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Balanced closes $3.4M seed round to help it expand its payment fraud solution worldwide

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Balanced Payments has raised $2 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Collaborative Fund, and several angel investors to help close out its $3.4 million seed round. With this investment, the company says that it will focus on improving its payments solution so that it will work for “the toughest type of e-commerce...
Balanced closes $3.4M seed round to help it expand its payment fraud solution worldwide

Arm loses out on growth worries despite upbeat investor day

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Analysts say highly rated shares already price in much of positive outlook for UK chipmakerLeading shares are pausing for breath after coming within sight of their all time high, with Arm one of the main fallers.The highly rated shares have dropped 47p to £10.18 - more than 4% - as...
Arm loses out on growth worries despite upbeat investor day
AT&T's ominous smartphone slow-down
Actually, smartphone growth has been just what was projected in 2006

Chip designer Imagination Technologies falls after update despite Apple iPhone launch

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Mixed fortunes for Apple suppliers, with Imagination and Laird lower but Arm edging aheadThe day after Apple's big iPhone 5 launch, you would expect the share prices of some of its suppliers to be soaring.Not Imagination Technology, however. The chip designer, whose products are found in smartphones, iPads and games...
Chip designer Imagination Technologies falls after update despite Apple iPhone launch
Scary news for Apple: 3G device growth in Latin America now 6x faster than in North America
Apple blesses Twitter as the social network of Mountain Lion, shuns Facebook
Christmas SMS volume growth shocks industry watchers

PEAK SEARCH: Why The Google Era May Be Over (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT, AAPL, FB, AMZN, YELP)

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Something crucial happened last month that no one seems to be paying attention to. People searched less. That's never happened before. Ben Schachter of Macquarie Securities noted this in a research note: Notably, total core organic searches declined 4% y/y, representing the first decline in total search volume since we...
PEAK SEARCH: Why The Google Era May Be Over (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT, AAPL, FB, AMZN, YELP)

Boot up: Facebook readies mobile ads, China eats Android, and more

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Plus US military to get secure Android phones, and Motorola wants 2.25% of Apple's sales in patent battleA quick burst of 6 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOver 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online >> Ars TechnicaWorth a full read. Facebook...
Boot up: Facebook readies mobile ads, China eats Android, and more

How Yahoo Boosted Its Search Market Share With Pictures

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At Yahoo, a picture is worth a thousand searches. After a year of steadily losing market share, Yahoo showed nearly a one-point jump in U.S. search market share, according to comScore’s April search numbers. Yahoo went from 16.9 percent share in March to 17.7 percent in April. How did...
How Yahoo Boosted Its Search Market Share With Pictures

'Other' server brands show strong growth thanks to webscale companies

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No-name server makers posted stronger year-to-year revenue growth than traditional powers such as Hewlett-Packard and IBM in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to new Gartner data. The news, which falls in line with a trend going back to the third quarter of 2011, makes sense as webscale companies — Google,...
'Other' server brands show strong growth thanks to webscale companies

Three 2012 Holiday Online Shopping Trends to Follow in 2013

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Image copyright mtkangAnother holiday shopping season has passed, offering yet another glimpse into what an e-commerce-driven retail sector looks like. The explosive growth of e-commerce has emerged as a headline from every holiday shopping season for more than decade, but 2012 was a watershed year for retailers and the customers...
Three 2012 Holiday Online Shopping Trends to Follow in 2013

Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut

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Photo via Bigstock Forty nine venture-backed companies completed initial public offerings during 2012, a slight decline over 2011 when 51 companies made the plunge. Nonetheless, the amount of money raised through the offerings — in part driven by Facebook’s big offering from May — mushroomed in 2012 to $21.4 billion....
Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut
Carriers' messaging nightmare gets worse as Apple's iMessage growth pulls even with WhatsApp
Y Combinator-Backed Balanced Adds Bank Payments To Its Peer-To-Peer Payments Platform

As Smartphones Reach A Global Tipping Point, Leader Samsung Ships 71M Devices In Q1, Nearly 2X As Many As Apple

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IDC is the first of the big analyst companies to come out with quarterly mobile device shipment numbers that indicate Q1 as the first quarter where smartphones have outnumbered more basic feature phones in worldwide shipments: in a total market of 418.6 million devices, 216.2 (51.6%) were smartphones. But it...
As Smartphones Reach A Global Tipping Point, Leader Samsung Ships 71M Devices In Q1, Nearly 2X As Many As Apple
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