10 Massive Market Surprises for 2014 - Minyanville ... largest company and at the same time loses more money than any company ... brilliant plan while watching Brewsters Millions on Netflix ... 12/6/2013 - 12:41 pm | View Link
Eight things entrepreneurs won't tell you - Adelaide Now Eight things entrepreneurs won't tell you - Adelaide Now 12/1/2013 - 9:35 am | View Link
Biz Break: Apple e-books ruling may have little effect on company, consumers; HP loses crown, but stock is hot Attorneys general in some states are already seeking redress for their constituents, but a class-action suit could cost the company millions, n not long after ... with the SV150 and tech-heavy Nasdaq easily outpacing the Dow Jones and Standard & Poor's ... 10/7/2013 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Patent company Eolas loses patents to web sites after appeal The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC upheld without comment a decision by a Texas federal court, which had declared invalid claims in each of the two major patents by Texas-based Eolas. Eolas had said in its 2009 ... 07/22/2013 - 7:18 am | View Link
Fisker loses key board member as bidders circle company The backing of Kleiner Perkins and Lane helped Fisker raise hundreds of millions of dollars in financing from private investors. Despite a promising start and some celebrity fans, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisker suffered some missteps ... 05/28/2013 - 11:49 am | View Link
Can Facebook fall any further? More woe for Zuckerberg as experts say 'there's no bottom' to how far shares could plunge Facebook's flotation on the Nasdaq was one of the largest IPOs in U.S. history, raising nearly $20billion for the web giant. But the hotly anticipated share offering soon fell flat, as the firm's share price ended the day just cents higher than ... 05/22/2012 - 2:52 pm | View Link
IPO Watch: Khosla-Backed Biofuel Company Preps For Offering KiOR, which converts biomass into hydrocarbon-based oil for transportation uses, plans to price 10 millions shares priced ... to continue to incur operating loses through at least 2013. In April KiOR (Nasdaq: KIOR) raised $55 million in Series ... 06/17/2011 - 8:20 am | View Link
Software may be eating the world, as Marc Andreessen posits, but open-source software seems to be eating itself. And at a far faster clip. While the software world has grown used to products and their vendors dominating for long stretches (think: Microsoft in operating systems and Oracle in databases), the new world of open source is moving at an accelerated, Darwinian pace, leaving no project to rest on its laurels.
In this fast-changing open source world, how should enterprises decide where to invest?
Open Source Picks Up The Pace
Though Dirk Riehle's analysis of the total growth in open source projects is a few years old, if anything the trend he plots has accelerated:
Today much of the interesting code in technology’s most important markets—Big Data, cloud, mobile—is open source.
A federal agency has awarded two Indiana manufacturers more than $15 million in tax credits intended to boost their production of clean energy equipment.
Delphi Automotive Systems is getting $10.6 million in tax credits from the U. S. Department of Energy for upgrades that will help its Kokomo Power Electronics plant remain competitive in the electric vehicle market by cutting production and engineering costs.
Delphi plans to invest more than $35 million through 2017 at the Kokomo factory as part of the project that's expected to create more than 150 new jobs.
Heating and air conditioning maker Carrier Corp.'s Indianapolis plant is getting about $5 million in tax credits to boost production of a condensing gas furnace product line that includes the most energy efficient gas furnaces on the market.
An Indian court ruled Thursday that Nokia Corp. may transfer a factory seized by tax authorities to Microsoft as part of the Finnish communications giant's 5.4 billion euro ($7.2 billion) sale of its devices and services unit.
The ruling by the Delhi High Court coincided with a deadline after which Nokia had said the factory in the southeastern city of Chennai would be excluded from the Microsoft deal and might have to close.
ReadWriteBody is an ongoing series where ReadWrite covers networked fitness and the quantified self. From December 2013 to January 2014, it is presented by Qualcomm Toq.
I've tried tons of workout-generating apps—Gain Fitness, Fitness Buddy, BodBot, Gym Tuck, and more. None have actually prompted me to switch from my established workout routine.
Mozilla is teaming up with a group of leading cellular carriers and mobile manufacturers today to create a new standards board to standardize performance and development of open Web devices. Mozilla, which this year released Firefox OS as a browser-based smartphone operating system, believes the new review board will help manufacturers make better open Web devices and help them get those gadgets to market quicker.
The Open Web Device Compliance Review Board (CRB) consists of Mozilla, Deutsche Telekom, LG, Mozilla, Qualcomm, TCL/Alcatel OneTouch, Telefonica, Sony Mobile, Telenor, KDDI, Spreadtrum and ZTE.
“Users want a wide selection of devices and great apps.
The biggest hurdle in the way of potential mainstream adoption of Google Glass isn’t that it makes humans look like a crazy future cyborg race. It’s that Glass, try as it might, can’t do squat on an iPhone.
Earlier this year, I made the decision to switch back to the iPhone from Android (for this generation, anyway).