Sponsored Post As depicted in the press, the impact of the HTML5 seems to be a battle between whether to develop native or for the Web, the reality being that these days HTML5 and CSS3 (along with the suite of java script solutions that come with CSS3) are actually changing the span of control enjoyed by developers.
Today’s acquisition will put Pivotal in a strong position to offer mobile and Web-based services to enterprise customers.
Bitcoin, the semi-anonymous digital currency, has weathered plenty of criticism and controversy over the years, but today it faces its biggest challenge: the FBI takedown of its largest market, the underground site Silk Road.
“It almost looks like it was designed to go in there,” Hilsenteger says.
The company provides software-as-a-service that helps large organizations manage and optimize their vehicle fleets. It has been profitable for years, but doesn’t want to miss the “window for accelerating growth.”
The FBI seized Bitcoin-powered Silk Road today after a lengthy investigation into the reputed drug marketplace and its founder.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court today opposing tech companies’ bid to disclose to their users that the government is spying on their data.
The Climate Corporation applies data analytics to weather to help farmers adapt to climate change. Monsanto aims to build out its data science offerings to help farmers grow more Franken-crops than ever before.
Editor’s Pick Hummingbird shows that the Google of the future will be mobile-focused and question-oriented.
“We call it zero-waste advertising,” Golec says. “We’re only hitting the right businesses.”
The Sins of a Solar Empire developer enters the mobile market.
The company has closed $25 million from Sequoia for its “talent interaction platform,” which leverages video technology to make each stage of the recruiting process more personal.
Dell moves into the small tablet market with Venue and reveals new XPS laptops and hybrids.
Office supply retailer Staples has purchased e-commerce personalization startup Runa, the company announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Accelerator program and investment group 500 Startups has just announced a new $44.1 million seed fund today, the second the group has raised since launching.
Leap Motion, watch out.
P4RC is getting 1,000 users a day to sign up for its iOS rewards app.
A panel tasked with exploring relaxed gadget rules on airplanes now says that Wi-Fi is safe to use throughout an entire flight.
Sponsored Post Prospect Global Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: PGRX) (“Prospect Global” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received its Air Quality Control Permit (“Air Permit”) for the construction and operation of an underground potash…
SAP Ventures has raised $1 billion in the past year to invest in enterprise startups and entrepreneurs. This latest raise brings its total capital under management to a massive $1.4 billion.
Guest Post Vaccines, revolutions, and skyscrapers have been built through effective teamwork and efficient resource management. But somewhere along the way, we began to over-engineer that community and digital divides crept in to take the place of physical ones.
Web development company Wix filed to go public in the U.S. today. The company, which is based in Israel, gives people to tools to build HTML 5 websites for free.
Guest Post Tomorrow, our smartest systems will instantly and masterfully oversee, optimize, manage and adapt processes that are as critical as they are complex, across a broad spectrum of industries, having taken their cues from the most ready example of a natural supercomputer we have: the human brain.
Leaf manufactures customized tablet POS systems for brick and mortar businesses. Its LeafPresenter tablet comes with a magnetic stripe card reader, near field communication (NFC), Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV), front and rear-facing cameras, and can also accept gift cards, PayPal, and mobile wallets.
Sponsored Post The digital health landscape isn’t what it was five years ago — or even last year. Advances in remote diagnostics, big data, advanced sensing technologies, mobile, and genomics research are enabling patient-powered applications, improved doctor-to-patient communication, and smarter physician tools and insights.
Looks like Apple’s new iPad 5 will come in at least one of the same colors as the new iPhone 5S: space gray. And it appears that the coming-soon updated iPad will be both lighter and smaller than the existing iPad 4.
The car-sharing startup grew by 3 times in 2013, fueled by surging demand for long-duration and airport rentals. 95% of its revenue came from this part of the business, and RelayRides decided to get rid of short-term rentals all together.
Editor’s Pick Smart investors and entrepreneurs are thinking about the long-term impacts of the Affordable Care Act, the biggest expansion in coverage in nearly 50 years.
GTA Online and digital content downloads will add lots of revenue for the year’s hottest game.
Facebook’s mobile app ads have been tremendously successful, with 8,400 advertisers driving a massive 145 million app installs so far in 2013 alone. Now the company is adding a new ad type: mobile app ads that help developers build app engagement and conversion.
Original programming has yet to become the engine driving viewers to binge-friendly streaming platforms like Netflix. Here’s why.
You saw an ad on your laptop at work. Decided to do a quick Google search on the product on your phone at lunch. Then bought it on your iPad at home after dinner. How’s a savvy online advertiser to know when his or her ads work?
TheFind crossed the “1 billion shopping searches” mark, and shoppers have browsed over 100 billion products. The database includes 500,000 stores and 500 million products, and it updates 100 million listings a day to reflect new items, price changes, and current discounts. Whew.
Cover launched a mobile payments app today that lets you enjoy your meal without having to wait for or worry about the check. It also announced it has closed a $1.5 million seed round of funding.
Not even a day after Google officially announced plans to expand its Google Fiber service in Austin, Texas, AT&T made plans to launch its own competing service. And now it seems AT&T will get there first. Sort of.
Augmented reality could soon make language barriers a thing of the past.
Vulture capitalist Carl Icahn wants Apple to buy back a massive $150 billion of its own stock. He told CEO Tim Cook that last night and plans to meet with the Apple CEO again in three weeks.
Will Ouya disrupt traditional gaming? We’re checking in with Julie Uhrman to see how her console’s revolution is going.
Smule’s fans have created more than 1 billion of their own songs in apps like Sing! Karaoke. Let’s hope they’re not all bad.