Qualcomm, LG, the Linux Foundation, and a whole team of heavy-hitters in the Internet of things world are coming together and forming an alliance.
Space.com Yellowknife Bay on Mars NASA’s Mars Curiosity has found a 3.7 billion year old lake that could be a clue to whether Mars could have truly supported life.
Source: Imgur Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is apparently watching popular simple image sharing startup Imgur closely, and she may even be trying to acquire it, according to a Business Insider post that cites an anonymous source.
Jennifer Rubinovitz Texting and driving is more dangerous than drinking and driving, but what about “glassing” and driving?
CyberHades Only 14 states in the U.S. currently permit tough computer science courses to count toward graduation requirements for math and science.
SRI/UC Santa Cruz Xylem will turn software verification into gameplay. Software verification doesn’t sound like a fun job.
“You fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is, ‘Never get involved in a land war in Asia.’” Heed the words of Vizzini, mortals!
Flipboard Flipboard has confirmed with VentureBeat that it is indeed raising another $50 million as the second half of its third round of funding, which it plans to file tomorrow.
Lazada Facebook “Super-incubator” Rocket Internet has directed more than half a billion dollars into Southeast Asian e-commerce in just over six months.
Judy Baxter/Flickr The money is flowing to big data startups in a big way. Investors have pumped $3.6 billion into startups focused on big data this year.
Flickr: deneyterrio Your Facebook news feed could be in for some serious nerdification. The company has launching a research lab for artificial intelligence, and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is talking about the project at a conference today.
Guy Gordon Ben Wiener at Jumpspeed Ventures in Jerusalem Israel is gaining a reputation as the largest technology hub outside of Silicon Valley and is often referred to by locals as the “Startup Nation.” Technology startups have spread throughout the region, particularly in Tel Aviv and Herzliya.
Photo Illustration: Eric Blattberg As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on the things we think are important.
Today, the Hour of Code kicks off, with more than a million students getting their feet wet in the thrilling field of computer science.
Cornerstone Cornerstone photo for gamification of work. Jason Corsello is vice president of corporate strategy and marketing at Cornerstone OnDemand. Gaming in the workplace seems counterintuitive.
Ricardo Bilton/VentureBeat Google today took the wraps off +Post ads, a new ad format that lets brands take content from their public Google+ pages and run them on any site using Google’s ad network.
Gate image via PRILL/Shutterstock The only category of growth in the publishing industry is mobile. A Pew Research Center’s 2013 News Media Consumption survey found that 28 percent of Americans now regularly get their news on their smartphones, almost surpassing newspapers (29 percent).
HealthLoop founder Dr. Jordan Shlain at a health conference Health IT is a booming sector, but physicians are already becoming inundated and overwhelmed by the influx of new tools.
Via Square Via Square A side view of Square’s newest credit card reader dongle. Mobile payments startup Square rolled out a new version of its credit card reader today, which offers some notable improvements over the previous model.
Pretty Simple Criminal Case by Pretty Simple wins Facebook's Game of the Year Facebook named 23 video games as its top titles of 2013, including hidden-object adventure game Criminal Case by Pretty Simple as Game of the Year 2013.