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LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games

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Yesterday, LuckyLabs filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised a $3.5 million round of funding. If you want to check the raw filing, head here. TNW reached out to the company, which subsequently confirmed the round, and provided insight into why the company took on the...
LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games

South by North-East? Business trips abroad can build global links

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Hackney council was criticised for taking 25 businesses to the SXSW festival, but it will create jobs and boost the economyThe headline reads: council spends thousands on foreign holidays while bins overflow. This sums up the usual response to public servants - elected or otherwise - going on a trip...
South by North-East? Business trips abroad can build global links

CrowdConf 2012: customers take the stage October 23

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This sponsored post is produced by CrowdConf 2012.  Most would agree that crowdsourcing is more than a buzzword or a trend; it’s a proven scalable business solution that’s disrupting the way work is done. But just three years ago, when we launched CrowdConf, we could hardly find a single...
CrowdConf 2012: customers take the stage October 23

Fool Us Once: 2013 April Fools' Day Roundup

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Find some buried treasure, fly in a glass-bottomed jet or mock the Caped Crusader... these are among the many ways you can be fooled thus far on this April Fools' Day, 2013. The media and technology sectors have been busy already this morning, coming up with some new and clever...
Fool Us Once: 2013 April Fools' Day Roundup

Daily Report: Wallflowers of Silicon Valley Get Asked to Dance

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Technology sectors like mobile security, data analytics and storage companies and mobile payment systems, which previously elicited a shrug, are suddenly finding millions of dollars of investment coming at them....
Daily Report: Wallflowers of Silicon Valley Get Asked to Dance

Twitter hastag is déclassé, says France | Media Monkey

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How très français. Monkey is a little slow on the uptake here (hat tip: New Statesman) - last week the French government's General Commission for Terminology and Neology issued a proclamation to users of Twitter and other social media to urging them to stop using the term "hashtag", in favour...
Twitter hastag is déclassé, says France | Media Monkey
Former Obama advisor argues Comcast is a threat to the open Internet

ERN Raises $2M For Its Big Data Play Aimed At Banks And Merchants Who Want To Profit From Customer Loyalty

techcrunch.com
Another day, another BIG DATA play. UK-based ERN, a Big Data startup targeting banks and merchants who want to create customer loyalty-based offers, has announced that it’s raised a $2 million funding round. Interestingly, it’s keeping schtum on exactly who is backing the company, except to describe the list of...
ERN Raises $2M For Its Big Data Play Aimed At Banks And Merchants Who Want To Profit From Customer Loyalty

Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Foundation Capital's Anamitra Banerji And Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien

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This we have two guests joining us in the TechCrunch TV studio this week for our Ask A VC series, where you put VCs in the hot seat. First up we have Foundation Capital’s newest partner and former Twitter product lead Anamitra Banerji. Later in the week, we’ll be joined...
Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Foundation Capital's Anamitra Banerji And Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien

VCs Invested $5.8B In 758 Deals In Q1 2012, Total Dollars And Deals Both Down From Last Quarter

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Venture capitalists invested $5.8 billion in 758 deals in the first quarter of 2012, according to a MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). The report shows that after a strong fourth quarter 2011, VC investment activity for the quarter fell 19 percent in terms...
VCs Invested $5.8B In 758 Deals In Q1 2012, Total Dollars And Deals Both Down From Last Quarter

Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage

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From YouTube streams to multiplayer video games to rapid-fire music downloads, the explosion of multimedia content and experiences on the Internet today is possible because of broadband. Today 93% of U.S. homes have access to cable broadband, and a majority of homes with broadband get it from a local cable company....
Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage

DealBook: Wallflowers of Silicon Valley Get Asked to Dance

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Technology sectors like mobile security, data analytics and storage companies and mobile payment systems, which previously elicited a shrug, are suddenly finding millions of dollars of investment coming at them....
DealBook: Wallflowers of Silicon Valley Get Asked to Dance

Forget Trends, Is Yahoo's Workplace Policy Right For Yahoo?

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Yahoo's plan to bring all work-at-home employees back to the office starting in June was not meant to be a statement on the viability of telecommuting, but that's what happened. Now a company that's trying to pick itself up off of the ground is smack dab in the media spotlight,...
Forget Trends, Is Yahoo's Workplace Policy Right For Yahoo?
Making money and a difference, Social+Capital Partnership confirms new fund

Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage

gigaom.com
From YouTube streams to multiplayer video games to rapid-fire music downloads, the explosion of multimedia content and experiences on the Internet today is possible because of broadband. Today 93% of U.S. homes have access to cable broadband, and a majority of homes with broadband get it from a local cable company. Those are...
Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage
Watch for these 17 IPOs in 2013, starting with Box and Twitter

Enterprise, Video Led The $25.1B In M&A Deals Last Quarter, Ernst & Young Says

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Instagram, Schminstagram. While flashy consumer deals keep getting all the headlines, it was actually cloud computing, enterprise and video that fueled the biggest deals of last quarter’s $25.1 billion in mergers and acquisitions, according to top-tier accounting firm Ernst & Young. The total value of all deals fell by 12 percent...
Enterprise, Video Led The $25.1B In M&A Deals Last Quarter, Ernst & Young Says
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