It's also growing faster than Amazon did at the 10-year mark, CEO Jeff Bezos writes in a letter to shareholders. Amazon’s cloud computing business is bigger after 10 years of operation than Amazon itself
Min-Sung Sean Kim Contributor Min-Sung Sean Kim is a partner at XLHEALTH. While 2015 was a solid year for digital health, with $4.5 billion in total venture funding, healthcare startups also made headlines
Casting a spotlight on the immense challenges confronting the mobile industry, a new report shows that a range of security and privacy issues have dramatically eroded consumer confidence. According to
Google Contributor allows readers to pay a monthly fee to see fewer ads on the sites they visit. Ads are either outright removed or replaced with a thank you message. The service launched in 2014 and opened
What's the German word for frenemy? Axel Springer, the German publishing powerhouse, is no friend of Google’s. In fact, you could call it a nemesis: Its execs have a long-standing beef with the search
For more than a week, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has been in a state of emergency after a malware attack shut down the network unless a ransom of $3.6 million was paid. The attack has compromised
But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with
NEW YORK (Reuters) - LinkedIn Corp Executive Chairman Reid Hoffman lost almost half his $2.8 billion fortune on paper Friday as shares of his social media company suffered their largest drop on record.
At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way. In as varied areas gene
Mani Gandham Contributor Mani Gandham is co-founder and CEO of Instinctive. There’s a lot of buzz right now around ad blocking. Depending on your perception, you might consider ad blocking a savior… or
The headline sounds crazy, but some brands are not as enthusiastic about increasing digital media spending as agencies are, according to the 2016 New Year Outlook survey (registration required) from marketing
Apple hit a major milestone of 10 million paying subscribers for its streaming music service, only six months after it launched, reports the Financial Times. That’s half the size of Spotify’s current base.
I’ve been asked by a bunch of people today to comment on this essay “Economic Inequality,” penned by self-described “essayist” Paul Graham, who is also the subject of a poem I recently wrote titled, “Paul
Facebook's Oculus will release its first headset in a few months, as will Sony and HTC. Interest in virtually reality (VR) is growing in the tech industry, with Google's Cardboard and Samsung's Gear VR
Roy Wyman Contributor Roy Wyman is a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and is a member of its Healthcare Regulatory and Transactional Team. In a year not too distant, Loretta, a woman her
Now Google has quietly made a brilliant change that indicates Google is either preparing for a worst-case scenario or simply trying to outwit Oracle. Google will remove from Android the software that controlled
Venture fundraising in the bitcoin-related space has fallen sharply from the first quarter high, with big banks on Wall Street now looking to develop technology in-house rather than putting money to work
Baidu has teamed up with Peking Union Medical College to harness big data and artificial intelligence in esophageal cancer research. The esophagus is the long, hollow tube that runs from your throat to
To wrap up the year, here is a selection of notable shifts observed in 2015, and their expected impact in 2016 on digital advertising, mobile internet, and trends in emerging countries. Advertising It
Mozilla is stopping its experimental offering of advertising in Firefox. The company announced its focus will instead shift to “content discovery” opportunities in its browser. “We will continue to experiment
Really, there’s no good reason for devs to not adopt HTTPS certification. The added protection makes you and your users safer, and ensures that you can guarantee that your website doesn’t inject malicious
One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today Nokia completed its sale of Here to Audi AG,
Yahoo’s board will meet this week to consider what was once a little more than a far-fetched activist investor fantasy—the sale of its core internet business, the Wall Street Journal reports (paywall).