Microsoft’s takeover of Nokia’s devices and services business is one step closer to completion.
Aria Systems has some new capital to process.
Mobile payments via NFC from a digital wallet on a smartphone might be the sexiest area of payments right now, but the space that is actually seeing traction and adoption is contactless cards — which will hit 250 million in 2014.
In July, YouSendIt got a new name: Hightail. It reflects a change in focus for the company.
Sponsored Post User communities are typically seen as a necessity rather than a key asset, but they’re gaining much more attention as organizations realize they can be a long-term value generator.
New mobile SDK puts PayPal as an in-app payment option.
“You are everything Dreamforce stands for,” Salesforce chief executive Benioff told the young Drew Houston minutes ago on stage.
Yub launched today with $12 million in funding to grow its affiliate network, which aims to help offline retailers drive sales with online offers.
New York ad startup BiScience’s new product, AdClarity, monitors 5.1 million ads in over two million campaigns from over 300,000 advertisers on over 7,000 publishers’ sites.
Cornell University announced the launch of an online corporate training program called Redshift that aims to make high quality executive education more affordable and scaleable for businesses of all sizes.
Queen Rania Al Abdullah has taken a personal interest in the MOOc trend. She believes it will benefit minority groups in the Arab World, especially young women.
To kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week, the event’s organizers and the Kauffman Foundation released the results of a global policy survey that looked at similarities and differences among entrepreneurs around the world and how supportive their governments are of entrepreneurship.
Google settled another privacy lawsuit today, promising to pay $17 million for circumventing users’ privacy wishes.
Guest Post I would argue that Twitter was not so much “underpriced” in absolute. Rather, it was underpriced for the shape of its share register at the opening bell.
Updated November 19 with a quote from Google Ventures
1 in 8 households have damaged a laptop, phone, camera, or tablet during the holidays, and 35% of the devices damaged are mobile phones.
Apple won a round in its seemingly never-ending legal battles with Samsung today, making it more likely that Apple will be able to deny Samsung the ability to import some of its smartphone models into the U.S.
BarkBox, which sends you monthly boxes of goodies for your pooch, is launching a new site called PuppyFeed. PuppyFeed is basically a photo-sharing forum where BarkBox subscribers post photos of their dogs with captions and hashtags, and bond with other users over their shared passion for puppies.
Sponsored Post The editors of VentureBeat, a media company that covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives, have announced DataBeat/Data Science Summit 2013, an event that goes beyond the current obsession with “Big Data”…
Google Play has better search than the iOS app store, but Apple has better app discovery and content curation. It’s also much better at helping users evaluate app options, but trails the Amazon app store in a key usability score.
Well, professional sports has officially decided that TV startup Aereo is a bad thing and must be stopped or else their business will be impacted severely.
The market for wearable sensors has exploded to measure walking, running, and even your posture — so why not sitting, too?
Former Google ad manager Michelle Morris has joined Facebook to help car companies sell more vehicles on Facebook, the company announced this morning.
Bitcoin prices have exploded over the past week, and just in time: Federal agencies are gearing up to defend the digital currency’s legitimacy in a Senate hearing today.
The next-generation supercomputers will combine IBM processors and Nvidia GPUs.
Guest Post How long will it be before we hear about an even younger social media platform that has millions of teenagers flocking to use its service over Snapchat’s?
Sponsored Post Futura Mobility was named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ list, a prestigious recognition of the 500 fastest-growing …
Sponsored Post The results of the Home Monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study, a subset of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) clinical centers* was presented last week at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). The…
“This effort is a culmination of everything we’ve learned over the past few years about the mobile world,” Salesforce’s Al Falcione told VentureBeat.
Guest Post This idea doesn’t do justice to the wonders of the human mind, nor to the amazing potential of contemporary technology.
The PlayStation 4 is flying off store shelves.
Apple’s much-rumored iTV (and other iGadgets) could be getting Kinect-like motion sensing tech.
Guest Post In stepping forward, BlackBerry doesn’t actually have a leg to stand on.
Apple released the first iPhone in 2007. Microsoft’s Windows Phone didn’t appear until 2010.
Left out of the secret negotiations for this global pact is an important question: How might this agreement affect startups, which generate a huge amount of economic value worldwide?
Sponsored Post The results of the Home Monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study, conducted in Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) clinical centers, executed by the EMMES Corporation and sponsored by Notal Vision Ltd. Tel Aviv, Israel, have been accepted…
Sponsored Post M1T, an American business active in the Health Care industry, has made an investment of $3.4 Million in Cloud Medical (“Cloud”), completing the company series A round. Cloud is a Healthcare IT company focused on deploying hardware…
KcNMinder sold $3 million worth of its Bitcoin mining machines in a four-day trading frenzy of the alternative currency, selling 5,000 machines between Nov. 7 and Nov. 10.
If you need to quickly google a Call of Duty cheat while playing the game, Microsoft has the console for you.
And the web browser.
The race is on, and a Finnish startup hopes to map interior locations first.