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Apple said to be buying Google-backed Swell for $30M

The Swell podcast-streaming app, which learns what you like and don't like, reportedly will be shut down as part of the $30 million deal.

By July 28, 2014

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Google X spinoff Flux raises $8 million

The company was once part of the secretive Google X research division but is now going solo as it tries to radically revamp building-construction software.

By May 6, 2014

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Foursquare unlocks $35M to figure things out

With the new money, the 4-year-old company can resolve to prove the skeptics wrong in the new year.

By December 19, 2013

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Reporters' Roundtable: CES, where new technology fights for deals

There's more happening at CES than just big companies launching giant new product lines. Each year, startups vie for attention from consumer electronics partners and from investors who attend the show. Discussing this topic with Rafe Needleman: CNET's Paul Sloan and VC Josh Stein from DFJ.

By January 14, 2012

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Ep. 105: CES, where new technology fights for deals.

There's more happening at CES than just big companies launching giant new product lines. Each year, startups vie for attention from consumer electronics partners and from investors who attend the show. Discussing this topic with Rafe Needleman: CNET's Paul Sloan and VC Josh Stein from DFJ.

By January 13, 2012

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Plane or wind turbine? Holographic radar knows

Aveillant's three-dimensional holographic radar system resolves a problem that wind farms create for air traffic control and air defense radar systems.

By October 27, 2011

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Scientific Conservation scores $15.7 million in funding

Green tech meets IT as a start-up offering SaaS for energy consumption forecasting receives a big funding round.

By January 19, 2011

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Facebook acquires file-sharing service Drop.io

The New York-based start-up has close ties to Facebook going back to its early days; founder Sam Lessin, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg's, will be joining Facebook.

By October 29, 2010

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GE invests in SynapSense to cut data center energy

As part of its smart grid and digital energy push, GE contributes to a $5 million investment in SynapSense, which uses sensors to manage data center energy.

By July 26, 2010

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Valley VC learns to embrace government

Famous venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson avoided politics--as long as he could. Now dealing with the feds is a job skill.

By December 22, 2009