Sunil Krishnan

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How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse

MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 …

Stock Markets

How to get the same stock-market returns with half the risk

Don’t go overboard when deciding how much of your portfolio to put into stocks.<p>That advice is particularly timely now, as memories fade of the …

Need a small business idea? Find a niche, fill it

NEW YORK (AP) — Jumping on the latest hot trend seems like a sure-fire way to strike entrepreneurial gold. But while yoga studios and gluten-free bakeries may be popular, investors and business consultants say take a broader view.<p>Trends in society, including changing demographics and technology are …

'The Internet Of Things' Will Change Everything About The Global Consumer Economy

Startups specialized in home automation, established consumer electronics giants, and large Silicon Valley-based tech companies are all poised for a huge battle over this new consumer space, sometimes also referred to as the "Connected Life" market.<p>In a new report from BI Intelligence, we examine …

\’I had a farm in Omaha\’: Warren Buffett dishes out investment advice

How to Navigate Healthcare Options During Your Job Search

Whether you’re a recent grad who’s never had to navigate the insurance conundrum before, or a parent with a family to cover, finding good health …

TV antenna maker Mohu targets cord cutters with new Channels device

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Mohu, best known for its Mohu Leaf TV antenna, is introducing a new device that combines over-the-air TV with online video …

The next big step for cellular networks isn’t 5G. It’s the cloud

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>At Mobile World Congress next week we’re going to hear a lot about 5G, that amorphous term for the …

42, An Online Platform Bringing Big Data To Brick-And-Mortar Retailers, Makes Its Debut

Y Combinator-backed online retailer platform and former TechCrunch Disrupt participant, 42, is today making its official debut. The company, founded only a year ago, is working to turn raw point-of-sale data into actionable insights for brick-and-mortar businesses that can help them boost their …

When Founders And Investors Split Over An Acquisition Offer

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tomio Geron is head of content at startup</i> <i>Exitround</i><i>. This is part of a series of posts on the tech M&A market. Follow him on Twitter @tomiogeron.</i><p>For one founder who recently sold his startup, it was the culmination of a long journey. At the same time, the founder, who spoke to me on …

Mobile App Growth Is Now In DECLINE

For those of you who believe the mobile economy is still in gold rush/bubble territory — an industry whose greatest growth years are in front of it — think again.<p>Flurry, one of the larger mobile ad companies, measured device activations and app download traffic over Christmas and discovered that …

5 lessons we learned about data science in 2013

Most people know what marketing executives do every day. They try to catch people’s attention through email, ads, tweets, and press releases. As for data scientists, well, their work is not nearly as well understood.<p>That’s been slowly changing this year as companies slowly loosen up about letting …

Wake up, retailers: Amazon’s seven-day shipping means you need to regroup. Now

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / Patricia Curi<p>Not to be content with creating the showrooming movement, Amazon recently announced it will …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.<p>Yet the true impact begins not with invention, but adoption. That’s when the second and …

These 3 trends will drive enterprise software development in 2014

<i>Himanshu Sareen is CEO of Icreon Tech, a global software development firm.</i><p>It’s hard to believe it, but 2013 is on its last legs. The year has been eventful to say the least in the world of enterprise technology. Businesses of all shapes and sizes, from mid-sized corporations to Fortune 1000 …

Inside India’s Aadhar, The World’s Biggest Biometrics Database

India’s Unique Identification project, also known as Aadhar, earlier this week finished capturing demographic and biometric data of over half a billion residents–the largest biometric project of its kind currently in the world.<p>It’s been a multi-year effort not without its critics among privacy and …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Even as Stock Soars, a Not-So-Glamorous Magazine Close-Up of Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

The many splashy photos of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are there, as are the complimentary pull-quotes (“She’s … single-handedly transformed the culture …

This Landmark Study Could Reveal How The Web Discriminates Against You

Privacy advocates have long argued that the commercialization of our online data is a worrying trend, but it’s been hard to explain why because the companies who track much of what we do operate in obscurity. That could change now that researchers at Princeton University and Belgium’s KU Leuven …

We Need to Know More About What Startups Do with Our Data

Earlier today we reported on an apparent security problem with trivia app QuizUp that saw users’ contact data sent in plain text. Developer Plain Vanilla blamed a fault with third-party software that has now apparently been fixed, but the episode highlighted an important issue – we don’t know …

Sizing New Markets -- Five Solutions and Four Traps

Imagine the “Wow!” when someone first sees a flexible display screen. Tablet computers that can roll up into tiny scrolls, a comfortable “smart watch” – the potential applications abound. It is no surprise that Samsung and LG are rushing to monetize their current positions as the only companies …

MakerBot + RaspberryPi + Google Chrome = HappyMaker!

We recently acquired a MakerBot Replicator 2 here at Truth Labs. He is affectionately known as Arnold of Villanova II (Arnold for short). In the maker spirit, we rolled our own chrome extension to let us know what Arnold is up to. We used some cool tech – s3g Protocol, Raspberry Pi, Node.js and of …

15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use

Whether you have a tech question or a fashion concern, there's probably an existing app that can help you out.<p>But frankly, with all the apps out …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - DVA

In trading on Friday, shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE: DVA) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $59.26, changing hands as high as $59.35 per share. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc shares are currently trading up about 0.4% on the day. The chart below shows the one year …

Aluminum Corp of China Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for ACH

In trading on Friday, shares of Aluminum Corp of China Ltd. (NYSE: ACH) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $9.30, changing hands as high as $9.34 per share. Aluminum Corp of China Ltd. shares are currently trading up about 5.1% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance …

STO Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Friday, shares of Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $23.09, changing hands as high as $23.17 per share. Statoil ASA shares are currently trading up about 1.4% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of STO shares, versus its 200 …