China’s logistics robot maker VisionNav raises $76M at $500M valuation

Industrial robotics has in recent years become one of the hottest tech sectors in China as the country encourages the use of advanced technology to enhance efficiency on the production floor. VisionNa

Blackstone acquires tech publisher IDG for $1.3B, as private equity strikes again

It’s been a busy week for private equity, with Cloudera, Stack Overflow and FireEye coming off the board on Tuesday and Wednesday. Today Blackstone bought media and data company IDG for $1.3 bil

Famed VC Jim Breyer on finding the next Mark Zuckerberg (and much more)

Yesterday, at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, we caught up with Jim Breyer, renowned in Silicon Valley thanks to a decades-long track record of smart bets, most notably in Facebook. Breyer was th

China’s Top Mobile Ad Network, I-Media, Picks Up $20M From Kleiner Perkins, IDG

China is currently the largest mobile market in the world, and that is having a knock on effect on mobile investments into startups in the country: <a target="_blank" href="

App Store Analytics Startup App Annie Gets Backing From IDG, Preps Premium Service

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">App Annie</a>, a Hong Kong-based provider of app store analytics and marke

BizArk Launches Alibaba Rival, Boasts "Tens Of Millions Of Dollars" In Funding

<img src="" /> <a href="">BizArk</a>, a Chinese e-commerce company specialized in international trading solutions, has n

IDG Teams Up With Networked Insights To Sift Through Social Noise

<img src="" width="215" height="164" />For marketers, social networks offer a goldmine of data about to

SocialMedia Unveils New Interactive Ads, Scores IDG As Partner

<a href=""><img src="" width="215" height="71" /></a>Social interaction is one of the driving forces

The Industry Standard 2.0: Their Analysis, Your Predictions

The Industry Standard—the once high-flying, and then hardest-falling, magazine of the dotcom era—is relaunching today in a public beta, nearly seven years after the original media outlet went bank