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Bloomberg:
Zillow seeking to acquire Trulia for up to $2 billion, combining the two most-visited US real estate sites   —  Zillow Said to Be Seeking to Buy Rival Real-Estate Site Trulia  —  Zillow Inc. is seeking to acquire rival Trulia Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said …
Jul 24, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
HP Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Hortonworks   —  To the steadily growing list of big companies making strategic investments in the open source big data platform known as Hadoop, you can now add computing giant Hewlett-Packard.  —  Re/code has learned that HP today will announce …
Jul 24, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Karen Freifeld / Reuters:
Seven arrests made in $1.6 million StubHub cyberfraud case   —  (Reuters) - Police have arrested seven people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defrauded eBay Inc's StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million, the latest in a string of high-profile cybercrime busts in recent months.
Jul 24, 2014, 12:10 AMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple reportedly discussing mobile wallet plans with credit card companies, may launch with iPhone 6   —  The Information has a new report out discussing Apple's progress on a mobile wallet payments service.  The post echoes reporting by 9to5Mac earlier in the year.
Jul 23, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Andrew Nusca / Fortune:
How Code2040 fellowship programs connect blacks and hispanics with Silicon Valley tech firms   —  In tech, some minorities are too minor.  This group wants to change that.  —  Before Randi Williams spent last summer in San Francisco, the 19-year-old computer-engineering student from Maryland …
Jul 23, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
For Its First Google Glass Effort, EBay Adapts Its RedLaser Product Finder App   —  Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass — the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could help consumers shop for things online and in the real world …
Jul 23, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / Wall Street Journal:
Threadflip Raises $13M to Become Top Shop in Digital Consignment … Threadflip Inc., an online marketplace for women's used designer clothing and accessories, raised $13 million in new venture funding, said its chief executive and co-founder, Manik Singh.  —  Several players are angling …
Jul 21, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Activist investor with 2% stake pushes EMC to spin off VMware   —  Activist Investor Pushes EMC to Break Up  —  Elliott Management Says Spin-Off of VMware Would Boost Stock Price  —  Elliott Management Corp. has taken a stake of more than $1 billion in EMC Corp. and plans to push …
Jul 21, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
The story of WebP: How Google wants to speed up the web, one image at a time   —  Tired of slow web pages?  So is Google, and the company thinks it has the key to speed up the web: smaller image files.  Google's WebP image format aims to replace existing image file formats like JPEG with a smaller file size …
Jul 21, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Kate Cox / Consumerist:
From AT&T To Verizon: What The Web's Biggest Players Told The FCC About Net Neutrality   —  The FCC originally planned to stop taking comments about their net neutrality proposal on Tuesday.  But after demand overwhelmed and crashed their antique IT system, they extended the deadline to 11:59 p.m. (EDT) tonight.
Jul 20, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context

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