Guest Post Here are three tips to keep in mind when fundraising in this new era so you don’t find yourself paddling upstream:
With the number of smaller acquisitions Yahoo has made over the last year, I have to wonder whether it’s recent purchase of startup Bread was mistaken for an item of food you can always use more of. Then again, maybe not — as Bread’s social advertising tech could prove useful to Yahoo’s ongoing push to refresh its own ad products.
If true, the Sputnik search engine — which admittedly sounds like the title for a forth Austin Powers movie — may also become the default search tool for all government facilities and state-backed organizations within the country.
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Sponsored Post Here is the obligatory Top 4 List of the reasons telecom professionals seeking innovation are in Silicon Valley, and are leveraging tools like the Telecom Council network.
Uber and WalletHub have released some interesting data on how Americans are impacted by the government shutdown.
TechShop Menlo Park filed a 506(c) with the SEC, which following the lift on the ban of general solicitation, allows startups to publicly announce that they are fundraising.
We’re pleased to announce that Steve Wadsworth, the chief executive of Tapjoy, will speak in a fireside chat with Michael Metzger, a principal at mergers and acquisitions firm Covert & Co., at the GamesBeat 2013 conference on Oct. 29-Oct. 30 in Redwood City, Calif. They will talk about how to capture brand dollars and capitalize on the mobile ad bonanza in games and apps.
NewMediaMetrics released the results of its annual LEAP survey today, which indexed the twenty-five most loved brands in the U.S.. The iPhone came in first, and 12 of the 25 are tech brands.
Guest Post True or False? The cost to build a product has dramatically decreased in the past 10 years.
Big data researcher can draw conclusions about our personalities based on our social media opinions.
Guest Post Mobile 3.0 will be defined by mobile devices that can drive emotional connections.
When Skype was founded 10 years ago, privacy advocates hailed the Internet VoIP service as a secure tool that would shield its users from surveillance. How quickly things change.
The next time you consider interacting with a brand on Google+, you might want to think twice.
Apps on Apple’s “best iPhone ever” are twice as likely to crash. Everybody freak out. Or don’t.
Editor’s Pick Rich Hilleman, chief creative director at Electronic Arts, thinks players should be able to skip to the ending.
Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly planning to announce former 21 Century Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new boss.
Guest Post Eva Arevuo is communications manager at startup advocacy group Engine.is.
Tony Espinoza has stepped down as the chief executive of Couchsurfing, according to a blog post released today.
Good news for Kindle owners that have children who suck at math: Amazon announced today that it’s purchased education startup TenMarks. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
At the VCIR conference in Park City, Utah, former Ancestry.com executives unveiled their stealthy new venture, called YouWho.
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company that became the biggest online retailer on the planet last year, has invested most of a massive new $206 million funding round in ShopRunner, a rival to Amazon.com.
Forget Photoshop and 99designs — DesignMantic could be the next big thing in graphic design for the common man. Or woman. Or grandma.
The newest search engine in the world is hidden in the shadows of the Internet, but it shines a light on those shadows that ordinary search engines like Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo can’t.
VentureBeat hosts some of the hottest events in Silicon Valley. You name it, we’re hitting the big trends — data, cloud, games, and mobile. Billion dollar deals can get done at these conferences.
Josh James took Omniture public and sold it for $1.8 billion. VentureBeat sat down with James in Park City, Utah, to learn more about Domo, his mysterious new venture.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
A new Twitter experiment called “Event Parrot” will send you breaking news from around the world, via direct message.
For someone who supposedly learned the value of kindness at a young age, Jeff Bezos can be pretty ruthless.
Guest Post Twitter proved this week a point that I have long been making: that Silicon Valley is a boys club — a fraternity of the worst kind.
LitRes sells legal e-books in Russia. It was founded in 2006 to combat the rampant piracy in the e-book market and capitalize on the governments anti-piracy crackdown.
Sponsored Post Using the crowd for data mining and machine learning is just one of the many fascinating topics on the agenda for this year’s CrowdConf, the longest running crowdsourcing industry event.
Guest Post Earlier this year, I started a new business venture with a partner. We were going to solve a major problem, travel costs for small and medium-sized companies. After investing three months of our time and about $2,000, we decided to stop actively pursuing the opportunity. The reason? Several of our core assumptions turned out to be wrong.
Although new consoles are arriving, falling prices on older consoles will stoke the game market.
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch launched a couple of weeks ago as a fat, ugly, and expensive smartphone accessory that our own Devindra Hardawar called “relentlessly inessential.”
That’s not where Apple is going with iWatch.
New golf app aims to turn every round you play into a tournament with friends.
Editor's Pick Break out the brats and beer: mobile security company Lookout Mobile just announced another huge distribution partnership with Deutsche Telekom — and received $55 million from the German telco and Peter Thiel.
You just bought that shiny new iPhone 5S for $700 or so, but before you could get that $40 case on, you drop it right on the hard pavement, and its almost-unbreakable Gorilla glass shatters like your quickly-dying dreams of technological bliss.
This “Fitbit for personal finance” calculates your total income, recurring bills, and recommended savings for each month, and gives you a breakdown of what you can spend that day, week, and month.
In case you don’t know what’s going on or don’t want to finish: we suggest you stick around. And watch out for spoilers.