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Glam Media rumored to be in private talks with the SEC to go public

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According to a report in Business Insider, Glam Media has filed initial documents to go public. However, under a tenet of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, it does not yet have to disclose this fact to the market. Citing two sources, BI’s Owen Thomas stated that it has indeed initiated the IPO dance with...
Glam Media rumored to be in private talks with the SEC to go public

GREE's North American studio earned $16.8M in Q2, with peak ARPDAU over $1

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GREE has revealed its North American game studio has generated more than $29 million in revenues in the first half of 2012, while two of its first-party titles, the card-battle game Zombie Jombie and the iPad version of Modern War are seeing peak average revenue per daily active user (ARPDAU)...
GREE's North American studio earned $16.8M in Q2, with peak ARPDAU over $1
Apple’s iOS accounts for 35% of mobile ad impressions in January, passes Android

Windows RT Tablets Up To $300 Less Than Win 8 Tabs, Says Lenovo Exec

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The iPad is about to get some legitimate competition. In an interview with Bloomberg, David Schmoock, head of Lenovo’s North American operations, said that tablets running Windows RT will be $200 to $300 less expensive than their full Windows 8 counterparts. And since he states Windows 8 tabs will be...
Windows RT Tablets Up To $300 Less Than Win 8 Tabs, Says Lenovo Exec

Bango To Power Payments In Mozilla's Firefox OS App Store, Offering Carrier Billing By Default

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Earlier this week, Mozilla made a splash at the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with the official launch of the first phones to be made on its new Firefox OS smartphone platform, and the names of 18 carriers and several handset makers that were getting behind the...
Bango To Power Payments In Mozilla's Firefox OS App Store, Offering Carrier Billing By Default

Hoping to halt sinking profits, HTC debuts One smartphone

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The flagship phone that could put an end to HTC’s sinking profits finally hit stores Friday. The long-awaited HTC One is available today by AT&T and Sprint, both online and at their retail stores. You can also purchase it at Best Buy, RadioShack, Walmart, Target, Amazon.com, Costco, Car Toys, Sam’s Club, HSN.com, and HTC.com....
Hoping to halt sinking profits, HTC debuts One smartphone

RIM to shut down contact manager Gist on September 15

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RIM is planning to shut down Gist, the personal contact management service that it acquired in February 2011. The service will cease operation on September 15th, and up until that time it is offering methods to switch one’s address book and contacts to other services. It is also recommending other...
RIM to shut down contact manager Gist on September 15

In bid for credibility, largest Bitcoin exchange moves to Silicon Valley

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The world's leading Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, has announced a partnership with the Silicon Valley startup CoinLab. Under the agreement, CoinLab will handle Mt. Gox's American operations, which account for a large majority of the exchange's business. The transition will occur on March 22. CoinLab raised half a million...
In bid for credibility, largest Bitcoin exchange moves to Silicon Valley
CCP president takes off to do startup in games and health

Mobile Ticketing Solution Masabi Raises $2.8M To Help Transit Agencies Move To The Cloud, Opens New York Office

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Masabi, which develops and deploys mobile ticketing technology for the transport sector, has raised a further $2.8 million in a new round of funding from Detroit-based Fontinalis Partners, along with London-based MMC Ventures and existing investor m8 Capital. The new capital will be used by the UK company to “accelerate” transit agency deployments in...
Mobile Ticketing Solution Masabi Raises $2.8M To Help Transit Agencies Move To The Cloud, Opens New York Office

Online shipping marketplace uShip plans on leveraging Brazil's logistics woes to bolster its business

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Online shipping marketplace uShip has announced that it is working on expanding its presence in Latin America, especially in Brazil. This move follows the $18 million round of series C funding that the company raised from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) last December. According to its senior manager for global...
Online shipping marketplace uShip plans on leveraging Brazil's logistics woes to bolster its business

Japanese Game Maker Gree Eyes More Deals As Zynga Looms

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Japan-based mobile game maker Gree Inc. isn’t well known in the U.S., but it could soon be head to head with Zynga Inc. in the market for smartphone-based games. One of Funzio’s most popular mobile games, Crime City. Gree is big in Japan, and Zynga is big on the desktop....
Japanese Game Maker Gree Eyes More Deals As Zynga Looms

Peixe Urbano buys food delivery startup to grow beyond daily deals

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The Latin American daily deal giant Peixe Urbano has bought the local food delivery website O Entregador, the company announced today. It is the third company Peixe Urbano has acquired this year. As we reported, the fast-growing Brazilian company recently bought another food-related website, the restaurant booking service Zuppa, and also acquired the...
Peixe Urbano buys food delivery startup to grow beyond daily deals
HTC in disarray: staff departures, 'disastrous' First, and production problems cloud company's future

Windows RT Tablets Could Carry Price Tag as Low as $300

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When the first tablets running Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows RT operating system debut in October, they’ll do so at a very competitive price. David Schmoock, Lenovo’s head of North American operations, tells Bloomberg that Windows RT tablets running ARM processors will cost a third to half as much as their Intel-powered,...
Windows RT Tablets Could Carry Price Tag as Low as $300

Report: HTC continues skid with sales expected to fall in Q1

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HTC Vivid HTC Corp., the giant Tawain-based smartphone maker that maintains its North American operations in the Seattle area, said Monday that revenue may drop as much as 36 percent in the first quarter as it continues face challenges from Samsung and Apple. Reuters reports that the problems are expected...
Report: HTC continues skid with sales expected to fall in Q1

Profits sink at HTC on delay of new HTC One smartphone

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HTC, the Taiwan-based smartphone maker whose North American operations are located in the Seattle area, posted weak earnings today driven in part by the delayed launch of the HTC One. The company’s net income fell to $2.8 million, the sixth straight decline and a 98 percent drop, reports Bloomberg. HTC...
Profits sink at HTC on delay of new HTC One smartphone

As Apple ponders US move, Foxconn does same

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Even as Apple promises some US-assembled Macs, Foxconn, one of Apple's largest manufacturing partners, is reportedly looking to expand its North American operations in the near future. The Taipei-based manufacturer, which already has operations in California and Texas, cites growing customer demand for American-made devices as the reason behind the...
As Apple ponders US move, Foxconn does same

Telefónica Profit Falls

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Telefónica's first-quarter net profit fell on weakness in European markets like Spain and Italy, despite a strong contribution from its Latin American operations....
Telefónica Profit Falls

Former Google Exec Singh Cassidy Becomes CEO of Fashion Start-up Polyvore

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Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (pictured here), former president of Google’s Asia-Pacific and Latin American operations, has taken CEO job at an unusual fashion and shopping social network called Polyvore. The registered site allows users to “mix & match products from your favorite stores” into fashion “sets” on any topic, from...
Former Google Exec Singh Cassidy Becomes CEO of Fashion Start-up Polyvore

Top Bitcoin exchange hit with $75 million suit over failed partnership

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In February, we reported on a major deal between Mt. Gox, the Japanese firm that runs the world's largest Bitcoin exchange, and the American startup CoinLab. Under the terms of the agreement, CoinLab would take charge of Mt. Gox's operations in the United States and Canada. CoinLab promised that...
Top Bitcoin exchange hit with $75 million suit over failed partnership

1.5 million credit cards "exported" in hack of payments processor

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The network intrusion that hit Global Payments was confined to its North American operations and "exported" data for about 1.5 million holders, the credit card payments processor said Sunday evening. Atlanta-based Global Payments didn't say what it meant by the term "export" nor did they say how many accounts...
1.5 million credit cards "exported" in hack of payments processor

Coca-Cola in preliminary pact to acquire bottler's North American operations http://on.mktw.net/cJh1ad /via @MarketWatch

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Coca-Cola in preliminary pact to acquire bottler's North American operations http://on.mktw.net/cJh1ad /via @MarketWatch
Windows RT tablets could start at $300, according to Lenovo executive

T-Mobile USA Reports First Customer Growth Since 2009 But "Challenges Persist Unchanged" As It Waits For Apple Deal To Kick In

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Deutsche Telekom, owner of T-Mobile USA, today reported its Q4 and full-year results, and it looks like it is starting to arrest some of the declines in its North American operations: overall subscribers at T-Mobile USA now stand at 33.4 million — a rise of 0.6% compared to a year...
T-Mobile USA Reports First Customer Growth Since 2009 But "Challenges Persist Unchanged" As It Waits For Apple Deal To Kick In

GetTaxi hails $20m in funding as the Israeli startup eyes the NYC cab market

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GetTaxi has announced a whopping $20m funding round as the Israeli startup ramps up its international efforts and sets its sights on the lucrative NYC taxi market. We’ve seen a surge in taxi apps in recent times, with the likes of Hailo securing $17m in series A funding, and Uber...
GetTaxi hails $20m in funding as the Israeli startup eyes the NYC cab market
PokerStars to pay $547 million gambling fine, will buy Full Tilt Poker

One More Time — Don't Hoard Information

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As it turns out, Europeans got a bit of a head start having their defective Toyotas fixed. Yoshimi Inaba, head of the company's North American operations, admitted to a congressional committee last week that in response to complaints in Britain and Ireland, Toyota made production changes to fix the sticky-pedal...
One More Time — Don't Hoard Information

Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows

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Netflix has reported its first quarter financial results. The company lost $0.08 per share on $870 million in revenue in the quarter. Analysts had expected the company to lose 27 cents per share. The company exceeded that mark. Wall Street expects revenues of $897 million for the company in the...
Netflix loses $4.58 million, as DVDs decline and streaming grows
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