Venture funding, number of deals decline in 3Q (Update)
Funding for startups declined 12 percent in the July-September period as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals, according to a new report. Companies in the early stages of funding saw declines as investors stayed ...
OECD says IT sector resisting economic crisis
The information and communication technology (ICT) sector has resisted the economic crisis and is becoming a key infrastructure for the world's economy, the OECD said Thursday.
Business plan competitions may be key to job growth
A new study of high-tech startups that participated in the Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) shows that these entrepreneurs have a much higher rate of success than typical new ventures and are therefore more likely to ...
Can Tim Cook make Apple his own?
Tim Cook is no Steve Jobs - and so far, that hasn't been a problem for Apple Inc.
Silicon Valley isn't sharing Facebook's misery (Update)
Silicon Valley, it turns out, doesn't revolve around the stock prices of Facebook and its playful sidekick, Zynga.
Innovation trumped by copyright law
(Phys.org)—From Napster to iTunes to Pandora, the methods by which the public can obtain and share music have rapidly progressed.
Zuckerberg pledge boosts Facebook shares
Facebook shares got a 3 percent boost Wednesday after co-founder Mark Zuckerberg pledged to not sell any of his shares for another year.
Viddy aims to build a fan base as the Twitter for videos
During a recent appearance on the "Today" show, Justin Bieber was helping co-host Matt Lauer get up to date on the latest technology. "All you need to get is a Viddy account," the teen pop sensation said.
Tech firms begin to shift from Silicon Valley to San Francisco
Webster's defines a valley as "a stretch of low lands between hills or mountains." But for a growing number of tech entrepreneurs and workers, "Silicon Valley" is a squared-off patch surrounded by water, not mountain ranges.
US venture funding falls 12 percent in 2Q to $7B
(AP) Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the April-June period as U.S. venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier. But the number of companies getting funded in the earliest stages ...
Deals firm Living Social says no plans for IPO
Living Social, the number two US online deals firm, indicated Wednesday it had no immediate plans for an initial public offering, saying it had sufficient funds to expand its operations.
Facebook deflates any thought of new tech bubble
The horrendous stock market debut for Facebook suggests investors are not ready to jump in and create another tech bubble despite big expectations for social media, analysts say.
California leads green tech funding, reduces greenhouse emissions
California has had remarkable success in developing and deploying clean technology, using it to help fuel the state's economic rebound and drive its effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions, even as its population continues ...
Venture capital investments fall 19 percent in 1Q
(AP) -- Funding for startups fell 19 percent in the first three months of the year, as cautious venture capitalists funneled less money into fewer deals.