Image Credit: Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat McDonalds, of course, is one of the early brands accepting Apple Pay, the technology that could very easily prove to be the most important product Apple has launched after the iPhone.
Above: Sony's microconsole goes on sale in time for the gift-giving holidays. Image Credit: Sony Computer Entertainment The PlayStation TV, which was released last week, is a small set-top box that you can hold in your hand.
GUEST POST Above: Uber Image Credit: Uber I’m a startup CEO and I drive for Uber. It’s 9:30PM on a beautiful October Sunday in Austin and I am sitting in my car with Uber’s partner app lighting up my iPhone.
GUEST POST Above: UC Berkeley Image Credit: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com The University of California recently announced its entry into the venture capital arena with a $250 million commitment to spinning promising technologies out of its top-notch, 10-campus system.
Above: Jawbone's Up health wristband Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat Jawbone’s $150 Up24 may be the best fitness tracker of 2014.
As a partner at Norwest Venture Capital (NVC), Casper de Clercq has seen countless digital health startups try to get solutions off the ground.
Twitter will buy out the photos that its users have posted at Twitpic. Twitpic found itself in a trademark dispute with Twitter back in September, which caused the much smaller Twitpic to shut down.
Reports today are saying the pharmacy chain CVS has shut off the NFC-based contactless payment option at point of sale terminals in thousands of stores.
If a patient’s fever quickly rises half a degree, how do health care providers responsible for him know it may have a serious connection to a recent change in CDC guidelines?
Image Credit: Fitbit Only yesterday I met the nice people at Fitbit to check out their new fitness watch, the $250 Fitbit Surge.
GUEST POST Image Credit: Vadim Ratnikov / Shutterstock As marketplaces within the sharing economy continue to emerge all over the globe — Bridj and Kinnek are a couple of the most recent — their management teams will find themselves consistently challenged by a handful of key performance indicators.
Image Credit: Screenshot via Pandora/YouTube Try as they might, music services have yet to come up with a universally preferred method for artists to track listener data about their work.
GUEST POST Image Credit: HBO Recently I’ve been hosting roundtable discussions over dinner in New York and London with publishing executives who are betting big that native advertising will drive major revenue growth in 2015 for their businesses.
Above: The WP Engine team Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeat WP Engine, a Texas startup that hosts websites based on the open-source WordPress content-management system, is closing out quarter after quarter with new business.
Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeat So the Ello saga continues, and this time with $5.5 million more in the bank, and a new kumbaya-esque charter and legal status that’s leaving us with more questions than answers.
Image Credit: Jolie O'Dell/VentureBeat Google chief executive Larry Page is stepping back at the giant technology company, while senior vice president Sundar Pichai will be assuming more responsibility, according to a new report.
Image Credit: Apple Now that it’s out, how will Apple Pay change the dynamics of mobile marketing? The consensus of the experts we consulted is that it will have an impact — but there are wide differences of opinion about the size of that impact and Apple Pay’s advantages vis-à-vis credit cards.
Above: Bryan Sivak, the CTO of HHS, addresses the crowd at HealthBeat 2013. Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeat As I wrote last year, health care in the U.S.
Image Credit: Lucasfilm I was surprised when Apple told me Wednesday that it had put an “Apple SIM” inside the new iPad Air 2, so that I wouldn’t have to order a SIM from my carrier and hope that it’s the right size.
Image Credit: VentureBeat/Mark Sullivan Apple’s new iPad Air 2 is a pretty device with some nice feature upgrades from the first Air, but it doesn’t offer the kind of radical improvements or wholly new features that would make circa-2013 iPad Air owners yearn to upgrade.