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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald