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  1. Silicon Valley's Wealthy Finally Buy ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    Pace Gallery, the powerful contemporary art gallery, has cracked how to entice Silicon Valley's wealthy anti-materialists into buying art: don't put the art up for sale. The latest exhibition housed in Pace's temporary Menlo Park, Calif., space, Pace Art + Technology, showcases digital works by teamLab, a Japanese art collective, which opened last week.

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  2. WhatsApp Joins the Billion Users ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    About 42 billion messages and 1.6 billion photos are shared daily over the seven-year-old app, the company announced Monday. Users also send 250 million videos every day and have created 1 billion groups.

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  3. The Daily Startup: Airbus Ventures Makes Its First InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    Local Motors Inc. , a Phoenix-based company that uses digital manufacturing techniques to create appliances and vehicles designed by a crowd, has raised funding from Airbus Ventures , Deborah Gage reports. The investment is the first from the Airbus Group 's corporate venture fund that was announced in May. Zoosk Inc. , a dating site, has laid off employees for the second time within a year's time.

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  4. Airbus Ventures Invests in Local Motors to Shake Up Aerospace IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    Last May, Airbus Group, the European aerospace and defense giant, announced a $150 million corporate venture capital fund, along with a new business innovation center in Silicon Valley. The business innovation center is now open in downtown San Jose, Calif., and on Friday, Airbus Ventures , which sits on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road next to some of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms, will announce its first investment-in Local Motors Inc. , a Phoenix-based company that uses digital manufacturing techniques to create appliances and vehicles designed by a crowd.

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  5. ZigBang Joins Parade of Cash-Flush South Korean StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Just hours after South Korean startup Yello Mobile said it had raised $47 million to boost its overall valuation to $4 billio n, another rising star of Seoul's startup scene said that it had sewn up a $33 million investment led by Goldman Sachs. The investment in Zigbang Co., a property listing service, is the latest sign of global interest in South Korea's startups, and marks a second foray by the U.S. investment bank into the country's startup scene.

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  6. ZigBang Joins Parade of Cash-Flush South Korean StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Just hours after South Korean startup Yello Mobile said it had raised $47 million to boost its overall valuation to $4 billio n, another rising star of Seoul's startup scene said that it had sewn up a $33 million investment led by Goldman Sachs. The investment in Zigbang Co., a property listing service, is the latest sign of global interest in South Korea's startups, and marks a second foray by the U.S. investment bank into the country's startup scene.

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  7. ZigBang Joins Parade of Cash-Flush South Korean StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Just hours after South Korean startup Yello Mobile said it had raised $47 million to boost its overall valuation to $4 billio n, another rising star of Seoul's startup scene said that it had sewn up a $33 million investment led by Goldman Sachs. The investment in Zigbang Co., a property listing service, is the latest sign of global interest in South Korea's startups, and marks a second foray by the U.S. investment bank into the country's startup scene.

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  8. Facebook Restricts More Content in India Than Anywhere ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook blocked more items of content from its platforms in India than any other country in the first six months of this year, following requests from the South Asian nation's government. The world's largest social network said Wednesday in its latest report on government data requests that from January to June this year, it granted requests from authorities in India for some 15,155 pieces of content to be blocked on the platform, its WhatsApp and Messenger apps and its photo-sharing app, Instagram.

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  9. Facebook Restricts More Content in India Than Anywhere ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook blocked more items of content from its platforms in India than any other country in the first six months of this year, following requests from the South Asian nation's government. The world's largest social network said Wednesday in its latest report on government data requests that from January to June this year, it granted requests from authorities in India for some 15,155 pieces of content to be blocked on the platform, its WhatsApp and Messenger apps and its photo-sharing app, Instagram.

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  10. The Daily Startup: NEA Partners Say Valuations are Poised to DescendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    A lot of focus on the venture-capital industry has been about valuations of startups, especially late-stage valuations, which have soared and created hundreds of companies worth $1 billion or more. But two partners at New Enterprise Associates , which raised $3.15 billion for two venture funds this year, said those sky-high late-stage valuations are coming down , Yuliya Chernova reports for Dow Jones VentureWire.

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  11. India's Modi Touts Social Media in Visit to Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced the value of social media in Silicon Valley Sunday, positioning India as an open, evolving alternative to China for U.S. tech giants. Mr. Modi engaged in an hour-long question-and-answer session with Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg before more than 1,100 people at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  12. India's Modi Touts Social Media in Visit to Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced the value of social media in Silicon Valley Sunday, positioning India as an open, evolving alternative to China for U.S. tech giants. Mr. Modi engaged in an hour-long question-and-answer session with Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg before more than 1,100 people at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

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