News tagged with funding

Delays hang over Pakistan 3G lifeline

Pakistan's cash-strapped government has promised to sell 3G mobile telephone licences to raise revenue, match regional rivals and drive prosperity, but the process has been beset by delays.

Aug 07, 2013
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Microryza helps round up dollars for fund-it-yourself science

When two University of Washington graduates launched one of the first crowd funding sites for science, they had to beat the bushes for projects. A year later, so many researchers are beating on Microryza's door that the startup ...

Jul 10, 2013
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Bebo founders buy website back for just $1 mn

The British couple who sold social networking site Bebo for $850 million (655 million euros) five years ago have bought back the company for just $1 million and say they will relaunch it.

Jul 03, 2013
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Sony chief says time needed to study proposal

Sony Corp. needs more time to study a key proposal from a U.S. hedge fund to spin off a part of its entertainment unit as a way to propel its fledgling revival, the chief executive told shareholders Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013
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