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10-Q Watch: eBay Receives $145 Million Check for Rent.com

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eBay has disclosed how much it made from the sale of its Rent.com subsidiary after initially closing the deal months ago. According to a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission on Friday, proceeds from the sale of Rent.com totaled $145 million, which resulted in the online retailer recording a gain...
10-Q Watch: eBay Receives $145 Million Check for Rent.com

Account sheds light on how Apple conducts buyouts, Steve Jobs's negotiating strategy

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A new report reveals how Apple proceeds when buying a company, as well as how late company co-founder Steve Jobs liked to close out deals....
Account sheds light on how Apple conducts buyouts, Steve Jobs's negotiating strategy

Megaupload Publishes Deal to Counter U.S. Extortion Claims

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Last month Megaupload filed a renewed request to dismiss the indictment against it, until the U.S. Government finds a way to properly serve the company. Megaupload’s legal team reiterated that the company’s due process is at stake. The company has already been destroyed and is being held ransom by the...
Megaupload Publishes Deal to Counter U.S. Extortion Claims

Ideeli Latest Round Brings Total Raised to Nearly $100 Million

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Ideeli, an e-commerce site that sells apparel at discounted prices, has raised an additional $30 million in funding. The New York company, which competes with other so-called flash sales sites like Gilt Groupe and Rue La La, says it has signed up more than 5.5 million members and has worked...
Ideeli Latest Round Brings Total Raised to Nearly $100 Million

Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

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We’ve told you about San Francisco based company Exec before and how its CEO, Justin Kan, is dedicated to providing an easy tool to get jobs, tasks and errands done in a snap. I sat down with Kan this week and we discussed Exec’s latest promotion, the ability to hire...
Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

Microsoft Has a Little Valentine's Day Message for Gmail Users

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Today happens to be a certain Hallmark holiday, the fact of which the tech world has hardly failed to notice. It’s not just dating sites and assorted fun-lovers looking to peg a story: Microsoft, which has been sniping at Google’s privacy practices in a series of ads over the last...
Microsoft Has a Little Valentine's Day Message for Gmail Users

MBA Mondays: Revenue Models

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A revenue model is the system design by which a business monetizes its services. That comes from Wikipedia. I like that definition. Short, sweet, and to the point. I am going to spend the next couple months talking about revenue models for online businesses. We've started off this series by...
MBA Mondays: Revenue Models
Your Uncle Wants Tech Support? Give Him This USB Stick
More Apple HQ eye candy

Yahoo To Give Shareholders $3.65 Billion (YHOO)

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Yahoo has closed a deal to sell a portion of its stake in Chinese Internet company Alibaba, netting $4.3 billion for the company. In a memo to employees, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she will return $3.65 billion of that money to shareholders. Yahoo will be keeping $650 million. Here...
Yahoo To Give Shareholders $3.65 Billion (YHOO)
Apple’s spotless record tarnished by App Store’s first malicious spam app

AOL planning stock buyback with patent portfolio sale proceeds?

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Internet company is looking to bolster its stock price rather than put cash in shareholders' pockets, sources tell All Things D. [Read more]...
AOL planning stock buyback with patent portfolio sale proceeds?

W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition

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The Web standards group is going ahead with its Encrypted Media Extensions technology despite some opposition, arguing it's a step in the right direction. [Read more]...
W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition
Want a coffee date with Tim Cook? Just donate $50K (or more) to charity

Scientists grow a mouse brain that looks like a human's

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The population of the developing brain with cells, is a mass-migratory event that proceeds with algorithmic precision. A recent publication uncovered a few of the molecular players that define this game. By manipulating one of these components researchers changed the normally smooth cortex of the mouse into one that has...
Scientists grow a mouse brain that looks like a human's

Early Tumblr Investors USV And Spark Capital Got ~ $192 Million Each From Yahoo Sale

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Yesterday, it was reported that one of Tumblr's earliest investors, Union Square Ventures, received a 5,000% return on investment when Yahoo purchased the social content company for $1.1 billion. While Union Square Ventures did receive a significant amount from the deal, the firm says it was nowhere near that high...
Early Tumblr Investors USV And Spark Capital Got ~ $192 Million Each From Yahoo Sale
Jailbreak developer helps fight cancer with his latest tweak

Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad

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In what I suspect will be an increasing trend, cartoonist Bill Amend has released three “packs” of his popular FoxTrot comics for the iPad. He built the books by himself using iBooks Author and proceeds go to the help Bill Amend Eat Food Fund (I suspect). He’s selling three titles...
Cartoonist Bill Amend Releases FoxTrot Packs For iPad

Chris Dodd Extends SOPA 'Olive Branch' To Silicon Valley... And Proceeds To Bash Them Over The Head With It

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Not this again. Ever since SOPA/PIPA were shelved, we've been hearing from MPAA and RIAA officials about how important it is that they "sit down and meet" with "the opposition." Part of the problem is that they still can't figure out who the opposition really was. They usually blame Google....
Chris Dodd Extends SOPA 'Olive Branch' To Silicon Valley... And Proceeds To Bash Them Over The Head With It

FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission took the first step Friday toward groundbreaking auctions of television spectrum to mobile carriers faced with skyrocketing bandwidth demands from their customers. The FCC approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (PDF) (NPRM) that lays out proposed rules and asks for public comment on so-called...
FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum

Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

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ChartityBuzz in conjunction with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights is auctioning off a coffee break with Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Cupertino office, a prize valued at $50,000. That’s right: if you have a great idea for the next Apple TV With Smellovision this...
Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook

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Facebook’s Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will continue to have control of the social network, even after completing its impending initial public offering. According to documents filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission today, Facebook is seeking to sell 337.4 million shares between $28 to $35 a share, valuing the...
After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook

CompuLab to serve fanless AMD PC-3's stuffed with minted penguin

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With the Ubuntu variant Mint roaming free as one of the more attractive Linux breeds, why not lock it up in its own mini-case? That'll happen soon thanks to mintBox, a joint venture with CompuLab, which will put the OS in two of its fanless PC-3's -- the T40N...
CompuLab to serve fanless AMD PC-3's stuffed with minted penguin
Valve removes player-made copycat 'Aion' weapon from 'Dota 2'

Sharp to sell stake in Pioneer

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Electronics maker hopes to use the proceeds to help pay off some of $2.14 billion in convertible debt, which is due in September. [Read more]...
Sharp to sell stake in Pioneer

How to Become an App Store Millionaire: Make a Hit App, and Don't Make Anything Else

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Three years ago, Ivan Pusenjak and his brother Marko unveiled “Doodle Jump”, an addictive game that quickly became one of the biggest hits at Apple’s App Store. It turned them into millionaires. So what are they doing for an encore? Nothing. While most other developers might try to follow the success of one...
How to Become an App Store Millionaire: Make a Hit App, and Don't Make Anything Else
Little Red Riding Hood goes on a grand time-travelling adventure in Elphis
Tim Cook auctions off a coffee date at Apple HQ, proceeds go to charity
Windows 8 phones home, tells Microsoft every time you install a program

Zynga prices secondary offering at $12 a share

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The nearly 43 million shares offered will be sold by existing stockholders, with the social-gaming company receiving none of the proceeds. [Read more]...
Zynga prices secondary offering at $12 a share
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