Last-minute hotel booking startup HotelTonight just announced that it raised a $23 million Series C round led by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). The financing includes existing investors Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, and First Round Capital. In addition to the funding, HotelTongiht will be adding USVP general partner Rick Lewis to its board of directors.
HotelTonight has [...]
Urbanspoon is continuing to heat up the competition between it and competitor OpenTable with the launch of a new feature for Rezbook, its iPad-based reservation and tablet management system for restaurant owners. Today, the company is introducing Rezbook “Right Now” which lets diners view immediate table availability at the restaurants found in Urbanspoon. The feature supports [...]
There’s no better way to kick off the day than with a wicked phone deal (that’s how I’ve always looked at it, anyway), and the folks Amazon Wireless have a real winner lined up for today. After a few false starts, Amazon Wireless revealed that they would sell the Galaxy Nexus with a two-year contract [...]
It was just yesterday that Nintendo unveiled the Wii U Gamepad, but today is the big announcement. Everybody welcome the Wii U.
The new console, coupled with the Gamepad, will change gaming entirely, according to Nintendo: “at its core, Wii U changes gaming, how you interact with your gaming friends, and it changes the way you [...]
Google just announced that it has acquired Quickoffice, a company best known for its mobile productivity suite for Android and iOS. Google plans to bring Quickoffice’s “powerful technology” to its own Apps product suite. Quickoffice allows its users to create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile devices. The company says [...]
3G connectivity has been baked into cars for years now. Audi and Ford pioneered the technology, but times are a-changin’. The end-all be-all in wireless is no longer 3G as 4G LTE has taken the main stage. That said, Audi is once again positioning itself as a front-runner, bringing an LTE-capable infotainment system to its [...]
Once upon a time, a humble click of a button could send a web service live. A couple of e-mails out or a post on a message board might be sufficient to draw the interest of a few early adopters.
No longer. Somehow, somewhere along the line, certain startup launches and demo days have become more [...]
Two years ago, OnLive launched with a dramatic plan to upend the gaming industry: By putting game processing in the cloud and streaming over the Internet, it could enable a whole new realm of devices to access games that were previously only playable on high-powered PCs and gaming consoles. Now it’s expanding availability beyond its [...]
The geeks have gathered, the music is loud, and paired with the graphics on the big screens, this place is basically a stoner’s wet dream.
The doors of the Nokia Theater have opened, and as more nerds filter in, we’ve set up shop to bring you the event live. It’s safe to expect Wii U news, [...]
The Indian mobile segment is having the glorious time of era to spend with the latest technology of smartphones launches daily. In India the consumers are likely go for the Android smartphones and prefer first choice. Meanwhile the news has been confirmed from the sources that the first Android based smartphone from the joint venture of Lava [...]