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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Sources: Alibaba invested in Amazon challenger Jet's $140M round in February   —  Alibaba Secretly Invested In Amazon Challenger Jet.com  —  Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group recently invested in Jet.com, a soon-to-launch online retailer that hopes to challenge Amazon.com , multiple sources confirmed to FORBES.
Apr 29, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Lauren Gensler / Forbes:
Yelp Q1 revenue $118.5M, up 55% YoY, misses estimates; shares down more than 20%   —  Yelp Posts A Quarterly Loss, Delivers Disappointing Outlook  —  Yelp said it lost money in its first quarter on Wednesday, plus delivered an outlook for the year that was at the low end of expectations.
Apr 29, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Signpost Raises $20.5 Million To Take The Marketing Burden Off Brick-And-Mortar Stores   —  Any business today worth its salt has a need for software to manage inventory, payroll and a customer email list.  What store operators don't have is extra time.  So as a wave of companies rush …
Apr 28, 2015, 3:25 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Institutional Venture Partners raises $1.4B, its largest ever, for new late stage fund   —  Why Venture Firm IVP Raised $1.4 Billion For Its Largest Fund Ever  —  As tech company valuations rise, fund sizes at the venture firms that invest in them are on the up, too.
Apr 24, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Samsung Galaxy S5 Flaw Allows Hackers To Clone Fingerprints, Claim Researchers   —  Biometric information is about as personal as data gets.  But Google's Android partners are still failing to protect it, as researchers from security firm FireEye will discuss this week at RSA …
Apr 23, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Ellen Huet / Forbes:
Gurbaksh Chahal And Gravity4 Hit With Gender Discrimination, Illegal Surveillance Lawsuit   —  Gurbaksh Chahal, the 32-year-old embattled and often self-aggrandizing CEO who was convicted of domestic violence last year and fired from his ad-tech company RadiumOne, hoped that his new startup …
Apr 21, 2015, 8:00 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Failed Apple Rootpipe Fix Leaves Backdoor On All Macs, Researchers Claim   —  When Apple released the latest version of Mac OS X Yosemite earlier this month, it claimed to have fixed a significant flaw, a backdoor named Rootpipe, that had been resident on its computers since 2011.
Apr 21, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Brian Solomon / Forbes:
Profile of Tanium, a startup valued at $1.75B whose technology helps half of the top 100 US corporations quickly identify and patch vulnerable devices   —  Meet Tanium, The Secret Cybersecurity Weapon Of Target, Visa And Amazon  —  A father-son duo came from out of nowhere with a more clever idea …
Apr 20, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Amit Chowdhry / Forbes:
Microsoft Releases ‘Halo’ Spinoffs For iOS, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 And Steam   —  Microsoft has released Halo: Spartan Strike today for iPhone, iPad, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Steam.  The game was created by Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries in conjunction with Vanguard Games.
Apr 16, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Kathleen Chaykowski / Forbes:
Snapchat tries to poach Uber employees using a geolocation filter that appears near Uber's HQ showing an url for its jobs page   —  Snapchat Sneakily Uses Its Own App To Poach Uber Engineers  —  Uber Technologies and Snapchat are among the world's most valuable startups and have raised billions of dollars between them.
Apr 16, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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