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Android App Store GetJar Raises Another $25 Million in Funding

Independent mobile app store GetJar said on Tuesday that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding from investors including current backers Tiger Global Management and Accel Partners.

The San Mateo, Calif., company–which has been the source of 1.5 billion downloads so far for Google’s Android mobile operating system–said it will use the new money to expand sales, marketing and its engineering ranks.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus