Guest Post Chipotle Scarecrow will, without a doubt, go down as one of the most successful marketing campaigns in history.
DC to VC, which took place in Santa Clara this afternoon, is organized by the Health 2.0 conference and Canvas, the health and IT-focused venture fund formerly known as Morganthaler Ventures.
Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its share of new phones sold in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
60 percent of Android smartphones returned to the store aren’t actually broken. And if InnoPath’s new Mobie app gets widespread adoption, they may not actually get returned in the first place.
Guest Post New and young tech-sector businesses play an outsized role in job creation and economic growth. So the impact of a shutdown on tech could reverberate back around the economy as a whole.
AOL isn’t done with the subscription business yet.
When Wikipedia and Google aren’t enough, Wizpert’s experts can come to the rescue.
Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.
A Creative Cloud expert demonstrates some of the simple but powerful potential of Adobe’s latest apps in this exclusive video.
In the tablet wars, even the airlines are picking sides.
Searching for an apartment lies somewhere between falling down the stairs at a party and getting a root canal on the “suckiness” spectrum. RentalRoost uses 20 lifestyle search criteria and social media data to make it easier.
Editor’s Pick “Miley Cyrus could be the next big tech investor,” Ferriss told me. “Therein lies the promise … and the risk.”
Editor's Pick “DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that nearly everyone in the tech industry feigns to understand. Few people really do. I’ve always thought it sounds like a codename for some kind of covert NSA mission.
Revolution Ventures has raised a $200 million fund, which the firm said is the “largest first-time venture fund outside of Silicon Valley since the 2008 financial crisis.” It focuses on early startups “off-the-beaten path.”
Mike Gallagher is the leader of the game industry’s trade group. We hope to learn from his insights at GamesBeat 2013.
Sponsored Post Enmetric Systems, Inc., the leading provider of plug load management solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has closed on a $1.5 million follow-on financing led by Navitas Capital with participation from new investors including Azure International, Lakewest, Inc. (Belgravia Group, Ltd.), and several prominent angel investors.
SpaceX successfully launched a new, upgraded Falcon 9 rocket with 60 percent more powerful engines yesterday. The demonstration flight appeared to go off without a hitch, as the rocket reached a speed of 5 kilometers/second and an altitude of 310 kilometers within five minutes of launch.
King says it has frozen one ad network that has a publisher that is creating adware with Candy Crush Saga.
I for one welcome our new branding overlords.
Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two Interactive joins the latest round of funding for the popular video-streaming service.
Sponsored Post 6fusion, the company standardizing economic measurement of IT infrastructure and enabling a global marketplace for buyers and sellers, has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, to explore the development of an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Exchange.
HelloFresh, a Berlin, Germany-based company that aims to make tasty, healthy meals at home as effortless as possible, has nabbed another $7.5 million to boost its market share in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Data from Appnext shows that advertising in social titles is no longer something that developers can forget about or ignore.
Researchers team up with Johns Hopkins and UCSF to help model and track public health threats.
Dataguise, a company that seeks to secure the corporate data used by big data-crunching technologies such as Hadoop, has raised $13 million in a second round of funding.
Twitter indicated two weeks ago that it had filed for an IPO, but now it plans to make its filing public….
Guest Post Can the principles of crowdfunding work within the walls of an established corporation such as IBM?
AngelList, a site that helps angel investors invest in technology startups by providing screening information about the companies, last week announced AngelList Syndicates.
Samsung, the world’s largest smart phone manufacturer, has invested $4 million into PowerbyProxi, a company that lets you power up your mobile device simply by placing it on a power pad.
A New Zealand company funded by the U.S. intelligence community’s venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, has built a smartphone technology called Spike that lets anyone take precise measurements of — and make 3D models of — anything in the outside world.
Guest Post This is a guest post by Jeremy Ozen, Co-Founder, Vistar Media
Guest Post By now it should be clear: For any new mobile technology to take off and thrive, convenience and value must be abundantly clear to the consumer.
Guest Post Unbeknownst to many, Colombia is positioning itself as the Silicon Valley of Latin America, vying against Chile and Brazil for this title.
Don’t plan on using official websites of government organizations if the U.S. government is temporarily shut down due to budget woes.
Guest Post Don Draper’s weapon of choice, the 30-second spot, has yet to find its footing in this new age of advertising. Both brands and the technology industry need Don more than ever as they redistribute $200 billion of TV money from broadcast to web browsers, phones, tablets, and connected TVs.
Cloud-based storage service for enterprise-level customers Nirvanix confirmed rumors that it will cease operations at the end of the month, the company announced in a letter posted on its website last night.
Crowdsourced bed and breakfast startup Airbnb is celebrating after helping one of its users successfully appeal a hefty fine for renting out a room in his New York City apartment.
In this snapshot of seven recent tech IPOs, all but one saw a big day-one “pop”, and all but one is currently faring rather poorly in public trading. What gives, Silicon Valley?
Microsoft is apparently working on two new Office-branded applications that expands the perimeters of what you’d expect from a business-focused software suite.
Shadowy data-mining startup Palantir closed over $196 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.