Digital video advertising startup BrightRoll has secured a new $30 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Things are not looking good for the PC version of the Call of Duty: Elite social network. A tweet on the service’s official Twitter page is casting doubt on whether or not it will ever launch on the platform.
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[vimeo 32181032 w=640 h=360] Zappos founder Nick Swinmurn wants to see a picture of everything in your closet.
Customer service is taking on new and exciting forms. Putting together a full customer support team is so expensive that it’s out of reach for most small businesses. Often the choice for small companies and startups is to pile all outreach onto a single individual, who can no longer do his or her core job. Those are the companies TalkDesk is targeting with its customer support tool.
Minted, a marketplace for community-sourced paper products like custom stationery and wedding invitations, has raised a big pile of the green kind of paper you can spend.
If you’re wondering why we’ve chosen the impossibly cute photo of five-week-old kitten Link as eye bleach for this post’s art, it’s because an increasing number of eyeballs that frequent Facebook could use it.
For the better part of five years, I worked as Disney cast member. I spent day after day learning the biggest secrets of a company that protects fiercely and, as a result, I lost what Disney and its fan know as “the magic.” The extraordinary became mundane, and in a weird way, I began to step away. Who knew it would take a virtual trip back to reignite my love?
If you need further evidence that Japan’s display business isn’t so hot today, just take a look at the newly formed Japan Display, a joint small and medium-sized display venture between Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi.
Since the launch of Google Music, we’ve been waiting for the ability to buy songs from inside the app. That wait might be over as soon as tomorrow, according to new reports.
Ice Cream Sandwich, the newest (and arguably best) version of Android, will soon be available on the entire Xperia line of gadgets from Sony.
Nintendo could be looking for third parties to provide the online infrastructure for its upcoming Wii U console, according to a report released this week.
Netflix has unveiled a brand new interface for its Watch Instantly streaming video service on tablets running Android, the company announced today.
It’s thin, it’s light, and it makes up nearly a third of Apple’s laptop shipments.
Start Engine hopes to help the city of Angels live up to its name, as the startup accelerator today opens up the application process for its first class of 30 startups. The audacious goal of accelerating and mentoring 120 startups per year is all part of trying to put Los Angeles on the map as an American technology capital, perhaps one day rivaling Silicon Valley.
Leading software-based networking provider Vyatta has raised $12 million in a new round of funding, with a goal of continuing to improve security for physical and cloud infrastructures.
More and more game companies are turning to the HTML5 web format to create cross-platform games. The latest is Pangalore, a social and mobile game startup based in Seoul.
Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway now has a stake in IBM worth $11 billion, making it the largest single stakeholder in the company. With fully 5.5 percent of the all common shares, Buffett, who is the president, chairman and chief executive officer of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, has been snapping up as much IBM as he can over the past eight months.
Verifone has acquired European alternative payments provider Point, in an effort to broaden its range of mobile payment services for merchants and retailers, the company announced today.
Ilya Zhitomirskiy, the 22-year-old co-founder of the Diaspora social network — which gained recognition for challenging Facebook — died this weekend, the company confirmed Monday.
Google has begun the release of Android 4.0 (a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich) source code into the wild.
Twitter today released a new video visualizing all the tweets that mention the momentous occasion that took place last Friday: 11:11:11 on 11/11/11.
Sprint has added two new 3G and 4G mobile broadband data plans to its lineup that will replace more-expensive plans it previously offered, as well as undercut AT&T and Verizon, the company announced today.
Zune says what? What we have here is a potential glimpse at Research in Motion’s first BlackBerry to run the next-generation BBX operating system — but honestly, it just looks a lot like Microsoft’s Zune HD to me.
Chegg, an online textbook rental company, acquired Flux Software Co./3D3R, according to a Form D filed with the SEC today.
Lenovo might be getting ready to pop out a new Android tablet, this time running Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest (and best designed) version of Google’s mobile OS, by the end of 2011.
Guest Post The Lean Startup concept, developed by Eric Reis roughly two years ago, has been embraced by the startup community. And though I think it’s the best and most consistent framework available for entrepreneurs to methodically evaluate their ventures, what happens when you get a product into the market that customers actually want and your business starts to grow? Does the “lean” focus end there?
Foursquare is updating the functionality of its “expertise badges” to make a user’s history of check-ins a better representation of real-life experiences, the company announced today.
Google wants to help you crunch big data like cornflakes.
Google is giving all its Google Apps for Business customers access to a 24/7 tech support phone line.
Social game maker Zynga formally launched CastleVille as part of its accelerated release schedule for games in advance of its planned initial public offering.
Publishing giant Condé Nast is making its entire lineup of magazines available on Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet and Nook Color, the company announced today.