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Prismatic will shut down its news app for iOS, Android and Web

Today, Prismatic declared that it will no longer be available and accessible for iOS, Android, and web news reader products and Interest Graph APIs for third-party developers.

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Alien Research Center

Phone Home: Russian billionaire commits $100 Million in search for intelligent alien life

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner committed $100 million to the most comprehensive search for intelligent life form in the universe.

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Bhavish Aggarwal

India's Ola raises about $314 million in fresh funding: company filing

India's biggest online cab-hailing service Ola has raised about $314 million in a fresh funding round from investors led by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner's DST Global, a company filing showed.

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Yuri Milner's DST Global plans to invest more in U.S. start-ups

Yuri Milner, the billionaire Russian who holds the largest outside stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, said he expects to invest more evenly between the United States and China in 2015.

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ClassDojo

San Francisco startup ClassDojo bags $8.5M in funding to manage students' classroom behavior

San Francisco, US-based startup ClassDojo bagged $8.5M in its first institutional funding round to develop its mobile platform that provides an easier way of managing and monitoring the behavior of students inside the classroom.

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AppSlingr

Otoy acquires San Francisco-based app-streaming startup AppSlingr

Los Angeles, US-based graphics-rendering firm Otoy acquired San Francisco-based app-streaming startup AppSlingr for an undisclosed amount to make large applications run in the cloud using any device.

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Yuri Milner

Russian investor Yuri Milner backs American cloud graphics firm Otoy

Russian tech investor Yuri Milner, together with Morgan Stanley chief John Mack, invested an undisclosed amount in Los Angeles, US-based cloud graphics firm Otoy to commercialize its suite cloud-based content creation tools.

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First Opinion

US-based health consultation app First Opinion raises $1.2M in funding

US-based mobile health consultation app First Opinion raised $1.2M in funding from Greylock, Yuri Milner, Felicis Ventures, and 500 Startups to expland its consultants and workforce.

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Planet Labs

San Fracisco's Planet Labs secures $52M to launch satellite fleet into space

California, US-based firm Planet Labs has closed a fresh $52 million from a recent funding round to launch small satellites into space and gather data about the Earth.

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Yuri Milner

Yuri Milner invests millions into GenapSys

Russian millionaire and entrepreneur Yuri Milner recently led a Series B funding round for genetics upstart GenapSys for the commercialization of the company's genome-sequencing platform.

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