MoMo Shareholders Approve $12.5B Google Buy, Lemko Tries To Block

Mellisa Tolentino | November 18th

Back in August Google revealed the company’s intention to acquire Motorola Mobility.  The deal still hasn’t pushed through but the recent Motorola Mobility shareholders’ meeting could fast track things. On Thursday, 74% of the total number...»

Engine Yard Labs Launches with Node.js Support

Klint Finley | November 18th

Platform-as-a-Service vendor Engine Yard is launching Engine Yard Labs, a service with experimental support for development stacks the company is not yet ready to fully support. The first language being offered as part of the...»

Samsung Expands Into Healthcare with Latest Buy

Maria Deutscher | November 18th

Electronics giant Samsung acquired ITC Nexus Holding Co Nexus for an undisclosed amount as a part of a wider-scale effort to expand into the healthcare industry. Nexus, based in San Diego, makes cardiac monitoring...»

Lighter Sleigh for Santa as Cash, iPad Top Wishlists: Infographic

Cherr Aira | November 18th

By now, Santa Claus could be going around all banks in the North Pole and withdrawing cash for the holidays—not to buy toys or goodies, but to give away this Christmas season. A recent ...»

Millennial Media Debuts mmStudio, Furthers Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | November 18th

Mobile ad network operator Millennial Media announced its latest product, the mmStudio ad creation platform. Via integration with 10 rich media vendors including Celtra, Crisp and others marketers can use the mmStudio tools, as well...»

Top 10 Open Source Startups

Alex Williams | November 17th

The Momentum Index published its latest report, ranking  96 open-source startups. Out of its rankings, Momentum sees three emerging trends:

  • The freemium pricing models work. Startups that use the model see early proof of

Aaron Swartz Gets Indicted on More Charges in Connection with MIT Break In

Alex Williams | November 17th

Aaron Swartz, the technology scholar, Internet activist and early Reddit employee, has been indicted on more charges in connection with the  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) incident this past summer. Swartz, as you may recall,...»

Dell Sees Slow Growth, Expands Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | November 17th

Electronics maker Dell reported earnings for its third fiscal quarter, missing analysts’ expectations and lowering its own forecast. Dell’s revenue has seen no growth at  $15.4 billion, and the company lowered its expectation for this...»

Facebook To Porn Spammers: “We Know Now Who You Are!”

Cherr Aira | November 17th

When the news of epidemic Facebook account hijacking broke, Anonymous first came to mind. The unpermitted posting of grotesque porn and violent photos have surprised countless of users from around the globe and...»

Google, eBay and Others Trying to Safeguard Internet Sites from Antipiracy Bill

Isha Suri | November 17th

Leading Internet technology companies, including Google, eBay, and Twitter are taking the lead to block a bill in Congress that Hollywood studios say would turn down the foreign websites selling pirated movies and other media....»