New York's political and business leaders like to trumpet the city's burgeoning tech start-up scene, but leading figures in the sector have warned that growing beyond start-up phase is proving problematic.
It was the hangar which incubated Howard Hughes's aviation dreams, each aircraft model more fanciful than the last, and half a century later it is the launchpad for another striking ambition: a new generation of slicker, better YouTube videos.
It was Cyber Monday deal that wasn't. On Monday morning as people took advantage of the online sales, Google appeared to be doing a little shopping of its own. The search giant had snapped up ICOA, a Wi-Fi firm for $400m, according to a press release and subsequent news stories. Only it hadn't.
Every day, when skim-reading press releases in my inbox or scanning RSS feeds of new releases from the major App Stores, I feel tired.
Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is opening up to UK projects on 31 October, with creators and startups already able to prepare their projects on the site in advance of the launch date.
The chief executive of Twitter, Dick Costolo, has said the company will continue to fight legal challenges brought against its users by officials who want access to their archived tweets.
Now the site, Kickstarter, is to open in the UK, allowing British startups to solicit donations from the potential buyers among the public that could help get their projects off the ground.
British publisher NaturalMotion Games has raised $11m (£7m) in Series B funding from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, as it expands its San Francisco office and looks to scale up to compete with the biggest guns in the mobile social gaming industry.
The bankers have gone from St Stephen's Green.