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Dell's Latest Problem? Computers That Smell Like Cat Urine.

Dell's Latest Problem? Computers That Smell Like Cat Urine.

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Dell says a new manufacturing process is to blame for the bad smell coming from one of its new laptops.
October 30, 2013 in Technology
5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Learn from the best of the digital media industry at MediaNext, SCORE helps you build a profitable online business, jam with more than 1,500 students at the CEO.org National Conference, MetLife is on the hunt for rock-star programmers to help out veterans and the tech industry makes a formal push for immigration reform. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
October 28, 2013 in News and Trends
Could LinkedIn's New Intro App Put Your Private Info in the Wrong Hands?

Could LinkedIn's New Intro App Put Your Private Info in the Wrong Hands?

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LinkedIn rolled out an email app this week that is now being questioned by security researchers.
October 25, 2013 in Security
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

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A life-saving app, indie art and music gets crowdfunded, a step-by-step guide to building a better brain, how to manage your managers, why the emerging-markets craze may be over. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
October 25, 2013 in News and Trends
No Revenue, No Problem: Pinterest Raises Another $225 Million

No Revenue, No Problem: Pinterest Raises Another $225 Million

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The virtual-scrapbooking social network site has raised $564 million to date without any visible source of revenue. But that will soon change.
October 24, 2013 in News and Trends
Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup

Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup

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The Facebook co-founder co-led a $4 million round in survey startup Panorama Education in what appears to be his first national equity investment through his foundation Startup:Education.
October 21, 2013 in News and Trends

HTC Co-Founder Cher Wang to Take Some Duties From CEO

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Chairwoman Wang will assume more day-to-day operational duties as the company focuses on regaining market share.
October 21, 2013 in News and Trends
Mark Cuban Found Not Guilty of Insider Trading

Mark Cuban Found Not Guilty of Insider Trading

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Billionaire cleared on insider trading charges brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
October 17, 2013 in News and Trends
Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga?

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The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech.
October 16, 2013 in News and Trends
Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

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A country with a fifth of China's population is actually responsible for the most attack traffic.
October 16, 2013 in Security
Can This Company Save You From the NSA's Prying Eyes?

Can This Company Save You From the NSA's Prying Eyes?

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The National Security Agency better watch out. One business is gunning to get them.
October 15, 2013 in News and Trends
Video: Want to Make Viral Videos? Look to Twitter TV Ratings.Play Video

Want to Make Viral Videos? Look to Twitter TV Ratings. (Video)

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Twitter TV Ratings offer all-new analytics surrounding exactly how much we love 'Breaking Bad' and other shows.
October 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Hoping to Attract More Startups, Amazon Rolls Out AWS Activate

Hoping to Attract More Startups, Amazon Rolls Out AWS Activate

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Looking to help startups scale faster and cheaper, Amazon announced a bundle of new free tools for users of its cloud-computing platform.
October 10, 2013 in News and Trends
Uber and Flipboard Help VC Deal Activity Hit $7.2 Billion Last Quarter

Uber and Flipboard Help VC Deal Activity Hit $7.2 Billion Last Quarter

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While the mobile industry had a record-breaking quarter for VC funding, health care was a flop.
October 10, 2013 in News and Trends
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Austin Startup Week kicks off with a battle of the bands, the Shutdown threatens to thwart D.C.-area businesses, great minds connect at the Inc. 500|5000 awards. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
October 7, 2013 in News and Trends
Staples Looks to Get Personal With Latest Acquisition

Staples Looks to Get Personal With Latest Acquisition

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The office-supplies retailer has nabbed Silicon Valley startup Runa to personalize the online shopping experience.
October 2, 2013 in News and Trends
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

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Jay Z bails on the Nets, parsing the weird productivity tips of historical figures, Twitter and GoDaddy get together, online merchants ditch credit-card processing, tips for delivering a knockout speech. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
September 20, 2013 in News and Trends
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Celebrate all things entrepreneurial at Denver Startup Week, the Be Great Fest promotes LA startup ecosystem, practice your public speaking at Impact Hub, unleash your social media super-powers at the Social Media Strategies Summit . . . This week's notable news and startup events.
September 16, 2013 in News and Trends
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

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Music group Arcade Fire embraces new web technology for latest video, Japan looks to women to save its startup economy, the story behind iPhone's fingerprint technology. . . This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits.
September 13, 2013 in News and Trends
Eyeing Twitter, Facebook Rolls Out New Tools That Track Social Activity Surrounding TV Events

Eyeing Twitter, Facebook Rolls Out New Tools That Track Social Activity Surrounding TV Events

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Buzzfeed, CNN, NBC's Today Show, BSkyB and Slate will be the first media outlets with access to the applications, which are a seen as a thinly-veiled move to encroach on Twitter's dominance as the forum for real-time conversations.
September 9, 2013 in News and Trends
Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

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After paying $250 million to Tumblr's founder, Marissa Mayer has decided to waste another $81 million to get him to stick around.
August 12, 2013 in Financing
Netflix's 'House of Cards' Gets Emmy Nod as TV Moves Online

Netflix's 'House of Cards' Gets Emmy Nod as TV Moves Online

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The Netflix political drama earned an Emmy nomination, marking the first time a program that aired online rather than on traditional television has received one.
July 18, 2013 in News and Trends
Google's Greater China President Steps Down

Google's Greater China President Steps Down

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The search giant says its vice president and Greater China president, Liu Yun, will pursue other opportunities.
July 16, 2013 in News and Trends
App Developer Shazam Gets $40 Million Backing From Tycoon Carlos Slim

App Developer Shazam Gets $40 Million Backing From Tycoon Carlos Slim

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One of the world's richest men is investing in the startup best known for helping music fans identify catchy songs.
July 8, 2013 in Apps & Software
Apple Hires Former Yves Saint Laurent CEO for 'Special Projects'

Apple Hires Former Yves Saint Laurent CEO for 'Special Projects'

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Paul Deneve, former chief of the French luxury group, will report to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook.
July 3, 2013 in News and Trends
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