Items tagged with Mark Cuban

Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank star Mark Cuban isn't known for holding his tongue, even when their are fines involved. If you thought that might change in the eSports arena, well, you'd be wrong. The billionaire trash talker dropped a couple of f-bombs at the Intel Extreme Masters tour in San Jose this past weekend, and he'll have to pay tens of thousands of dollars for doing so. Not that he minds. In fact, after being informed on stage during a post-match interview that he was was being fined $15,000 for dropping an f-bomb, and that the funds would go to charity, he promptly asked if he'd... Read more...
When a celebrity like Ashton Kutcher says he wants to invest in your startup, you let him. That's a good way to get your startup's name on the map, so it was a no-brainer for Unkrn co-founder Rahul Sood of Voodoo PC fame to make room for the former Two and a Half Men star, who joins Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban. This is a dream team cast of participants and it starts with Sood. You won't find an article about Sood in People magazine, though if you've been around the tech scene for any period of time, his is a name you've likely encountered on more than one occasion,... Read more...
Love him or hate him, Mark Cuban is a billionaire and he didn't amass his fortune by accident. Now the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and the face of Shark Tank, a reality TV show in which would-be entrepreneurs and inventors seek investments for their products or ideas, Cuban is persistently involved in various business ventures and is acutely aware of the landscape. That doesn't mean he's always right, and there's room to debate his latest claim that today's tech bubble is "far worse" than the one from 15 years ago. Cuban made his thoughts known in a new blog post on Wednesday. He starts off by... Read more...
Apparently what the mobile world needs is another video sharing application similar to Vine and Instagram and all the others that allow you to shoot short clips to share with friends and family. Or maybe it doesn't. Either way, we'll soon find out now that Ocho has graduated out of beta status. What is Ocho? At present, it's an iOS app that lets you create, edit, and share eight-second videos. Ocho is notable in part because it's backed by Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of Shark Tank, a reality TV show in which budding entrepreneurs and inventors pitch their... Read more...
You know, Mark Cuban has an excellent point: Twitter may not have a business model just yet, but it can no longer say that no one's making money from it. Over the weekend, the eccentric and outspoken Dallas Mavericks owners (not to mention a media mogul in his free time) decided to lash out once more against NBA referees. Not that lashing out is anything new for Cuban, as he's been fined around $1.5 million in total and suspended from three games -- and that was from his 14 previous fines!Shortly after a 103-101 defeat by the Denver Nuggets, Mark fired up Twitter, logged on and penned the following:... Read more...