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Sweden’s Truecaller clinches $60 mln in venture capital funding

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Truecaller, a global mobile phone directory and caller identification service, has secured $ 60 million in funding from U.S. tech funds and lured a founder of Internet calling firm Skype to its board, the Swedish startup said … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg joins Reddit funding round

Online discussion forum raises $ 50m Asia homepage

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U.S. air force seeks funding for space surveillance satellites

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force plans to request initial funding for three surveillance satellites to track objects in space as part of its fiscal 2016 budget request, a top Air Force general said Tuesday. General … Continue reading

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Give money to your favorite YouTube channels with Fan Funding

You can finally tip your favorite YouTubers for a job well done, thanks to the new Fan Funding feature.¬†According to AndroidPolice, all it takes is clicking the relevant icon on the top left corner of a video, interacting with the … Continue reading

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Square in talks for $200 mln funding: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Mobile payment startup Square Inc, co-founded by Twitter Inc Chairman Jack Dorsey, is in talks to raise $ 200 million, at a valuation of $ 6 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. Some … Continue reading

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Bank faces Hamas funding claims in NY trial

Arab Bank is pitted against the families and victims of attacks allegedly carried out by Hamas between 2001 and 2004 Asia homepage

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Exclusive: YouTube weighs funding efforts to boost premium content – sources

By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, a move that … Continue reading

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Super PAC to end all super PACs hits its $5 million funding goal

A crowdfunded super PAC designed to end all super PACs has achieved its funding goal. The Mayday PAC raised $ 5 million from over 50,000 small contributions over the past couple of months. Added to the $ 5 million matching … Continue reading

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Early birds swoop on pre-IPO funding

Investors are scrambling to get ahead of rivals and backing companies in final rounds before they go public and sending valuations spiralling higher Asia homepage

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Obama plans funding for Syrian rebels

President will seek $ 500m in the 2015 defence budget amid a reassessment in the White House of the impact of the Syrian civil war on US interests Asia homepage

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