Bill Ready, Braintree CEO, aims to change users' mobile buying experience by rolling out a one touch payments system on Braintree apps, which includes companies like OpenTable, Airbnb and Uber.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.
Amit Kumar, Yahoo small business head, discusses "Yahoo Stores," a next generation, e-commerce platform designed to help anyone build a successful online business.
Manuel Henriquez, Hercules Technology Growth Capital CEO, discusses the funding dilemmas facing start-ups and the financing of venture backed companies.
Could bitcoin be a safe haven for deprecating currencies in the emerging world? Wences Casares, Xapo founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on the legitimacy of the currency.
Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.
Cankut Durgun, co-founder of Aslanoba Capital, discusses the prospects for technology entrepreneurs in Turkey.
Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.
John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.
Struggling to snag a dinner reservation in the Hamptons this weekend? Fret not! Uber is here to help.
Ever wanted your face on a marshmallow? James Middleton and Andy Bell, co-founders of Boomf, discuss how their business of creating custom marshmallows is being met with "enthusiasm".
Lyft and Uber will allow its members to opt into carpooling with people who are taking similar routes in return for a significant discount, re/code.
The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.
UBeam's technology makes it possible for a device to move freely around a room, in a pocket or purse, while constantly charging, NYT reports.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Felicis Ventures is trying a new tack in the hypercompetitive world of funding startup companies: It is raising a new fund that will always vote alongside the founders of the company it backs. The venture company announced on Tuesday that it had raised $96 million for the new fund, its fourth.
Celebrating national start-up day across America, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R- Calif.), and Rep. Jared Polis, (D-Colo.), discuss their campaign to raise awareness for entrepreneurs and small start-up businesses.
Keith McCarty, Eaze founder & CEO, discuss his on-demand health care delivery technology that will automate patient verification and driver dispatch to hand deliver marijuana.
IMMEDIA co-founder Don Shulsinger explains how the Internet of Things is transforming daily life.
Jon Reynolds, CEO of Swiftkey, discusses the U.K. start-up scene and says that global investors are starting to look at the U.K. for future opportunities.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, discusses the Yahoo's growth potential and shares his thoughts on Yelp's platform. Levchin also discusses valuations in today's marketplace.