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Too Big to Eat

James Moore | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
James Moore

As the Internet of Things expands and more physical objects are connected to the web, there will also be an even greater demand for manufacturing of those products, and a need to make people more efficient in their creation.

Are You All A-Twitter?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

The entire value proposition of Twitter is about vanity. And self-aggrandizement. And narcissism. There's nothing else there. "LOOK at me!" is what the investors invested in.

#StartupCityNYC: Fred Wilson for Mayor?

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York
Manoush Zomorodi

As anyone who attends tech conferences knows, Fred Wilson isn't the kind of godfather who sits in a back room, plotting his next hit -- he is out, front and center, explaining how he thinks the momentum of the city's tech economy can be sustained and grow.

May the Web Browser Rest in Peace

John Pavley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I would like to see something new and better than 20-year-old hacked together ideas with which to browse the massive, unstructured, and nearly endless ocean of content that is our contemporary World Wide Web. The web browser and its core feature set have become a straight jacket on innovation and is holding us back.

Bubble? What Bubble?

Reuters | Sarah McBride | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Far from experiencing a bubble, Silicon Valley has been in the throes of a "technology depre...

TechScape: Steve Jurvetson ... Not Your Garden Variety Venture Capitalist

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

This gregarious technologist has a number of significant previous tech employers to his name as well as broad an understanding of IT as anyone I've ever encountered.

The Irony of the Social Media Era: It Was Created By the World's Least Social People

Sarah Lacy | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology
Sarah Lacy

After one particularly awful question, Zuckerberg broke down like a cartoon robot that simply could not compute. His eyes darted from place to place. He furrowed his brow and looked up after several moments of silence. 404 error. I had crashed Mark Zuckerberg.

Aaron Levie and Box: Thinking Outside Of It

Bill_Robinson | Posted 03.11.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Aaron Levie was a student at USC in 2005, when he started his company Box.net from his dorm room with Dylan Smith. It almost sounds commonplace, after all Michael Dell and countless others did the same thing, right? Wrong. It's not as commonplace as you might think.

What Makes a Good Venture Capitalist?

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 11.22.2011 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

Michael Arrington, editor of the popular tech startup news site, TechCrunch has decided to shift gears and become a venture capitalist (VC). Debates...

Former Google CEO, Facebook President Back New Business

Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

A high-profile roster of moguls in the tech and media industry are investing in a merchant bank, Raine, according to the Financial Times. The FT repo...

The Top Tech Investors Of 2011

Forbes | Posted 06.07.2011 | Technology

Much has changed in two years, when Forbes last published its list of top venture capitalists. Secondary markets surfaced. Founders dragged their feet...

Mark Andreessen's Venture Fund Nears $1 Billion

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. — A venture capital fund run by Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreessen and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, has...

Yes, We Can...Reinvent Ourselves

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the sixth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

RockMelt: A 'Social' Web Browser

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — The Web has changed a lot since Marc Andreessen revolutionized the Internet with the introduction of his Netscape browser in the...

kaChing: New Start-Up Recasts Mutual Fund Industry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In 2008, Daniel Carroll, now 27, founded kaChing, an online investing community where more than 400,000 members try to sharpen their investing skills ...

Ning Raises $15 Million More At $750 Million Valuation

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a quiet fundraising effort, Ning has raised $15 million more, a round that is valuing the social networking start-up at an eye-popping $750 million...

Marc Andreessen Launches Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Having built and sold two technology startups for a combined $11.7 billion, Marc Andreessen is ready to take a stab at, well, fi...

Google Addresses Charges It Has Too Much Power

New Yorker | Ken Auletta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In June, 2006, Sergey Brin, one of the co-founders of Google, went to Washington, D.C., hoping to create a little good will. Google was something of a...