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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 January 15, 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 January 14, 2015

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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 January 20, 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 December 29, 2014

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Microsoft buys mobile email startup Acompli

The purchase of the iOS and Android e-mail app maker could signal that Microsoft is planning a native mobile email app for Outlook.

By December 1, 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 November 17, 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 November 11, 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 November 5, 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 October 30, 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 October 21, 2014