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Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Silicon Valley's view of Alibaba: a competitor only for investments, and a potential acquirer   —  How Silicon Valley sees Alibaba  —  Wall Street is seeing green this week regarding the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.  It hopes to raise more than $20 billion.
Sep 15, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Fortune:
Square raises $100 million at $6 billion valuation   —  Payments company Square has raised $100 million in new funding at a valuation of nearly $6 billion, according to a Delaware filing obtained by VCExperts.com and shared with Fortune.  —  The San Francisco-based company issued 6.4 million …
Sep 12, 2014, 1:47 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Techstars will offer an equity-back guarantee to its companies beginning next year   —  Here's a radical idea: Let startups choose whether to pay for mentorship  —  Business incubators have become ubiquitous in the technology startup world.  Some are generalists, some are niche.
Sep 4, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Exclusive: Todd Park stepping down as America's chief technology officer   —  Todd Park is planning to step down as U.S. Chief Technology Officer by year-end, Fortune has learned from sources familiar with the situation.  —  He is expected to take on a new White House role …
Aug 22, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform   —  Chain today is launching as a startup that hopes to become the definitive development platform for Bitcoin, whether the ultimate application relates to financial services or to some other sort of decentralized service.
Aug 20, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
We lack the data needed to show whether venture capital is performing as an asset class   —  VCs suck (but there's a way you could prove me wrong)  —  There has been a bunch of Twitter conversation this week about venture capital economics and performance, stemming from an HBR post titled Venture Capitalists …
Aug 17, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Miguel Helft / Fortune:
Inside ATAP, Google's mobile development group led by former DARPA director Regina Dugan   —  Google goes DARPA  —  Regina Dugan loves to tell the story of how she got her current job.  It was a little over two years ago, and Dugan, a mechanical engineer by training and an expert in counterterrorism …
Aug 17, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
John Kell / Fortune:
Supervalu warns that payment card data from 200+ of its grocery stores may have been stolen   —  Supervalu warns card data may have been stolen  —  Supervalu on Friday warned its computer network was hacked and the intrusion could potentially have led to the theft of payment card data used at more than 200 grocery stores.
Aug 15, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
We tested Secret's anti-bullying system... and it failed   —  Anonymous messaging app Secret has been under fire almost since the day it launched, with some critics arguing that it enables cyber-bullying.  Company CEO David Byttow responded earlier this week with a Medium post about how Secret …
Aug 9, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
John Kell / Fortune:
Target will book $148M in data-breach expenses in Q2, lowers profit forecast   —  Target to book $148 million in data-breach expenses  —  Target disclosed Tuesday it will book $148 million in expenses in its second quarter results due to a massive data breach, and also warned that its profit …
Aug 5, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context

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VMware:
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