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LinkedIn Eats Rapportive: Let's Hope the Magic Lives On

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Several years ago, I spoke on a panel at an advertising industry conference with Om Malik and Michael Arrington. Arrington, my former employer, was bored by the conversation and mocked me throughout it. One of the last questions we were asked on the panel was what technology we were most...
LinkedIn Eats Rapportive: Let's Hope the Magic Lives On

Mobile App Marketing Platform Trademob Raises $15M Series B Led By Kennet Partners

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Global expansion doesn’t come cheap, and to that end, mobile app marketing platform, Trademob, has raised a Series B of $15 million led by Kennet Partners. Specifically, Kennet has invested $12.5 million into the Berlin-based startup, with additional funds coming via what is effectively a follow on round from existing...
Mobile App Marketing Platform Trademob Raises $15M Series B Led By Kennet Partners

Engineering community GrabCAD lands $8.15m from CRV, Yammer founder David Sacks and others

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GrabCAD, a popular online community for mechanical engineers, has closed a $8.15 million series B round of funding led by Charles River Ventures, with participation from new investor David Sacks (founder of Yammer and former COO of PayPal) as well as existing investors Atlas Venture, NextView Venture and Matrix Partners....
Engineering community GrabCAD lands $8.15m from CRV, Yammer founder David Sacks and others

Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar

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• United an option, says Japan playmaker's agent• David Gill refuses to comment on United targetsShinji Kagawa, the Borussia Dortmund midfielder, heads the potential recruits on Manchester United's radar as the champions seek to strengthen during the summer ahead of their attempt to win back the title from Manchester City.While...
Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar
London's Kensington and Chelsea reject 'ugly' BT fiber street cabinets, superfast broadband
DataSift nabs $15M from SVP, Northgate, & Daher to better analyze & process social data

Columbia Gets in on the Action, as the City Coughs Up $15M. for a Third Tech Campus Project

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Mr. Bloomberg. (Twitter) This morning, the right honorable Mayor Bloomberg ventured north to the Columbia campus for what was teased on Twitter as a “big announcement.” It turns out that Columbia will not be left out while Cornell-Technion and NYU Polytechnic get all the glory, because the Lions are getting...
Columbia Gets in on the Action, as the City Coughs Up $15M. for a Third Tech Campus Project

Pebble releases updated Pebblekit SDK & Sports API with full support for iOS & Android apps

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Pebble, the popular bluetooth smartwatch that raised over $10M on Kickstarter before shipping to backers in January, today announced the release of an updated SDK and APIs that will allow iOS and Android developers to create apps for the platform. TechCrunch talked to Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky about the...
Pebble releases updated Pebblekit SDK & Sports API with full support for iOS & Android apps

Instapaper for video app Watchlater adds public playlists and more after topping 1.15m monthly views

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The Instapaper for video service, Watchlater has updated its iOS app today with new features, including an improved user interface, the ability to discover public playlists, browsing through podcast and YouTube channels, and more. The company announced this release just as it also shared that it has amassed over 100,000...
Instapaper for video app Watchlater adds public playlists and more after topping 1.15m monthly views

Nintendo cuts sales forecast for Wii U and other devices

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Video games-maker expects to sell fewer consoles than predicted in last quarterly update in OctoberNintendo has cut its sales forecasts for flagship devices, including the newly launched Wii U console.The Japanese video games-maker said it was expecting to sell 4m Wii Us in the current financial year, down from a...
Nintendo cuts sales forecast for Wii U and other devices

With $15M in Funding, EXAI Makes It a Snap to Convert Facebook Pages to Full-Blown Websites

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The importance of Facebook to businesses (particularly local) is no longer a question. The ease of setting-up Facebook Pages, and the promotion opportunities around them, are so accessible that for more and more businesses it’s ‘Facebook first, website second’. First or second, no matter how you cut it, this means...
With $15M in Funding, EXAI Makes It a Snap to Convert Facebook Pages to Full-Blown Websites

Amazon's $79-per-year Prime shipping now offering than 15m items, more popular than Super Saver delivery

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Amazon’s news as of late has been focused on its media partnerships (and future device launches), but today the company has an impressive statistic to share regarding the usage of its Prime shipping service, which is now more popular than its free Super Saver Shipping option, seven years after it...
Amazon's $79-per-year Prime shipping now offering than 15m items, more popular than Super Saver delivery

Microsoft fined €561m for 'browser choice' error

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European commission said the software firm had failed to give European users a choice of web browser when they logged into Windows computersMicrosoft has been fined €561m by the European commission for failing to give users a choice of web browser when they logged into Windows computers in Europe between...
Microsoft fined €561m for 'browser choice' error

YC-Backed Private Photo-Sharing App Everyme Raises $2.15M From Tencent And Others

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So you’ve got your photos on Facebook, and you’ve got them on Instagram, and on Path. But what about that stuff that you don’t want everyone to see? Just some people? That’s what group photo-sharing app Everyme is for. And it’s just raised an additional $2.15 million to get more...
YC-Backed Private Photo-Sharing App Everyme Raises $2.15M From Tencent And Others

STELLAService nabs $15M, launches platform to help online retailers improve their customer service

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STELLAService, a NYC-based startup which evaluates and rates the customer service of online retailers, has just raised a $15 million Series B led by Norwest Venture Partners to help accelerate its growth. In addition, STELLAService is announcing the launch of STELLA Metrics, a new platform which aims to help large companies analyze the quality of...
STELLAService nabs $15M, launches platform to help online retailers improve their customer service

Acquire, Be Acquired, Or IPO: $15M From FTV Lets Social Marketer Shoutlet Choose Its Destiny

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Shoutlet had several companies trying to buy it, and 15 venture capital firms trying to fund it. But it took a $15 million Series C from FTV Capital because they offered it a premium valuation, the freedom to buy startups, and the sure-footing to scale towards an IPO or be acquired. CEO Jason Weaver...
Acquire, Be Acquired, Or IPO: $15M From FTV Lets Social Marketer Shoutlet Choose Its Destiny
WIth $15M, Berlin-based Trademob takes its mobile ad platform to the Big Apple

Hipmunk Raises $15M Series B, Promises Big Product Improvements

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My favorite travel site Hipmunk just announced that it has raised $15 million in a Series B round of funding. The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, and IVP parter Todd Chaffee will be joining the Hipmunk board. Previous investor Ignition Partners also invested. In his blog post announcing...
Hipmunk Raises $15M Series B, Promises Big Product Improvements
Backstage Acquires Music Promotion Startup Sonicbids For $15M+ To Build A LinkedIn For Creatives
Distimo App Store Report Shows Apple And Google App Markets Still Booming

Udacity nabs another $15M to bring more interactivity to online education

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Udacity, the online learning platform founded by former Stanford professor and Google X founder Sebastian Thrun, announced on Thursday that it has raised an additional $15 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Andreessen Horowitz and including existing funders Charles River Ventures and Steve Blank, brings the company’s...
Udacity nabs another $15M to bring more interactivity to online education

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

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Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Business Can Attract Big Numbers

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Change.org got its start in 2007 as a social network for non-profits. For years, growth was slow for the fledgling social action platform, but, over the last year, that changed dramatically. Change.org has grown from six million users in early 2012 to more than 35 million users today, and, as...
With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Business Can Attract Big Numbers

NewsCred locks in a $15M Series B and the New York Times as a partner to help grow its content network

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NewsCred today announced a $15 million Series B round of funding, and the addition of the New York Times as a partner. The funding was led by Mayfield Fund, and participated in by Greycroft Partners – a new investor – and several former investors, including IA Ventures and FirstMark Capital. The addition of the New...
NewsCred locks in a $15M Series B and the New York Times as a partner to help grow its content network

Groupon loss disappoints Wall Street

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Website had been expected to return to profit, but posted a £27m fourth-quarter loss in its first set of resultsGroupon, the daily deals website, has disappointed Wall Street expectations of a return to profit by reporting a $43m (£27m) fourth-quarter loss in its first set of results since joining the...
Groupon loss disappoints Wall Street

What happened to the iPad? | Monday Note

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The launch of the iPad mini can be seen as a reaction to competitive pressures, both existing and upcoming onesOn 23 October, Apple announced the widely expected iPad mini. The company also surprised most by also introducing a faster "4th generation" iPad, swiftly replacing the one launched on 7 March...
What happened to the iPad? | Monday Note

BBC marks record-breaking digital viewer stats for the first Olympic weekend

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It’s been an impressive weekend for the BBC as the broadcaster provided coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony and competitions. On the BBC Internet blog today, Cait O’Riordon, Head of Product for Sport and 2012 at the BBC writes about record-breaking digital viewer stats. As you many remember, the BBC had big plans...
BBC marks record-breaking digital viewer stats for the first Olympic weekend
Cloud service SugarSync raises another $15M to help it fight Dropbox, Apple, and more

TriPlay Rakes In $15M And A New Oligarch Investor To Take Its Consumer Cloud To Europe + Asia

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TriPlay, a U.S./Israeli-based developer of cloud services that lets people consume music and other media across different devices, is today announcing a Series C round of $15 million to take its technology into new and emerging markets in Asia and Europe, and hire more people, including a CMO. Some $5...
TriPlay Rakes In $15M And A New Oligarch Investor To Take Its Consumer Cloud To Europe + Asia
UberConference-maker Firespotter Labs scores $15M from Andreessen Horowitz, others
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