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If reports are true, it looks like Nike just laid off 70 to 80 percent of its FuelBand team. The reason for such a move, CNET reports, is huge: Nike reportedly believes its future lies in software — not hardware, like the FuelBand fitness tracking device.
Image Credit: rangizzz / Shutterstock Preact really wants you to be successful. The San Francisco cloud-based software startup raised $4.6 million today in an Series A round that Trinity Ventures led.
Image Credit: ~Aphrodite Marc Andreesen once said that “software is eating the world,” and this past quarter of venture capital investment sure seems to back that statement up.
Image Credit: Flickr User striatic It turns out that negative comments aren’t all bad: a new study finds that criticism of a product can actually boost sales significantly if the commenter is polite.
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Above: RockYou will take over three Playdom games. Image Credit: Disney Social game publisher RockYou has purchased three major Playdom games from Disney so that it can operate them and save them from being shut down.
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Above: Mobile Summit 2014 Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeat Before we set our sights on VB’s next conference, DataBeat, we’re taking a moment to look back on Mobile Summit 2014.
Image Credit: Screen shot Comcast and Time Warner Cable are in discussions with smaller cable provider Charter to sell up to $20 billion worth of assets, according to a Financial Times report.
Above: Vladimir Putin, listening yesterday to the translation of Edward Snowden's questions Image Credit: Video from Russia Today on YouTube Is Edward Snowden a gullible pawn for Russia’s security state, or a savvy anti-surveillance activist?
Image Credit: mkhmarketing Scroll. Swipe. Tap. Read. Facebook’s clever news app Paper turns 10 weeks old today.
Image Credit: Pandora/Instagram Major music companies are suing online radio service Pandora for what they claim is a major case of copyright infringement.
Airbnb has reportedly closed a huge $500 million funding round ahead of a possible public offering later this year.
Above: Fishing in FarmVille 2: Country Escape. Image Credit: Zynga The newest console war is really taking off now.
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GUEST POST Image Credit: spirit of america/Shutterstock Too many communities have been left behind as the Internet revolution marches on.
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Above: Respawn is putting out a few fires in Titanfall with its latest patch. Image Credit: Electronic Arts I am delighted that Titanfall has debuted so early in the cycle of the Xbox One video game console.