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Tech Cocktail nabs $2.5M to become the 'leaders' of VegasTech

Foxconn and Sharp Enter Partnership to Advance LCD Technology

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Sharp today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Foxconn/Hon Hai Precision, seeking to stabilize its own financial situation and fund investments to continue pushing LCD technology forward. Foxconn is of course Apple's primary manufacturing partner for many of its products, while Sharp was reportedly responsible for...
Foxconn and Sharp Enter Partnership to Advance LCD Technology

How Microsoft's new Bing Fund will invest in startups

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Voodoo PC founder Rahul Sood, GM of Microsoft’s new Bing Fund. Microsoft today confirmed that it has created a new investment fund and startup incubator sponsored by its Bing search engine. The Bing Fund will be making investments in selected startups, giving them access to Bing’s data for use in...
How Microsoft's new Bing Fund will invest in startups

Umbel Gets Strategic Investment From Knight Foundation To Change The Way Online Audiences Are Measured

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Reporting and analytics firm Umbel wants to provide new metrics for measuring content online, to help publishers better monetize their content. And it’s getting some validation from the Knight Foundation, which was just announced as a strategic investor in the startup. Umbel uses big data analysis of publisher data to...
Umbel Gets Strategic Investment From Knight Foundation To Change The Way Online Audiences Are Measured

Tech companies could get help with London stock market flotations

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Minister plans reforms to boost the number of companies that can raise stock market cash in the UKHigh-tech companies from London's "Silicon Roundabout" and the rest of Europe could get a fast track to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under new regulations being proposed by the government to try to...
Tech companies could get help with London stock market flotations

The Rise Of The Mobile-Social-Vertical Marketplace

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Editor’s note: Navin Chaddha is a Managing Director at Mayfield Fund, a global early-stage venture capital firm with over $3 billion under management, whose portfolio companies leverage the drivers of cloud/SaaS, mobile, social, energytech and big data. Some current Mayfield Fund investments include Appcelerator, Fab, Marketo, Poshmark, Solarcity, and Zimride. The U.S. e-commerce market is estimated at $200 billion and is...
The Rise Of The Mobile-Social-Vertical Marketplace

Microsoft's Bing Fund invests in social discovery app Sonar

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New York City startup Sonar announced today that is has received a strategic investment from Microsoft’s Bing Fund. Sonar taps into social networks to tell you how you’re connected to people nearby and in locations you’ve checked into. It’s part of a crowd of social discovery apps, which includes...
Microsoft's Bing Fund invests in social discovery app Sonar
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