The debates are rolling out and rumbles of the 2012 Presidential Election are growing into much bigger conversations. But where are those conversations occurring?
Google Maps got a leaf-filled refresh on Tuesday with the addition detailed images of a couple hundred of the world’s most famous parks.
On-demand streaming music service MOG has seen startlingly high user growth through Facebook since its integration with the popular social site in mid-September, the company announced today.
Adobe has acquired video advertising platform Auditude, the companies announced today. [Update: While financial terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed, Adobe is said to have paid close to $120 million (mostly in cash) for the startup, according to sources familiar with the matter.]
Cloud video editing startup WeVideo has announced it will launch its premium and commercial packages on Thursday, which add in HD video editing and more storage.
It’s been the year of smart, streaming music companies. And if Sonos has anything to say about it, 2011 will also be the year of the smart speaker.
Research in Motion will launch three of its latest BlackBerry smartphones in November on AT&T, the company announced today.
Yahoo is set to acquire digital advertising company Interclick for $270 million, the companies announced today.
In our increasingly connected world of cloud-powered information, it’s easy to forget that there are enormous facilities around the U.S. that store all this data.
Apple has missed its promised “late October” deadline for the much-anticipated iTunes Match service, which will give users access to music from their iTunes library on mobile devices running iOS 5.
Guest Post [Full disclosure: Stella Fayman works for FeeFighters, a marketplace that has partnered with lots of payment processors to provide merchant friendly terms and competitive bids to business owners. Square is one of many partners.]
Google has finally rolled out an update to its ultra popular email client Gmail today. The update features a simplified design, visually enhanced threaded conversations and improved search functionality.
Apple’s popular music app GarageBand is making the leap to the iPhone and iPod Touch today with an update, version 1.1. Pre-loaded on all Apple computers as part of iLife, GarageBand features a wide variety of professional-quality instruments, which users can play on a timeline to make songs of their own. GarageBand also lets you record vocal tracks, so the app constitutes a self-contained recording studio.
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Google wants more online retailers to realize the importance of creating and maintaining a mobile website. Today it launched GoMo, a new program to make that happen.
I can’t help but sigh whenever I hear more details about Microsoft’s ill-fated Courier tablet.
Google has released a revamped version of its Google+ app for Android with design cues taken from the latest much-hyped release of Android.
Finally, iPhone users could soon get access to the rich Gmail experience that Android users have had since the beginning.
Software platform oneDrum, launching today, takes collaboration software where it needs to go: backwards.
It can be pretty hard to get people to do what is in their best interest, and nowhere is this more apparent than when it comes to managing personal finances.
Premium video sharing site Vimeo has added a new program called Perks that gives paid subscribers deals on professional video equipment and software, the company announced Tuesday.
From the maker of Second Life, here comes an interesting new startup. Coffee & Power says it is creating an online marketplace where people can buy and sell small jobs.
CSR is adding the new feature of indoor tracking to its line of SiRFusion location technology, the company announced today.
I’ll skip the obvious “acceleration” puns and just say things are looking good for Appcelerator, maker of a cross-platform app development software.
It’s only fitting that, on Halloween night, we find out the reason streaming video service Hulu Plus has yet to make its way to the Apple TV is that Apple is apparently scared of the competition.
Music app maker Smule today announced a new funding round of $12 million to support future expansion plans, and to hire more employees.
Phil McKinney, the talkative chief technology officer of Hewlett-Packard’s PC division, announced today he was retiring from HP by year end.
London’s Metropolitan Police Force has bought a digital surveillance system used by the U.S. Secret Service and other governments to spy on its citizens’ cell phone activity, the Guardian is reporting.
Guest Post All too often, Silicon Valley is considered the premier place to launch and grow a technology-based company. And, no doubt, the Valley has certainly earned its reputation as a hotbed for innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital. One can’t deny the long list of successes including Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Intel, Oracle and Google, to name only a few. But look around today and you’ll note many technology companies, especially startups, experiencing success outside of the Valley.
Outfit7, creators of the “Talking Friends” mobile games, announced today it has seen 225 million downloads only 5 and a half months after announcing 100 million.
The rumors are true: Urban Airship has acquired SimpleGeo.
Leading Platform-as-a-Service provider Mendix has raised $13 million in its first round of funding, with goals of widening the scope of its app development platform and expanding its international reach, the company announced today.
Google is taking its mobile payment product, Google Wallet, on the road.
Battlefield 3, the modern combat game from Electronic Arts, sold more than 5 million units in its first week, the company has announced. At retail, the game has already generated more than $300 million in estimated revenue.
SolidFire, a solid-state storage provider for cloud services, has raised a new $25 million round of funding to help improve performance and reliability for emerging cloud providers, the company revealed Monday.
South Korea’s Pantech plans to add gesture-recognition functions to its mobile phones.