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Yahoo Buys Qwiki for About $50 Million (Like ATD Said)

As <b>AllThingsD</b> reported two weeks ago that it was likely to do, Yahoo said it has bought Qwiki, the New York startup that makes an Apple iPhone app …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

18 Startup Mistakes Everyone Should Know About - Infographic

If you have a list of all the things you shouldn’t do, you can turn that into a recipe for succeeding just by negating as written by Paul Graham in …

The Investor Checklist

A framework for evaluating Seed investments<p>If you ask the interwebs for what investors look for when they are evaluating a potential investment in a …

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 9 most valuable startups in the world

Then that threshold rose to $5 billion.<p>But in recent months, these numbers almost seem routine.<p>So we have raised the bar yet again. Looking at recent media reports and The Wall Street Journal's "The Billion-Dollar Startup Club" list, we have created a list of tech startups that are worth more than …

How Wearable Startups Can Win Big In The Medical Industry

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julie Papanek is a principal at Canaan Partners where she invests in healthcare startups.</i><p>As attention shines down on fitness trackers and smartwatches, one of the biggest opportunities for wearable devices remains shadowed in the corner — medical wearables. Medical wearables present …

Is Your Company Ready For The Coming Surge In Mobile Commerce?

It’s no wonder all eyes are now on Barcelona, which is hosting the annual Mobile World Congress. What was once an accessory is fast becoming the way everyone does business.<p>“Customer experience is transforming very, very quickly, and it’s driven by two things at the same time,” says Thomas Kurian, …

Opendoor Gets Another $20 Million To Simplify The Process Of Selling Your Home

It’s only been about three months since home-sales marketplace Opendoor has been open for business, but it is already making its market on residential real estate in Phoenix, Ariz. As it looks to expand into two new cities, the company has raised $20 million in additional funding led by GGV Capital.<p>…

Real Estate

Apple’s iOS grabbed a record 88.7% of smartphone profits in Q4 2014, Android fell to a new low of 11.3%

Google may be winning the mobile OS market share race, but Apple continues to dominate in smartphone profits. In fact, iOS grew its profit share to a new record high of 88.7 percent in Q4 2014, while Android hit a new record-low of 11.3 percent.<p>The latest data comes from Strategy Analytics, which …

Xiaomi Introduces A GoPro-Style Action Camera That Costs Just $64

Xiaomi is back with another reminder that it doesn’t just make phones. (Despite dethroning Samsung as the top selling smartphone company in China.) Xiaomi’s latest device is a GoPro-like camera which, as we’ve come to expect, is selling for a fraction of its U.S. rival’s price.<p>A GoPro Hero, the …

Mobile

Apple Blazes A Trail With Streaming Route Sharing Patent

Apple has a new patent that could result in interesting use cases, including getting directions from a robot scouting ahead, or live route information from your local friend while visiting an unfamiliar city. The new patent (via AppleInsider) describes the sharing of live path tracking between …

Patents

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

cyanogen

This one chart perfectly sums up why companies pour billions of dollars into messaging apps

Facebook dropped $19 billion on WhatsApp, Snapchat is valued at $15 billion, and even the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak, despite being a little over a year old, is already valued between $300 million and $400 million. Messaging apps are big business, and here's why.<p>Based on new data from mobile …

India's investment climate better than BRIC peers: EY survey

India has "better investment climate" than other BRIC nations even as regulatory and tax system-related challenges are impacting immediate investment …

Budget session 2.0 begins, Modi braces for a tough fight, 'Rahul baba' expected to storm the session all guns blazing

In what is expected to be an extremely volatile and charged period, the second part of theparliament's budget session has just kicked-off today. This …

India

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Monday.<p><b>1.</b> As many as 700 migrants are feared dead after their ship capsized Sunday in the Mediterranean, …

World Health Organization

Delhi Metro to have trains that run without drivers, soon

The sight of driverlessDelhi Metrotrains whizzing past stations, crowded and deserted, is all set to become a reality as upgraded new-generation …

Budget Session to have constructive debates, tweets PM

With the government slated to table a copy of the land ordinance in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the house is expected to witness a stormy start as it …

I lent my friend $15,000 — and he refuses to pay it back

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>My wife made a couple of loans to friends roughly 10 years ago. They were having trouble making ends meet. I was not in favor of …

Personal Finance

Anyone But Me - EP 10: Enormous Changes At The Last Minute

A Double Shot at Love - Rebekah Cantrell and The Ikki Twins

Brittana it`s back!

20 Posters That Show Why Cartoon Network Was Awesome In The ’90s

Cartoon Network has been an integral part of our lives since its inception. While it has changed over the years, everyone born in the '90s can relate …

Posters

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