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Demo confab to get new boss from VentureBeat

After 13 years, Demo producer and host Chris Shipley is stepping down, making way for VentureBeat editor Matt Marshall.

By February 18, 2009


Report: EA to scrap Online Passes for games

The service is being dropped after tepid player response, according to a report from VentureBeat.

By May 16, 2013


Mystery Boxee buyer kicking in less than hoped, report says

Boxee is set to reveal its acquisition next week, VentureBeat reports, but the price is said to be less than the funds-seeking startup would have liked.

By June 14, 2013


Did Facebook spend $1B to keep Instagram from Twitter?

The microblogging service made an offer in the range of "hundreds of millions of dollars" for the photo-sharing app, which Instagram promptly took to Facebook, sources tell VentureBeat.

By April 26, 2012


Palm on Amazon's own wish list, report says

A source tells VentureBeat that the retail giant is in "serious negotiations" to pick up what's left of Palm from HP.

By September 30, 2011


Flickr adds Pinterest opt-out code to copyrighted photos

To prevent piracy, the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site adds the virtual pinboard's new "do-not-pin" code to all Flickr pages with copyrighted or protected images, VentureBeat reports.

By February 24, 2012


Report: Set-top box maker Akimbo shuts down

Akimbo lays off staff and prepares to shutter operations, according to VentureBeat.

By May 23, 2008


Blippy users' credit card info exposed on Google

Credit card numbers of the social shopping site's users were found in nearly 130 Google search results for "Blippy" and "from card," according to a VentureBeat report.

By April 23, 2010


Report: Apple nixed Android's multitouch

Google's mobile operating system may lack the sought-after feature because of a request from Apple, according to a VentureBeat report.

By February 11, 2009


Will Wright speaks about his Stupid Fun Club start-up

In an interview with VentureBeat, The Sims and Spore creator talks about what his new venture is up to, and why he's branching out into toys.

By October 7, 2009