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  • Bigcommerce Raises $50M Series D From SoftBank, Telstra, And American Express

    Bigcommerce Raises $50M Series D From SoftBank, Telstra, And American Express

    E-commerce platform Bigcommerce announced today that it has raised $50 million in Series D funding, led by SoftBank Capital, with participation from Telstra Ventures, American Express, and returning investors General Catalyst and Revolution Growth. The capital will be used to develop the technology behind Bigcommerce’s cloud-based platform, further sales and marketing initiatives, and… Read More

  • Web Video Startup Ooyala Raises $43 Million From Telstra

    Video distribution startup Ooyala raised another $43 million today, in a round of funding led by Australian telecom service provider Telstra. The funding brings the total amount raised to more than $120 million, and buys the company some time before it might have to go public. Ooyala customers include ESPN, Fox Sports, Pac-12 Network, and, uh, Telstra. Read More

  • Video Services Provider Ooyala Lands $35M From Australian Telco Giant Telstra To Go Big Overseas

    Video Services Provider Ooyala Lands $35M From Australian Telco Giant Telstra To Go Big Overseas

    Back in 2007, Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp left Google with aspirations to revolutionize in-video advertising. Ooyala didn’t quite revolutionize advertising, but it has found more than a little success in what has become a very crowded market. The company’s video player now delivers cross-device content to over 6,000 domains, reaching nearly 200 million viewers, and… Read More

  • Australian telco to offer free laptops with data service

    Hopefully this is a sign of things to come, as Australian mobile company Telstra will be giving laptops away to business users who sign up for a three-year contract for mobile data service. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, “The company has released a new plan for business customers — only those with an ABN — which offers them a laptop and wireless broadband card at… Read More

  • 3G BlackBerry Heading to Australia

    Traveling in a fried-out combie On a hippie trail, head full of zombie I met a strange lady, she made me nervous She took me in and gave me a 3.6Mbps mobile e-mail device running on Australia’s Telstra network. That’s what’s coming to the Land Down Under, according to ZDNet Australia. Not a whole lot of other details except that it might have built-in GPS and Wi-Fi and should… Read More