The Chinese government arrested some people and fined Internet giant Sina.com for publishing and distributing pornographic content on its website as part of China's "Cleaning the Web" campaign which is held every year.
San Francisco, US-based real time enterprise collaboration platform Slack, the startup established by Flicker co-founder Stewart Butterfield, is raising $30 million in a new funding round to boost its growth campaign.
Michigan, US-based restaurant chain and pizza delivery firm Domino's Pizza launched a new mobile ordering app for iPad with a 3D pizza building feature that will give customers a visual way of customizing their pizza and when ordering for take-out or delivery.
In its 14th acquisition, San Francisco, US-based publishing platform developer Automattic bought New York City-based code-free website creation startup Scroll Kit for an undisclosed amount to integrate the latter's features into WordPress.
Ondot Systems has been planning to develop a system that would allow credit and debit card holders to manage all aspects of their accounts through a mobile app making the company received $18 million investment.
Stitch has raised $3.25 million seed funding led by Google Ventures, Foundation Capital, Freestyle Capital, SoftTech and ENIAC Ventures with participation from angles including Tom Conrad, Brad Garlinghouse and Eric Hahn.
Startup Wish has received $19 million new investment led by GGV Capital and Formation 8 along with Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang while managing director for GGV Hans Tung joined the company's board of directors.
Tech website Tech.eu has raised a small funding round valued €150,000 from multiple angel investors to support expensive content as it promotes to bridge the gap in the tech industry in Europe.
Quibb has announced receiving $650k seed funding from investors which would be added with another $100k round through Alphaworks, a crowdsourced equity exchange platform.
Sequoia Capital entered the home security and automation arena by making a minority investment in Boston, US-based company SimpliSafe to take advantage of the lucrative situation of the present do-it-yourself home security market.
Microsoft's deal to acquire Nokia valued $7.2 billion have been set to close on Friday which is also in time for the company's target saying that the deal was expected to close during the first quarter of 2014.
Beauty box sampler, Birchbox, has received USD60 million in Series C funding round led by Viking Global Investors and other financiers including Accel Partners, Consigliere Brand Capital, Aspect Partners and First Round Capital.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based outsourcing startup Supahands wants to help Southeast Asian clients save time and gain focus for more important tasks by providing them with multi-lingual and home-based virtual assistants who can do various tasks for them.
A new mobile app and Chrome extension called FIO provides users with a simple way to track five of their chosen time zones at a time with corresponding colors to help frequent travelers cut through jet lag.
Mountain View, US-based business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn already reached the 300-million mark in registered users worldwide, with half of that number coming from countries outside of its home country.
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