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.
GUEST POST Image Credit: Ocskay Mark / Shutterstock Family caregiving is potentially a huge market, untapped primarily because it is unseen.
Image Credit: Wonderlane/Flickr The Nokia-to-Microsoft rebranding has been a long time coming, and frankly there’s still a long road ahead.
Image Credit: eyeliam/Flickr Microsoft is adding to its data-collection capabilities for websites running in Internet Explorer 11, allowing companies to track usage and make changes as they see fit.
Above: Some of Celtra's ad products. Image Credit: Celtra Mobile advertising is a multibillion-dollar business, and one company thinks it will grow even further when marketers learn to turn their promotions into games.
Image Credit: Nest website Nest, the Google-owned company known for its smart thermostat, announced today that it’s acquiring home automation hub Revolv.
Above: Jim Barry of CEA shows off a smart basketball Image Credit: Dean Takahashi I’ve been meeting with Jim Barry for many years, and he doesn’t want me to call him the old man of tech.
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Above: One of Car2Go's on-demand Smart cars in Brooklyn. Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat Get ready for tiny cars filled with vintage clothing and irony.
Last year the University of California San Francisco announced it was creating a Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI), and since then the center has been developing compelling new technologies aimed at transforming the coordination of health care delivery.
Stanford University continues its overcrowded class in building super-successful startups, and every week, noted investor Sam Altman brings in local business celebrities to distill the secrets of Silicon Valley.
GUEST POST Image Credit: Flickr A lot of ink has recently been spilled over a recent California court decision that defends Yelp’s right to manipulate reviews as a protected form of “aggressive advertising.” Far be it from me to comment as a legal scholar; I can’t say much with respect to the law and its rightful application or not.
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