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Korean Startup Accelerator SparkLabs Hosts Its First Demo Day, Adds Tom Peters To Advisory Board

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Korean startup accelerator SparkLabs hosted its first Demo Day in Seoul today with five of the six companies in the inagural class it revealed back in November (one company, online gaming studio Merrywind, is developing a game that is currently in stealth mode, so it did not present today). SparkLabs...
Korean Startup Accelerator SparkLabs Hosts Its First Demo Day, Adds Tom Peters To Advisory Board

Hangtime Launches Event-Finding App to "Map the Social Future"

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Karl Jacob has founded and led six companies, including Dimension X (acquired by Microsoft) and Keen (acquired by AT&T). He’s a serial serial entrepreneur by now. At this point, there’s a pretty solid option to lean back and enjoy your yacht and advise companies like Facebook and Path in the...
Hangtime Launches Event-Finding App to "Map the Social Future"
Matter, a media startup accelerator, picks first class of six media tech companies

Apple and Other Mobile App Distributors Agree to New Privacy Policy Notification Standards

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The California Attorney General's office today announced that Apple, Google, and other companies running mobile app marketplaces have agreed to implement new standards for notifying users of privacy policies associated with apps offered in their stores. The provisions will require that developers of apps that collect personal information include privacy...
Apple and Other Mobile App Distributors Agree to New Privacy Policy Notification Standards

Betaworks to turn its six "Hacker in Residence" products into real companies

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This year startup studio Betaworks has been churning out various social, mobile and media-related products at a prolific pace. Now, as its first Hacker in Residence program comes to a close, the company will attempt to pull off a slightly more daunting challenge than merely shipping products — it will...
Betaworks to turn its six "Hacker in Residence" products into real companies
Tech workers can't jointly sue Apple, Google for "cold calling" deal

Zillow shares top $50 as Trulia looks to add to war chest for acquisitions

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Zillow has been one step ahead Trulia since the early days — beating its longtime rival to market with an automated home valuation service; releasing mobile apps first and, most importantly, with an initial public offering in July 2011. Zillow also was first to raise additional cash in the public...
Zillow shares top $50 as Trulia looks to add to war chest for acquisitions

An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

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Earlier this spring, Turner Broadcasting announced that it would be launching an incubator, called Media Camp, specifically for startups in the media space. In March, it put out a call for applications, looking to find some startups to join its 12-week program. Now, after an extensive search, it’s ready to...
An Incubator Just For Media Startups: Turner’s Media Camp Accelerator Gets Underway

Meet Catapult: A blended coworking, office, and incubator space that is exploding in Chicago

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This lovely morning I schlepped myself across Chicago to meet with several people who are building something that is hard to quantify. It’s not a quite an incubator, although the companies that it houses are relatively young. It’s not a coworking space either, but some individual people who are deemed...
Meet Catapult: A blended coworking, office, and incubator space that is exploding in Chicago

China levies fines against LG, Samsung for LCD price fixing

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China regulators have levied fines against Samsung, LG and several other companies accused of colluding to artificially inflate LCD panel prices. Six companies will share the 353 million yuan (~$56.7 million USD) combined penalty, however Samsung and LG face the brunt of the punishment with respective fines of 118 million...
China levies fines against LG, Samsung for LCD price fixing

This New California Mobile Privacy Deal Is Absolutely BRILLIANT (GOOG)

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If you live in California, you're soon going to have a chance to read a privacy policy for every single app you download onto your mobile phone. That's thanks to a "Global Agreement" signed by California Attorney General Kamala Harris and six big companies in the mobile space: Google,...
This New California Mobile Privacy Deal Is Absolutely BRILLIANT (GOOG)

K9 Ventures raises $40 million for its second 'micro-VC fund'

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Today K9 Ventures announced that it has raised a $40 million second fund to continue its practice of what it calls ‘micro-VC.’ This sort of investing has previously involved the putting of smaller checks, those in the $100,000 to $250,000 range into very early stage firms, such as what K9...
K9 Ventures raises $40 million for its second 'micro-VC fund'

Silicon Valley's Mobile Accelerator Tandem Capital Reveals Its Latest Batch Of Startups

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Tandem Capital, the Silicon Valley startup accelerator that focuses exclusively on early-stage mobile businesses, is today revealing the six companies that are participating in its most recent batch. The seed fund and accelerator raised its second, $32 million fund in June, which it uses to offer $200K convertible notes (in...
Silicon Valley's Mobile Accelerator Tandem Capital Reveals Its Latest Batch Of Startups
20 Teams Pitch At Seedcamp Estonia
Double Robotics raises $250,000 to keep up with demand for its iPad-powered telepresence robot

Apple signs on to mobile app privacy policy

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The California Attorney General announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with six companies, including Apple, Amazon and Google, to mandate individual privacy policies for apps that collect personal information that will allow users to read policies before downloading an app....
Apple signs on to mobile app privacy policy

France Telecom-Orange's Silicon Valley's accelerator names its inaugural class of 6 startups

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France Telecom-Orange, a multi-national telecommunications companies, has named the six startups to be part of its first batch of companies in its Silicon Valley accelerator program. Looking to help startups that are using networks to improve people’s lives and businesses, the accelerator named Orange Fab has sifted through hundreds of applications and...
France Telecom-Orange's Silicon Valley's accelerator names its inaugural class of 6 startups

China fines Samsung, LG and four others in LCD price-fixing scheme

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China has punished six companies, including Samsung and LG, for manipulating LCD panel prices in the country, and ordered them to pay a total of $56 million in fines....
China fines Samsung, LG and four others in LCD price-fixing scheme

Can industry-specific accelerators succeed? NAR believes so with its first class of real estate startups

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There’s a long list of criticisms one can lob at accelerators. Namely, that there are too many of them, the companies they churn out are not that impressive, and that investors have tired of their endless demo days and hype. Even as today, Y Combinator tday unveils a scaled-back class...
Can industry-specific accelerators succeed? NAR believes so with its first class of real estate startups

Mapping Silicon Valley's Own Private "iWay"

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It’s wonderful to be wanted. Such is the case for so many young, talented engineers being recruited by the Valley’s top tech companies like Facebook, Google and Apple. Thing is, while these may be some of the hottest spots to work in the country, they’re situated smack in the middle...
Mapping Silicon Valley's Own Private "iWay"
Shakey Startup Comes From Nowhere to Challenge a Giant in China

South Korea says it was mistaken when it linked cyber-attacks to China

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Internet security officials still believe that attack that hit tens of thousands of computers at six companies was organised abroadSouth Korean investigators say they were wrong when they identified a Chinese internet address as the origin of a cyber-attack that paralysed tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean...
South Korea says it was mistaken when it linked cyber-attacks to China

Acceleprise New Class Shows Growth of Enterprise Startup Culture

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Acceleprise, an accelerator for enterprise startups, has announced eight new companies for its latest class. The companies were chosen from an applicant pool twice the size of the previous class. Acceleprise is also adding a class and increasing the number of companies it accepts. It will now do three classes...
Acceleprise New Class Shows Growth of Enterprise Startup Culture

Meet the startups that just got accepted into TechStars Seattle

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TechStars Seattle just accepted its latest batch of companies, choosing 10 young upstarts from around the world to participate in the technology incubator. About 600 companies applied for this year’s class, and this marks the first time that TechStars Seattle has welcomed two female CEOs. A number of the companies also...
Meet the startups that just got accepted into TechStars Seattle

Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

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Vancouver’s up-and-coming Growlab accelerator is hosting its demo day for its spring 2012 cohort today. The program was founded in 2011 and focuses on consumer internet, social gaming, mobile and cloud services. Growlab currently runs two four-month programs per year and funds about five companies per class with $25,000 per...
Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines

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Though Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, and HP don’t always see eye-to-eye, the six of them have entered into an agreement brokered by California Attorney General Kamala Harris to take a tougher stance on the issue of mobile privacy. Going forward, the six companies involved must provide users with a...
Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines
Four big takeaways from Pew's "State of the Media" report
Startup accelerator Tandem Capital rolls its new capital into mobile technology and games

Office Hours At TC Disrupt This Year Will Be All About Design. Apply Now.

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One of the most memorable moments of TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last year was office hours with Paul Graham, who is the heart and co-founder of Y Combinator. We are doing it again this year. But because Graham is back in Silicon Valley with a newborn baby, we’re doing it in...
Office Hours At TC Disrupt This Year Will Be All About Design. Apply Now.

New hires in mobile: 6waves Lolapps, Big Fish Games and TinyCo

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector dropped again this week, as most companies were busy with the annual Game Developers Conference. This week we report just seven new hires spread across six companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gameloft showed the most activity and 6waves Lolapps had...
New hires in mobile: 6waves Lolapps, Big Fish Games and TinyCo
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