Editor’s Pick Nebula has chosen Gordon Stitt as its new chief executive. Stitt brings hardware-selling experience to the burgeoning private-cloud company.
Editor’s Pick Starting a business isn’t easy for anyone, but it’s especially challenging for young woman in the tech sector. We caught up with online travel entrepreneurs, Ruzwana Bashir and Debbie Wosskow, to discuss how they are making their startups a success.
Editor’s Pick The iPhone 5S is the world’s first 64-bit smartphone. Some developers explain how that will help make games better.
Editor's Pick Flash memory is getting cheaper and faster, and the companies that specialize in it are becoming major acquisition targets.
Editor’s Pick Hospital misdiagnoses lead to as many as 40,500 patients dying annually. A panel of pioneering health entrepreneurs share how they are tackling this problem, and discuss some of the challenges in building a health startup.
Editor’s Pick A vocal subset of the community are fighting tooth and nail for ridesharing to succeed.
Guest Post Three years after Thiel started giving teens $100,000 to ditch college and launch startups instead, there don’t seem to be any success stories.
Editor’s Pick Apple’s new iPhone 5C is the answer to China, the answer to India, the answer to the entire developing world that might just crave a little more iOS in their lives, and the answer to Android’s 80 percent global smartphone market share.
Or is it?
Editor’s Pick Another iPhone is upon us, and VentureBeat is holed up in the trenches at Apple’s headquarters to get the scoop on exactly what it’ll look like and what features it’ll have.
Editor’s Pick Randy Bias defended his position that OpenStack should support APIs to control Amazon Web Services at today’s CloudBeat conference. The lively exchange shows the issues should be around for a while.
Editor’s Pick The startup battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt is filled with skilled soldiers this year, and the contest is a lot more interesting.
Editor’s Pick At CloudBeat 2013, Salesforce COO George Hu offered a fascinating and rare glimpse into the company’s culture.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft makes Xbox Music more accessible and easier to use for music fans.
Editor's Pick For Nuance, the cloud was its ticket for bringing its voice recognition technology into smartphones and tablets.
Editor’s Pick Cloud-based developer tooling is still a very new and highly volatile marketplace. Here’s how we decided who’s on the rise, who’s on the downswing, and who’s capturing the future of development.
Editor's Pick San Francisco company Cloudscaling today unveiled a roadmap that says is best designed to co-opt Amazon’s lead in the cloud: by mimicking the Amazon AWS APIs more closely than ever.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft claims its cloud will make games better. We figure out how.
Guest Post Pricing for cloud computing of Amazon is inflated. The general impression that Amazon’s cloud margins are low and kept low by constant price cuts is far from the truth.
Guest Post Cloudpaging may be the way to deliver remote services without a huge cloud footprint.
Editor’s Pick Once segregated, high tech and fashion are beginning to collide.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft has equipped its tablets with software from eClinical that helps tracks injuries and head trauma.
Editor’s Pick Harper Reed, CTO of Obama’s reelection campaign, tells me that Loggly helped his developers gain much-needed “visibility” into the infrastructure.
Editor’s Pick A source exclusively showed VentureBeat one of the Samsung smartwatch prototypes sent to developers, in advance of the Sept. 5 launch.
Editor’s Pick The popular Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has a CEO who isn’t afraid to mimic the late Steve Jobs — yet it still has plenty to teach the West.
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
Editor’s Pick Conquest isn’t your typical startup competition.
Editor’s Pick The Wii U has faltered, but how much market share can Nintendo salvage in this generation?
Guest Post Mr. President, my appeal is this: As you make this critical push for reform, don’t forget to clear the path for the innovators like me who are trying to work with you.
Guest Post Open source ideals are already spreading in governments throughout the world, with good reason. A global network of developers is motivated to help.
Editor’s Pick “I’m pretty sure Paypal is an actual terrorist organization,” said one Redditor, who claimed to have lost $1,000 in a PayPal transaction.
Editor’s Pick In matters of digital distribution, Kevin Spacey is a lot smarter than most.
Editor’s Pick Free Zone claims to have 220 million Wi-Fi hotspots in its database. Its new premium version will give subscribers full access to commercial Wi-Fi hotspots.
Editor’s Pick The 2DS handheld will sell for $130 and feature a flat model.
Editor's Pick VMware has announced a barrage of new products all designed to help retain its leadership in enterprise infrastructure.
Editor’s Pick Chip architect and DARPA researcher Bob Colwell outlines the challenges of chip design as Moore’s Law slows
Editor’s Pick Nasdaq’s trading meltdown is the latest in a long list of technical glitches for the exchange. Now if only we could figure out exactly what happened.
Editor’s Pick That, coupled with news that Samsung is announcing its first-ever developer conference this morning, is fueling speculation that the Korean company will be launching Tizen, its first Tizen smartphone, and perhaps even the long-rumored S Cloud in late October, all together.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft disclosed that its Xbox One main processor is a pretty big chip.
Editor’s Pick When Glass Explorer Chris Barrett first received Google Glass, he walked out of Google’s New York offices, got in his car, put the augmented reality headset on, and asked Google a very important question.
“OK Glass, is Glass illegal to wear while driving?”
Editor’s Pick Startup culture be damned: There is no shame in being an employee. If you don’t meet these key criteria, you might want to wait a couple years before quitting that job to be a founder.