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  • Heyzap launches transparent mediation for mobile ad networks

    23 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Heyzap believes developers need help identifying which ad networks generate the most money.
  • Win free tickets to HealthBeat

    23 October 2014, 4:47 pm by: -

    The second year of HealthBeat is just days away — falling at time when health tech innovation is undergoing massive change. Here’s your chance to win free tickets, just for answering one question. The usual price for the two-day event is $800. So this may…
  • Microsoft sees Surface revenue soar to $908M in Q1 2015, Xbox console sales grow 102%

    23 October 2014, 4:09 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    As part of the company’s latest quarterly earnings announcement, Microsoft today revealed Surface revenue soared to $908 million in Q1 2015, largely thanks to Surface Pro 3 momentum. At the same time, the company revealed total Xbox console sales grew 102…
  • Microsoft beats Q1 estimates with $23.2B in revenue, $4.54B in income

    23 October 2014, 4:05 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Things are looking up at Microsoft. Today the company reported $4.54 billion in net income, or 54 cents per share in earnings, and $23.2 billion in revenue for the first quarter of its new fiscal year, beating analysts’ expectations of 49 cents in earnings…
  • Portals, Skype, and wearables: What primary care should look like

    23 October 2014, 4:00 pm by: William Rusnak, MD

    Guest Post: Healthcare is about five to seven years behind the rest of the service industry, mainly because physicians haven’t quite realized they are in the business of customer service.
  • Shake-up at Socialcast: Key employees leave after VMware reorg

    23 October 2014, 3:49 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Editor's Pick: VMware appears to be searching for a viable strategy for its Socialcast social-networking software, and key people on the team have left, VentureBeat has learned. Known primarily as a vendor of software for big companies that run their own data…
  • Three reasons your website contact forms are not converting

    23 October 2014, 3:29 pm by: Syed Balkhi, WPBeginner

    Guest Post: Contact forms have become such a common part of the website that it is easy to overlook them and their importance. People tend to choose the first solution they find and put it on their site, not realizing that they are potentially hurting the…
  • Startup scores $500K so its Peach app can add new twists to designer-brand auctions

    23 October 2014, 3:15 pm by: Barry Levine

    The "fun" includes a final minute of blind bidding, when you don't know what place your bid is in.
  • CHE Trinity Health Partners with Sharecare To Accelerate Consumer and Patient Engagement

    23 October 2014, 3:01 pm by: Business Wire

    Press Release: CHE Trinity Health, one of the nation's leading health care systems, and Sharecare, a comprehensive health and wellness engagement platform, today announced at the CHE Trinity Health Clinical Summit that they are partnering to ...
  • What Zuckerberg revealed in Chinese: Artificial intelligence is a key Facebook mission

    23 October 2014, 2:57 pm by: Gregory Ferenstein

    In broken Chinese, Zuckerberg says Facebook is working on AI.
  • Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

    23 October 2014, 2:30 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s a list of today’s biggest funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share. This…
  • Google search finally adds information about video games

    23 October 2014, 2:17 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    And it tracks more than mobile games, too.
  • LG’s round ‘G Watch R’ smartwatch includes heartbeat sensor and barometer

    23 October 2014, 1:59 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    LG announced today that it had begun the worldwide rollout of its new G Watch R, which it previously debuted at the IFA 2014 tech conference in Berlin.
  • Final speaker lineup announced for HealthBeat 2014 this Monday and Tuesday

    23 October 2014, 1:15 pm by: VentureBeat Staff

    HealthBeat is coming up next week (Oct 27-28) featuring some of the brightest minds in health tech talking about today’s hottest issues.
  • Facebook launches Rooms for iOS, its first anonymous app

    23 October 2014, 1:09 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Despite building its entire existence around real identities, social network giant Facebook today unveiled Rooms, its new anonymous app. The project was created by the Facebook Creative Labs team. In the new app, users can create individual chatrooms around…
  • Online games expected to hit $13B in 2014, with at least $946M from League of Legends alone

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    By 2017, online games should grow to $13 billion.
  • Hearthstone, Dota 2 can’t compete with League of Legends in terms of player spending

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: Jeffrey Grubb

    Last year, no online PC games surpassed $1 billion in microtransaction revenues. This year, it looks like a handful might reach that milestone. League of Legends has racked up $946 million in in-game spending revenues since the beginning of the year.…
  • Game of Thrones: Ascent goes beyond the Wall in its first expansion

    23 October 2014, 12:45 pm by: Dean Takahashi

    Mobile-social publisher Disruptor Beam's hit criss-crosses the TV show's stories with its own narrative.
  • Charlie helps you pretend you’ve researched the person you’re meeting with

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Meet Charlie, a tool that could potentially replace half of a PR intern’s job. You see, Charlie briefs you on the person you’re about to meet or chat with — just like those “briefing sheets” PR interns spend hours every month or week putting together…
  • Google’s first major Android Wear update makes it less dependent on your smartphone

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Harrison Weber

    Today Google launched a significant update to its Android Wear smartwatch platform, introducing support for offline song syncing and GPS months before the Apple Watch is scheduled to hit shelves. According to Google, today’s release is all about making…
  • The Backed Pack: A Firefox OS streaming device, a smart security system, & a slo-mo camera

    23 October 2014, 11:30 am by: BackerJack Staff

    Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. Matchstick Matchstick is a new streaming dongle powered by Mozilla’s Firefox OS. The small stick is a completely new product category for the…
  • Will the check-in survive? Foursquare’s controversial relaunch, by the numbers

    23 October 2014, 11:19 am by: Harrison Weber

    It's been two months since Foursquare relaunched, and things aren't looking good. App usage and downloads are down. Way down. But Web traffic is up. Maybe.
  • John Riccitiello sets out to identify the engine of growth for Unity Technologies (interview)

    23 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Dean Takahashi

    A seasoned CEO, Riccitiello says he's going in with an open mind.
  • Ampush’s Jesse Pujji talks about mobile advertising and fulfilling customer needs

    23 October 2014, 11:00 am by: VentureBeat Staff

    Sponsored Post: In 2014, native advertising has become the new buzzword, and the go-to strategy for many marketers who are tired of wasting ad dollars on ineffective display ads.
  • Luxe Valet officially unleashes its blue-jacketed on-demand valets in San Francisco

    23 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    San Francisco Giants fans will be assembling in the city’s SoMA neighborhood to watch the World Series games this weekend, and many will be parking their cars — creating a perfect opportunity for on-demand valet apps like Luxe Valet. Conveniently, Luxe is…

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