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Apple Becomes Most Valuable Publicly-Traded Stock Ever

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Milestones for Apple's stock are falling rapidly in recent days, with another strong performance today pushing Apple past Microsoft for the title of most valuable publicly-trade stock ever, a distinction Microsoft has held since December 1999. Microsoft's market capitalization peaked on December 30, 1999, reaching an intraday high of $119.94...
Apple Becomes Most Valuable Publicly-Traded Stock Ever

iTunes Digital Gift Cards Now Available Through Facebook

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Facebook today announced that it has added iTunes Store digital gift cards to its Facebook Gifts platform, making it easier for users to send iTunes credit to their networks of Facebook friends.Starting today with Facebook Gifts, you can instantly gift your friends iTunes digital gifts and recommend albums, movies, games,...
iTunes Digital Gift Cards Now Available Through Facebook

How the Cloud Is Putting the Sizzle Back Into Business Intelligence

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Business Intelligence is a multibillion-dollar market made up of enormous software projects from the likes of IBM/Cognos, SAP/Business Objects and Oracle/Hyperion — think high barriers to entry, long enterprise sales cycles and expensive software licensing. The recent $5.8 billion SAP/Sybase acquisition is just the latest evidence of the high stakes...
How the Cloud Is Putting the Sizzle Back Into Business Intelligence
A Challenge To Apple To "Think Different" About Spending Its $100 Billion Cash Stash

HealthBeat: A summit to discuss disruptive technologies in healthcare (May 20-21)

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We’re delighted to announce HealthBeat, a new conference that showcases how technology is transforming healthcare. HealthBeat takes place on May 20 – 21, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in downtown San Francisco. This is the first event to have a singular focus on how information technology (IT) is driving out inefficiencies in healthcare....
HealthBeat: A summit to discuss disruptive technologies in healthcare (May 20-21)
The wheels on Message Bus go round and round
Comprehend wants to cure data woes for pharma companies

Break out the Cachaça: Brazil's largest early-stage investment fund opens

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This morning, Redpoint e.ventures announced that it is the largest early-stage venture capital fund in Brazil. The firm raised $130 million and is the first Silicon-Valley affiliated fund dedicated to the region. This news comes just one week after BV Capital rebranded as e.ventures and formally unified its five international...
Break out the Cachaça: Brazil's largest early-stage investment fund opens

Personal Capital Closes $25 Million In Series C Funding For Online Wealth Management Platform

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When many people hear “wealth management,” they think of elite advisors meeting old money clients at the country club, or decades-old firms with big names such as Fidelity or Schwab. But in the years ahead, one Silicon Valley startup is aiming to shake up that establishment — and just has...
Personal Capital Closes $25 Million In Series C Funding For Online Wealth Management Platform
Gree and Yahoo Japan invest $2.2M in GxYz social gaming business
DataGravity lands $30M to turn 'data into information'
EA unveils Medal of Honor Warfighter for this fall

CrunchWeek: Amazon's Purchase Of Goodreads, YC's Smaller Demo Day And Bitcoin Hitting $1 Billion

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[tc_5min code="517728926"] It’s time for CrunchWeek, that very special time each week when a few of us writers gather around the TechCrunch TV cameras to shoot the breeze about the biggest and most interesting stories from the past seven days. Anthony Ha, Colleen Taylor and I sat down to discuss...
CrunchWeek: Amazon's Purchase Of Goodreads, YC's Smaller Demo Day And Bitcoin Hitting $1 Billion

Sony confirms receiving PS3 certification in China, but remains quiet on plans to launch there

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Sony has confirmed that its PlayStation 3 gaming console has received an important quality certification in China, but it stopped short of declaring that it will officially enter the market, Reuters reports. Though the certification does bring Sony, which recently released a slimmed-down version of the PS3, one step closer...
Sony confirms receiving PS3 certification in China, but remains quiet on plans to launch there

Spotted: Hasbro And Zynga's First Physical Title, A Farmville Memory Game For Ages 4 And Up

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Zynga became a public company with $3.75 billion dollar market cap in part by taking existing physical games and introducing them to your browser and social graph. Poker and Scrabble are just two that immediately come to mind. But, lately we’ve seen Zynga flipping its model, turning to the offline...
Spotted: Hasbro And Zynga's First Physical Title, A Farmville Memory Game For Ages 4 And Up

Coinsetter Lands $500K From SecondMarket Founder & Others To Help Bring Leverage, Shorting To Bitcoin Trade

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Today, Coinsetter, a New York City-based startup looking to launch a new Forex trading platform for Bitcoin, announced today that it has raised $500,000 in seed capital. The round was led by Tribeca Venture Partners, with participation from angel investors like SecondMarket co-founder and CEO Barry Silbert, Jimmy Furland, a...
Coinsetter Lands $500K From SecondMarket Founder & Others To Help Bring Leverage, Shorting To Bitcoin Trade

Bizarro world, and how women are helping each other

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Vivek Wadhwa is vice president of innovation and research at Singularity University and Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.  At the Women 2.0 “The Next Billion” conference last week, I started my talk by saying that the event reminded me of the Seinfeld episode Bizarro World. That is the chapter...
Bizarro world, and how women are helping each other

Greylock Bats off Market Concerns, Calls Pandora an IPO Candidate [Video]

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Last week we invited Greylock’s David Sze and Reid Hoffman into the studio for a chat about the state of the venture market, with its odd mix of soaring valuations and horrible returns. As it turned out, these two might be the worst guys in Silicon Valley to ask. I...
Greylock Bats off Market Concerns, Calls Pandora an IPO Candidate [Video]
AppDynamics nets $50M from IVP, Greylock, & others to dominate app performance management

French Web/mobile games startup Adictiz lands $2.5m to expand and play the global market

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Casual gaming has developed into a billion dollar market and France-based mobile and social games startup Adictiz has closed a $2.5 million (€2 million) round of funding which it hopes will help it grab a share of the hugely lucrative global industry. The round, Adictiz’s first outside investment, is led...
French Web/mobile games startup Adictiz lands $2.5m to expand and play the global market

Twilio locks down a $70M Series D as it flirts with the public markets

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Twilio, the cloud-based telephony communication company, has raised a $70 million Series D round led by Redpoint Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). The move is part of the company’s path towards what some may believe to be an IPO (although Twilio hasn’t commented). Known for providing companies and developers...
Twilio locks down a $70M Series D as it flirts with the public markets

The Cloud Is Changing Your Life: Here's What You Need To Know (AMZN)

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Thanks to Microsoft's Windows 7 commercials, the term "cloud" has moved into the mainstream. Most people understand that "cloud" refers to applications that stream from the Internet. But there's a lot more to it than that. The word "cloud computing" covers a bunch of technologies, which is why Forrester...
The Cloud Is Changing Your Life: Here's What You Need To Know (AMZN)

Please Don’t Ruin The Second Screen

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Editor’s note:Somrat Niyogi is the CEO of Miso. There are advantages and disadvantages of being one of the earlier companies in a very early market. While new companies get to watch, observe, and create their own insights based on product features incumbents develop, we get to constantly introspect on “what has...
Please Don’t Ruin The Second Screen
Apple has shed the equivalent of a Google or a Microsoft since September 2012

NEW LETTER: David Einhorn Smacks Down Apple Skeptics, And Explains Why It Could Go To $1 Trillion

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David Einhorn's hedge fund, Greenlight Capital, sent its first quarter letter to investors yesterday. In the letter, he defended the fund's position in Apple stock against those who think the stock is currently in a bubble (Via @sharesleuth). Einhorn responded to four "common concerns" he's heard about holding the stock at...
NEW LETTER: David Einhorn Smacks Down Apple Skeptics, And Explains Why It Could Go To $1 Trillion
Zack Bogue and Matt Ocko launch Big Data-focused venture fund

Dog-related startup seeks funding, Andreessen Horowitz bites

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Another big-time Silicon Valley name has been linked to SoCal’s premier incubator, Science. The über VCs at Andreessen Horowitz have just invested in DogVacay, a sort of Airbnb for pets whose owners need to get out of town. The startup took a $1 million seed round from First Round...
Dog-related startup seeks funding, Andreessen Horowitz bites

Has Twitter done with mobile ads what Google and Facebook can’t?

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It’s no secret that mobile advertising is the holy grail that virtually every major digital player is trying to figure out, but no one seems to have cracked the code just yet. Facebook has admitted that while it has almost half a billion users on mobile devices, it still...
Has Twitter done with mobile ads what Google and Facebook can’t?

Hold The Phone — How The Future Of Web Advertising Is Linked To The Call

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We’re all now familiar with how adwords campaigns on Google work. You buy keywords commonly used in search terms, such as “plumber in X town”, and send people to a response mechanism, usually a web site. But increasingly that response mechanism is not a just a web site but a...
Hold The Phone — How The Future Of Web Advertising Is Linked To The Call

Facebook says new program to automatically share data ‘has nothing to do’ with ads

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Tucked into Facebook’s new proposed privacy policy released yesterday was a paragraph saying the social network will automatically share your data with special “pre-approved” partners when you visit their sites. But no partners were listed, nor was there any detail given on how these partners would be chosen. I talked...
Facebook says new program to automatically share data ‘has nothing to do’ with ads
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