Archive Technology: Money & Startups

  • Instagram's new privacy changes could have you starring in an advertisement without knowing it.

  • What's the Best Smartphone in an Emergency?

    Research In Motion has lost a contract dispute over the use of Nokia patents.

  • Morgan Stanley’s Doom Scenario: Major Recession in 2013

    Two weeks after his first post election meeting with CEOs, President Barack Obama is bringing another group of chief executives to the executive mansion, and this time it will include one of the highest ranking CEOs on Wall Street: Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs.

  • Hey NYC Techies, Here's Your Shot at Reality Stardom

    Randi Zuckerberg's start-up reality TV show brought reality stardom to Silicon Valley and now Zuckerberg wants to bring that same fame to the Big Apple.

  • Ericsson Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement

    Ericsson, the world's biggest telecom network equipment maker, said on Tuesday it had filed a suit in the United States against Samsung Electronics for patent infringement.

  • Here's the Sale Shopping Site the Winklevoss Twins Are Backing

    The Winklevoss twins' are betting on a start-up that makes deal hunting a breeze for consumers.

  • Will Artspace Be the Art World’s

    The co-founders of think an online fine arts marketplace can be a $10 billion to $15 billion business.

  • Bad News for Videogame Industry: Players Going Mobile

    The holiday shopping season is always a crucial one for the videogame industry. But this year the explosion of the number of mobile devices and tablets is changing the game.

  • Analysts Had Questioned Autonomy’s Accounting Years Ago

    The accounting problems at Autonomy were hard to miss, noted short-sell Jim Chanos told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday, and HP should have seen them.

  • Instagram Beware, Photo-Filtering for Twitter Is Here

    Move aside Facebook and Instagram, filters for Twitter photos have arrived.

  • Hewlett-Packard Walloped by Charge Relating to Fraud

    Let's take a look at three of HP's main businesses as we think about whether they'll really rebound in fiscal 2014 the way management is projecting.

  • Why Paying Up for YES Network Makes Sense for News Corp.

    As expected, News Corp. is acquiring a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, known as the YES Network.

  • Scientists Find Cheaper Way to Ensure Internet Security

    The new technique will first be used in national security communications, but ultimately will help protect all information transmitted on the Internet.

  • Twitter Sees a Surge in Retailer Activity

    We're heading into the most important holiday season ever for Twitter. This year three times the retailers are using the service as did last year.

  • Retailers Are Hoping for a Pinterest Holiday

    This holiday shopping season will mark a turning point for Pinterest. It’s actively trying to help brands cash in. And this all-important shopping season companies are increasingly using it to drive online sales.

  • Disruptions: A $1 Billion Start-Up Might Not Be So Fun

    Being in the Billion-Dollar Club limits how, and if, a start-up can get out. For one thing, when you’re the most expensive product on the shelf, very few companies can afford to buy you.

  • The Tablet Market Grows Cluttered

    Holiday shoppers with a tablet computer on their gift list this year might be forgiven for feeling a bit overwhelmed. This year, it's no so simple to make a choice.

  • What's Behind the Tech Rally? Not Just Apple

    Mining the boom in data for new insights and undiscovered relationships has created demand for new software and solutions and both major tech companies and start-ups are looking to take advantage of the emerging trend.

  • 'Twilight' Does It Again: A Record-Breaking Final Bow

    The fifth and final film in the franchise grossed an estimated $30.4 million from Thursday night and midnight shows in North America.

  • Viacom Beats Expectations, Pushes to Tackle DVR Issue

    Viacom shares traded higher on Wednesday after the media giant reported better-than-expected earnings, on lower costs. But one problem plaguing the company is a drop in ratings thanks, in part, to DVR viewing.