MoneyTree Report: Forget the Bubble, The Rise in VC Investments is Unsustainable

Tom Foremski | July 20th

The latest MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters: -Q2 2011 VC investments jump 19% to $7.5 billion in 966 deals. Year ago: $6.3 billion in...»

VMware Reports Strong Q2 Earnings, Looks to Further Monetize Licenses

Maria Deutscher | July 20th

VMware had its earnings call today, rounding up the second quarter of fiscal year 2011. The company reported some impressive figures indicating a fair amount of growth- U.S revenues grew 35 percent year-over-year to...»

New Media Minute: “Daily Deals” to Top $6 Billion

Daisy Whitney | July 20th

The red-hot deal-a-day business is on track to hit $6 billion in revenue by 2015 and could potentially tap into the $5 trillion to $8 trillion local commerce market around the globe. Already, there are more than 325...»

Tango Raised $42M, Expands to PCs

Mellisa Tolentino | July 20th

With Android and Apple’s continued feud, Tango, a mobile video calling app, has been uniting users over VoIP with mobile support.  It only took $14 million of venture funding to acquire more than 17 million...»

Smartphones: Furtive Windows into our Lives

Kristina Farrah | July 20th

It’s disquieting how scattered minute pieces of who are can reconstructed and extracted from our smartphones. With GPS and location services integrated into our smartphones that track where we've been, authorities can easily peep into our private lives....»

Failed Social Media Customer Support Will Cost You

Jeffrey Kelly | July 20th

If your organization uses social media for customer support purposes, I hope you’ve got all the kinks worked out of your system and processes. That’s because failed social media customer interactions can result in significant costs. Each time a...»

Hacker Hunt Reels in 16 More Arrests

Mellisa Tolentino | July 20th

With yesterday’s nationwide ‘hacvtivist’-hunt, there’s already a total of 16 arrests that were made, 14 of which came from California.  There's also one from Newark, New Jersey and another from Tampa, Florida.  The 14...»

Wooga Goes Mobile, Hoping to Expand on Facebook Success

Jennefer Almirante | July 20th

German social game developer Wooga will be bringing its most popular social games to iOS, taking the leap into mobile.  The studio claims that its venture into mobile games development makes it the second...»

Zillow Finalizes IPO, Raising $69.2M

Jennefer Almirante | July 20th

Zillow, the online real-estate and home-valuation firm, is the latest to IPO, offered its initial public stock offering at $20 per share. The Seattle-based company said...»

Apple Released Mac Mini and OSX Lion

Mellisa Tolentino | July 20th

After yesterday’s earnings call and a stellar third quarter resulting with an 82% increase in revenue, Apple released its Mac Mini and OSX Lion today, July 20.  So what’s new with their products?  Did...»