Tom Perkins, the 82-year-old retired co-founder of elite venture capitalist firm Perkins Caufield & Byers, has written a Letter to the Editor in the Wall Street Journal comparing persecution of the 'rich' to the Nazi's persecution of Jews.
Chen Guangbiao’s high profile quest to purchase the New York Times has ended. According to Forbes, Mr. Chen’s announcement came after a “small shareholder,” who had apparently agreed to help Mr. Chen arrange the deal, became angered by the recycling [...]
Recode, the new digital media venture of All Things Digital co-founders Walter S. Mossberg and Kara Swisher, launched on Thursday, according to The New York Times.
In December, Mossberg and Swisher negotiated a majority stake of the site with NBCU[...]
Chinese leaders wrapped up a four-day closed-door meeting last Friday, according to The Wall Street Journal, laying out their rough vision for the macro-economy in 2014. The conclusions are hard to interpret. China has been engaged in “opening and re[...]
NBCUniversal is officially the new home Walt Mossberg, Kara Swisher and the AllThingsD team, according to Bloomberg. Mossberg and Swisher, in the spirit of journalist salary-men-turned-moguls, have negotiated a majority stake in the site, with NBC an[...]
Mediaspectrum, whose subscription software service is used by Gannett, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and other legacy publishers, has raised a $35.8 million funding round led by Insight Venture Partners, according to TechCrunch.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal profile, Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is not letting any of the Valleywag snark or 'Steve Jobs-wannabe' mocking get him down -- the dude still really, really wants to be compared to Steve Job[...]
Brad Feld of the Foundry Group is not shy about giving his advice, but at the same time, he won't grudge you if you follow someone else's lead -- that's the catch of "mentor whiplash," where you have to weigh conflicting advice from different mentors[...]
The Wall Street Journal is going to turn itself into a 'platform,' according to The Next Web, as executives spoke at a News Corp investor day about increasing "customer stickiness ... and targeted advertising." This 'platform,' in fact, will look a l[...]
South Korean VC firms raised $191 million in the first quarter of 2013, up from $189 million in the first quarter of 2012, according to the Wall Street Journal. By comparison, U.S. VC firms raised $4.1 billion from 35 funds in Q1 2013, which was the [...]
Programming about start-ups runs the gamut from corny (see the douchebaggery of "Making Moves") to kinda cool (see ABC's "Shark Tank). Hence, we're interested to see what comes out of the new generation of startup-themed programming, including The W[...]
According to the New York Times, giants of tech and media are congregating in New York City for the Digital Content NewsFronts conference this week, showcasing their lineup of digital videos to advertisers and generally schvitzing about brand futures[...]