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Piracy of Fox TV shows is on the rise just one week after the television studio decided to delay all new programming on the web by eight days, reports Torrent Freak.
AT&T has yet to launch its LTE 4G network, but we’re already seeing spy shots of possible models of its LTE phones.
Mobile gaming firm Ngmoco has named a TV executive as its new chief operating officer. The move positions Ngmoco to offer broader entertainment on its mobile social gaming network.
When it comes to science fiction worlds in the video game industry, there are just too many of them. For new video game creators, it’s getting harder to be innovative in the art design.
Apple suppliers are currently in the process of building an iPhone 4 with a reduced 8 gigabytes of memory, Reuters reports.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Jon Olafsson is chairman and co-founder of Icelandic Water Holdings. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)
Pure Storage, a developer of solid state storage drives for businesses that need to store a lot of data, announced today that it has raised $30 million in its third round of funding, led by Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures.
Chuck Ganapathi, the man who created Salesforce.com‘s Chatter, the company’s largest product development effort ever, has left to join Accel Partners as Entrepreneur in Residence.
Google’s answer to television, Google TV, is known as a flop due to its poor user interface and lack of content from major TV networks. Hopefully that will soon change.
An unnamed iOS app developer has provided further evidence that the iPhone 5 will be a dual-mode “world phone” that can work across both CDMA and GSM 3G networks, TechCrunch reports.
The biggest hurdle to enjoying The Daily Dot, a fun new online news site that launches today, is that its premise is based on a bad metaphor: The Internet is a community and The Daily Dot is its local paper.
Enterprise social networking provider Yammer will now include data from customer relationship management software provider Salesforce.com.
The string of Android-related patent lawsuits is heating up with a new complaint brought by Microsoft against Motorola Mobility.
Google has started verifying celebrity accounts on its Google+ social network, the company announced Monday.
Film studio Miramax on Monday launched a new Facebook application that lets you rent acclaimed movies like Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting and No Country for Old Men for $3 each.
What do you do when you’re already the number one website for sharing photos? Go after videos. In a report released today by online measurement firm comScore, Facebook ranked as the third largest website for viewing videos online in the month of July, with Google Sites and Vevo ranking as the first and second largest.
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iSwifter, a company that streams Flash-based Facebook games so they can be played on the iPad, said today that it expects to generate more than $10 million in revenue in 2011, based on current bookings.
Mobile payments startup Square on Monday launched a new version of its iOS app that speeds up purchases and no longer requires signatures for payments under $25. The company also officially launched its Card Case app for customers who use Square merchants.
Zite, a personalized magazine app for the iPad, is said to be talking to CNN about an acquisition. According to at least one report, the news network is offering between $20 million ad $25 million for the tablet app startup.
Car manufacturers Ford and Toyota announced today that the companies will collaborate on a hybrid-electric car powertrain for sport utility vehicles and light trucks.
Roblox is a thriving web-based virtual world where kids can create building-block creations in Leg0-like styles. It is far more successful than other virtual worlds, and 18-year-old Luke “Stickmaster Luke” Weber is one of the reasons for that.
If recent news about HP’s bumbling of webOS is giving you a headache, you may want to stop reading right now.
Hopper, a startup focused on travel search for consumers, has just announced it’s raising an $8 million round of funding.
Location-based digital marketing company Placecast has made a name for itself by sending text messages to users when they’re within range of a business that is offering discounts. Now the company is expanding these updates, called ShopAlerts, to work within mobile apps.
Microblogging company Twitter will meet with UK officials to discuss the role its service played in the recent riots experienced in London and other parts of the country, reports The Next Web.
IT infrastructure software maker Sentilla wants to turn IT departments into profit centers instead of financial burdens, and they’ve just raised $15 million to work towards that goal.
Mobile manufacturer HTC will reportedly launch two new Windows Phone devices equipped with Mango, the first huge update to the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system, at an event on Sept. 1.
Following HP’s swift destruction of its webOS ecosystem last week, Microsoft stepped up on Friday to give webOS developers a new home with free Windows Phone devices, training, and tools.
Startup SeatGeek will be partnering with Yahoo Sports websites to help boost usage of its ticket aggregation service, reports All Things D.
Guest Post [Editor's note: VentureBeat received several messages saying this story contains inaccuracies. The following corrections have been made: The description of Pardot has been revised to reflect that the Pardot platform does extend into sales, new information on Genius' customer retention has been added, the spelling of Silverpop's Vtrenz product has been corrected, and the statement that Silverpop stopped developing its marketing automation product has been removed. For an update on this story, see our followup post, "What the !@#$ is marketing automation?"
Amazon.com has applied for name and logo trademarks for its hardware group, Lab126, in what’s become another clue that the company is about to release a color-screen, Android-based tablet.
After launching a $20/month 300MB data plan in the mid-Atlantic region last week, Verizon intends to take the plan nationwide just in time for major smartphone releases like the iPhone 5, according to a report by 9to5Google.
Lithium, a company that makes customer relationships more social, is announcing today that it has hired a veteran Adobe executive as its new chief executive.
Surprise surprise, Android is still the leading US smartphone platform, with a 52 percent second quarter share, according to the research firm NPD Group.