Why this top Silicon Valley investor was ‘disappointed’ that LinkedIn sold out to Microsoft (LNKD, MSFT)

When Social Capital partner Chamath Palihapitiya woke up to the news that Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $ 26 billion, he was stunned. And it wasn’t just because of the price tag. Palihapitiya told Business Insider: “One, that’s immense courage by Microsoft… Continue Reading

One of China’s hottest startups is launching a smartwatch to rival the Apple Watch this year

Xiaomi is sometimes referred to as the “Apple of China” — not only because of its fervent fanbase, but also how similar some of its products, its marketing, and its CEO’s mannerisms are to Apple’s. Well, here’s another parallel between… Continue Reading