Image Credit: HBO The biggest surprise of the True Detective finale? HBO’s streaming service wasn’t prepared for the overwhelming demand.
Image Credit: Heisenberg Media/Flickr Weeks after announcing Facebook’s mobile-first strategy of fragmenting Facebook into multiple apps, like Paper, Mark Zuckerberg buys one of the world’s most popular instant messaging apps for $19 billion.
Above: Meredith Perry To celebrate Women’s Day, we hobnobbed with 24 year-old Silicon Valley-based high-tech startup founder Meredith Perry.
Image Credit: Patrick/Flickr To lead IBM to greener pastures, the tech giant is banking on data, the cloud and “systems of engagement” for real-time communication.
Image Credit: Pinterest Lots of people use Pinterest to collect and share stuff they like online. So we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that the government agencies hit up the site for information.
Image Credit: Photo by Sean Ludwig/Twitter Sometimes you just have to throw down against the competition, and sometimes that means climbing into a giant motorized robot that specializes in fisticuffs.
Image Credit: Dylan Tweney/VentureBeat Google wants to make it easier for lots of wearables to run on the Android operating system.
Image Credit: Eduardo Woo/Flickr ICQ shed more than 30 percent of its audience in 2013, reported its owner Mail.ru Group, an LSE-listed Russian Internet group, in its financial report for 2013.
Image Credit: Photo by Mellie Price Ever been to a huge (and expensive) annual conference only to leave without making any valuable connections?
Image Credit: Meghan Kelly/VentureBeat Robots: they build your Teslas, assemble your iPhones, and now they teach your college kids.
Image Credit: VentureBeat I say “F,” you say “8!” “F!” … Dammit, Internet. You left me hanging once again.
Above: NRA president Wayne LaPierre Image Credit: NPR Facebook and the NRA seem to be on the same page.
Image Credit: Photo via AMWestbrooks/Twitter AUSTIN, Texas — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange warned a crowd of attendees at SXSW today about the growing threat of police states in many of the world’s most powerful countries.
Above: Bing employees in Bellevue, Wash. Image Credit: Microsoft In the last few years, we’ve recognized that a startup is not a smaller version of a large company.
Image Credit: Source: Fox Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took the stage at the South by Southwest interactive show just moments ago to chat about his upcoming new show Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, which will premiere on Fox this week to a global audience.
Image Credit: Photo via jgadapee/Twitter AUSTIN, Texas — With all the craziness that the annual South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) event brings, local startup incubator Capital Factory decided to kick things off with a demo day featuring the newest companies admitted into its program.
Image Credit: Lyft Lyft has designated 14.8 million shares of stock to sell at approximately $10 per share — around $150 million, total — in a fourth institutional (“Series D”) round of funding.
Above: Children playing with a Romibo robot Image Credit: Romibo At the Duck’s Nest preschool in Oakland, Calif., a fluffy blue robot asks a group of toddlers,”I want to be your friend.
Image Credit: wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock You often hear cloud tech discussed in terms of big, hyperscale cloud providers — the Googles and Amazons of the world.
Enterprise social management platform Viralheat seems to be playing nicely with a lot of new friends — it has just added Zendesk integration after recently partnering with Salesforce.