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  1. FLG Partners Announces Eric Keller Joins Advisory BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Market Wire

    FLG Partners announced today the addition of Eric Keller to its Advisory Board. Simultaneously, FLG announced that Joe Rodgers, a former CFO of Quantum Corp. and an FLG Advisory Board member for over eight years, has retired.

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  2. Apple in late stages to acquire Path, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    Apple Inc. is close to buying social network Path as it aims to bolster its social media efforts, PandoDaily reported , citing an internal source on Apple's engineering team. The purchase would be more than an acquihire, the process when a company buys a company for its talent rather than its product.

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  3. Snapchat Co-Founders Settle Ownership Dispute With Former Fraternity BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Re/code

    Snapchat co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy settled an ownership dispute with former Stanford fraternity brother Reggie Brown on Tuesday. Brown filed suit against Snapchat in February 2013 for an ownership stake in the company, claiming that he was responsible for the idea that sparked Snapchat's ephemeral messaging app.

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  4. Telogis Finds New FundingRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | SocalTECH.com

    Aliso Viejo-based Telogis , the developer of route planning and fleet management software led by David Cozzens, said today that it has raised a strategic investment round. The funding came from Fontinalis Partners , the venture capital investment firm founded by WIlliam Clay Ford, Jr. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed.

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  5. DataStax Expands DataStax Academy Online Training PortfolioRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Market Wire

    DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, today announced the expansion of the DataStax Academy portfolio of training programs designed to make world-class Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise training available for all levels, from beginner to expert. The announcement was made at Cassandra Summit 2014 , the world's first distributed Cassandra conference and the largest gathering of Cassandra experts in the world, with more than 2,000 attendees expected.

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  6. Amid Snapchat's Rise, Legal Advisers AboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | American Lawyer

    The Silicon Beach photo messaging service Snapchat was valued at $10 billion this week following an investment from venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Behind the startup's rapid rise to fame are a handful of firms, including Cooley, which does most of Snapchat's outside legal work, and others like Perkins Coie and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

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  7. Snapchat Concept Credited to Ousted Co-Founder After SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Snapchat settled a dispute over the origin of its app, which lets people send messages, photos and video that disappear. Snapchat said Tuesday it reached a settlement with Reggie Brown, the company's ousted third co-founder who claimed to have the initial idea for disappearing messages in a lawsuit initially filed last year.

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  8. Apple reportedly on trajectory to scoop up VC-backed PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | PE Hub

    Although Apple Pay, the iWatch and new iPhone features dominated headlines on Tuesday, Apple may soon make more news if it announces it is acquiring the VC-backed social networking app Path . Late Tuesday, PandoDaily cited a source inside Apple's engineering team and reported that the company is poised to announce an acquisition of San Francisco-based Path.

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  9. Darwin seeks $100 mln for VC fund-of-fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | PE Hub

    Darwin Ventures , a fund-of-funds focused on early-stage venture capital, is seeking to raise up to $100 million for a third fund-of-funds according to a regulatory filing . Firm partners declined to comment on the filing.

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  10. Snapchat settles bruising lawsuit with ousted co-founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | VentureBeat

    At least for the time being. Snapchat settled with Brown for an undisclosed sum Tuesday.

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  11. NEOS Launches Geoscience Program in San Juan BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Business Wire

    NEOS GeoSolutions, Inc. today announced that it has secured the underwriting needed to launch an integrated geological and geophysical program in a roughly 1,000 square mile area of the San Juan Basin, a resource-rich region that underlies much of the 'Four Corners' area of northern New Mexico, southwest Colorado, and parts of Arizona and Utah. The tight shale formations of the San Juan Basin contain some of the United States' largest natural gas deposits.

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  12. Snapchat Billionaires Protect Their Stakes By Settling With Ousted Cofounder Reggie BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Forbes.com

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  13. Wearables are hot: Here's who invested and who got the most VC fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    Jawbone, $470.8 million: This San Francisco-based company, led by CEO Hosain Rahman, makes the Up fitness-tracking wristband and Jambox wireless speaker.

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  14. Kurt J. Bilafer Joins ClearStory Data as Vice President of Sales to Drive Rapid GrowthRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Bilafer was previously Vice President of Sales at SAP, leading their global Business Intelligence and Predictive team. Bilafer will oversee ClearStory's sales across North America and the expansion strategy into EMEA and APAC, as the company scales to bring Data Intelligence to all business users.

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  15. Devicescape Shortlisted as Finalist in 2014 CTIA AwardsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Freshnews

    The Devicescape Service Platform , in commercial use by telecom operators across North America and Europe, includes a Curator Client, Curator Cloud, and a Curated Virtual Network of more than 20 million amenity Wi-Fi hotspots. The DSP enables telecom operators to monetize the entire smartphone experience by using a seamless blend of all available Wi-Fi and cellular to ensure subscribers are "always best connected".

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  16. Beyond Meat Rushes to Defense of Burger Joints: Offers Free Beast BurgersRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Information Technology

    Noting the rise and popularity of "better burger" joints such as Smashburger, Shake Shack , and Five Guys , Elliott Negin writes in the , "Are better burgers better when it comes to your health or the health of the planet?i 1 2The short answer is no." The article goes on to summarize the negative human health and climate implications of beef burgers, whether grass or feedlot fed.

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  17. Investors Think Reddit is Worth $500 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    Reddit, the content-sharing site responsible for bombarding the internet with stolen photos of nude celebrities recently, is one of the most highly-trafficked sites on the internet. And big-name investors continue to take notice.

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  18. DataStax Raises $106 Million in New Pre-IPO Round, Chips Away at OracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Database management company DataStax Inc. , one of several young companies that are trying to take business away from Oracle Corp., has raised $106 million as the need for larger, more flexible databases continues to grow. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company's valuation is $830 million.

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  19. E-Commerce Home Goods Store One Kings Lane In IPO PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Founded in 2009 by design enthusiasts Susan Feldman and Alison Pincus, One Kings Lane enables US consumers to buy superior quality home goods at a discount. One Kings Lane works directly with suppliers including leading home brands, antique and vintage dealers, and designers and is able to offer discounts as high as 70% on their flash sales.

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  20. The Pipeline: Paypal takes on Square, Bre Pettis leaves MakerBot, and an accelerator for ag techRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    Silicon Valleya Data Stax , a big data Oracle challenger, hauls in $106 million in a funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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