want a coffee? Now you can pay in Bitcoin.
The world’s first Bitcoin ATM is opening up for business this morning at a coffee shop in Vancouver, Canada. You can now buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin at a real, physical machine, depositing cash and checks for Bitcoin.
ARM is unveiling both a high-end and low-end Mali graphics-chip design today for mobile devices.
Startup accelerator 500 Startups announced the list of companies that made the cut for its seventh batch today, which includes quite a few firsts for 500, such as its first biotech investment as well as an investment in an electric skateboard company.
Sponsored Post The mobile games marketing platform AppLift together with the global games market research firm Newzoo have teamed up in a joint market analysis effort to investigate the appeal of various continental regions for mobile game publishers, shedding light onto growth opportunities, monetization potential and user acquisition costs.