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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat Poaches Star Tech Banker Imran Khan From Credit Suisse   —  Snapchat, the mobile messaging app that's popular with teens, has hired a star tech banker to help young chief executive Evan Spiegel justify the startup's multi-billion-dollar valuation.  —  The startup named Imran Khan …
Dec 9, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Google study finds 56.1% of display ad impressions it served never appeared on screen   —  5 Viewability Findings From Google  —  Online marketers are increasingly opting to pay only for “viewable” ad impressions — those that actually display on users' screens, rather than ones that appear …
Dec 7, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
New investors in Uber's $1.2B round include Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, Valiant Capital, and Lone Pine Capital   —  Uber's Investor Club Adds Two Hedge Funds, Qatar's Sovereign Wealth Fund  —  The elite club of Uber shareholders just added a few new members.
Dec 5, 2014, 1:15 AMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Wall Street Journal:
Xfund Closes $100 Million Second Fund, Targets Student Entrepreneurs … Entrepreneurs on college campuses got another boost Thursday with Boston-area Xfund closing a $100 million fund to bankroll new ideas and support startups it has backed so far.  —  The move comes just two months …
Dec 4, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:
Google to raise commissions for resellers of Google Apps for Work in a push to woo larger organizations   —  Google Makes Move on Microsoft's Turf in Workplace  —  Gmail Operator to Offer Bigger Fees to Resellers Amid Push to Challenge Outlook Owner  —  Google Inc. plans to boost …
Dec 4, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Zoran Basich / Wall Street Journal:
Early Oculus Backer Formation 8 Raises $500 Million to Connect Dots Between Asia, U.S.   —  Formation 8 has closed its second fund at $500 million, a quick turnaround for a young venture firm whose successful early bet on virtual-reality company Oculus VR Inc. created plenty of demand from institutional investors.
Dec 4, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal:
Lawyers say Apple deleted music from rival services on users' iPods between 2007-2009   —  Apple Deleted Rivals' Songs from Users' iPods  —  Apple deleted music that some iPod owners had downloaded from competing music services from 2007 to 2009 without telling users, attorneys …
Dec 3, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Orr Hirschauge / Wall Street Journal:
Video messaging startup Glide Talk raises $20M, now valued at $100M   —  Video-Messaging Firm Glide Talk Lures $20 Million Funding Round … Jerusalem-based video-messaging startup Glide Talk Ltd. has secured a $20 million investment round, the company said last week, bringing total investment to $28.5 million.
Dec 1, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo is selling Flickr photos licensed for commercial use with Creative Commons but won't share profits with most creators   —  Fight Over Yahoo's Use of Flickr Photos  —  Yahoo Starts Selling Canvas Prints From Free Pictures Uploaded to the Internet Sharing Site
Dec 1, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Intel chips will replace Texas Instruments' in a new version of Google Glass coming next year   —  Google-Glass Deal Thrusts Intel Deeper Into Wearable Tech  —  Intel Corp. will supply the electronic brains for a new version of Google Inc. 's Glass device expected next year …
Nov 30, 2014, 10:35 PMIn context

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