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Aereo’s CEO calls for users to protest the Supreme Court

Above: Aereo’s service is dead, but the startup doesn’t want to rest in peace. Image Credit: Illustration by Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat From every angle, Aereo’s streaming service is finished. The Supreme Court served it a death notice last week. A few days later, the firm terminated its service “temporarily.” But Aereo chief Chet Kanojia still wants users to fight back. In a public statement, Kanojia asks ... Read More »

Twitter’s CFO departs, replaced by former Goldman Sachs & NFL executive Anthony Noto

Twitter’s chief financial officer Mike Gupta has stepped down from his role. Twitter announced in a public filing today that former Goldman Sachs executive and NFL CFO Anthony Noto will take Gupta’s role at the company. Gupta will remain at Twitter, Re/Code reports, serving as the SVP of strategic investments. The change was reportedly prompted by internal dissatisfaction with Gupta’s progress in monetizing the social ... Read More »

5 of the best smart calendar apps for your iPhone

How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat’s 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. Register now and save $200! Apple revealed some amazing upcoming productivity features at its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month — features that move users seamlessly between OS X and ... Read More »

Sleepy Giant and Ninja Metrics team up on game analytics and mobile backend services

Above: Ninja Metrics Katana service Image Credit: Ninja Metrics Sleepy Giant and Ninja Metrics are forming an alliance that will make it easier for game developers to run their mobile games and make money from them. The combination is another example of the force for consolidation in mobile-game services as customers say they want more cohesion among the fragmented service ... Read More »

MediaTek Chooses Red Bend FOTA Software to Update #Wearables

Check out our press release hub, powered by Business Wire. It’s a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop here. WALTHAM, Mass. & TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 1, 2014– Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management with more than 2 billion Red Bend-Enabled™ devices deployed, announced today that ... Read More »

Uber cuts courier prices & expands, now handles ‘thousands of deliveries’ per week

Above: Promotional image for Uber’s UberRush courier service Nearly three months after launching its “UberRUSH” courier service in New York, Uber has quietly cut prices and expanded the initiative beyond Manhattan. In an update on its blog, Uber shares that it now offers flat rate deliveries to “Brooklyn or Queens.” And in an email to spurn adoption, Uber announced price cuts ranging between 20 ... Read More »

Tinder lawsuit alleges a horrific story of sexual harassment and sex discrimination

Above: An alleged text message between Tinder’s former VP of marketing and Tinder’s CMO Justin Mateen Image Credit: Whitney Wolfe lawsuit against Tinder Tinder’s former VP of marketing, Whitney Wolfe, has filed a lawsuit against the company for the “sexual harassment and sex discrimination” she faced before she was allegedly forced out of the company and stripped of her cofounder status. ... Read More »

Google announces end of Quickoffice app

Google will pull Quickoffice from app stores over the coming weeks, it’s been announced. The free app, which serves to allow Microsoft Office document viewing and editing on mobile devices, has only been available on Android and iPhone for a little over a year. Meanwhile, Google removed its £15 pro price back in September. However, in a small post on ... Read More »

How WebRTC is changing the way we connect with businesses

Today there is a new open standard for real-time communications, and it has the potential to change the way we connect with businesses as email once did. WebRTC, an API definition authored by Google and now being drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium, allows for plugin-free, peer-to-peer audio, video, and data transfer between browsers. For the non-technical, let’s walk ... Read More »