Tech Deals


Dave Morin of Path spoke during the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York last year.

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Dave Morin of Path spoke during the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York last year.

E-Mail From Path’s Dave Morin? You’ve Got Money

Last year, Dom Leca received an unexpected message. The French software developer was contacted by an investor from San Francisco who was eager to share his cash and ideas to improve Leca’s e-mail application, Sparrow. “I didn’t know Dave at...

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Motorola Vice President John F. Mitchell shows off the DynaTAC portable radio telephone in New York City in 1973.

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Motorola Vice President John F. Mitchell shows off the DynaTAC portable radio telephone in New York City in 1973.

Motorola’s History Lesson for Google

(This blog was corrected. An earlier version misattributed a comment in the 16th paragraph.) With Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility now complete, a saga that Brad Stone and I explored in this week’s issue of Businessweek, a closer look at...

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Jintronix is a startup that sees Kinect as a way to help rehabilitate patients who have suffered strokes or spinal cord injuries.

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Jintronix is a startup that sees Kinect as a way to help rehabilitate patients who have suffered strokes or spinal cord injuries.

Startups Try to Help Microsoft’s Kinect Grow Up Beyond Gaming

Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensor lets gamers wield a light saber or slice falling fruit ninja-style, but Jintronix sees a more serious use — rehabilitating patients who have suffered a stroke or spinal cord injury. Jintronix is among 11 startups housed...

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

Remember When Ross Levinsohn Refused to Buy Facebook?

“We are certainly not paying $2 billion for Facebook.” Those words were uttered on March 30, 2006 by the person who was then president of News Corp.’s Fox Interactive unit. His name: Ross Levinsohn. Yes, the same Ross Levinsohn who...

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Having Facebook fatigue?

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Having Facebook fatigue?

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook, and Yes, More Facebook

Having Facebook fatigue? Hang in there, for at least one more day. To help you navigate the seemingly infinite amount of content out there, here are links to Bloomberg’s latest and greatest stories, blogs and multimedia. You’re welcome. Finally, Facebook...

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Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

facebookipodayclosingprice.com

Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

Coder Heeds Call, Pumps Out Site Predicting Facebook’s Closing Price

When prominent investor Chris Sacca asked on Twitter for someone to “please make http://facebookipodayclosingprice.com,” James Proud answered the call. The 20-year-old registered the domain name and immediately began coding a site that aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on...

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

Instagram Deal Rises by 17% With Facebook’s IPO Pricing

As if the $1 billion Instagram received for selling its photo-sharing app to Facebook wasn’t enough, the deal’s value has increased by 17 percent in the six weeks since it was announced. On April 9, Facebook agreed to pay $300...

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Some 71 percent of those polled by WhisperNumber.com said they wouldn’t consider Facebook’s stock as a long-term investment.

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Some 71 percent of those polled by WhisperNumber.com said they wouldn’t consider Facebook’s stock as a long-term investment.

Poll: Investors Don’t See Facebook As Good Investment Post-IPO

Facebook may be one of the most anticipated IPOs, but not so with the investment public. More than 70 percent of those surveyed by WhisperNumber.com last week said they wouldn’t buy the social-networking site’s shares after its initial public offering....

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