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tmt

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Parsimonious Backblaze takes $5 million in funding

The company turned down other investment offers, but accepted $5 million from TMT Investments so it could expand its online backup business without losing control.

By July 25, 2012

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Construction of world's largest optical telescope approved

The massive Thirty Meter Telescope will be able to image objects 13 billion light years away, near the beginning of time.

By April 14, 2013

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Visiting Mauna Kea, the world's best spot for stargazing

Crave's Eric Mack recently trekked to the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano to visit one of the most advanced observatories on Earth, the "eyes of humanity" in the middle of the Pacific.

By February 19, 2014

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Smartphone shipments to hit 1 billion this year, says report

That number could actually come closer to 2 billion, according to accounting firm Deloitte -- at least based on its definition of a smartphone.

By January 7, 2013

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Apple is the biggest chip buyer -- and getting bigger

Apple buys about 50 percent more memory, processors, and other semiconductor products than its nearest rival, Samsung -- which, by the way, isn't just a buyer, but also the second-biggest producer.

By May 22, 2012

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TV apps? No one except TV makers seems to care

People buy TVs for their image quality and screen size, not apps, so it's hard for TV makers to stand out. But there are rays of hope, IHS says.

By May 22, 2012

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Nokia happier to live on the edge when buying components

The Finnish phone maker, trying to recover its former mobile-phone influence, is willing to take on more risk for the key business of buying electronics to become more competitive.

By May 22, 2012

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Facebook touts its economic muscle--but only counts the good stuff

The company claims it created 15.3 billion euros in European economic activity in 2011, but only included its positive contributions.

By January 24, 2012

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Business Intelligence heads to the iPad

Jaspersoft is set to release an open-source SDK for business intelligence on the iPad.

By September 27, 2011

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PlaySpan lands $16.8 million in funding

Specialist in digital microtransactions and payment services adds $16.8 million to its coffers for international expansion, to be used toward expanding its operations in Europe and Asia.

By November 25, 2008