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Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan
/ August 11, 2014 5:50 pm
Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan

Google and five other companies will team to build and operate a new $300 million trans-Pacific cable system connecting the U.S. and Japan, the Mountain View-based company said on Monday. The project, dubbed "Faster," also will include NEC, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI and SingTel. Read More

BuzzFeed Raises $50 Million from Andreessen Horowitz
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
BuzzFeed Raises $50 Million from Andreessen Horowitz

TechCrunch reports “Not too many years ago, announcing major news on a Sunday evening in the middle of August would seem crazy.” Read More

Motionlead Creates Mobile Ads Effective Again Thanks To Interactive Design
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
Motionlead Creates Mobile Ads Effective Again Thanks To Interactive Design

TechCrunch reports “Meet Motionlead, a French startup that wants to make mobile ads sexy again.” Read More

The New TV Pilot Season Brings YouTube Stars, Channels and Bloggers to TV Screens
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
The New TV Pilot Season Brings YouTube Stars, Channels and Bloggers to TV Screens

TechCrunch reports “Last year, DreamWorks Animation paid $33 million for YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, Warner Bros. invested $18 million in the YouTube channel Machinima and most recently, and Disney purchased Maker Studios for $500 million.” Read More

T-Mobile Is Testing an App That Unlocks Your Smartphone with a Single Button
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
T-Mobile Is Testing an App That Unlocks Your Smartphone with a Single Button

TechCrunch reports “T-Mobile is playing with the idea of letting you unlock your phone (so that it can run on other carriers) with a single click.” Read More

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U.S Defense Giants are Hiring the Best Hackers they can Find
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
U.S Defense Giants are Hiring the Best Hackers they can Find

VentureBeat reports “At the Black Hat hacker conference last week, noted cyber security guru Mikko Hypponen spoke about how big changes in the cyber threat landscape had prompted aerospace and defense contractors like Boeing, Raytheon and Northrup Grumman, all billion-dollar-plus companies, to begin aggressively courting and hiring hackers to buttress their own cyber defenses.” Read More

How a relaunch saved Foursquare from Certain Death
/ August 11, 2014 11:31 am
How a relaunch saved Foursquare from Certain Death

VentureBeat reports “Foursquare’s pivot may have saved the company, early adoption stats reveal.” Read More

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