Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M

Monday, October 20, 2014 18:53
Posted in category Uncategorized
Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 01.22.27 Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to further raise its game. The company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll, the cross-platform digital video advertising service. TechCrunch has heard that term sheets have been signed, and that the price, if the deal is completed, could be anywhere from… Read More
...


Read the rest of this entry »

Mirantis Scores $100M To Continue Quest To Be Enterprise OpenStack Leader

Monday, October 20, 2014 17:15
Posted in category Uncategorized
14371758950_1e58e574b6_k Mirantis jumped on the OpenStack bandwagon a few years ago when most companies had never heard of it, and it has ridden the wave as the project has grown increasingly popular with each passing year. Today, the company announced $100M in Series B funding to continue its quest to be the leader in enterprise OpenStack, a chunk of change that should help it keep marching forward. It’s… Read More


Read the rest of this entry »

And The TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Finalists Are Crate, Disease Diagnostic Group, Oscult And PhotoMath

Monday, October 20, 2014 16:18
Posted in category Uncategorized
disrupt-0083 Over 1,500 people have walked through door at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Europe conference in London. We had everyone from Elvis impersonators to people dressed up as chickens participate, as one does at a tech conference. Highlights included watching our boss Tim Armstrong chat with Josh Constine about the high growth future of Aol, and what he learned after the mistake of firing… Read More


Read the rest of this entry »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

Monday, October 20, 2014 16:03
Posted in category Uncategorized
ipad-air-2-3 During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad’s performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and analysts, and brought up his own perspective on the product category. “I take a step back on iPad,” he said. “I know… Read More


Read the rest of this entry »