The debate over whether we're seeing a new tech bubble has died down in recent weeks. It should heat up again this fall, as Zynga's IPO sets the stage for an even bigger debut: Facebook.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- The debate that has raged for most of the year over whether we're in a new tech bubble has grown quiet in recent weeks. But don't worry, it's just taken the MOREJul 5, 2011 9:34 AM ET
Pandora's IPO might look like dot-com Bubble 2.0. But the company actually has a sound case for going public.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
In 1995, Netscape went public. Underwriters believed the stock was worth $14 a share but demand was so strong they doubled the offering price overnight. It rocketed to $75 a share on its first day. But Netscape was a browser maker, with no clear plan to make money. In time, it was bought MOREScott Olster, editor - Mar 1, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Entrepreneur Eric Garland thinks he has a better music chart. His secret? Tweets, status updates, and web chatter.
By Steve Knopper, contributor
Before the rise of online radio station Pandora and music video sites such as Vevo -- and years before Apple (AAPL) launched its iTunes music store -- Eric Garland reckoned that the Internet was going to transform the music industry. Back in 2000, when a lot of online listening activity MOREScott Olster, editor - Oct 26, 2010 3:00 AM ET
After years of stasis, Pandora is on the verge of being rewarded for recent growth with a fat check. But can Elevation Partners' Roger McNamee -- even with U2's Bono in the backseat -- pick a winner?
By Chadwick Matlin, contributor
Pandora, that online music station you likely have open in another tab right now, is on the verge of adopting a new sugardaddy. Elevation Partners, the venture capital firm most famous for its MOREAug 26, 2010 11:47 AM ET
Whether hooked to a laptop or iPod, or mainlining the Internet, car radios are evolving, with big assists from music companies like Pandora, MOG, and Jelli
By Betsy Feldman and Benjamin Snyder, contributors
Radio – the word is likelier to conjure up FDR's fireside chats than the cutting edge of the Web, but the original broadcast warhorse has survived the Internet boom far better than other traditional media. Americans listen to the MOREAug 25, 2010 3:08 PM ET
One chipmaker rules the mobile device arena; the other dominates personal computers. Both have ambitious goals for expansion, and that means butting heads is inevitable
By Seth Weintraub and JP Mangalindan
As Intel's power-hungry chips grow more efficient and ARM CPU designs make strides in performance, the two chipmakers find themselves facing off for market share in a familial safe ground that's become a veritable hot zone brimming with untapped potential and MOREJun 8, 2010 2:07 PM ET
Electronic Arts provides fresh evidence of technology's ability to change everything--maybe.
Remember that awful, overused, ill understood word from the tech bubble? Disintermediation. It was what was going to happen to all "old" businesses, like retailers and newspapers and brokerage houses. The theory went that any company that wasn't serving its customers on the Internet would watch the Internet step between it and them. It was going to spell doom for MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Jan 12, 2010 10:36 AM ET
Squabbles over the rates and rights online radio should pay highlights a fundamental problem: the music industry is broken.
The music industry has become that annoying dysfunctional family you don't want to hang out with. Think Everybody Loves Raymond, but not funny.
The latest episode: infighting among online radio stations, artists and labels over royalty rates and who should pay what to whom and for how much.
For two years, Internet radio webcasters MOREKim Thai, contributor - Aug 13, 2009 8:00 AM ET
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