Google Research: Most Of The Time, The Smartphone You Search For Is The Smartphone You Buy

Google has just <a target="_blank" href="">posted</a> research findings on how certain factors affect the launch of

“In The Studio,” Fortune’s Dan Primack Dissects The State Of Venture Capital

"In the Studio" turns the corner into the winter months by welcoming a career finance journalist with a widely-read and often-cited daily email newsletter and, in my opinion, is the single best writer

30M Users Strong, Kik Tries To Preserve Messaging Simplicity While Adding Features With Kik Cards

Waterloo-based mobile messaging app Kik, while immensely successful in its category, faced a problem: once you've nailed cross-platform messaging, and added group features, where do you go from there?

Not To Be Outdone By Amazon, Google Reduces Its Cloud Storage Pricing For 2nd Time In A Week

This is competition at work: earlier this week, Google announced that it would reduce the price of its standard Google Cloud Storage by just a bit over 20%. Then, Amazon announced yesterday that it wo

Content Optimization Platform Scores Biggest Customer Yet With Reuters; Now On Track For Profitability By Q1 2013

<a target="_blank" href=""></a>, the content optimization platform for publishers <a href="

Amazon Web Services Launches Data Pipeline, An Orchestration Service For Data-Driven Workflows

Amazon Web Services announced AWS Data Pipeline at the re:Invent conference today. The new service is designed to help developers manage applications through a data driven process. With the Data Pi

iTunes — It Goes To 11. (In Design, If Not Performance.)

Yes, <a target="_blank" href="">that headline</a>. Obvious. But appropriate. Yes, after much delay (about a month), <a href="

Microsoft Finally Talks Surface Pro Pricing: 64GB For $899, 128GB For $999

Microsoft’s Windows RT-powered Surface has been… polarizing to say the least, leaving many a gadget fiend pondering the prospect of buying the more powerful Surface Pro instead. The Redmond-ba

Catch Up With Some Of Last Year’s Big Crunchies Winners, More Tickets Available NOW

A year is a long time, especially in the technology world. I can't even remember what I was doing at this particular time last year without looking at my foursquare check-in history...sad, I know. I d

Top 5 New Features In iTunes 11: iCloud Integration, New Interface, Up Next, And More

Apple just released long-awaited iTunes 11. After downloading, users should expect a totally redesigned version. In October, the company said that there would be a one-month delay. Little has changed

London’s Onefinestay Nabs Plum District VP Jackson Hull: File It Under ‘Silicon Valley Comes To London For The Realism’

London-based 'unhotel' startup, onefinestay, has bagged a West Coast exec as its CTO, convincing him and his family to relocate all the way from the Valley to rainy old London. Jackson Hull, the CTO i

Amazon Announces 2 New EC2 Instance Types: Cluster High Memory With 240GB RAM And High Storage With 48TB HDD Space

At Amazon's re: Invent developer conference in Las Vegas today, the company's chief technology officer Werner Vogels just announced that the company is launching two new large instance types for its E

Apple Releases iTunes 11, A Major Redesign That Focuses On The Media And Quiets The Noise

Apple's iTunes 11 officially launched to the public today, after an unveiling in September at the iPhone 5 special announcement event. Originally planned for an October release, iTunes 11 required a l

LivingSocial Confirms Layoffs: 400, All But A Couple Dozen In The U.S., 10% Of Workforce

It's not only Groupon that is <a href="">feeling the crunch</a> among da

Harnessing Music’s Technological Future

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Tim Westergren is founder and chief strategy officer of <a target="_blank" href="">Pandora</a>. </em> As Pandora’s listenership has achieved sig

Mobile Gifting Startup Sincerely Launches Sesame, An App For Sending Themed Gift Boxes From Your Phone

<a target="_blank" href="">Sincerely</a>, the company known for its mobile photo postcard and greeting card apps, is today expanding upon its vision to become a full-on mobile gift

Republicans Give SOPA Architect Power Over Science Committee. Goodbye, Geek Supporters

Just when you think that <a target="_blank" href="">Republicans are developing a respectable reputation on innovation</a>,

SearchMan Gives Developers At-A-Glance Info About Their Apps’ “Discoverability” With New Search Visibility Scores

The 500 Startups-backed app analytics firm <a target="_blank" href="">SearchMan</a> is debuting a new tool for mobile developers looking to quickly get a sense of how discovera

If You’re A Restaurant Owner, PerfectMenu is Probably Perfect for Your Online Menu Needs

Writing about billion-dollar valuations and companies flush with cash is certainly fun, entertaining, and hopefully enlightening, but it's always fun to come across a teeny-tiny startup solving a smal

FounderFuel Offers Up Silicon Valley Office Space And Cross-Pollination Opportunities For Canadian Startups

Montreal-based FounderFuel, one of Canada's leading startup accelerator programs, announced a new plan this week to provide access to free work space at Rocketspace or Plug Snd Play in SF and Silicon
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