Broadcast.com

Type: Company
Name: Broadcast.com
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Out of the mouths of SPROCKIT startups

SPONSORED POSTThis sponsored post is produced by SPROCKIT.This week at the  NAB Show , startup program SPROCKIT is shining a spotlight on entrepreneurs in media and entertainment. Twenty-seven companies are meeting with leading media companies to share ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Billionaire Cuban puts a 24 second clock on texts

As many of you know, billionaire Mark Cuban owns the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. Perhaps basketball is where Cuban got the idea to use 24 seconds as the time period to allow texts written on his new messaging app to live, before they self-destruct and disappear. ... [Published Phone Arena - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

5 Ways To Build A Company That Yahoo Will Acquire

When Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the company quickly gained access to the network's 300 million users.The company purchased Broadcast.com (which delivered 520,000 unique users per day), Flickr (which had 87 million users in March 2013) and ... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

A Look Back In Techdirt History

Another week, another time to reflect on what we were writing about five, ten and fifteen years ago. Five Years Ago : Turns out this week was the first time we wrote about two of my favorite folks in the music industry, both of whom have been at the ... [Published Techdirt - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why Mark Cuban Thinks Google Is Slow Search

Mark Cuban is chairman of HDNet and owner of the Dallas Mavericks. (He sold Broadcast.com to Yahoo in 1999 for $5.7 billion) He is the author of Recent Posts It recently dawned on me that I do far more searches away from Google than I do on Google. I’m ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Tame the trolls

The American patent system is not working—just ask anyone in the startup community. As the Constitution had it, the system was originally intended to “promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts.” If anything, today the opposite is true: Real innovation ... [Published Politico - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook Has Become The New Yahoo, And It's Obvious Mark Zuckerberg Knows It (FB, YHOO)

TumblrOne thing Silicon Valley industry insiders like to knowingly whisper to each other is that Facebook is the new Yahoo.Today, we wrote up a piece of news that indicates this may true.This winter, Facebook halted the rollout of a beautiful redesig ... [Published Business Insider - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

What You Can Learn From Warren Buffett About Internet Bubbles

Snapchat recently turned down $3 billion from Facebook (NASDAQ: FBWhen companies start using metrics like "daily users" or "messages sent" to display their value instead of figures like revenue and profits, alarm bells go off in my head. The good news ... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook's Virtual Reality Buy Turns Off Investors: StockTwits

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is planning for a future that looks a lot like the movie Minority Report. Investors on StockTwits.com aren't thrilled with the company's leap into science fiction. The social networking giant announced ... [Published The Street Latest - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Maker Oculus

The social network, which pad $19 billion for messaging service WhatsApp in February, has made a deal to buy virtual reality game company Oculus for $2 billion. The deal is for $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock valued ... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Buy When IPO Insiders Rush to Sell

What's the point of having a lock-up agreement as part of an initial public offering if the company and its underwriters won't abide by it?There was a time, a few bubbles ago, when the stock market was obsessed with IPO lock-up expiration dates. Lock-ups ... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Cuban, 'Shark Tank regular,' accuses Silicon Valley of going Hollywood

Mark Cuban, a regular on the reality TV show "Shark Tank," says disparagingly of Silicon Valley, "It reminds me so much of Hollywood and the movie and TV industry."Strong words from the man who parlayed his $5 billion sale of profitless Broadcast.com ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Mar 19 2014]

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Some cashtaggers compared Facebook's Oculus purchase to Yahoo! "s acquisition of Broadcast.com, which made Mark Cuban rich but never moved Yahoo!" s bottom line
CommScope hasn't disclosed the waiver yet, but it's a matter of time. "We expect the lead underwriters to provide the necessary release" said Mark Huegerich, a CommScope spokesman. The lead underwriters are JPMorgan Chase & Co., Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp...
"We believe virtual reality will be heavily defined by social experiences that connect people in magical, new ways. It is a transformative and disruptive technology, that enables the world to experience the impossible" he said in the deal press release...
Mark Cuban, a regular on the reality TV show "Shark Tank," says disparagingly of Silicon Valley, "It reminds me so much of Hollywood and the movie and TV industry."

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Out of the mouths of SPROCKIT startups [Published Venturebeat - Apr 09 2014]
Out of the mouths of SPROCKIT startups [Published Venturebeat - Apr 09 2014]
Billionaire Cuban puts a 24 second clock on texts [Published Phone Arena - Apr 09 2014]
Mark Cuban Wants To Take Over Texting [Published Forbes.com - Apr 09 2014]
5 Ways To Build A Company That Yahoo Will Acquire [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 06 2014]
A Look Back In Techdirt History [Published Techdirt - Apr 05 2014]
Why Mark Cuban Thinks Google Is Slow Search [Published Business Insider - Apr 03 2014]
Tame the trolls [Published Politico - Apr 02 2014]
What You Can Learn From Warren Buffett About In... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 30 2014]
Facebook Has Become The New Yahoo, And It's Obv... [Published Business Insider - Mar 30 2014]
Facebook's Virtual Reality Buy Turns Off Invest... [Published The Street Latest - Mar 27 2014]
Levie’s Strategy for Box: Attack All Industries [Published Recode - Mar 26 2014]
Don't Buy When IPO Insiders Rush to Sell [Published Bloomberg - Mar 26 2014]
Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Maker Oculus [Published Motley Fool - Mar 26 2014]
Mark Cuban, 'Shark Tank regular,' accuses Silic... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Mar 19 2014]
Canadian Journalists, BlackBerry Should Not Be ... [Published Traffick - Mar 19 2014]
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Mark Zuckerberg Clearly Doesn’t Recall the Dot-... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 13 2014]
Little Bird Raises $1.7m From Oregon Angels [Published Silicon Valley Watcher - conversations and obse ... - Feb 19 2014]
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Out of the mouths of SPROCKIT startups [Published Venturebeat - Apr 09 2014]
SPONSORED POST This sponsored post is produced by SPROCKIT. This week at the  NAB Show , startup program SPROCKIT is shining a spotlight on entrepreneurs in media and entertainment. Twenty-seven companies are meeting with leading media companies ...
A Look Back In Techdirt History [Published Techdirt - Apr 05 2014]
Another week, another time to reflect on what we were writing about five, ten and fifteen years ago. Five Years Ago : Turns out this week was the first time we wrote about two of my favorite folks in the music industry, both of whom have been at the ...
Little Bird Raises $1.7m From Oregon Angels [Published Silicon Valley Watcher - conversations and obse ... - Feb 19 2014]
 Marshall Kirkpatrick, CEO of Little Bird.  Little Bird , an Oregon based startup that identifies experts on Twitter, has raised $1.7m in new funding, reports Lora Kolodny at Venture Capital Dispatch on WSJ.com: The new funding was led by the Oregon ...
Little Bird Raises $1.7M to Find Bona Fide Expe... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Feb 14 2014]
A Portland startup called Little Bird Inc. has raised $1.7 million in new angel funding for technology that helps sales and marketing professionals find and connect with authentic experts and influencers in a given subject on the social Web, namely ...
Here’s What The Current CDN Landscape Looks Lik... [Published The Business Of Online Video - Dec 10 2013]
With Verizon’s plans to acquire CDN provider EdgeCast , it’s a good time for me to update my list of vendors in the CDN ecosystem.(www.cdnlist.com). The term “CDN” is very generic these days and there are vendors that focus on specific types of content ...
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