Secret, maker of a mobile app that lets people anonymously share information with friends, is set to raise almost $10 million of venture capital in a deal valuing the young startup at more than $40 million.
On Friday, Milk Music, a streaming radio app from Samsung, hit the Google Play app store, but since it's exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy devices, owners of other Android phones can't fire it up. Don’t fret, you aren’t missing much.
Deal-seeking entrepreneurs at the annual South By Southwest tech conference found the venue hosting another kind of pitching: hopefuls from around the region seeking to get on the ABC television show Shark Tank.
Twitter has long let its users speak their minds on its service, often calling itself the “free-speech wing of the free-speech party.” So one organization is taking it into its own hands to police certain “hate words” on the social network.
As Dorian Nakamoto, the man fingered by Newsweek as Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of bitcoin, was leading reporters around Los Angeles on a wild goose chase and giving his story to the AP, a message appeared on an Internet message board, which simply said "I am not Dorian Nakamoto."
Sony inked a deal Friday to sell its former headquarters and a nearby building for Y16.1 billion ($156 million), the latest in a round of asset sales to plug in losses from its flagging consumer electronics business.