Editor’s Pick “Tim just doesn’t hit me as a guy who’s excited about the future.”
Editor’s Pick MALMÖ, Sweden – “If you’re not at least a little embarrassed by something you just launched, you probably waited too long to start it,” said superstar entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian to a large crowd at the 2013 Media Evolution conference yesterday.
Editor’s Pick For some kids, the opportunity to go to Stanford University for a CompSci degree sounds like a death sentence. For real.
As in, a bullet in the brain.
Editor’s Pick Coffee. Water. Bread. Housing. We’ve priced everyone else out of the kinds of things our pioneer forebears made themselves and considered basic necessities or small comforts.
Editor’s Pick Mark Zuckerberg’s mission to get more people online may be sort of gross, but it’s got the support of the original Internet.org owner.
Editor's Pick Do not forward e-mail or links you receive from OKCupid — you may be handing out direct, unprotected access to your account.
Guest Post TiVo’s newly announced line of Roamio DVRs raises the bar on what a DVR can be.
Editor’s Pick Two San Francisco-based entrepreneurs have launch an innovative app, dubbed “HandUp,” to help the homeless.
Editor’s Pick We interviewed Floodgate Fund cofounder Mike Maples about how hybrid cloud solutions are helping ease the transition to the cloud for many big companies.
Editor’s Pick Sparql City isn’t a typical startup, as it was developed as a spinout from ParAccel and its acquirer Actian. The round was led by venture buyout firm Garnett & Helfrich Capital.
Editor’s Pick After years of government denials and conspiracy theories, the CIA has officially acknowledged Area 51 exists. Unfortunately for those of us who believe in aliens, the documents say nothing about aliens.
Editor’s Pick The Moto X proves you can still make a great phone even if it’s not the fastest one around.
Editor’s Pick It’s always interesting to sit in on someone else’s conversation. Especially when the topic is yourself.
Editor’s Pick LeanIn.org’s editor-at-large posted on Facebook that she is looking for an unpaid intern. The Internet has responded with righteous indignation at the hypocrisy of an organization whose claims its mission is to support women’s professional growth.
Guest Post We pivoted three times in four years — here’s what we learned.
Editor’s Pick Glam Media has raised an additional $25 million series F round of funding, VentureBeat has confirmed with sources familiar with the deal.
Editor’s Pick The company just added a further $9 million to its $20 million series B round to vanquish ‘walking dead’ and ‘dinosaurs’ of health IT.
Editor’s Pick It’s wonderful to raise money via crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Not so great, however, if PayPal refuses to release the money that supporter have pledged to back your project.
Editor’s Pick Benedivz debuted its site today where live webcam entertainers broadcast to viewers who donate to charity in exchange for seeing live performances and requested activities.
Editor’s Pick Just because you expect your e-mail to be private, that doesn’t make it so.
Editor’s Pick “In the near future, I see myself developing more apps, possibly a game,” Ethan told me. “In the long term, I may not be in app development but I’ll definitely be some kind of programmer.”
“Probably,” he adds, “a programmer CEO.”
Editor’s Pick Apple’s latest acquisition could be the purchase of recently shut down second-screen TV/video app Matcha.tv, according to a source with knowledge of the deal that asked to remain anonymous.
Editor’s Pick Ruling a kingdom may still be a little confusing, but the new systems and classic structure provide days worth of interesting strategic choices for you to enjoy (and agonize over).
Editor’s Pick You’ve been dying to see it and to play with it. Well here it is — along with some heavy details from the people who made it.
Editor’s Pick Dropbox’s shift to enterprise may be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be easy.
Editor’s Pick Beyond the dragons and the jetpacks, you’ll spend most of your time in Divinity: Dragon Commander answering just one question: What kind of leader will you be?
Guest Post Affiliate marketing was driving $200,000 per week in new sales for this website. At least, that’s what the commission bill said.
Editor’s Pick Kiva has partnered with youth non-profit Dosomething.org to fund loans for 25,000 female entrepreneurs around the world.
Editor’s Pick Does Bezos have all the answers to the newspaper industry’s problems? Probably not — but it’s certainly more comforting to believe he does.
Editor’s Pick These startups are making a big impact even while facing much larger competition with more resources and name recognition.
Guest Post If you’re running a hardware company, you have a lot more to learn from MakerBot and Pebble than the Furby.
Editor’s Pick “The hypocrisy of accelerators is that we give give you money and you go innovate while we do business as usual,” 500 Startups’ Paul Singh says.
Editor’s Pick Side is mobile application that prompts you with two-choice questions about you and your friends and recommends products and services based on your responses.
Editor’s Pick VCs are betting on hot cloud startups with focuses on health care, real estate, and other key verticals. Here are six startups you need to know.
Editor’s Pick Crossbar has designed storage chips that are 20 times faster at accessing data than flash memory chips and use 20 times less power.
Editor’s Pick That the Moto X doesn’t feature the absolute fastest mobile processor doesn’t matter much. It’s all about simplicity, comfort, and some forward-thinking features.
Editor’s Pick With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
Editor’s Pick In the mobile ad and marketing world, few companies are being hurt as much as Velti.
Editor’s Pick “Every single year we’re heard people say ‘this is the year of mobile,” Nanigans SVP Dan Slagen told me, laughing. “But this is the first time we’ve seen someone come forward and put forward the kind of number Facebook did.”
Editor’s Pick SAP is best known for being a serious but stodgy player in enterprise software. But SAP platform head Steve Lucas says his company hasn’t done enough in “big data” and that SAP is going to make life for its competitors miserable.