One of the lasting effects of Silicon Valley culture on business? Clever, amusing, occasionally outrageous conference room names.
By Sheila Marikar
FORTUNE -- On any given day at Pinterest's office in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, a staffer could hop between Hipster Babies, Beach Wedding, and Kitten Mittens. Down Brannan Street, at Airbnb's palatial new headquarters -- Renaissance royalty couldn't have wanted for a grander atrium -- meetings might take place MOREMar 27, 2014 10:27 AM ET
The San Francisco tech startup CrowdOptic is working with several NBA teams to use eye-level footage from people on the court to take the game to a new level.
By Elise Craig
FORTUNE -- Tonight when Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers take on their biggest rivals, LeBron James and the Miami Heat, fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse will get a whole new view of the action -- from shots taken MOREMar 26, 2014 4:39 PM ET
The relatively new business of cybersecurity is booming. As it turns out, so is the business of training the next crop of engineers for it.
By Melanie D.G. Kaplan
FORTUNE -- Whether it's news of yet another retailer hacking or Edward Snowden -- via videoconference at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas -- calling for developers and cryptographers to improve privacy tools, we've all been through an ad hoc course in MOREMar 26, 2014 3:37 PM ET
Independent record label Ghostly International has teamed up with the Ann Arbor District Library to stream and download its catalog to cardholders. Is this a way for libraries and the record industry to survive?
By Miles Raymer
FORTUNE -- The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based independent record label Ghostly International is no stranger to quirky licensing deals. Recently they've collaborated with trendy eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker on a line of limited-edition sunglasses, MOREMar 26, 2014 3:29 PM ET
Is this connected device ready to turn home automation into home "awesomation"? Not quite yet.
By Jason Cipriani
FORTUNE -- You might say I'm a home automation geek. I have a house full of Belkin's WeMo products, several Sonos speakers, a couple of Nest Protect fire alarms and a Nest thermostat. I'm anxiously awaiting the release of August, an automated lock for my front door.
I'm not alone: The smart-home market is worth $33 billion MOREMar 26, 2014 2:44 PM ET
From New Orleans to Baton Rouge, game companies like Gameloft and Electronic Arts are setting up shop in Louisiana, and new startups are flourishing.
By John Gaudiosi
FORTUNE -- Since launching its tax incentive program in 2002, Louisiana has become a hotspot for Hollywood film and television production. The state is one of the top five Hollywood production destinations in the world with 30 Louisiana-shot feature films released in 2013. Production MOREMar 25, 2014 12:19 PM ET
People are moving to mobile devices in droves, but researchers haven't followed. Online survey companies are trying to change that.
By Heather Clancy
FORTUNE -- The days of lengthy online surveys are numbered, and the startup GetFeedback and online survey leader SurveyMonkey are both poised to benefit.
Countless millions of dollars are spent validating the mobile revolution with adoption statistics and usage metrics. Ironically, the field of market research itself appears to have overlooked this MOREMar 25, 2014 12:03 PM ET
The subscription startup that mails cooking kits to your door has quietly hit a considerable milestone, but it has a growing number of competitors in a hot space.
By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- Tech has finally caught on to the food revolution. Even as dining culture explodes and innovative restaurants with celebrity chefs gain exposure and foot traffic, a slew of recent startups cater to the opposite activity: eating in.
Seamless MOREMar 24, 2014 7:00 AM ET
It's called Fashion GPS, and it's a sophisticated way to ensure that V.I.P.'s are seated in the right place—at scale.
By Sheila Marikar
FORTUNE -- Not long ago, making a seating chart for a fashion show was a pretty ugly process. A master plan hashed out in New York might be faxed halfway around the world to a designer for approval, where it would be marked up and sent back half MOREMar 18, 2014 4:00 PM ET
The veteran developer discusses the challenges in today's competitive video game space and shares his predictions for big games based around the UFC and Star Wars.
By John Gaudiosi
FORTUNE -- Electronic Arts went in a different direction in September 2013 when it appointed Andrew Wilson Chief Executive Officer. Wilson, who had served as executive vice president of EA Sports and Origin, is a game developer by trait. The Australian is MOREMar 18, 2014 1:08 PM ET
|Oklahoma bans local minimum wage increases|
|How Zuck met Oculus: Facebook's big bet on virtual reality|
|Fears grow over China property flameout|
|Premarkets: Stocks get a boost from earnings, China GDP|
|China GDP slows to 7.4% in first quarter|