Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Google’s Eric Schmidt told a crowd at the annual elite vacation/conference that better Internet connectivity will solve most of the world’s major problems.
Around this time every year, sales leaders begin to dream up ways to motivate their sales teams and supercharge their revenue targets.
GUEST: When you’re the founder of an early-stage startup, you know your top job (perhaps second only to finding a product-market fit) is to build a winning team.
GUEST: “I can totally understand what you’re feeling.” It’s almost as if sales reps everywhere expect this generic line to magically crack the safe, giving them access to unending budgets.
It’s no fun when you fire up a heavy-duty game on your tablet and it starts to get warm. Imagination Technologies, the chip design company that owns the MIPS processor and PowerVR graphics technologies, wants to create a future where tablets are both capable and power efficient.
GUEST: Europe is not doing well today. Most countries are either climbing their way out of recession or are suffering from anaemic growth, while unemployment, especially in the south of the region, has reached unsustainable levels.
To many, it seems like early stage startup valuations are determined at random. Given that these companies often fetch higher valuations vs.
A significant percentage of Microsoft’s revenue comes from the sale of proprietary software like Office and a little thing called Windows.
GUEST: Paul Graham’s article last week on why companies shouldn’t talk to CorpDev* made a bold suggestion (the headline, “Don’t Talk to CorpDev,” is a pretty good summary).
Sony announced Friday that it will miss the deadline for posting its third-quarter earnings report, blaming the hack that wreaked havoc on its movie division last year.
Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.
FEATURE: In just the last couple of days, Amazon shut down its private-label diaper product (only six weeks after launch) and withdrew its mobile wallet (six months after a prominent rollout).
In an abrupt turn of events, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has retracted a new rule that forced drivers of services like Uber and Lyft to get commercial plates for their vehicles.
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Brands that respond to at least 65 percent of customer inquiries on Facebook get more than three times the interactions of those that don’t.
Animoca Brands, the maker of mobile games such as one based on the Garfield cartoons, has gone public on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
GUEST: “No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families, especially our kids.” – President Obama, State of the Union address, Jan.
Every week, the news team at VentureBeat brings you a blitz of news day after day, but even for our most dedicated readers it can be a challenge to catch every single story.
The Valley’s latest price war is going to be a doozy. Yesterday, Uber sent its San Francisco users some good news: Effective immediately, Uber’s carpooling service (UberPool) now costs a flat rate of $5 in the city.
On-demand and delivery services have radically changed how some of us do things like getting from point A to point B, eating food, mailing packages, cleaning house, and more.