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Yahoo buys mobile 'self-destruct' messaging app Blink

Yahoo Inc has bought Blink, a mobile messaging startup whose app lets users send messages that will self-destruct at a time set by the sender.

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Alibaba's Jack Ma: investors and entrepreneurs like husbands and wives

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chair of Alibaba Group Holding, said investors and entrepreneurs can fall out like domestic couples squabbling over their children in a blog post published late on Monday as the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut prepares for its blockbuster initial public offering.

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Microsoft boosts OneDrive storage for business clients to 1TB

In a bid to gain traction over its growing competitors, Washington, US-based software giant Microsoft Corp announced a major boost in its OneDrive cloud storage capacity for business clients, from 25 gigab ytes to one terabyte.

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US collaboration platform Slack raising $30M in new funding

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.

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Wish scores $19 million in new round

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.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd accelerates growth revenue, a timeley lift before anticipated IPO

Alibaba Group Holding's revenue has accelerated just in time before launching its public debut, reported ET.

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TPG Growth to invest $100M in joint venture with Smile Group to help businesses expand to India and Africa

New York, US-based investment firm TPG Growth committed $100 million in a joint venture with Gurgaon, India-based emerging business market builder Smile Group to help Internet and e-commerce firms expand to India, Africa, and other emerging markets.

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Viddsee launches new site to promote Asian indie films on social network

Online video platform Viddsee launched its new site Viddsee BUZZ to promote independent films from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Philippines on social media and help them go viral.

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Vevo and Yaho expanding partnership ties

Vevo and Yahoo are expanding their partnership through a deal allowing Yahoo Screen to show viewers Vevo programs, reported TechCrunch.

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San Francisco mobile app performance platform Crittercism takes home $30M in funding

San Francisco, US-based mobile app performance startup Crittercism took home $30 million in a funding round led by Scale Venture Partners for its expansion and enterprise initiatives.

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AdsNative raises USD2 million in seed funding

AdsNative has raised USD2 million in seed funding to be used for its technology expansion, reported TechCrunch.

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Yahoo to build own streaming video platform to take on YouTube

Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer is considering building a streaming video platform within the next few months to take on YouTube and to gain higher revenue that video ads will be able to bring to the company.

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XO Group acquires recipe aggregation platform Gojee

Gojee, a recipe-finding site, has been acquired by the XO Group for an undisclosed amount, after talks with other possible acquirers like Yahoo failed, TechCrunch reported.

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US-based SQL database startup VoltDB raises $8M in Series B funding

Bedford, US-based SQL database startup VoltDB raised $8 million in a Series B funding round led by an unnamed investor from Silicon Valley to scale databases both up and out.

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Yahoo snaps up automated graphic design startup Vizify

Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant Yahoo snapped up Portland, Oregon-based automated graphic design startup Vizify for an undisclosed amount as part of its on-going acquisition spree of design-focused startups.

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