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Tonara puts sheet music on technology's center stage (otherwise known as the iPad)
Funding Daily: Hot out of the microwave

Cooking Site Food52 Raises $2 Million from Lerer Ventures and Others

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Ms. Hesser and Ms. Stubbs Former New York Times food editor Amanda Hesser made a media splash a few years ago with the launch of a crowdsourced home-cooking site called Food52. Started with Merrill Stubs, who co-authored The Essential New York Times Cookbook with Ms. Hesser, Food52 has become a household name for...
Cooking Site Food52 Raises $2 Million from Lerer Ventures and Others
App Infusion: How Microsoft is taking its hackathon model online

Battlefield Startup SnipSnap Sees Over 1M Coupons Clipped, Locks Up $900K In Funding

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It’s only been a few weeks since SnipSnap co-founder/CEO Ted Mann took to the Disrupt stage to talk about his super-simple coupon saving and sharing app, and now it seems the young company has already hit some major milestones. Mann revealed that the coupon sharing platform has seen over 1...
Battlefield Startup SnipSnap Sees Over 1M Coupons Clipped, Locks Up $900K In Funding

MokaFive's Secure, Cloud-like Data Vault for iPad, iPhone Aims to Please Users and IT

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This morning, managed desktop provider MokaFive is launching a new approach to solving two of the most pressing issues facing IT and security professionals: the infusion of consumer devices - notably the iPad - into corporate data centers; and enterprise workers turning to consumer cloud storage services like Dropbox and...
MokaFive's Secure, Cloud-like Data Vault for iPad, iPhone Aims to Please Users and IT

French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale “Video is the new audio”, we often hear from startup founders who are setting their sights on large businesses. The latest startup in the video collaboration category is Weemo, a company that was founded by French entrepreneur and telecom exec...
French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

Apple building new downtown Reno facilities to support its iCloud data center

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The struggling downtown of Reno, Nev., is about to get an infusion of investment when Apple begins construction of new support facilities to manage the iCloud data center now being built 20 miles away.    ...
Apple building new downtown Reno facilities to support its iCloud data center

Sprint grabs U.S. Cellular spectrum, customers for $480m

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Sprint hopes an infusion of customers and bandwidth will bolster its midwestern network. [Read more]...
Sprint grabs U.S. Cellular spectrum, customers for $480m

CrowdSource raises $12.5M from Highland Capital to help businesses use scalable labor

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CrowdSource, the enterprise-level service that helps business accomplish tasks at scale, has just raised $12.5 million from Highland Capital in its Series A round of funding. With more than 200 customers, it caters towards medium-to-large companies that have business problems that recur at scale. With this new infusion of cash,...
CrowdSource raises $12.5M from Highland Capital to help businesses use scalable labor

Netflix gets 'West Wing,' seven more shows from Warner Bros

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Good news for politicos with Netflix — you’ll soon be able to binge on complete seasons of The West Wing. The news comes by way of a partnership deal in which Time Warner will give the streaming service a new infusion of badly needed content. The deal, announced Monday, will...
Netflix gets 'West Wing,' seven more shows from Warner Bros

Marissa Mayer Details Her 3 Goals for Yahoo: More Users, Bigger International Reach And Broader Demographics

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Considering the long-standing struggles of Yahoo as a business, its board of directors battles, and Scott Thompson’s “ResumeGate”, Yahoo (and its investors) have been in sore need of some good news. When beloved Google exec Marissa Mayer took the helm as CEO back in July, finally Yahoo had a cause...
Marissa Mayer Details Her 3 Goals for Yahoo: More Users, Bigger International Reach And Broader Demographics
FreedomPop lets customers share their bandwidth; raises another $4.3M

Native Australians have had (carnal) knowledge of India

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Vllanova As genetic studies continue to expand in scope, one of the things they're revealing is the complexity of humanity's shared legacy. Rather than a clean expansion out of Africa, we've found that the ancestors of Europeans and Asians mated with Neanderthals, while the group that populated Australia and...
Native Australians have had (carnal) knowledge of India

Airbnb for dogs Rover.com raises $7m led by The Foundry Group, rolls out Animoto-powered video service

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Digital dog-boarding service Rover.com has raised $7 million in series B led by the Foundry Group along with existing investors. The company says that it intends to use the service to launch “new initiatives and innovations”. Also included in today’s announcement, it is rolling out an Animoto-powered video service for...
Airbnb for dogs Rover.com raises $7m led by The Foundry Group, rolls out Animoto-powered video service
Soon-To-Be-Acquired BlueSprig's AirCover Family Locator Is An App That Lets You Track Those Close To You

Social video app Viddy hits the runway for New York Fashion Week

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Hot on the heels of its $6M funding announcement yesterday, social video app Viddy is branching out its partnerships to New York City, and more specifically, the fashion scene. The company, which has an extremely popular app that lets its community share 15 second video clips complete with special effects...
Social video app Viddy hits the runway for New York Fashion Week
Cheezburger beefs up warchest with $5M in new funding

Minority-Focused Startup Incubator DreamIt Access Gets Renewed Investment, Will Continue For Two More Cycles

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Startup accelerator DreamIt Ventures is extending its minority-focused entrepreneur program DreamIt Access, thanks to a renewed commitment from previous investor Comcast Ventures. Today, DreamIt announced that Comcast Ventures will invest in two more cycles of DreamIt Access, which will be a part of the Philly 2012 program and the NY 2013 program. Through...
Minority-Focused Startup Incubator DreamIt Access Gets Renewed Investment, Will Continue For Two More Cycles
Ben Horowitz on the “IPO From Hell”

GameStick wraps up successful Kickstarter run with nearly $650K

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With a sum totaling around six times what the folks at PlayJam initially requested, the GameStick Kickstarter campaign can certainly be called a success. The project ended today just shy of $650K ($647,658 to be precise), resulting in its successful funding. Now all the folks at PlayJam have to...
GameStick wraps up successful Kickstarter run with nearly $650K
Telcos anxiously watch as Sprint's Clearwire acquisition appears done
SimpliVity pulls in $25M from Kleiner Perkins to streamline the data center
Perfecto Mobile lands $15M to test apps on real phones over the web

Social Commerce Network Lockerz Raises Another $7.5 Million

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Social commerce network Lockerz, which just lost its founder and CEO Kathy Savitt to Yahoo, has raised $7.5 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the new funding, and said the round was raised from existing investors. The filing lists both Kleiner...
Social Commerce Network Lockerz Raises Another $7.5 Million

Would an Internet of Things Threaten the Internet of People?

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If 50 billion, or however many billion, devices share the same Internet as some 8 billion humans by the year 2020, will the weakest links in data security be on machines that have any degree of human control? Put another way, could a not-so-smart client on a machine-to-machine (M2M) network...
Would an Internet of Things Threaten the Internet of People?
StartEngine goes corporate with Accenture partnership. Will an "Innovation as a Service" program turn off entrepreneurs?

Airbnb Appears To Be Getting Into The Massive Local-Advertising Fight With Groupon, Google, And Yelp (YELP, GRPN, GOOG)

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We think Airbnb is laying the groundwork for a big push into helping local businesses market themselves. Airbnb is creating guidebooks to neighborhoods for people who book lodging with its service, and designating some local coffee shops as official "Airbnb Local Lounges," where guests can cool their heels and get...
Airbnb Appears To Be Getting Into The Massive Local-Advertising Fight With Groupon, Google, And Yelp (YELP, GRPN, GOOG)

Sprint, SoftBank announce a deal #thecircuit

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Sprint, SoftBank announce a deal: Sprint Nextel and the Japanese carrier SoftBank announced a $20.1 billion deal Monday that will hand majority control of the U.S. carrier to SoftBank. The Japanese firm is buying an approximately 70 percent stake in Sprint -- an infusion of capital that will help...
Sprint, SoftBank announce a deal #thecircuit
TaskRabbit raises $13M, adds former eBay exec Rob Chesney to board
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