Enterprise mobility startup Bitzer Mobile has raised $4.75 million in its first round of funding, with a goal of helping enterprises securely deploy mobile applications across almost every smartphone and tablet.
Editor's Pick Salesforce has revealed a new web-based application called Do.com that combines task management with social features to create a smart way to get things done on your own and in groups.
In the second of our trilogy of Modern Warfare 3 launch interviews, VentureBeat sat down with Mark Rubin, executive producer at Infinity Ward, to look back at the recent Call of Duty XP fan event, discuss the possibility of Modern Warfare Zombies, and more. (See our first interview with Bret Robbins of Sledgehammer Games here).
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 are two of the biggest games coming out this fall, all part of a grudge match that is certain to delight gamers around the world.
Cloud translation startup Cloudwords has signed major productivity software provider GlobalEnglish to greatly expand the reach of its cloud translation network and bring its services to some of the world’s biggest brands, the company announced today.
Venture firm Accel Partners has carved out a $100 million “big data” fund to invest in companies focused on building new IT infrastructure or on applications than run on that new infrastructure.
Pre-launch startup Luluvise aims to recreate online the experience of private chats with your girlfriends. The company just landed $1 million in funding from Passion Capital, ProFouders Capital and various angel investors.
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Google Ventures has invested $1.5 million into mobile application development studio Milk, the new project from Digg co-founder Kevin Rose. The investment is both strategic and pragmatic, and will help the startup to build out its team with top talent — an area where Google has always been strong.
At the stroke of midnight Nov. 8, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 went on sale around the world. As midnight came in each time zone, the midnight madness started with long lines and combat dress-up.
Google is testing a new features to its search product that fills up the page with more information based on the query, reports SearchEngineLand.
A newly discovered bug for Apple devices both allows hackers to execute unapproved code, and helped one developer get quickly kicked out of the iOS developer program.
Zynga may float its initial public offering after the Nov. 24 Thanksgiving holiday, according to two sources close to the matter who spoke with Bloomberg.
Is the world ready for extreme tablets that can take a licking and keep on ticking? Panasonic is betting on it.
Twitter has granted access of the more than 250 million tweets sent daily to two firms — Mass Relevance and Crimson Hexagon, the company announced Monday. The firms will now be able to work directly on creating and maintaining partnerships with media firms (like television networks) without Twitter’s involvement.
London commuters have something new to cheer now that their city is the latest to get a free route-planner iPhone app from Pandav. The app, called Ride London Tube, lets users plan trips on mass transit with a deceptively simple touch interface.
Think you’re seeing your Google+ notifications bar on WordPress? Nope, not a browser glitch, the blogging platform has integrated the same look and feel for users logged into the WordPress site.
Codecademy has added jQuery lessons and a scratchpad to its fun and engaging tool that teaches people how to code online, the company is announcing today.
Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg claimed that Apple never tried to buy Facebook, and disclosed candid details about his conversations with Steve Jobs, in an exclusive interview with broadcast journalist Charlie Rose.
In a remarkably speedy attempt at one-upmanship, Barnes & Noble announced its new Nook Tablet today, a direct competitor to Amazon’s similar Kindle Fire.
Salesforce.com has elevated Executive Vice President George Hu to the role of chief operating officer, the company announced today.
Hoping to push more 4G smartphones this holiday season, Verizon Wireless will offer double the monthly amount of 4G data to its subscribers.
I’ll be traveling to Turkey next week to attend 4iX — the 4th Istanbul International Innovation Investors Xchange on November 15 and 16.
Apache Hadoop-based management service Cloudera has raised a new $40 million funding round, just ahead of its Hadoop World 2011 conference tomorrow.
I remember when my stepdad got out of the Navy for the first time. Finding a new, non-military job ended up being so challenging that he eventually gave up and enlisted again. He didn’t get out of the Navy for good until his retirement more than a decade later.
Electronics retail store Best Buy has closed a deal to acquire full ownership of the American portion of Best Buy Mobile from Carphone Warehouse Group for $1.3 billion, the company announced today.
Zypr is everything you wanted from Siri without the Apple-flavored handcuffs.
Let me make it clear up front: The Nook Tablet looks and feels exactly like last year’s Nook Color. But Barnes & Noble is hoping that its beefed up hardware will make it a worthy contender against Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire tablet.
Google TV, the search giant’s combo hardware-software entertainment endeavor, could be on its way to attracting a larger male customer base, as porn studio Vivid Entertainment is now streaming sexually explicit content to television sets by way of a Google TV application.
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Editor's Pick Almost no one has seen episode 4 of CNN’s documentary series “Black in America,” about race in the technology world, but a lot of folks are already jumping in on the race controversy the show’s promo has kickstarted.