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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
German publishers want to buy Xing, dump online games   —  German news and magazines publishers are strong digital investors.  Now two of them are making M&A moves in opposite directions, suggesting the market is more mature than just a single definition of “digital”.
Oct 26, 2012, 7:15 AMIn context
Robin Wauters / The Next Web:
Now at 45m members, LinkedIn rival Viadeo lands $32m to spur growth in Europe, emerging countries   —  For most people, online social networking in a purely professional context is almost synonymous to ‘using LinkedIn’, but that doesn't mean it's the only business social network in town.
Apr 12, 2012, 1:25 AMIn context
Niklas Magnusson / Bloomberg:
Daimler Acquires 15% of MyTaxi App for Clicking to Hail a Cab   —  Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) — Daimler AG, Germany's third-largest carmaker, bought a 15 percent stake in MyTaxi, a provider of an application that allows people to order a taxi with a click on an iPhone or Android device.
Jan 23, 2012, 4:55 AMIn context
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Breaking European M&A News: XING Buys Amiando For Up To €10.3 Million   —  Germany-based business social networking site XING is acquiring also Germany-based online event management and ticketing services company Amiando, we've just learned.  —  XING is paying 5.1 million euros initially …
Dec 10, 2010, 7:35 AMIn context
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
SGN Takes Investment From Eric Schmidt's Tomorrow Ventures   —  Palo Alto based Social Gaming Network, which focuses on multiplayer iPhone/iPod/iPad games, has raised a first tranche in a second round of financing - $2 million from Tomorrow Ventures (Google CEO Eric Schmidt's investment firm) and Xing founder Lars Hinrichs.
Jun 21, 2010, 5:55 AMIn context
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Social Net For Gay Men Fabulis Raises $625K From WaPo, Others   —  Fabulis, a social net and lifestyle site aimed at gay men, has raised $625,000 in a first round funding, founder and CEO Jason Goldberg told paidContent.  The site is currently in stealth mode and Goldberg …
Jan 29, 2010, 12:40 PMIn context
Patrick Smith / paidContent:
Mag Publisher Burda Buying A Quarter Of Xing; $287 Million Valuation   —  German mag publisher Burda Media is buying a 25.1 percent stake in the business-focused social networking site Xing.com for a total of €48.29 million (£42.7 million, $71.9 million), making it Xing's biggest single shareholder.
Nov 18, 2009, 11:55 AMIn context
Peter Burrows / Business Week:
Apple's Stealth China Mobile Plan?   —  Despite ongoing talk about possible tie-up with the mother of all cellular carriers, China Mobile, equity research firm Wedge Partners believes Apple may have found a new way to sell iPhones to some of the carrier's half-a-billion subscribers.
Sep 2, 2009, 3:20 PMIn context
Serkan Toto / TechCrunch:
Xing To Give Up China And Make Way For LinkedIn In The US?   —  LinkedIn has bolstered its position as America's leading business social network by the month lately, with Germany-based Xing as the only company regarding itself a worthy competitor in the last few years.
Jun 29, 2009, 9:25 PMIn context
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch UK:
LinkedIn launches German site to take the fight to Xing   —  LinkedIn is launching a dedicated site for Germany where local - and floated - business network Xing predominates.  LinkedIn had significant growth with sites for Spain and France last year - 200,000 users in two months and France hit 700,000.
Feb 4, 2009, 5:20 AMIn context

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