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A company that started out as a kind of social network for hip-hop fans to discuss the meaning of their favorite song lyrics, RapGenius , raised $40 million in Series B funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Dan Gilbert, according to company co-founders and a blog post from Ben Horowitz.
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The changes in Google's algorithms in recent years have gradually phased out user-generated content sites or "content farms," as they are often disparagingly referred to by critics.
Startups are transforming into multi-billion companies. And the staffs are overwhelmingly male.
Forget voice commands and touch gestures: A London firm has developed a way for Google Glass users to control their devices just by thinking.
An antitrust lawsuit targeting Google's Android operating system should be dismissed, Google said in a court filing on Friday, partly because smartphone manufacturers are free to utilize Android on their phones without also installing Google apps.
U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years.
Dutch software firm Exact Holding said it had been approached by parties about a possible takeover, after Reuters reported that private equity funds including Apax and KKR were eyeing a buyout of the firm.
A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.
Google has started a $100 million fund to invest in European startups, the beginning of what could become big-money investments for overseas entrepreneurs and lead to yet more acquisitions for the search giant.
Sex worker trade booming in Silicon Valley For years, sex workers have been entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that no one talks about.
Doctors, executives and human resource experts say it would be great for the American workforce.
Residents and visitors in Glasgow will have free 24-hour access to the urban wireless network for the next eight years through a partnership between BT and the city council.
Amazon.com has billed parents for millions of dollars' worth of unauthorized in-app purchases made by their children, the FTC said in a complaint filed Thursday in a U.S. court.
Funded in Q2: Blue Apron's three founders : Chief Product Officer Matthew Wadiak, CEO Matt Salzberg, and CTO Ilia Papas.
Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions.
RootMetrics is giving Verizon Wireless a big thumbs-up in its latest biannual ranking of wireless network performance in cities across the U.S. Verizon ranked first or was tied for first in 115 of 125 cities for overall network performance during the first half of 2014, leading all three other national carriers -- AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:28 am
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