Founders launch new tech site venture after closure of AllThingsD

After leaving digital news publication AllThingsD with owner News Corp, editors and founders Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg are focused on building its newest online news site venture called Re/code.

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US software giant Oracle to add Responsys in $1.5B deal

American software giant Oracle said today that it will acquire email marketing firm Responsys in a deal valued at $1.5 billion, to combine it with recent acquisition Eloqua.

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Swedish payments firm Klarna adds Germany's SOFORT for $150M

Sweden-based online payments company Klarna has bought Germany-based firm SOFORT in an acquisition deal valued at $150 million to become one of Europe's biggest independent payments alternative.

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San Francisco motivational startup Pact secures $1.55M to help people achieve health goals

San Francisco-based motivational startup Pact has raised $1.55 million in a recent funding round to develop its mobile apps that help users hit health goals through monetary stakes.

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US media firm NBC Universal takes stake in AllThingsD, which is set to change name -report

NBC Universal has agreed to buy a minority stake in tech-news site AllThingdD, which is set to be renamed "Revere Digital" this month, according to a Bloomberg report.

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The Chernin Group acquires majority stake in anime video service Crunchyroll

Los Angeles-based media platform company The Chernin Group (TCG) acquired a majority stake in anime video distribution firm Crunchyroll, giving Peter Chernin's company one of the world's largest streaming websites.

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NBC Universal considering investment in AllThingsD founders' new venture

NBC Universal is close to getting a minority stake in a new company being formed by technology journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher whom runs AllThingsD from sources whom are familiar with the situation.

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Coursera nabs USD20 million more in Series B funding

US-based education startup Coursera added another USD20 million to its USD43 million Series B funding, bringing in a total of USD63 million for the round.

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LivingSocial compensates for 40-hour outage using discounts

Coupon website LivingSocial offered a 25% discount on selected deals for its US and Canadian clients following a rare 40-hour outage that crippled its website, apps, and merchant center.

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LivingSocial still down after more than 30 hours

The LivingSocial website and mobile apps went down and have not been back up since Tuesday 2:45 pm ET, but the site said this outage was not caused by a malicious attack.

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Google in talks to buy rights to NFL's Sunday Ticket service - report

AllThingsD reported Google Inc is currently having talks with the National Footbal League to acquire the rights to NFL's Sunday Ticket service presently owned by DirecTV.

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