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Thieves Grab 3,600 iPad Minis Worth $1.5M In JFK Airport Heist
Apple's Lost Value Is Bigger Than The Combined Market Caps Of 54 S&P 500 Companies (AAPL)

Square: We're going to be the "remote control for commerce"

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Square has been a darling of the startup world since launching service in 2010. Now, as the mobile payment company looks ahead to 2013, it thinks it is poised to become a household name and a global brand, bolstered by support from ubiquitous partners such as Starbucks along with millions...
Square: We're going to be the "remote control for commerce"

Another Big YouTube Bet: Time Warner Leads $40 Million Maker Studios Round

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Here comes more money for YouTube videos. But these dollars don’t come from YouTube: Time Warner is leading a big round of financing for Maker Studios, a startup that specializes in creating and distributing clips for the video giant. The media conglomerate, via its Time Warner Investments arm, is leading...
Another Big YouTube Bet: Time Warner Leads $40 Million Maker Studios Round

Last chance MacUpdate Bundle: Parallels 7, BusyCal, Screenflow, Civ V, Lots More. 11 Mac Apps: $49.99

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From 9to5Toys.com: Extended until tonight, MacUpdate has one of the better bundles we’ve seen on a wide-ranging set of Mac software. If you are like us and got a new MacBook last week, you can load it up with software: You are getting a solid deal with the Parallels 7 headliner ($30...
Last chance MacUpdate Bundle: Parallels 7, BusyCal, Screenflow, Civ V, Lots More. 11 Mac Apps: $49.99

APIs And Private Equity - European Startups Address Both Ends Of The Spectrum In One Day

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Two signs the the European startup eco-system is maturing came in the form of two major events today. The first was the NOAH COnference in London which has now matured after three years growth into a mid-to-late stage tech and investment where you’ll find late stage VCs rubbing shoulders with...
APIs And Private Equity - European Startups Address Both Ends Of The Spectrum In One Day

Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

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Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham just Tweeted an interesting data point about the valuations of YC startups. As of now, Graham says that 37 Y Combinator companies, out of 511 startups, have valuations of or sold for at least $40 million. My first thought when reading Graham’s Tweet was which...
Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M
THQ bids farewell after raising $72M in asset sales

According To Lamar Smith, Data Or Criticism From Anyone Who Doesn't Like SOPA Isn't Valid

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We recently wrote about PolitiFact trashing Lamar Smith for the numbers he used in support of SOPA -- numbers that PolitiFact says grade out to "false." What I somehow missed was at the very end of that article, they ask Smith to respond to the charges that his argument was...
According To Lamar Smith, Data Or Criticism From Anyone Who Doesn't Like SOPA Isn't Valid

Groupon slides under $8 a share, setting yet another record low

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Just yesterday TNW brought you the news that Groupon was having stark difficulties in the public market, hitting a new record low. That stock price put its total value below the buyout offer that Google had previously offered it. Today, however, is a repeat. Instead rallying from its more than...
Groupon slides under $8 a share, setting yet another record low

Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site

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Angry Birds maker Rovio has continued to boost its presence and merchandising in China after opening a ‘shop’ on Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s premier online shopping service. The move, reported by China Daily, is the latest initiative of many taken by the Finnish firm to cash in on the success of...
Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site

OpenX Launches Revenue Intelligence To Help Online Publishers Calculate The Value Of Their Content

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Digital advertising company OpenX announced today that it’s launching a new service called Revenue Intelligence, allowing online publishers to calculate and increase the amount of ad revenue that each piece of content is earning. Last fall, OpenX acquired JumpTime, which provided a similar service. OpenX’s new Revenue Intelligence team is...
OpenX Launches Revenue Intelligence To Help Online Publishers Calculate The Value Of Their Content

Square introduces "Business in a Box" to set stores up with hardware

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Square plans to sell a “Business in a Box” package that includes two Square Readers, an iPad stand, a cash drawer, and an optional receipt printer, it announced Wednesday. The items will all work together to allow business owners to accept credit card purchases, furthering the company’s mission of simplifying payments. “Square...
Square introduces "Business in a Box" to set stores up with hardware

ConsolidationVille Coming to Social Games Market in 2012

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Even more social game consolidation is coming this year. And, here’s the reason why: There are hundreds of game companies competing on Facebook, and Zynga is single-handedly grabbing 15 percent of all the revenues. A report published by Digi-Capital, an investment bank focused on video games, says this year will be...
ConsolidationVille Coming to Social Games Market in 2012

IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One

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The IP Commission Report on the "theft" of American IP is the gift that keeps on taking. We've already discussed the commission's suggestion that infringers' computers be loaded up with spyware and malware and the apparent "fact" that China has singlehandendly destroyed every IP-reliant industry in America. Hidden towards...
IP Commission: Cut Off WHO Funding If It Doesn't Make IP Protection Priority One

Elon Musk: The NYT Review Of The Model S Cost Tesla $100 Million (TSLA)

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Typically, a CEO likes to downplay bad news and say it's going to have no real impact on a company's business. Not Elon Musk! For some reason, the Tesla CEO wanted to exaggerate the damage of the New York Times' bad review of the Model S. In an interview with...
Elon Musk: The NYT Review Of The Model S Cost Tesla $100 Million (TSLA)

Bitcoin surges past $100, gains Expensify support

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Digital currency Bitcoin has had an exciting few years since its introduction back in 2009, complete with security problems, online heists, a perceived association with the drug trade, and a recent distributed denial-of-service attack. At the same time, even as many remain mystified by how it works, the payment...
Bitcoin surges past $100, gains Expensify support
For Facebook IPO day, Visual.ly lets you track how much Zuckerberg is worth in real-time

MacUpdate Winter Bundle: $49.99 gets you Company of Heros, Roller Coaster Tycoon, Data Rescue 3, Snapz Pro, much more

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Adding another Mac Software bundle to the mix this holiday season, MacUpdate throws in a solid lineup of apps for $49.99, many of which retail for more alone. You get: 1. Data Rescue 3 ($99.99) * 2. Espresso 2 ($75.00) * 3. Snapz Pro X 2.5 ($69.00) 4. TotalFinder...
MacUpdate Winter Bundle: $49.99 gets you Company of Heros, Roller Coaster Tycoon, Data Rescue 3, Snapz Pro, much more

Gadget Batteries Get New Scrutiny

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Stricter international safety rules will kick in next year to tackle hazards from shipments of lithium batteries aboard planes, but pilot groups and power-cell makers are battling over whether there should be even tougher measures. Each year, more than one billion rechargeable batteries—used in mobile phones, laptops, electric cars and...
Gadget Batteries Get New Scrutiny
Apple's Market Value Is Down By More Than The Entire Value Of Google (AAPL, GOOG)

The Facebook-Instagram deal is now worth just $738 million

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The Instagram-Facebook deal was eye-popping at its announced $1 billion valuation. However, that figure was calculated based on a price of Facebook’s stock that was, in fact, lower than the price that the company would finally first sell stock: $38. Boston.com reported that at the $38 per share figure, the...
The Facebook-Instagram deal is now worth just $738 million

HP CEO Whitman Earned One Dollar Plus $16 Million in 2011

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Hewlett-Packard released its annual proxy statement this morning, which among other things gives a look at what its top five executives made last year. Here’s the rundown. CEO Meg Whitman, who upon becoming CEO agreed to take an annual base salary of $1 received more than $16 million worth of...
HP CEO Whitman Earned One Dollar Plus $16 Million in 2011

Harmonic Acquires Video Storage Company Omneon For $306 Million

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The online video world has begun to consolidate. Broadcast and online video delivery giant Harmonic has acquired video storage company Omneon for approximately $306 million in cash and Harmonic stock. Harmonic will pay $190 million in cash and issue approximately 17.1 million shares of its stock, which is a total...
Harmonic Acquires Video Storage Company Omneon For $306 Million

EXPLAINER: Everything You Need To Know About Google's Weird Stock Split (GOOG, CMCSA, CMCSK)

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Yesterday, in the second paragraph of the press release announcing its Q1 2012 earnings, Google said its board had unanimously approved "a stock dividend proposal." But as the company explained in a letter from its founders, it's not a dividend. It's "effectively a stock split." Well, actually, it's not really...
EXPLAINER: Everything You Need To Know About Google's Weird Stock Split (GOOG, CMCSA, CMCSK)

As Facebook’s stock slides, the value of its Instagram deal falls below $1 billion

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Facebook is off over 7% today, at the time of writing, with its stock valued at $29.42. That puts the total value of the company at nearly exactly the $63 billion mark. For investors in its initial public offering, that’s a rough price to stomach. Remember: many retail investors got...
As Facebook’s stock slides, the value of its Instagram deal falls below $1 billion

Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

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Everybody’s talking about Bitcoin these days, which is quite remarkable given the highly technical nature of the crypto-currency. So why is it such a big deal? To explain why, I’m going to start with the implications of Bitcoin, then get into the technical nitty-gritty. Why that way round? Because there’s...
Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

Venture Funding Doubled To $12.8 Billion In First Quarter

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Venture capital is flowing once again to startups at a steady pace. During the first quarter of 2010, the total value of venture funding doubled to $12.8 billion from $6 billion a year before, when it was scraping the bottom of the barrel. However, the funding amount is down...
Venture Funding Doubled To $12.8 Billion In First Quarter

Smartphones Not Required - Mobile Money On Feature Phones Is Hot In Emerging Markets

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Mobile money is a big deal in emerging markets. When a farmer can simply SMS payment for a cow or two people can transact business by swapping airtime, that changes the entire dynamics of an economy. So it’s little surprise that some research just out today indicates how big the...
Smartphones Not Required - Mobile Money On Feature Phones Is Hot In Emerging Markets

MacUpdate Bundle: Parallels 7, BusyCal, Screenflow, Civ V, lots more, 11 Mac Apps: $49.99

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From 9to5Toys.com: MacUpdate has one of the better bundles we’ve seen on a wide-ranging set of Mac software. If you are like us and getting a new MacBook next week, you can load it up with software: You are getting a solid deal with the Parallels 7 headliner ($30 off retail), but...
MacUpdate Bundle: Parallels 7, BusyCal, Screenflow, Civ V, lots more, 11 Mac Apps: $49.99
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