Guest Post As a software securities analyst, Richard Davis spends 200 days a year on the road visiting software companies. He goes to public companies such as Oracle and Salesforce.com, but he also visits up-and-coming software companies he thinks will go public in the near future. In his new column, Davis is going to talk about some candidates he thinks may be ripe for the IPO class of 2012 or 2013.
A team of former Googlers has launched an iPhone app, funded by Google Ventures, for recommending experiences you might want to partake in.
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Meg Whitman said Hewlett-Packard wants to grow more organically in the future.
Guardian Media Group, which is best known for publishing British newspaper The Guardian, wants to sell its ContentNext group of publications, reports AllThingsD.
Hewlett-Packard will get “back to business fundamentals” in 2012, said Meg Whitman, the newly appointed chief executive of the world’s largest technology company, in a conference call with analysts today.
AT&T was the target of an attack today when cyber criminals attempted to access customer information by connecting phone numbers to online accounts.
Online auction site eBay is launching a new feature for its mobile applications today to help boost purchases from customers while they’re on the couch watching TV.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em (or their ads), the GoDaddy folks have been the main force behind driving IPv6 adoption, according to a recent census.
Tech giantHewlett-Packard reported better than expected earnings today, beating expectations despite a tough world economy and fierce competition.
Guest Post Yelp’s S-1 for its upcoming IPO is a breath of fresh air. After five months of studying the S-1 of daily deals site Groupon, I’m glad to see local-business-reviews site Yelp come out with a reasonably clean document.Groupon tortured many accounting rules and made up some of its own (forcing it to amend its S-1 repeatedly and delaying its IPO), but Yelp seems to be playing by the books.
PFC Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who was arrested in May 2010 for passing information to WikiLeaks, has finally been given a court date.
After stirring up controversy with its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the Business Software Alliance (BSA) — an industry trade group that counts the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and 27 other tech companies among its members — now says that the controversial bill “needs work” before it can be passed.
Small businesses need an easy way to deploy rewards programs for their customers, and Points.com is trying to achieve that with its new Magento storefront application.
Spotify is sending out press invitations for a November 30 event in New York, where it will announce a new direction for the streaming music startup, the company has indicated.
Xunlei, the Chinese Internet company whose IPO was scheduled, then postponed indefinitely this summer, is now catching U.S. legislators’ attention.
Disney has hired away OnLive executive John Spinale to be the new head of the Disney Interactive Media Group’s social games business.
Android malware has jumped 37 percent in the third quarter of 2011, according to a new quarterly report released by security provider McAfee. Where our phones go, so too go viruses, especially on the Android platform.
Google’s ”Chrome team elves” have been busy prepping for the holidays and will be celebrating with an update to the Chrome OS and a price drop on Acer and Samsung Chromebooks to $299, the company announced.
When it rains, it pours for hard disk maker WD. Already hit by floods in Thailand that have hobbled production of hard drives, WD has now been hit with an arbitration court decision ordering it to pay $525 million to Seagate.
Mobile rewards startup Shopkick has partnered with credit giant Visa to incentivize purchases made within a brick and mortar retail store, the companies announced today.
Hewlett-Packard will report earnings today for the first quarter since Meg Whitman took over as chief executive of the technology industry giant in September.
The indie video game sensation Minecraft is going from strength to strength, as demonstrated by figures unveiled at this weekend’s Minecon convention in Las Vegas.
Amazon’s cheap Kindle Fire is indeed chipping away at the iPad’s dominance among potential tablet buyers — at least, according to one survey.
Amazon may be launching at least one larger version of the Kindle Fire in the first half of 2012.
RunKeeper, a small startup that makes a run- and workout-tracking platform, has raised an impressive $10 million second round of funding.
A List Games has raised $9.3 million in a second round of seed funding so that it can continue to market games via digital distribution, the company announced today.
Adobe may be giving up on mobile Flash, but it’s going to get one more version out for Google’s upcoming Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” before it gives up the ghost.
Apple’s Grand Central store may be revealed as soon as tomorrow morning.
eBay has acquired recommendations platform Hunch, according to a press release issued Monday morning. The company did not disclose terms of the deal.
Oracle filed court documents late last week contending that Hewlett-Packard and Intel have secretly been keeping the unpopular Itanium server chip alive, even though no one wants to buy it.