Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.
The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.
Mobile video service Rounds raises $12 million, giving it a bit more ammunition to compete in the messaging app world.
Imagine being able to strap on the Oculus Rift face rig and explore the vast, infinite bounds of space. That's what a startup called SpaceVR hopes to accomplish, starting with the ISS.
The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."
The co-founder of the Chinese smartphone startup uses Facebook to confirm the financing, which gives it a valuation of $45 billion.
The purchase of the iOS and Android e-mail app maker could signal that Microsoft is planning a native mobile email app for Outlook.
German e-commerce investor already launched seven startups this year and plans to get three more off the ground before the end of 2014.
Marissa Meyer extends Yahoo's video advertising reach across websites, mobile devices -- and could reinvent banner ads in the process.
Today, companies have apps and websites. Tomorrow, they'll let their customers link electronically in a new way with if-this-then-that actions, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets predicts.