LinkedIn Kicks Off Its Pulse Integration

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“Smart” Scale-Maker Withings Raises $30 Million to, Well, Scale

Withings, a France-based maker of digital-health devices, has raised $30 million in venture capital funding from Bpifrance, Idinvest Partners, 360 Capital Partners and repeat investor Ventech. Withings makes a Wi-Fi-connected scale that automatically sends your weight data to your phone; it also makes a smart baby monitor and, most recently, a wearable activity-tracker called the Pulse. The company plans to use the funding to further expand overseas and build up its research and development teams.

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14 Things About Charles Huang, Guitar Hero Producer and Green Throttle Co-Founder

The RedOctane and Green Throttle co-founder talks about Bruce Lee, Sherlock Holmes, high-speed rail, childhood obesity and more.

Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo: We’re Playing a Long-Term Game

“I have a view that if you build something that’s good, and you keep making it better, it lasts,” says D’Angelo.

AppGratis Gets the Boot & WhatsApp Ain’t Selling: The AllThingsD Week in Review 4/07/13 — 4/13/13

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Yep, LinkedIn Acquires Newsreader Startup Pulse for $90 Million

We knew it was coming. Now it’s official.

Circa’s Matt Galligan on Building a Different Kind of News Reader (Video)

Mobile news apps are hot. Summly just sold for a ridonkulous amount of money, for example. So what’s up with the “atomic bits” list-makers of the San Francisco?

Samsung’s Galaxy S4, Cisco’s Gender Mea Culpa and YamTrader’s SXSW Troll: The AllThingsD Week in Review 3/10/13 — 3/16/13

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LinkedIn Shares Reach Record High

Not two days after Kara Swisher reported that LinkedIn would soon acquire the Pulse news reader app for more than $50 million, shares of LinkedIn were trading at a record high on Wednesday morning, reaching $181.47 at their peak before settling back down around $179, a gain of about 2 percent for the day. The company also reported record earnings last quarter, outperforming analysts’ expectations.

Mediafed Snaps Up News Aggregation App Taptu