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Former Square COO Keith Rabois Has Started A Square-Bashing War On Twitter

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Keith Rabois, former Square COO, prolific angel investor and new partner at venture firm Khosla Ventures, has been bashing his former company, Square on Twitter this weekend. This prompted Square cofounder Dennis Crowley to take to Twitter, defend Square, and bash Rabois back. And now many of the Valley's biggest...
Former Square COO Keith Rabois Has Started A Square-Bashing War On Twitter

New Roku HD, 2 and LT updated to version 4.7, slew of 'under the hood' improvements in tow

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It's been nearly a month since we saw the Roku 2 and LT get hit with some performance-boosting updates, and now the pair's about to be on the receiving end of some additional enhancements. Version 4.7 -- which is also coming to that new Roku HD -- brings with...
New Roku HD, 2 and LT updated to version 4.7, slew of 'under the hood' improvements in tow

HTC partners with Intertrust, buys 20 percent of SyncTV

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It's been a while since we've heard the name SyncTV 'round these parts, but perhaps we'll be seeing a bit more of it now that HTC has a stake in the streaming video company. As part of a deal with Intertrust, HTC has purchased 20 percent of its new...
HTC partners with Intertrust, buys 20 percent of SyncTV

Google's Tablet Manufacturer: It's 'Torture' Working With Googlers (GOOG)

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  Google only gave Asus four months to build the Nexus 7 tablet, Asus chairman Jonney Shih told AllThingsD. “Our engineers told me it is like torture,” Shih said in an AllThingsD interview. "They ask a lot.” Harsh! But Google is going up against some stiff competition, Apple and Amazon,...
Google's Tablet Manufacturer: It's 'Torture' Working With Googlers (GOOG)

Baidu buys control of streaming video portal iQiyi, raises stakes in China's media wars

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The merger of China's video giants Youku and Tudou this August must have struck a nerve over at Baidu: the search engine just bought out equity firm Providence's controlling stake in iQiyi, an already large video service built solely around streaming professional movies and TV shows. Should the deal...
Baidu buys control of streaming video portal iQiyi, raises stakes in China's media wars

Forget Facebook, Buddy Media Joined Salesforce For Its, Um, Sales Force

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The knee-jerk reaction to Salesforce.com’s acquisition of Buddy Media is that the company scrambled to sell itself after Facebook’s IPO disaster ruined its own chances of an IPO. To that I say, fat chance. The thing is, Buddy Media had no real need to sell. The company has been...
Forget Facebook, Buddy Media Joined Salesforce For Its, Um, Sales Force

Former Clearwell And CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly Joins Sequoia Capital As Partner

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Sequoia Capital is announcing a new partner today—former Clearwell and CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly. At Sequoia, Hilaly will focus on investing and working with enterprise, internet, and mobile companies. Hilaly was formerly the CEO of enterprise-class eDiscovery management platform maker Clearwell systems, which was acquired by Symantec last year for...
Former Clearwell And CenterRun CEO Aaref Hilaly Joins Sequoia Capital As Partner

Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

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BlueStacks, a maker of software that runs Android apps on Windows computers gained another big partner: Lenovo. Announced on Monday at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, BlueStacks says its new partner will install the Android player software on the Lenovo Idea-branded consumer PCs. Lenovo, one of the top PC...
Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

Google Partners Up to Sell Cloud Computing and Storage

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Google is launching a new Cloud Partner Program that will formalize the ecosystem around its cloud compute and storage products and bring new ways for customers to tap into Google's cloud offerings. They'll also offer levels of service and support that might be difficult for Google alone to provide. The...
Google Partners Up to Sell Cloud Computing and Storage

Gnip unveils "Plugged In To Gnip" partner program, lists 13 companies doing big things with data

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In the era of big data, one of the popular services that companies are flocking to is Gnip. With over 100 billion social activities reviewed and shared each month, there’s quite a bit of information that it has. And that’s why eight out of the nine social media monitoring firms...
Gnip unveils "Plugged In To Gnip" partner program, lists 13 companies doing big things with data

Data Storage Company, Scale Computing, Raises $12M Series D Led By Heron Capital To Grow Its Datacenter-In-A-Box

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Data storage company Scale Computing, which provides clustered storage infrastructure for small and medium-sized companies, has closed a $12 million Series D funding round, led by Heron Capital Venture Fund. Reservoir Venture Partners also contributed to this round as a new investor, joining existing investors who also contributed — including: Allos Ventures, CID...
Data Storage Company, Scale Computing, Raises $12M Series D Led By Heron Capital To Grow Its Datacenter-In-A-Box

Sprint leaves LightSquared without a network

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Sprint on Friday terminated its partnership with LightSquared, not only denying the would-be operator its biggest 4G customer, but also blocking LightSquared’s path to building an LTE network. LightSquared chances of ever getting its mobile broadband service off the ground were already bad enough, but now it’s faced with two...
Sprint leaves LightSquared without a network

Pocket Rolls Out New Site Subscription Partners: Is This A Better Way Forward For Mobile Magazines?

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Pocket announced its revamped Site Subscription feature along with launch partner Matter earlier this week, and today it’s adding two new partner publications, including The New York Review of Books and the Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR). Both publications will now offer paid subscribers the ability to save articles for Pocket and access them for...
Pocket Rolls Out New Site Subscription Partners: Is This A Better Way Forward For Mobile Magazines?

Intel brings Medfield to Russia with the MegaFon Mint

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The Intel-powered mobile machine has been slowly picking up pace this year. Now, the chip-maker has signed up a new partner in the form of Russian operator MegaFon. So, it looks like we might see another (and we must say familiar looking) network-branded Android Medfield phone in the form...
Intel brings Medfield to Russia with the MegaFon Mint

CES tells CNET: You're fired!

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At the 2013 CES convention, CNET's editorial staff loved the DISH Hopper DVR and nominated it "Best in Show." That journalistic decision was quickly tossed out, however, by the legal department at CBS, CNET's corporate parent. CBS is involved in litigation against DISH over the Hopper. The censoring of CNET's...
CES tells CNET: You're fired!
AppDirect grabs $8.5M to power cloud app stores, partners with Rackspace

Kiip mobile rewards platform arrives in Japan with campaign for Ponta loyalty program

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Kiip, a reward service for mobile apps, has kicked off its first entry into Japan, partnering with local loyalty program Ponta for its first campaign. Ponta is a useful partner to have in Japan, as it already has a relationship with 20,000 retailers across the country. Kiip’s reward offers 5,000...
Kiip mobile rewards platform arrives in Japan with campaign for Ponta loyalty program

500 Startups Hires Shai Goldman in NYC, Pankaj Jain in New Delhi

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Dave McClure’s 500 Startups continues its expansion across the country and world today with two new partner hires: Shai Goldman in New York and Pankaj Jain in New Delhi. The firm is quickly closing in a portfolio large enough to meets its namesake. From what I understand, 500 Startups...
500 Startups Hires Shai Goldman in NYC, Pankaj Jain in New Delhi

4 reasons Windows would boost the Nook

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Barnes & Noble won’t confirm that its e-reader will run its new partner Microsoft’s upcoming mobile operating system. But here’s why it should. FORTUNE — When Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft earlier this week, they set tongues wagging. It wasn’t only because the Redmond, Washington-based software...
4 reasons Windows would boost the Nook

Greylock Partners Names Former Vontu CEO Ansanelli As Newest Partner

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Venture capital firm Greylock Partners is going on long on the enterprise. If that wasn’t already obvious from its investments companies like Palo Alto Networks, which went public last week, as well as ServiceNow, Imperva and the soon-to-be-public Workday, here’s another sign: A new partner who will focus exclusively on...
Greylock Partners Names Former Vontu CEO Ansanelli As Newest Partner

FitStar Raises $4M Round Led By Trinity To Make The Best iPad-Led Home Workouts

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FitStar, the San Francisco-based startup that just launched a workout app with Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, just raised $4 million in a round led by Trinity Ventures to expand its line-up of fitness apps. Earlier investors like Google Ventures also participated. The round was put together a few...
FitStar Raises $4M Round Led By Trinity To Make The Best iPad-Led Home Workouts

Batman, DC Comics drop in on iBooks

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Step aside, Robin. Batman's got a new partner for digital comics: Apple's iBookstore. [Read more]...
Batman, DC Comics drop in on iBooks

Kleiner Perkins Partners With Rock Health To Give Health Tech Startups A Boost

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Rock Health, the accelerator for startups specializing in health-related apps, has landed a big new partner: Famed Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Kleiner is joining Rock Health’s existing partners Mohr Davidow Ventures, Aberdare Ventures, and the Mayo Clinic in providing $100,000 of investment for...
Kleiner Perkins Partners With Rock Health To Give Health Tech Startups A Boost
Facebook profiles: now cross-referenced with retail purchases!

With a little help from Google, Polish startup accelerator GammaRebels shifts into second gear

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Polish startup accelerator program GammaRebels has found a new partner in Internet giant Google, which is teaming up with the business builder founded by VC firm hardGAMMA Ventures to help launch and support new startups. Now in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs, the GammaRebels accelerator program is open to all...
With a little help from Google, Polish startup accelerator GammaRebels shifts into second gear

Microsoft's Monday Mystery: A Tablet, an E-Reader?

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Guessing continues during the countdown to Microsoft's announcement, which may involve a new partner along with a hardware entry....
Microsoft's Monday Mystery: A Tablet, an E-Reader?

With new partner, VC firm Aberdare goes all in on digital health

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Venture capital firm Aberdare is evolving with the times. In response to technology, policy and demographic trends that are reshaping the healthcare industry, the group on Tuesday said it is refining its investment thesis. To support its growing emphasis on “transformational health investing,” the firm also said it had hired...
With new partner, VC firm Aberdare goes all in on digital health
Social Data Provider Gnip Announces "Plugged In To Gnip" Partner Program
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble complete Nook deal, Windows 8 app due imminently

Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more

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Plus those Microsoft lyrics explained, Verizon whacks moderate data users in the US and moreA (delayed; apologies) quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamShould your child play in Habbo Hotel? >> Channel 4 NewsExclusive: a Channel 4 News investigation uncovers shocking...
Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more
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