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PS4 version of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes tripled the game’s sales on Xbox One last quarter
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
PS4 version of Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes tripled the game’s sales on Xbox One last quarter

VentureBeat reports "Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes may have felt like it was only a demo, but selling it for $30 certainly helped publisher Konami’s bottom line — especially on PlayStation 4." Read More

Google launches support for non-Latin characters in Gmail to make email ‘truly global’
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Google launches support for non-Latin characters in Gmail to make email ‘truly global’

VentureBeat reports "Gmail can now recognize email addresses that “contain accented or non-Latin characters,” Google announced today." Read More

Google News now lets publishers specify how to crawl news sites for better referral traffic
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Google News now lets publishers specify how to crawl news sites for better referral traffic

VentureBeat reports "Google launched a new "Publisher Center"today that will enable news organizations to specify how the search engine should crawl their sites for the latest news." Read More

Dish Gets Closer to a Web TV Launch With A&E Deal
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Dish Gets Closer to a Web TV Launch With A&E Deal

Re/code reports "Dish Networks, which says it wants to launch an Internet TV service this year, is getting closer to its goal: The satellite TV company has signed a deal with A&E Networks that lets it stream the cable programmer’s shows on the Web." Read More

LinkedIn to Pay $6 Million in Unpaid Overtime Wages and Damages
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
LinkedIn to Pay $6 Million in Unpaid Overtime Wages and Damages

LinkedIn, the operator of an online professional network, said it will pay nearly $6 million to 359 current and former employees following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency found that LinkedIn was in violation of the overtime and record-keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to record, account and pay for all hours worked in a workweek. Affected employees worked at the company's facilities in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York. Read More

Vectra Networks Raises $25 Million in Third Round
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Vectra Networks Raises $25 Million in Third Round

Vectra Networks, the developer of a platform designed to detect cyber attacks in progress, said on Tuesday it has raised $25 million in its third round of funding, led by Accel Partners. Previous backers Khosla Ventures, IA Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures participated in the round, which also included new investors Intel Capital and Juniper Networks. Read More

Bitglass Secures $25 Million in Second Round
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Bitglass Secures $25 Million in Second Round

Bitglass, a developer of data protection tools, said on Tuesday it has raised $25 million in its second round of funding. New investors, including an unspecified "large global bank" and SingTel Innov8, joined previous backers New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Norwest in the round. Read More

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