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Which carrier is winning the LTE battle?

Bill Moore, CEO of RootMetrics, sheds light on the battle for superiority in the LTE space.   The big story in mobile network performance continues to be LTE, which has moved from more of a novelty

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College startups on the rise as students flock to entrepreneurial pursuits

Sean Branagan is bullish on college startups. Not just the wunderkind, drop-out-of Harvard Microsofts and Facebooks; he believes that there are thousands of students across the country who can build

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Social media giants enjoy encouraging quarter

The last quarter saw strong results nearly across the board in the social media sector. Even Snapchat, neither public nor two years old, was able to latch on to the positive momentum, with rumors

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Social Tables secures $8m funding round – Investment Round Up

Seed funding Two Tap, an in-app e-commerce platform, has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. Digital Garage, Green Visor Capital, Initialized Capital, Khosla Ventures, SV Angel and Transmedia

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Doctor on Demand raises $21m – Investment Round Up

Series A Doctor on Demand, a virtual doctor service, has raised $21 million in a Series A round led by Venrock. Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson also participated. The

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Vectra Networks secures $25m – Investment Round Up

Series A Palo Alto, Calif.-based big data analytics company Metanautix has raised $7 million from Sequoia Capital and angel investor Shiva Shivakumar, an early Google employee and current CEO of

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IPO+M&A Watch: Mobileye, Synchrony, Apple

IPO This week’s activity in the public markets was headlined by the stock market debut of Synchrony Financial, GE’s consumer finance arm divested as a separate, public entity. Synchrony finances

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Kabam raises $120m in funding from Alibaba – Investment Round Up

Seed funding Resy, a restaurant reservations app, has raised a $2 million seed round led by Vayner/RSE and Lerer Ventures. Panarea Capital, A-Grade Holdings, Slow Ventures and Ken Austin also

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Samsung suffers third straight quarter of declining profits

Samsung has posted a 20% drop in net profit in its latest earnings report. The South Korean company also announced the worst performance by its smartphone business since the second quarter of 2012, as

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Sony’s surprise Q2 profits belie poor annual figures

Sony Corp posted surprise second-quarter profits today, despite warning of big year-end losses. Net income for the three months ending June was $260.82 million, compared to $30.1 million for the same

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