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CodeSpark raises $4.1 million for games that teach kids how to code

A Los Angeles startup called codeSpark has raised $4.1 million in seed funding for web and mobile games that teach kids how to code, even before they know how to read and write effectively. CodeSpark&

GE Invests Up to $40 Million in eSolar

General Electric Co. (GE) bought a minority stake in the California-based solar company eSolar this week. As a result of the deal, Paul Browning, President and CEO of Thermal Products for GE Energy, w

UberMedia, Indeed. Bill Gross' Twitter Ecosystem Empire Just Acquired TweetDeck

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TweetUp Launches “AdSense For Twitter” Product At #TCDisrupt

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/tweetup.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.tweetup.com">TweetUp</a>, the <a href="http://twitter.com">Twitter</a>-focused <a href="https:/

$1 million: UK's Top 10 buys .com domain for global expansion

<img class="shot" title="top10com" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/top10com-300x87.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="87" />[UK] A million dollars, baby. That's the amount paid by U

Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/perfectmarket.png" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.perfectmarket.com">Perfect Market</a>, which markets solutions aimed to assist publishe

When Amazon Bought Zappos, Clothes.com Also Came In The Box

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/amazon_zappos.png" width="200" height="141" /> When Amazon paid <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/07/22/amazon-buys-zappos/