Finding a home isn’t just about what is in between its four walls — location also makes a huge difference. Real estate startup RentalRoost launched nationwide today, with a new focus on helping renters figure out which neighborhoods suit their needs.
Genealogy company 23andMe has received a public warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing its genetic testing kit without proper clearance and approval.
Sponsored Post The cloud focus is new for VMware, which has long dominated server virtualization within data centers but hasn’t ventured into the booming cloud territory — until now.
Go big or go home. That’s the message we’re hearing from electronics giant Samsung, which today unveiled another oversized device to add to its large-screen smartphone lineup.
It could really be a black Friday this year for online retailers. Or at least moderately grey.
“I have to be very careful about everything I say to my friends as I conduct business activities over the same accounts,” said one employee. “My friends don’t understand why I am reluctant to use [Facebook] to talk.”
Smartphones just passed the 50 percent mark this past quarter, finally edging out feature phones. But by 2017, 82 percent of all phones sold will be smartphones, according to market researcher NDP.
Western Digital’s latest hybrid drive is a power user’s dream come true.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry announced a slew of management changes on Monday morning.
Virgin Connect’s Trivon AG announced today that it has acquired MegaMax, a broadband and telecom operator in Russia
To date Soundrop has existed as a music service that lives on Spotify’s baked-in app platform. But the service is now moving beyond those boundaries.
The Israeli startup provided the initial chips for Microsoft’s Kinect system.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg thinks the U.S. government screwed up when it comes to the NSA’s surveillance techniques.
Guest Post Why Google’s voice assistant technology is superior to Apple’s and why it will stay that way.
The legendary investor isn’t backing down from his claim that most doctors could be replaced by technology. In his upcoming fireside chat at the DataBeat/Data Science Summit, Khosla is going to focus on a data-driven, patient-centric model of health care.
Smartphones did a number on us. They changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with the Web, heck, even our posture.
Rovio is building an entertainment empire and trying to become more than a one-brand company.
Tesla Model S’s customer satisfaction is some of the highest Consumer Reports “has seen in years”–with an owner satisfaction score of 99 out of 100.
Waze is partnering with Universal Pictures to roll out a celebrity voice navigation feature. The first celebrity to guide you from point A to point B is comedian and actor Kevin Hart.
Guest Post Now is a perfect time to look at how the online retailers on the Keynote Startup Shootout Index are performing, and see if they are ready for the holiday rush.
A happy ending to a long and sordid saga.
Beyond the Four Walls builds Internet resource centers in remote locations and gives management over to young women, who can use them to make money, develop entrepreneurship and tech skills, and find opportunities.
Now you can relive your childhood home movies on your iPhone with YesVideo’s new app.
Diffbot can find important text on a website. Semantria can determine the sentiment of text. The two companies ran into each other and have decided to offer the services together.
The console is now sold out at retailers. Microsoft matches Sony’s day one performance with PlayStation 4 sales.
Friday’s funding was fulled with some really important industries that are truly being transformed by tech: health care and education.
Genophen wants to tell you what diseases you might get before you ever get them.
You’d think of any organization, the U.S. government would want to make sure its systems were secure. Guess it’s not doing that so well.
Is your Google Glass not fitting well over your regular glasses? The digital eye wear may one day come with prescription lenses.
GetYourGuide launched iOS and Android apps today so travelers can find and book interesting things to do while on-the-go. The Zurich-based startup claims to be the largest online platform for tours and leisure activities in the world.
Turntable.fm is shutting down its virtual social DJ music service early next month.
A thread on Hacker News has erupted, with developers claiming that the whole thing was a sham.
Sponsored Post Ford’s commitment to connected cars goes back decades, and it’s now bearing fruit with the Ford Developer Program, which John Ellis, who heads the program, calls “the first ever auto developer program in the world.”
Carmack officially leaves the studio he co-founded in the 1990s.
The Xbox One makes it debut, the PlayStation 4 is now a week old, and much more was covered this week at GamesBeat.
Amazon is now offering customers its Amazon Prime membership as a gift for friends, family, and other acquaintances, the company announced today.
Online education startup Coursera just raised an additional $20 million in funding, bringing its mammoth series B round to $63 million.
The top news searches reveal that some fraction of us have some small sense of things that might be important, with questions about Syria, Typhoon Haiyan and the devastation it brought to the Philippines, and Detroit’s bankruptcy.
Hucksley features a curated array of products from emerging brands. Each item is offered at a discounted price for a limited amount of time, flash-sale style, and twenty-five percent of every purchase you make goes to a participating charity.
Online shopping startup Sift, which just closed a $2 million seed round, simultaneously snubs and relies on retail marketing emails.