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Hypebot: Eventbrite Secures $60 Million, Led by Tiger Global Management
/ April 23, 2013 10:34 am
Hypebot: Eventbrite Secures $60 Million, Led by Tiger Global Management

Hypebot reports that Eventbrite, the self-service ticketing platform has secured $60 million in a funding round led by Tiger Global Management and new investor T. Rowe Price, bringing the total amount raised to $140 million. . Read More

Des Moines Register: Facebook To Build $1 billion Data Center in Iowa
/ April 22, 2013 12:48 pm
Des Moines Register: Facebook To Build $1 billion Data Center in Iowa

Des Moines Register reports that Facebook is planning a $1 billion data center that is likely to be established in Altoona, a project that is being touted as “the most technologically advanced data center in the world,” said two lawmakers. . Read More

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Bloomberg: Facebook Going To Trial in Trademark Dispute Over Timeline Feature
/ April 22, 2013 12:36 pm
Bloomberg: Facebook Going To Trial in Trademark Dispute Over Timeline Feature

Bloomberg reports that Timelines Inc., which sued Facebook for trademark infringement in September 2011, a week after the social-network declared it was switching from user-profile pages to individual chronologies called Timeline, will go to trial in Chicago to try to stop Facebook from using the word “timeline." . Read More

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Bloomberg: Twitter Introduces Mobile Music Application for Apple iTunes
/ April 19, 2013 2:33 pm
Bloomberg: Twitter Introduces Mobile Music Application for Apple iTunes

Bloomberg reports that Twitter has launched a mobile-music application that will allow users to play and share songs from services including Apple's iTunes. The app is available on Apple and will later on be introduced for devices running Google’s Android software. . Read More

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Hypebot: Bandzoogle Purchases Musician Website Platform NoteWay Media
/ April 18, 2013 5:21 pm
Hypebot: Bandzoogle Purchases Musician Website Platform NoteWay Media

Hypebot reports that Bandzoogle, the popular website platform for musicians, has announced that it has purchased the assets of NoteWay Media, a niche competitor that also offers a self-serve website platform for musicians, performers and entertainers. The terms of the acquisition were not revealed. . Read More

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Bloomberg: Facebook Hires Apple Maps’ Executive Richard Williamson
/ April 17, 2013 1:53 pm
Bloomberg: Facebook Hires Apple Maps’ Executive Richard Williamson

Bloomberg reports that Facebook has hired Richard Williamson, the man responsible for Apple’s mapping efforts. . Read More

TechCrunch: Samsung Being Investigated for Online Attacks Against HTC
/ April 16, 2013 4:38 pm
TechCrunch: Samsung Being Investigated for Online Attacks Against HTC

TechCrunch reports that Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission is investigating charges that Samsung Corp. paid off students to attack competitor HTC’s Smartphones over the internet. . Read More

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