Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 910:

Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Google Here project enabling third parties to send proximity based Maps alerts via beacons was killed due to privacy concerns, doubts about demand   —  Google shut down a secret Google Maps project called ‘Google Here’  —  Google GOOG was set to launch a new product that added context to one of its most successful apps, Google Maps.
Sep 1, 2015, 8:30 AMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Qasar Younis, former Y Combinator graduate and creator of Talkbin which was acquired by Google in 2011, named Y Combinator COO   —  Meet Y Combinator's New COO  —  To appreciate the rapid growth at Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator, consider this: In 2009, it shepherded 42 startups through its boot camp.
Aug 26, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Hybrid cloud startup Velostrata comes out of stealth, announces $14M Series A from Norwest and Greylock   —  Startup Velostrata talks up a new take on hybrid cloud  —  Velostrata, a till-now stealthy startup, is starting to talk about its plan to make hybrid clouds—which mix private …
Aug 26, 2015, 6:45 PMIn context
Phil Wahba / Fortune:
Best Buy to sell Apple Watch in all 1,050 stores instead of planned 300 by October amid strong demand; will begin selling AppleCare this quarter   —  Best Buy deepens links to Apple, says watch has been a smash hit  —  Best Buy BBY continued its remarkable turnaround last quarter, with a big assist from Apple AAPL .
Aug 25, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Profile of PCH CEO Liam Casey, the supply chain expert of hardware manufacturing in China   —  Meet the tech industry's China fixer  —  His name isn't well-known in elite business circles, but in the tech hardware scene, Liam Casey is “the guy.”  He's the one you call for a factory connection …
Aug 25, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:
Intel and Oregon Health & Science University create a cloud-computing platform that helps cancer researchers securely analyze the genomic profiles of tumors   —  Intel shares more details about its cancer cloud  —  Intel shared a few more details on Wednesday about its plans to aid cancer research …
Aug 22, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Stacey Higginbotham / Fortune:
Meet Ring, the connected door bell company that just scored Richard Branson as an investor   —  Jamie Siminoff, CEO of Ring, a maker of a video doorbell, is proof that a missed connection isn't the worst thing that can happen to an entrepreneur.  —  Fourteen years ago he met Richard Branson …
Aug 19, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Jason Cipriani / Fortune:
Misfit partners with Speedo for latest Shine activity monitor   —  On Tuesday Misfit and Speedo announced the launch of a new partnership aimed at bringing the fitness tracking fad to the swimming pool.  —  The new $80 Speedo Shine wearable is worn on the wrist and capable of tracking …
Aug 18, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Outsourced Zirtual CFO: high employee turnover and lack of capital along with a business model that no longer made sense caused company's collapse   —  Zirtual's ‘outsourced CFO’ gives his side of the shutdown story  —  Ryan Keating knew why I had called.  —  “Yes, I'm the interim CFO in question.”
Aug 13, 2015, 9:15 PMIn context
Heather Clancy / Fortune:
Infor pays $675M for commerce platform GT Nexus, which handles order management for 25K firms   —  Cloud upstart Infor pays $675 million for commerce platform  —  Most companies rely on a complex network of supply chain partners to design, manufacture and deliver products.
Aug 11, 2015, 4:55 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Inclusive design isn't just polite - it's also good business  —  Microsoft exec Christina Chen talks inclusive design, apps for wearables and more.
Centrify:
Getting to the “Root” of Data Breaches  —  The scale of the data breaches that have been reported this is year is just simply massive — and all have one thing in common: compromised credentials.
Amazon Web Services:
Get free training and learn to run Microsoft Windows in the AWS cloud  —  The AWS cloud is optimized for running your Windows-based applications and workloads.  Visit us to learn more and get started.
Zoho:
Turn your crashes into solutions— Zoho Projects integrates with Crashlytics  —  If you are a business owner, you more than likely have an app or are planning to launch one in the future.
Startup Summit @dreamforce:
Startups: Think Big.  Think Dreamforce.  —  GO BIG.  Join Salesforce for a 2-day event for startups run in parallel with Dreamforce.  $300 for sessions, guidance + party.