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Thieves Grab 3,600 iPad Minis Worth $1.5M In JFK Airport Heist

Social Ad Startup Adaptly Raises $10.5M From Valhalla And Time Warner

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Adaptly, a startup that manages ad campaigns across multiple social networks, just announced that it has raised $10.5 million in a Series B round of funding. At the same time, it’s launching a new product called Evergreen to help advertisers promote their social network content. The round was led by...
Social Ad Startup Adaptly Raises $10.5M From Valhalla And Time Warner

Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support

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A growing movement of so-called Quantified Self enthusiasts eagerly track their activity and vital signs to improve their health, even in the absence of chronic medical conditions. But Healthrageous, a Boston-based startup incubated out of the Center for Connected Health (part of Partners HealthCare), takes a data-driven, personalized approach to help motivate those for whom...
Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support
Mars rover passes its first driving test
French fashion startup raises $1.5M to spread 'ineffable French touch' worldwide

Don't cry for Sinofsky: He has $17.5M in Microsoft stock

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After leaving -- or losing -- his job at Microsoft. Steven Sinofsky will probably not be standing in an unemployment line....
Don't cry for Sinofsky: He has $17.5M in Microsoft stock
CrowdStar raises $11.5M for mobile games but will lay off Facebook developers

LinkedIn investigates hacking claims

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Business social network examines claims by security analysts that more than 6 million users' details have been posted onlineLinkedIn has launched an investigation into reports that its password database has been compromised with more than 6 million users' details posted online.The business social network is examining claims by security analysts...
LinkedIn investigates hacking claims

Apps Rush: Pocket, Sketch Nation Studio, Metal Hammer, Kingdom Age, Goal.com, Dubstep Tebow and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 18 April 2012A selection of 15 new apps for you today:PocketReading app Read it Later accumulated 4.5m users as a paid app on iOS and Android. Now it's rebranded as Pocket and gone free. The idea remains to save articles, videos and...
Apps Rush: Pocket, Sketch Nation Studio, Metal Hammer, Kingdom Age, Goal.com, Dubstep Tebow and more

Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

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Behance, the popular portfolio-sharing network for creatives, first began rolling out version 2 of its previously private API on August 31st. Now, the company is officially launching it, allowing developers to build apps that incorporate the service’s projects, works in progress and users. In other words, the network has now truly become...
Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

Targeting Power Moms, VolunteerSpot Secures $1.5M In Series A From ff Venture Capital And More

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By simply owning small humans that are ultra-dependent and oftentimes unruly, moms have an incredibly tough job. But after you pile on all the little things — soccer practices, ballet recitals, doctors appointments, etc. — being a parent becomes damn near impossible. But to that end, a company called VolunteerSpot...
Targeting Power Moms, VolunteerSpot Secures $1.5M In Series A From ff Venture Capital And More
Funding Daily: Kids these days, with their Walkmans & their Bitcoins

The Kindle Fire Cools Off: Barclays Cuts Its Kindle Forecast For The Year (AMZN)

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Bad news for the Kindle Fire bulls. Barclays is cutting its estimates: As a result of Amazon’s 4Q11 call, 3rd party data, and color from the supply chain, we are lowering our Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle eReader, and AMZN earnings estimates. While we believe the Kindle Fire launch in...
The Kindle Fire Cools Off: Barclays Cuts Its Kindle Forecast For The Year (AMZN)

With 4.5M Users, Instructure Takes On The Courseras & Udacities Of The World With Its Own Open Course Network

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Instructure launched Canvas in 2011 to give educational institutions an alternative to the ubiquitous (but much criticized) software of educational giants like Blackboard. Rather than forcing schools to spend six months integrating and learning how to use inflexible and bloated learning management software, Canvas offers an open source and cloud-native...
With 4.5M Users, Instructure Takes On The Courseras & Udacities Of The World With Its Own Open Course Network

YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

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MYO, the gesture control armband from Y Combinator-backed Waterloo startup Thalmic Labs, has managed to rack up over 10,000 pre-orders over the course of its first two days of pre-order availability. At $149 a pop, that means the young company has already managed to secure around $1.5 million in gross...
YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

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A T-Mobile executive said on Tuesday that becoming an Apple partner carrier would be too costly, but admitted not having the iPhone available for sale has driven away potential customers and some of the 1.5 million existing subscribers using unlocked version of the handset on the telecom's network....
T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

Mozilla gets lucky, settles IRS audit for $1.5M

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After the U.S. government initiated a 2008 inquiry into the millions of dollars Mozilla made in its partnership with Google, the case is finally closed. [Read more]...
Mozilla gets lucky, settles IRS audit for $1.5M
Gates Foundation Kicks Off $2.5M College Knowledge Challenge With EdTech App Hackathon At Facebook

Rumor: Apple to double 'iPhone 5S' Retina resolution to 1.5M pixels

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A new report claims Apple is planning to increase the resolution of a future iPhone model to 1.5 million pixels ??double that of the pixel count on the current iPhone 5.    ...
Rumor: Apple to double 'iPhone 5S' Retina resolution to 1.5M pixels

Israel's WalkMe lands $5.5m to bring interactive user guides to more websites and software

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WalkMe, a startup that helps developers and companies explain their product to users via subtle onscreen walkthroughs, had landed guidance of its own after Gemini Israel Ventures led a Series B funding round of $5.5 million. Mangrove Capital and existing investor Giza Venture Capital also partook in the round, which will...
Israel's WalkMe lands $5.5m to bring interactive user guides to more websites and software
With $7.5M From Redpoint, Bill Campbell & Others, Curious Launches A Marketplace For Life-Long Learning

Viddy hits 26M users, consistently registering over 500K a day

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On April 16th, I wrote an article about how popular video sharing app Viddy had hit 6.5M users. Less than a month later, the company tells me that it’s starting to consistently sign up over 500K new users a day, and currently boasts a userbase of 26M. That’s pretty impressive...
Viddy hits 26M users, consistently registering over 500K a day

Hulu Plus hits 2 million subscribers, seeing 500,000 new members in Q1

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Hulu is set to announce a 25% subscription growth in its online TV service at an event in NYC this week, as it looks to tempt advertisers on board to drive its revenue. Founded in 2007, Hulu is an online TV service that helps users discover premium content from around...
Hulu Plus hits 2 million subscribers, seeing 500,000 new members in Q1

Global Payments Says Fewer Than 1.5M Cards Affected in Data Theft

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Payments processing services company, Global Payments said late Sunday that information on up to 1.5 million card numbers may have been "exported" as a result of......
Global Payments Says Fewer Than 1.5M Cards Affected in Data Theft

Intel Capital Invests $21 Million In Swedish Eye-Tracking Tech Company Tobii

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Intel is betting big on the future of human interfaces with a $21 million (143 million kronor) investment in Tobii, a Swedish company that has been working for years on eye-tracking laptops and other devices. A 10% stake, it implies a valuation of around $200 million for the 12-year-old company....
Intel Capital Invests $21 Million In Swedish Eye-Tracking Tech Company Tobii

Graphene research gets £21.5m fund

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Universities are encouraged to develop commercial uses for the so-called miracle material graphene, with an government investment fund of £21.5m....
Graphene research gets £21.5m fund

Judge OKs $22.5M fine against Google for Safari tracking

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After the Web giant put ad tracking cookies on computers of Safari users, a federal judge agrees to fining it with the largest penalty the FTC has ever levied against a single company. [Read more]...
Judge OKs $22.5M fine against Google for Safari tracking

MindMixer Raises $1.5M For Virtual Town Halls, Launches ImproveSF Website,

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If you live in San Francisco, you probably spend a lot of time complaining about the lackluster public transportation. I’m no exception — so today, I was really excited to see a new government website called ImproveSF, where residents can submit and vote on suggestions about how to make Muni...
MindMixer Raises $1.5M For Virtual Town Halls, Launches ImproveSF Website,
UpTo wants to be the social glue of tomorrow, adds $1.5M, and opens its event stream platform

Cinemagram Raises $8.5M Led by Menlo Ventures

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Have you heard VCs are taking more of a wait-and-see approach to investing in fast-growing mobile apps, so they don’t find themselves plunging into a Draw Something or a Viddy just in time for the downslope? Well, not all of them. Cinemagram, a mobile social network for short hybrid photo-videos,...
Cinemagram Raises $8.5M Led by Menlo Ventures
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