Push Pop Press:
Push Pop Press acquired by Facebook — Last year Push Pop Press set off to re-imagine the book. We created a new way of publishing and exploring text, images, audio, video and interactive graphics, then teamed up with Melcher Media and Al Gore to create a new kind of book.
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Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Facebook buys iPad book maker Push Pop Press [Updated]
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider: Push Pop Press drops iPad ebooks after being acquired by Facebook
Hannah Johnson / Publishing Perspectives: Facebook Acquires Book App Developer Push Pop Press
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Facebook Acquires iPad Book Publisher
Austin Sarner / @austinsarner: Facebook acquires @pushpoppress. I will not be going with them and have left to pursue other projects. Best of luck @mike_matas and @kimon!
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Facebook Acquires Award-winning iOS Publishing Platform Push Pop Press
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Facebook buys Push Pop Press e-publishing firm
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch: Facebook Buys Digital Bookmaking Service Push Pop Press
Megan Lavey-Heaton / TUAW: Facebook acquires iOS publishing platform Push Pop Press
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Facebook buys digital bookmaker Push Pop Press
Om Malik / GigaOM: Bummer! Push Pop we hardly knew ya!
John Paul Titlow / ReadWriteWeb: Facebook Buys E-book Maker Push Pop Press, Plans to Integrate its Tech
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News: Biz Break: Debt deal doesn't save Wall Street; plus iCloud beta, Skype's iPad app and a Facebook purchase
Matt Galligan / @mg: @om WTF. These guys had such incredible promise. Facebook won't publish books. What a sad state of affairs.
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Facebook Buys iPad Book-Maker Push Pop Press
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Facebook acquires Push Pop Press for tablet design
Stuart Dredge / Guardian: Facebook buys iOS book-app publisher Push Pop Press
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM: Facebook snaps up e-book startup Push Pop Press
San Francisco / TechFlash: Facebook buys Push Pop Press; but not to worry, Amazon
Chris Marlowe / Digital Media Wire: Facebook Buys Interactive Publisher
Eric Eldon / Inside Facebook: Facebook Buys Digital Book Creator Push Pop Press for “the Ideas and Technology”
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Push Pop Press Becomes Part of Facebook
Kimon Tsinteris / @kimon: @pushpoppress has been acquired! http://t.co/8PzgDXZ
Om Malik / @om: just when you think there is a company that is going to go big they pull a patzer and sell out http://t.co/3Ybyugf. why?
Laura Hazard Owen / mocoNews: Facebook Buys Digital Book Publisher Push Pop Press
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Push Pop Press Acquired by Facebook; Abandons Planned Publishing Platform
Jackie Cohen / All Facebook: Facebook Acquires Push Pop Press
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Facebook Acquires Push Pop Press
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Why Did Facebook Buy an e-Book Publisher?
Why Did Facebook Buy an e-Book Publisher?
Gavin Dunaway / Adotas: Third-Party Facebook Mobile Apps Get a Lot of Use
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Facebook Acquires Interactive iPad Book Maker
Facebook Acquires Interactive iPad Book Maker
Discussion: Digits, Good E-Reader Blog, Friending Facebook Blog and 9to5Mac
Shayndi Raice / Digits: Facebook Beefs Up Design Team
Michael Kozlowski / Good E-Reader Blog: Push Pop Press acquired by Facebook
Emil Protalinski / Friending Facebook Blog: Facebook acquires interactive iPad book maker Push Pop Press
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple's fifth-gen iPhone could be ‘bigger upgrade than expected’ — Sources in Apple's overseas supply chain have reportedly indicated that the company's forthcoming fifth-generation iPhone could be a more significant upgrade than previous rumors have suggested, sporting a larger display and thinner design.
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Analyst: iPhone 5 could double Apple's market share
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: AAPL: iPhone 5′s Larger Display, Dual-Core Chip Could Woo, Says Sterne Agee
Haras / iThinkDifferent: Next Generation iPhone Will Not Be 4S, It Will Be iPhone 5 And Released On October 1st [REPORT]
Mike Webb / MacPost: [Sources]: iPhone 5 to have Bigger Screen, Thinner Profile with no 4G-LTE Network
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Rumor: iPhone 5 might be ‘larger than expected’, could sport 4G-LTE features
Charles Arthur / Guardian:
Next iPhone in October? I'll stick to September - and here's why — Murmurings that the next iPhone won't appear until October are being echoed all around the web, but they don't fit the way that Apple operates - nor with the details emerging from carriers
Discussion: eWeek, parislemon, iPhone in Canada Blog, AppleInsider, The Next Web, MacRumors, 9to5Mac, iDownloadBlog.com, SlashGear, MacPost, The Business Insider, Redmond Pie, AllThingsD, Electronista and Gizmodo
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Apple's iPhone 5 in Carrier Testing: Report
Gary Ng / iPhone in Canada Blog: Analysts: iPhone 5 Still Set for September Launch, Will Have Larger Display
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: iPhone 5 reportedly delivered to carriers for testing
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Carriers Currently Testing iPhone 5 in Sealed Boxes?
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Guardian: iPhone 5 boxes “transported to carriers for testing”
Steve Kovach / The Business Insider: Carrier Execs Have The iPhone 5 Right Now And Are Testing It Out
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iPhone 5 Prototypes Sent To Carriers In Sealed Boxes For Testing, Production Imminent
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Fall iPhone Refresh Could Be “Bigger Than Expected”
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: iPhone 5s Are Out in the Wild—In Sealed Boxes?
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Apple iPhone 5 to launch in October in Canada — BGR has reported on several occasions that Apple will announce its brand new iPhone 5 at the tail end of August with a September street date, though it looks like the company might make the iPhone 5 available a little bit later than that.
Discussion: iPhone in Canada Blog, AppleInsider, WebProNews, iDownloadBlog.com, MacPost, I4U News, Electronista, MacRumors, PhoneArena, iPhone Buzz, IntoMobile, Redmond Pie and MobileSyrup.com
Josh Wolford / WebProNews: iPhone 5: Apple's Weapon Against Android?
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: iPhone 5 supposed to launch October 1st in Canada
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: iPhone 5 in October says rumor and iPhone 5 fake might hint at real thing
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Telus iPhone 5 release date leaked as October 1, BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 due August 15
Goncalo Ribeiro / Redmond Pie: iPhone 5 Update Will Be “Bigger Than Expected”, Will Launch On Canadian Operator Telus In October [Report]
Shifty Jelly's blog of mystery:
Amazon App Store: Rotten To The Core — About 3 months ago, we set off on a little experiment into the world of the Amazon App Store. Back then people were hailing it as the solution to the problems with the Google Market, industry pundits like Andy Ihnatko called it ‘An Excellent Work in Progress’.
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, PhoneDog.com, SocialTimes.com, SplatF, Electronista, PadGadget, Delimiter, mocoNews, IntoMobile, GigaOM, Hardware 2.0 Blog, ChannelAndroid.com and parislemon
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Amazon's Appstore: You'll Make $0 When We Give Your App Away, And You'll Like It
Frank McPherson / SocialTimes.com: Amazon Free App Of The Day Not Such A Good Deal For Developers
Dan Frommer / SplatF: 4 lessons from Amazon's Android Appstore
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Is the Amazon App Store bad for developers?
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: 54,805 reasons not to be Amazon's free app of the day
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Android developer calls Amazon App Store “Rotten to the core”
Mel / ChannelAndroid.com: Another Developer leaves the Amazon App Store, confirms dark side of their free App program
John Cook / Gawker:
Only 92% of Newt Gingrich's Twitter Followers Are Fake — Yesterday, we published an item based on a former Newt Gingrich staffer's claim that Gingrich assembled his 1.3 million Twitter followers—a number that he's taken to bragging about—in part by buying fake Twitter followers.
Discussion: PeekYou Blog, SiliconFilter, Mashable!, The Politico and CNET News
PeekYou Blog: Follower Gate: PeekYou Analysis Supports ex-Gingrich Staffer Claims of Twitter Follower Fraud
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: The Best Tech Stories of the Day (8/2)
Chris Taylor / Mashable!: Newt Gingrich's Twitter Followers Are 8% Human. Here's How That Compares [INFOGRAPHIC]
Christopher MacManus / CNET News: Newt Gingrich accused of Twitter follower fraud
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Twitter Rolls Out HTML5 Version Of Twitter.com For iPad — Because the stream of realtime palaver that is Twitter needed even more platforms to be consumed on even more devices, the company has just announced that it has started to roll out its HTML5-based Twitter.com for iPad …
Discussion: @twittermobile, 9to5Mac, Techie Buzz, MacStories and The Next Web
Twitter Mobile / @twittermobile: We've launched our HTML5 version of twitter.com for iPad. It will be rolling out to device owners over the next week or so.
Tricia Duryee / AllThingsD:
Groupon Clones Struggle to Compete, but Are Ripe for Acquiring — While daily deal clones may not have a chance competing against the giants in the space, they still have a good chance of being sold. — A study by the 451 Group's M&A KnowledgeBase found that so far this year …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Ticket Monster's Daniel Shin Talks About Sale of South Korea's Biggest Deals Site to LivingSocial (Video)
Ticket Monster's Daniel Shin Talks About Sale of South Korea's Biggest Deals Site to LivingSocial (Video)
Discussion: Local Onliner
Timo Burkard / Google Chrome Blog:
Instant Pages on Google Chrome — A few weeks ago, we announced that Google's Instant Pages feature would be available to our Chrome beta channel users. Today, we're happy to let you know that Instant Pages is on by default in the latest stable version of Chrome.
Jeff Bertolucci / PC World: Google Chrome Adds Instant Pages, Print Preview
Jon Mitchell / ReadWriteWeb: Google Chrome Predicts And Pre-Loads Instant Pages
Seth Rosenblatt / CNET News: Chrome 13 delivers Instant Pages
Zoli Erdos / CloudAve: Chrome Update With Print Preview, Better PDF
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Chrome 13 — Google released the first stable Chrome 13 build …
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google: Chrome 13 is now stable, ready for upgrade
Cody Fink / MacStories: Google Chrome's Latest Stable Turns Instant Pages on by Default for Faster Googling
Melanie Pinola / Lifehacker: Google Chrome Gets Speedy Instant Pages Search Results by Default
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Chrome 13 Adds Instant Pages, Print Preview
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Instant Pages Now Default in Chrome
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Sprint's Galaxy S II dubbed ‘Samsung Epic Touch 4G,’ launches in September — We know we don't have long to wait before Samsung's wildly popular Galaxy S II smartphone launches stateside. It's also a pretty safe bet that the sleek smartphone will reach all four major U.S. carriers considering how popular the original Galaxy S was.
Discussion: Know Your Cell, GottaBeMobile, Android Phone Fans, PhoneArena and Electronista
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Rumor: Sprint's Galaxy S II to be Named Samsung Epic Touch 4G, Launching September
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
FiOS dominates as FCC measures actual Internet speeds — For the first time ever, the FCC has collected data (PDF) showing real-world speeds that Americans receive from their Internet providers. And the news is pretty good! Or, perhaps, it's pretty bad! — Advocacy group Free Press blasted the results, released today.
Discussion: Electronista, CableTechTalk, Technology Review, GigaOM, TechCrunch, Light Reading, CNET News, PC World, ITworld.com, The Hill, SlashGear, Digital Trends, @fcc, reddit.com, Slashdot, Telecompetitor, MediaFile, SiliconFilter, DSLreports and BetaNews
James Assey / CableTechTalk: Broadband Speeds - As Advertised
Kenrick Vezina / Technology Review: Is Your Internet Connection as Fast as You Think It Is?
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM: Cablevision is biggest loser in FCC broadband speed report
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch: FCC Analysis Reveals ISP Speed Winners And Losers
Michelle Donegan / Light Reading: Broadband Is a Commodity
Marguerite Reardon / CNET News: Broadband subscribers mostly get what they pay for
Grant Gross / PC World: FCC: Broadband Delivers Close to Advertised Speeds
Chris Nerney / ITworld.com: ISPs lying less about broadband speeds
Gautham Nagesh / The Hill: FCC report shows broadband speeds mostly live up to promises
Chris Burns / SlashGear: FCC Measures Actual Internet Speeds in USA
The Fcc / @fcc: Chairman Genachowski unveils new consumer tools to help you choose the broadband speed you need. http://t.co/DZT5GlS
Unknown Lamer / Slashdot: Measuring Broadband America Report Released 30
Joan Engebretson / Telecompetitor: FCC: On Average, DSL Providers Deliver 82 Percent of Advertised Speeds, Cable 93 Percent and FTTH 114 Percent
Frederic Lardinois / SiliconFilter: FCC: ISPs Finally Getting Close to Delivering Advertised Speeds
DSLreports: FCC: ISPs Deliver 80% of Advertised Speeds - Though Some ISPs Fare Horribly During Peak Hours
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: FCC says ISPs aren't lying about their advertised speeds
If you're currently using Old Twitter, we want to let you know that you'll be upgraded to New Twitter this week. http://t.co/8dfSGdV
Discussion: CNET News, Search Engine Land, Social Business Blog, @dsilverman, Mashable!, Gizmodo and The Next Web, Thanks:hornokplease
Steven Musil / CNET News: Twitter ready to close the door on old site
Dwight Silverman / @dsilverman: Still using Twitter XP (aka ‘Old Twitter’ on the web?). It's going away for good this week. Better idea: Use a client.
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Twitter Is Axing The Old Interface This Week
Google Hires Federal Trade Commission Intellectual Property Expert Michel — Google Inc. (GOOG), under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for its dominance of Internet searches, has hired one of the commission's top intellectual property officials, Suzanne Michel, the company said.
Discussion: 9to5Google and L.A. Times Tech Blog, Thanks:beet_tv
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google: Google hires FTC deputy director of policy planning
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Google hires FTC patent expert
Chris / cdixon.org:
What the NYC startup world needs (and doesn't need) — Here's what I think NYC needs to become a serious, long-term startup hub: — 1) Some extremely successful startups. We need PayPals - companies that spin out boatloads of talented entrepreneurs and “smart money” angel investors.
Rick Osterloh / The Big Blog:
Skype Now Optimized for your iPad — Since the introduction of Skype for iPhone with video calling on New Year's Eve 2010, we've seen growing demand for a Skype app for the iPad. — The wait is over, as today we launched Skype for iPad now available for download in the iTunes App Store.
Discussion: AllThingsD, GigaOM, Skype Journal, Voice on the Web, Epicenter, VentureBeat, Computerworld, Gear Live, IntoMobile, CNN, Lifehacker, Communications …, VoIP & Gadgets Blog, Technologizer, USA Today, Telecompetitor, Gadget Lab, Seattle Times and TechnoBuffalo, Thanks:beet_tv
Ina Fried / AllThingsD: Skype for iPad Now Officially Official
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Hands-on with the Skype iPad app that came and went (and came back again)
Jim Courtney / Voice on the Web: Skype for iPad: Yes, It's Now Real!
Christina Bonnington / Epicenter: Hands-On With Skype's Phone App for iPad
Sean Ludwig / VentureBeat: Hands on with Skype for iPad, a killer video chat app
John Ribeiro / Computerworld: Skype for iPad goes live, briefly
Andru Edwards / Gear Live: Skype for iPad now available
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Skype for iPad launched for real this time
Doug Gross / CNN: Skype now available for the iPad
Whitson Gordon / Lifehacker: Skype Brings Video Chat, Instant Messaging, and SMS to the iPad
Ed Oswald / Technologizer: Skype for iPad is Here (For Real This Time)
Brett Molina / USA Today: Skype launches app for iPad
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: Skype Comes to iPad
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Skype for iPad Launched, Immediately Pulled
Janet I. Tu / Seattle Times: Skype comes to iPad
Emily Price / TechnoBuffalo: Skype For iPad Released
EJ / Around The World and Back Again:
How I feel today — I imagine many of you are wondering how I feel today, having read the statement that Brian Chesky posted yesterday on his Airbnb blog. I thought I might best explain my reaction here, in my own words. — When I originally wrote my story, I did so as a personal account …
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNET News, Gawker, Betabeat and Marketing Pilgrim
Tim Hornyak / CNET News: Life has been ‘utter hell,’ says Airbnb victim
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: The Story of Airbnb's Nightmare PR Fail Becomes a Trilogy With Victim's Third Blog Post
Adrian Croft / Reuters:
UK to legalize private copying of CDs: source — (Reuters) - Britain will signal on Wednesday that it intends to legalize copying of CDs or DVDs onto digital music players or computers for personal use, a government source said on Tuesday. — The move was one of the recommendations …
Discussion: BBC, Engadget, Gizmodo, Neowin.net, Electronista and SlashGear
Donald Melanson / Engadget: UK set to legalize CD and DVD copying for personal use
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Britain To Let Its Residents Legally Copy a CD or DVD
Stefano Elia / Neowin.net: UK legalizing private copying of CDs and DVDs
Fred / A VC:
Are Real Names Required For Real Socializing? — Over the weeekend my friend Jeff Jarvis and I had a twebate about this topic. You can see it in action on storify thanks to David Connell. — I'm all for real names if people want to use them. I use “fredwilson” on every web service I can and that is almost all of them.
Discussion: Electronic Frontier Foundation, @kevinmarks, @kevinmarks and @howardlindzon
Eva / Electronic Frontier Foundation: Randi Zuckerberg Runs in the Wrong Direction on Pseudonymity Online
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: http://my.nameis.me tells the user stories that naïve data models ignore. (via @violetblue)
Kevin Marks / @kevinmarks: Eva explains to Randi Zuckerberg why the Greater Internet F**kwad Theory is wrong: http://j.mp/nvuCu4
Pierre Lebeau / Gmail Blog:
Calling from Gmail now in 38 languages, with lower rates to over 150 destinations — We're always trying to make it easier for people to connect—whether that means sending an email, chatting or video chatting, you can reach the people you care about from right inside Gmail.
Discussion: eWeek, App Advice, Engadget, VentureBeat, WebProNews, Electronista, SocialTimes.com, Disruptive Telephony, The Next Web, SlashGear and 9to5Google
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Gmail Calling Goes International in 38 Languages
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Google Voice Goes International, Some Prices Lowered
Lydia Leavitt / Engadget: Move over Skype, calling from Gmail now supports 38 languages and cheaper calls
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: Google Voice Tip: Initiate Voice Calls From Your iPad
Dan York / Disruptive Telephony: Google's “Calling From Gmail” Aims to Disrupt International Calling - 38 countries, 4 currencies
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Google opens up telephone calling from Gmail to 38 languages, 4 currencies
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google adds Gmail voice calling for 38 new languages
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:
Apple hiring iWork web developer as it preps iOS 5 and iCloud support — Apple has posted a new engineering position on its iWork team to “build the front and/or back end of scalable web applications,” indicating an expansion of the company's existing iWork.com and future iCloud offerings …
Discussion: MacRumors, The Register, Engadget, MacNN, The Next Web and SlashGear
Cade Metz / The Register: Apple job post hints at office web apps
Zach Honig / Engadget: Apple iCloud and iWork beta for iOS hands-on
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple hiring developer to help build iWork web apps, yes WEB apps
Timothy Hay / Venture Capital Dispatch:
ZocDoc Staff Gets $50M Surprise From DST Global's Yuri Milner — One way to tell you work at a successful start-up company is when one of the founders of Russian venture firm DST Global appears at your quarterly meeting and says he is giving the company $50 million to continue disrupting the status quo.
Discussion: TechCrunch, The ZocDoc Blog, CNET News, VatorNews, Quintura blog, Guardian, VentureBeat, VatorNews and Betabeat
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: DST Invests $50 Million Into ZocDoc So They Can Finally Get A Decent Logo
Boonsri Dickinson / CNET News: Start-up ZocDoc announces $50 million funding round
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: ZocDoc secures $50 million for doc appointments
Dominic Rushe / Guardian: Twitter valued at $8bn after large investment
Adrianne Jeffries / Betabeat: ZocDoc Raises $50 M. from Facebook Investor DST Global
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: Ning Is Being Shopped Around at $150M Price Tag — According to multiple sources close to the situation, Ning has been talking recently to a large pool of companies about selling itself, including Google and Groupon, as well as to a number of private equity companies.
Roger Cheng / CNET News:
T-Mobile wades into mobile payments — T-Mobile USA inched into the mobile payments arena today when it said it would allow customers to purchase goods and services through their phones. — The carrier said it would extend its carrier billing to digital content such as music and games …
Discussion: BGR, TechCrunch and Android Phone Fans
Todd Haselton / BGR: T-Mobile to extend direct carrier billing to more digital products and services
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: T-Mobile Soon to Enable Carrier Billing for More Digital Goods
David Cohen / TechStars:
TechStars on Bloomberg TV — Startups are hard. In fact to many people, they're just a mystery. One of our goals at TechStars has been to demystify what it's like to be a startup founder or investor. Over the years we have been working on helping tell these stories through being as open source as possible.
Discussion: TechCrunch, OnSwipe Company Blog, The Next Web, Pulse2, TechFlash, The Business Insider, Mass High Tech and Learn to Duck
Rip Empson / TechCrunch: Startups On TV: TechStars Teams Up With Bloomberg To Offer An Inside Look At Building A Business
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: New York City TechStars' reality TV show to air this fall on Bloomberg
Brad Feld / The Business Insider: TechStars Show On Bloomberg TV
James M. Connolly / Mass High Tech: TechStars TV: Don't touch that dial
Ben Popper / Betabeat:
Turntable.fm Picks Union Square Ventures as Investor Over Kleiner and Accel — In a room of bobbing avatars, “Radiohead” takes on new meaning. — While the legal paperwork is still being finished, Betabeat has learned from multiple sources that Union Square Venture is the big new investor in Turntable.fm.
Discussion: The Business Insider, AllThingsD, VatorNews, VentureBeat and Pulse2, Thanks:betabeat
Alyson Shontell / The Business Insider: Lady Gaga And Kanye West Investing In Turntable.fm
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Union Square Ventures Gives Turntable a Spin
Ronny Kerr / VatorNews: Turntable.fm to raise $7.5 million at $37.5 value?
Riley Kennysmith / Pulse2: Turntable.fm Raises $7.5 Million from USV
Brad Molen / Engadget:
MetroPCS will begin transition to VoLTE early next year — US carriers were quick to acknowledge their allegiance to Voice over LTE (VoLTE), a 4G VoIP-related technology first demonstrated in February. Ever since that time, however, talk of deployment plans have been replaced by crickets.
Discussion: Connected Planet Online, MobileBurn.com, Electronista and Phone Scoop
Kevin Fitchard / Connected Planet Online: MetroPCS to begin VoIP transition in early 2012
Dan Seifert / MobileBurn.com: MetroPCS to begin VoLTE transition early next year
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: MetroPCS Schedules VoLTE Transition for Early 2012