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Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily:
Tencent to launch international version of free 10TB storage service.  New photo-sharing app coming soon to US   —  Tencent, China's largest Internet company, will release an international version of its 10TB cloud storage product next year, and within the coming weeks it'll launch …
Nov 19, 2013, 6:40 AMIn context
Carmel DeAmicis / PandoDaily:
Uh oh, Los Angeles School District's $30 million iPad program falls flat   —  Last week, I wrote about how one-to-one tablet programs in Missouri and Texas K-12 schools had hit some road bumps.  In North Carolina when 73,000 Amplify tablets arrived — from Robert Murdoch's edtech company …
Oct 25, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
VC's best friend: DogVacay raises a hefty $15M Series B round, eyes the $11B pet services market   —  It's said that Series A rounds are raised on promises, and Series B rounds are raised based on delivering against those promises.  If this is true, then the behind the scenes numbers …
Oct 10, 2013, 12:05 PMIn context
Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:
Twitter's female “problem”: This is why mobs don't appoint public company boards   —  I can't believe this debate about whether Twitter is an awful company simply because everyone on its board has a Y-chromosome is still going on.  —  Memo to the press: It's no longer August.
Oct 9, 2013, 5:05 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / PandoDaily:
Twitter to investors: We are the anti-Facebook   —  Twitter S-1.  Twitter S-1!  TWITTER S-1!!!  —  The instant gratification of the Web now comes in IPO form.  With Facebook's IPO, we speculated and debated and analyzed for months waiting for an S-1 to be filed.
Oct 3, 2013, 11:00 PMIn context
Cale Guthrie Weissman / PandoDaily:
Quirky brings on former Frog Design executive Doreen Lorenzo as its President   —  Crowdsourcing invention platform Quirky has had quite a year.  After announcing a $68 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz last year and a partnership with GE six months ago, it is now adding a president to its ranks.
Oct 2, 2013, 12:50 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / PandoDaily:
SecondMarket goes all-in on Bitcoin, launching a private trust   —  Barry Silbert has been obsessed with Bitcoin.  Obsessed.  His priorities in life, he says, are ordered as such: his wife, his company, and Bitcoin.  The crypo-currency is the first thing he has seen like it since the Internet.
Sep 25, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context
Nathaniel Mott / PandoDaily:
AppDirect raises $9M, acquires Standing Cloud to help businesses adopt a hybrid network in the NSA's wake   —  Over the last three months the Washington Post, New York Times, and the Guardian have revealed government programs through which the National Security Agency is able to collect data …
Sep 11, 2013, 12:35 AMIn context
Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:
A rare defense of venture capital classic   —  One of our most popular stories this week was about the future of venture capital.  It traced the asset class's history from its boutique roots to the age of mega-brands to the rage around international expansion and into the last few years of microVCs, super angels, and accelerators.
Aug 31, 2013, 1:35 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
DocStoc begins M&A push, adds BestVendor to portfolio of small business content and services   —  Six-year-old small business information platform DocStoc is making its first ever acquisition, picking up the New York City-based SaaS software recommendation platform BestVendor.
Aug 26, 2013, 3:45 PMIn context

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