Take-Two’s ‘Irrational Games’ Unit to Wind Down Studio – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIn a blog post written by co-founder Ken Levine, Irrational Games is being closed in favor of a smaller venture at Take-Two. Mr. Levine said his plan is … Read More

The Top 100 Venture Capitalists For 2013: The List By AlwaysOn

Who are the top 100 venture capitalists for 2013? The list compiled by the Silicon Valley publication AlwaysOn has a number of notable names, and all will be honored at … Read More

How Lenovo Built a Chinese Tech Giant – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina’s Lenovo Group Ltd., once known as Legend, grew from a tiny government-funded venture in the 1980s to a global powerhouse that last year became the No. 1 … Read More

San Francisco’s Income Gap Captures Wall Street Spotlight: Tech – Bloomberg

San Francisco’s Income Gap Captures Wall Street Spotlight: TechBloombergWhether it’s protesters targeting Twitter Inc. (TWTR)’s new San Francisco headquarters and Google Inc. (GOOG)’s buses or the criticism against these agitators … Read More

Verizon revenue climbs on strong mobile growth – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc reported on Tuesday its quarterly revenue grew 3.4 percent, slightly faster than analysts estimated, as it added more subscribers than expected at its … Read More

Time Warner sells NY HQ to Related venture – Crain’s New York Business

Time Warner sells NY HQ to Related ventureCrain’s New York Business(Bloomberg) — Time Warner Inc. sold its headquarters space at Time Warner Center in New York City’s Columbus Circle for … Read More

Google to make smart contact lenses – CNN

CNNIf successful, Google’s newest venture could help to eliminate one of the most painful and intrusive daily routines of diabetics. People with diabetes have difficulty controlling the level of sugar … Read More

Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort looks to reality TV for next venture – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJordan Belfort may currently be the lead character played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the film “Wolf of Wall Street,” but he’s got his sights set on reality … Read More

SpaceX to lease historic NASA launch pad – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMELBOURNE, Fla. — A historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad is poised to become a Falcon’s nest. NASA said Friday it had selected SpaceX, the operator of Falcon 9 … Read More

Bitcoin’s Biggest Investment: Coinbase Deposits $25 Million From Andreessen … – Forbes

ForbesIf you ever meet Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, ask him to hook you up with some Bitcoin. “I’ll give $5 worth of Bitcoin to anyone who asks to help … Read More

Chevron Ecuador: Steve Donziger Loses Keker & Van Nest Lawyers

Steve Donziger takes another giant hit in the fraudulent ‘Chevron Ecuador’ lawsuit, where Mr. Donziger has waged a decades long chase for billions of dollars on a foundation of false … Read More

Ecuador’s Fraudulent Chevron Asset Chase Stopped In Canada

Steven Donziger and his friends have faced another giant setback in their attempt to collect $19 billion via Chevron as part of Ecuador’s rulling against the American oil giant that … Read More

Maker Studios: YouTube Partner Lands $40 Million In Funding

Maker Studios and Awesomeness TV are two of a very small, but growing, group of YouTube Partners that are securing millions in venture funding for their video production efforts. According … Read More

Mitt Romney Is NOT A Venture Capitalist

GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney has called the work he did at Bain and Company that of a venture capitalist. The fact is that Mitt’s wrong and insulting venture capitalists … Read More

William Shatner On Star Trek Trekkers, His Movie “Get A Life,” And Discovery (Part One)

William Shatner (the original Captain Kirk of Star Trek) returned to Comic Con for the second straight year (Zennie62 trip sponsored by Tout.com), and in talking about his new movie … Read More

Can Hollywood Survive In The Digital Media Age? Rick Bolander Interview

The question “Can Hollywood Survive In The Digital Media Age?” is on the lips of many involved in the entertainment industry. I turned to Rick Bolander, Managing General Partner of … Read More

Social Media Ad Trust And TV Activity Trust Now Common Measure

“Social Media Ad Trust Grows; Old Media Ad Trust Shrinks?” That’s right. According to a number of sources, as more and more people go online trust in social media ads, … Read More

TechCrunch: The Crunchies – Delayed Thoughts

This years TechCrunch award program called “The Crunchies” was so vastly different from all of the others, it took me a full week, plus, to figure out what I was … Read More

Sarah Lacy Strikes Back Against TechCrunch With PandoDaily.com

TechCrunch Senior Editor Sarah Lacy, who I first met when she was hanging with then-Valleywag Editor Owen Thomas, is the first former TechCrunch staffer (there are a lot of them: … Read More

Anti-Michael Arrington TechCrunch Posts Show Insecurity

The news is all over that TechCrunch Founder and Editor Michael Arrington may step down from running the blog not just to operate a new venture capital fund, but because … Read More

Carol Bartz Fired, Yahoo! Up For Sale

Wow, what a bit of news on Tuesday, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, who was famous for telling off tech blogger-turning venture capitalist Michael Arrington at last year’s Tech Crunch Disrupt … Read More