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Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
SignalFx exits stealth with $28.5M in backing, promises Facebook-caliber systems monitoring off the shelf   —  As a budding startup, it can be challenging to say the least to hire the best and brightest technical talent in this industry.  Often that talent is locked inside giants like Facebook …
Mar 12, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Braintree opens private beta allowing US merchants to accept bitcoin via its v.zero SDK and Coinbase integration   —  Paying for Uber with Bitcoin?  Braintree opens up bitcoin payments to its thousands of merchants  —  Two of the biggest forces in modern payments collided today …
Jan 22, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Paypal attacks Apple Pay security with full-page ad in NYT referencing recent iCloud celebrity photo hack   —  “We the people want our money safer than our selfies.”  PayPal goes after Apple in a full page NYT ad  —  As the rumors of an Apple payments platform swirled leading up to last week's keynote …
Sep 15, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Merchants equipped for Apple Pay likely to surge in US as October 2015 deadline for EMV support spurs point of sale system upgrades   —  The hidden brilliance behind the timing of Apple's adoption of NFC  —  There's a brilliance to the timing of Apple's adoption of near field communication (NFC) technology.
Sep 12, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Coinbase announces accredited insurance covering the bitcoins it holds online at any time   —  Coinbase surprises with news of a year-old deposit insurance program, but what of its cold storage?  —  Coinbase dropped a bombshell on the bitcoin world yesterday by revealing …
Aug 31, 2014, 6:50 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
JustFab raises $85M at what sources say is a $1B valuation   —  JustFab has closed an $85 million round of funding, the company's co-founder and co-CEO Adam Goldenberg confirmed to Pando today.  The round was led by new investor Passport Special Opportunity Fund, and included participation …
Aug 29, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Paul Carr / PandoDaily:
Bezos-owned Washington Post now inserting gross Amazon affiliate links into news articles   —  There's something creepy in this Washington Post piece about Penguin's new “adult” cover for the 50th anniversary edition of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”  Well, something else creepy, beyond the weirdly over-sexualized cover itself.
Aug 17, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Mark Ames / PandoDaily:
Judge rejects $324M settlement in anti-poaching class action suit against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe; says it should have been at least $380M   —  BREAKING: Judge strikes down Techtopus wage theft settlement  —  The judge overseeing the landmark Silicon Valley wage theft antitrust lawsuit …
Aug 8, 2014, 3:58 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
EXCLUSIVE: Payments giant First Data acquires Gyft in an effort to bring digital gift cards to the masses   —  Gyft, a Redwood City-based virtual gift card provider has agreed to an acquisition by payment giant First Data, Pando has learned.  The terms of the transaction were undisclosed …
Jul 30, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
David Holmes / PandoDaily:
Rdio acquires music discovery startup TastemakerX and its full staff; founder Marc Ruxin will be Rdio's new COO   —  Hipster music app Rdio gets even hipper, acquires TastemakerX.  But does it have a shot against Spotify and the rest?  —  When you think of a music streaming service, what pops into your head first?
Jun 30, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context

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