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GameStop Sells Spanish Stores to Digital Plc
/ September 16, 2014 1:24 pm
GameStop Sells Spanish Stores to Digital Plc

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Retailer GameStop is leaving the Spanish market and selling selected retail locations to UK retailer GAME Digital Plc.” Read More

Docker Raises $40 Million in Third Round
/ September 16, 2014 1:24 pm
Docker Raises $40 Million in Third Round

Docker, the company behind the Docker open source platform for building and running distributed applications, said on Tuesday it has raised $40 million in its third round of funding, led by Sequoia. Previous backers Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Ventures, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang also participated in the round, which the company will use to drive adoption of its platform and expand its ecosystem of application developers, system administrators, platform providers and technology partners. Read More

Hearthstone now has 20 Million Players
/ September 16, 2014 1:24 pm
Hearthstone now has 20 Million Players

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Blizzard has hit a new milestone for its free-to-play card battler Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, with the title now boasting over 20 million players.” Read More

Startup Institute Raises $3 Million from Silicon Valley Bank
/ September 16, 2014 1:24 pm
Startup Institute Raises $3 Million from Silicon Valley Bank

Startup Institute, a Boston-based career accelerator geared toward cultivating "startup-savvy talent," on Tuesday announced a partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and an investment by SVB of $3 million to support its expansion of offices and programs. "The partnership will help high-growth companies in the innovation sector find qualified candidates to scale their businesses," Startup Institute said in an announcement. Read More

Clear Channel Becomes iHeartMedia
/ September 16, 2014 10:19 am
Clear Channel Becomes iHeartMedia

Clear Channel announced today that it has become iHeartMedia, reflecting the company’s success in becoming a one-of-a-kind multi-platform media company with unparalleled reach and impact. Read More

Oracle to Acquire Front Porch Digital
/ September 15, 2014 1:54 pm
Oracle to Acquire Front Porch Digital

Oracle, the database management giant, said on Monday it will acquire Colorado-based Front Porch Digital, a developer of content storage management tools designed to help companies better handle their large amounts of digital media content. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More

TrustedCompany.com, an E-Commerce Review Site for Emerging Markets Raises $1 Million
/ September 15, 2014 11:23 am
TrustedCompany.com, an E-Commerce Review Site for Emerging Markets Raises $1 Million

TechCrunch reports “TrustedCompany.com, a review platform for e-commerce businesses in emerging markets like Southeast Asia and India, announced today that it has raised a Series A round of $1 million led by Tengelmann Ventures, with participation from 500 Startups and returning investor Asia Venture Group.” Read More

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