The threat level is high for Microsoft and other console makers as Valve carries the flag of openness for gamers.
Everybody needs a corporate jet when they’re hemorrhaging money, right?
The StartX company aims to make e-commerce, transportation, and shipping easier in emerging markets.
Today a massive change in investment financing goes live, killing an 80-year ban on telling people that you are raising money.
This month, the Federal Aviation Administration will strongly consider relaxing its rules on the use of electronic devices during flights.
The company has been developing a slew of new ad products to make itself look very attractive to TV stations.
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The iPhone 5C is colorful, fast, light, and — if not exactly cheap — at least cheaper than Apple’s new flagship iPhone 5S. But the faster, more brainy, more beefy, and significantly-better picture-snapping iPhone 5S is killing the iPhone 5C in sales.
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Apple announced this morning that the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S were record-breakers, hitting sales of over nine million units over their opening weekend.
And, the flagship iPhone 5S is “sold out.”
Guest Post Gaming could see even faster growth if prizes come into the picture.
Editor’s Pick The ban on general solicitation has been lifted. Startups can now publicly announce that they are fundraising, but how many of them want to?
Freescale hopes to create a secure home gateway to deal with the flood of data from internet of things devices.
Java programmers can tap the power of graphics chips to get more performance.
Guest Post Greg Kostello is the CEO and founder of Givit.
Guest Post “There are two kinds of people in this world: the workers and the hustlers. The hustlers never work and the workers never hustle.”
Guest Post We asked two brave volunteers to sign up for five online dating services. Did they find love? Or did we just subject them to the most awkward week of their lives?
Jimmy is an example of a robot that anybody could build and print themselves.
Analytics experts are in high demand at Wargaming. This shows the need for a new skill in the free-to-play games market.
Andrew Feldman says a whole ecosystem has grown up around micro servers.
Mike Lazaridis has been talking to private equity firms.
Mobi can upload photos on the fly to your smartphone via a short-range WiFi network.
Investors, investors: Why do you still stubbornly cling to Microsoft and Nokia and Google while Jony Ive parades his new creations before a surprised and delighted world?
Khalaf’s fireside chat will focus on the lessons mobile game companies are learning from traditional games.
This is what it looks like when a giant falls.
Cloud company BenefitFocus quietly experienced a highly successful initial public offering this week, with shares nearly doubling in the first day of trading.
Eat24 found that advertising on porn sites yields 3X the impressions of Google, Facebook, and Twitter combined, with 10% of the cost.
Guest Post Scrappy entrepreneurs are always looking for an edge in the application process. However, there are no shortcuts or hacks. The YC partners are too smart for that.
Rocket Fuel landed on Wall Street with a bang this morning, with stock exploding by the end of the morning session.
Last year when the iPhone 5 launched, it sold five million units in its first weekend of sales. This weekend, Apple could sell as much as 30 percent more iPhone 5S and 5C models, according to one analyst.
As partners lose faith in Windows RT, Microsoft is positioning the troubled operating system as a way to bring Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps together.
Now you can see what your voice sounds like in the shower or the Sidney opera hall.
The debut of Grand Theft Auto V, the rise of the young Andrew Wilson as EA’s new CEO, and the death of former Nintendo chief Hiroshi Yamauchi are events that are disconnected from each other. But they happened against the backdrop of change in the modern video game biz.
Editor’s Pick VentureBeat caught up with some of Silicon Valley’s power players to gauge their opinions on Google’s new initiative to prolong human life.
Quick, name one Aussie startup.
In that particularly techy form of porn, the unboxing has become the standard first-day exploit of the hard-core gadget consumer class.
Even the iPhone 4 crushes the competition in responsiveness.
The daily round-up of today’s funding news.
Social engagement service Gigya closed a new $25 million round of funding, the startup announced today.
Microsoft is increasingly becoming an enterprise-focused company. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner announced during a financial analyst meeting today that 55 percent of the company’s customers are large businesses.