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Stripe Raises Another $70 Million, Doubling Its Valuation To $3.5 Billion

john-collison-stripe Ultra-hot payments startup Stripe has brought on $ 70 million in new funding that will double its valuation less than a year after its last raise. The round, which was first reported by the Financial Times, brings the total amount Stripe has raised to more than $ 200 million. Read More


White Sox agree $15 million, 3-year deal with Duke (Yahoo Sports)

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Zach Duke delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $ 15 million, three-year contract with left-handed reliever Zach Duke, boosting their bullpen.

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Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin reacts after the Pirates completed an inning-ending bases-loaded double play on a grounder by St. Louis Cardinals' Oscar Taveras in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year, $  82 million contract. Martin took a physical Monday, Nov 17 and the Blue Jays are expected to finalize the deal Tuesday, according to the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet complete. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Free agent catcher Russell Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized an $ 82 million, five-year contract on Tuesday.

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British Broadcaster Sky Invests $7 Million In YouTube Video Network Whistle Sports

Screenshot 2014-10-29 15.01.53 Sky is best known as a British satellite broadcaster, but it is increasingly becoming a startup investor after it announced its third deal in a month. The company has ploughed $ 7 million into Whistle Sports, a YouTube network that is focused on — you guessed it — sports videos for young people. Read More


Great Space: Future MLB Hall of Famer Randy Johnson Lists Arizona Estate for $25 Million

Baseball Great Randy Johnson, aka “The Big Unit,” has listed his 25,000-square-foot Paradise Valley, Ariz., estate for $ 25 million. The Joffe Group, Arizona’s top luxury real estate team and part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, was selected to sell the home. This custom-built, Mediterranean estate is located on a tiered, five-acre parcel, perfectly situated […]
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Square Closes $150 Million Round At $6 Billion Valuation

square screen shot Square just closed the Series E round it had been raising. Filings in September showed the e-commerce payments company was set to raise at least $ 100 million, but the deal wasn’t done just yet. Now a Square spokesman has confirmed the raises to the New York Times, led by new investor the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC). This puts Square at A $ 6 billion valuation. Read More


Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Acquires Move, Inc. for $950 Million Cash Deal

News Corp and Move, Inc. announced Tuesday that News Corp, the massive media empire owned by Rupert Murdoch, has agreed to acquire leading online real estate business Move, Inc. for $ 950 million in an all-cash tender offer. REA Group Limited (“REA”), which is 61.6 percent owned by News Corp and is the operator of the […]
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Helping Local Businesses Get the Five Star Review, FiveStars Raises $26 Million

8205052316_e1eddc2789_k In the $ 60 billion market for customer loyalty among small and medium-sized services businesses companies always looking for an edge. With cute coffee shops and artisanal stores springing up on every corner from Portland to Pittsburgh, differentiated solely by the wit on their chalkboard sidewalk displays, small store owners are always looking for new ways to connect with their customers.… Read More


Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million

dropcam-hd Remember those rumors a few weeks ago that Google was looking to acquire the plug-and-play security camera company, Dropcam?
Yep. It just happened.
Just months after being acquired themselves, the now Google-owned Nest has just announced that they’ve acquired Dropcam. Read More