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Uber valuation

June 10, 2014

Fancy taxi app Uber just closed a new round of funding that valued the company at $18.2 billion, less than a year after being valued at $3.5 billion. Despite the company “operating in 128 cities in 37 countries around the world with hundreds of thousands of transportation providers and millions of consumers connecting to our platform,” there are a lot of people who don’t think it’s worth that much.

Micro-bloginomics

February 6, 2014

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A look at tech heading into CES

January 7, 2014

While most of the country works its way through a deep freeze (and really – it’s just ridiculous, this cold), it’s a bit more temperate in Las Vegas. That’s where investors and enthusiasts – ok, 150,000 of them – are gathering for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, which features the usual healthy dose of tech bigwigs (Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, John Chambers of Cisco) and tons of others over the next few days.

Payment plans

By Ben Walsh
November 12, 2013

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