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Tracking the explosive growth of open-source software

Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures and a former managing director at Intel Capital. More posts by this contributor: How viral open-source startups can build themselves into enterprise-IT powerhouses The Money In Open-Source Software Max Schireson is the former CEO of open-source database company MongoDB and is currently an executive-in-residence at Battery Ventures. More […]

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11-Year-Old Boy Hangs Himself After Being Triggered By Social Media Suicide Prank Read The Tragic Story

A young girl in Michigan is facing criminal charges after her fake suicide prank on social media triggered the real suicide of an 11-year-old boy. Police in Marquette, Michigan confirm that an unidentified juvenile is charged with malicious use of telecommunication services and using a computer to commit a crime after the boy was found […]

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Mobile marketing and data startup mParticle raises $17.5M

mParticle announced today that it has raised $17.5 million in Series B funding. The New York City startup helps marketers collect user data through a variety of services and then funnel that data to other marketing and analytics tools. Co-founder and CEO Michael Katz said this not only reduces integration challenges and technical difficulties, but […]

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