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  • LG makes its first smartphone chip, the Nuclun

    23 October 2014, 11:57 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    LG, one of Korea’s major consumer electronics and technology giants, is entering the smartphone chip game with Nuclun, its first mobile application processor. Pronounced “NOO-klun,” the chip will make its first appearance this week when LG releases the…
  • Twitter to open learning center for low-income and homeless in San Francisco next summer

    23 October 2014, 10:15 pm by: Kia Kokalitcheva

    Twitter, the microblogging giant whose headquarters sit on a section of San Francisco’s Market Street that’s not exactly fancy, is set to open a learning center for the homeless next summer. The learning center, which the company announced in partnership…
  • How Steve Jurvetson is investing in world- (and Mars-) changing ideas (podcast)

    23 October 2014, 9:14 pm by: Dylan Tweney

    A partner at legendary venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Steve Jurvetson currently sits on the boards of SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla Motors. We talked with him about electric cars, colonizing Mars, and Elon Musk.
  • Why Twitter launched Fabric, in 5 devastating charts

    23 October 2014, 7:45 pm by: John Koetsier, VB Insight

    Yesterday Twitter unveiled Fabric, a semi-integrated suite of tools for mobile app developers. The company somewhat grandiosely refers to it as a “modular mobile platform,” but while it’s definitely modular and certainly focused on mobile, it’s not a…
  • Disrupt this: Announcing HealthBeat’s 10 Innovation Showcase finalists

    23 October 2014, 7:15 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    It was difficult choosing from so many amazing contenders for HealthBeat’s first-ever Innovation Showcase. We’re now thrilled to announce the 10 finalists.
  • Uber is well-suited for house calls — UberHEALTH should live on

    23 October 2014, 6:22 pm by: Mark Sullivan

    No, the shots aren't given in moving vehicles.
  • Win free tickets to HealthBeat

    23 October 2014, 5:42 pm by: VentureBeat Staff

    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
  • Amazon writes off $170M on weak Fire Phone sales. Surprise!

    23 October 2014, 5:33 pm by: Tom Cheredar

    Amazon extinguishes a very expensive Fire Phone sales failure worth $170 million.
  • Amazon’s cloud revenue growth rate continues to slow down in Q3, now up 39%

    23 October 2014, 5:14 pm by: Jordan Novet

    Market-leading public cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) had another rough quarter revenue-wise in the third quarter of 2014, disclosed in its earnings statement today. And while Amazon continues to be vague about the financial figures of its public…
  • 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.
  • Microsoft sees Surface revenue soar to $908M in Q1 2015, Xbox console sales grow 102%

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

    At its very core, Microsoft is a software company. Yet these hardware results are nothing to dismiss.
  • 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.…

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