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Square Launches New App Marketplace Square Launches New App Marketplace

Square just announced the launch of Square App Marketplace, which is basically what it sounds like – a place for sellers to discover business apps that sync with Square accounts. “With this addition to our service, sellers can easily discover …

Google Ventures Posts Interview With Biz Stone Google Ventures Posts Interview With Biz Stone

Google Ventures has released a new video interview with Christopher Stone (conducted by partner, Digg founder, and noted raccoon thrower Kevin Rose). Stone, better known by his nickname Biz, is the co-founder of Twitter, as well as the CEO and …

Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue $1.09 Billion Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue $1.09 Billion

Yahoo just released its earnings report for the third quarter. Revenue was $1.09 billion with earnings per share at $0.52. The company’s results were well above Wall Street expectations. “We had a good, solid third quarter. We delivered $1.094 billion …

Yelp Adds Hotel, Winery Bookings To Platform Yelp Adds Hotel, Winery Bookings To Platform

Last year, Yelp launched Yelp Platform, which enables businesses to accept orders and bookings from users right through Yelp itself. It started with restaurants. Earlier this year, Yelp added spas and salons. On Tuesday, the company announced support for hotels …

Google Announces Firebase Acquisition Google Announces Firebase Acquisition

Google announced that it has acquired Firebase, adding its team to its own Google Cloud Platform team. The startup has developed wasy to make it easier for developers to build mobile and web apps that store and sync data in …

Square is Testing ‘Square Payroll’ With California Businesses Square is Testing ‘Square Payroll’ With California Businesses

Square is testing a new payroll product for small and medium-sized businesses. It’s called Square Payroll, and is currently in private beta in California. Re/code was first to report on the test, but Square has plenty of information about the …

iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach

If you’re looking to get your hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before the holiday season is in full swing, you may want to order one sooner rather than later – especially if it’s the iPhone …

Tinder Is Finally Going to Try to Make Some Money Tinder Is Finally Going to Try to Make Some Money

Though swipe left / swipe right dating app Tinder is growing in popularity (it’s currently in the top 25 free apps in the App Store), the company currently has no monetization strategy. In other words, Tinder is completely free and …

Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $42.1 Billion Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $42.1 Billion

Apple just announced its earnings for its fiscal 2014 Q4. This includes revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. That’s compared to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 …

Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board of Directors Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board of Directors

Marc Andreessen announced he is resigning from eBay’s board of directors as the company prepares to split into two separate entities: eBay and PayPal. Andreessen has been on the board for six years. He joined in September of 2008. He …

IBM To Get Rid Of Semiconductor Business IBM To Get Rid Of Semiconductor Business

IBM announced an agreement with Globalfoundaries that will see the latter acquire IBM’s commercial semiconductor business, including intellectual property, personnel, and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics.The deal will also see Globalfoundaries become IBM’s exclusive server processor semiconductor technology provider for …

Netflix Announces New Original Series ‘Between’ Netflix Announces New Original Series ‘Between’

Netflix, along with Canadian TV provider City and subscription video service shomi (a joint venture between Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications), announced a new partnership and original “survival thriller” drama series called Between. The companies say the deal is the …

AmazonFresh Heads To New York City AmazonFresh Heads To New York City

Amazon is launching its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh in New York on Friday, according to a report from Re/code, which previously reported that the launch was coming this month. Amazon first introduced the service in Seattle last year, before expanding …

72% Of NYC Airbnb Are Illegal, Says Attorney General 72% Of NYC Airbnb Are Illegal, Says Attorney General

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a report documenting what it says is “widespread illegality” across Airbnb’s New York City listings. It says evidence indicates that nearly three quarters (72%) of listings in the city violate the law. Of …

Google Launches .SOY, Its First U.S. TLD Google Launches .SOY, Its First U.S. TLD

Google announced the launch of its first US top-level domain – .SOY. The company is targeting a U.S. Hispanic audience, saying the TLD “opens up a new place on the web for everyone to celebrate Hispanic culture – regardless of …

Google Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20% Google Earnings Released, Revenue Up 20%

Google just released its earnings for the third quarter with revenue up 20% year-over-year at 16.52 billion. CFO Patrick Pichette said, “Google had another strong performance this quarter, with revenue up 20% year on year, at $16.5 billion. We continue …

CBS, Like HBO, Is Also Cutting the Cord with New Streaming Service CBS, Like HBO, Is Also Cutting the Cord with New Streaming Service

Not to be outdone by HBO and their theoretical cable-free content platform, CBS has announced a new subscription service that lets users watch the network’s programming both live and on-demand. It’s called CBS All Access, and it’s launching today on …

Netflix Is Getting ‘Person Of Interest’ Next Year Netflix Is Getting ‘Person Of Interest’ Next Year

On Wednesday, Netflix announced that it is getting the entire Friends series. It will be available on January 1st. This came as the result of a deal between Netflix and Warner Bros. Friends isn’t the only addition Netflix is getting …

eBay Earnings Released, Revenue Up 12% eBay Earnings Released, Revenue Up 12%

eBay released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenue growth of 12%. Payments volume was up 29% while eBay Marketplaces volume growth was 9%. As you probably know, eBay and PayPal are splitting up next year. eBay CEO …

Netflix Releases Earnings, Ends Quarter With 53.1 Million Members Netflix Releases Earnings, Ends Quarter With 53.1 Million Members

Netflix just released its earnings report for the third quarter, and announced that it had 53.1 million global members at the end of Q3. That means they’ve added roughly 3.1 million since last quarter. 37.22 million of its members are …

HBO Without a Cable Subscription Is Actually Going to Happen HBO Without a Cable Subscription Is Actually Going to Happen

Within the next year, HBO is going to do something that people have wanted the venerable network to do for a long, long time. HBO is finally going to let you watch Game of Thrones without a cable subscription. Not …