1 hour ago Both Sides of the Table Mark Suster 1 hour ago

The Changing Structure of the VC Industry

There has been much discussion in the past few years of the changing structure of the venture capital industry. On the surface the narratives have been The rise of “micro VCs” or... [more]

1 hour ago A VC Fred Wilson 1 hour ago

Independent Directors

Boards are important. They might not do the day to day work of company building but they set the tone at the top. The group that the CEO reports to has a big impact on the CEO’s mindset which... [more]

1 hour ago TechCrunch Josh Constine 1 hour ago

Airware Preps Launch Of Its Commercial Drone Operating System With $25M From Kleiner

 Building a drone’s hardware and software from scratch is tough and expensive, but open source drone kits are inflexible. So to power businesses looking to customize drones for commercial... [more]

2 hours ago The Verge Dieter Bohn 2 hours ago

Mac OS X Yosemite preview

This fall, the 11th consumer version of Mac OS X will be released, for free. OS X 10.10 is better known as Yosemite, and the main thing you need to know about it is that it’s a big visual... [more]

2 hours ago GigaOM Jonathan Vanian 2 hours ago

Docker acquires Orchard Laboratories to beef up its tool collection

The cloud darling's purchase of the London-based two-man development shop is the company's first acquisition since changing its name from DotCloud to Docker. Docker acquires Orchard... [more]

3 hours ago Bits Steve Lohr 3 hours ago

With the Blessing of Bill Gates, an Unlikely Summertime Best Seller

Microsoft’s co-founder has resurrected “Business Adventures,” a book published in 1969, and made it a best seller by declaring it his favorite business... [more]

3 hours ago GigaOM David Meyer 3 hours ago

Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia

The law requires web services operating in Russia to store citizens' data in local facilities. It's supposed to protect Russians from overseas hackers, but the censorship potential is clear.... [more]

3 hours ago Wall Street Journal 3 hours ago

Tel Aviv's Tech Hub Scrambles Amid Disruptions

Israel's battle with Hamas has some tech entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv scrambling to staff their startups and keep to their travel plans.... [more]

3 hours ago TechCrunch Catherine Shu 3 hours ago

POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version

 POP, an app that lets developers quickly turn paper sketches into prototypes for iOS or Android apps, has raised an angel round of $700,000 from ZPark, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups (which... [more]

5 hours ago Wired 5 hours ago

Sensationalism of Science: Is Japan's Fuji in a "Critical State" for an Eruption?

Mt. Fuji might be gearing up for an eruption, but can we really trace it back to the 2011 Tohoku... [more]

6 hours ago Wall Street Journal 6 hours ago

WSJ Takes Some Computer Systems Offline After Intrusion

Computer systems housing The Wall Street Journal's news graphics were hacked by outside parties, according to Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co.... [more]

8 hours ago The Register Darren Pauli 8 hours ago

Attackers raid SWISS BANKS with DNS and malware bombs

'Retefe' trojan uses clever spin on old attacks to grant total control of bank accounts Attackers suspected of residing in Russia are raiding Swiss bank accounts with a multi-faceted attack that... [more]

8 hours ago GigaOM Kevin Fitchard 8 hours ago

Here comes the 2nd Wave of Wi-Fi: Asus's new hopped-up 802.11ac routers start shipping

Asus promised to deliver the first next-generation 802.11ac router in January but nothing appeared -- until now. The new device, sporting multi-user MIMO technology, is now at Best Buy. But at $280,... [more]

9 hours ago Reuters 9 hours ago

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

SEATTLE/BOSTON (Reuters) - eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose on... [more]

11 hours ago FT.com - IT 11 hours ago

Minecraft builds partnership with Lego

Minecraft, one of the best-selling computer games, is diversifying into films and... [more]

11 hours ago New York Times Derek Willis 11 hours ago

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has used cat pictures to build a site showing the locations of the cats and their... [more]

11 hours ago TechCrunch Kim-mai Cutler 11 hours ago

The Pressures Driving Adaptive Re-Use and Silicon Valley's Strange Reverse Commute

 Given Google’s recent purchase of a building on the Embarcadero and the city’s move to effectively block Pinterest from relocating its headquarters into a specially-zoned... [more]

11 hours ago Technology Review 11 hours ago

No Man's Sky: A Vast Game Crafted by Algorithms

A new computer game, No Man’s Sky, demonstrates a new way to build computer games filled with diverse flora and fauna.Sean Murray, one of the creators of the computer game No Man’s Sky,... [more]

11 hours ago Wall Street Journal 11 hours ago

Apple Facing Another Class-Action Suit by Employees

Apple is now facing another class-action lawsuit from its workers, as 20,000 hourly wage employees claim the computer company didn't give them lunch breaks, rest breaks or final paychecks in... [more]

11 hours ago Wall Street Journal 11 hours ago

Fox Mindful of Debt as It Eyes Time Warner

Ever since his News Corp survived a bruising liquidity crisis in the early 1990s, Rupert Murdoch has been careful to avoid getting overextended financially. But his pursuit of Time Warner could test... [more]

11 hours ago PC World Brad Chacos 11 hours ago

As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Microsoft’s quarterly financials are out, and they paint a startlingly clear picture of why new CEO Satya Nadella is in such a hurry to scuttle away from the “devices and... [more]

11 hours ago The Verge Rich Mccormick 11 hours ago

Microsoft will merge separate versions of Windows into one unified operating system

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has confirmed that the his company will amalgamate all major versions of Windows into one operating system. Speaking on the company's quarterly... [more]

11 hours ago DealBook David Gelles 11 hours ago

DealBook: LinkedIn Does Another Deal, Buying Bizo

The social network for professional is paying about $175 million for a firm that lets marketers identify new business prospects and target them with relevant... [more]

11 hours ago Ben Horowitz Ben Horowitz 11 hours ago

How to Ruin Your Company with One Bad Process

“Real quick, whole squad on that real sh*t0 to 100, n***a, real quick”—Drake, "0 to 100/The Catch Up" I am a giant advocate for technical founders running their own... [more]

11 hours ago The Verge Josh Lowensohn 11 hours ago

Apple posts $7.7 billion in profit, but all eyes look to new products in the fall

In what can only be described as the typical lull for Apple ahead of new fall product launches, the company's reported earnings that beat its own expectations, but fell just shy of... [more]

11 hours ago Reuters 11 hours ago

Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its... [more]

11 hours ago New York Times Claire Cain Miller 11 hours ago

What the Future Holds: Technology, Aided by Recession, Is Polarizing the Work World

Routine tasks that follow well-defined procedures are especially likely to be taken over by computers, and the recession has sped this process... [more]

13 hours ago The Verge David Pierce 13 hours ago

Amazon Fire Phone review

Two days after I first turned on the Amazon Fire Phone, I walked into the foyer of my apartment building and saw a package with my name on it. This was odd: Im the guy who orders something and... [more]

16 hours ago Re/code Kara Swisher 16 hours ago

There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks

When last we checked in, the Wall Street Journal was surmising, based a public cocktail between AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer in Sun Valley, that a merger could possibly be afoot... [more]

Wall Street Journal: Google Looks at Spotify but Doesn't Buy

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