Guest Post We interview Oliver Samwer, the controversial cofounder of Rocket Internet.
The largest accelerator in Canada, the biggest seed investor in Europe, and one of the top seed funds in Australia are joining forced to put on one major demo day for 15 of their top startups May 1 in San Francisco.
American consumers are increasingly making payments electronically, while their check books gather dust. So why are businesses so behind? Bill.com wants to change that.
Soleil Moon Frye launches a mobile app that provides parents with inspiration for do-it-yourself projects.
While the iOS app store has well over 800,000 active apps and Google Play sports more than 600,000, the Amazon app store has only about 75,000.
That's a very good thing -- if you're an app developer.
The New York Times announced today that it's adopting a new growth strategy that involves offering customers lower pricing to access its content.
In perhaps the clearest sign yet that enterprise social media management tool HootSuite has major global ambitions, the company announced this morning that it is adding support for managing China's most popular microblogging platform, Tencent Weibo, and Russia's most popular social media network, VK.com.
This ain't your typical summer school.
Cloud storage startup Box is pushing into the health care vertical, regulatory challenges and all.
If you needed further evidence that tablets are more than a mere computing fad, just look at the latest numbers from Strategy Analytics.
Contacts, long a part of LinkedIn's service, epitomizes the age-old business axiom: It's not what you know; it's who you know. The new app shows you who you know -- and how you know them -- as well as who you ought to keep in closer contact with.
Google's proposed concessions mean you could one day see a little Bing in your Google.
Netflix released a new 11-page document that outlines the company's long-term outlook on the future of television -- and more importantly, who will come out as winners.
Wednesday was a fairly busy day for deals, with old-industry blue chipper GE investing big into a new platform as a service company, Yahoo Japan investing in U.S. startups, and API management company 3scale announcing new funding to grow faster.
Verizon wants to own all of subsidiary Verizon Wireless' stock. And it's willing to spend $100 billion in cash and stock to make it happen.
The proceeds of the auction will benefit the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights. Other notables and celebrities who are auctioning off experiences for the RFK Center include Elon Musk, Peyton Manning, Alec Baldwin, and Jay Leno.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just made her first big play into video.
Fusion-io had just reported earnings earlier today, announcing $87.7 million in quarterly revenue with a net loss of $20 million, and a drop from last quarter of 27 percent and from the previous year's quarter of seven percent.
Dell execs hope to settle customer and partner anxiety with talk of their "big data" and cloud software products.
"The DMCA's unintended consequences on our rights to modify and repair the electronics we buy, and to remix and make fair use of copyright content could easily be fixed as part of a larger Copyright reform act."