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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Facebook gives Paper its first update

It's been two and half months since Facebook debuted its new reader app called Paper. So I'd say it's about time it got an update, right?Facebook agrees and so, for the first time in 10 weeks, Paper users are finally getting some new features, Facebook ... [Published Vator.tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

LinkedIn reaches the 300 million user mark

(Updated to reflect comment from LinkedIn)LinkedIn has made a major announcement regarding its user base. The company is picking up its growth, and is getting closer to the other social networks, but when you look a little closer it may not be as big ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Michaels admits it was hacked, up to 3M cards affected

Here we go again. Another major retailer has been the victim of a huge security breach. This kind of news makes you so feel so secure, doesn't it?This time it was arts and crafts retailer Michaels, which  revealed on Thursday that it, like both Target ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Funding roundup - week ending 4/18/14

Seed stageTalkwheel, a community and analytics platform, raised   $1.2 million from P eter Horan, Randy Haykin, Roger Sippl, Young Soong, Payam Zamani, Larry Braitman, Tom Shields, David Jeske, and other angel investors.   Boxbee, a  storage startup that ... [Published Vator.tv - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

It's a great time to be an EdTech startup

We’re still in the early days of figuring out how to boost learning with technology. K-12 school districts across the country are giving students iPads and Macbooks , but there remain questions about how to appropriately incorporate those devices into ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Startup, Education, TenMarks
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dropbox picks up two new startups: Loom and Hackpad

Dropbox, it seems, doesn't just do one announcement a day anymore. Only a week after debuting a bunch of new features, products, two new executives and a new board member on the same day, the company has now decided to reveal two of its acquisitions at ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Twitter introduces new mobile app install ads

Despite its slowing user numbers, advertisers and brands still absolutely love  Twitter . The company makes nearly all of its money off of advertising, and that revenue has been exploding in recent years. That's why there should be no surprise when Twitter ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lending Club raises $115M and makes first acquisition

IPO hopeful Lending Club is all grown up and making acquisitions. The peer-to-peer lending platform just announced its very first acquisition Thursday: Springstone Financial, a traditional consumer lender that specializes in financing options for private ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Content management company SpringCM raises $18M

I remember a few years ago seeing a commercial on TV where someone mentioned "the cloud" and having absolutely no idea what he was talking about. Things have obviously changed a lot since then and now the cloud become pervasive.There are a slew of cloud ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

One Medical Group snags $40M to streamline waiting room

I love my son’s pediatrician—the man has practiced for over 20 years, has won numerous awards, and he has a Hello Kitty sticker on his stethoscope which never fails to keep my kid entranced long enough to take his vitals.And then he goes and pulls out ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

VC investing gets frothy, hitting 13-year highs

In a sign that the venture investing is getting to frothy levels (much like the stock market), the amount of venture capital investing has hit its highest level in 13 years.Some 862 companies raised $10.7 billion in venture capital in the first three ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

MC 'Hammer Time' at Splash Oakland, May 6-7

We're super excited to welcome MC Hammer as one of our keynotes at  Vator Splash Oakland .Hammer, an Oakland native and renowned entertainer and entrepreneur, will be one of the morning keynotes kicking off our inaugural two-day tech and business education ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]

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One of Paper's original features were covers that "make it easy to spot articles from trusted publishers and decide what to read or watch." The app originally had 50 of them, and has now added nine more: Bloomberg News, Mashable, FT, kottke, Fox News, Popular Science, The Hollywood Reporter...
"Our global footprint gives us the necessary elements to build the world’s first  Economic Graph . As we continue to grow, we’ll be able to keep improving this valuable map of the connections between people, companies, jobs, skills, educational institutions and professional knowledge in the global economy" Nishar said
The information that was gleamed from the cards was the card number and expiration date, but "there is no evidence that other customer personal information, such as name, address or PIN, was at risk in connection with this issue."
...We share the common goal of crafting a high quality product, always putting users’ needs first,"  " Loom CEO Jan Senderek wrote in a blog pos t."

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Facebook gives Paper its first update [Published Vator.tv - 1 hour ago]
Funding roundup - week ending 4/18/14 [Published Vator.tv - 22 hours ago]
It's a great time to be an EdTech startup [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
LinkedIn reaches the 300 million user mark [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
Michaels admits it was hacked, up to 3M cards a... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
Dropbox picks up two new startups: Loom and Hac... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
Lending Club raises $115M and makes first acqui... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
Twitter introduces new mobile app install ads [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
MC 'Hammer Time' at Splash Oakland, May 6-7 [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
VC investing gets frothy, hitting 13-year highs [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
One Medical Group snags $40M to streamline wait... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
Content management company SpringCM raises $18M [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
Joe Biden joins Instagram in most Biden way pos... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
Google shares slide after results miss expectat... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 17 2014]
Alibaba could file for U.S. IPO as early as nex... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 16 2014]
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Twitter's largest shareholders pledge to not se... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 14 2014]
Pew report: Online personal data theft on the rise [Published Vator.tv - Apr 14 2014]
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