Wearable computers will be the next big thing, at least that’s what WIMM Labs is hoping.
Google+ looks unlike anything Google has ever produced, and that’s a good thing. Gone are the seemingly endless variations on blue color schemes and vain attempts at absolute minimalist design (see: Gmail, Google Calendar). In their place, Google has created a social network that’s not only attractive, but fun to use.
Cree unveiled a new light-emitting diode (LED) light bulb that boasts the same output as a 75-watt incandescent bulb while consuming about one tenth of the electricity.
Facebook has announced its acquisition of Push Pop Press, maker of a slick and celebrated iPad app called Our Choice.
Online doctor appointment startup ZocDoc announced today that is has raised a cool $50 million from DST Global.
Sponsored Post This post is sponsored by Vator.
A new bit of Android malware has popped onto security experts’ radar, and this particular trojan can record your phone calls.
Music-sharing service Turntable.fm is close to signing a new $7.5 million round of funding led by Union Square Ventures, reports BetaBeat.
With all the Groupon-like sites out there, the internet is starting to feel like a kitchen drawer: stuffed with coupons and hard to sort through. ChoozOn, an interactive coupon aggregator, didn’t use a coupon code to score its first $3.2 million round of angel funding on Tuesday, but it will help you find (and use) yours.
Indie game studio Sucker Punch, which makes the sandbox superhero game inFamous, has been acquired by PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable manufacturer Sony Computer Entertainment — transforming the popular inFamous titles into a first-party franchise.
Game publisher Electronic Arts today unveiled the “EA Sports Season Ticket” program, a yearly subscription that gives gamers early access to sports titles and discounts for downloadable content.
You know that little green phone icon in your Gmail chat column? Ever tried it? You might today, since Google has expanded calling from Gmail to support 38 languages and four payment currencies.
Google+ has an incredible amount of buzz surrounding it at the moment. But one element the young network lacks is open standards compliance.
Zediva, an ill-conceived startup that sought to exploit a legal loophole in the DVD rental business, has been shut down by a federal court.
Ever wanted a dashboard for your life? GravityEight wants to become the “Mint.com of your entire life” by tracking everything from your health to your community contribution and displaying the results in a wellbeing wheel.
It’s a match made in advertising heaven: Sprout, developer of an easy-to-use online editor for creating and distributing HTML5 ads, has been acquired by the independent ad network InMobi, the companies announced this morning.
After a few well-publicized launch mistakes, the much-anticipated Skype for iPad application is finally here.
Overwolf is announcing the beta version of its social gaming client for overlaying social media on top of existing online games.
CampusBookRentals.com announced on Tuesday they raised a $20 million second round of financing, just in time for the back to school craze.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Sasha Gurke is senior vice president & co-founder of Knovel. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)
BetterWorks, a startup with a platform for engaging and rewarding employees at small and medium-size business, has sealed an $8 million first institutional round of funding.
Just in time for Shark Week, Google Ventures has invested in coupon website portfolio company WhaleShark Media, with an unknown slice of the company’s $10 million round.
Guest Post You know a web service has reached massive scale when it can charge brands to reach their own customers. Google has been doing it for years, Facebook’s been at it for the past couple of years, and now Twitter has just entered this hallowed territory with its new promoted tweets feature, which lets brands keep their tweets alive in your stream only if you have already followed that brand. The irony here is that you are only seeing these promoted tweets if you already followed that brand – so the brand is paying to advertise to users that already like it.
The Humble Indie Bundle, a flash-sale for independently-developed video games run by Y Combinator backed Humble Bundle, has racked up more than $1 million in sales in less than a week.
Apple has launched the beta website for its iCloud storage service, which is currently only available to those with a developer account.
Maybe games can teach kids something after all.
Advanced Micro Devices regained some lost market share from Intel in the PC microprocessor market during the second quarter, according to market researcher IDC.
About 94 percent of media executives polled say they expect an increase in digital revenues this year, according to a survey of media and communications executives by KPMG.
Are you an analyst who knows everything about cloud technology and how it’s disrupting the enterprise?
Streaming video site Vimeo, best known for its community of indie filmmakers, is branching out into a new area of business with Vimeo Pro accounts – a video-hosting service for small and mid-sized companies.
For those who live and die by Facebook advertising and marketing, Facebook has taken the wraps off a new Ads API.
Digital media and online advertisements are the best way to reach the wealthiest Americans, according to a study released today by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
Topify, an email service that made Twitter’s email notifications actually actionable, is shutting itself down Friday, August 5.
Startup incubator AngelPad will offer applicants an additional $100,000 in funding when they enter the program, bringing the incubator’s total investment in each of its 15 or so startups up to $120,000.
If you’re expecting, Facebook wants to know about it.