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Vokle Lands Funding for Video Conferencing Technology

Santa Monica, Calif. - Vokle, a developer of video conferencing technology, has raised $542,000 in debt financing and convertible notes, part of an expected $1 million...

ChaCha Lands $7 Million for Mobile Answers Service

Indianapolis, Ind. - ChaCha, a text message-based search engine service, announced on Monday that it has raised $7 million in its fifth round of venture capital financing. ...

PersonalWeb Melds with Brilliant Digital's Kinetech

Brilliant Digital Entertainment subsidiary Kinetech Inc. and Texas-based startup PersonalWeb Technologies confirmed the recent completion of an asset contribution that provided BDE with majority ownership of PersonalWeb. Kinetech contributed its Truenames patent portfolio to PersonalWeb as part of the transaction, but other business details were not available. The companies said the purpose of the agreement was to combine the technology, software development and intellectual property strengths of both companies.

Hulu Kicks Off Original Content with Morgan Spurlock

Hulu has chosen as its first original television-style series A Day in the Life, a six-episode documentary by Morgan Spurlock, his producing...

Fox Movie Mall virtual storefronts offer QR code mobile shopping

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Taubman Centers have collaborated to establish Fox Movie Mall virtual storefronts, an upgrade from DVD vending machines that incorporate considerable marketing pizzazz for the studio’s Fox Movie Mall app.

'Mongrels' Gets a Visa to Appear on Hulu [with trailer]

Following Hulu’s success with the British sci-fi series "Misfits," the streaming service and BBC Worldwide America today announced a deal to bring BBC3’s "Mongrels" to the United States exclusively through Hulu and Hulu Plus.

Netflix Rolls Out to 43 More Countries

Netflix continues its international expansion, bringing its streaming service to 43 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rolling launch campaign began in Brazil on Sept. 5 and will continue for a week.

StackMob Lands $7.5 Million for Mobile App Cloud Platform

San Francisco - StackMob, the provider of a platform for developing and managing mobile applications in the cloud, announced on Monday that it has...

PepsiCo Picks Ten Startups to Mentor

PepsiCo has named the ten European startups that will make up the PepsiCo10, the company’s program for discovering and supporting emerging technology companies. These startups will work on pilot marketing initiatives with some of PepsiCo's leading brands.

Hulu finds a match in exclusive original series [with trailer]

Hulu announced another addition to its growing catalog of original content. "Paul, the Male Matchmaker," a new web series from Warner Bros. Television Group's Studio 2.0, will debut Feb. 13 exclusively on Hulu.