“Luminary” Access Site IfOnly Officially Launches With $3M in Funding From Tech Luminaries

Delivering the A-List to the masses?
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Apps Raise the iPad’s Aptitude for Real Work

iPads and other tablets are being used every day for productivity tasks once reserved for laptops. Walt Mossberg looks at apps that attempt to emulate the features of Office.

Yahoo’s Mayer Has Met with Hulu Execs in a Preliminary Look-See at Premium Video Unit

How much is the Silicon Valley Internet giant willing to spend on turbocharging its video prospects?

Video Shopping Startup Joyus Raises $11.5M in Second Round, Focuses on ROI of Online Retail

Do online retailers need to make it count for merchants?
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Flipboard CEO McCue Likely to Step Down From Twitter Board Over Potential Future Conflicts (Or Closer Cooperation)

There is a growing feeling that the social communications companies are on a product collision course, with a possible troubled or perhaps more attractive result.
Flipboard CEO Mike McCue

Exclusive: Flipboard Confirms $50 Million Funding at $200 Million Valuation

Late last month, BoomTown posted about a huge venture funding effort by the high-profile and even more highly designed social media reading app for the Apple iPad, Flipboard. Today, its co-founder and CEO Mike McCue confirmed a $50 million round at an eye-popping $200 million valuation, in a wide-ranging interview at the start-up’s Palo Alto, Calif., HQ.

Pretty Flipboard Fundraising at an Even Prettier $200 Million Valuation

Flipboard, the high-profile and highly designed social media reading app for the Apple iPad, is out raising another round of funding at an eye-popping $200 million valuation, according to numerous sources close to the situation. The Palo Alto, CA, company declined to comment on its new funding efforts, which sources said had recently accelerated.

Former Apple and PopCap Engineer Launches App to Make iPhone Camera Useful

A new app called visualList is a simple but powerful extension of the iPhone’s camera, allowing users to organize and remember things by taking pictures.

"Final Jeopardy" Question: Would You Buy an E-Book Without an Ending?

Stephen Baker has a great tale to tell you. But if you buy his new e-book–about an IBM computer facing off against “Jeopardy”’s smartest players–you won’t get the whole story. Yet.

YouTube Steps Cautiously Into Mobile Ads