Tag Archive: Raises


App Camp for Girls raises $100K with two days left

Head to any technology conference and you’ll wonder where all the women are. We live in an age where women are routinely underrepresented at best, harassed and threatened at worst. Technology classes in schools are just as bad, with less… Read more ›

Xiaomi the money: Apple copycat raises record $1.5 billion in funding

Xiaomi has quickly become the world’s third largest smartphone supplier, thanks to its cheap Apple-esques devices, and all that copying is about to pay off big time. CNBC reports that the Chinese startup is raising $ 1.5 billion in capitol, the… Read more ›

Xiaomi the money: Apple copycat raises record $1.5 billion in funding

Xiaomi has quickly become the world’s third largest smartphone supplier, thanks to its cheap Apple-esques devices, and all that copying is about to pay off big time. CNBC reports that the Chinese startup is raising $ 1.5 billion in capitol, the… Read more ›

Xiaomi the money: Apple copycat raises record $1.5 billion in funding

Thanks to its cheap, Apple-esque devices, Xiaomi has quickly become the world’s third-largest smartphone supplier. Now all that copying is about to pay off big time: The Chinese startup is raising $ 1.5 billion in capital, the largest private financing deal… Read more ›

Apple raises repair costs for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

With every new iPhone purchase, it’s important to weigh the cost of repairs against the value of Apple’s extended warranty. This year, Apple has raised repair costs for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Here’s the complete cost breakdown for… Read more ›

Sam Sung charity auction raises $2,653 for Children’s Wish Foundation

Sam Sung, the most ironically-named Apple retail employee on earth, is giving away his work shirt, badge, and business card to raise money for charity. The eBay auction ended last night with a winning bid of $ 2,653. “I had a… Read more ›

‘Jesus Gonna Be Here’ raises the stakes for True Blood‘s final season

Sookie, Bill, Jason, LaFayette, Sam, and Jessica are back in the final season of True Blood, HBO’s killer vampire drama that’s in its seventh and final season. We’re here to watch as the writers and actors raise the stakes for… Read more ›

Action-packed Guardians of the Galaxy trailer raises the sci-fi stakes

The new trailer (below) for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana has us chomping at the galactic bit for the full movie, due out in theaters on August 1. There’s plenty of action in this… Read more ›

Tile Raises $2.6M, Surpasses Lockitron as Most Successful Selfstarter Campaign

tile-1  We were impressed enough with Tile’s unique take on the Bluetooth-enabled tracking device to realize that its little gizmo was going to take off like a Saturn V rocket. Indeed, Tile has now become the most successful Selfstarter campaign by blowing past Lockitron, who created the open-source crowdfunding alternative after their smartphone-connected door lock […]

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Apple’s SEC Filing Reveals Tim Cook’s 2012 Compensation & Pay Raises In Wake Of Scott Forstall Departure

Back from the holidays, Apple has just filed a preliminary proxy statement with the SEC today in preparation for its annual shareholder meeting in 2013. It’s filled with a lot of insight into the inner workings of our favorite company, and while the biggest news is probably Tim Cook’s remuneration for 2012, there are also other interesting tidbits, including Apple’s resistance to the idea of the appointment of a Board Committe  [Read More…]