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.
Facebook started in colleges. Japanese live video startup TwitCasting said yesterday that it owns 50 percent of the college market in Japan — and it’s coming here.
Vowch recently launched a social recommendation platform where people can share things that they to a community of friends and followers.
Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.
Time Warner Cable really isn’t doing so hot, as evidenced by its latest earnings report. Not only is the company losing a massive number of TV service subscriptions, but it’s also losing broadband Internet service customers too. Oh, and did I mention TWC kind of sucks in general?
Cloud storage service Dropbox looks a bit different on iPhone and iPad today.
Did you think the Bitcoin story couldn’t get any crazier? Well now the digital currency can get you to space.
I like the Xbox One for combat games. But I have faith that truly great games will emerge on PS4.
There’s lots of sensors in the new Kinect, but it’s not as complicated as it once was.
Here’s something you probably didn’t know: For years now, U.S. carriers have charged customers for text subscription services — even if they didn’t sign up for these services.
“Oh my god, how cute is Dennis, right?” squawks the woman three feet from your ear for the fourth consecutive hour as you sit, captive, constructing a sound obfuscation chamber out of airplane pillows and blankets.
Following a recent merger, and ahead of a potential IPO, online food delivery service GrubHub Seamless is looking to consolidate its U.S. operations.
Sponsored Post We caught up with Leigh Williamson, a distinguished engineer at IBM, to find out what Big Blue has been up to in the mobile app space — and how it’s working even closer than ever with developers.
Sponsored Post Developers do have a number of tools to overcome user-retention challenges — including one that’s likely already inside their app.
Sponsored Post Horizon Discovery (Horizon) has won “Licensing Deal of the Year” at the Scrip Awards 2013, for their agreement with AstraZeneca to explore Horizon’s first-in-class kinase target program HD-001 as a means of developing novel therapies…
The latest startup to capitalize on the “big data” trend is Alpine Data Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that just raised $16 million in venture funding.
When we asked why Uber is no longer working with its former team, an exec referenced the nature of the fast-paced startup industry: “Berlin is one of our oldest Uber cities, which will always exist.”
Fans fill Times Square for the first Microsoft console launch in seven years.
Xiaomi claims it will be super fast. As for the features, the only one mentioned is that it can cross the Great Firewall, just like HiWiFi and a few others that emerged this year in China.
GM says it’s equal to shutting off gas pumps in the state for a full eight hours.
Got a Christmas present for your friend in London, but don’t want to spend the money to ship it from California? Friendshippr wants to connect you with Facebook friends heading that way who might be your personal FedEx.
Microsoft will hold events in Times Square and a studio in LA for the launch of the Xbox One.
Security software company Trend Micro has discovered a number of “survey scams” specifically aimed at the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The winner of Salesforce’s $1 million hackathon extravaganza: An application called Upshot, which helps sales people create and edit reports on the go.
American Giant, the clothing maker that is winning the hearts of the Internet generation, just raised $3.6 million.
We saw lots of other deals, but we kinda feel bad for any company that planned to announce their own sweet fundraise today. On this day, Spotify is the whale, and everyone else is a mere minnow.
Online petitions platform Change.org reached a huge milestone today, when its 50 millionth user registered on the site.
Google is building a Chrome-based development environment, code-named Spark. The IDE would function as a Chrome app on a Chromebook and would enable developers to build apps for Chrome faster and easier than they can currently.
What will Spotify use another $250 million for? The answer isn’t entirely clear, but here are a few things Spotify may need more capital for.
Don’t forget to take your daily recommended dose of skepticism! Sure to ward off a bad case of the press-release blues.
Angel investors invest approximately $20 billion into 60,000 companies a year, but a survey by Worthworm shows that 46% regretted making an investment in 2013.
Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are basically powerful PCs in game-console clothing.
Intel is becoming a new kind of company, but it isn’t going to toss out its old business.