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Redpoint Ventures Closes On $400 Million For Its 5th Fund, Redpoint V, To Invest In More Early-Stage Startups

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Silicon Valley venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures has raised $400 million for Redpoint V, its fifth venture capital fund. The firm says that Redpoint V will be used to invest in early-stage entrepreneurs and startups. While some other venture capital firms have dramatically increased fund sizes with time, Redpoint has...
Redpoint Ventures Closes On $400 Million For Its 5th Fund, Redpoint V, To Invest In More Early-Stage Startups

Mobile Social Network Path Is Launching A Beautiful New Product Very Soon

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Path investor Chi-Hua Chien of Kleiner Perkins just dropped a huge hint that an update to the mobile app is coming. Path, which bills itself as an "online smart journal," famously revamped its app last November, turning itself from a me-too photo-sharing service to a very distinctive mobile social network,...
Mobile Social Network Path Is Launching A Beautiful New Product Very Soon
Google Glass Gets New Twitter, Facebook, CNN Apps

[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions!

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When you download an app from the Android Google Play store, it will prompt you to accept the permissions it requests from your device. Most people do not pay attention and simply download the app. This is a bad idea. Left unchecked, app permissions can open your device to possible data...
[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions!

Path's New Search Engine Is Actually A Social Time Machine

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"One thing we've heard a lot from our users is that they'd really like to relive their old moments," says Nate Johnson, Path's VP of marketing. "That need for nostalgia--it's an innate human trait." This week, Facebook's mobile photo-sharing network Instagram experienced a massive public fallout due to its...
Path's New Search Engine Is Actually A Social Time Machine
The Facebook-ification of Path and Instagram is at least partly our fault

Path now encrypting and anonymizing contact data to protect user privacy

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In a post on its company blog, the private social network Path has stated that it will begin hashing user contact data in order to make it anonymous and protect it. This is in response to issues that began when it was found that Path was uploading customer’s contact data...
Path now encrypting and anonymizing contact data to protect user privacy

Today in Tech: What's Google doing with $120 million?

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Fortune's curated selection of tech stories from the weekend. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * How the music industry adapted to social media. (Brian Solis) * Private social network Path came under fire in recent weeks after reports hit that the startup was storing users'...
Today in Tech: What's Google doing with $120 million?

What's Tough And Awesome About Being A Well-Known Couple In Silicon Valley

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What's it like when two well-known startup founders live under the same roof? Brit and Dave Morin first met a few years ago. Their first date was over coffee, talking about technology. Now they're married. Both worked for Apple. Dave went on to work for Facebook, then he launched mobile...
What's Tough And Awesome About Being A Well-Known Couple In Silicon Valley

Facebook hires new head in Japan, just days after rival Mixi brought in a 30-year old CEO

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There’s a change at the top at Facebook….in Japan, where the company has hired former McDonalds and Boston Consulting Group marketing exec Atsushi Iwashita as its new Managing Director. The news is reported in Markezine — via Asiajin – although Iwashita, who was most recently CEO at brand consultancy firm Interbrand Japan, is still to update...
Facebook hires new head in Japan, just days after rival Mixi brought in a 30-year old CEO
Why Path May Be The Ultimate App For Google Glass

Path Adds Personal Voice Messages, Photo Filters, Movie And Book Reviews To Sharing App

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Personal social network Path has added a few features in version 2.5 of its sharing app. Among those, the photo feature has been updated with filters, and Path has slapped on a bigger, better display in which to enjoy them. Invites to friends...
Path Adds Personal Voice Messages, Photo Filters, Movie And Book Reviews To Sharing App

Dave Morin: Path to hit 3M users this week, will release iPad app this year

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The private social network Path, originally launched on iOS and now available also on Android, is set to hit 3 million users this week, says founder Dave Morin. The statement was reported by Emily Chang of Bloomberg TV, from the network’s News Maker Lunch event. Morin also went on to say...
Dave Morin: Path to hit 3M users this week, will release iPad app this year

RedPoint Ventures Might Have Just Bought Itself A $40 Million Headache

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This morning brought confirmation of news Business Insider startup reporter Alyson Shontell dug up a couple weeks ago: Menlo Park VC firm RedPoint Ventures has invested big money, $40 million, into mobile social network, Path, at a $250 million valuation. Here's what's odd: RedPoint just invested in a startup that is...
RedPoint Ventures Might Have Just Bought Itself A $40 Million Headache

Texas man sues Path, claims it stole more than just his contacts

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Another Texas man is suing mobile social network Path, this time saying the company is doing more than just storing address book information. Oscar Hernandez filed the class action lawsuit in the city of San Francisco, Calif. this week, saying that he and other Path users were “victims of...
Texas man sues Path, claims it stole more than just his contacts

Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

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Plus Jawbone tries BodyMedia for size, the endless meme of the 'smaller iPhone', original iPhone approaches obsolescence, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe antisocial network: Path texts my entire phonebook at 6am >> Branded3Stephen Kenwright: 6am: When I rolled...
Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

CrunchWeek: Path's $1B Valuation, Google's Waze Buy And The WWDC Recap

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It’s that time of the week for a new episode of CrunchWeek, the weekly show where three of us writers plop ourselves down in the TechCrunch TV studio for some real talk about the most interesting stories from the past seven days. Colleen Taylor, Greg Kumparak and I chatted...
CrunchWeek: Path's $1B Valuation, Google's Waze Buy And The WWDC Recap

Path reaches $800,000 settlement with FTC over iOS privacy issue

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Social network Path has reached an agreement with the FTC to settle charges that it violated users' privacy by improperly accessing contact data from its iOS users. During the investigation into the improper access of contact data, however, the FTC discovered that Path had allowed some children under the...
Path reaches $800,000 settlement with FTC over iOS privacy issue

Path Apologizes for and Removes Automatic User Address Book Uploads

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Personal social network Path got called out yesterday for automatically uploading users’ address books to its servers. Now the company has formally apologized and introduced a fix. CEO Dave Morin wrote in a blog post, “We now understand that the way we had designed our ‘Add Friends’ feature was wrong....
Path Apologizes for and Removes Automatic User Address Book Uploads

Path hits the 10-million-served mark

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Private social network Path today announced that it has surpassed the ten million user mark. The company’s Twitter update reads, “10 million users and growing! We’re so excited.” Headquartered in downtown San Francisco, Path enables largely private messaging and sharing amongst small groups of family and friends in a...
Path hits the 10-million-served mark
Dave Morin, Mark Pincus and more big names to speak at MobileBeat 2012

MYSTERY SOLVED: Here's Exactly How Much Mobile Social Network Path Raised

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Path recently announced its Series B round of financing. The company said it raised more than $30 million but didn't give an exact amount. Prior to the announcement, tech sites estimated the round would close somewhere between $20 and $40 million. VCExperts, a site that spends all day everyday analyzing...
MYSTERY SOLVED: Here's Exactly How Much Mobile Social Network Path Raised
Facebook's graph search and the end of privacy by obscurity
Path takes social intimacy to the next level with Nike FuelBand integration

Path doesn't have a registered user problem, it has a trust problem

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If you’ve read anything about the social network Path over the last year or so, you’d know that it’s an attractive app with some interesting social and design features, but one that has been struggling for years now to get enough users to move it into the big leagues of social networks. Path...
Path doesn't have a registered user problem, it has a trust problem

Time For Apple To Fix How iOS Handles Contact Data As More Apps Follow Path

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A week after mobile social network Path found itself in the tech industry spotlight for uploading iOS contacts without explicit permission, it’s becoming clear that the problem is more widespread. And while companies who sneak things past their users deserve scorn when caught, it’s also clear that Apple (NSDQ:...
Time For Apple To Fix How iOS Handles Contact Data As More Apps Follow Path

9 Impressive College Students Every Tech Company Should Try To Poach

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They're automating dorm rooms and becoming the world's youngest VCs. Meet 9 college students that tech companies should -- or are already trying to --- poach before graduation.Alice Lee spent four hours creating a resume website for Instagram that went viral. Now she's interning at Path Twitter Handle: @byalicelee Currently...
9 Impressive College Students Every Tech Company Should Try To Poach

Saying Goodbye to Online Lurking

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They say that only one percent of people on the Internet create all the content, while the other 99 percent passively show up to view it. But these days, lurking is becoming much more of an active behavior than it was before, because even just looking at content is something...
Saying Goodbye to Online Lurking

Mobile Social Network Path Admits It Raised A Mega $30 Million+ Series B Round

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There aren't many surprises in the press release announcing Path's new round of financing. Alexia Tsotsis of TechCrunch reported it would raise about ~ $30 million; it did.  We reported Redpoint Ventures would lead the round; it did.   AllThingsD said the news would be announced yesterday or today and it...
Mobile Social Network Path Admits It Raised A Mega $30 Million+ Series B Round

Don't Want Your Private Data to Leak? Jailbreak Your iPhone

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Depending on how you look at it, your smartphone is either egregiously violating your privacy or just trying to improve your user experience in a not-so-transparent way. Either way, it turns out, some apps are leaking personal data, like your address book. The controversy erupted when a hacker discovered that...
Don't Want Your Private Data to Leak? Jailbreak Your iPhone
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