Google launched a new version of its Product Search page today that’s far more visually driven than any of its other search pages.
Sponsored Post Voxel is a tiny company in a field of telecom giants. Yet even with a staff of barely 50, we have become a multinational service provider thanks to a few key decisions. One of those was to “move east” and set up an office in Asia.
Restaurants spend a lot of time and energy attracting new customers, but a startup called BuzzTable says it’s far cheaper to bring back existing customers more often.
“Organized crime is exactly that – organized,” said Marc Goodman at this week’s O’Reilly Strata conference, “especially in the field of cyber crime.”
After several months of keeping its new service invite-only, Spotify took advantage of its spotlight at the Facebook f8 event this week to open its doors to anyone who wants to use the on-demand music service. And they’ll get to do so free for six months.
Editor's Pick How much is your personal data worth? Will photos you post on Facebook or your Foursquare check-in data get you into trouble in five years’ time? In one of the standout talks at this week’s O’Reilly Strata Summit, author and Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow explained why people undervalue their privacy and how data-driven companies exploit this mis-pricing of privacy.
Facebook gamers are finally embracing well-known brands in their social games. That’s one of the conclusions from a panel on social games at the f8 conference for Facebook developers yesterday.
Bob Allen spent much of his career as an IBM researcher exploring semiconductor manufacturing processes. But at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, Calif., Allen is now trying to use his understanding of nanotechnology and membranes to come up with better methods for water filtration. It’s funny to think that technology that was used to make the fastest chips is now being studied for use in water desalination plants, which take the salt out of sea water.
Basis Science hopes to get us all in better shape. It will do so with its $199 heart and health monitor that you can strap around your wrist. The company is revealing today the design of its B1 Basis Band that will launch later this year.
Facebook was the talk of the day with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s f8 conference keynote speech and the announcement of many new features being added to the Facebook platform.
Facebook is focusing on integrating news discovery based on your friends’ activity in the news feed, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today at f8, the company’s annual developers conference.
Color was once an iPhone app for sharing photos with people near you. Now, founder Bill Nguyen says it’s a Facebook app for sharing photos and video.
Satellite TV operator Dish Network will announce a new Blockbuster-branded all-you-can-watch video streaming service on Friday, according to a CNNMoney report.
Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.
Editor's Pick Hewlett-Packard has many advantages as the world’s biggest technology company. But having a consistent CEO is not one of them.
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Online doctor appointment startup ZocDoc on Thursday announced that is has raised an additional $25 million in third-round funding from Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs.
Facebook made its power move to capture everything about your life today. In a keynote speech at Facebook’s f8 developer conference today, Facebook CEO executive Mark Zuckerberg talked about how to make the social network indispensable to the recording of our memories, the big moments in our lives, and our interactions with friends.
Seven developers have emerged from last night’s Twilio’s hackathon to pitch their Twilio-based products in the hopes of winning up to $10,000 in prizes.
Facebook today showed off its new Lifestyle Apps, a set of applications for the social network that allow users to share information about their lifestyle activities, such as exercising, cooking, watching TV shows, picking out clothes and more.
FirstFuel Software, a provider of analytics software that tracks energy usage in commercial buildings, announced today it has raised $2.4 million from Battery Ventures in its first round of funding.
Facebook isn’t just for sharing what you like anymore. As of today, it’s also where you can watch and listen to what you like.
Facebook’s next-generation Open Graph platform will deliver a bounty of new features for social games, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said today at the company’s f8 event.
Game publisher Electronic Arts‘ massive online role-playing game, Star Wars: The Old Republic, could be delayed until 2012, the company’s chief financial officer, Eric Brown, told investors today.
An update to the Facebook’s Open Graph platform will allow people to express themselves in new ways and will let developers create a new class of app, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced this morning. Friends can use these apps to do things like listen to a song at the same time and help each other discover new music.
Daily online deals startup LivingSocial might delay filing its initial public offering in favor of a new $200 million funding round, according to a Bloomberg report citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled some huge changes to the social network and its platform at f8, Facebook’s developer conference.
Not that it’s a huge surprise, but it doesn’t appear that Apple’s iPad will be dethroned as king of the tablets anytime soon.
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Former eBay CEO and Calif. governor hopeful Meg Whitman will likely be named the new full-time CEO of Hewlett-Packard after markets close later today, according to All Things D.
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Device manufacturer HTC has partnered with Dropbox to give 5GB of free cloud storage to new HTC Android phone owners using the new Sense 3.5 interface, according to Pocket-lint.
Despite an impending sale from its owners who no longer want it, Hulu continues to grow in popularity and revenues.
It has taken a while to get the engines revving, but the GameHouse division of Real Networks is now making its run at the social game market. The company has 3,000 casual games and 50 million unique users a month, but its traditional business has been disrupted. Now it is poised to start cranking out Facebook games that could be a lot more lucrative, according to an interview with GameHouse senior vice president Matt Hulett (pictured).