Using the Tastemade app, anyone can produce a semi-professional video on an iPhone in a matter of minutes. I used it today to capture the delights of the San Francisco Street Food festival.
Guest Post There are only about 31.5 million IP addresses left — enough to last just a few years. If IPv4 were the only protocol out there, the four horsemen would be saddling up right about now.
Ad network and data-analysis company Rocket Fuel is planning a $100 million initial public offering, according to documents filed with the SEC.
Gizmodo scored a nifty scoop yesterday when it got Steve Wozniak to review Jobs, the bio-pic starring Ashton Kutcher.
ComiXology, a platform for publishing digital comic books, has just made available the first of a 3-volume series on the life of John Lewis, a civil-rights leader and current U.S. Congressman.
DoubleClick founder Kevin O’Connor’s new startup, FindTheBest, is based on “lean startup” techniques. Here, he explains exactly how it works.
When it comes to thinking big, the Hyperloop is about as big as it gets. Well, excluding space travel, we guess.
The outage, observed by the VentureBeat staff and confirmed by multiple Twitter reports, lasted from approximately 3:50 p.m. to approximately 3:55 p.m. Pacific time.
Spike Lee raised $1.3 million for his movie about blood addicted humans, but some have accused him of hurting younger filmmakers since he is already wealthy and established.
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.
Google has confirmed that Provo will be the second city after Kansas City to get Google Fiber, with installations beginning before the end of the year.
Now in its third year, our highly acclaimed enterprise cloud event will track the growing maturity of the cloud through two days of case studies, breakout sessions, and exclusive announcements.
Mobile consumer apps have renewed interest in education games, also known as “serious games.”
Editor’s Pick The Moto X proves you can still make a great phone even if it’s not the fastest one around.
Cable network Viacom has tentatively reached an agreement with Sony to bring live streams of its cable channels to a new TV service.
Editor’s Pick It’s always interesting to sit in on someone else’s conversation. Especially when the topic is yourself.
You might think that the NSA and other shadowy three-letter agencies are the world’s biggest cloud cheerleaders: all your data, all the time, in the cloud where Prism and XKeyscore can, apparently, access it.
Nokia will launch its first Windows RT tablet in September, and alleged photos of the device have already leaked via a Chinese tech site. But with RT’s relative failure, why is Nokia trying its hand at an RT tablet?
While Apple’s smartwatch plans remain shrouded in mystery, we know a lot more about Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch.
Motorola has even more tricks up its sleeve for the Moto X.
“We’re a human-run agency operating in a complex environment with a number of different regulatory regimes, so at times we find ourselves on the wrong side of the line,” said an anonymous NSA official.
VANCOUVER — Not every tech founder can follow up a massive success with another massive success. But a couple years after a failed gaming endeavor, Glitch, it looks like Flickr cofounder Stewart Butterfield may have another big winner on his hands.
The founder of YouWeb and head of the 9+ accelerator challenges game talent to go broader.
“Apsalar paired the $9 million with a mobile ad product, but its 800 million users got the proportions all wrong. CloudCare focuses its $9 million on health technology, showing the value of careful editing when putting together a complicated look.”
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.
“Muse is the brain-sensing headband that allows you to track your cognitive and emotional activity,” Garten told me. “It boosts your attention and helps you become more aware of the emotions that you’re having.”
Guest Post Jim Zemlin is the executive director of the Linux Foundation.
It looks like Twitter is once again experimenting with new features on its iOS app, this time with one that highlights local events that are happening around you.
Code for India (CFI) is a global community of software engineers who are building tools to address issues in the developing world. It was founded by serial entrepreneur and investor Karl Mehta.
Two Oakland A’s relief pitchers are the most recent additions to Google Glass’ Explorer Program, but don’t expect to see the device out on the field just yet.
Remember those terrible browser toolbars? For some reason, Yahoo just released a new one of those.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers attacked the Washington Post this morning, redirecting posts to the group’s website.
“It’s great new, it’s wonderful,” Giartosio told me this morning from Venice, Italy. “Now I can open PayPal payments again on the campaign.”
Developer Playdots brings the brainteaser to Google’s Play market and Amazon’s Appstore.
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.
“We’re finally mature and ready for primetime,” said co-founder James Tamplin in a call with VentureBeat yesterday. They’ve got the funding, they’ve got the big-name customers. Can they capture the long tail, too?
Microsoft’s Kinect sensor has a lot of uses. Ubi has used the Kinect sensor to make any surface turn into a multi-touch display.
VentureBeat asked some of the most well-known cloud investors what technologies they are most excited about. Here’s what they said.
Guest Post iOS 7 isn’t just another upgrade for Apple; it’s the most noteworthy iOS upgrade since the iPhone first hit the market in 2007.