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How big is Alibaba?

All the Western companies you’d have to combine to get something like Alibaba – Quartz

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Apple To Acquire Beats For $3.2 Billion

Apple In Talks To Acquire Beats For $3.2 Billion, Says FT | TechCrunch Finally. Over $3 BILLION!

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BitPay Is Raising $30M

BitPay Is Raising $30M At A $160M Valuation From Index, Richard Branson | TechCrunch No one can stop Bitcoin. I can’t imagine this can happen in Japan now.

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Evernote May Be the Next Mobile App to Split Itself Up

Evernote May Be the Next Mobile App to Split Itself Up | Business | WIRED Companies like Facebook, Foursquare, and Dropbox are separating their sweeping online services into many smaller, single-purpose applications that specialize in just one thing.

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Automattic Raises $160 Million

WordPress.com Parent Automattic Raises $160 Million, Valued at $1.16 Billion | Re/code In an interview, Mullenweg said that he is aiming to use the money for a number of things, including growing the business, expanding its small employee base of 240 and increasing marketing. While Automattic has been run as a break-even business, he noted […]