News tagged with public money

Data sharing for food security

Data cannot be eaten, but giving everyone free access to information could lead to innovations that enhance the production and distribution of food, resulting in global food security. 'Open Access Data for ...

May 06, 2013
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Facebook to hold press event, stock passes $30

Shares of Facebook are pushing above $30 for the first time since July after it sent out invitations to "come and see what we're building" Tuesday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

Jan 09, 2013
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Venture funding, number of deals decline in 3Q (Update)

Funding for startups declined 12 percent in the July-September period as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals, according to a new report. Companies in the early stages of funding saw declines as investors stayed ...

Oct 19, 2012
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LivingSocial seeks $400 million in funding

(AP) -- LivingSocial, the No. 2 online deals site behind Groupon, plans to raise $400 million in a private offering that will likely give it a cushion to put off an initial public offering.

Dec 08, 2011
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States stop circumcisions funds amid budget crisis

(AP) -- A nationwide debate about circumcisions for newborn boys, combined with cash-strapped public health budgets, has Colorado taking sides with 17 other states that no longer fund Medicaid coverage of ...

Jun 24, 2011
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