Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) increases in speed rankings after Netflix deal

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has jumped six slots over the previous month in terms of the Netflix speed rankings. Now it is the number five major service provider in Netflix’s Monthly ISP Speed Index for March.

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Lamudi raises $7 million

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Lamudi is a real estate classifieds website that operates in 21 markets in Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Lamudi has raised $7 million in funding from several investors. The only investor name that was disclosed is Tengelmann Ventures. It is unclear whether if this $7 million funding round is a seed round or later stage financing.
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Dart is the “world’s smallest laptop adapter” that is now on Kickstarter

An MIT spin-off called FINsix created the “world’s smallest” 65W laptop adapter called the Dart. The Dart project is now on Kickstarter and costs as low as $79 per unit. The charge is four times smaller and six times lighter than other adapters. It also comes with a 2.1A USB port. It uses highly efficient very high frequency (VHF) power conversion that was patented by MIT.
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The Herjavec Group acquires Galaxy Tech

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You make recognize the name The Herjavec Group (THG) as being the Internet security company founded by Robert Herjavec. Herjavec is one of the stars and investors of the ABC show “Shark Tank.”
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Hacker Andrew ‘Weev’ Auernheimer is released

Andrew ‘Weev’ Auernheimer was convicted for hacking AT&T’s servers, but he has been released from prison. Auernheimer won an appeal against the conviction for exploiting a vulnerability in AT&T’s website to collect the e-mail addresses from Apple iPad users. Weev hacked AT&T in 2010 and was convicted for 41 months.
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Amazon Fire TV, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) released the Fire TV device around a week ago. The Amazon Fire TV has voice search, a quad-core processor, 2GB of memory, dedicated GPU, 1080p HD video, Dolby Digital Plus surround sound, and the ability to play games.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) buys a renewable power plant project in Oregon

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has purchased a “small hydroelectric project” at a Central Oregon site near the company’s new data center in Prineville.

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Sharp Corporation (6753) may consider 200 billion yen in new shares

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Sharp Corporation (TYO:6753) may be increasing its capital through a public share offering in the fiscal year ending March 2015, according to Asahi. Sharp is known for supplying the displays for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Sharp might raise around 200 billion yen ($2 billion) through this process.

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