Guest Post Why passwords are a problem.
Amazon has opened up its Kindle MatchBook service today, offering customers a way to buy digital versions of books they’ve purchased on Amazon for a discounted price.
Networking startup Pertino thinks there’s a hunger in the market for cloud-based networking services — but not just its own.
Khosla Ventures VC Andrew Chung started his entrepreneurial career at age 5, working the cash register in his parents’ restaurant. In this interview, he talks about how that experience — and his brush with fame as a singer — shaped his business philosophy.
Guest Post Eric Bovim is Managing Director at McBee Strategic
Guest Post We need more open competition among bidding vendors to keep this from happening again — to ensure that we actually get the “best and brightest”, and not the most bloated and expensive.
Uber has already tried its hand at delivering condoms, so why not cats, too?
Guest Post When Google Glass came out, the most interesting thing for me was not the innovative device control, as amazing as that is. It was the ability to hands free record in video everything going on in front of you.
Sponsored Post You don’t have to be a startup to go lean — even the largest companies can re-learn how to be nimble, think different, and innovate.
Rumble adds Triplepoint Capital and Nexon as investors.
Guest Post Trying to grow too quickly might kill your local marketplace startup.
Netflix has signed a new agreement with CBS to bring hit show Dexter to its streaming service, the company announced today.
Sponsored Post Loxo Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on targeted cancer therapies for genetically-defined populations, announced today that its lead clinical program is a potent and selective inhibitor of the Trk family of receptor…
Global smartphone sales passed a quarter of a billion units for the first time ever this past quarter, and Samsung accounted for a staggering 88.4 million of them.
Apple had its best quarter ever in education, CEO Tim Cook said today on the company’s quarterly earnings call. That includes the companies highest sales ever, and a 94 percent tablet market share for iPad.
Tim Cook was very careful to tell analysts that he has never promised that Apple would enter new markets with entirely new products today on Apple’s Q4 earnings call — but he did add that Apple could do exactly that, if the company wanted.
In 2012, Apple sold $157 billion worth of iPad, iPhones, Macs, songs, apps, and other assorted technological goodies, making almost $42 billion in profit. This past fiscal year, Apple sold a staggering $171 billion worth of iMerch, but only made $37 billion in profit.
Google Glass may soon get an upgrade, if the latest tease from Google is any indication.
Twitch will livestream many of the event’s 80-plus speakers to a new GamesBeat channel.
Apple reported its fourth quarter and year-end numbers for 2013, and the results are simultaneously amazing — and amazingly forgettable.
Apple released its fourth quarter numbers today, and the results were pretty similar to what most analysts had predicted: good but not great, up from 2012 but not by much.
So long lengthy shipping times: Technology distributor Ingram Micro announced today that is has agreed to acquire Shipwire, a startup that makes it easy for business of any size to quickly ship inventory to customers.
Samsung was too eager to get the Galaxy Gear to market early, and the result is a product that too few people want and too many people return.
Cloudera is embracing the cloud in a big way.
Openbay’s goal is to improve the process of getting your car repaired and maintained. The Cambridge-startup launched its service today and revealed seed funding from Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz’s a16z seed fund, Boston Seed Capital, and Stage 1 Ventures.
Editor’s Pick “Two years ago, [open-source hardware] sounded like a crazy mangling of apples and oranges,” said Facebook’s Frank Frankovsky. “We’re just at the beginning of open-source’s impact on the hardware business.”
Just after the launch of the very-successful iPhone 5S and the not-quite-as-hot iPhone 5C, Apple told analysts to expect $36-37 billion in revenue and perhaps $7 billion in profit for its fourth quarter of 2013.
If there’s a social/content network that could be voted as most likely to succeed in 2014, it just might be Yahoo’s biggest recent purchase, Tumblr.
Guest Post Finding a document, email, or contact within all your apps is hard, if not downright impossible. Welcome to the dark side of the cloud.
With the multitude of ways people are now consuming TV shows, Nielsen has released a new SDK today that will track when people watch something on mobile devices.
Twitter is delivering four times the revenue per visitor this year over last year, and Facebook’s ad click-through rate has jumped 275 percent, according to the Q3 Adobe Social Intelligence report, released today.
Apple’s senior director of real estate and facilities presented Apple’s vision of its new campus to a Cupertino joint city council and planning commission meeting last week, including video of the projected new campus.
One of Israel’s most successful entrepreneurs is back with a stealthy new startup, dubbed Stratoscale, which is building new software for large data centers.
The new Livescribe 3 smartpen is meant to be a mobile companion for smartphones and tablets.
USC found that Google has dramatically increased the number of sites around the world from which its serves queries by repurposing client networks.
What if your washing machine could remind you to put your clothes in the dryer, or music started to play in your bathroom as soon as you started running a bath?
As gadgets and software get better, HTML5 gaming may get its moment in the sun.
Technology is hailed as a powerful engine of job creation, but things may not be as rosy as we like to think. It creates opportunities for new businesses, but there is also evidence that tech destroys jobs and the industry is beset by layoffs.
What’s it mean to be an indie these days, and a growing one at that? Find out at GamesBeat 2013.
Connected lightbulbs may be cool, but they’re not cool for very long.