• MobileIron Drops 6% After Beating On Revenue And Profit In Q2

    MobileIron Drops 6% After Beating On Revenue And Profit In Q2

    After reporting an earnings beat earlier today, shares of mobile device management firm MobileIron fell roughly 6 percent during regular trading. The firm reported $34.8 million in revenue, resulting in an adjusted loss of $0.25 per share. Investors had expected $33.68 million in revenue, and adjusted profit of negative $0.27 per share. The firm beat on both revenue and profit. Read More

  • LinkedIn Beats Analyst Estimates With $712M In Q2 Revenue

    LinkedIn Beats Analyst Estimates With $712M In Q2 Revenue

    LinkedIn’s earnings today beat analyst expectations in dramatic fashion, sending the stock up as much as 14 percent in extended trading after it released its second-quarter results. The company reported earnings of 55 cents per share and revenue of $712 million. Analysts estimated that the company would bring in 30 cents per share on $680.3 million in revenue. However, the company… Read More

  • ScopeAR Beams An Expert To You Through Augmented Reality

    ScopeAR Beams An Expert To You Through Augmented Reality

    Everyone needs an expert sometimes; a helping hand to point you in the right direction so you can get the job done. Maybe you’re a mechanic working on an exotic car. You know everything there is to know about cars in general — but only a handful of people really know this car. Alas, they’re all on the other side of the planet. Read More

  • NewSchools Venture Fund Launches An Ed Tech Accelerator With A Focus on Science Learning

    NewSchools Venture Fund Launches An Ed Tech Accelerator With A Focus on Science Learning

    NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy organization that has backed more than 400 charter schools and educational technology for more than 15 years, has just opened a new startup accelerator with an initial focus on science. They’re offering $1.5 million in grants, and their first project is a Science Learning Challenge. That’s for companies and nonprofits that are… Read More

  • KPCB’s John Doerr Is Coming To Disrupt SF

    KPCB’s John Doerr Is Coming To Disrupt SF

    John Doerr joined the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers 25 years ago, but it didn’t take him nearly so long to cement his status as a legend in the industry. Doerr’s career in tech began in 1974 at the chipmaker Intel, where he held roles in engineering, marketing, management and sales. He later founded a software company called Silicon Compilers and… Read More

  • Fashion Startup Everlane Arrives On Mobile With An App Catering To Its Biggest Fans

    Fashion Startup Everlane Arrives On Mobile With An App Catering To Its Biggest Fans

    Everlane, the fashion shopping site focused on selling high-quality apparel at lower prices than traditional designer retail, has today made the move to mobile. The company has now launched its first native smartphone application with the launch of Everlane on iOS, which allows shoppers to browse and buy its luxury items right from their phone. Read More

  • YC-Backed Ironclad Is An Automated Legal Assistant For Companies

    YC-Backed Ironclad Is An Automated Legal Assistant For Companies

    Launching out of the latest YC class, Ironclad is an automated service to help companies draft, organize and execute common legal paperwork. Expensive legal bills are often an unwelcome reality for young startups. Lawyers charge hundreds of dollars an hour, but are often a company’s only option for correctly preparing things like financial documents and sales contracts. Read More

  • “UAVbnb” DroneBase Is DJI And Accel’s First SkyFund Investment

    “UAVbnb” DroneBase Is DJI And Accel’s First SkyFund Investment

    Drone manufacturing king DJI has a plot to expand its unmanned aerial empire. It’s teamed up with prestigious VC Accel to launch the $10 million SkyFund, which invests in companies expanding the drone market — and DJI’s sizable slice of it. Today SkyFund revealed to me that its first investment goes to DroneBase, which lets any business rent a drone and pilot. Read More

  • Facebook Won’t Be An ISP, But Built An Internet-Shooting Drone For Carriers

    Facebook Won’t Be An ISP, But Built An Internet-Shooting Drone For Carriers

    Facebook today detailed plans for its solar-powered, laser-connected, Internet-beaming Aquila drones, but confirmed it’s not going to compete with Internet Service Providers. “Our intention is not to be an operator” Facebook’s VP of engineering Jay Parikh told an assembly of reporters. “We’re not going to be ‘Facebook ISP.'” Read More

  • Is Your City Lazy? Human Knows

    Is Your City Lazy? Human Knows

    Activity apps are all the rage right now thanks in part to any number of smartwatches and bands you can wear, as well as Apple’s HealthKit initiative. There’s a lot of activity going on out there, and we’re finally tracking the data that goes along with it. Read More

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