97 companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration order

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies filed an amicus brief tonight voicing opposition to President Trump’s executive order on immigration on the grounds that it is discri

The barbell effect of machine learning

Machine learning will have a barbell effect on the technology landscape. On one hand, it will democratize basic intelligence through the commoditization and diffusion of services like image recognitio

Our 2016 Predictions For The IPO Market

2015 was not a good year for IPOs — it was actually the worst year for tech IPOs since the financial crisis in 2009. More and more startups are opting to remain private for longer periods of time. A

The 20 Best Unicorn Companies For Paying Software Engineers Top Dollar

We pulled together all 153 unicorns currently listed on the Crunchbase Unicorn Leaderboard and then matched them up with data provided by Glassdoor to give you the top 20 highest paying startup unicor

AppNexus Moves Back Into Video Ads With A New Product And A New Exec

AppNexus has become one of the big names in ad tech, but CEO Brian O'Kelley (pictured above) recalled that back in 2012, the company had to pull back in a major category — namely, video. While Ap

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

“I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors before closing a seed round last month. This might sound

Mobile Web Surfers Again Facing Unexpected Redirects To App Store, Native Apps

Remember the early days of web surfing? You'd be happily browsing through your favorite sites, clicking links - then, boom! - your screen was littered with pop-up advertisements! The problem became so

AppNexus Raises $25M From Ad Giant WPP

Ad tech company <a target="_blank" href="">AppNexus</a> announced early today that it has raised an additional $25 million in funding from ad holding company WPP. As part of the

AppNexus Raises $60M Round Valuing The Ad-Tech Company At $1.2B

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Google (Temporarily) Blocks AppNexus From Its Ad Exchange

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" />There was a big shakeup in the online advertising world last weekend: Google cut off <a href="http://

AppNexus Raises A Meaty $50 Million Series C For Realtime Ad Bidding Platform

<img src=""> Realtime ad bidding network <a href="">AppNexus</a> today announced that it raised $50 million in

What's Next In Online Advertising? Find Out At Disrupt.

<img src=""> Now that Apple has rolled out its very own mobile app advertising program, iAd --hey, better name than iPad, at leas