IBM announced last night that it is selling the final components from its 1995 acquisition of Lotus to Indian firm HCL for $1.8 billion. IBM paid $3.5 billion for Lotus back in the day. The big pieces here are Lotus Notes, Domino and Portal.
Through the Extra Crunch EC-1 on Patreon, I dove into Patreon’s founding story, product roadmap, business model and metrics, underlying thesis, and competitive threats.
It takes a lot more than a good idea and the right timing to build a billion-dollar company. Talent, focus, operational effectiveness and a healthy dose of luck all play a part.
Saturday afternoon is a rough time for a press conference — particularly with the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress still a few days away. That said, there are certain advantages to being an early bird.
Plus, Pinterest is going public too, Lyft's IPO is imminent and London is home to the largest pre-seed fund ever.
YouTube will demonetize channels that promote anti-vaccination views, after a report by BuzzFeed News found ads, including from health companies, running before anti-vax videos.
Bassem Hamdy has been in the construction business for a long time. He spent the last few years at the construction software business Procore, now a $3 billion dollar company developing technology for the construction industry,
Ev Wiliams is stepping down from Twitter's board of directors effective at the end of the month, according to documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
According to a new report from Reuters, Amazon is looking at several top U.S. airports for potential locations for its cashier-free Go stores. The service cites public request records from airport operators suggesting meetings with the head of the retail service.
Spotify has made some significant moves to bypass record labels and work directly with artists, and there are signs that Apple could be eyeing up a similar approach to get a bigger share of original content.
Walmart’s acquisition spree continues. Only a couple of months after picking up apparel and lingerie brands, ELOQUII and Bare Necessities, respectively, the company on Thursday announced its plans to acquire the assets from online art and wall décor retailer, Art.com.
“AA租车”是一款提供移动互联网叫车服务的应用。他们除了在应用层面向Uber模式转型后，还购买了100辆Tesla Model S组建车队提供新车型叫车服务。
This year's E3 was all about the Smash. Nintendo's looming E3 booth was always crowded with fans waiting to play Super Smash Bros.,and one of the most popular attractions of the conference was a huge screen showing constant live four-player matches.
7月下旬，NVIDIA发布游戏平板Shield Tablet，搭载性能顶尖的Tegra K1处理器，16GB/Wi-Fi版售价299美元（约合人民币1856元）。这款平板专为游戏而生，配有专门Shield无线手柄，下面就跟随外媒的镜头，一起来认识这款发烧级游戏平板。
苹果上个季度卖出了 7450 万部 iPhone，这为他们 2015 年的财年开了个好头。回顾苹果整个 2014 年自然年，Asymco 的 Horace Dediu 提到苹果的表现超出了他的预期：当时他预测苹果 2014 年会卖出 2.5 亿部，但真实的数字是 2 亿 5950 万部。
Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time: Netflix is testing advertisements in its online streaming service.Read more...
Had a big night last night? You're not alone.In an eye-opening statistic, Australian drinkers and drug takers are taking an estimated 11.5 million sick days a year and costing the economy $3 billion (US$2.2 billion), according to a new report.See also: World's oldest trafficker?
Not all ATM attacks need an elaborate skimmer. There’s a new kind of crime doing the rounds, which involves hijacking the ethernet cable of an ATM to gather your card information.Read more...