Editor’s Pick Veeva Systems is a dark horse! With only $4 million in venture capital, the cloud company reached profitability in three years. The company made its debut on the public markets today.
Mobile advertising continues to be up and to the right as 33 percent of clicks on Google ads are now from smartphones or tablets, impressions are up 37.1 percent, clicks are up 16.2 percent, and advertiser spend is up 23.1 percent.
The next time you’re driving your electric car through New York City, you may be able to charge up using one the city’s many manholes.
Tibbr’s 6.5 million paid users will see some changes when they log into the enterprise social network today.
Adidas is taking the smartwatch craze and running with it. The popular sports brand announced today that it is coming out with a smartwatch of its own, entering the increasingly competitive and crowded arena of wearable devices.
Accelerator program 500 Startups is apparently looking to raise money for a third early-stage investment fund, according to an SEC document filed today.
A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook says that mobile ads on iPhone generate 1,790 percent more return on investment than ads on Android. Even worse, advertising on Android actually costs more than it returns.
Sponsored Post Vantage Partners LLC, a leading retained executive search firm in Silicon Valley, announces a successful third quarter of 2013 with completions of executive searches for clients ranging from early stage venture-funded to billion dollar…
Performance marketing company Nanigans released a study today showcasing that Facebook advertising is alive and well, with retailers seeing a 375 percent explosion in click-through rates from Q3 2012 to Q3 2013 — and healthy 152 percent return on investment.
Oyster hopes you’ll binge on books the same way you gorged on the last season of Arrested Development.
Spanish telecom company Telefonica has made a strategic stake in U.S. music company Rhapsody, the companies announced today.
Verizon is giving customers one more reason to never step foot into its stores.
Square has just released the simplest way to send money to anyone online. And yet, there’s no guarantee it will be a success.
Sponsored Post Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”), (Pink Sheets: ZGSI), announced today the introduction of BAM-FX™, a proprietary technology designed for use in the space program, which we are now developing and preparing…
Guest Post I’m sick and tired of hearing about “lean startups.”
The A7R camera can take images with details that push the limits of what the eye can see.
Guest Post When I travel outside the Mile High City, I’m often asked what makes Denver so attractive for startups. While our tech community and the companies it’s home to are gaining traction by the month, the benefits of launching a startup in Denver aren’t necessarily as obvious as those associated with major tech destinations like the Valley and, more recently, New York.
On Tuesday evening, I drew a monocle on VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall. But this was no ordinary monocle, because the Adobe software I used to create it was running on servers 3,000 miles away and piped directly to my web browser.
Vox Media is raising $40 million in a round led by Silicon Valley venture firm Accel Partners, a huge sum of money for a new media company.
The price reflects SoftBank’s desire to get content for its telecom holdings and move into the West.
Twitter updated its S-1 prospectus today and told the world it will be listing on the New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ. In addition, the company confirmed that it would list under the symbol TWTR.
It’s the age of social media and rich media, so big companies need better ways to easily connect to millions of customers in a way that seems human. Without, of course, actually incurring the expense of real-live humans.
Starting in mid-October with the launch of Windows 8.1, the bargains on new PCs and tablets will be great.
More eyeballs means (Yahoo hopes) more opportunity to target and sell ads. More ads means more revenue. We’ll see how well that flow holds true as Yahoo continues its push into the modern web.
“Not boring” is high praise for earnings calls.
Sending a Snapchat, at this point, is like sending a photo over regular text message. People you don’t want viewing your private pics are still going to see them — even the cops.
VMware’s new end user business unit chief Sanjay Poonen took the lead on the acquisition.
Coming off a second quarter that was at once “disappointing” and quite healthy, Yahoo announced $1.13 billion in revenue for the third quarter, down 5 percent year-over-year.
But revenues in the quarter were flat for the sector leaders. Zynga weakened further.
Twitter gets all the glory, but movie and TV marketers should be aware that Facebook actually has a much larger share of the second-screen conversation than the soon-to-IPO social network of the now.
And, the buzz lasts much longer.
Many enterprise companies face a problem: They want their employees to work on-the-go, but they don’t have the resources or expertise to create their own mobile apps. The Microsoft-backed SkyGiraffe thinks it has a viable solution to this quandary.
Game industry leaders say it takes discipline and learning to shift from hands-on coding to running things.
Editor’s Pick Judge holds TradeKey liable for removing thousands of counterfeit listings from its e-commerce site.
Media Temple will not be shut down in the wake of the acquisition. Instead, it will continue to operate independently with no real day-to-day changes for employees or customers.
Updated 12:22 PST with new information on Apple’s TouchID
Mobile game Ingress gets gamers out of the house with large outdoor activities.
Sponsored Post Why do startups succeed? Usually, the credit goes to dynamic innovation and entrepreneurial energy. Why do startups fail? Often, it’s down to a simple—and surprising—reason: beta testing.
SpaceX is continuing to test its vertical takeoff and vertical landing rocket, Grasshopper, with small hops to test the rocket guidance and landing technology needed to return a rocket to Earth in exactly the way it slipped the surly bonds of our planet.
Cozy scored $5 million in first round funding in a round led by General Catalyst Partners.
After three years, the Istanbul startup has more than 11.8 million daily active players.