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YouTube Founders Launch MixBit Video App to Rival Vine and Instagram

YouTube Founders Launch MixBit Video App to Rival Vine and Instagram

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Chad Hurley and Steve Chen unveil their newest video creation, an app that allows users to edit video on their smartphones.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Bebo Founder Buys Back His Website for $1 Million and Shuts It Down Right After

Bebo Founder Buys Back His Website for $1 Million and Shuts It Down Right After

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Just a month after returning to the hands of its founders, social-networking site Bebo has been shut down in preparation for a re-launch.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
AOL Splashes Out $405 Million for Video Ad Platform Adap.tv

AOL Splashes Out $405 Million for Video Ad Platform Adap.tv

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On the same day that it reported its second-quarter earnings, one of America's oldest internet companies announced a major acquisition.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Just Bought The Washington Post

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Just Bought The Washington Post

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Agreement is for Bezos to pay $250 million in cash and will be the paper's sole owner.
August 6, 2013 in News and Trends
Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval

Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval

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The official vote on the bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners has been pushed back to September 12.
August 2, 2013 in News and Trends
LinkedIn Rolls Out Enhanced Analytics Suite for Businesses

LinkedIn Rolls Out Enhanced Analytics Suite for Businesses

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If you manage one of the three million company pages on LinkedIn, the site's new analytics tools could help you learn more about your followers.
August 2, 2013 in News and Trends
Facebook Now Allowing Embedded Posts -- Just Like Twitter

Facebook Now Allowing Embedded Posts -- Just Like Twitter

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The tool allows users to add their public Facebook posts to other blogs and websites.
August 2, 2013 in News and Trends
Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

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Founded by a former Yahoo search and advertising executive, the startup is Marissa Mayer's 19th purchase for the tech giant.
August 1, 2013 in News and Trends
Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

Investors See Opportunities in Bitcoin's High-Risk Market

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A recent panel of angel investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs discussed why the cryptocurrency could be a transformative technology.
August 1, 2013 in News and Trends
This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

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Having recently raised more than $1.5 million, the Scanadu Scout aims to read your vitals, all by a simple touch to your forehead.
August 1, 2013 in News and Trends
Google to Bring Faster Wi-Fi to Starbucks

Google to Bring Faster Wi-Fi to Starbucks

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For many business owners, wireless internet at coffee shops is a must. Google intends to speed it up in Starbucks stores.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

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The suit comes on the heels of a $150 million fundraising round and coincides with layoffs.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
If Twitter Goes Public, Would You Invest?

If Twitter Goes Public, Would You Invest?

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Amid signs that the social network is readying for an IPO, we ask our readers how likely they are to put their money in.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
Twitter Posts Job Listing for Someone to Help With Its IPO

Twitter Posts Job Listing for Someone to Help With Its IPO

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Twitter is going public (at some point), and it's looking for help.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

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There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo.
July 30, 2013 in News and Trends
Zynga Stock Falls As Company Decides Not to Enter Real-Money Gambling Market

Zynga Stock Falls As Company Decides Not to Enter Real-Money Gambling Market

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The decision comes as the once-popular gaming company delivered a brutal second quarter earnings report.
July 27, 2013 in News and Trends
Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

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Engineers are working on a way to use gold particles to possibly treat movement disorders and other ailments.
July 26, 2013 in News and Trends
Facebook Courts Small Businesses to Drive Mobile Ad Revenue

Facebook Courts Small Businesses to Drive Mobile Ad Revenue

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Facebook's second-quarter earnings showed impressive revenue growth, boosted by small businesses.
July 26, 2013 in News and Trends
Steve Case Invests $40 Million in Bigcommerce, a Startup Helping Other Startups Sell Online

Steve Case Invests $40 Million in Bigcommerce, a Startup Helping Other Startups Sell Online

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The plan is to expand the ecommerce site internationally.
July 25, 2013 in News and Trends
Apple Beats Expectations Thanks To Strong iPhone Sales

Apple Beats Expectations Thanks To Strong iPhone Sales

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Company execs said the iPhone 5 remains the most popular iPhone by far.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private

Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private

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New offer adds $150 million and calls for a decision to be made by simple majority of shareholders.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
Elon Musk and His Outrageous Idea to Travel Between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Just 30 Minutes

Elon Musk and His Outrageous Idea to Travel Between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Just 30 Minutes

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Details for the 'Hyperloop' are vague, but the idea sounds amazing.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
SEC Cracks Down on Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

SEC Cracks Down on Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed its first fraud lawsuit involving the virtual currency.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates for Businesses

LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates for Businesses

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LinkedIn's new marketing tool makes it the latest social network to integrate promotions from businesses into users' news feeds.
July 24, 2013 in News and Trends
The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

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A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
July 23, 2013 in News and Trends
Dell Postpones Buyout Meeting as More Votes Needed

Dell Postpones Buyout Meeting as More Votes Needed

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Dell put off shareholder vote on its founder's $24.4 billion buyout offer, after failing to get enough support to seal the deal.
July 18, 2013 in News and Trends
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