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Wall Street Journal:
Disney close to settling dispute with Amazon as its movie DVDs become available for preorder   —  Amazon.com, Disney Back at Peace  —  Disney Movies Available for Preorder from Amazon After Nearly Two-Month Absence  —  “Maleficent” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” are back in the biggest store on the Internet.
Oct 1, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / Wall Street Journal:
General Catalyst Dedicates $10M for Startups Built on Stripe Payment Tech … Venture-backed payment technology company Stripe Inc. has been gaining international notice with new deals to power the buy buttons on Twitter and Facebook, and related partnerships with Apple and Alibaba.
Sep 30, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / Wall Street Journal:
Remind Raises $40 Million to Become Educators' Top Messaging App … Technology investors and companies spent years trying to “move tech into the classroom.”  Then the smartphone came along and changed everything, legendary investor “While nobody was looking, every kid walked in the door …
Sep 30, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal:
EU Believes Apple's Irish Tax Deal Breached Rules   —  European Union Comments Outline Reasons Why it Opened an In-Depth Investigation  —  BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Tuesday they believe that tax deals granted to Apple Inc. in Ireland constitute illegal state support for the U.S. company …
Sep 30, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
SoftBank, DreamWorks Animation Talks Cool   —  Two Sides Still Could Renew Talks or Agree on a Content Partnership  —  SoftBank Corp.'s discussions to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. have cooled, according to people familiar with the matter, less than two days after word first emerged of the talks.
Sep 29, 2014, 10:00 PMIn context
Sonja Cheung / Wall Street Journal:
Google Capital makes first China investment, co-leads $38M Series C in InnoLight, manufacturer of high-speed optical transceivers   —  Google Capital Makes First China Investment, Backs InnoLight … Google Capital, a growth-stage vehicle backed by U.S. Internet giant Google Inc., has made its first investment in China.
Sep 29, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / Wall Street Journal:
San Francisco-based personal finance service Credit Karma raises $75M at a valuation over $1B   —  Credit Karma Tops $1 Billion Valuation For Personal-Finance Tools  —  Hoping to do for personal finance what Expedia and other sites did for travel, Credit Karma Inc. has raised $75 million …
Sep 29, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Keiko Morris / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft to open flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan sometime in 2015   —  Microsoft to Open Fifth Avenue Store  —  Flagship Store to Take Over Fendi Space  —  Microsoft Corp.'s first Manhattan flagship store is coming to Fifth Avenue.  —  The software company confirmed …
Sep 29, 2014, 7:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
SK Telecom Agrees to Acquire Shopkick   —  Deal Would Give SK Telecom New Foray Into U.S.  —  South Korean wireless firm SK Telecom Co. has agreed to acquire shopping-loyalty app Shopkick Inc., according to two people familiar with the deal.  —  The acquisition would give SK Telecom …
Sep 26, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Slack acquires two-person bootstrapped startup Spaces, for collaborative document editing, has 60K paid users   —  Slack Buys a Collaboration Tool in First Acquisition  —  Workplace collaboration startup Slack has made its first acquisition as it prepares to compete more directly with software giants like Google and Microsoft .
Sep 26, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context

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