Editor’s Pick If you ever wondered why reporters are bitter, joyless black holes, this waste of 1s and 0s is why. Take your anti-nausea meds and prepare to lose your faith in humanity.
Between the nascent state both of bitcoins and Glass itself, we wonder (read: highly doubt) whether big-box stores and small businesses will be willing to jump aboard this particular tech train.
The apps are currently being tested at the University of California, Irvine, where pilot participants have called the program “very promising.” But others have voiced major concerns.
“Unless you’re developing for wearable now, you’re going to get left in the dust. We actually consider ourselves a wearable-first company,” said CEO Peter Berger.
On Tuesday evening, I drew a monocle on VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall. But this was no ordinary monocle, because the Adobe software I used to create it was running on servers 3,000 miles away and piped directly to my web browser.
Users outside the United States constituted a massive 77 percent of Twitter’s monthly average users, Twitter says in its S-1 filing. However, they provided only 25 percent of Twitters revenue.
Stanford’s StartX program announced a $3.6 million grant to form the StartX Fund, which will support Stanford entrepreneurs as they develop ideas and bring products to market.
Nestivity founder Henry Min said Twitter is the most powerful communication tool out there, and yet brands don’t make the most of it.
The 5 winners of the coveted Demo God award are Kinsa, PanaCast, Volio, MakerSwarm, and Beer Hunt.
The Demo God award is given to the startups that are not only building innovative products, but also made compelling presentations and sold their products to the audience.
Jawbone, the wearable computing maker, today acquired MassiveHealth, a maker of apps to promote healthy eating, and Visere, the design firm behind the Unstuck life coach app for an undisclosed sum.
Guest Post ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure provider, has big ambitions despite not yet having widespread name recognition. The Boston-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company this week announced the launch of a foundation program for the startup community.
Dynamics is signing up scores of brands that will give you free stuff whenever you use your ePlate card.
Bootcamp Ventures has helped connect three young Israeli startups with $2.25 million in new funds, including promising mobile security company Zimperium.
Guest Post Women founders were few at DEMO Fall in Santa Clara. Here’s what they had to say about living, working, and competing in a “man’s world.”
Out of the 77 companies that demonstrated their products at this week’s DEMO conference, only five won the coveted DEMO God award.
DrinkCity wins Angel Alley competition at DEMO.
Birdeez is an iPhone app that makes it “ridiculously easy,” in the words of cofounder Jeff Simeon, to identify birds and then share your sightings on Twitter.
Scientist Robert Arauz is setting out to solve some of researchers’ biggest problems — not problems about funding or litigation, but the simpler challenges of communication.
The emphasis at LFE is on getting experts who use their hands or bodies for work, like carpenters.
Novusport measures and ranks your activity. The more you play sports, the more you score.
Salesforce may have some huge competitors like Netsuite and Oracle, but it’s not the big dogs that keep the customer-relationship manger on its toes.
Editor’s Pick Early detection of Alzheimer’s means better, faster clinical trials — and soon, life-saving drugs and treatments on the market. Here’s what Neurotrack is doing to help.
To keep their employees happy, companies are taking more of an active role in professional development and training.
If you’ve ever felt strangled by stress, these brain scientists have just the ticket: a “magical” watch that can tell when you’re tense and help you relax.
Gravitational System’s technology collects the “waste energy” created from momentum and heat.
BiBo Labs makes an Excel-based tool for generating reports from a variety of database sources.
Making servers able to withstand hurricanes, floods, fires, and earthquakes can be an eco-friendly task.
Acuity Systems wants TraitWareID to authenticate and protect your identity on mobile.
Softarex’s software seeks out problems in deep source code and suggests improvements.
Baby registry site Bonica aims to take some of the question marks out of buying gear for newborns.
Prospective Plus makes it easier for recruiters to hire entry-level candidates, and it’s launched its subscription service to the public today.
One thing he’s learned from starting Blogger, Odeo, Twitter, and now Obvious Corp.: The more you’ve done, the smarter you are, and the bigger risks you can take.
Need a project done? Piecewise will help you dole it out to outside workers
InTooch is a utility for connecting you with the social media profiles and contact information of the people you meet using nothing more than a phone number.
On the Flinja marketplace, students can offer services to build professional networks and earn extra cash
Gnzo is essentially a new, more animated way of displaying and browsing videos, and it’s optimized for touchscreens. Instead of square stills, it displays a mosaic of animated videos, each one a 6-second clip from the video behind it.
It’s not easy being green, Kermit the Frog sang. A startup called Sure has a way to make it easier: Give people points for making green lifestyle choices.
Having trouble finding a quality date online with services like Match, OkCupid, or eHarmony? How about going on some video speed dates with new startup Seekly?
Itography wants to turn us all into virtual goods collectors.
Sometimes a person wants to share a social moment with just a few folks, right when the mood strikes. For those occasions, there’s Go-Matic.