| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
AOL has unveiled its full slate of 2014 original web series, focusing on "inspiring stories" and comedy, tapping celebs and personalities like James Franco with big digital followings.
All told, AOL has greenlit 16 new and returning original series for...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear.
The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Canvs, Orlando’s first nonprofit coworking space aimed at helping tech startups, is planning to open by July.
Founder Phil Holt said the company recently finalized the lease at the Church Street Exchange Building, 101 S. Garland, which has been...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives.
Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one.
So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Orlando is known for video game developers, so it’s only natural that the incoming class of startups at accelerator Starter Studio includes a gaming company.
Called Outhouse Games, the company consists of computer geeks Chris Borden and Phil Bias....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — With venture capital funding reaching levels not seen since the days of the dot-com bubble, analysts say the question of whether the tech boom in Silicon Valley is on the verge of sputtering is getting harder to dismiss....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Boosted by a new mobile app, organizers of the Florida Music Festival said they have jazzed up interest in this week's annual event, set for Thursday through Saturday in downtown Orlando.
Advance ticket sales have increased as much as 30 percent from...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing about the Aereo case at the Supreme Court.
The Skinny: The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning will hear arguments in the ABC vs. Aereo case. Aereo is an Internet startup that broadcasters charge steal their signals. Alas,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014.
Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups...