Video editing doesn’t have to be a lonely undertaking. Stoome, a web-based video editing startup, wants to turn the creation and sharing of videos into a truly collaborative and social experience. Today at Demo Fall 2011 in Silicon Valley, Stroome announced that Mozilla has come on board as a new adviser on its open source efforts.
Street Fight, a trade publication geared toward businesses that focus on hyper-local deals, has closed an undisclosed funding round, VentureBeat has learned.
Location-based social network Foursquare is planning to release its API for push notifications to the public later today, reports BetaBeat.
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TasteJive wants to make wine just a little bit easier to swallow. Today the company launched its wine recommendation engine to take the jargon out and make wine more contemporary.
A wave of anti-science sentiment in the U.S. government — through the lens of ignoring global warming and a reliance on fossil fuels — could hamper innovation in the clean technology space, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Doerr (pictured right) said.
Intel executive Mooly Eden showed off a prototype version of a new Intel microprocessor code-named Haswell this morning.
Typical mobile group messaging apps are great for staying in touch with a handful of friends, but they’re not ideal for large group chats, like organizations or companies that want to stay in touch with members and customers. Enter SmartDonuts, a group messaging app built with larger groups in mind.
Intel executive Mooly Eden profiled a new kind of PC today while on stage at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. You don’t expect to be wowed by PC advances in this age of smartphones and tablets, but Eden said new PCs — super-thin laptops nicknamed “Ultrabooks” — will combine functions that please both the left brain and the right brain.
Apple has been working together with Sprint to develop an iPad compatible with its network, and it may be ready to launch together or soon after Sprint’s iPhone in October, reports 9to5Mac.
Thirteen startups presented in the Social and Media Technologies category at this week’s Demo Fall 2011 conference in Silicon Valley. Common themes were getting advice from strangers and trying out items for purchase virtually before buying. Here’s a look at three of those startups we haven’t covered yet in our Demo reporting:
The next time you post a tweet saying you’re hungry, you might be surprised to see a response in your @ reply stream, offering you a discount at the pizza joint down the block.
Gumhoo, which gathers opinions about shopping lists from social connections, launched today at VentureBeat’s Demo Fall 2011 conference.
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Executives from AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft met with web publishers Tuesday to present their plan to cooperate on display advertising, reports All Things D.
If the new startup 1Ring has its way, soon we’ll be punching in phone numbers to learn more about the world around us.
MindJolt got a lot of goodness with its acquisition of mobile game maker SGN back in April. Mobile game revenues now account for a third of MindJolt’s revenue and the company recently released five more mobile games.
Recipe curation and sharing site Gojee on Wednesday announced that it has raised $1.2 million, with a plan to hire more engineers and add more features to the site.
Apple’s flagship MacBook Pro laptops may be in for a refresher this month, thanks to new Sandy Bridge processors from Intel, reports AppleInsider.
Game developer NaturalMotion is launching a realistic horse simulation game called My Horse in the next day or so on Apple’s App Store. The game looks like one of the most sophisticated to date in terms of the quality of its graphics for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Fab.com is borderline famous for its design-focused flash sales, and today, it’s launching pop-up shops.
Red Robot Labs is announcing today it has raised $8.5 million to fund its location-based mobile gaming business.
Sony said that it will launch the PlayStation Via portable game machine in Japan on Dec. 17. It will partner with NTT DoCoMo for the console’s prepaid 3G service.
Editor's Pick LeVar Burton earned fame as an actor in TV series such as Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Reading Rainbow. Now he hopes to leverage that fame as an entrepreneur behind the new RRKidz reading app for kids on the iPad and Android devices.
OneRiot, a startup that began in the real-time search space and morphed into an advertising network, has just been acquired by Walmart.
Apparently, top U.S. wireless carrier Verizon isn’t satisfied with having what’s widely regarded as the best wireless network and the largest subscriber base.
Sixteen startups intend to break out big with consumers in the Consumer Technologies category at theDemo Fall 2011 conference in Silicon Valley. Here are two companies that presented today.
Facebook is updating its Friends Lists feature to better reflect the real-life relationships of its users, the company announced today.