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Walmart partners with Uber and Lyft to test grocery delivery service

Pilot program will launch in Denver and Phoenix later this month, as retailer looks to challenge Amazon in last-mile delivery<p>Walmart is partnering with Uber and Lyft to test a grocery delivery service, in a bid to directly compete with similar offerings from Amazon. The pilot program will begin …

VCs Raised More Money in 2014 Than Any Year Since 2007 (And Andreessen Horowitz Is the Winner)

Andreessen Horowitz alone raised $1.7 billion in 2014.<p>Flush with billions of freshly raised dollars, American venture capital firms are ready to invest in loads of shiny, new startup toys heading into 2015.<p>VCs raised $29.8 billion from 254 funds in 2014, the biggest annual fundraising haul for …

European Startups Heading to US: Brain-Drain or Jump-Start?

I was at a meeting recently with a European government official when I was asked, <i>is the US draining Europe’s tech talent and economy when startups</i> …

A reminder from Lockheed Martin that big data can be a slow process

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia Commons<p>I’m probably guilty of spending too much time talking to startups and web companies, to the point …

Switching channels

ONE of the most popular television shows in America this autumn is called “How to Get Away with Murder”, about a law professor and her students, who …

Qubell launches to be the enterprise PaaS that actually prospers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The fate of companies billing themselves as Platform as a Service has …