Will focus on the opportunities in mobile
Snapchat Snaps Up $50 Million in New Funding
The investor’s name was not disclosed in a SEC filing
7-Eleven, Home of the Big Gulp — and Multimillion Dollar Venture Capital Investments
Consumers tend to associate 7-Eleven mainly with Slurpees, Big Gulps, and hot dogs left under the heat lamp too long. So what is the real world’s Kwik-E-Mart doing by jumping into the sophisticated world of venture capitalism?
Lyft-Off: Car-Sharing Start-Up Raises $60 Million Led by Andreessen Horowitz
Popular car-sharing start-up Lyft has raised $60 million in a major new round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, the influential Silicon Valley venture-capital firm started by Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen. The new …
2013: Six Tech/Media Stories to Watch
In 2013, most tech consumers will be asking if it’s smart to buy a new computer, smartphone, or tablet device. As the structural shift from desktop to mobile computing races forward, hardware and software manufacturers are …
What Should Be Done About Growing Inequality?
Many factors contribute to increasing inequality. Public policy should focus on eliminating only the bad ones
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Raps Apple on iPhone Maps, Floats Yahoo! Search Pact
The war for mobile supremacy between Apple and Google is the hottest game in town. Sit back and enjoy the show.
Clinton Global Initiative: Can Companies Be Good and Do Well?
When it comes to determining the best approaches to solving the world’s economic and social ills, rational people can, and do, disagree. But there’s one point on which something approaching unanimity has emerged: That private …
Uber: Silicon Valley App-Hailing Startup Takes On NYC Taxi Industry
San Francisco startup Uber’s ‘black-car’ mobile app has been a big hit with riders and drivers. But the company is running into a snarl of traffic as it tries to extend its service to New York City taxi-cabs.
Zuckerberg’s Remarks Give Facebook Shares a Boost — But Can He Deliver?
On Wall Street, confidence in corporate management is crucial. Zuckerberg outlined his strategic vision. Now, Facebook needs to execute.
Lyft: Ride Sharing Startup Zimride Hits the Gas Pedal in San Francisco
Using technology to attack structural inefficiencies in the market for automobile transportation.
Who’s to Blame for the Facebook IPO Debacle? Federal Court May Decide
Technical errors caused by the Nasdaq stock exchange helped push down Facebook shares in early trading, the social networking giant suggested in a legal filing late Friday, turning what should have been a triumphant moment for …