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23 min ago | Post and Courier

Venture investments for startups at highest point since 2001

Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Twitter

4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO

A veteran business traveler shares eight secrets he's learned over the years--from buying a Tom Bihn bag to carrying a spare battery.

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Related Topix: Travelocity, Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, Search Engines

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Do You Make These Mistakes?

I grew up in the 1970's and 80's, a time when internet and Google were not yet words, Yahoo was an explanation cowboys hollered out when excited, and computers took up entire rooms and required very specialized experts to run and understand them.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Computers

13 hrs ago | USA Today

Awesome apps for a new Android device

Apple can boast a very successful App Store, but the Google Play store has now caught up in the number of apps available for Android smartphones and tablets, each at about 1.2 million at last count.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, Search Engines, iPod touch App, USA TODAY, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Google Drive

17 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Cortana Fills Windows Phone Gap

The new Windows system, Windows Phone 8.1, includes the virtual assistant Cortana, which combines Siri's personality with Google Now's knack for anticipation.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Microsoft

21 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

A Sub-$100 Nexus Phone Can Kill The BlackBerry Z3

Rumor has it that MediaTek is helping Google come up with a sub-$100 Nexus Android phone.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Apple, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Berlin-Based Point Nine Names U.S. Adviser To Help Startups Attack U.S. Market

Berlin-based venture firm Point Nine Capital has hired Silicon Valley veteran Michael R. Wolfe to open a San Francisco office and help its portfolio companies enter and win the U.S. market, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Zendesk

The Campbell Reporter

Warming up to the future with Nest thermostat

During cold spells, Andy Law likes to keep his San Jose house warm and toasty, which used to be a problem whenever the 29-year-old Yahoo mobile app designer traveled out of town.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Marketing

Greenwich Citizen

Why Google Isn't Growing

Google CEO Larry Page can be forgiven for being in a bad mood this weekend. On his company's Q1 2014 earnings call , his people delivered what he thought would be good news: revenues of $15.4 billion, up 19%.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines

Patch.com

Easter Brunch: Google Maps Makes Picks, How About You?

Where are you dining for your Easter brunch? What's a must on the menu? Tell us in the comments section below! Google's search engine seems to have an answer to everything.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines

Reuters

Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Tax, Search Engines

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CIO

FCC Vote on Incentive Auction Plan Could Further Open Broadband Competition

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, AT&T

Greenwich Citizen

Essential Tips For Saving Time In Google Search And The Chrome Browser

Have you ever gotten frustrated after combing through search results that aren't even related to what you're seeking? Or how about having to repeatedly press the back button in Google Chrome to find that website you saw about eight pages ago? Even if you've read dozens of tip articles and claim you're a Google expert, chances are there are a few ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines

News10.net

How to cut the costs of TV viewing

I suspect you're like me. You just want to sit down in front of the TV and find something interesting to watch.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Google, Startups, Search Engines

KMIZ

Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers

Last week's Heartbleed Internet bug revealed a startling fact. The software protecting banks, email, social media and government is maintained by only a few people.

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Related Topix: Computers, Startups, Facebook, Search Engines, Social Software

The Campbell Reporter

Biz Break: Facebook, Zynga launch new mobile offerings

This image provided by Facebook shows how users can manually share their location using the Nearby Friends" tool.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Zynga, MadFox, Break., Video Games, SanDisk, Search Engines

West Australian

Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords

Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by employees suing the firms.

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Related Topix: Books, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Google, Search Engines

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Venture Investments Highest Since 2001

Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Twitter, Social Software

CIO

Why a Smartphone Kill Switch Won't Stop Thefts

CIO - Yesterday, wireless industry group CTIA announced a partnership between many of the major smartphone makers and all of the leading U.S. wireless carriers that's designed to enable smartphone "kill-switch" functionality on handsets sold in the United States after July 2015.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Wireless, Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Patch.com

Authorities Arrest Four In Child Porn Sweep

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has arrested four area men on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Prison, Lakewood, NJ, Wireless

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