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Evernote Declares War on Microsoft Office, Lends Hand to News

By Amir Efrati · Sep 30, 2014 3:29 PM PDT

Evernote CEO Phil Libin says his seven-year-old startup is coming out of “stealth mode” Thursday at the company’s fourth annual conference for partners and software developers.

The service, which lets people save notes and other digital media to retrieve later, often gets lumped in with file-storage startups Dropbox and Box. Mr. Libin wants to make the distinction clearer by launching new ...

Building the ‘Comcast of Gaming’ at Amazon

By Amir Efrati and Eric P. Newcomer · Sep 03, 2014 6:22 PM PDT · 1 comment

Last week, 31-year-old Emmett Shear joined an exclusive club of tech startup founder/CEOs who agreed to sell their company for about $1 billion or more.

While his startup, the online video-game broadcaster Twitch, is just three years old, it had spun out of a different live-video site he helped launch in 2007. Twitch quickly became the preferred service for online video-game players to ...