Enterpise-focused mobile app developer Taptera announced Wednesday that it has raised $2 million in first-round funding.
Apple’s long-running patent war with Samsung has led to another casualty. A Netherlands judge has issued a Europe-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Ace phones, which would effectively ban sales of the phones, reports FOSS Patents.
Facebook and Ticketmaster are making it somewhat easier to coordinate group outings to concerts, sporting events, monster truck rallies and the like with a new integration.
Online video publisher Brightcove has filed for an initial public offering to raise up to $50 million, according to an S-1 form filed with the SEC.
We got our first glimpse yesterday of what could be AT&T’s first LTE 4G phone. Now its first LTE tablet, the HTC Puccini, has been uncovered by Engadget.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Francis Moran is managing partner of the marketing firm Francis Moran & Associates. This story originally appeared on his blog.)
PapayaMobile, China-based maker of a mobile social networking platform for Android phones, now has more than 25 million users, up 940 percent since January 2010, the company said today.
Imagine a classroom living inside your textbook, constantly chattering and available to answer your questions. That’s what digital textbook creator Inkling wants to bring students with its announcement of social functions for its iPad app.
Bunchball is trying to “gamify” every web site in the world via tools that make sites more game-like. Its new Nitro for Salesforce.com uses game-like rewards to motivate salespeople, driving up adoption, engagement and performance among sales employees.
News sharing social network Reddit has acquired Redditgifts.com, a popular independent gift exchange site created by Reddit community members, the company announced Tuesday.
Druva, a startup that protects data on enterprise laptops, said today it has raised $12 million in a second round of funding.
Logitech is launching a couple of cool expansion items for the Apple iPad: a joystick for games and a fold-up keyboard for the iPad 2.
Jawbone has announced an update called LiveAudio, a new spatial 3D sound technology, for its Jambox Bluetooth speaker.
Facebook is about to have a high-value bargaining chip when it comes to luring engineers to its ranks. The company has unveiled plans for a “West Campus” in Menlo Park, Calif., which, when combined with the existing “East Campus” in Palo Alto, could rival the Googleplex and Apple’s planned flying saucer as one of the largest, most awesome places to work.
When you and I were kids, we played with (and learned from) toys like Lego and handmade puppets. These days, kids are turning to digital gadgets like the iPad.
Going through page after page of SEC filings is our idea of a fun time on a Saturday night. For the rest of you, there’s MarketBrief, which turns complicated SEC filings into short, simple news articles in about a second.
While Facebook was rolling out some changes to its privacy policies today, the company also quietly announced it was killing off the Foursquare-like Places function inside of its mobile app.
Interstate, a new application that launched today at Y Combinator‘s Demo Days, is a simple tool that allows company founders, project managers and others to share their future plans with customers, clients and even employees.
Technology company incubator YouWeb has spawned incredibly successful social and mobile game companies. Now the Burlingame, Calif.-based incubator has raised $2 million in funding for itself.
Samsung has cited a scene from the science fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey as a legal defense against Apple in the continuing patent battle between the two companies.
Guest Post It’s hard to not get a sinking feeling in my stomach when I watch the stock market drop and hear smart people talk about a 25 percent correction.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake based in Virginia just scared the heck out of millions of people. Tremors shook from Washington, D.C. to New York City and many buildings were evacuated. Standing in the streets, waiting to find out details on what was going on, most people probably called home to check in. Then they read the news on their mobile devices. And then they probably hit app stores for earthquake apps.
A new food-focused app called Forkly brings the discovery of delicious dishes to center stage — and it’s a beautiful stage, indeed. The app, which is currently on the iPhone but coming soon to Android, is the latest venture from Brady Becker and Martin May, formerly known as the founders of location-based service Brightkite.
Wireless carrier Sprint will launch Apple‘s latest smartphone, the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4 simultaneously in mid-October, according to the Wall Street Journal.
United Airlines on Tuesday announced it has purchased 11,000 Apple iPads to and will be giving one to all United and Continental pilots.
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Social networking site Facebook today announced that it is adding new tools to let users share content with specific groups of friends, rather than publicly with all of their friends.
Guest Post User experience (UX) is a rapidly growing profession that’s attracting high caliber talent from all areas of design, development and marketing. Over the past 16 months, creative recruiting company Onward Search collected data on job listings and noticed a 338 percent increase in postings for user experience professionals. Onward Search commissioned my company, NowSourcing, to take that data and create this graphic.
Nintendo, the manufacturer behind home consoles like the Wii and handheld consoles like the Nintendo DS, could unveil a redesign of its latest Nintendo 3DS handheld console at a trade show next month, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Retail management software company Erply is planning a new mobile credit card reader for iOS devices, the company announced today.
With the launch of the most recent iOS 5 beta release, Apple is now instructing third-party developers to stop using the unique device identifier (UDID) in iOS devices, which is often used to track user behavior.
Social analytics firm Claritics said today it has launched a new analytics platform for games and apps on Android mobile devices.
ClearEdge Power, a manufacturer of fuel cells that run on natural gas, announced today that it has raised $73.5 million in its fifth round of funding.
Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Engine Yard has just inked a deal to buy Orchestra, a platform for deploying, scaling and managing applications in the PHP programming language.
Sponsored Post (The King of Code contest is sponsored by Windows Phone and is open to developers on any mobile platform.)
In a significant court ruling Monday, a Manhattan judge ruled that cloud music services are in the clear to store a single copy of a song and allow users to listen to that copy — as long as it can be confirmed they own the song on their hard drives.
Appbackr is a relatively new platform intended to help developers find funding for their mobile app ideas, and it’s just announced a significant milestone: $1 million worth of Appbackr-funded apps have been sold in mobile app markets to date.