Atomico Ventures, the investment fund of  Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstr¶m, just made a seed investment of $500,000 in Fashiolista, an online fashion... read more »
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Federal prosecutors charged five Silicon Valley workers with illegal insider trading today, alleging that they used information they obtained about te... read more »
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500 Startups, the early-stage firm founded by iconoclastic investor Dave McClure, is getting into the startup incubation business with its new 500 Sta... read more »
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Lockerz, a social shopping site aimed at users between 13 to 30, announced that it&'s making its first move into the mobile world today with the launc... read more »
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Popular check-in application Foursquare is facing a problem that has long bedeviled social networks &8212' spurious friend requests. And it&'s dealing... read more »
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It is 25 degrees here in NY and I feel like a wuss. We California people aren&'t cut out for the weather out here. I&'ve got thermal underwear (top &a... read more »
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Today&'s funding announcements include companies focused on social media, augmented reality and product management:Vitrue grabs $17M to help business... read more »
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Square took another step toward simplifying the credit card payment process today by getting rid of its 15-cent transaction fee. That means businesses... read more »
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For the last few days we&'ve been getting a series of increasingly loopy emails from a startup in Sweden asking us to write about their launch. (See p... read more »
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The press has been speculating since the middle of last year about a new social networking product from Google &8212' its big attempt to compete with ... read more »
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Since 2007‚ Google Street View, in an effort to‚ śto organize the world™s information and make it universally accessible and usefulť has visually cap... read more »
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The music industry lawyers just put another notch on their wall. After ten years of existence, peer-to-peer music sharing service LimeWire is joinin... read more »
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As promised, my guest on Ask a VC this week is James Chan of Neoteny Labs, an early stage Singaporean investment firm. Chan isn&'t some banker-fied ex... read more »
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Ireland has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons, starring in a soap opera of EU intrigue and enforced bank bailouts. Watching my home co... read more »
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Call it Kinectification. Microsoft said today that its video-game business grew dramatically thanks to sales of its Kinect motion-sensing system.The E... read more »
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Cleantech had a record year in drawing in venture capital in 2010, with $7.8 billion invested globally, according to a new report from the Cleantech G... read more »
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Okay, readers, here&'s our holiday gift to you. Come see the coolest movie of the season, TRON LEGACY, with us in New York City or San Francisco on ... read more »
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Back in the old days ”‚ say, 2004 or so‚ ”‚ the only way to get computer games was from retail outlets. Then Valve&'s digital distribution platform S... read more »
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śMeet the new boss same as the old bossť -The Who ś™Cause hustlers hit the block when police change shifts New York, California different toilet, sam... read more »
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SolarCity has expanded again.For the second time this year, the residential solar company has made an acquisition to expand its business on the East C... read more »
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