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CNN: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Aereo Case (w/PDF of Transcript)
/ April 22, 2014 5:48 pm
CNN: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Aereo Case (w/PDF of Transcript)

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., et al. v. Aereo, Inc., the outcome of which could determine the future of broadcast and streaming television. Read More

Matrix Partners Raises $350 Million Fund for China
/ April 22, 2014 5:32 pm
Matrix Partners Raises $350 Million Fund for China

Matrix Partners, a Cambridge-based venture capital firm, announced it has raised $350 million for its third fund focused on investments in China. Since its founding in 2008, Matrix Partners China invests in early-stage businesses in the Chinese market, targeting companies in technology, media and telecommunications, and health care, and has been especially active in Internet and mobile. Read More

For First Time, Android Overtakes Apple in Mobile Ad Traffic
/ April 22, 2014 5:29 pm
For First Time, Android Overtakes Apple in Mobile Ad Traffic

For the first time, Google's Android operating system has surpassed Apple's iOS for mobile ad traffic, according to a new report from Opera Mediaworks. After first overtaking Apple in terms of market share at the end of last year, Android in the first quarter jumped ahead of the company with 42.8% of traffic, compared with Apple's 38.2%. Read More

Electric Cloud Adds $4 Million to Fifth Round
/ April 22, 2014 5:27 pm
Electric Cloud Adds $4 Million to Fifth Round

Electric Cloud, a Sunnyvale-based developer of tools designed to automate and accelerate the software delivery process, said on Tuesday it has landed an additional $4 million in funding, just seven months after the company initially announced $8 million in its fifth round. Read More

Tubular Lands $11 Million in Second Round
/ April 22, 2014 5:21 pm
Tubular Lands $11 Million in Second Round

Tubular, the Mountain View-based developer of an online video marketing platform, said on Tuesday it has landed $11 million in its second round of funding, led by Canaan Partners. Previous backers FirstMark Capital and Lerer Ventures also participated. Read More

Chinese Twitter Clone Weibo to Raise $285.6 Million In U.S. IPO
/ April 21, 2014 4:46 pm
Chinese Twitter Clone Weibo to Raise $285.6 Million In U.S. IPO

VentureBeat reports that Sina Weibo, a service similar to Twitter which is owned by Chinese online media company Sina, went public on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol of WB. The company will offer 16.8 million American depository shares for $17 each to raise $285.6 million of capital. Read More

Apple and Google to Provide Exclusive Game Applications
/ April 21, 2014 4:43 pm
Apple and Google to Provide Exclusive Game Applications

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple and Google are courting game developers to make sure that top game titles are introduced on devices run by their respective operating systems. Both the companies are attempting to entice game developers by offering to place certain games high on their app stores' features lists and home pages. Read More

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