Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will invest in two mobile startups in the next week that turn users of their applications and services into contributors, said Matt Murphy, a partner at the venture firm.
Illinois lawmakers approved a $35.7 billion spending plan for the year beginning July 1, knowing they’ll have to return after the November election to provide more funding to keep the government operating without deep cuts.
Petroleos Mexicanos, the state-owned oil company, has accused BASF Corp. , Murphy Energy Corp. and three other U.S. companies of knowingly buying stolen natural gas condensate from Mexican bandits, according to a lawsuit filed in Houston federal court.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will more than double its investments in mobile applications for corporate users, as well as technology used to remotely manage software and hardware, investment partner Matt Murphy said.
Verizon Communications Inc. President Lowell McAdam works a few miles from the New York auditorium where he announced yesterday’s deal to offer Apple Inc. ’s iPhone. It took him four years to get there.
Battered by voters angry over tax increases, Illinois lawmakers have an opportunity to reduce levies on Chicago’s iconic financial markets and save thousands of jobs. They just can’t agree on how to keep everyone happy.