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Virtual-reality startup wants to blast you to the ISS and beyond

Imagine being able to strap on the Oculus Rift face rig and explore the vast, infinite bounds of space. That's what a startup called SpaceVR hopes to accomplish, starting with the ISS.

By 21 January 2015

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Startup funding hit $47B in 2014, surpassing dot-com bubble levels

Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.

By 15 January 2015

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Samsung, Sequoia invest in Israeli video-chat startup

Mobile video service Rounds raises $12 million, giving it a bit more ammunition to compete in the messaging app world.

By 15 January 2015

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Xiaomi, suddenly the world's most valuable startup, raises $1.1B

The co-founder of the Chinese smartphone startup uses Facebook to confirm the financing, which gives it a valuation of $45 billion.

By 30 December 2014

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Rocket Internet to launch 10 more startups in 2015

German e-commerce investor already launched seven startups this year and plans to get three more off the ground before the end of 2014.

By 18 November 2014

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Yahoo confirms $640M purchase of video ad startup BrightRoll

Marissa Meyer extends Yahoo's video advertising reach across websites, mobile devices -- and could reinvent banner ads in the process.

By 12 November 2014

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Startup IFTTT banking on more automation in your life

Today, companies have apps and websites. Tomorrow, they'll let their customers link electronically in a new way with if-this-then-that actions, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets predicts.

By 6 November 2014

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Android co-founder Rubin leaving Google to lead startup incubator

Andy Rubin leaves Google and its ambitious robotics projects behind to return to another of his passions: building successful startups.

By 31 October 2014

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Augmented-reality startup nabs $542M from Google, others

As the battle for virtual reality heats up, Google -- along with other well-known firms -- makes a big bet on a little-known wearable headset maker called Magic Leap.

By 22 October 2014

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Qualcomm seeks robotics startups to boost Snapdragon

The company says it's looking for 10 companies to participate in a robotics accelerator. The win for Qualcomm: open up a new market for its Snapdragon chip.

By 16 October 2014