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VCs Doerr and Khosla on gov't snooping: It's a tradeoff

Tech luminaries Vinod Khosla, John Doerr, offer measured support for government surveillance programs meant to bolster national security.

By September 11, 2013

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A superhero Sabbath? Comic-Con to host cosplay Shabbat

Where else but Comic-Con would you find Sonic Screwdrivers at a Sabbath table? A Shabbat "un-networking event" that got its start at SXSW comes to the massive geek-fest.

By July 21, 2014

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VC: Apple has largely lost its 'mojo'

Former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya says Apple is merely producing more of the same and is "screwed."

By May 22, 2014

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VCs' next big things: Big data, drugs, and education

Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion.

By May 23, 2012

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Twitter snaps up Android lockscreen maker Cover

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Cover will remain available in the Google Play store until further notice.

By April 7, 2014

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New $20 million VC fund targets hot hardware startups

San Francisco's Lemnos Lab is aiming to fund some of the hottest startups in robotics, aerospace, connected devices, and other fields. Already its portfolio companies have raised $35 million in funding.

By March 26, 2014

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Online payment company Stripe raises $80M in financing

Led by a list of prominent VCs, the new round of funding gives the 4-year-old company a valuation of $1.75 billion.

By January 22, 2014

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Where Bitcoin boosters are getting it wrong

commentary Bitcoin will suffer the same fate as Bitnet: a technical advance that will soon be surpassed by even better advances.

By January 23, 2014

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Nest inches closer to $150M finance round on $2B valuation

The company's venture round will be led by DST Global, according to Recode's Kara Swisher. Other VCs, including Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures, will also join the round.

By January 2, 2014

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Google's Nest buy could spur growth of 'Internet of things'

Existing players in the connected home space are excited about the $3.2 billion acquisition, as they see the move as the best validation possible for the nascent industry.

By January 13, 2014