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YouTube star Michelle Phan's Ipsy startup hits 1M paid members

The Internet makeup guru's service, which mails pouches of beauty samples to $10-a-month subscribers, will ship a milestone 1 million of the "glam bags" next month.

By March 19, 2015

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15-second pitches: Cool start-ups explain their ideas, really, really fast

Start-ups and small companies at Mobile World Congress get one shot and just a few seconds to explain what their company is and why it's cool. See how they get on.

By March 16, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile ad startup InMobi

It's unknown why Google is interested in InMobi in particular; what is clear is that Google needs to bolster its efforts in mobile advertising.

By March 11, 2015

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Facebook to developers: Please friend us

The world's largest social network, set to host its annual developers conference this week, wants a piece of the app pie.

By March 22, 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By March 4, 2015

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Startup Eero wants to wipe out weak Wi-Fi

Routers sold as a $300 three-pack are meant to bring fast, reliable network access to all corners of the house. But first Eero will have to convince you your networks need fixing.

By February 3, 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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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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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