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Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015
/ April 14, 2014 4:28 pm
Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015

Bloomberg reports that Line Corp., the operator of the most-popular mobile messaging app in Japan, plans to double its users to more than 1 billion globally by next year, according to its CEO Akira Morikawa who made the comment at a conference in Tokyo last week. Read More

Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online
/ April 14, 2014 4:13 pm
Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online

Eighteen percent of U.S. Internet users have had important personal information, such as Social Security numbers and credit card and bank account information, stolen as a result of their online activities, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. Read More

U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1
/ April 14, 2014 4:05 pm
U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1

U.S. venture capital firms raised $8.9 billion in new commitments during the first quarter, the highest quarterly figure since 2007, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Read More

Google Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace
/ April 14, 2014 3:48 pm
Google Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Google plans to acquire Titan Aerospace, a New Mexico-based maker of high-altitude drones, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Titan, which makes solar-powered drones capable of staying in the air for years on end, reportedly had been pursued by Facebook earlier this year. Read More

Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000
/ April 11, 2014 4:05 pm
Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000

GamesIndustryBiz reports that a user of Sony Online Entertainment's Player Studio has earned $100,000 in revenue from their creations. Player Studio is the name for a set of templates and tools with which users can create items for sale on the SOE marketplace. Read More

Sonos Integrates Google Play Music Support
/ April 11, 2014 4:03 pm
Sonos Integrates Google Play Music Support

VentureBeat reports that Google has entered in a partnership deal with wireless speaker-maker Sonos to introduce Chromecast functionality to Sonos wireless audio systems. Android users can now send music openly to Sonos’ high-fidelity speakers without depending on Sonos’ Controller application. Read More

WeChat Launches Image Recognition Technology
/ April 11, 2014 4:01 pm
WeChat Launches Image Recognition Technology

VentureBeat reports WeChat today launched its image recognition SDK making it accessible for third parties to incorporate the image recognition and other interactive features into their WeChat accounts. Read More

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