“Today’s announcement is just the beginning,” said Len Jordan, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group. “Their platform enables an entire set of applications and measurements for driving new levels of analysis and optimization.”
Aereo is facing yet another lawsuit questioning the legality of its TV anywhere service, with the latest coming from big media companies and local broadcast affiliate stations in Utah (PDF).
About seven million social media managers, marketers, and ordinary average people share content from the web to their personal and corporate social media account with HootSuite’s tools.
As of today, App Annie’s analytics solution isn’t just about apps anymore. Now, publishers can get detailed statistics about their digital book sales from the app store analytics solution as well.
Trigger Happy has licensed P-Body and other characters for its Toon Hero animation app.
Hollywood’s latest blockbuster “Gravity” was filmed by robots. Four giant industrial robots whisked props, lights and even actors around the set in a ballet of split-second precision, as well as doing the camerawork. They call it cinematic automation.
AT&T has updated its Uverse television service application for iPhone with a new feature that allows you to watch live streaming TV channels directly from the device, the company announced today.
Nielsen will release its findings today about how many people are tweeting during live broadcasts of television shows.
Guest Post Silicon Valley investors are relatively more concept-focused than revenue- and profit-focused, while the opposite is true in Silicon Beach.
Why is there this regional investor difference?
“The benefit of being part of LinkedIn is very clear. The benefit of being part of Facebook is very, very clear. The benefit of being on Twitter is … not so obvious.”
Popular web ad-blocking service Adblock made an interesting offer to Twitter this morning: Only sell ads we like, and we won’t block them.
Media files that contain DRM (Digital Rights Management) will soon become a regular part of web’s standards thanks to a decision by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Update: This version of the story corrects an earlier reference to Peter Fenton’s holdings of Twitter shares.
Amazon is reportedly planning to release its own set-top box for the holiday season.
Twitter publicly filed its initial public offering documentation today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The short-form social media news company plans to sell 472,613,753 shares and raise at least $1 billion.
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.
Twitter finally released its S-1 IPO documentation this afternoon and will be seeking to raise $1 billion. The company has not yet set a price for its stock.
Twitter will made its long-anticipated S1 filing public today.
It’s one thing to make the assessment that the delivery system of how people get their news is broken. It’s quite another when you actually build something that addresses the broken elements, and offers a better solution.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
Netflix updated its popular app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch this morning, adding support for high-definition video streaming to your favorite Apple mobile device.
Streaming music service Rdio is launching a new version of its app with free smart radio service to listeners in the U.S., Canada, and Australia today.
Digital comic book startup Madefire has just closed a new $5.2 million round of funding, the company told VentureBeat today.
In a big win for Google’s new Chromecast device, Hulu Plus has added an official application, the companies announced today.
Original programming has yet to become the engine driving viewers to binge-friendly streaming platforms like Netflix. Here’s why.
Not even a day after Google officially announced plans to expand its Google Fiber service in Austin, Texas, AT&T made plans to launch its own competing service. And now it seems AT&T will get there first. Sort of.
Soon you should start to see yet another button next to a person’s name on the web that will help you to follow their activity — but this time, you’ll only want to click if their taste in music matches your own.
TellApart, a company that helps businesses make the most of their customer data, announced today that it had completed the acquisition of AdStack, a provider of email marketing software.
AOL isn’t done with the subscription business yet.
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.
Facebook is preparing to pitch major TV networks on the benefits of integrating their advertising strategy through conversations on its social network.
From the mind of eccentric playboy John McAfee — founder of McAfee Antivirus — comes a “new and revolutionary technology” that will reclaim our lost privacy, he says, and restore the capability of college students to get all the free movies and music they want.
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.
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 While large companies have been tweeting their way to social media success for years now, too many small and medium businesses have been late to the Twitter party.
The streaming media service being developed by chip-maker Intel is getting pushed back to at least 2014, according to a Variety report that cites anonymous industry sources familiar with the matter.
Love may just be a few clicks away, Taco Bell has a “happier” hour, and you — yes you! — have one brand-new Apple iPad unclaimed at this very moment.
Editor’s Pick Google, ad networks, ISPs, browser makers, and mobile OS vendors are fighting a massive — mostly secret — battle for control of the future of the Internet.
Hey, what’s that up in the vividly detailed sky displayed on your enormous HDTV’s screen? Look! It’s an incredibly crisp-looking bird … it’s a vibrantly colorful plane … no, it’s Netflix’s Super HD video streaming!
Twitter is making embedded photo tweets much more compelling, much more visual, and much more in your face, everywhere on the web.