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Wall Street Journal:
Inside Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant with double Amazon's revenues, and plans for a $15B IPO   —  Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO  —  Chinese E-Commerce Giant Speeds Toward $15 Billion Deal  —  Jack Ma still has the spartan apartment in the Chinese city of Hangzhou where the former English teacher started Alibaba.com in 1999.
Apr 16, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa Competitor   —  Like bitcoin?  Like Amazon?  Want to use bitcoin to buy stuff from Amazon?  —  I have some bad news for you.  Not going to happen anytime soon.  —  “Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered it …
Apr 14, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Hunter Walk:
Gil Penchina interviewed on plans for his leaderboard-topping $3.3M AngelList syndicate   —  Gil Penchina's Army: How AngelList's Largest Syndicate Plans to Lead A Rounds, Hire An Associate & Keep VCs Honest  —  Gil Penchina doesn't appear in TechCrunch or Valleywag often.  He tweets infrequently.
Apr 12, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
EBay Settles Board Fight With Icahn   —  It began as the biggest hedge fund fight of the year, but is ending with a quiet truce.  —  EBay announced on Thursday that it had reached a settlement with the billionaire Carl C. Icahn, putting an end to an often bitter feud between the two sides.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Mashable:
The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now   —  An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen.  The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day …
Apr 10, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Kabbage Gets $270M More To Lend To Small Online Merchants   —  Kabbage, a platform for online merchants to borrow working capital, is picking up some cabbage of its own: the startup has closed a $270 million credit facility from Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners.
Apr 9, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: Apple not interested in acquiring Square, Jack Dorsey not keen on selling it to Google   —  A Sale or IPO or More Funding?  Here's What Might Be Next for Square.  —  Of all the many high-profile Internet companies, perhaps none has attracted more speculation than Square.  It makes sense.
Apr 9, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Pankaj Mishra / TechCrunch:
India's Flipkart Nears $330M Myntra Deal, As Common Investors Push To Fight Amazon, eBay   —  India's biggest e-commerce company, Flipkart, is in the final stages of completing a merger deal with the country's fast growing online fashion retailer Myntra, in what could potentially create …
Apr 9, 2014, 7:05 AMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Rather than diminish the web, mobile apps build on and diversify it, enabling new experiences   —  Rethinking What We Mean by ‘Mobile Web’  —  Chris Dixon, in a piece titled “The Decline of the Mobile Web”, citing stats from ComScore and Flurry: … I think Dixon has it all wrong.
Apr 8, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Google launches Glass at Work program for businesses, courts enterprise developers   —  At Google, Bid to Put Its Glasses To Work  —  SAN FRANCISCO — At the 500 Club bar in the heart of the Mission district here, patrons are banned from wearing Google Glass.
Apr 8, 2014, 7:35 AMIn context

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Silicon Valley Bank:
SVB's Halo Report shares angel investment activity for 2013  —  The 2013 Halo Report finds angel investment activity on the rise with more high-valuation deals closed in 2013 than in 2012.