Posted on: March 25, 2013 by Reuters News
Apple has acquired a Silicon Valley startup, WiFiSlam, which makes mapping applications for smart phones, writes Reuters. Apple confirmed the acquisition, but declined to give details.
Posted on: March 7, 2013 by Joanna Glasner
Politicians and the press have been talking a lot in recent months about improving prospects for the U.S. manufacturing sector and those it employs. But among venture capitalists, software still rules the day, probably now more than ever.
Posted on: February 14, 2013 by Connie Loizos
Samsung suddenly seems a lot like a boxer whose every punch at the world champion, Apple, is bringing it closer to a legitimate shot at the title. Samsung’s handsets are hot. Late last year, Samsung’s Galaxy S III became…
Posted on: February 11, 2013 by asormani
Check out the latest news links after the weekend including why the emerging markets are experiencing private equity growth pains; a look at the consolidation of the traditional VC industry and why Doughty Hanson has stopped investing in venture and real estate.
Posted on: February 4, 2013 by asormani
Find out what’s been happening over the weekend with the latest links including the latest on Mithril Capital’s first fund, 3i’s head of Asia operations leaving the firm and NEA to open a Boston office within six months.
Posted on: January 24, 2013 by asormani
This morning First Read brings you the latest on a Sequoia partner departure, those myths surrounding the Euro venture industry, an update on Indian private equity and why the million dollar club is a preferred investment stage for many VCs.
Posted on: December 13, 2012 by asormani
This morning take time out to find out more about Apple’s venture into TV, mortgage interest rates enjoying a 22 year low and which ugly stepchild of venture is having a glamour moment.
Posted on: October 24, 2012 by asormani
Take timeout this morning to find out about Blackstone’s penchant for hedge fund managers, the latest venture funding news and what an Apple Fusion Drive is.
Posted on: October 23, 2012 by Reuters News
Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8-inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with smaller tablets including Amazon.com Inc’s Kindle, but set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
Posted on: September 26, 2012 by asormani
Take time out with this morning’s First Read to find out why private equity can’t keep its powder dry, what all the controversy is over NY Pension fund’s investments and why it’s still doom and gloom for the Eurozone.