Grubwithus, the Y Combinator startup that lets you book group meals with strangers, has opened registration for its second round of get-to-know-you meals featuring successful alumni of the startup accelerator. The meals, which will take place in November, are happening in seven cities across the U.S., and spots are selling out fast.
News leaked overnight that mobile ad monetization company Tapjoy is launching an application discovery marketplace on Tuesday.
If you missed out on the initial shipment of the iPhone 4S, you may want to count yourself lucky.
Video streaming site Hulu has signed an agreement to carry TV shows from the CW network the day after they air, the company announced today.
The tablet reader battle is going to get a whole lot more intense next week, when tablet news magazines Google Propeller and Yahoo Livestand launch to take on incumbent Flipboard.
Startup RentAStudent has a lofty goal: to be a Craigslist-like service that connects startups and small businesses with talented students for one-time projects.
[vimeo 31273554 w=640 h=360] This week, IBM named its first-ever female CEO, Virginia Rometty.
Guest Post In today’s funding environment, hot companies are gaining the upper hand in negotiating deal terms that would have been unheard of a few years ago. One such term we’ve seen recently in venture deals is partial liquidity to founders.
Klout, the startup best known for its ability to measure a person’s online influence, might be raising a new, third round of investment that would significantly add to the company’s total funding and valuation.
HP will soon be manufacturing Ultrabooks, the super-light, super-slim computers that will compete with Apple’s MacBook Air.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7pE9UTTfy4&w=560&h=315] A year after Google TV’s middling launch, Google is finally ready to take another stab at its ambitious smart TV platform.
A boatload of BuyWithMe employees are about to take a permanent “Gilt trip” after the startup’s acquisition.
[Update: HP has since said this is an "unfounded rumor."]
Editor's Pick Ryan Sarver had just come back to work after his wedding.
Samsung has now become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, leaping past Apple, which held the title for just one quarter.
Group deals startup Groupon is launching a new service called Groupon Reserve, the company announced today.
Update: Research in Motion requested Vimeo take down the videos due to copyright infringement. The parody is still hilarious, though.]
Video and game rental service RedBox is having a banner year, increasing the Q3 earnings of parent company Coinstar 90 percent, the company announced today in its earnings call.
It’s unclear how much research Netflix did with consumer focus groups prior to going public with its plan to split its DVD rental and streaming video businesses.
Can’t access your Facebook account, forgot your password or got hacked? Facebook announced today it is testing “Trusted Friends,” a new way to prove who you are when you’re locked out.
Editor's Pick Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk was one of world’s top spammers when he was a Harvard student, alleges his college roommate, Aaron Greenspan, in a blog post. The angry first-hand account also accuses Airbnb and Facebook of violating federal and state money transfer laws.
Motorola Mobility announced its third quarter earnings today, with a 20 percent increase in mobile device revenue year over year, but still a loss in operating costs.
For Electronic Arts, success in its second quarter came from strategies both old and new.
A new video created by Microsoft shows how the company imagines technology will progress in the future, with mobile devices and interactive touch screens playing an even bigger role in our lives.
“Siri, record all new episodes of the Desperate Bridezillas of Jersey Shore.”
HP will be keeping its PC division after all, according to a press released put out by the company today.
Google Apps customers can now access social features on the company’s social network, Google+, the company announced today on its Enterprise blog.
Google Offers is expanding its selection to include a number of new partners, Google announced today in an official blog post.
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Google released of a slew of new social features this morning for its Google+ social network that incorporate strong, fun visual elements.
If you’re a publisher dreaming of getting your content on the Pulse news reader app, today’s your lucky day.