Twitter filed for an initial public offering today in what will likely be the stock market debut since Facebook’s $100 billion IPO. It hasn’t been easy, and it hasn’t been quick.
The Progressive Policy Institute released a report today titled “Can the Internet of Everything bring back the High-Growth Economy?” Widespread adoption of this technology to revitalize the U.S. manufacturing industry.
Twitter just tweeted that it has filed a confidential request for going public.
Editor’s Pick Starting a business isn’t easy for anyone, but it’s especially challenging for young woman in the tech sector. We caught up with online travel entrepreneurs, Ruzwana Bashir and Debbie Wosskow, to discuss how they are making their startups a success.
The merged company is expected to have a total annual revenue of $630 million and gain a greater share of the Ethernet switching market, where it competes with giants like Cisco.
Guest Post Twitter’s acquisition of MoPub, like Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, makes complete sense in light of its impending IPO.
If you think you see something weird on Twitter in the next few weeks, you’re probably right. But there’s nothing odd about that at all, according to Twitter.
Buildzoom bills itself as a “one-stop shop” for getting a house built, remodeled, or repaired. The company has spent the last several months pulling together information from millions of permitting records to give consumers more detailed insights on contractors.
The phone recognizes you and will lock itself if someone else walks off with your phone.
“The salsify plant is a cousin to the dandelion. It is beautiful, low maintenance, and spreads like wildfire — all qualities we think the worlds of product content management, syndication, and distribution need.”
Your clothing can keep you safe.
Marine iguanos and blue-footed boobies aren’t found on too many streets. But both are found in significant quantity in the unspoiled ecosystems of the beautiful Galapagos Islands, which Google announced this morning are now available on Street View.
Wearables and the “internet of things” are the new battleground for chip makers.
After months of debate, Dell’s shareholders have finally agreed to a buyout offer today that would see the company go private.
Online media production company Maker Studios has just secured another $26 million in funding, the company announced today.
It seems like the ultimate indignity: Make the iPhone, ship it overseas for sale cheap, but be forced to pay more at a store in your own native China.
DreamIt Ventures is opening up its application process for its second accelerator program in Austin, Texas, the accelerator announced today.
Two years after the first game, Disney Mobile launches a big sequel for its Swampy character.
Chip giant launches four new chips for UltraHD home networking.
Three partners from Morgenthaler Ventures have spun out a new management company and raised an inaugural fund, dubbed Canvas Venture Fund.
Billionaire Carl Icahn invested in Apple yet again, saying the company is “extremely cheap” as its stock continues to fall.
Layer is an “open communications layer for the Internet.” The technology makes it easier to build messaging, voice, and video into applications in minutes.
Guest Post Apple is changing its entire design approach to this “flat” world with iOS 7 and Microsoft’s Windows 8 has taken a similar approach. But both ignore places where the skeuomorphic model is still critical to the usefulness of a technology.
Internet Radio company Pandora has appointed Brian McAndrews as its new head honcho.
The founding partners of Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers discuss the origins of the venture capital industry and what it takes to be a good VC.
The special relationship between the United States and Israel is even cozier than we realized.
Mayer polled the room of tech-forward attendees and judged about half had used a Yahoo product in the past month, dispelling the myth that “the cool kids” don’t use Yahoo.
Intel promises awesome performance for this fall’s tablets and laptops.
A group of CEOs from some of the hottest and most disruptive enterprise companies discussed at TechCrunch Disrupt today what it will take to topple the incumbents.
Intel moves forward with “pervasive computing” technologies at IDF.
“We have companies coming to us in an absolute panic,” Matt Johnston, CMO of uTest told me this morning. “We are going to read some horror stories of very popular apps two weeks after launch that suddenly their app reviews go way, way down.”
Box security head Justin Somaini says the enterprise-focused file-storage company will never give the government backdoor access to your data.
“Maybe some percentage, larger than 95 percent of VCs, as zero value, and 70 percent of VCs add negative value in advising.” VCs, you’re gonna need some aloe for that burn.
SAN FRANCISCO — Today on the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt, San Francisco city supervisor David Chiu revealed a new tool that will let the city’s residents participate in the city’s budgeting — one of the most hotly contested issues in San Francisco.
Pebble’s smartwatch was one of the first and most successful Kickstarter campaigns in history. Today founder Eric Migicovsky talked about the state of Pebble, smartwatches, and wearables.
Editor’s Pick A vocal subset of the community are fighting tooth and nail for ridesharing to succeed.
Wall Street has seen Apple’s lower cost answer to Android’s growing global market share, and the pin-striped cufflinked penny-loafered class doesn’t like it.
The STEM system is a wireless motion-tracking platform that goes well with the Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles.
Sponsored Post Here are 6 reasons why companies Plug and Play sees getting funding and traction are improving infrastructure inefficiencies, providing mobile-marketing solutions, and helping to make sense of the massive amounts of customer data being collected.
Guest Post Three years after Thiel started giving teens $100,000 to ditch college and launch startups instead, there don’t seem to be any success stories.