SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg on launches, lazy VCs, and why Germany’s on his radar
13 Dec 2013, 3:00 am
Launched 14 years ago and achieving $62 million in EBITA in 2012, online survey company SurveyMonkey is a veteran of the Silicon Vally startup scene. With more than 14 million users globally, the company is now keen to boost these …
The fund’s money will be used on an aggressive marketing strategy, opening a network of showrooms in Moscow and other big Russian cities, and changing its IT infrastructure and its website to make it more user-friendly.
Earlier today Twitter decided to make a pretty significant change to its account-blocking functionality that caused such a huge uproar from users that it ended up changing everything back already.
Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA
(Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET) The National Security Agency could undergo sweeping changes if recommendations expected to be made by a presidential task force are adopted. The panel's draft proposal recommends shifting the surveillance agency's leadership from military to civilian and limiting
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Amazon going after big-box stores with Pantry service? Amazon is developing a new retail business venture called Pantry that will offer the same package goods consumers usually visit big-box retailers to purchase, according to a USA Today report. An expansion of Amazon's Prime shipping program, t
HP's Chromebook 11 is priced at $279. One of the reasons for Chromebooks increasing popularity. (Credit: CNET) The new year could be the year that Google's Chromebook platform gains real traction, according to research from Digitimes. That's the upside view of a research note published by Digit
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