A Day in the Life of James Dyson

James Dyson is best known as the man who made vacuum cleaners sexy. In 1993, the Norfolk native launched the DC01, the world’s first bagless cleaner with cyclone technology, which lets users ogle their dirt as it’s sucked into the machine.

Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

Pin this! An even more ginormous pile of money for the social bookmarking phenom.

AOL’s Sullivan to Take Over Its Homepage Business

More management changes at the New York Internet giant.

Yahoo Paid $30 Million in Cash for 18 Months of Young Summly Entrepreneur’s Time

For the PR boost alone, it might be worth it.

Special Projects Head Shakil Khan Moves on From Path

Two roads diverged in a digital wood …

The LeWeb Conference Sold to Reed Midem

The European conference gets a new owner.

Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

His job is simple: Grow HP’s software business. Getting it done won’t be easy.

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Index Ventures Raises $442 Million in New Fund

The VC market is looking up.

Yammer Makes Its First Acquisition: OneDrum

Fresh off an $85 million round of new funding, the social enterprise start-up will acquire a company that makes Microsoft Office more collaborative. Let the comparisons to Jive begin.

Will That Be Sir Jonathan, or Sir Jony?