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  • IBM likely to announce it’s paying Globalfoundries $1.5B to unload its chip unit

    19 October 2014, 10:35 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    IBM said it will have a "major business announcement" tomorrow.
  • Internet trolls could face 2 years in prison if British proposal becomes law

    19 October 2014, 9:05 pm by: Gregory Ferenstein

    Britain is mulling tougher laws against online abuse.
  • What airlines have figured out that health care hasn’t

    19 October 2014, 7:32 pm by: Dr. Graham Gardner, Kryuus

    Guest Post: The recent VA wait times controversy has brought to light an enormous issue plaguing the U.S. health care delivery system: Patients are forced to wait inappropriate --- and sometimes deadly --- lengths of time before they see doctors and…
  • A 23-year-old VC on young people being smarter

    19 October 2014, 5:40 pm by: Vlad Moldavskiy

    Guest Post: Is being young an advantage?
  • Microsoft’s AutoTag leverages your Facebook account to automatically tag friends in all your other…

    19 October 2014, 3:52 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Microsoft this weekend quietly revealed AutoTag ‘n Search My Photos, a new Windows 8.1 app that leverages the photos tagged in your Facebook account to help you tag your own personal photos. The new tool learns about the face models of your friends and can…
  • Why ‘one patient, one chart’ is still far off

    19 October 2014, 1:30 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    People see an average of 18 different doctors within their lifetimes. So even if all the health data generated in those visits was captured electronically, it wouldn't magically land in a single patient record.
  • The smart-lighting race: How Belkin’s WeMo aims to outsmart Philips Hue (review)

    19 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Simon Cohen

    Belkin, a company that has already created an impressive smart home suite of products has now entered the lighting race. Are their smart LED bulbs a match for those from Philips and others? Read on…
  • Sharing Economy Series: Insights from a sharing-marketplace CEO after year 1

    19 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Dan Slagen, HourlyNerd

    Guest Post: LawTrades' Raad Ahmed shares his most important lessons from year-one of running a peer-to-peer marketplace.
  • Building on their lucky streak, Boomers can see digital health as their destiny

    19 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Barry Levine

    The generation that practically invented Youth ™ will be able to effortlessly track -- and possibly better manage than anyone in history -- our getting old.
  • Self-driving cars will be safer than us. How long until human drivers are banned?

    18 October 2014, 9:15 pm by: Vivek Wadhwa

    Guest Post: My prediction is that in fewer than 15 years, we will be debating whether human beings should be allowed to drive on highways. After all, we are prone to road rage; rush headlong into traffic jams; break rules; get distracted; and crash into…
  • Why a 5-year plan is a suicidal practice

    18 October 2014, 8:30 pm by: Salim Ismail, Singularity University

    Guest Post: The five-year plan is not only unworkable, it is seriously counterproductive. And its death is signaled by the advent of Exponential Organizations, or ones that grow disproportionately larger than peers because of new organizational techniques that…
  • 13 apps that will supercharge your iPhone or Android

    18 October 2014, 7:30 pm by: Steven Tweedie, Business Insider

    The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable. From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.…
  • The 5 kinds of customer success

    18 October 2014, 6:15 pm by: Nick Mehta, Gainsight

    Guest Post: I hope you didn’t miss the Dreamforce keynote this week in San Francisco. It’s probably the most entertaining 2 hours you’ll spend in the enterprise technology business all year.  I realize that’s a pretty low bar.  But…
  • Google suspends pre-orders for Nexus Player pending FCC approval

    18 October 2014, 4:03 pm by: Dylan Tweney

    After announcing its new Nexus Player, a set-top box and Android video game console, Google initially started accepting pre-orders via its web site. Today, it stopped accepting pre-orders and added a note to the bottom of its Nexus Player page stating: This…
  • Facebook to federal agents: No, you don’t get to create fake profiles to ensnare suspects

    18 October 2014, 3:11 pm by: Dylan Tweney

    Facebook is serious about real people using real names on its service. After initially cracking down on drag queens, the social network is going after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency for using fake profiles.
  • By helping doctors see the cost of care, Strata can help cut those costs dramatically

    18 October 2014, 2:14 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    The research shows that only about 20 percent of doctors can say the costs of the services they rendered within 20 percent of the actual costs.
  • This is why health care will finally be forced to automate

    18 October 2014, 1:15 pm by: Ray Costantini,

    Guest Post: The annual U.S. spend on healthcare is nearly three trillion dollars (more than 17 percent of GDP), and yet the World Health Organization ranks our healthcare system below almost every other industrialized nation in the world.
  • Yahoo releases new Retina-optimized Flickr 3.2 for iPad, iOS 8

    18 October 2014, 11:15 am by: Dylan Tweney

    Flickr's first official iPad app, called Flickr 3.2, supports the "Retina" display found on the old iPad Air and iPad mini, as well as the new iPad Air 2 and the new iPad mini.
  • Out on the bleeding edge of tech hardware with Broadcom’s CEO (interview)

    18 October 2014, 11:00 am by: D. F. Smith

    Broadcom sells billions of dollars worth of chips in networking, consumer electronics, and communications infrastructure markets. But it’s trying to move beyond that to dominate the market for chips for the “internet of things,” or bringing smart…
  • The fractured state of enterprise messaging: Why can’t anyone get it right?

    17 October 2014, 11:00 pm by: Bhavin Turakhia, Ringo

    Guest Post: Rapid communication among teams in any organization is crucial for success, yet today’s communication technology offerings seem to fall short when it comes to enterprise.
  • New study from Pepperdine University: Minority- and women-owned businesses are much less likely to…

    17 October 2014, 8:05 pm by: John K. Paglia & Maretno Agus Harjoto, Pepperdine University

    Guest Post: We were alarmed at the extent to which a business owner's ethnicity, gender, and nationality affect that owner's chances of being funded.
  • Expanding cloud-storage’s health-focused capabilities will help everyone

    17 October 2014, 7:15 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    What cloud-based file storage Box set out to do for companies in the mid-2000s, a little startup named MedXT wants to do for hospitals and clinics. The two companies joined cloud-powered forces when Box acquired MedXT last week and are now working together on…
  • We’re hiring a Senior Event & Marketing Coordinator!

    17 October 2014, 6:55 pm by: VentureBeat Staff

    We’re looking for a Senior Event & Marketing Coordinator based in San Francisco to help us manage this growing roster of events.
  • Salesforce is onto something. It’s about time we put our data to work

    17 October 2014, 6:35 pm by: Michael Howard, C9

    Guest Post: While new solutions like Salesforce Wave allowing us discover interesting new facets of the data we’ve collected, the most exciting innovations focus on delivering more actionable insights in the moments when they'll count the most.
  • Obama’s new Ebola czar comes from AOL co-founder’s tech investment firm

    17 October 2014, 5:35 pm by: Gregory Ferenstein

    Ron Klain will lead the Ebola outbreak containment program

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