12 hrs ago
eASIC Joins Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group
"eASIC is dedicated in delivering fast, customizable solutions at 28nm that can be delivered in as few as seven weeks from final netlist to first prototypes," said Jasbinder Bhoot, vice president of worldwide marketing at eASIC. "Working with ONFI, we can assure our devices also deliver the fastest and most efficient NAND flash interfaces that customers need to be competitive."
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Lehigh Technologies nabs $8 mln
September 3, 2014 - Lehigh Technologies, Inc. a leading sustainable materials company, today announced the closing of an $8 million strategic financing round to support the company's geographic expansion and technology roadmap.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Source: Ouya exploring options for both investment in or sale of company
Ouya, the maker of the Android-based indie game console of the same name, is in preliminary acquisition or investment talks with some big companies that are interested in the games market.
Will Snapchat Value Hit $10 Billion?
The latest rumors of who's courting Snapchat emerged [last Tuesday] with reports saying that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm that's made bets in companies such as Facebook and Twitter, had agreed to take a stake in Snapchat.
Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: Google's Drone Effort Lifting Venture Investors' Hopes
The commitment to drone technology by major U.S. corporations is great news for startups and investors who will need their help to sway regulators over the next few years.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
"Pump and Dump: How to Rig the Entire IPO Market with just $20 Million," by Wolf Richter
Currently, he's an author , world traveler, and San Francisco-based entrepreneur "...with over twenty years of C-level operations experience, including turnarounds and startups."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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Bubble' talk as Snapchat hits $10 billion valuation
A lack of much in the way of revenue was no obstacle to instant-messaging service Snapchat becoming the latest startup to join the $10 billion valuation club - joining Uber, Airbnb and Dropbox.
Wall Street Journal
Russian Firm DST Quietly Bet on Snapchat at $7 Billion Price
The Russian billionaire's investment firm DST Global invested in Snapchat earlier this year at a $7 billion valuation, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Square aims to raise $200M at $6B valuation
Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is reportedly raising $200 million in new funding that places the value of the company at $6 billion, up 20 percent from earlier this year.
Today's links: Burgers! Taxes! Robo-hawks
The Burger King-Tim Hortons marriage may not have been made for tax purposes, but the move has put billionaire Warren Buffett, an advocate for higher taxes on the wealthy, in an unpleasant spotlight.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 27
The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Snapchat valued at $10 bln in new round from Kleiner Perkins - reports
Snapchat , a photo-sharing service for smartphones, raised a new round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers that values the company at $10 billion, according to two media reports.
Snapchat said to have $10B valuation on Kleiner Perkins investment
The venture-capital investment firm has made an investment of up to $20 million in the ephemeral message service, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Wall Street Journal
Snapchat Said to Have More Than 100 Million Monthly Active Users
Snapchat has entered the elite club of social apps with more than 100 million monthly users, according to people who have been briefed on the company's internal metrics.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
SOA World Magazine
@ThingsExpo | @EnlightedInc Secures $20 Million Series D #IoT Funding
Enlighted, the company bringing the Internet of Things to the workplace with its smart sensor network and lighting control, announced that it has secured $20 million in a Series D funding round.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: H-P is between a rock and its hardware
While H-P's shares are up 40% since a year ago, it's worth questioning whether the tech giant can produce sustainable revenue growth in the future, beyond the solid financial discipline which seemed apparent in H-P's financial results Wednesday.
U.S. venture firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach
California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Los Angeles Times
SoundCloud joins the music streaming mainstream with advertising
The site has attracted millions of users with free streaming audio and no ads. But its days as a commercial-free service are coming to an end.
Goodwater Capital, Joe Lacob lead $2 mln venture funding in imoji
Goodwater Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner emeritus Joe Lacob has led a $2 million venture funding in imoji , an app that allows users to turn any picture into a shareable emoji.