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12 Years Ago: 'Apple's iPod Spurs Mixed Reactions'

Hindsight, but little else, is 20/20.<p>On October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs convened a group of tech reporters and Apple fans at the company's Cupertino headquarters to announce a new product: the iPod. It was a launch that would lead the company, six years later, to drop the "Computer" from "Apple …

With A Fresh $1.7M In The Bank, Qlika Wants To Help Online Marketing Campaigns Go Hyperlocal

The story of nearly every business, great or small, begins with a problem. For Omri Morgenshtern, Ittai Chorev and Idan Zalzberg, it was the realization that many large organizations are spending millions of dollars on marketing campaigns, be they on search engines, social or display networks, that …

Tech Companies Are Trying To Rename Downtown San Francisco The "Cloud Corridor"

In a city famous for micro-hoods, these companies are trying to rebrand an entire district.<p>A group of tech companies is trying to rename downtown San Francisco the "Cloud Corridor," in an effort to rebrand the city's thriving tech district.<p>"The cloud is the hot topic these day," says David …

We Are Working Less And Sleeping Less Due To The Internet

We are working less and sleeping less, according to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>According to the study conducted by Scott Wallsten of the Technology PolicyInstitute, we spend sixteen fewer seconds working for every minute we spend online. Similarly, we spend seven fewer …

Google breaks old promise by working on search banner ads

Google is testing banner ads in search results, apparently reneging on a 2005 promise by Marissa Mayer to never run them.<p>Nearly eight years ago, Google's then-vice president of search products and user experience, Marissa Mayer, wrote a blog post saying that the company would never run banner ads …

Marissa Mayer

YouTube preparing its own subscription music service, could launch later this year

YouTube is readying its own subscription music service that could launch in the coming months. <i>Billboard</i> first reported news of the service, which is described as being in the vein of Spotify but with an added video component. It will reportedly have two different tiers: a free version, and then a …

Google Play Music

New LinkedIn apps target army of mobile users

LinkedIn is adopting a new multiple mobile app strategy to meet the changing demands of a membership that's relying more on smartphones and tablets for work, the company said Wednesday.<p>Instead of just one main mobile app, LinkedIn is highlighting several new or redesigned apps and features, …

Apps

Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

According to several sources, Pinterest has completed another enormous funding, this time nabbing $225 million with late-stage investor Fidelity …

Venture Capital