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Business Insider:
Founder of Silk Road drug marketplace Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison, to forfeit $184M   —  The founder of the Silk Road drug marketplace has been sentenced to life in prison without parole  —  The convicted mastermind behind the world's largest online narcotics emporium …
May 29, 2015, 4:11 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Snapchat is reportedly raising $650 million at a $16 billion valuation   —  Snapchat is reportedly raising $650 million in equity, according to CNBC.  This would value the company at $16 billion.  —  The company previously raised a $200 million Series E round in March from Alibaba, valuing the company at $15 billion.
May 29, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Mandriva, developer of Mandriva Linux for PCs, shuts down after 17 years   —  A Linux company that spent 17 years competing with Windows is officially over  —  In a “sad” event for people who love Linux, French tech company Mandriva is being liquidated, according to a notice posted by the company.
May 26, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Madeline Stone / Business Insider:
Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley, just raised $23 million for her DIY site   —  Brit Media, best known for its lifestyle site Brit + Co., has raised $23 million, according to a form filed Thursday with the SEC.  —  A spokesperson for founder and CEO Brit Morin confirmed the round with Business Insider.
May 21, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Dropbox isn't growing its enterprise business fast enough to be worth $10B   —  The clock is ticking for Dropbox, valued at $10 billion more than a year ago  —  Dropbox's rise has been impressive: Since its launch in 2007, it has added 300 million new users across 200 countries.
May 21, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Eric Schmidt, iHeart Media chairman Bob Pittman, Discover Communications CEO David Zaslav, and other execs back a $25M Uber-for-helicopters startup, Blade   —  Eric Schmidt and other execs back a $25 million Uber-for-helicopters startup Blade to fly wealthy people extremely short distances
May 19, 2015, 2:50 PMIn context
Richard Feloni / Business Insider:
Inside Zappos' switch to Holacracy, a manager-free operating structure, which led 14% of employees to quit   —  Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit  —  On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.
May 17, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Square Capital, the advance-payment arm of Square, announces new funding, says it's loaned $25M in last month, over $500M to small businesses in last 18 months   —  PayPal and Square are fighting over funding small businesses  —  Getting cash into the hands of small businesses is turning …
May 12, 2015, 2:25 PMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Facebook adds native ad tools to Audience Network, including templates, horizontal scrolling, and ranking of ads   —  Facebook wants to turn its mobile ad network into an even bigger business by running ‘native’ ads on other apps  —  Facebook Audience Network — the social network's mobile ad platform …
May 7, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Chuck Robbins' appointment as Cisco CEO is a surprise to many inside and outside the company   —  Cisco's new CEO choice is a shocker  —  Cisco has announced that its next CEO will be Chuck Robbins, a 17-year Cisco veteran who was leading the company's global sales and partner team.
May 4, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
How to customize your website and marketing campaigns for international web traffic  —  Do you sell digital goods (Software, SaaS, eBooks etc) outside of North America?  Have you optimized your website to grow your global revenue?
Zoho:
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Twin Prime:
More bars in more places doesn't mean much for mobile performance  —  More bars in more places.  The motto of AT&T's marketing campaign through 2007 was simple and effective.  It promoted AT&T's network …