Rosana Vazquez

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Tinder co-founder says company is aiming to monetize and wants to be a “meeting app”

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Tinder<p>It’s no secret that geolocation-based dating app Tinder has become the buzziest in what is estimated to be the …

Scout adds crowdsourced incident reporting to nav apps

The latest update to this navigation app helps users find fun things to do, share those things with friends, and avoid traffic along the way.<p>Telenav's Scout GPS Navigation & Traffic borrows a bit from Waze and Trapster's books with the addition of crowdsourced incident reporting in the newest …

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Analysts: Google cloud revenue hit $200M last quarter and will keep expanding

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Google (s goog) has been hitting the right notes to entice more developers, companies and enterprises to …

AT&T Acquires Leap Wireless for $1.19 Billion

AT&T has announced a deal to purchase prepaid carrier Leap Wireless for $15 a share. The arrangement will include continuation of Leap’s Cricket brand.<p>Leap had roughly 5 million subscribers. Rumors of the deal first surfaced over a year ago.<p>AT&T appears to be paying quite a premium for the …

Samsung launches Silicon Valley incubator

Last night, Samsung opened the doors of its latest digs: a startup and entrepreneurship incubator/accelerator nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>Located on the storied University Avenue in Palo Alto, the incubator is housed in the historic Varsity movie theatre.<p>It will be part of Samsung’s Open …

Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

The Powerful 'Open Data for Africa' Platform Fully Rolled Out

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it has completed the last phase of deploying its Open Data for Africa platform across the continent following deployments in Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São …

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Advertisement<p>42 Comments<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely …

Take a Trip Down Music-Startup Memory Lane. Don’t Trip on All the Craters.

Thanks to Jason Herskowitz for popping this into my feed this morning: A collection of digital music companies’ logos, circa 2007. It comes from …

Kara Swisher

Rating The Venture Capitalists

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.</i><p>For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who …