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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Ulbricht Confessed to Running Silk Road, His College Friend Testifies   —  In this courtroom sketch, defendant Ross Ulbricht listens to proceedings from the defense table during opening arguments in his criminal trial in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.  Elizabeth Wlliams/AP
Jan 23, 2015, 10:45 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Braintree opens private beta allowing US merchants to accept bitcoin via its v.zero SDK and Coinbase integration   —  Paying for Uber with Bitcoin?  Braintree opens up bitcoin payments to its thousands of merchants  —  Two of the biggest forces in modern payments collided today …
Jan 22, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Ringly Raises $5.1 Million Led By Andreessen Horowitz To Expand Its Smart Jewelry Collection Beyond Rings   —  Ringly, the maker of a line of smart jewelry for women including a high-tech ring that buzzes and lights up when you receive a phone call or text, has raised $5.1 million in Series …
Jan 21, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Samantha Sharf / Forbes:
eBay Q4: $4.9B in revenue, slightly beats Wall Street estimates with $0.90 EPS   —  EBay Announces Plans To Shed Jobs, Units In Q4 Earnings Report  —  eBay is shedding both people and units in an effort to “compete and win,” the digital auctioneer and (for now) payments provider announced Wednesday.
Jan 21, 2015, 5:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
eBay to Cut 2,400 Jobs and Explore Sale or IPO of Enterprise Unit   —  EBay said today that it would cut about seven percent of its workforce globally in the first quarter as it looks to reduce costs ahead of its planned spinoff of PayPal.  The company also said it would explore a sale or IPO …
Jan 21, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Lizzie Wade / Wired:
How small towns in Mexico are building their own cellular networks because commercial providers won't   —  Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own  —  Inside the cloud that is perpetually draped over the small town of San Juan Yaee, Oaxaca, Raúl Hernández …
Jan 20, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indian E-Commerce Marketplace ShopClues Lands $100M Round Led By Tiger Global   —  There's more funding for e-commerce companies in India today, after ShopClues — a startup that led the adoption of the marketplace model in the country — closed a $100 million Series D round.
Jan 19, 2015, 7:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Holtzbrinck Ventures Closes $331M Fund To Back More Consumer And E-Commerce Startups   —  One of the more prolific VCs in Europe with close ties to e-commerce startup factory Rocket Internet has closed another fund — its biggest yet — to back more consumer internet businesses in the region and beyond, with an emphasis on e-commerce.
Jan 17, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
United for Patent Reform launches, a “super-coalition” against patent trolls brings together some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley   —  Patent reform advocates are launching a ‘super-coalition’ to whack patent trolls  —  What do department stores and restaurants have in common with search engines and social networks?
Jan 16, 2015, 12:20 AMIn context
Scott Rosenberg / Backchannel:
How Bitcoin's Blockchain Could Power an Alternate Internet   —  The code that secures Bitcoin could also power an alternate Internet.  First, though, it has to work. … That is exactly how the Web looked back in 1994—right before it exploded.  Two decades later, it's beginning to feel like we might be at a similar liminal moment.
Jan 13, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context

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